The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 25 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Spring 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.38% 4.22% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.93% 17.86% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Median daily rate £500 £436 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 116 56 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 41.58% 23.63% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 66
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Oxford

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Oxford

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Spring.

1 52 (98.11%) Java
2 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (62.26%) Maven
4 31 (58.49%) JUnit
4 31 (58.49%) Java EE
5 30 (56.60%) JBoss
6 28 (52.83%) SQL
7 25 (47.17%) TDD
8 24 (45.28%) BPEL
8 24 (45.28%) Scrum
8 24 (45.28%) WebSphere
8 24 (45.28%) BPMN
9 23 (43.40%) Mockito
10 22 (41.51%) Jenkins
11 21 (39.62%) Publishing
12 20 (37.74%) Migration
12 20 (37.74%) Unit Testing
12 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (37.74%) DevOps
13 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
14 18 (33.96%) GitHub
14 18 (33.96%) Pair Programming
15 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Process Server
16 16 (30.19%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (26.42%) Web Services
17 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
18 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
19 12 (22.64%) RESTful
20 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
20 11 (20.75%) Alfresco

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 30 (56.60%) JBoss
2 24 (45.28%) WebSphere
3 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Process Server
4 16 (30.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (20.75%) Alfresco
6 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
7 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (9.43%) nginx
8 2 (3.77%) Apache
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.89%) Jetty
9 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) GitHub
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (62.26%) Maven
2 31 (58.49%) JUnit
3 23 (43.40%) Mockito
4 22 (41.51%) Jenkins
5 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.43%) Selenium
7 4 (7.55%) Ant
8 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.77%) Gradle
8 2 (3.77%) JIRA
9 1 (1.89%) Babel
9 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.89%) Subversion
9 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 21 (39.62%) Publishing
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 32 (60.38%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Java Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) Software Engineer
5 13 (24.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (24.53%) Java Software Developer
5 13 (24.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (24.53%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.32%) AWS Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
9 3 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) Java EE
2 14 (26.42%) Web Services
3 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
4 12 (22.64%) RESTful
5 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
6 10 (18.87%) SOAP
6 10 (18.87%) Spring Security
7 9 (16.98%) JMS
7 9 (16.98%) JSF
8 7 (13.21%) J2EE
9 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.32%) JSON
9 6 (11.32%) REST
9 6 (11.32%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (11.32%) XML
10 5 (9.43%) Apache Camel
10 5 (9.43%) EJB
10 5 (9.43%) HTML
10 5 (9.43%) Node.js
10 5 (9.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) TDD
3 24 (45.28%) BPEL
3 24 (45.28%) BPMN
3 24 (45.28%) Scrum
4 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (37.74%) DevOps
4 20 (37.74%) Migration
4 20 (37.74%) Unit Testing
5 18 (33.96%) Pair Programming
6 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.75%) MVC
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
9 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.55%) Microservices
11 3 (5.66%) UML
11 3 (5.66%) Workflow
12 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) XPath
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) ES6
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
5 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) IBM
2 1 (1.89%) PayPal
2 1 (1.89%) Talend