Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Spring 60 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.52% 2.79% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.08% 12.69% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 43
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £424 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +30.38% -1.89%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £498 £550 £444
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -10.34%
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 260 197 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.93% 21.96% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 109 103
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £295 £275
90th Percentile £525 £550 £498
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £328
% change year-on-year +6.67% +14.50% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +934.09% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £9.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +29.31%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +18 39 £438 +29.63% 3
Spring
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 59 (98.33%) Java
2 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (63.33%) Maven
4 36 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 35 (58.33%) OO
6 33 (55.00%) TDD
7 32 (53.33%) Microservices
8 28 (46.67%) JUnit
9 26 (43.33%) Java 8
10 25 (41.67%) Java EE
11 22 (36.67%) Spring Boot
11 22 (36.67%) RESTful
12 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 20 (33.33%) Oracle
12 20 (33.33%) SQL
13 18 (30.00%) Web Services
13 18 (30.00%) Test Automation
14 16 (26.67%) Gradle
14 16 (26.67%) SOAP
14 16 (26.67%) JSON
15 15 (25.00%) Scrum
15 15 (25.00%) J2EE
16 14 (23.33%) Finance
17 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
17 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
17 13 (21.67%) JPA
18 12 (20.00%) SDLC
18 12 (20.00%) XML
18 12 (20.00%) OOP
19 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce

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 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (63.33%) Maven
2 28 (46.67%) JUnit
3 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 16 (26.67%) Gradle
5 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
6 11 (18.33%) JProfiler
7 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 10 (16.67%) SonarQube
8 9 (15.00%) IntelliJ
9 7 (11.67%) Subversion
10 5 (8.33%) JIRA
11 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.67%) CA Release Automation
12 1 (1.67%) Cobertura
12 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.67%) JBehave
12 1 (1.67%) Mockito
12 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
12 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 50 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Angular Developer
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 25 (41.67%) Java EE
3 22 (36.67%) RESTful
3 22 (36.67%) Spring Boot
4 18 (30.00%) Web Services
5 16 (26.67%) JSON
5 16 (26.67%) SOAP
6 15 (25.00%) J2EE
7 13 (21.67%) JPA
8 12 (20.00%) XML
9 10 (16.67%) Ajax
10 9 (15.00%) HTML
10 9 (15.00%) jQuery
11 8 (13.33%) REST
12 5 (8.33%) XSLT
13 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (5.00%) JSP
13 3 (5.00%) Node.js
13 3 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
1 5 (8.33%) Mac OS
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (58.33%) OO
3 33 (55.00%) TDD
4 32 (53.33%) Microservices
5 18 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
8 12 (20.00%) OOP
8 12 (20.00%) SDLC
9 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
9 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.67%) RAD
11 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (8.33%) API Development
13 5 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
15 2 (3.33%) BDD
15 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) Java 8
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Java 9
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) Perforce
3 3 (5.00%) Capita
4 1 (1.67%) CA Agile Central