The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 13 18 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing Spring 10 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.00% 8.61% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 23.64% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Median daily rate £450 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 55 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 34.00% 36.42% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 46
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 6 (46.15%) J2EE
6 5 (38.46%) SOAP
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
7 4 (30.77%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) XSLT
8 3 (23.08%) JDBC
8 3 (23.08%) WSDL
8 3 (23.08%) JAXB
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) POJO
8 3 (23.08%) AOP
8 3 (23.08%) JAX-WS
8 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
8 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Open Source
9 2 (15.38%) JiBX
9 2 (15.38%) hybris
9 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) JSON

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) XML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) JAXB
6 3 (23.08%) JAX-WS
6 3 (23.08%) JDBC
6 3 (23.08%) POJO
6 3 (23.08%) WSDL
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) JiBX
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) JSTL
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Struts
8 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) AOP
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) RAD
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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