Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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 Spring Framework
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 43 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.44% 3.10% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.49% 12.36% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 45
Median daily rate £400 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +7.35% -12.19%
10th Percentile £347 £401 £265
90th Percentile £520 £510 £580
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -7.04% +4.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 138 348 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.71% 25.05% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 241 345
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £343 £308 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.30% +16.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +5.77%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Birmingham

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spring in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Spring in Birmingham

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spring in Birmingham over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Spring in Birmingham

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spring in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Spring in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Spring.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) REST
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) Microservices
4 8 (40.00%) SonarQube
4 8 (40.00%) JUnit
4 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (40.00%) Maven
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) RESTful
5 7 (35.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) SDLC
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
7 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Postfix
7 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (25.00%) jMock

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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 5 (25.00%) AWS
2 4 (20.00%) GCP
3 1 (5.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (20.00%) MySQL
4 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) JUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Maven
2 8 (40.00%) SonarQube
3 5 (25.00%) DbUnit
3 5 (25.00%) jMock
3 5 (25.00%) Mockito
4 2 (10.00%) Babel
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) webpack
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) Spock
General
1 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) React Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) RESTful
3 6 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (25.00%) JPA
4 5 (25.00%) PowerMock
4 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 2 (10.00%) Jest
6 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 2 (10.00%) Swagger
6 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Microservices
2 7 (35.00%) Open Source
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 3 (15.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Biometrics
7 2 (10.00%) BPMN
7 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Asynchronous Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
2 1 (5.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP