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 3 months to 27 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
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 86
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31  
Contract jobs citing Spring 81 102 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.97% 3.42% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.10% 12.99% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 84 34
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £425
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 730 785 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.73% 26.33% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 542 553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Devon +13 27 £450 +19.60% 6
Wiltshire +10 19 £375 +3.44% 5
Bristol -11 18 £350 - 19
Somerset +1 14 £429 +14.40% 2
Gloucestershire -4 3 £420 +5.00% 8
Spring
England

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

1 178 (97.80%) Java
2 91 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (49.45%) Hibernate
4 65 (35.71%) Maven
4 65 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 63 (34.62%) SQL
6 49 (26.92%) MVC
7 48 (26.37%) HTML
7 48 (26.37%) CSS
8 47 (25.82%) Web Services
8 47 (25.82%) XML
9 46 (25.27%) Jenkins
10 45 (24.73%) REST
11 44 (24.18%) SOAP
12 43 (23.63%) Struts
13 41 (22.53%) JUnit
14 38 (20.88%) Spring MVC
14 38 (20.88%) Spring Boot
15 37 (20.33%) JSON
15 37 (20.33%) Oracle
16 35 (19.23%) JSP
17 34 (18.68%) Git (software)
18 33 (18.13%) TDD
19 32 (17.58%) Scrum
20 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
21 30 (16.48%) J2EE
22 29 (15.93%) Apache
22 29 (15.93%) Finance
23 27 (14.84%) JPA
24 26 (14.29%) RESTful

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 29 (15.93%) Apache
2 18 (9.89%) WebLogic
3 17 (9.34%) JBoss
4 16 (8.79%) Tomcat
5 14 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 13 (7.14%) CMS
7 12 (6.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (5.49%) Mule
8 10 (5.49%) Mule ESB
9 4 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.65%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.65%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.10%) Liferay
12 1 (0.55%) Jetty
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.79%) OpenShift
3 9 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.95%) GitHub
3 9 (4.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (2.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.99%) Internet
2 3 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) LDAP
3 2 (1.10%) SMS
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.59%) Endeca
3 9 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.20%) Big Data
6 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.10%) DB2
8 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) HBase
9 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 65 (35.71%) Maven
2 46 (25.27%) Jenkins
3 41 (22.53%) JUnit
4 34 (18.68%) Git (software)
5 24 (13.19%) Cucumber
6 23 (12.64%) Ant
7 17 (9.34%) Gradle
8 16 (8.79%) Selenium
8 16 (8.79%) Subversion
9 13 (7.14%) Bitbucket
9 13 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 9 (4.95%) Mercurial
10 9 (4.95%) TeamCity
11 8 (4.40%) Apache Buildr
11 8 (4.40%) IntelliJ
11 8 (4.40%) jMock
12 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.75%) Mockito
14 4 (2.20%) Grunt
15 3 (1.65%) JBehave
General
1 29 (15.93%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Manufacturing
2 15 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.69%) Electronics
3 14 (7.69%) Marketing
4 6 (3.30%) Retail
5 5 (2.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (71.98%) Developer
2 127 (69.78%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.64%) Architect
4 20 (10.99%) Java Engineer
5 12 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (6.04%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.85%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.75%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Core Java Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 4 (2.20%) Java Applications Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Technical Leader
13 3 (1.65%) Angular Developer
13 3 (1.65%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (49.45%) Hibernate
2 48 (26.37%) CSS
2 48 (26.37%) HTML
3 47 (25.82%) Web Services
3 47 (25.82%) XML
4 45 (24.73%) REST
5 44 (24.18%) SOAP
6 43 (23.63%) Struts
7 38 (20.88%) Spring Boot
7 38 (20.88%) Spring MVC
8 37 (20.33%) JSON
9 35 (19.23%) JSP
10 30 (16.48%) J2EE
11 27 (14.84%) JPA
12 26 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 26 (14.29%) RESTful
13 24 (13.19%) Apache Camel
14 23 (12.64%) Servlets
15 21 (11.54%) jQuery
16 17 (9.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Cloud Native
2 12 (6.59%) iPad
2 12 (6.59%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.85%) RIA
3 7 (3.85%) Web 2.0
4 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.10%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.95%) Unix
2 4 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (1.10%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.92%) MVC
3 33 (18.13%) TDD
4 32 (17.58%) Scrum
5 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
6 26 (14.29%) UML
7 23 (12.64%) Microservices
8 20 (10.99%) Test Automation
9 19 (10.44%) OOA/OOD
10 18 (9.89%) Open Source
11 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.34%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.79%) BDD
13 15 (8.24%) Integration Testing
14 14 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (7.69%) Programme Management
15 13 (7.14%) B2B
15 13 (7.14%) Coaching
15 13 (7.14%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (97.80%) Java
2 65 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 63 (34.62%) SQL
4 10 (5.49%) C++
5 9 (4.95%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.30%) Scala
7 5 (2.75%) C#
8 4 (2.20%) C
8 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.20%) XPath
9 3 (1.65%) Python
10 2 (1.10%) Clojure
10 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.55%) Groovy
11 1 (0.55%) PHP
11 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.40%) Degree
4 7 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 23 (12.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) HDFS
2 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (20.33%) Oracle
2 21 (11.54%) ATG
3 17 (9.34%) SAP
4 11 (6.04%) hybris
5 9 (4.95%) Google
6 5 (2.75%) Luciad
7 2 (1.10%) Sencha
8 1 (0.55%) BEA
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Zend
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