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 3 months to 27 March 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 / North East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs citing Spring 54 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.43% 2.64% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.56% 8.88% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 15 10
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 291 259 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.03% 29.70% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 176 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Tyne and Wear +20 54 £383 +17.69% 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 52 (76.47%) Ruby
2 51 (75.00%) Java
3 50 (73.53%) Scala
4 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (67.65%) Git (software)
6 43 (63.24%) MVC
6 43 (63.24%) Ruby on Rails
7 42 (61.76%) HTML
7 42 (61.76%) Linux
7 42 (61.76%) Play Framework
8 41 (60.29%) CSS
9 39 (57.35%) REST
9 39 (57.35%) Spring MVC
10 38 (55.88%) JSON
11 37 (54.41%) HTML5
12 36 (52.94%) Django
12 36 (52.94%) Ajax
13 35 (51.47%) CSS3
14 34 (50.00%) Automated Testing
15 32 (47.06%) JIRA
16 31 (45.59%) C#
16 31 (45.59%) Jenkins
17 28 (41.18%) Open Source
17 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
17 28 (41.18%) TDD
17 28 (41.18%) Google
18 27 (39.71%) Python
18 27 (39.71%) Guice
19 25 (36.76%) Confluence
19 25 (36.76%) JUnit

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 25 (36.76%) Confluence
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) Liferay
6 1 (1.47%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.47%) G Suite
1 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 10 (14.71%) MySQL
4 9 (13.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) DocumentDB
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (67.65%) Git (software)
2 32 (47.06%) JIRA
3 31 (45.59%) Jenkins
4 25 (36.76%) JUnit
5 22 (32.35%) Subversion
6 17 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 14 (20.59%) Selenium
8 3 (4.41%) Ant
8 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.41%) Gradle
8 3 (4.41%) Maven
8 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.47%) jMock
10 1 (1.47%) Mockito
General
1 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (86.76%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 24 (35.29%) Scala Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (23.53%) Java Scala Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 9 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Linux Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.41%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.41%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (63.24%) Ruby on Rails
2 42 (61.76%) HTML
2 42 (61.76%) Play Framework
3 41 (60.29%) CSS
4 39 (57.35%) REST
4 39 (57.35%) Spring MVC
5 38 (55.88%) JSON
6 37 (54.41%) HTML5
7 36 (52.94%) Ajax
7 36 (52.94%) Django
8 35 (51.47%) CSS3
9 27 (39.71%) Guice
10 20 (29.41%) .NET
10 20 (29.41%) RESTful
11 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
11 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (23.53%) SOAP
13 11 (16.18%) XML
14 10 (14.71%) Hibernate
14 10 (14.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Linux Command Line
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (63.24%) MVC
3 34 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 28 (41.18%) Open Source
4 28 (41.18%) TDD
5 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (30.88%) Configuration Management
6 21 (30.88%) Microservices
6 21 (30.88%) OWASP
7 19 (27.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (27.94%) Web Design
8 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
9 17 (25.00%) DevOps
10 16 (23.53%) Scrum
11 14 (20.59%) Web Development
12 13 (19.12%) Front End Development
13 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.71%) Line Management
15 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (8.82%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (76.47%) Ruby
2 51 (75.00%) Java
3 50 (73.53%) Scala
4 31 (45.59%) C#
5 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 27 (39.71%) Python
7 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Docker
2 9 (13.24%) LXC
3 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Puppet
2 12 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.47%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Google
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) webMethods
4 1 (1.47%) Apigee
4 1 (1.47%) CA