The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 29 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 76 73
Rank change year-on-year +32 -3  
Contract jobs citing Spring 63 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.16% 1.27% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.78% 5.08% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 19
Median daily rate £400 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 493 413 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.58% 25.06% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 239 196
Median daily rate £363 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.93% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the East Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the East Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +27 20 £438 -2.77% 6
Northamptonshire +2 17 £374 +15.00% 6
Derbyshire +1 10 £363 +20.83% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Leicestershire -2 3 £400 +25.49% 1
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (64.84%) Hibernate
3 57 (62.64%) J2EE
4 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 37 (40.66%) SQL
7 34 (37.36%) Oracle
8 33 (36.26%) Java EE
9 32 (35.16%) Maven
9 32 (35.16%) Eclipse
10 31 (34.07%) XML
10 31 (34.07%) jQuery
10 31 (34.07%) JPA
11 29 (31.87%) Web Services
11 29 (31.87%) SOAP
12 28 (30.77%) Struts
13 27 (29.67%) Git (software)
14 26 (28.57%) HTML
15 25 (27.47%) CSS
15 25 (27.47%) JSP
16 23 (25.27%) JUnit
16 23 (25.27%) TDD
16 23 (25.27%) Finance
17 21 (23.08%) XSLT
17 21 (23.08%) OO
17 21 (23.08%) JBoss
18 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
19 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
19 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
20 15 (16.48%) Linux

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 21 (23.08%) JBoss
2 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.49%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) IaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Skype
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
2 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (12.09%) DB2
4 11 (12.09%) MySQL
5 10 (10.99%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (10.99%) NoSQL
5 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (6.59%) Redis
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.40%) Big Data
9 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.10%) GIS
Development Applications
1 32 (35.16%) Eclipse
1 32 (35.16%) Maven
2 27 (29.67%) Git (software)
3 23 (25.27%) JUnit
4 14 (15.38%) IntelliJ
5 13 (14.29%) JIRA
5 13 (14.29%) Subversion
6 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
7 10 (10.99%) Ant
8 8 (8.79%) Gradle
8 8 (8.79%) JProfiler
8 8 (8.79%) Mockito
9 6 (6.59%) Hudson
10 5 (5.49%) TeamCity
11 4 (4.40%) Selenium
12 3 (3.30%) JBehave
12 3 (3.30%) jMock
13 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (2.20%) git-flow
13 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (86.81%) Developer
2 72 (79.12%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.19%) J2EE Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.84%) Hibernate
2 57 (62.64%) J2EE
3 33 (36.26%) Java EE
4 31 (34.07%) JPA
4 31 (34.07%) jQuery
4 31 (34.07%) XML
5 29 (31.87%) SOAP
5 29 (31.87%) Web Services
6 28 (30.77%) Struts
7 26 (28.57%) HTML
8 25 (27.47%) CSS
8 25 (27.47%) JSP
9 21 (23.08%) XSLT
10 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
11 14 (15.38%) Ajax
11 14 (15.38%) EJB
11 14 (15.38%) Struts2
12 13 (14.29%) JSON
13 12 (13.19%) REST
14 10 (10.99%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) DataPower
3 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) VMS
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) TDD
3 21 (23.08%) OO
4 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.38%) Open Source
5 14 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.29%) Scrum
7 12 (13.19%) MVC
8 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.99%) Performance Testing
8 10 (10.99%) RAD
8 10 (10.99%) SDLC
9 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.79%) Microservices
10 6 (6.59%) BDD
11 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.49%) UML
12 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.40%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 37 (40.66%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) ActionScript
4 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.20%) OCMJD
6 2 (2.20%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Perforce
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.10%) ESRI
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Kony
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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