Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 April 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 63 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 22 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.76% 4.27% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 12.24% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 29
North East median daily rate £425 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +9.64% +16.67%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £279
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £57.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -7.89% +22.58%

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 North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 381 572 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.53% 34.88% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 388 343
North East median daily rate £393 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +1.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £268 £285 £271
90th Percentile £530 £536 £525
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £15.07 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.11% -45.22% +102.50%
10th Percentile £21.30 £9.99 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.38 £19.94 £45.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the North East

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the North East

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the North East over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the North East

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the North East

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Tyne and Wear -37 17 £425 +10.75% 9
Durham - 4 £400 - 5
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 19 (86.36%) Java
1 19 (86.36%) Jenkins
2 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) Scrum
5 14 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (50.00%) Kanban
7 9 (40.91%) JIRA
7 9 (40.91%) Microservices
8 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
8 8 (36.36%) Gradle
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) TDD
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle
9 7 (31.82%) JSP
9 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (27.27%) Java 8
10 6 (27.27%) Linux
10 6 (27.27%) Apache
10 6 (27.27%) JUnit
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) HTML
10 6 (27.27%) Kafka
10 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
10 6 (27.27%) Apache Camel
11 5 (22.73%) Docker
11 5 (22.73%) Puppet
11 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
11 5 (22.73%) REST

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Jenkins
2 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (40.91%) JIRA
4 8 (36.36%) Gradle
5 6 (27.27%) JUnit
6 4 (18.18%) Hamcrest
7 3 (13.64%) Firebug
7 3 (13.64%) Selenium
8 2 (9.09%) Liquibase
9 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
9 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 1 (4.55%) FindBugs
9 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.55%) Subversion
9 1 (4.55%) webpack
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Agile Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
2 7 (31.82%) JSP
3 6 (27.27%) Apache Camel
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) Kafka
4 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
4 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 5 (22.73%) JPA
4 5 (22.73%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) RESTful
4 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) XSD
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) Django
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) Kanban
4 9 (40.91%) Microservices
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) OWASP
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java 8
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Scala
6 2 (9.09%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Terraform
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) OpenNMS
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Grafana
4 1 (4.55%) Graylog
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat