Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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 Software Spring Framework
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 64 110
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 -36
Contract jobs citing Spring 100 96 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.57% 3.02% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.55% 9.44% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 83 33
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £356
90th Percentile £488 £500 £520
North West median daily rate £400 £411 £425
% change year-on-year -2.74% -3.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £29.53 -
North West median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 1,047 1,017 1,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.41% 32.04% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 706 609
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.46% +12.00%
10th Percentile £294 £286 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £22.76 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% -27.74% +8.39%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £39.38 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
% change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 2 £390 +5.41% 1
Cheadle -2 1 £375 -11.76%
Salford - 1 - - 2
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 96 (96.00%) Java
2 73 (73.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.00%) Spring Boot
4 33 (33.00%) Maven
5 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (26.00%) J2EE
7 24 (24.00%) Hibernate
8 23 (23.00%) Web Services
8 23 (23.00%) Microservices
8 23 (23.00%) NoSQL
9 22 (22.00%) Docker
9 22 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (22.00%) TDD
9 22 (22.00%) Spring Security
10 21 (21.00%) RESTful
10 21 (21.00%) SOA
11 19 (19.00%) Relational Database
11 19 (19.00%) Thymeleaf
12 17 (17.00%) Kibana
12 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
13 16 (16.00%) RDBMS
13 16 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 16 (16.00%) BDD
14 15 (15.00%) MVC
15 14 (14.00%) HTML
15 14 (14.00%) JSP
15 14 (14.00%) Spring MVC
15 14 (14.00%) AOP
15 14 (14.00%) Spring Cloud
16 13 (13.00%) REST

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 12 (12.00%) CMS
2 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.00%) JBoss
5 2 (2.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.00%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) AMQP
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) NoSQL
2 22 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (19.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.00%) MySQL
6 6 (6.00%) Endeca
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.00%) Big Data
7 2 (2.00%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.00%) Flink
7 2 (2.00%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.00%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.00%) Redis
8 1 (1.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (33.00%) Maven
2 13 (13.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.00%) JUnit
3 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) Gradle
5 7 (7.00%) JIRA
6 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.00%) Mockito
7 3 (3.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.00%) Selenium
7 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.00%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.00%) NUnit
8 2 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.00%) Spock
9 1 (1.00%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (93.00%) Developer
2 88 (88.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.00%) Agile Developer
3 15 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.00%) JSP Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Architect
7 3 (3.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (3.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 3 (3.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (3.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.00%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.00%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.00%) Spring Boot
2 26 (26.00%) J2EE
3 24 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 23 (23.00%) Web Services
5 22 (22.00%) Spring Security
6 21 (21.00%) RESTful
7 19 (19.00%) Thymeleaf
8 16 (16.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (14.00%) HTML
9 14 (14.00%) JSP
9 14 (14.00%) Spring Cloud
9 14 (14.00%) Spring MVC
10 13 (13.00%) REST
11 10 (10.00%) CSS
12 8 (8.00%) JSON
12 8 (8.00%) React
12 8 (8.00%) SOAP
13 7 (7.00%) jQuery
13 7 (7.00%) XML
14 6 (6.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Android
1 4 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.00%) Microservices
3 22 (22.00%) TDD
4 21 (21.00%) SOA
5 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.00%) BDD
7 15 (15.00%) MVC
8 14 (14.00%) AOP
9 11 (11.00%) Scrum
10 7 (7.00%) Content Management
11 5 (5.00%) DevOps
11 5 (5.00%) E-business
11 5 (5.00%) Kanban
12 4 (4.00%) Android Development
12 4 (4.00%) Business Transformation
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 96 (96.00%) Java
2 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.00%) SQL
4 8 (8.00%) Groovy
5 6 (6.00%) Python
6 4 (4.00%) Kotlin
6 4 (4.00%) Ruby
6 4 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (22.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) Kibana
2 9 (9.00%) Consul
2 9 (9.00%) Zipkin
3 3 (3.00%) Ansible
3 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) FatWire
1 6 (6.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) hybris
3 3 (3.00%) Perforce
4 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) SAP