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 24 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.00% 15.60% 7.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.95% 43.59% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 11
Median daily rate £463 £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £475
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 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 61 78 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 43.57% 35.78% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.15 £20.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.09% -38.88%  
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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Web Services
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) RESTful
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) XML
6 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (25.00%) AOP
7 6 (25.00%) JAX-WS
7 6 (25.00%) POJO
7 6 (25.00%) XSLT
7 6 (25.00%) WSDL
7 6 (25.00%) JDBC
7 6 (25.00%) SOAP
7 6 (25.00%) JAXB
8 5 (20.83%) JiBX
8 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
11 2 (8.33%) JIRA

Spring
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
1 24 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) XML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) RESTful
3 8 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) J2EE
5 6 (25.00%) JAXB
5 6 (25.00%) JAX-WS
5 6 (25.00%) JDBC
5 6 (25.00%) POJO
5 6 (25.00%) SOAP
5 6 (25.00%) WSDL
5 6 (25.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.83%) JiBX
6 5 (20.83%) JSON
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.17%) JDOM
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) Middleware
8 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) AOP
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Microservices
8 1 (4.17%) QA Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
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