The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.67% 3.73% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.59% 11.39% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £429 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.40% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £344 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £381 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Median hourly rate £52.50 £190.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.36% +245.45%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 79 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 32.38% 32.78% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 70
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £401 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -29.54%  
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Somerset

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Somerset

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bath -2 2 £450 +20.00% 2
Templecombe - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Spring
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Spring.

1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) Ant
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) JSP
5 11 (42.31%) SOAP
6 10 (38.46%) Maven
6 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Gradle
7 9 (34.62%) JPA
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) ATG
7 9 (34.62%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Ajax
7 9 (34.62%) Subversion
7 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) UML
7 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
8 8 (30.77%) XML

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (42.31%) Ant
2 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 10 (38.46%) Maven
4 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
4 9 (34.62%) Gradle
4 9 (34.62%) Subversion
5 8 (30.77%) Apache Buildr
5 8 (30.77%) jMock
5 8 (30.77%) JUnit
5 8 (30.77%) Mercurial
6 7 (26.92%) IntelliJ
7 4 (15.38%) Selenium
8 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
8 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.85%) WATIR
9 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
4 6 (23.08%) Java Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Hybris Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) JSP
1 11 (42.31%) SOAP
2 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 9 (34.62%) Ajax
3 9 (34.62%) JPA
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) Apache Camel
4 8 (30.77%) EJB
4 8 (30.77%) JSF
4 8 (30.77%) JSON
4 8 (30.77%) RESTful
4 8 (30.77%) Struts
4 8 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) RIA
1 7 (26.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
5 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) UML
5 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
6 8 (30.77%) XML Parsing
7 7 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) User Stories
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.54%) API Development
11 3 (11.54%) BDD
12 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) ATG
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) hybris
3 5 (19.23%) Luciad
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Sencha
5 1 (3.85%) BEA