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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 100 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 25 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.98% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.11% 3.89% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £281 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
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
609 592 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 25.33% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 332 205
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.36% -61.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +9 11 £375 +16.27% 1
Birmingham -7 8 £325 - 4
Wolverhampton +4 2 £220 -16.98%
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 41 (95.35%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) MVC
3 16 (37.21%) J2EE
4 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.88%) jQuery
5 14 (32.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (32.56%) Spring MVC
6 13 (30.23%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) CSS
7 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
7 12 (27.91%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
8 11 (25.58%) RESTful
9 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.26%) IBM
10 9 (20.93%) Scrum
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) UNIX
12 7 (16.28%) XML
12 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
12 7 (16.28%) SQL
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) JSON
12 7 (16.28%) BDD
12 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
13 6 (13.95%) Subversion
13 6 (13.95%) JBoss
14 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.63%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.95%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) CMS
5 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.65%) Mule
6 2 (4.65%) Apache
6 2 (4.65%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) DB2
4 3 (6.98%) JasperReports
4 3 (6.98%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.98%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) Maven
3 3 (6.98%) Ant
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) UI Developer
3 4 (9.30%) UI Programmer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Report Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) J2EE
2 15 (34.88%) jQuery
3 14 (32.56%) AngularJS
3 14 (32.56%) Spring MVC
4 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 12 (27.91%) CSS
5 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
6 11 (25.58%) RESTful
7 7 (16.28%) XML
7 7 (16.28%) JSON
8 5 (11.63%) JSP
8 5 (11.63%) JMS
8 5 (11.63%) DOM
8 5 (11.63%) HTML5
9 4 (9.30%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.30%) REST
9 4 (9.30%) Ajax
9 4 (9.30%) Web Services
9 4 (9.30%) Middleware
10 3 (6.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) zOS
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) TDD
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Line Management
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
8 3 (6.98%) ATDD
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.65%) Kanban
9 2 (4.65%) Content Management
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Vitria
3 3 (6.98%) BEA
3 3 (6.98%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (6.98%) Pega
4 2 (4.65%) Alterian
4 2 (4.65%) Sybase
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