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 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.63% 0.62% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.76% 2.27% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Median daily rate £447 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 - £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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 132 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.45% 27.33% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 69 90
Median daily rate £488 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -22.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.90
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
Southend-on-Sea - 14 £447 -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for Spring.

1 33 (91.67%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) XML
3 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) JBoss
4 26 (72.22%) SQL
5 25 (69.44%) HTML
5 25 (69.44%) Relational Database
6 24 (66.67%) Oracle
6 24 (66.67%) MVC
6 24 (66.67%) Spring MVC
7 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (63.89%) TDD
7 23 (63.89%) CSS
8 22 (61.11%) PL/SQL
8 22 (61.11%) JPA
8 22 (61.11%) EclipseLink
9 21 (58.33%) Unix
10 20 (55.56%) Hibernate
10 20 (55.56%) Web Development
11 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
11 19 (52.78%) REST
11 19 (52.78%) MariaDB
11 19 (52.78%) Web Services
11 19 (52.78%) Linux
11 19 (52.78%) LDAP
11 19 (52.78%) MySQL
11 19 (52.78%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (50.00%) JUnit
12 18 (50.00%) JAAS
12 18 (50.00%) Jenkins

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 27 (75.00%) JBoss
2 15 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (8.33%) AquaLogic
4 3 (8.33%) Confluence
4 3 (8.33%) Mule
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) IaaS
1 3 (8.33%) PaaS
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) LDAP
2 8 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) SSL
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (69.44%) Relational Database
2 19 (52.78%) MariaDB
2 19 (52.78%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (50.00%) JUnit
2 16 (44.44%) Mockito
3 12 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) AccuRev
5 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) Gradle
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 30 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Integration Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) XML
2 25 (69.44%) HTML
3 24 (66.67%) Spring MVC
4 23 (63.89%) CSS
5 22 (61.11%) EclipseLink
5 22 (61.11%) JPA
6 20 (55.56%) Hibernate
7 19 (52.78%) REST
7 19 (52.78%) Web Services
8 18 (50.00%) JAAS
9 17 (47.22%) JAXB
10 13 (36.11%) SOAP
11 11 (30.56%) Struts
12 8 (22.22%) JAX-RPC
12 8 (22.22%) Struts2
13 7 (19.44%) XSLT
14 6 (16.67%) Java SE
14 6 (16.67%) Spring Boot
15 5 (13.89%) JMS
16 4 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Unix
2 19 (52.78%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) Mac OS X
4 5 (13.89%) Solaris
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) MVC
3 23 (63.89%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (63.89%) TDD
4 20 (55.56%) Web Development
5 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
6 13 (36.11%) Microservices
7 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 11 (30.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (22.22%) Scrum
10 8 (22.22%) Web Design
11 7 (19.44%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
12 4 (11.11%) DevOps
12 4 (11.11%) SDLC
12 4 (11.11%) SOA
13 3 (8.33%) Kanban
13 3 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) PL/SQL
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Groovy
5 3 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 3 (8.33%) webMethods
2 3 (8.33%) WSO2
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) HP