The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 38 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 114 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.02% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.84% 4.15% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 20 16
Median daily rate £442 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +54.92%
Spring
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
677 603 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 23.31% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 390 322
Median daily rate £383 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 58 £488 -
Birmingham +21 32 £300 -7.69% 1
Warwickshire -5 10 £400 +6.66% 1
Solihull - 5 £440 -
Walsall +3 2 £545 -
Coventry - 2 £325 - 4
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 161 (96.99%) Java
2 109 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (55.42%) J2EE
4 88 (53.01%) MongoDB
5 83 (50.00%) Puppet
6 69 (41.57%) SQL
7 68 (40.96%) Linux
8 66 (39.76%) Maven
9 65 (39.16%) Hibernate
9 65 (39.16%) Git (software)
10 64 (38.55%) Spring Boot
11 58 (34.94%) Oracle
12 53 (31.93%) HTML
13 49 (29.52%) Docker
14 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
15 44 (26.51%) Microservices
16 42 (25.30%) Scala
17 41 (24.70%) Play Framework
17 41 (24.70%) CSS
18 39 (23.49%) SOAP
18 39 (23.49%) Software Architecture
19 38 (22.89%) Open Source
19 38 (22.89%) RabbitMQ
19 38 (22.89%) JUnit
20 37 (22.29%) XML
20 37 (22.29%) JSON
21 34 (20.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 33 (19.88%) jQuery
23 32 (19.28%) Web Services
24 31 (18.67%) WebLogic

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 20 (12.05%) Confluence
3 17 (10.24%) JBoss
4 16 (9.64%) Node.js
5 11 (6.63%) Apache
5 11 (6.63%) Liferay
6 10 (6.02%) CMS
7 7 (4.22%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.22%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.81%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.81%) nginx
9 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.20%) Mule
9 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.60%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.01%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Heroku
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) HTTP
2 7 (4.22%) Network Security
2 7 (4.22%) SSL
2 7 (4.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (53.01%) MongoDB
2 24 (14.46%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (8.43%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.81%) DB2
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.20%) MySQL
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (39.76%) Maven
2 65 (39.16%) Git (software)
3 38 (22.89%) JUnit
4 34 (20.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (18.67%) JIRA
6 27 (16.27%) Eclipse
6 27 (16.27%) SoapUI
7 25 (15.06%) Selenium
8 23 (13.86%) ClearQuest
9 19 (11.45%) Jenkins
10 12 (7.23%) WebDriver
11 11 (6.63%) Ant
12 10 (6.02%) IntelliJ
12 10 (6.02%) Toad
13 9 (5.42%) Artifactory
14 8 (4.82%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (4.22%) Subversion
16 5 (3.01%) PVCS
17 4 (2.41%) Mockito
18 3 (1.81%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (6.02%) Automotive
2 1 (0.60%) Finance
2 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (55.42%) Developer
2 71 (42.77%) Architect
2 71 (42.77%) Java Developer
3 53 (31.93%) Software Architect
4 47 (28.31%) Java Architect
5 38 (22.89%) Java Software Architect
6 19 (11.45%) Senior Architect
6 19 (11.45%) Senior Software Architect
7 17 (10.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 17 (10.24%) Software Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) Senior Java Architect
9 13 (7.83%) Digital Architect
10 12 (7.23%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (7.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (6.63%) Java Engineer
12 10 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (6.02%) Java Software Developer
12 10 (6.02%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (6.02%) Scala Developer
12 10 (6.02%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (55.42%) J2EE
2 65 (39.16%) Hibernate
3 64 (38.55%) Spring Boot
4 53 (31.93%) HTML
5 41 (24.70%) CSS
5 41 (24.70%) Play Framework
6 39 (23.49%) SOAP
7 38 (22.89%) RabbitMQ
8 37 (22.29%) JSON
8 37 (22.29%) XML
9 33 (19.88%) jQuery
10 32 (19.28%) Web Services
11 31 (18.67%) Hystrix
12 30 (18.07%) ELK Stack
13 26 (15.66%) Struts
14 25 (15.06%) HTML5
14 25 (15.06%) Swagger
15 24 (14.46%) J2SE
15 24 (14.46%) REST
16 20 (12.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) DataPower
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (40.96%) Linux
2 26 (15.66%) Unix
3 10 (6.02%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.51%) Microservices
3 39 (23.49%) Software Architecture
4 38 (22.89%) Open Source
5 28 (16.87%) DevOps
6 26 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (15.66%) TDD
7 20 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 19 (11.45%) MVC
9 18 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (10.84%) Scrum
10 16 (9.64%) Waterfall
11 15 (9.04%) Project Planning
11 15 (9.04%) UML
12 14 (8.43%) OO
13 13 (7.83%) RUP
13 13 (7.83%) Service Management
13 13 (7.83%) Web Development
14 10 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (5.42%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 161 (96.99%) Java
2 69 (41.57%) SQL
3 47 (28.31%) JavaScript
4 42 (25.30%) Scala
5 27 (16.27%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.83%) C#
7 11 (6.63%) C++
7 11 (6.63%) VB
8 7 (4.22%) Haskell
9 3 (1.81%) PHP
10 2 (1.20%) Python
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.23%) Degree
3 12 (7.23%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.41%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 49 (29.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 83 (50.00%) Puppet
2 30 (18.07%) Graphite
3 21 (12.65%) Grafana
4 3 (1.81%) Kibana
5 2 (1.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 58 (34.94%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) webMethods
3 15 (9.04%) WSO2
4 11 (6.63%) Adobe
4 11 (6.63%) Google
5 7 (4.22%) Sun
6 3 (1.81%) BEA
6 3 (1.81%) IBM
6 3 (1.81%) Pega
6 3 (1.81%) Sybase
6 3 (1.81%) Vitria
7 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.20%) hybris
8 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft