Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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 Spring Framework
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 72 59
Rank change year-on-year -49 -13 +72
Contract jobs citing Spring 102 150 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.68% 2.72% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 10.59% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 160
South West median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +10.33% -
10th Percentile £363 £275 £313
90th Percentile £534 £518 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
South West median hourly rate - £52.50 £122.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.14% +122.73%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -18.18%

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,653 1,416 1,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.19% 25.68% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,092 891 1,200
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 25
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £22.70 £31.25 £18.56
90th Percentile £61.50 £58.75 £52.85
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +0.68%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 49 £425 +13.33% 20
Somerset -13 17 £400 -3.03% 9
Wiltshire -14 13 £423 +21.58% 4
Gloucestershire -5 12 £525 +50.00% 16
Devon -26 7 £530 +17.78% 3
Dorset -11 2 £250 -41.86% 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 101 (99.02%) Java
2 75 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 45 (44.12%) Spring Boot
4 40 (39.22%) Scrum
4 40 (39.22%) Maven
5 37 (36.27%) TDD
5 37 (36.27%) JavaScript
5 37 (36.27%) Git (software)
6 35 (34.31%) Microservices
7 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (29.41%) Docker
9 28 (27.45%) REST
10 27 (26.47%) Java 8
11 26 (25.49%) AngularJS
11 26 (25.49%) BDD
11 26 (25.49%) Hibernate
12 25 (24.51%) DevOps
13 23 (22.55%) SQL
14 22 (21.57%) JUnit
14 22 (21.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (19.61%) J2EE
16 19 (18.63%) OO
16 19 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (18.63%) RESTful
17 17 (16.67%) Cucumber
17 17 (16.67%) CSS
17 17 (16.67%) Web Services
17 17 (16.67%) HTML
18 16 (15.69%) Linux

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (10.78%) Confluence
2 7 (6.86%) JBoss
3 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.92%) Mule
6 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.96%) Apache
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.98%) CMS
8 1 (0.98%) Drupal
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.92%) Serverless
5 3 (2.94%) Apigee
5 3 (2.94%) SaaS
6 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.96%) GitHub
6 2 (1.96%) npm
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.84%) MarkLogic
2 8 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.86%) Big Data
3 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.92%) DB2
7 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.96%) Redis
9 1 (0.98%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 40 (39.22%) Maven
3 37 (36.27%) Git (software)
4 22 (21.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (21.57%) JUnit
5 17 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 15 (14.71%) JIRA
7 13 (12.75%) Ant
8 10 (9.80%) Eclipse
9 9 (8.82%) Bitbucket
10 7 (6.86%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.90%) EasyMock
11 5 (4.90%) JMeter
11 5 (4.90%) Selenium
12 4 (3.92%) Artifactory
12 4 (3.92%) CruiseControl
12 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
13 3 (2.94%) Gradle
13 3 (2.94%) Hudson
13 3 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 84 (82.35%) Developer
2 76 (74.51%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.75%) AWS Developer
4 11 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Agile Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Java Scala Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Angular Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Backend Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Senior Agile Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) Spring Boot
2 28 (27.45%) REST
3 26 (25.49%) AngularJS
3 26 (25.49%) Hibernate
4 20 (19.61%) J2EE
5 19 (18.63%) RESTful
6 17 (16.67%) CSS
6 17 (16.67%) HTML
6 17 (16.67%) Web Services
7 12 (11.76%) XML
8 10 (9.80%) SOAP
9 9 (8.82%) EJB
9 9 (8.82%) JMS
9 9 (8.82%) Spring MVC
10 7 (6.86%) jQuery
10 7 (6.86%) React
11 6 (5.88%) JSF
11 6 (5.88%) JSON
12 5 (4.90%) HTML5
12 5 (4.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Cyberthreat
1 7 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.88%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Wiki
5 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 11 (10.78%) CentOS
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
4 3 (2.94%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.22%) Scrum
3 37 (36.27%) TDD
4 35 (34.31%) Microservices
5 26 (25.49%) BDD
6 25 (24.51%) DevOps
7 19 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (18.63%) OO
8 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (10.78%) MVC
11 10 (9.80%) Open Source
12 9 (8.82%) UML
12 9 (8.82%) Web Development
13 8 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (7.84%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.86%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (6.86%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 101 (99.02%) Java
2 37 (36.27%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.47%) Java 8
4 23 (22.55%) SQL
5 15 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.80%) Python
7 6 (5.88%) Scala
8 4 (3.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) C++
10 1 (0.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Puppet
2 8 (7.84%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (1.96%) Kibana
4 2 (1.96%) logstash
4 2 (1.96%) Oozie
5 1 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 11 (10.78%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.90%) Google
4 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.94%) Perforce
5 2 (1.96%) hybris
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.98%) VMware