The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 78 55 82
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs citing Spring 22 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 2.63% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 9.61% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £370 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
Spring
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 406 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.35% 27.40% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 259 296
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Leeds -17 16 £325 +8.33% 20
Bradford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Spring
Yorkshire

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (44.29%) Maven
4 31 (44.29%) J2EE
5 29 (41.43%) jQuery
6 28 (40.00%) XML
7 26 (37.14%) MVC
7 26 (37.14%) Spring MVC
8 25 (35.71%) SQL
9 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
10 23 (32.86%) HTML
11 19 (27.14%) Oracle
11 19 (27.14%) JSP
12 18 (25.71%) CSS
12 18 (25.71%) Web Services
13 16 (22.86%) REST
14 15 (21.43%) JPA
15 13 (18.57%) JMS
16 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
17 11 (15.71%) SOAP
17 11 (15.71%) Linux
17 11 (15.71%) Java EE
17 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
18 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 10 (14.29%) Apache Solr
18 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
18 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
19 9 (12.86%) JUnit
19 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (5.71%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Node.js
5 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) SSH
2 1 (1.43%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.71%) Redis
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Riak
4 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Maven
2 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.86%) JUnit
4 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.14%) JIRA
4 5 (7.14%) Subversion
5 4 (5.71%) Hudson
6 3 (4.29%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.86%) Selenium
8 1 (1.43%) Firebug
8 1 (1.43%) NUnit
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (94.29%) Developer
2 56 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (11.43%) UI Developer
5 7 (10.00%) UI Programmer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.71%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (5.71%) Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 31 (44.29%) J2EE
3 29 (41.43%) jQuery
4 28 (40.00%) XML
5 26 (37.14%) Spring MVC
6 23 (32.86%) HTML
7 19 (27.14%) JSP
8 18 (25.71%) CSS
8 18 (25.71%) Web Services
9 16 (22.86%) REST
10 15 (21.43%) JPA
11 13 (18.57%) JMS
12 11 (15.71%) SOAP
12 11 (15.71%) Java EE
13 9 (12.86%) Apache Camel
14 8 (11.43%) Ajax
14 8 (11.43%) CSS3
15 7 (10.00%) MooTools
16 6 (8.57%) Spring Batch
16 6 (8.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Debian
3 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) MVC
3 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.86%) TDD
5 9 (12.86%) Web Design
5 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.71%) DSDM
8 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.71%) OOD
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.29%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.43%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) hybris
3 5 (7.14%) Adobe
4 4 (5.71%) Twitter
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO