The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 29 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19  
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.92% 2.03% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 7.83% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £389 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 135 115 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 37.09% 25.96% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Spring.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Scala
3 14 (51.85%) REST
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (48.15%) Web Services
5 12 (44.44%) BDD
5 12 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 10 (37.04%) Microservices
6 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
7 9 (33.33%) Docker
8 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
8 8 (29.63%) Node.js
8 8 (29.63%) Mockito
8 8 (29.63%) jMock
8 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
8 8 (29.63%) SOAP
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 6 (22.22%) RESTful
10 6 (22.22%) EasyMock
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (22.22%) OO
10 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (22.22%) Clojure
10 6 (22.22%) Spock
11 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (18.52%) Groovy

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Jetty
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.11%) Redis
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) jMock
1 8 (29.63%) Mockito
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) EasyMock
3 6 (22.22%) Spock
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) Selenium
5 4 (14.81%) Maven
6 3 (11.11%) Gradle
6 3 (11.11%) Subversion
6 3 (11.11%) TestNG
7 2 (7.41%) Ant
7 2 (7.41%) DbUnit
7 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
7 2 (7.41%) JUnit
7 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 25 (92.59%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) REST
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
4 8 (29.63%) Node.js
4 8 (29.63%) SOAP
4 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) PowerMock
7 2 (7.41%) Velocity
7 2 (7.41%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) BDD
3 10 (37.04%) Microservices
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (14.81%) Functional Programming
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Service Design
8 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Scala
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Clojure
5 5 (18.52%) Groovy
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Go
7 2 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) VMware