The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 40 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26  
Contract jobs citing Spring 18 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.15% 3.21% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.96% 13.57% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £455 £468
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 Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 199 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 26.97% 23.69% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 157 230
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Bristol

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Spring.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
4 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
5 14 (37.84%) jQuery
5 14 (37.84%) REST
6 13 (35.14%) Maven
7 12 (32.43%) MVC
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
8 11 (29.73%) TDD
8 11 (29.73%) RESTful
9 10 (27.03%) Scrum
10 9 (24.32%) SOAP
10 9 (24.32%) JSF
10 9 (24.32%) Web Development
10 9 (24.32%) Web Services
10 9 (24.32%) Spring MVC
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
11 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
11 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
11 8 (21.62%) CSS
11 8 (21.62%) HTML
12 7 (18.92%) J2EE
13 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
13 6 (16.22%) BDD
13 6 (16.22%) GitHub
13 6 (16.22%) DevOps
14 5 (13.51%) Cucumber

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Liferay
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (35.14%) Maven
3 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
4 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
5 5 (13.51%) Ant
5 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
5 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.51%) Gradle
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) Grunt
7 3 (8.11%) JUnit
8 2 (5.41%) JIRA
9 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.70%) Mockito
9 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Java Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
2 14 (37.84%) jQuery
2 14 (37.84%) REST
3 11 (29.73%) RESTful
4 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 9 (24.32%) JSF
4 9 (24.32%) SOAP
4 9 (24.32%) Spring MVC
4 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 8 (21.62%) CSS
5 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 7 (18.92%) J2EE
7 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
7 5 (13.51%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) XSLT
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) Java EE
8 2 (5.41%) React
9 1 (2.70%) Handlebars
9 1 (2.70%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) DevOps
8 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.51%) User Stories
9 4 (10.81%) API Development
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
10 3 (8.11%) Microservices
10 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) XPath
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) hybris
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Zend