Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 58 66
Rank change year-on-year -40 +8 +29
Contract jobs citing Spring 100 189 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.00% 3.61% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.66% 12.65% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 119 127
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £525 £476 £475
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 13
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 £52.50 £57.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -7.89% +3.64%

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 1,305 1,494 1,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.11% 28.54% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 954 1,032
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £563 £549 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 77
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +3.98% +10.47%
10th Percentile £35.25 £31.25 £25.75
90th Percentile £51.50 £53.75 £57.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.75
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.97% +7.86%

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 June 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 June 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 42 £425 +18.06% 20
Wiltshire -15 15 £425 +13.33% 6
Devon -24 15 £438 +4.48% 2
Gloucestershire +4 12 £525 +40.00% 13
Somerset -13 9 £388 -9.67% 1
Dorset -14 4 £250 -23.08%
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (46.00%) REST
4 45 (45.00%) Microservices
5 44 (44.00%) Jenkins
6 42 (42.00%) Hibernate
7 38 (38.00%) Git (software)
8 36 (36.00%) JIRA
8 36 (36.00%) Web Services
9 34 (34.00%) HTML
10 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
10 33 (33.00%) CSS
11 31 (31.00%) SOAP
11 31 (31.00%) Scrum
11 31 (31.00%) Maven
12 30 (30.00%) Confluence
13 28 (28.00%) SQL
13 28 (28.00%) Oracle
14 27 (27.00%) EJB
14 27 (27.00%) TDD
15 24 (24.00%) XML
16 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (22.00%) Spring Boot
16 22 (22.00%) Java 8
17 21 (21.00%) Ant
17 21 (21.00%) J2EE
18 20 (20.00%) WebSphere
18 20 (20.00%) Banking
18 20 (20.00%) TeamCity
19 19 (19.00%) 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 30 (30.00%) Confluence
2 20 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (9.00%) Apache
5 6 (6.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 2 (2.00%) Mule
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.00%) CMS
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) Liferay
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) GitHub
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.00%) npm
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.00%) SMS
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (15.00%) DB2
2 15 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.00%) MySQL
5 7 (7.00%) CouchDB
6 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.00%) Neo4j
7 5 (5.00%) Riak
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.00%) Big Data
9 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.00%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.00%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (1.00%) GIS
11 1 (1.00%) JasperReports
11 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 38 (38.00%) Git (software)
3 36 (36.00%) JIRA
4 31 (31.00%) Maven
5 21 (21.00%) Ant
6 20 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 19 (19.00%) Bitbucket
7 19 (19.00%) Eclipse
7 19 (19.00%) JUnit
8 17 (17.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (15.00%) Artifactory
9 15 (15.00%) Cucumber
10 11 (11.00%) EasyMock
11 10 (10.00%) SonarQube
12 7 (7.00%) Selenium
13 6 (6.00%) Mocha
14 5 (5.00%) git-flow
14 5 (5.00%) Gradle
14 5 (5.00%) Jasmine
14 5 (5.00%) MSTest
General
1 20 (20.00%) Banking
2 15 (15.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (87.00%) Developer
2 77 (77.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Backend Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.00%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.00%) Digital Developer
9 2 (2.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (2.00%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.00%) REST
2 42 (42.00%) Hibernate
3 36 (36.00%) Web Services
4 34 (34.00%) HTML
5 33 (33.00%) CSS
6 31 (31.00%) SOAP
7 27 (27.00%) EJB
8 24 (24.00%) XML
9 22 (22.00%) Spring Boot
10 21 (21.00%) J2EE
11 19 (19.00%) JMS
12 17 (17.00%) CSS3
12 17 (17.00%) HTML5
13 16 (16.00%) DHTML
13 16 (16.00%) JSP
14 11 (11.00%) AngularJS
15 10 (10.00%) JSF
16 7 (7.00%) Apache Wicket
16 7 (7.00%) Play Framework
17 6 (6.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Wiki
2 7 (7.00%) User Experience
3 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Unix
2 14 (14.00%) Linux
3 11 (11.00%) CentOS
4 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.00%) Microservices
3 31 (31.00%) Scrum
4 27 (27.00%) TDD
5 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.00%) DevOps
7 18 (18.00%) BDD
8 17 (17.00%) OO
9 16 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 15 (15.00%) SOA
11 14 (14.00%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (10.00%) MVC
13 9 (9.00%) OOD
14 8 (8.00%) Coaching
14 8 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
15 7 (7.00%) Customer Requirements
16 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
16 6 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.00%) SQL
4 22 (22.00%) Java 8
5 17 (17.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (12.00%) Python
7 8 (8.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.00%) Scala
8 7 (7.00%) Groovy
9 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Ansible
2 7 (7.00%) Puppet
3 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.00%) hybris
5 2 (2.00%) Adobe
5 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.00%) CA
5 2 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) Sitecore