Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 20 56
Rank change year-on-year -27 +36 -16
Contract jobs citing Spring 49 73 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.73% 6.54% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% 20.33% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 50
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +4.85%
10th Percentile £265 £360 £309
90th Percentile £540 £488 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £170.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year +209.09% - -

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 455 359 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.63% 32.14% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 277 392
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £258 £284 £300
90th Percentile £538 £496 £522
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £376
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.27% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +33.10% +28.80%
10th Percentile £31.98 £17.05 £15.38
90th Percentile £37.50 £41.00 £37.13
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +64.44%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Knutsford -13 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Crewe -9 7 £550 +10.00% 3
Chester -18 7 £425 -6.85% 3
Runcorn +1 2 £419 +11.67% 3
Warrington -16 1 £388 - 3
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 18 (36.73%) J2EE
5 18 (36.73%) Gradle
6 17 (34.69%) Web Services
7 16 (32.65%) Maven
7 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
8 15 (30.61%) Spring Boot
8 15 (30.61%) Java 8
9 14 (28.57%) Banking
10 13 (26.53%) JPA
10 13 (26.53%) Finance
10 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
11 12 (24.49%) SOAP
12 11 (22.45%) RESTful
12 11 (22.45%) TDD
13 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.41%) JSON
13 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (20.41%) Oracle
13 10 (20.41%) JUnit
13 10 (20.41%) SQL
13 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
14 9 (18.37%) DevOps
14 9 (18.37%) OpenShift
14 9 (18.37%) REST
14 9 (18.37%) OO
14 9 (18.37%) Groovy

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 5 (10.20%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) OpenShift
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.12%) PaaS
4 3 (6.12%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (2.04%) npm
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.04%) Endeca
7 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Gradle
2 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.65%) Maven
3 10 (20.41%) JUnit
4 8 (16.33%) JProfiler
5 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.16%) IntelliJ
8 3 (6.12%) Grunt
8 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.08%) Ant
9 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.08%) Hudson
9 2 (4.08%) JIRA
9 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.08%) Mockito
9 2 (4.08%) TestNG
10 1 (2.04%) jMock
10 1 (2.04%) Selenium
10 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.57%) Banking
2 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Designer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 18 (36.73%) J2EE
3 17 (34.69%) Web Services
4 15 (30.61%) Spring Boot
5 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
5 13 (26.53%) JPA
6 12 (24.49%) SOAP
7 11 (22.45%) RESTful
8 10 (20.41%) JSON
9 9 (18.37%) jQuery
9 9 (18.37%) REST
10 8 (16.33%) Ajax
10 8 (16.33%) Node.js
11 7 (14.29%) XML
12 6 (12.24%) React
13 5 (10.20%) .NET
13 5 (10.20%) HTML
13 5 (10.20%) XSLT
14 4 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.37%) DevOps
4 9 (18.37%) OO
5 8 (16.33%) Microservices
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) RAD
9 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (8.16%) MVC
9 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.16%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) Java 8
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Groovy
6 6 (12.24%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) C
7 5 (10.20%) Python
7 5 (10.20%) Ruby
8 4 (8.16%) Go
9 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
10 2 (4.08%) C#
10 2 (4.08%) LotusScript
11 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.04%) Scala
11 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) HND
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (6.12%) etcd
2 3 (6.12%) QEMU
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.16%) Terraform
2 3 (6.12%) Consul
2 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Perforce
2 5 (10.20%) Splunk
3 4 (8.16%) AppDynamics
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Capita
5 2 (4.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.04%) FatWire