The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 28 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Spring 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.44% - 3.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% - 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
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 Ipswich with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 32 13 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 26.02% 10.48% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 33
Median daily rate £400 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Ipswich

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Spring.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) JUnit
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Vaadin
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) EasyMock
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Spock
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) IPTV Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Core Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (13.33%) GWT
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) JPA
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) IPTV
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Digital TV
2 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) API Development
5 1 (6.67%) API Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) SSADM
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Google