Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 15 November 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 35 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 55 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.25% 4.42% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.32% 17.20% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 50
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £374 £330 £356
90th Percentile £526 £483 £503
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £38.61 £35.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +10.32% +18.54% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 413 343 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.89% 25.67% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 248 303
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +4.52% -3.13%
10th Percentile £309 £281 £263
90th Percentile £513 £516 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.96% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -1.54% +85.19%
10th Percentile £42.50 £30.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £37.20
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -5.80%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Cheshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Cheshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Cheshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe +2 19 £463 -7.50%
Chester +4 11 £425 -5.56% 6
Knutsford -15 11 £440 +6.67% 5
Warrington -2 1 £475 +22.58% 4
Macclesfield -5 1 £600 +34.83%
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Spring Boot
4 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 18 (32.73%) Node.js
6 17 (30.91%) Microservices
7 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
7 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
8 15 (27.27%) Java 8
9 14 (25.45%) React
9 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (25.45%) HTML
10 13 (23.64%) Web Services
10 13 (23.64%) Maven
10 13 (23.64%) REST
11 12 (21.82%) DevOps
11 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.82%) TDD
12 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (20.00%) RESTful
12 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.36%) JUnit
13 9 (16.36%) CSS
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle
14 8 (14.55%) Finance
14 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
14 8 (14.55%) BDD

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) Confluence
1 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.82%) IIS
1 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) PaaS
3 6 (10.91%) SaaS
4 4 (7.27%) npm
4 4 (7.27%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.64%) Yarn
6 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.82%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.82%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.82%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Maven
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) JUnit
4 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) Gradle
6 4 (7.27%) Grunt
7 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.45%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.45%) Mockito
8 2 (3.64%) Ant
8 2 (3.64%) gulp
8 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.64%) TestNG
8 2 (3.64%) webpack
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.82%) JIRA
9 1 (1.82%) Protractor
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) Java Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Java Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (5.45%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) Spring Boot
2 18 (32.73%) Node.js
3 16 (29.09%) Hibernate
4 14 (25.45%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) React
5 13 (23.64%) REST
5 13 (23.64%) Web Services
6 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (20.00%) RESTful
7 9 (16.36%) CSS
8 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) Dropwizard
10 5 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (9.09%) JSON
10 5 (9.09%) JSP
10 5 (9.09%) SOAP
11 4 (7.27%) HTML5
11 4 (7.27%) J2EE
12 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
12 3 (5.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.64%) Equities
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Fintech
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Microservices
3 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.82%) DevOps
4 12 (21.82%) TDD
5 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.55%) BDD
8 7 (12.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 4 (7.27%) Web Development
11 3 (5.45%) Build Automation
11 3 (5.45%) MVC
11 3 (5.45%) OO
12 2 (3.64%) OOP
12 2 (3.64%) SOA
12 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.27%) Java 8
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) ES6
6 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) Groovy
7 2 (3.64%) Java 9
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Go
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.64%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Terraform
2 2 (3.64%) Consul
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Attivio
3 1 (1.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat