Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 42 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 +24
Contract jobs citing Spring 61 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.57% 3.89% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.99% 15.20% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 43
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £352 £313
90th Percentile £483 £490 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £29.53 -
% change year-on-year +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 339 375 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.39% 25.60% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 285 354
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.40 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Knutsford +4 23 £400 - 3
Chester -10 5 £450 -5.26% 6
Crewe - 4 £500 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £445 -
Warrington +15 1 £450 - 4
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 -
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (52.46%) Web Services
4 29 (47.54%) Finance
5 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
6 25 (40.98%) Hibernate
7 24 (39.34%) TDD
8 23 (37.70%) Banking
8 23 (37.70%) J2EE
8 23 (37.70%) SOAP
8 23 (37.70%) Gradle
9 21 (34.43%) OO
10 20 (32.79%) Oracle
10 20 (32.79%) SQL
11 19 (31.15%) JPA
11 19 (31.15%) REST
11 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
12 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
12 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
12 18 (29.51%) JUnit
12 18 (29.51%) Maven
12 18 (29.51%) Scrum
13 17 (27.87%) RESTful
13 17 (27.87%) Spring Boot
14 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
14 16 (26.23%) Data Protection
14 16 (26.23%) Java EE
14 16 (26.23%) Perforce
14 16 (26.23%) RDBMS
15 15 (24.59%) Unit Testing

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 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) Anypoint
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.23%) RDBMS
3 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data
6 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.28%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
2 23 (37.70%) Gradle
3 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
4 18 (29.51%) JUnit
4 18 (29.51%) Maven
5 14 (22.95%) IntelliJ
6 11 (18.03%) Eclipse
6 11 (18.03%) JProfiler
7 9 (14.75%) JIRA
7 9 (14.75%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.28%) Ant
8 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.28%) Mockito
9 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.64%) Hudson
9 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.64%) MyEclipse
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 23 (37.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 50 (81.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.11%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Java Project Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Project Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Project Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Data Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) Web Services
2 25 (40.98%) Hibernate
3 23 (37.70%) J2EE
3 23 (37.70%) SOAP
4 19 (31.15%) JPA
4 19 (31.15%) REST
5 17 (27.87%) RESTful
5 17 (27.87%) Spring Boot
6 16 (26.23%) Java EE
7 13 (21.31%) HTML
8 11 (18.03%) jQuery
9 10 (16.39%) Ajax
9 10 (16.39%) Struts
10 9 (14.75%) EJB
10 9 (14.75%) Servlets
11 8 (13.11%) JSON
11 8 (13.11%) JSP
12 5 (8.20%) Spring MVC
13 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
13 4 (6.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.64%) RIA
2 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) TDD
3 21 (34.43%) OO
4 18 (29.51%) Scrum
5 16 (26.23%) Data Protection
5 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.59%) Unit Testing
7 14 (22.95%) Data Modelling
8 11 (18.03%) MVC
9 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.39%) OOP
9 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
10 9 (14.75%) Microservices
11 7 (11.48%) RAD
12 6 (9.84%) SDLC
13 5 (8.20%) DevOps
13 5 (8.20%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (8.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 4 (6.56%) BDD
14 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) Perforce
3 2 (3.28%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft