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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 63 84
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21  
Contract jobs citing Spring 107 109 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.69% 2.91% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.26% 11.46% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 52
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.17% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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 873 951 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.10% 25.35% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 666 538
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 21
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +20 47 £450 +2.85% 14
Manchester -5 29 £422 -6.33% 26
Merseyside +13 21 £450 +5.88% 3
Lancashire - 2 - - 4
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 197 (97.04%) Java
2 127 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (52.22%) JavaScript
4 76 (37.44%) Oracle
5 73 (35.96%) Web Services
6 72 (35.47%) TDD
7 69 (33.99%) RESTful
8 62 (30.54%) J2EE
9 59 (29.06%) HTML
9 59 (29.06%) Scrum
10 58 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 57 (28.08%) SQL
12 55 (27.09%) CSS
12 55 (27.09%) Finance
12 55 (27.09%) Hibernate
13 52 (25.62%) MongoDB
14 48 (23.65%) SOAP
15 46 (22.66%) Spring Boot
16 45 (22.17%) Banking
17 42 (20.69%) BDD
18 39 (19.21%) MySQL
18 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
19 38 (18.72%) jQuery
20 37 (18.23%) Microservices
21 34 (16.75%) REST
22 31 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
22 31 (15.27%) XML
23 30 (14.78%) Kanban
24 29 (14.29%) Oracle Database
25 28 (13.79%) AngularJS

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 14 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.43%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.45%) JBoss
4 6 (2.96%) Apache
5 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.99%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.48%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.48%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) HTTP
2 5 (2.46%) X.509
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.62%) MongoDB
2 39 (19.21%) MySQL
3 29 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.36%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.36%) SQL Server
5 17 (8.37%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.46%) Big Data
9 4 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.97%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.48%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.48%) Firebird
10 3 (1.48%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.48%) Riak
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.49%) DB2
12 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.49%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 58 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
3 25 (12.32%) JUnit
4 18 (8.87%) JIRA
5 16 (7.88%) Gradle
6 14 (6.90%) IntelliJ
7 13 (6.40%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.45%) Mockito
9 6 (2.96%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.96%) Maven
10 5 (2.46%) JProfiler
10 5 (2.46%) Subversion
11 3 (1.48%) Selenium
11 3 (1.48%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.99%) Ant
13 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.49%) JBehave
13 1 (0.49%) jMock
13 1 (0.49%) RSpec
General
1 55 (27.09%) Finance
2 45 (22.17%) Banking
3 3 (1.48%) Electronics
3 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 172 (84.73%) Developer
2 151 (74.38%) Java Developer
3 35 (17.24%) Agile Developer
3 35 (17.24%) Agile Java Developer
4 22 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (8.37%) Java Engineer
7 10 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.43%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Java Project Leader
11 5 (2.46%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (35.96%) Web Services
2 69 (33.99%) RESTful
3 62 (30.54%) J2EE
4 59 (29.06%) HTML
5 55 (27.09%) CSS
5 55 (27.09%) Hibernate
6 48 (23.65%) SOAP
7 46 (22.66%) Spring Boot
8 38 (18.72%) jQuery
9 34 (16.75%) REST
10 31 (15.27%) XML
11 28 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 24 (11.82%) React
12 24 (11.82%) Struts
13 21 (10.34%) Ember.js
14 20 (9.85%) JPA
14 20 (9.85%) JSON
15 18 (8.87%) Ajax
16 17 (8.37%) Java EE
17 16 (7.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.48%) CCTV
5 2 (0.99%) Wiki
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) DataPower
6 1 (0.49%) Derivative
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.30%) Linux
2 4 (1.97%) Android
3 3 (1.48%) Unix
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (62.56%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (35.47%) TDD
3 59 (29.06%) Scrum
4 42 (20.69%) BDD
5 37 (18.23%) Microservices
6 31 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (14.78%) Kanban
8 28 (13.79%) Coaching
8 28 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (11.33%) Open Source
10 22 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 20 (9.85%) MVC
12 17 (8.37%) Data Protection
12 17 (8.37%) DevOps
12 17 (8.37%) Waterfall
13 16 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.39%) API Design
14 15 (7.39%) OO
15 14 (6.90%) Front End Development
15 14 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 197 (97.04%) Java
2 106 (52.22%) JavaScript
3 57 (28.08%) SQL
4 10 (4.93%) C#
4 10 (4.93%) Scala
5 6 (2.96%) Python
5 6 (2.96%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.46%) Groovy
7 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) Clojure
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.49%) OCMJD
3 1 (0.49%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.49%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.48%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.96%) Docker
2 3 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.49%) Kibana
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Nagios
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (37.44%) Oracle
2 11 (5.42%) Perforce
3 10 (4.93%) Sybase
4 9 (4.43%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.45%) VMware
6 4 (1.97%) IBM
7 2 (0.99%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.49%) hybris
8 1 (0.49%) Kony
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.49%) Sage
8 1 (0.49%) Sun
8 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.49%) Yahoo!
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago