Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -23
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.85% 2.02% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.48% 6.90% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £29.53 -
% change year-on-year +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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 165 174 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.60% 29.34% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 91
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £291 £275
90th Percentile £533 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Liverpool 0 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Southport +4 2 £363 +3.57%
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) RESTful
4 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Kanban
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) Microservices
6 6 (42.86%) React
6 6 (42.86%) Spring Boot
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Coaching
7 5 (35.71%) Ember.js
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (28.57%) Open Source
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services

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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) jMock
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) React
4 6 (42.86%) Spring Boot
5 5 (35.71%) Ember.js
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) J2EE
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) Autofac
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) SAML
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) XSD
9 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Kanban
3 6 (42.86%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) Coaching
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
6 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) OWASP
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft