Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 63 46
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17 +37
Contract jobs citing Spring 158 79 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.92% 2.80% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 8.21% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 53 101
Manchester median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £368 £325 £313
90th Percentile £527 £481 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £448 £400
% change year-on-year -5.03% +11.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £170.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +385.71% - -
North West median hourly rate £170.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +277.78% - -

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 1,307 962 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.69% 34.11% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 632 673
Manchester median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £506 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 6
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.03% -16.77%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.75 £16.15
90th Percentile £41.80 £47.25 £43.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +5 6 £390 -
Stockport +4 2 £431 - 1
Salford - 2 £425 - 1
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 155 (98.10%) Java
2 114 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (46.20%) Java 8
4 67 (42.41%) TDD
5 60 (37.97%) Hibernate
6 58 (36.71%) JavaScript
7 46 (29.11%) Microservices
8 45 (28.48%) J2EE
9 40 (25.32%) Spring Boot
10 38 (24.05%) Scrum
11 34 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (20.89%) RESTful
13 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
13 32 (20.25%) MySQL
14 31 (19.62%) SQL
15 29 (18.35%) CSS
16 28 (17.72%) Web Services
17 27 (17.09%) HTML
18 25 (15.82%) AngularJS
19 24 (15.19%) Jenkins
19 24 (15.19%) MVC
20 23 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (14.56%) BDD
21 22 (13.92%) Node.js
21 22 (13.92%) Maven
21 22 (13.92%) E-Commerce
22 21 (13.29%) Spring MVC
23 20 (12.66%) SOA
23 20 (12.66%) Docker
23 20 (12.66%) DevOps

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 13 (8.23%) CMS
1 13 (8.23%) Confluence
2 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.06%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.43%) Apache
5 5 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.06%) GitHub
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.16%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.16%) SaaS
4 3 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.27%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.25%) MySQL
2 18 (11.39%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.76%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.70%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.43%) Endeca
8 6 (3.80%) CouchDB
8 6 (3.80%) Neo4j
9 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.53%) Big Data
11 3 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.90%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.90%) VoltDB
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.63%) Redis
13 1 (0.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.92%) Maven
4 18 (11.39%) JIRA
4 18 (11.39%) JUnit
5 10 (6.33%) Selenium
6 9 (5.70%) Mockito
7 8 (5.06%) Gradle
7 8 (5.06%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.53%) Subversion
9 4 (2.53%) TestNG
10 3 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.90%) GitLab
10 3 (1.90%) Hudson
11 2 (1.27%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.27%) JProfiler
11 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (6.96%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Advertising
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (82.28%) Developer
2 119 (75.32%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.39%) Agile Developer
3 18 (11.39%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (8.23%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.16%) Angular Developer
7 5 (3.16%) Architect
7 5 (3.16%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (2.53%) Java Architect
8 4 (2.53%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (2.53%) JSP Developer
8 4 (2.53%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.53%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.53%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.53%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.97%) Hibernate
2 45 (28.48%) J2EE
3 40 (25.32%) Spring Boot
4 33 (20.89%) RESTful
5 29 (18.35%) CSS
6 28 (17.72%) Web Services
7 27 (17.09%) HTML
8 25 (15.82%) AngularJS
9 22 (13.92%) Node.js
10 21 (13.29%) Spring MVC
11 19 (12.03%) JSP
12 18 (11.39%) Struts
13 17 (10.76%) jQuery
14 16 (10.13%) SOAP
15 14 (8.86%) Java EE
15 14 (8.86%) REST
16 13 (8.23%) JSON
16 13 (8.23%) XML
17 11 (6.96%) HTML5
17 11 (6.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.16%) iPad
2 5 (3.16%) User Experience
3 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.27%) Wiki
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.70%) Unix
2 7 (4.43%) Android
2 7 (4.43%) Linux
3 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (42.41%) TDD
3 46 (29.11%) Microservices
4 38 (24.05%) Scrum
5 24 (15.19%) MVC
6 23 (14.56%) BDD
6 23 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (13.92%) E-Commerce
8 20 (12.66%) DevOps
8 20 (12.66%) SOA
9 19 (12.03%) Test Automation
10 17 (10.76%) OO
11 11 (6.96%) Kanban
12 10 (6.33%) SDLC
13 9 (5.70%) Data Modelling
14 8 (5.06%) E-business
14 8 (5.06%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 7 (4.43%) Web Development
16 6 (3.80%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (98.10%) Java
2 73 (46.20%) Java 8
3 58 (36.71%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.62%) SQL
5 11 (6.96%) Groovy
5 11 (6.96%) Python
6 5 (3.16%) C#
7 4 (2.53%) Scala
8 3 (1.90%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (3.80%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.63%) GDPR
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.70%) Ansible
3 7 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) Grafana
5 1 (0.63%) Graylog
5 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (10.76%) Oracle
2 13 (8.23%) hybris
3 7 (4.43%) FatWire
3 7 (4.43%) IBM
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.16%) Blue Prism
6 3 (1.90%) Apiary
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) SOASTA, Inc