Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 123
Rank change year-on-year -10 +41 +13
Contract jobs citing Spring 98 153 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.05% 2.46% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.46% 9.68% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 105 22
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +14.48% +5.84%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £306
90th Percentile £589 £524 £449
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1158 1580 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.17% 25.43% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 970 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £514 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the West Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the West Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the West Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham +5 51 £338 -12.90% 2
Shropshire -20 13 £500 +13.64%
Coventry +20 11 £380 -27.62%
Warwickshire +4 9 £300 -23.32%
Walsall +3 6 £580 +6.42%
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 93 (94.90%) Java
2 77 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (53.06%) TDD
4 46 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (43.88%) REST
6 41 (41.84%) Spring Boot
7 40 (40.82%) Git (software)
8 38 (38.78%) JUnit
9 37 (37.76%) SOAP
9 37 (37.76%) Scrum
9 37 (37.76%) Maven
10 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
11 35 (35.71%) Web Services
12 32 (32.65%) RESTful
13 30 (30.61%) Open Source
13 30 (30.61%) Docker
14 28 (28.57%) Kanban
14 28 (28.57%) HTML
15 27 (27.55%) CSS
15 27 (27.55%) SQL
15 27 (27.55%) Hibernate
15 27 (27.55%) Scala
16 25 (25.51%) Microservices
17 24 (24.49%) JSON
17 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
18 23 (23.47%) Java SE
18 23 (23.47%) HTML5
18 23 (23.47%) MongoDB
19 21 (21.43%) Digital Media
20 20 (20.41%) AngularJS

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (20.41%) JBoss
2 16 (16.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (11.22%) Apache Spark
3 11 (11.22%) GlassFish
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (11.22%) WildFly
4 9 (9.18%) Apache
5 8 (8.16%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.08%) Confluence
8 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.04%) Mule
9 1 (1.02%) IIS
9 1 (1.02%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (17.35%) PaaS
3 14 (14.29%) Heroku
3 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (9.18%) GitHub
4 9 (9.18%) OpenShift
5 8 (8.16%) IaaS
5 8 (8.16%) SaaS
6 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) HTTP
2 6 (6.12%) SSL
2 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.31%) MySQL
3 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (12.24%) Big Data
5 12 (12.24%) Hadoop
6 11 (11.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (40.82%) Git (software)
2 38 (38.78%) JUnit
3 37 (37.76%) Maven
4 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
5 15 (15.31%) Mockito
6 12 (12.24%) jMock
7 11 (11.22%) DbUnit
7 11 (11.22%) Hudson
7 11 (11.22%) JBehave
7 11 (11.22%) SonarQube
8 10 (10.20%) Eclipse
9 9 (9.18%) IntelliJ
9 9 (9.18%) Selenium
10 8 (8.16%) Bitbucket
11 7 (7.14%) Subversion
12 6 (6.12%) GitLab
13 4 (4.08%) JIRA
14 3 (3.06%) Ant
15 2 (2.04%) Gradle
15 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (12.24%) Billing
2 1 (1.02%) Automotive
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (76.53%) Developer
2 49 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Architect
4 14 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Digital Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Lead Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Scala Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Angular Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Java Architect
9 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (5.10%) HTML Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Java Scala Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) REST
2 41 (41.84%) Spring Boot
3 37 (37.76%) SOAP
4 35 (35.71%) Web Services
5 32 (32.65%) RESTful
6 28 (28.57%) HTML
7 27 (27.55%) CSS
7 27 (27.55%) Hibernate
8 24 (24.49%) JSON
9 23 (23.47%) HTML5
9 23 (23.47%) Java SE
10 20 (20.41%) AngularJS
10 20 (20.41%) XML
11 18 (18.37%) J2EE
12 16 (16.33%) Java EE
13 14 (14.29%) CSS3
14 13 (13.27%) JMS
14 13 (13.27%) Node.js
14 13 (13.27%) Play Framework
15 11 (11.22%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 12 (12.24%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.12%) User Experience
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Android
3 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.16%) Unix
5 3 (3.06%) Windows
6 2 (2.04%) AIX
6 2 (2.04%) HPUX
6 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.04%) Solaris
6 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (53.06%) TDD
3 46 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (37.76%) Scrum
5 30 (30.61%) Open Source
6 28 (28.57%) Kanban
7 25 (25.51%) Microservices
8 19 (19.39%) Test Automation
9 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
10 16 (16.33%) API Design
10 16 (16.33%) OO
11 14 (14.29%) API Development
11 14 (14.29%) API Integration
11 14 (14.29%) BDD
11 14 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (13.27%) Analytics
12 13 (13.27%) DevOps
12 13 (13.27%) SOA
12 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.22%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 93 (94.90%) Java
2 27 (27.55%) Scala
2 27 (27.55%) SQL
3 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.16%) Ruby
5 6 (6.12%) Python
6 4 (4.08%) C#
6 4 (4.08%) Groovy
6 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.04%) ES6
7 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.04%) XPath
8 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.02%) Haskell
8 1 (1.02%) Jython
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) WAI
2 1 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (30.61%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Puppet
2 11 (11.22%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.14%) Ansible
3 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) Grafana
4 1 (1.02%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (9.18%) Google
4 8 (8.16%) webMethods
5 6 (6.12%) Apigee
5 6 (6.12%) MuleSoft
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.10%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Adobe
7 2 (2.04%) WSO2
8 1 (1.02%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) Jitterbit
8 1 (1.02%) Talend