The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
North West / Lancashire
Rank 24 49 31
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.29% 0.46% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.00% 2.00% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £420 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 - £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 50 100 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.81% 23.20% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 56
Median daily rate £325 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -17.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Lancashire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Lancashire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Blackpool - 2 £420 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) DOM
5 3 (27.27%) UML
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
5 3 (27.27%) Perforce
5 3 (27.27%) Firebird
5 3 (27.27%) WSDL
5 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
5 3 (27.27%) B2C
5 3 (27.27%) SAX

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) CouchDB
2 3 (27.27%) Firebird
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Neo4j
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Riak
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Hybris Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
3 3 (27.27%) DOM
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) SAX
3 3 (27.27%) Servlets
3 3 (27.27%) WSDL
3 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) B2C
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Groovy
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) hybris
2 3 (27.27%) Perforce