The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 April 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.07% 2.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +21.27%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 65 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 33.47% 28.89% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 27
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +10.66% +3.44%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Liverpool

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

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) Scrum
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) CSS
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) BDD
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) RESTful
5 10 (58.82%) Microservices
6 9 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (52.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (52.94%) Kanban
6 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
6 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
6 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) MySQL
7 8 (47.06%) Coaching
8 7 (41.18%) Spring Boot
8 7 (41.18%) API Design
8 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
8 7 (41.18%) Open Source
8 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
9 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (35.29%) .NET
9 6 (35.29%) VMware
9 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MongoDB
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) Hazelcast
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Principal Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Principal .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Principal Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) Spring Boot
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Ember.js
7 2 (11.76%) React
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (5.88%) iBATIS
8 1 (5.88%) JAXB
8 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
8 1 (5.88%) JAX-WS
8 1 (5.88%) JPA
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
8 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) BDD
4 10 (58.82%) Microservices
5 9 (52.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (52.94%) Kanban
6 8 (47.06%) Coaching
7 7 (41.18%) API Design
7 7 (41.18%) Front End Development
7 7 (41.18%) Open Source
8 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (35.29%) DevOps
9 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
10 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.88%) Functional Programming
11 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase