The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 27 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 37 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.31% 8.53% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 22.84% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £500 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 56 162 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 30.94% 37.33% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 49
Median daily rate £475 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Shropshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +8 5 £500 +2.56% 1
Spring
West Midlands

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) Scala
3 7 (77.78%) JSON
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) REST
3 7 (77.78%) Play Framework
4 6 (66.67%) Microservices
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (66.67%) HTTP
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) Selenium
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) Confluence
5 5 (55.56%) Puppet
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (44.44%) Docker
6 4 (44.44%) Django

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (55.56%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Documentum
3 1 (11.11%) Jetty
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (33.33%) IntelliJ
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) Ant
7 1 (11.11%) Gradle
7 1 (11.11%) Maven
7 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
7 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Scala Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
1 7 (77.78%) Play Framework
1 7 (77.78%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) Django
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Akka
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) EJB
5 3 (33.33%) Guice
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) J2SE
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 3 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) OWASP
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) API Design
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Scala
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
1 3 (33.33%) Google
1 3 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle