The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 39 37 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.72% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 2.00% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £319 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.41% -12.06%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 100 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.88% 36.63% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Leicestershire

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Java EE
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (42.86%) OOD
5 3 (42.86%) jMock
5 3 (42.86%) Use Case
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
6 2 (28.57%) Ansible
6 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
6 2 (28.57%) git-flow
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) JPA
6 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) jMock
3 2 (28.57%) git-flow
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) RAD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (28.57%) OCMJD
2 2 (28.57%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle