The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.33% 0.63% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 1.58% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 120 190 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 39.60% 39.92% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 153 43
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.32%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Kent

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Spring.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) JIRA
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) UML
3 9 (81.82%) OO
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Middleware
4 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
5 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
5 7 (63.64%) Web Development
6 6 (54.55%) JPA
6 6 (54.55%) JSP
7 5 (45.45%) HTML
7 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (36.36%) J2EE
8 4 (36.36%) MVC
8 4 (36.36%) Maven
8 4 (36.36%) TDD
8 4 (36.36%) Mockito
8 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
8 4 (36.36%) jMock
8 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
9 3 (27.27%) Subversion
9 3 (27.27%) OCPJP
10 2 (18.18%) CSS
11 1 (9.09%) PHP

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
1 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 4 (36.36%) jMock
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) Mockito
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Middleware
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 6 (54.55%) JPA
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) Spring MVC
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) LESS
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) OO
3 9 (81.82%) UML
4 7 (63.64%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
7 1 (9.09%) ATDD
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle