Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 September 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 Spring Framework
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 54 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.61% 4.68% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.82% 17.49% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 25
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £500 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +40.85% +7.17%
10th Percentile £340 £375 £313
90th Percentile £538 £550 £545
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 303 183 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 37.09% 26.75% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 121 132
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £308
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +476.92% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +21.79% +145.90%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Northamptonshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Northamptonshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Northamptonshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Northampton +13 43 £400 -1.23% 3
Spring
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 53 (98.15%) Java
2 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (61.11%) Hibernate
4 32 (59.26%) OO
5 29 (53.70%) Spring Boot
6 26 (48.15%) Microservices
6 26 (48.15%) Maven
7 25 (46.30%) TDD
7 25 (46.30%) Java 8
8 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
9 20 (37.04%) JUnit
10 17 (31.48%) Java EE
11 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
12 15 (27.78%) Finance
13 14 (25.93%) RESTful
13 14 (25.93%) Gradle
14 13 (24.07%) Subversion
14 13 (24.07%) SOAP
14 13 (24.07%) Web Services
14 13 (24.07%) XML
15 11 (20.37%) JSON
15 11 (20.37%) SDLC
16 10 (18.52%) SonarQube
16 10 (18.52%) Linux
17 9 (16.67%) OOP
17 9 (16.67%) Windows
17 9 (16.67%) Docker
17 9 (16.67%) Banking
17 9 (16.67%) Mac OS
17 9 (16.67%) Cucumber

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (12.96%) JBoss
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) npm
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Maven
2 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
3 20 (37.04%) JUnit
4 14 (25.93%) Gradle
5 13 (24.07%) Subversion
6 10 (18.52%) SonarQube
7 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.41%) Selenium
10 3 (5.56%) CA Release Automation
10 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
10 3 (5.56%) JIRA
10 3 (5.56%) JProfiler
10 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.85%) Cobertura
11 1 (1.85%) JBehave
11 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 41 (75.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Java Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Junior
6 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SOA Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Backend Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Designer
7 1 (1.85%) Software Architect
7 1 (1.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (61.11%) Hibernate
2 29 (53.70%) Spring Boot
3 17 (31.48%) Java EE
4 14 (25.93%) RESTful
5 13 (24.07%) SOAP
5 13 (24.07%) Web Services
5 13 (24.07%) XML
6 11 (20.37%) JSON
7 8 (14.81%) HTML
7 8 (14.81%) HTML5
7 8 (14.81%) RAML
7 8 (14.81%) WireMock
8 7 (12.96%) Ajax
8 7 (12.96%) J2EE
9 6 (11.11%) JPA
10 5 (9.26%) CSS
10 5 (9.26%) jQuery
10 5 (9.26%) REST
11 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) OO
3 26 (48.15%) Microservices
4 25 (46.30%) TDD
5 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 11 (20.37%) SDLC
7 9 (16.67%) OOP
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) BDD
9 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.56%) OOD
10 3 (5.56%) Open Source
10 3 (5.56%) RAD
10 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.56%) SOLID
10 3 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) Java 8
3 7 (12.96%) Java 9
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) ES6
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Perforce
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft