The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 86 92 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.79% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 3.02% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 22
Average daily rate £310 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
594 496 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 26.29% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 262 274
Average daily rate £320 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 9 £350 +7.69% 4
Coventry - 6 £390 -
Warwickshire -3 4 £275 -4.34% 2
Wolverhampton -11 2 £265 -3.63% 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 53 (98.15%) Java
2 37 (68.52%) J2EE
3 35 (64.81%) HTML
4 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 34 (62.96%) CSS
5 32 (59.26%) jQuery
6 31 (57.41%) Tomcat
6 31 (57.41%) Eclipse
7 30 (55.56%) Linux
8 28 (51.85%) JSP
8 28 (51.85%) Maven
9 26 (48.15%) XSLT
9 26 (48.15%) XML
10 25 (46.30%) Ant
10 25 (46.30%) REST
11 24 (44.44%) Subversion
11 24 (44.44%) JSTL
12 23 (42.59%) CMS
12 23 (42.59%) Alterian
12 23 (42.59%) UNIX
12 23 (42.59%) Apache
13 22 (40.74%) .NET
14 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
14 13 (24.07%) Web Services
15 12 (22.22%) MVC
16 9 (16.67%) Struts
17 8 (14.81%) Scrum
17 8 (14.81%) SOA
17 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
18 7 (12.96%) TDD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 31 (57.41%) Tomcat
2 23 (42.59%) CMS
2 23 (42.59%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.85%) OLTP
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) Eclipse
2 28 (51.85%) Maven
3 25 (46.30%) Ant
4 24 (44.44%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) Log4j
5 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 38 (70.37%) Java Developer
3 19 (35.19%) Web Developer
4 18 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
10 1 (1.85%) Applications Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) J2EE
2 35 (64.81%) HTML
3 34 (62.96%) CSS
4 32 (59.26%) jQuery
5 28 (51.85%) JSP
6 26 (48.15%) XSLT
6 26 (48.15%) XML
7 25 (46.30%) REST
8 24 (44.44%) JSTL
9 22 (40.74%) .NET
10 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
10 13 (24.07%) Web Services
11 9 (16.67%) Struts
12 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
13 5 (9.26%) Java EE
14 4 (7.41%) RESTful
14 4 (7.41%) OSGi
14 4 (7.41%) SOAP
15 3 (5.56%) DHTML
15 3 (5.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Open Source
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Linux
2 23 (42.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) MVC
2 8 (14.81%) Scrum
2 8 (14.81%) SOA
2 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.96%) TDD
3 7 (12.96%) OO
4 5 (9.26%) Use Case
5 4 (7.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) BPEL
5 4 (7.41%) EAI
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) User Stories
6 3 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (3.70%) BDD
7 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.70%) OOD
8 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) Scala
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) ABAP
5 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Alterian
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) WSO2
2 3 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
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