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 3 months to 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31  
Contract jobs citing Spring 38 64 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.72% 3.53% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 13.97% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 20
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 485 458 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.74% 25.29% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 304 243
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -53.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.30 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Altrincham -3 1 £390 +5.40% 1
Stockport - 1 - - 3
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 62 (93.94%) Java
2 30 (45.45%) Web Services
3 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (36.36%) TDD
5 23 (34.85%) SOAP
6 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 22 (33.33%) Banking
6 22 (33.33%) Finance
6 22 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 20 (30.30%) J2EE
8 19 (28.79%) SQL
9 18 (27.27%) HTML
9 18 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 18 (27.27%) REST
10 17 (25.76%) JUnit
11 16 (24.24%) Oracle
11 16 (24.24%) Spring Boot
12 15 (22.73%) CSS
13 13 (19.70%) JPA
14 12 (18.18%) JSON
14 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 12 (18.18%) HTML5
14 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 11 (16.67%) XML
15 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
15 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 11 (16.67%) BDD
16 10 (15.15%) OO
17 9 (13.64%) CSS3
17 9 (13.64%) Java EE

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 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 3 (4.55%) Kentico
3 3 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) JUnit
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.58%) Maven
4 5 (7.58%) Mockito
5 4 (6.06%) Gradle
5 4 (6.06%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.03%) JBehave
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.52%) Ant
8 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.52%) jMock
8 1 (1.52%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.52%) RSpec
8 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (33.33%) Banking
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (93.94%) Developer
2 54 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Agile Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Agile Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Angular Developer
5 3 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (3.03%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.03%) JSP Developer
7 1 (1.52%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Architect
7 1 (1.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Scala Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) Web Services
2 23 (34.85%) SOAP
3 22 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 20 (30.30%) J2EE
5 18 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 18 (27.27%) HTML
5 18 (27.27%) REST
6 16 (24.24%) Spring Boot
7 15 (22.73%) CSS
8 13 (19.70%) JPA
9 12 (18.18%) HTML5
9 12 (18.18%) JSON
10 11 (16.67%) XML
11 9 (13.64%) CSS3
11 9 (13.64%) Java EE
12 8 (12.12%) jQuery
12 8 (12.12%) RESTful
13 7 (10.61%) Middleware
13 7 (10.61%) Struts
13 7 (10.61%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) CCTV
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) TDD
3 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 11 (16.67%) BDD
4 11 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.15%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) MVC
6 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.55%) Kanban
9 3 (4.55%) SDLC
9 3 (4.55%) System Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Web Development
10 2 (3.03%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (3.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) Java
2 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) Python
4 4 (6.06%) Scala
5 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.52%) Clojure
6 1 (1.52%) Groovy
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Kibana
2 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Sybase
2 7 (10.61%) TIBCO
3 5 (7.58%) Perforce
4 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
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