Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 June 2019 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 West
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 57 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing Spring 166 211 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.25% 3.61% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.24% 10.54% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 149 156
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95% +10.63%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £353
90th Percentile £525 £500 £497
England median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
North West median hourly rate - £170.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +209.09% -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -7.89%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,621 2,002 1,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.74% 34.28% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 1,351 1,123
North West median daily rate £424 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +3.23% +3.06%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £270
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 58
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.83 £18.52
90th Percentile £46.23 £61.91 £50.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.38 £40.38
% change year-on-year +3.82% +4.96% +6.97%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the North West

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the North West

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the North West over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the North West

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the North West

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 June 2019. 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
Manchester -23 67 £450 +5.88% 16
Cheshire +5 42 £425 -5.56% 6
Lancashire +13 33 £443 -1.67%
Merseyside -9 15 £450 - 3
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 161 (96.99%) Java
2 99 (59.64%) Spring Boot
3 83 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
5 62 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (34.94%) Git (software)
7 56 (33.73%) Microservices
8 55 (33.13%) AngularJS
8 55 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
9 52 (31.33%) HTML
9 52 (31.33%) CSS
9 52 (31.33%) React
10 51 (30.72%) Node.js
11 50 (30.12%) REST
12 45 (27.11%) Java 8
13 41 (24.70%) JUnit
13 41 (24.70%) Hibernate
14 40 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (23.49%) DevOps
16 37 (22.29%) SonarQube
17 36 (21.69%) Dropwizard
17 36 (21.69%) Maven
17 36 (21.69%) SQL
18 35 (21.08%) Web Services
18 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
19 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
20 31 (18.67%) HTML5
20 31 (18.67%) TDD
21 29 (17.47%) Software Engineering
21 29 (17.47%) CSS3

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (6.02%) CMS
1 10 (6.02%) Tomcat
1 10 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.82%) JBoss
2 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.61%) Apache
3 6 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Drupal
5 1 (0.60%) Kentico
5 1 (0.60%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 55 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.63%) Kong
4 6 (3.61%) GitHub
5 4 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.81%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.20%) Serverless
8 1 (0.60%) IaaS
8 1 (0.60%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) DSL
2 1 (0.60%) FTP
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) MongoDB
2 18 (10.84%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.24%) MySQL
4 14 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.82%) DB2
6 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.01%) Big Data
8 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.81%) Redis
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.20%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
2 58 (34.94%) Git (software)
3 41 (24.70%) JUnit
4 37 (22.29%) SonarQube
5 36 (21.69%) Maven
6 28 (16.87%) Artifactory
6 28 (16.87%) GitLab
7 26 (15.66%) Sonatype Nexus
8 25 (15.06%) Mockito
9 15 (9.04%) JIRA
10 13 (7.83%) gulp
11 11 (6.63%) Cucumber
11 11 (6.63%) JMeter
12 9 (5.42%) Bitbucket
13 8 (4.82%) Gradle
13 8 (4.82%) Selenium
14 6 (3.61%) Hamcrest
15 4 (2.41%) Eclipse
16 2 (1.20%) IntelliJ
16 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 18 (10.84%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (84.94%) Developer
2 115 (69.28%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.06%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (7.23%) Agile Developer
4 12 (7.23%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (7.23%) Java Engineer
5 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.02%) Backend Developer
6 10 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.61%) AWS Developer
8 6 (3.61%) Designer
9 5 (3.01%) DevOps Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.41%) React Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Senior Backend Developer
10 4 (2.41%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (59.64%) Spring Boot
2 55 (33.13%) AngularJS
3 52 (31.33%) CSS
3 52 (31.33%) HTML
3 52 (31.33%) React
4 51 (30.72%) Node.js
5 50 (30.12%) REST
6 41 (24.70%) Hibernate
7 36 (21.69%) Dropwizard
8 35 (21.08%) Web Services
9 31 (18.67%) HTML5
10 29 (17.47%) CSS3
11 26 (15.66%) Express
11 26 (15.66%) Mongoose
12 25 (15.06%) Apache CXF
12 25 (15.06%) JAX-RS
13 23 (13.86%) Servlets
14 22 (13.25%) J2EE
14 22 (13.25%) Sass
14 22 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) User Experience
2 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.01%) Linux
1 5 (3.01%) Unix
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) AIX
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.73%) Microservices
3 39 (23.49%) DevOps
4 31 (18.67%) TDD
5 29 (17.47%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.46%) Test Automation
7 19 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (11.45%) Unit Testing
8 17 (10.24%) MVC
9 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.04%) Front End Development
11 14 (8.43%) Web Development
12 13 (7.83%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.83%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 13 (7.83%) Open Source
13 11 (6.63%) Operational Stability
13 11 (6.63%) SDLC
14 10 (6.02%) Scrum
14 10 (6.02%) Technical Leadership
15 9 (5.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 161 (96.99%) Java
2 83 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 45 (27.11%) Java 8
4 36 (21.69%) SQL
5 9 (5.42%) Groovy
6 6 (3.61%) Scala
7 5 (3.01%) Python
8 4 (2.41%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) ES6
10 1 (0.60%) ES7
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) GxP
3 1 (0.60%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.01%) Puppet
3 4 (2.41%) Terraform
4 3 (1.81%) Ansible
4 3 (1.81%) logstash
4 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.60%) Kibana
6 1 (0.60%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) Google
4 2 (1.20%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.20%) IBM
4 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.20%) Splunk
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.60%) Talend
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter