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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 61
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25  
Contract jobs citing Spring 31 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.03% 4.42% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.02% 15.32% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 4
Median daily rate £550 £250 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -8.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 172 235 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.92% 28.83% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 176 123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (53.49%) Spring Boot
4 22 (51.16%) REST
5 20 (46.51%) SOAP
6 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
6 18 (41.86%) AngularJS
6 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
7 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (37.21%) HTML
7 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
8 15 (34.88%) Open Source
9 12 (27.91%) Microservices
10 11 (25.58%) Kubernetes
10 11 (25.58%) Docker
10 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (25.58%) TDD
10 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 11 (25.58%) CSS
11 10 (23.26%) Scrum
11 10 (23.26%) GitHub
11 10 (23.26%) Bitbucket
12 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (20.93%) Heroku
12 9 (20.93%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (20.93%) OpenShift
12 9 (20.93%) IaaS
12 9 (20.93%) Node.js
12 9 (20.93%) SaaS
12 9 (20.93%) PaaS

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 9 (20.93%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.26%) GitHub
3 9 (20.93%) Heroku
3 9 (20.93%) IaaS
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (20.93%) OpenShift
3 9 (20.93%) PaaS
3 9 (20.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Hazelcast
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Bitbucket
3 9 (20.93%) GitLab
4 7 (16.28%) JUnit
4 7 (16.28%) Mockito
5 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.95%) jMock
5 6 (13.95%) Maven
5 6 (13.95%) SonarQube
6 5 (11.63%) DbUnit
7 3 (6.98%) Subversion
8 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.33%) Gradle
8 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.33%) JIRA
8 1 (2.33%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (20.93%) Billing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 22 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Angular Developer
4 7 (16.28%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (16.28%) HTML Developer
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.95%) UI Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Java Architect
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Programmer
8 3 (6.98%) Programmer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.33%) AWS Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (2.33%) Hybris Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Spring Boot
2 22 (51.16%) REST
3 20 (46.51%) SOAP
4 18 (41.86%) AngularJS
5 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
6 11 (25.58%) CSS
7 9 (20.93%) jQuery
7 9 (20.93%) Node.js
8 8 (18.60%) Angular 2
8 8 (18.60%) J2EE
8 8 (18.60%) React
8 8 (18.60%) RESTful
8 8 (18.60%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) Java EE
9 7 (16.28%) Sass
10 6 (13.95%) JPA
11 5 (11.63%) PowerMock
12 4 (9.30%) HTML5
13 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.88%) Open Source
4 12 (27.91%) Microservices
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 9 (20.93%) API Design
7 9 (20.93%) API Development
7 9 (20.93%) API Integration
7 9 (20.93%) DevOps
7 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (18.60%) BDD
9 6 (13.95%) OO
9 6 (13.95%) SOLID
10 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.63%) Kanban
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (9.30%) SOA
11 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Apigee
1 9 (20.93%) MuleSoft
1 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
1 9 (20.93%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Demandware
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago