Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 49 51 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.07% 3.38% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 10.12% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 7
Birmingham median daily rate £338 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +10.71% +14.29%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £320
90th Percentile £509 £478 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £363
% change year-on-year -3.61% +14.48% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 407 504 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.47% 33.36% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 323 187
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £259 £250 £257
90th Percentile £529 £513 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £22.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year +35.91% -23.33% +6.71%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Birmingham

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Birmingham

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Spring.

1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (75.51%) TDD
4 34 (69.39%) Maven
5 32 (65.31%) Web Services
6 23 (46.94%) Git (software)
7 21 (42.86%) Java SE
7 21 (42.86%) Digital Media
8 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (36.73%) Scrum
9 16 (32.65%) Kanban
10 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
10 15 (30.61%) SOAP
11 14 (28.57%) BDD
11 14 (28.57%) Spring Boot
12 13 (26.53%) REST
12 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
12 13 (26.53%) Open Source
12 13 (26.53%) Mockito
12 13 (26.53%) RESTful
12 13 (26.53%) JUnit
13 12 (24.49%) jMock
13 12 (24.49%) DbUnit
13 12 (24.49%) PowerMock
13 12 (24.49%) SonarQube
14 11 (22.45%) CSS
14 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
14 11 (22.45%) HTML
14 11 (22.45%) J2EE
14 11 (22.45%) OO

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.04%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) GitHub
3 4 (8.16%) PaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Heroku
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) Maven
2 23 (46.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
4 13 (26.53%) JUnit
4 13 (26.53%) Mockito
5 12 (24.49%) DbUnit
5 12 (24.49%) jMock
5 12 (24.49%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.08%) GitLab
6 2 (4.08%) JHipster
6 2 (4.08%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.04%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (4.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 38 (77.55%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Lead Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Angular Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 4 (8.16%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.08%) BPM Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) Web Services
2 21 (42.86%) Java SE
3 15 (30.61%) SOAP
4 14 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
5 13 (26.53%) REST
5 13 (26.53%) RESTful
6 12 (24.49%) PowerMock
7 11 (22.45%) CSS
7 11 (22.45%) HTML
7 11 (22.45%) J2EE
8 10 (20.41%) Node.js
9 9 (18.37%) XML
10 8 (16.33%) Apache Camel
10 8 (16.33%) HTML5
11 7 (14.29%) JSON
12 6 (12.24%) CSS3
12 6 (12.24%) jQuery
13 5 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (8.16%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
2 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (75.51%) TDD
3 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.73%) Scrum
4 16 (32.65%) Kanban
5 14 (28.57%) BDD
6 13 (26.53%) Open Source
7 11 (22.45%) OO
8 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.24%) Microservices
9 6 (12.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Open Source Development
10 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.08%) API Development
12 2 (4.08%) DevOps
12 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) Jython
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.24%) vSphere
2 4 (8.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Apigee
2 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Capita
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) Informatica
3 1 (2.04%) Jitterbit
3 1 (2.04%) Talend