Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 74 114
Rank change year-on-year +25 +40 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 194 189 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.41% 2.79% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% 9.95% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 146 95
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +17.24%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £325
90th Percentile £488 £500 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £29.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.54% - -
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 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 1801 1900 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.64% 28.00% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1332 1270
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 20 November 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 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 20 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
Manchester +17 108 £417 -0.83% 28
Cheshire +9 62 £448 +5.29% 15
Merseyside +8 14 £400 +14.29% 3
Lancashire - 3 £408 - 1
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 187 (96.39%) Java
2 143 (73.71%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (37.63%) Web Services
4 66 (34.02%) Spring Boot
5 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
5 65 (33.51%) TDD
5 65 (33.51%) Hibernate
6 57 (29.38%) J2EE
7 53 (27.32%) RESTful
8 51 (26.29%) Maven
9 45 (23.20%) Scrum
10 44 (22.68%) Oracle
10 44 (22.68%) Git (software)
11 43 (22.16%) SOAP
11 43 (22.16%) Finance
12 41 (21.13%) Relational Database
13 40 (20.62%) SQL
13 40 (20.62%) HTML
14 39 (20.10%) REST
15 38 (19.59%) Jenkins
16 34 (17.53%) RDBMS
16 34 (17.53%) Banking
17 33 (17.01%) JUnit
17 33 (17.01%) OO
17 33 (17.01%) Gradle
17 33 (17.01%) Microservices
18 32 (16.49%) MongoDB
18 32 (16.49%) MVC
19 29 (14.95%) Java EE
19 29 (14.95%) jQuery

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 11 (5.67%) Tomcat
1 11 (5.67%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.15%) CMS
3 6 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.03%) Anypoint
4 2 (1.03%) Apache
4 2 (1.03%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.03%) nginx
4 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) Mongoose
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.06%) GitHub
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.03%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) HTTP
2 3 (1.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) AMQP
3 2 (1.03%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.13%) Relational Database
2 34 (17.53%) RDBMS
3 32 (16.49%) MongoDB
4 27 (13.92%) NoSQL
5 20 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (8.25%) MySQL
7 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.12%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.09%) Endeca
10 4 (2.06%) Big Data
10 4 (2.06%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.03%) Flink
11 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (26.29%) Maven
2 44 (22.68%) Git (software)
3 38 (19.59%) Jenkins
4 33 (17.01%) Gradle
4 33 (17.01%) JUnit
5 16 (8.25%) Eclipse
5 16 (8.25%) IntelliJ
5 16 (8.25%) JIRA
6 13 (6.70%) JProfiler
7 11 (5.67%) SonarQube
8 8 (4.12%) Mockito
9 4 (2.06%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.55%) Selenium
10 3 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.03%) Ant
11 2 (1.03%) NUnit
11 2 (1.03%) Spock
11 2 (1.03%) Subversion
12 1 (0.52%) jMock
General
1 43 (22.16%) Finance
2 34 (17.53%) Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Games
4 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (91.75%) Developer
2 165 (85.05%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.89%) Agile Developer
3 25 (12.89%) Agile Java Developer
4 14 (7.22%) J2EE Developer
4 14 (7.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (6.19%) Software Engineer
6 11 (5.67%) Java Engineer
7 10 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 9 (4.64%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (3.61%) Web Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) JSP Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (2.58%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (2.58%) HTML Developer
12 4 (2.06%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.63%) Web Services
2 66 (34.02%) Spring Boot
3 65 (33.51%) Hibernate
4 57 (29.38%) J2EE
5 53 (27.32%) RESTful
6 43 (22.16%) SOAP
7 40 (20.62%) HTML
8 39 (20.10%) REST
9 29 (14.95%) Java EE
9 29 (14.95%) jQuery
10 28 (14.43%) JPA
11 27 (13.92%) Spring Security
12 26 (13.40%) AngularJS
13 24 (12.37%) JSON
14 23 (11.86%) JSP
15 21 (10.82%) Spring MVC
16 20 (10.31%) CSS
17 18 (9.28%) Struts
17 18 (9.28%) Thymeleaf
18 15 (7.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.03%) Fintech
4 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.52%) RIA
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.22%) Linux
2 5 (2.58%) Unix
3 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.55%) Windows
4 2 (1.03%) Android
4 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (73.71%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.51%) TDD
3 45 (23.20%) Scrum
4 33 (17.01%) Microservices
4 33 (17.01%) OO
5 32 (16.49%) MVC
6 26 (13.40%) Test Automation
7 24 (12.37%) BDD
8 22 (11.34%) Data Protection
9 21 (10.82%) Data Modelling
9 21 (10.82%) SOA
10 20 (10.31%) E-Commerce
10 20 (10.31%) Unit Testing
11 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.73%) AOP
12 15 (7.73%) SDLC
13 13 (6.70%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.19%) OOP
15 11 (5.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 187 (96.39%) Java
2 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.62%) SQL
4 6 (3.09%) Groovy
5 5 (2.58%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.55%) Python
6 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.03%) C#
7 2 (1.03%) Kotlin
7 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (2.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.52%) Varnish
2 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (8.25%) Kibana
2 9 (4.64%) Consul
2 9 (4.64%) Zipkin
3 4 (2.06%) Ansible
3 4 (2.06%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (22.68%) Oracle
2 21 (10.82%) Perforce
3 6 (3.09%) FatWire
3 6 (3.09%) hybris
4 4 (2.06%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.03%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.03%) IBM
6 2 (1.03%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Genesys
7 1 (0.52%) SAP