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 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 63 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13  
Contract jobs citing Spring 94 105 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.64% 2.73% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.55% 10.22% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 59
Median daily rate £438 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 814 1027 841
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.50% 26.70% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 685 513
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
Cheshire +33 38 £441 +10.31% 10
Manchester -12 34 £413 +10.00% 24
Lancashire +29 9 £420 - 4
Merseyside +3 8 £600 +37.14%
Spring
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 160 (93.57%) Java
2 94 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (43.27%) JavaScript
4 69 (40.35%) Web Services
5 60 (35.09%) TDD
6 54 (31.58%) HTML
7 53 (30.99%) SOAP
7 53 (30.99%) Finance
7 53 (30.99%) RESTful
8 50 (29.24%) Oracle
9 49 (28.65%) CSS
10 47 (27.49%) J2EE
11 41 (23.98%) SQL
11 41 (23.98%) Hibernate
12 39 (22.81%) REST
13 37 (21.64%) AngularJS
14 36 (21.05%) Spring Boot
14 36 (21.05%) Scrum
15 34 (19.88%) Banking
15 34 (19.88%) XML
16 30 (17.54%) JUnit
16 30 (17.54%) Git (software)
17 28 (16.37%) BDD
18 26 (15.20%) MongoDB
18 26 (15.20%) JSON
19 25 (14.62%) E-Commerce
20 24 (14.04%) OO
20 24 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (13.45%) jQuery
21 23 (13.45%) HTML5

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 21 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.19%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.09%) CMS
3 7 (4.09%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.51%) Apache
5 5 (2.92%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.92%) JBoss
6 4 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.75%) Kentico
7 3 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.09%) HTTP
2 3 (1.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.20%) MongoDB
2 22 (12.87%) MySQL
3 20 (11.70%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
5 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.43%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.92%) DB2
10 4 (2.34%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.75%) Big Data
11 3 (1.75%) Firebird
11 3 (1.75%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.75%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.75%) Riak
11 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.58%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.58%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 30 (17.54%) Git (software)
1 30 (17.54%) JUnit
2 22 (12.87%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 12 (7.02%) JIRA
4 12 (7.02%) Maven
5 10 (5.85%) Gradle
5 10 (5.85%) IntelliJ
6 8 (4.68%) Mockito
6 8 (4.68%) Subversion
7 6 (3.51%) Selenium
8 5 (2.92%) Ant
8 5 (2.92%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.34%) JBehave
10 3 (1.75%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.75%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.17%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.17%) JProfiler
11 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (30.99%) Finance
2 34 (19.88%) Banking
3 4 (2.34%) Back Office
4 3 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 146 (85.38%) Developer
2 122 (71.35%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.70%) Agile Developer
3 20 (11.70%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (5.85%) Java Engineer
6 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.09%) Architect
7 7 (4.09%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) Angular Developer
8 6 (3.51%) Principal Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.34%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.34%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.34%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 4 (2.34%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Developer
11 3 (1.75%) Principal .NET Developer
11 3 (1.75%) Principal Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.35%) Web Services
2 54 (31.58%) HTML
3 53 (30.99%) RESTful
3 53 (30.99%) SOAP
4 49 (28.65%) CSS
5 47 (27.49%) J2EE
6 41 (23.98%) Hibernate
7 39 (22.81%) REST
8 37 (21.64%) AngularJS
9 36 (21.05%) Spring Boot
10 34 (19.88%) XML
11 26 (15.20%) JSON
12 23 (13.45%) HTML5
12 23 (13.45%) jQuery
13 21 (12.28%) JPA
14 18 (10.53%) CSS3
14 18 (10.53%) Struts
15 15 (8.77%) Spring MVC
16 14 (8.19%) Java EE
17 12 (7.02%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.17%) Wiki
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) DataPower
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Linux
2 5 (2.92%) Unix
3 3 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.09%) TDD
3 36 (21.05%) Scrum
4 28 (16.37%) BDD
5 25 (14.62%) E-Commerce
6 24 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (14.04%) OO
7 20 (11.70%) MVC
7 20 (11.70%) Unit Testing
8 19 (11.11%) Microservices
9 17 (9.94%) Kanban
9 17 (9.94%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.36%) API Design
11 14 (8.19%) Open Source
11 14 (8.19%) Pair Programming
12 13 (7.60%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (7.60%) DevOps
13 12 (7.02%) Coaching
13 12 (7.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 160 (93.57%) Java
2 74 (43.27%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.98%) SQL
4 9 (5.26%) Scala
5 7 (4.09%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.51%) Python
7 5 (2.92%) C#
8 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.75%) Groovy
9 3 (1.75%) Ruby
10 2 (1.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) Clojure
11 1 (0.58%) PHP
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.17%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) Kibana
4 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (29.24%) Oracle
2 11 (6.43%) hybris
3 9 (5.26%) Perforce
4 8 (4.68%) Sybase
5 7 (4.09%) VMware
6 6 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.75%) ATG
7 3 (1.75%) Google
7 3 (1.75%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.17%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) FatWire
9 1 (0.58%) Kony
9 1 (0.58%) Yahoo!
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