Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 98 144
Rank change year-on-year +10 +46 +15
Contract jobs citing Spring 180 208 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.21% 2.12% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 8.18% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 146 48
Midlands median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £291
90th Percentile £575 £550 £483
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +28.57%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2109 2542 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.94% 25.89% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1548 1204
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 22 39
Midlands median hourly rate £31.33 £23.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.30% -18.09% -11.79%
10th Percentile £20.62 £9.03 £11.60
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.28 £45.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the Midlands

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Midlands -10 98 £400 -3.61% 5
East Midlands +30 81 £425 +6.25% 8
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 175 (97.22%) Java
2 145 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (41.11%) TDD
3 74 (41.11%) Maven
4 70 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 69 (38.33%) JUnit
6 63 (35.00%) J2EE
7 62 (34.44%) Java EE
7 62 (34.44%) Spring Boot
8 61 (33.89%) Git (software)
9 59 (32.78%) SQL
10 58 (32.22%) RESTful
11 57 (31.67%) Web Services
12 53 (29.44%) REST
13 52 (28.89%) Scrum
13 52 (28.89%) Jenkins
14 50 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (26.67%) SOAP
16 46 (25.56%) Oracle
17 44 (24.44%) E-Commerce
18 41 (22.78%) JavaScript
19 38 (21.11%) HTML
20 36 (20.00%) JBoss
21 35 (19.44%) Microservices
22 34 (18.89%) NoSQL
23 32 (17.78%) Open Source
23 32 (17.78%) OO
24 31 (17.22%) AngularJS
24 31 (17.22%) JSON
24 31 (17.22%) Docker

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 36 (20.00%) JBoss
2 21 (11.67%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 12 (6.67%) WildFly
5 11 (6.11%) GlassFish
5 11 (6.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (5.00%) Apache
7 8 (4.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.22%) Confluence
9 2 (1.11%) CMS
9 2 (1.11%) CoreMedia CMS
9 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.11%) Mule
10 1 (0.56%) CICS
10 1 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) Liferay
10 1 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.44%) PaaS
3 14 (7.78%) Heroku
3 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.56%) IaaS
5 9 (5.00%) GitHub
5 9 (5.00%) OpenShift
6 8 (4.44%) SaaS
7 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) npm
8 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) HTTP
2 14 (7.78%) Internet
3 6 (3.33%) SSL
3 6 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.89%) NoSQL
2 29 (16.11%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.44%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (8.89%) MySQL
6 13 (7.22%) RDBMS
7 12 (6.67%) Big Data
7 12 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 11 (6.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.11%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.56%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 74 (41.11%) Maven
2 69 (38.33%) JUnit
3 61 (33.89%) Git (software)
4 52 (28.89%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.44%) Eclipse
5 17 (9.44%) Mockito
6 16 (8.89%) IntelliJ
6 16 (8.89%) SonarQube
7 15 (8.33%) Gradle
8 12 (6.67%) Hudson
8 12 (6.67%) jMock
9 11 (6.11%) DbUnit
9 11 (6.11%) JBehave
10 9 (5.00%) Bitbucket
10 9 (5.00%) JIRA
10 9 (5.00%) Selenium
11 7 (3.89%) JProfiler
11 7 (3.89%) Subversion
12 6 (3.33%) GitLab
13 3 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 16 (8.89%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Banking
2 14 (7.78%) Billing
3 1 (0.56%) Automotive
3 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.56%) Legal
3 1 (0.56%) Marketing
3 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (78.33%) Developer
2 113 (62.78%) Java Developer
3 32 (17.78%) Architect
4 22 (12.22%) Senior Developer
5 21 (11.67%) Java Architect
6 16 (8.89%) Lead Developer
7 15 (8.33%) Angular Developer
8 14 (7.78%) Digital Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Agile Developer
9 11 (6.11%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Scala Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.33%) HTML Developer
12 6 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.78%) Java Scala Developer
13 5 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.89%) Hibernate
2 63 (35.00%) J2EE
3 62 (34.44%) Java EE
3 62 (34.44%) Spring Boot
4 58 (32.22%) RESTful
5 57 (31.67%) Web Services
6 53 (29.44%) REST
7 48 (26.67%) SOAP
8 38 (21.11%) HTML
9 31 (17.22%) AngularJS
9 31 (17.22%) JSON
10 29 (16.11%) CSS
11 28 (15.56%) JMS
12 26 (14.44%) HTML5
13 25 (13.89%) XML
14 23 (12.78%) Java SE
15 20 (11.11%) Node.js
16 17 (9.44%) JPA
17 14 (7.78%) CSS3
18 13 (7.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Digital Media
2 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.33%) User Experience
4 4 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.11%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.00%) Linux
2 13 (7.22%) Android
3 12 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.00%) Unix
5 3 (1.67%) Windows
6 2 (1.11%) AIX
6 2 (1.11%) HPUX
6 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.11%) Solaris
6 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.11%) VMS
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (41.11%) TDD
3 52 (28.89%) Scrum
4 50 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (24.44%) E-Commerce
6 35 (19.44%) Microservices
7 32 (17.78%) OO
7 32 (17.78%) Open Source
8 30 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 28 (15.56%) Kanban
9 28 (15.56%) Unit Testing
10 20 (11.11%) SDLC
11 19 (10.56%) API Development
12 16 (8.89%) API Design
12 16 (8.89%) DevOps
12 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.33%) SOA
14 14 (7.78%) API Integration
14 14 (7.78%) BDD
14 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 175 (97.22%) Java
2 59 (32.78%) SQL
3 41 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.56%) Scala
5 8 (4.44%) Ruby
5 8 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.33%) Python
7 4 (2.22%) C#
7 4 (2.22%) Groovy
7 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.67%) ES6
9 2 (1.11%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.11%) XPath
10 1 (0.56%) COBOL
10 1 (0.56%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.56%) Haskell
10 1 (0.56%) Jython
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
2 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (17.22%) Docker
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.22%) Puppet
2 11 (6.11%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.89%) Ansible
3 7 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Grafana
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 46 (25.56%) Oracle
2 12 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.00%) Google
3 9 (5.00%) Perforce
4 8 (4.44%) webMethods
5 6 (3.33%) Apigee
5 6 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.78%) VMware
7 3 (1.67%) Capita
8 2 (1.11%) Adobe
8 2 (1.11%) WSO2
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.56%) Jitterbit
9 1 (0.56%) Talend