The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Spring 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.46% 1.85% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 6.78% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 50 59 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.39% 27.31% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 73
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.88%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Southampton

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Spring.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker