Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 71 87
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 -64
Contract jobs citing Spring 42 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.31% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.03% 3.83% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 6
Essex median daily rate £450 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +13.51% -2.63%
10th Percentile £331 £513 £323
90th Percentile £530 £538 £544
East of England median daily rate £439 £421 £401
% change year-on-year +4.15% +4.98% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 349 183 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 44.12% 20.82% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 117 194
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.89 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £475 - 2
Basildon - 7 £400 -
Brentwood - 5 £450 -
Colchester - 1 £475 - 1
Spring
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for Spring.

1 39 (92.86%) Java
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) TDD
4 24 (57.14%) Spring Boot
5 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (45.24%) SQL
7 18 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 17 (40.48%) Web Services
8 17 (40.48%) XML
8 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
8 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
9 16 (38.10%) REST
9 16 (38.10%) JBoss
9 16 (38.10%) HTML
9 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (35.71%) J2EE
11 14 (33.33%) Unix
11 14 (33.33%) Linux
11 14 (33.33%) OAuth
11 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
12 13 (30.95%) Maven
13 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
13 12 (28.57%) CSS
13 12 (28.57%) Oracle
13 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
13 12 (28.57%) MVC
14 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
14 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
14 11 (26.19%) HTTP
14 11 (26.19%) RESTful

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (38.10%) JBoss
2 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
3 9 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 5 (11.90%) Mule
6 3 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (7.14%) AquaLogic
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.76%) CMS
8 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) IaaS
2 5 (11.90%) PaaS
2 5 (11.90%) SaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) HTTP
2 8 (19.05%) LDAP
3 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) MySQL
4 7 (16.67%) MariaDB
5 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (30.95%) Maven
3 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
4 10 (23.81%) JUnit
5 7 (16.67%) Mockito
6 4 (9.52%) Gradle
7 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.76%) Ant
9 1 (2.38%) AccuRev
9 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.38%) Selenium
9 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 32 (76.19%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Integration Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
2 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 16 (38.10%) HTML
3 16 (38.10%) REST
4 15 (35.71%) J2EE
5 14 (33.33%) OAuth
6 12 (28.57%) CSS
7 11 (26.19%) RESTful
7 11 (26.19%) Spring MVC
8 10 (23.81%) EclipseLink
8 10 (23.81%) JPA
9 9 (21.43%) Kafka
9 9 (21.43%) OAuth2
9 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (21.43%) SOAP
9 9 (21.43%) Spring Cloud
10 8 (19.05%) JAXB
10 8 (19.05%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
1 14 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) AIX
4 5 (11.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) TDD
3 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (28.57%) MVC
4 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.81%) Microservices
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) Test Management
8 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.05%) OO
8 8 (19.05%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Web Development
9 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (14.29%) Web Design
10 5 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (11.90%) Kanban
10 5 (11.90%) Telematics
10 5 (11.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Groovy
6 5 (11.90%) C
6 5 (11.90%) XPath
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
1 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) webMethods
3 5 (11.90%) WSO2
4 3 (7.14%) Adobe
4 3 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.76%) HP