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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 81 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 67 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.07% 0.95% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.54% 4.35% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 9
Median daily rate £435 £363 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
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
785 552 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.25% 21.89% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 351 336
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -10 22 £475 +11.76% 1
Birmingham 0 14 £450 +12.50% 5
Coventry - 8 £525 - 1
Warwickshire -3 3 £350 -
Staffordshire -2 2 - - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 175 (96.69%) Java
2 111 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (50.28%) SQL
4 86 (47.51%) HTML
5 82 (45.30%) J2EE
5 82 (45.30%) MongoDB
6 81 (44.75%) Linux
7 76 (41.99%) Puppet
8 74 (40.88%) Git (software)
9 71 (39.23%) JavaScript
9 71 (39.23%) CSS
10 70 (38.67%) Hibernate
11 65 (35.91%) XML
12 62 (34.25%) SOAP
12 62 (34.25%) Maven
13 58 (32.04%) REST
13 58 (32.04%) Spring Boot
14 56 (30.94%) Docker
15 55 (30.39%) JSON
16 52 (28.73%) MVC
17 51 (28.18%) Open Source
18 49 (27.07%) HTML5
19 48 (26.52%) Microservices
20 47 (25.97%) Oracle
21 46 (25.41%) Web Services
22 43 (23.76%) Scala
22 43 (23.76%) RabbitMQ
22 43 (23.76%) Play Framework
23 40 (22.10%) Servlets
24 39 (21.55%) JSP

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 39 (21.55%) WebLogic
2 24 (13.26%) Confluence
3 23 (12.71%) JBoss
4 20 (11.05%) CMS
5 18 (9.94%) Tomcat
6 17 (9.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (7.18%) Apache
8 12 (6.63%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.31%) Liferay
9 6 (3.31%) nginx
10 5 (2.76%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.66%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.10%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.52%) Google App Engine
2 10 (5.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.66%) Network Security
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) SSH
3 1 (0.55%) SSL
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (45.30%) MongoDB
2 28 (15.47%) Relational Database
3 24 (13.26%) Oracle OWB
4 20 (11.05%) RDBMS
5 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.08%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.31%) DB2
10 5 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.66%) MySQL
11 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.10%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.10%) Riak
13 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 74 (40.88%) Git (software)
2 62 (34.25%) Maven
3 37 (20.44%) JUnit
4 36 (19.89%) JIRA
5 33 (18.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (17.13%) Selenium
7 30 (16.57%) SoapUI
8 25 (13.81%) ClearQuest
9 24 (13.26%) Eclipse
9 24 (13.26%) Jenkins
10 13 (7.18%) Ant
10 13 (7.18%) IntelliJ
10 13 (7.18%) Subversion
11 11 (6.08%) Cucumber
11 11 (6.08%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (6.08%) Toad
12 10 (5.52%) Artifactory
13 9 (4.97%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.76%) ClearCase
14 5 (2.76%) Mockito
General
1 19 (10.50%) Automotive
2 2 (1.10%) Finance
2 2 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (58.56%) Developer
2 78 (43.09%) Java Developer
3 68 (37.57%) Architect
4 43 (23.76%) Java Architect
5 38 (20.99%) Software Architect
6 28 (15.47%) Java Software Architect
7 21 (11.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (11.60%) Scala Developer
8 20 (11.05%) Java Engineer
8 20 (11.05%) Software Engineer
9 19 (10.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (10.50%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 19 (10.50%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (10.50%) Scala Software Engineer
10 18 (9.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 18 (9.94%) Java Software Developer
11 17 (9.39%) Java Scala Developer
12 15 (8.29%) Lead Developer
13 13 (7.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (7.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (47.51%) HTML
2 82 (45.30%) J2EE
3 71 (39.23%) CSS
4 70 (38.67%) Hibernate
5 65 (35.91%) XML
6 62 (34.25%) SOAP
7 58 (32.04%) REST
7 58 (32.04%) Spring Boot
8 55 (30.39%) JSON
9 49 (27.07%) HTML5
10 46 (25.41%) Web Services
11 43 (23.76%) Play Framework
11 43 (23.76%) RabbitMQ
12 40 (22.10%) Servlets
13 39 (21.55%) JSP
14 35 (19.34%) Struts
15 34 (18.78%) jQuery
16 33 (18.23%) ELK Stack
17 32 (17.68%) Hystrix
18 29 (16.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.31%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.31%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.66%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.10%) IVR
5 1 (0.55%) DataPower
5 1 (0.55%) Social Media
5 1 (0.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (44.75%) Linux
2 32 (17.68%) Unix
3 9 (4.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (61.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.73%) MVC
3 51 (28.18%) Open Source
4 48 (26.52%) Microservices
5 34 (18.78%) TDD
6 32 (17.68%) Software Architecture
7 27 (14.92%) Scrum
8 25 (13.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (13.81%) DevOps
8 25 (13.81%) OO
9 24 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (12.71%) Web Development
11 21 (11.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (11.60%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.94%) Waterfall
13 16 (8.84%) RUP
14 15 (8.29%) Project Planning
15 14 (7.73%) Front End Development
15 14 (7.73%) UML
16 13 (7.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 175 (96.69%) Java
2 91 (50.28%) SQL
3 71 (39.23%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.76%) Scala
5 22 (12.15%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.42%) C++
6 8 (4.42%) VB
7 5 (2.76%) Ruby
8 4 (2.21%) Python
9 3 (1.66%) C#
9 3 (1.66%) PHP
10 2 (1.10%) Groovy
10 2 (1.10%) XQuery
11 1 (0.55%) Haskell
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) SC Cleared
1 20 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.52%) Degree
2 10 (5.52%) OCPJP
2 10 (5.52%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) QA
System Software
1 56 (30.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (41.99%) Puppet
2 28 (15.47%) Graphite
3 17 (9.39%) Grafana
4 9 (4.97%) Consul
5 7 (3.87%) Kibana
6 6 (3.31%) logstash
7 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (25.97%) Oracle
2 27 (14.92%) Adobe
3 22 (12.15%) webMethods
4 20 (11.05%) WSO2
5 18 (9.94%) IBM
6 14 (7.73%) Google
7 6 (3.31%) BEA
7 6 (3.31%) Pega
7 6 (3.31%) Sybase
7 6 (3.31%) Vitria
8 3 (1.66%) Sun
9 1 (0.55%) Avaya
9 1 (0.55%) Genesys
9 1 (0.55%) hybris
9 1 (0.55%) KANA
9 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.55%) Splunk
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