The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.81% 2.30% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.85% 10.00% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £238 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £385 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £453 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 73 70 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.35% 22.95% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 58
Median daily rate £318 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.44% -7.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Bedfordshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Bedfordshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Bedfordshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 3 £235 - 1
Luton +8 1 £225 -52.63% 2
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) PL/SQL
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) XSL
2 10 (90.91%) XSLT
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (90.91%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (81.82%) High Availability
3 9 (81.82%) JSF
3 9 (81.82%) Struts
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
5 7 (63.64%) SLA
6 6 (54.55%) BEA
6 6 (54.55%) Banking
6 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (54.55%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
7 5 (45.45%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Retail

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Applications Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Hybris Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
1 10 (90.91%) Java EE
1 10 (90.91%) JSP
1 10 (90.91%) XML
1 10 (90.91%) XSL
1 10 (90.91%) XSLT
2 9 (81.82%) JSF
2 9 (81.82%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) PL/SQL
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) SAP