Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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 Spring Framework
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 46 51
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +32
Contract jobs citing Spring 167 104 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.33% 3.68% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.62% 10.35% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 74 105
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £320
90th Percentile £556 £495 £500
North West median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate £170.00 £35.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +385.71% +18.54% -
10th Percentile £160.00 £35.00 £26.11
90th Percentile £180.00 £35.00 £32.94
North West median hourly rate £170.00 £35.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +385.71% +18.54% -

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,226 1,005 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.12% 35.54% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 679 773
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £512
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 10
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.87% -22.63%
10th Percentile £12.26 £17.85 £14.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £49.50 £43.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Manchester

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Manchester

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Manchester

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Manchester

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +2 2 £403 +3.21% 5
Salford +1 2 £339 - 1
Stockport - 2 £431 - 2
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 164 (98.20%) Java
2 125 (74.85%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (58.08%) Java 8
4 85 (50.90%) TDD
5 75 (44.91%) Spring Boot
6 57 (34.13%) Hibernate
7 55 (32.93%) DevOps
8 48 (28.74%) Microservices
9 44 (26.35%) BDD
9 44 (26.35%) Scrum
10 39 (23.35%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (23.35%) JavaScript
10 39 (23.35%) RESTful
10 39 (23.35%) Docker
11 37 (22.16%) Maven
12 36 (21.56%) Jenkins
13 35 (20.96%) Git (software)
13 35 (20.96%) Node.js
13 35 (20.96%) SOA
14 32 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
15 30 (17.96%) Test Automation
15 30 (17.96%) Python
15 30 (17.96%) MySQL
15 30 (17.96%) Web Services
16 27 (16.17%) Gradle
16 27 (16.17%) Ansible
17 24 (14.37%) JUnit
17 24 (14.37%) SQL
18 23 (13.77%) Spring Security
19 22 (13.17%) JIRA

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (8.38%) Confluence
2 6 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.99%) CMS
4 3 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.59%) SaaS
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (5.39%) GitHub
3 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.60%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.35%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (17.96%) MySQL
3 12 (7.19%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (4.19%) Hazelcast
7 5 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.40%) Big Data
9 3 (1.80%) Endeca
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (22.16%) Maven
2 36 (21.56%) Jenkins
3 35 (20.96%) Git (software)
4 27 (16.17%) Gradle
5 24 (14.37%) JUnit
6 22 (13.17%) IntelliJ
6 22 (13.17%) JIRA
7 21 (12.57%) Selenium
8 13 (7.78%) Gatling
8 13 (7.78%) Spock
9 8 (4.79%) Mockito
10 7 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.99%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.99%) Hudson
11 5 (2.99%) Subversion
12 4 (2.40%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.40%) TestNG
13 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.80%) GitLab
14 2 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (6.59%) Retail
2 5 (2.99%) Finance
3 4 (2.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (73.65%) Developer
2 112 (67.07%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.97%) Agile Developer
3 25 (14.97%) Agile Java Developer
4 15 (8.98%) Java Engineer
5 14 (8.38%) AWS Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (2.40%) JSP Developer
11 4 (2.40%) Software Developer
12 3 (1.80%) Analyst
12 3 (1.80%) Architect
12 3 (1.80%) Java Architect
12 3 (1.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (44.91%) Spring Boot
2 57 (34.13%) Hibernate
3 39 (23.35%) RESTful
4 35 (20.96%) Node.js
5 30 (17.96%) Web Services
6 23 (13.77%) Spring Security
7 22 (13.17%) Dropwizard
8 21 (12.57%) HTML
8 21 (12.57%) JSON
9 18 (10.78%) CSS
9 18 (10.78%) XML
10 17 (10.18%) J2EE
11 14 (8.38%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.78%) JSP
13 12 (7.19%) Java EE
13 12 (7.19%) SOAP
14 11 (6.59%) Elastic Stack
14 11 (6.59%) Spring MVC
14 11 (6.59%) Struts
15 10 (5.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.59%) User Experience
3 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.99%) iPad
3 5 (2.99%) Wiki
4 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.20%) Robotics
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Android
2 9 (5.39%) Unix
3 8 (4.79%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (74.85%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (50.90%) TDD
3 55 (32.93%) DevOps
4 48 (28.74%) Microservices
5 44 (26.35%) BDD
5 44 (26.35%) Scrum
6 35 (20.96%) SOA
7 30 (17.96%) Test Automation
8 18 (10.78%) E-Commerce
9 16 (9.58%) Kanban
10 14 (8.38%) MVC
10 14 (8.38%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.78%) OO
12 12 (7.19%) Pair Programming
13 11 (6.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 10 (5.99%) API Design
14 10 (5.99%) API Development
14 10 (5.99%) SDLC
15 9 (5.39%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (98.20%) Java
2 97 (58.08%) Java 8
3 39 (23.35%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.96%) Python
5 24 (14.37%) SQL
6 14 (8.38%) Groovy
6 14 (8.38%) PHP
7 7 (4.19%) Scala
8 5 (2.99%) C#
9 2 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.60%) Delphi
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.60%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (4.79%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.60%) GDPR
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (16.17%) Ansible
2 15 (8.98%) Kubernetes
2 15 (8.98%) Terraform
3 11 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.99%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Grafana
5 1 (0.60%) Graylog
5 1 (0.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (6.59%) Oracle
2 7 (4.19%) hybris
2 7 (4.19%) IBM
3 6 (3.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.99%) Blue Prism
5 3 (1.80%) Adobe
5 3 (1.80%) Apiary
5 3 (1.80%) FatWire
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) Sybase