Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -51 +12 +34
Contract jobs citing Spring 102 188 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.88% 3.44% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 12.75% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 122 128
South West median daily rate £415 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £312 £313 £313
90th Percentile £458 £488 £475
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
South West median hourly rate - £52.50 £57.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +3.64%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -16.67% -7.27%

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 1,479 1,474 1,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.19% 27.00% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 926 1,112
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £283 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 43
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.29% +9.38% -5.33%
10th Percentile £35.25 £31.25 £20.39
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £53.30
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +9.59% -1.35%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -6 42 £413 +14.58% 13
Wiltshire -7 19 £425 +9.68% 6
Somerset -10 15 £400 -6.76% 4
Gloucestershire -5 10 £418 +11.33% 9
Devon -24 9 £438 -2.78% 4
Dorset -14 4 £250 -40.12% 1
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
4 41 (40.20%) Microservices
5 40 (39.22%) Maven
6 37 (36.27%) Scrum
6 37 (36.27%) REST
7 31 (30.39%) Hibernate
8 30 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (29.41%) Docker
9 28 (27.45%) Spring Boot
9 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
10 27 (26.47%) Java 8
11 26 (25.49%) JIRA
12 25 (24.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (24.51%) HTML
12 25 (24.51%) DevOps
13 24 (23.53%) TDD
14 23 (22.55%) Web Services
15 22 (21.57%) CSS
15 22 (21.57%) Oracle
16 21 (20.59%) SQL
16 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
17 20 (19.61%) BDD
17 20 (19.61%) J2EE
18 19 (18.63%) JUnit
18 19 (18.63%) OO
18 19 (18.63%) Confluence
19 18 (17.65%) Bitbucket

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 19 (18.63%) Confluence
2 13 (12.75%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.92%) JBoss
5 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.94%) Apache
6 3 (2.94%) Mule
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.98%) CMS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.92%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.96%) GitHub
5 2 (1.96%) Serverless
6 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 3 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.82%) DB2
3 8 (7.84%) MarkLogic
3 8 (7.84%) MySQL
4 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.88%) Big Data
5 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.94%) Redis
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.98%) GIS
8 1 (0.98%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 51 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
3 40 (39.22%) Maven
4 26 (25.49%) JIRA
5 25 (24.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
7 19 (18.63%) JUnit
8 18 (17.65%) Bitbucket
9 15 (14.71%) Ant
10 14 (13.73%) Eclipse
11 12 (11.76%) TeamCity
12 9 (8.82%) Artifactory
13 8 (7.84%) Selenium
14 7 (6.86%) EasyMock
15 5 (4.90%) SonarQube
16 4 (3.92%) Gradle
16 4 (3.92%) JMeter
16 4 (3.92%) MSTest
16 4 (3.92%) NUnit
17 2 (1.96%) Cobertura
General
1 13 (12.75%) Banking
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (77.45%) Developer
2 71 (69.61%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Backend Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.94%) Test Leader
10 2 (1.96%) HTML Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Java Architect
10 2 (1.96%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) REST
2 31 (30.39%) Hibernate
3 28 (27.45%) Spring Boot
4 25 (24.51%) HTML
5 23 (22.55%) Web Services
6 22 (21.57%) CSS
7 20 (19.61%) J2EE
8 17 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 17 (16.67%) XML
9 16 (15.69%) EJB
9 16 (15.69%) SOAP
10 12 (11.76%) JMS
11 11 (10.78%) CSS3
11 11 (10.78%) HTML5
12 10 (9.80%) DHTML
12 10 (9.80%) JSP
13 9 (8.82%) JSF
13 9 (8.82%) RESTful
14 5 (4.90%) jQuery
15 4 (3.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) User Experience
2 7 (6.86%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.88%) Wiki
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) CentOS
1 14 (13.73%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Microservices
3 37 (36.27%) Scrum
4 25 (24.51%) DevOps
5 24 (23.53%) TDD
6 20 (19.61%) BDD
7 19 (18.63%) OO
8 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (10.78%) Web Development
11 10 (9.80%) Integration Testing
11 10 (9.80%) SOA
11 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
14 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.86%) Open Source
14 7 (6.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 101 (99.02%) Java
2 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.47%) Java 8
4 21 (20.59%) SQL
5 15 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.82%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) C#
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.98%) Scala
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Puppet
2 10 (9.80%) Ansible
3 9 (8.82%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.96%) Oozie
6 1 (0.98%) Kibana
6 1 (0.98%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Oracle
2 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.86%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.92%) hybris
5 3 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (0.98%) Apigee
7 1 (0.98%) Sitecore