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 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Spring 25 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.69% 8.14% 6.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.89% 19.05% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 20
Median daily rate £580 £500 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 148 126 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 45.54% 42.71% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 94 97
Median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +11.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
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 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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Spring.

1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (70.00%) JBoss
4 27 (67.50%) Maven
5 25 (62.50%) DevOps
6 23 (57.50%) TDD
7 22 (55.00%) SQL
8 21 (52.50%) Mockito
8 21 (52.50%) GitHub
9 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (47.50%) JUnit
10 19 (47.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (47.50%) Pair Programming
10 19 (47.50%) Scrum
10 19 (47.50%) WebSphere
10 19 (47.50%) Java EE
11 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
11 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
12 17 (42.50%) BPEL
12 17 (42.50%) BPMN
12 17 (42.50%) Migration
13 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
14 12 (30.00%) SOAP
14 12 (30.00%) Web Services
14 12 (30.00%) RESTful
15 9 (22.50%) Linux
16 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
16 8 (20.00%) Microservices
17 7 (17.50%) Spring Boot

Spring
Co-occurring 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 28 (70.00%) JBoss
2 19 (47.50%) WebSphere
2 19 (47.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (52.50%) GitHub
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
1 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Maven
2 21 (52.50%) Mockito
3 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (47.50%) JUnit
5 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium
7 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.00%) JIRA
9 1 (2.50%) Babel
9 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.50%) Gradle
9 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 3 (7.50%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 31 (77.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (27.50%) SQL Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) AWS Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Java EE
2 12 (30.00%) RESTful
2 12 (30.00%) SOAP
2 12 (30.00%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.50%) Spring Boot
4 6 (15.00%) Apache Camel
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 5 (12.50%) Dropwizard
5 5 (12.50%) JMS
6 4 (10.00%) CSS
6 4 (10.00%) EJB
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) Spring Security
7 3 (7.50%) JSP
7 3 (7.50%) WireMock
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) J2EE
8 2 (5.00%) Kafka
8 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) DevOps
3 23 (57.50%) TDD
4 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (47.50%) Pair Programming
5 19 (47.50%) Scrum
6 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 17 (42.50%) BPEL
7 17 (42.50%) BPMN
7 17 (42.50%) Migration
8 8 (20.00%) Microservices
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.00%) OO
10 4 (10.00%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) Service Design
10 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.50%) UML
11 3 (7.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) ES6
4 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle
1 1 (2.50%) PayPal
1 1 (2.50%) Talend