The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Spring 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.55% 1.78% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.54% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 133 78 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.58% 23.15% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 48 32
Median daily rate £388 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +16.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Merseyside

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Liverpool +3 11 £450 +5.88% 2
Southport -2 1 £388 +19.23% 1
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Spring.

1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
2 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (83.87%) TDD
3 26 (83.87%) Scrum
3 26 (83.87%) HTML
3 26 (83.87%) Oracle
4 25 (80.65%) CSS
4 25 (80.65%) RESTful
5 24 (77.42%) BDD
5 24 (77.42%) Linux
6 23 (74.19%) MySQL
6 23 (74.19%) Kanban
6 23 (74.19%) MongoDB
6 23 (74.19%) Git (software)
6 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
6 23 (74.19%) Microservices
6 23 (74.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (70.97%) Coaching
7 22 (70.97%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (61.29%) Spring Boot
8 19 (61.29%) Open Source
9 16 (51.61%) Ember.js
9 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
9 16 (51.61%) React
10 13 (41.94%) SQL
11 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
12 8 (25.81%) J2EE
12 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
12 8 (25.81%) Front End Development

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) MongoDB
1 23 (74.19%) MySQL
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Git (software)
1 23 (74.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) jMock
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Mockito
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Java Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Principal Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Principal .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Principal Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.23%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) HTML
2 25 (80.65%) CSS
2 25 (80.65%) RESTful
3 19 (61.29%) Spring Boot
4 16 (51.61%) Ember.js
4 16 (51.61%) React
5 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
6 8 (25.81%) J2EE
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.45%) jQuery
9 2 (6.45%) REST
9 2 (6.45%) SOAP
9 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Web Services
10 1 (3.23%) Autofac
10 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
10 1 (3.23%) JPA
10 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
10 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) Scrum
2 26 (83.87%) TDD
3 24 (77.42%) BDD
4 23 (74.19%) Continuous Delivery
4 23 (74.19%) Kanban
4 23 (74.19%) Microservices
5 22 (70.97%) Coaching
6 19 (61.29%) Open Source
7 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
8 7 (22.58%) API Design
9 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) DevOps
10 3 (9.68%) MVC
11 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
12 1 (3.23%) OWASP
12 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
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