Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 57 110
Rank change year-on-year -8 +53 -46
Contract jobs citing Spring 155 189 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.88% 3.13% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.81% 10.44% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 142 93
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £273 £319 £313
90th Percentile £488 £500 £575
England median daily rate £484 £459 £450
% change year-on-year +5.45% +1.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North West median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +19.05% +20.00%

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 1,760 1,811 2,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.68% 30.00% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,213 1,248 1,338
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
10th Percentile £281 £275 £267
90th Percentile £545 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 78
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +14.58% +16.37%
10th Percentile £17.78 £16.85 £16.93
90th Percentile £43.00 £51.65 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +4 97 £419 +4.69% 36
Cheshire -8 41 £375 -6.25% 23
Merseyside -2 8 £400 -33.33% 7
Lancashire +11 7 £336 - 5
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 148 (95.48%) Java
2 110 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (36.13%) Maven
4 55 (35.48%) TDD
4 55 (35.48%) Spring Boot
5 49 (31.61%) Hibernate
6 48 (30.97%) Web Services
7 47 (30.32%) J2EE
8 45 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 44 (28.39%) RESTful
10 42 (27.10%) Jenkins
11 39 (25.16%) Relational Database
12 36 (23.23%) Microservices
12 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
12 36 (23.23%) HTML
13 35 (22.58%) SQL
14 33 (21.29%) Gradle
15 31 (20.00%) REST
15 31 (20.00%) Oracle
16 30 (19.35%) RDBMS
16 30 (19.35%) NoSQL
17 28 (18.06%) BDD
17 28 (18.06%) Scrum
18 27 (17.42%) JUnit
19 26 (16.77%) MVC
19 26 (16.77%) Spring Security
20 25 (16.13%) SOAP
21 24 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
22 23 (14.84%) SOA
23 22 (14.19%) Docker

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 12 (7.74%) CMS
2 10 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.52%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.58%) JBoss
5 3 (1.94%) Apache
6 2 (1.29%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
6 2 (1.29%) nginx
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) Mongoose
7 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.94%) GitHub
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) HTTP
2 3 (1.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.29%) AMQP
3 2 (1.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.16%) Relational Database
2 30 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 30 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 24 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (12.90%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.68%) MySQL
6 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.87%) Endeca
8 4 (2.58%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.29%) Big Data
10 2 (1.29%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.29%) Flink
10 2 (1.29%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.29%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.65%) Redis
11 1 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 56 (36.13%) Maven
2 42 (27.10%) Jenkins
3 36 (23.23%) Git (software)
4 33 (21.29%) Gradle
5 27 (17.42%) JUnit
6 18 (11.61%) JIRA
7 14 (9.03%) Eclipse
7 14 (9.03%) JProfiler
8 12 (7.74%) IntelliJ
9 9 (5.81%) SonarQube
10 7 (4.52%) Mockito
11 4 (2.58%) Ant
11 4 (2.58%) Selenium
12 3 (1.94%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.29%) Hudson
13 2 (1.29%) NUnit
13 2 (1.29%) Spock
General
1 19 (12.26%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Banking
3 3 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (93.55%) Developer
2 134 (86.45%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.61%) Agile Developer
3 18 (11.61%) Agile Java Developer
4 14 (9.03%) J2EE Developer
4 14 (9.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (3.87%) JSP Developer
6 6 (3.87%) Senior Developer
6 6 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (3.87%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.23%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.23%) Architect
7 5 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (3.23%) HTML Developer
8 4 (2.58%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 3 (1.94%) Java Architect
9 3 (1.94%) React Developer
9 3 (1.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.48%) Spring Boot
2 49 (31.61%) Hibernate
3 48 (30.97%) Web Services
4 47 (30.32%) J2EE
5 44 (28.39%) RESTful
6 36 (23.23%) HTML
7 31 (20.00%) REST
8 26 (16.77%) Spring Security
9 25 (16.13%) SOAP
10 20 (12.90%) Spring MVC
11 19 (12.26%) AngularJS
11 19 (12.26%) JSON
11 19 (12.26%) Thymeleaf
12 18 (11.61%) CSS
13 17 (10.97%) JPA
13 17 (10.97%) JSP
14 15 (9.68%) jQuery
15 14 (9.03%) Spring Cloud
15 14 (9.03%) XML
16 12 (7.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.29%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.29%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) RIA
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.39%) Linux
2 5 (3.23%) Android
3 4 (2.58%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.58%) Unix
4 3 (1.94%) Windows
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.48%) TDD
3 36 (23.23%) Microservices
4 28 (18.06%) BDD
4 28 (18.06%) Scrum
5 26 (16.77%) MVC
6 23 (14.84%) SOA
7 21 (13.55%) OO
8 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 18 (11.61%) Test Automation
10 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.32%) AOP
12 14 (9.03%) OOP
12 14 (9.03%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
14 9 (5.81%) SDLC
15 8 (5.16%) Kanban
16 7 (4.52%) Content Management
16 7 (4.52%) DevOps
16 7 (4.52%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 148 (95.48%) Java
2 45 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.58%) SQL
4 8 (5.16%) Groovy
5 6 (3.87%) Python
6 5 (3.23%) Kotlin
7 4 (2.58%) Ruby
7 4 (2.58%) Scala
8 2 (1.29%) C#
8 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (2.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (14.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) Kibana
2 9 (5.81%) Consul
2 9 (5.81%) Zipkin
3 5 (3.23%) Ansible
3 5 (3.23%) Puppet
4 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) Oracle
2 14 (9.03%) Perforce
3 6 (3.87%) FatWire
4 4 (2.58%) hybris
5 3 (1.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.65%) SAP