Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.40% 8.72% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 29.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 7
Chester median daily rate £450 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +6.53% +4.62%
10th Percentile £426 £319 £369
90th Percentile £481 £525 £463
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +4.79% -1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 55 89 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.44% 29.87% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 81 51
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +12.32%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £296
90th Percentile £475 £481 £503
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £34.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +6.92% +82.89% -47.74%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 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 Chester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices

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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript