Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 63 126
Rank change year-on-year -8 +63 -44
Contract jobs citing Spring 153 178 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.70% 3.10% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.49% 11.37% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 141 63
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £275 £315 £300
90th Percentile £575 £494 £448
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
South West median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +122.73% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +28.57%

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 1459 1565 1789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.73% 27.27% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1144 1249
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £537 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 92
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -10 38 £419 +19.64% 12
Devon +13 37 £459 +5.22% 1
Somerset +11 29 £401 +7.00% 2
Gloucestershire +3 17 £350 -12.50% 11
Wiltshire -20 15 £363 - 3
Dorset -2 11 £430 - 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 152 (99.35%) Java
2 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (43.79%) Maven
4 59 (38.56%) Web Services
5 54 (35.29%) Spring Boot
6 52 (33.99%) Git (software)
7 48 (31.37%) Jenkins
8 44 (28.76%) Microservices
8 44 (28.76%) Hibernate
9 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
10 39 (25.49%) SQL
11 38 (24.84%) REST
12 37 (24.18%) Gradle
12 37 (24.18%) TDD
13 34 (22.22%) SOAP
14 30 (19.61%) Linux
15 29 (18.95%) HTML
15 29 (18.95%) jQuery
16 28 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (18.30%) Docker
17 27 (17.65%) J2EE
17 27 (17.65%) MVC
18 26 (16.99%) Software Engineering
19 25 (16.34%) Oracle
19 25 (16.34%) JUnit
19 25 (16.34%) JSON
20 24 (15.69%) TeamCity
20 24 (15.69%) CSS
20 24 (15.69%) DevOps
21 23 (15.03%) React

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 23 (15.03%) Apache
2 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.84%) Mule
4 10 (6.54%) CICS
4 10 (6.54%) IIS
5 9 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.92%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.92%) Mule ESB
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.96%) Confluence
8 3 (1.96%) JBoss
8 3 (1.96%) Liferay
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.65%) Jetty
10 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.19%) GitHub
3 9 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (4.58%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) BIG-IP
1 10 (6.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (6.54%) Firewall
2 7 (4.58%) SMS
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) DHCP
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.84%) DB2
3 7 (4.58%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.61%) HBase
5 4 (2.61%) MySQL
5 4 (2.61%) Redis
5 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.96%) Big Data
6 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (43.79%) Maven
2 52 (33.99%) Git (software)
3 48 (31.37%) Jenkins
4 37 (24.18%) Gradle
5 25 (16.34%) JUnit
6 24 (15.69%) TeamCity
7 23 (15.03%) Bitbucket
8 20 (13.07%) Ant
9 15 (9.80%) Cucumber
9 15 (9.80%) JIRA
10 14 (9.15%) Selenium
11 12 (7.84%) Artifactory
11 12 (7.84%) Eclipse
12 10 (6.54%) webpack
13 8 (5.23%) IntelliJ
14 7 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (3.92%) Subversion
16 4 (2.61%) Cobertura
16 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
17 3 (1.96%) Gerrit
General
1 20 (13.07%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Back Office
2 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.27%) Electronics
3 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.27%) Marketing
4 4 (2.61%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (74.51%) Developer
2 100 (65.36%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.19%) Java Software Developer
7 11 (7.19%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.88%) Architect
10 8 (5.23%) Agile Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (5.23%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.58%) Consultant
11 7 (4.58%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (4.58%) Hybris Developer
12 6 (3.92%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (38.56%) Web Services
2 54 (35.29%) Spring Boot
3 44 (28.76%) Hibernate
4 38 (24.84%) REST
5 34 (22.22%) SOAP
6 29 (18.95%) HTML
6 29 (18.95%) jQuery
7 27 (17.65%) J2EE
8 25 (16.34%) JSON
9 24 (15.69%) CSS
10 23 (15.03%) Node.js
10 23 (15.03%) React
10 23 (15.03%) Spring MVC
11 22 (14.38%) RESTful
12 20 (13.07%) AngularJS
13 18 (11.76%) JPA
14 15 (9.80%) XML
15 12 (7.84%) Apache Camel
16 11 (7.19%) D3.js
16 11 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Cloud Native
2 10 (6.54%) DataPower
2 10 (6.54%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.96%) iPad
5 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.31%) RIA
5 2 (1.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.31%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.61%) Linux
2 5 (3.27%) Unix
3 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.76%) Microservices
3 37 (24.18%) TDD
4 28 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (17.65%) MVC
6 26 (16.99%) Software Engineering
7 24 (15.69%) DevOps
8 23 (15.03%) Scrum
9 20 (13.07%) Coaching
9 20 (13.07%) Test Automation
10 16 (10.46%) E-Commerce
11 14 (9.15%) UML
11 14 (9.15%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.50%) Open Source
12 13 (8.50%) User Stories
13 12 (7.84%) Build Automation
14 11 (7.19%) BDD
15 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
16 9 (5.88%) Analytics
16 9 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 152 (99.35%) Java
2 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.49%) SQL
4 8 (5.23%) Python
5 7 (4.58%) Groovy
6 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.92%) Kotlin
7 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.96%) C#
8 3 (1.96%) C++
8 3 (1.96%) Scala
9 2 (1.31%) C
9 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.61%) Degree
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Docker
2 10 (6.54%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.61%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) vCloud
4 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 11 (7.19%) Rancher
3 10 (6.54%) Ansible
4 6 (3.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.65%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.65%) Mesos
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (16.34%) Oracle
2 14 (9.15%) hybris
3 10 (6.54%) F5
3 10 (6.54%) IBM
4 9 (5.88%) Adobe
4 9 (5.88%) Green Hat
5 7 (4.58%) Google
6 6 (3.92%) SAP
7 4 (2.61%) Sencha
8 3 (1.96%) Luciad
8 3 (1.96%) Talend
9 2 (1.31%) ATG
9 2 (1.31%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.65%) EMC
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) Isilon
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.65%) NetApp
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) VMware