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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 53 97
Rank change year-on-year -32 +44  
Contract jobs citing Spring 29 89 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.29% 3.22% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 12.88% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 22
Median daily rate £425 £433 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +33.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 550 691 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.44% 24.96% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 420 388
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -41.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Birmingham +1 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Shropshire +3 6 £500 +2.56% 1
Staffordshire +7 4 £425 +93.18% 1
Coventry -3 2 £320 -1.53% 1
Warwickshire -4 2 £375 +17.18% 1
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 51 (75.00%) Java
2 50 (73.53%) Hibernate
3 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (45.59%) J2EE
5 29 (42.65%) HTML
6 24 (35.29%) REST
7 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
8 21 (30.88%) Struts
9 20 (29.41%) AngularJS
10 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
10 18 (26.47%) Scrum
11 17 (25.00%) CSS
12 16 (23.53%) HTML5
12 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
13 15 (22.06%) Liferay
13 15 (22.06%) jQuery
13 15 (22.06%) AOP
13 15 (22.06%) Velocity
14 13 (19.12%) JUnit
15 12 (17.65%) SQL
15 12 (17.65%) TDD
16 11 (16.18%) Finance
16 11 (16.18%) JSON
16 11 (16.18%) Java EE
16 11 (16.18%) Linux
16 11 (16.18%) OO
16 11 (16.18%) RESTful
16 11 (16.18%) Spring Boot
17 10 (14.71%) SOLID
17 10 (14.71%) Open Source

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 15 (22.06%) Liferay
2 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 6 (8.82%) JBoss
3 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) Documentum
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Slack
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) Skype
2 3 (4.41%) SSL
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.76%) Hazelcast
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) Redis
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.12%) JUnit
3 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.29%) Selenium
5 6 (8.82%) JIRA
5 6 (8.82%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.88%) Gradle
6 4 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) Ant
7 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.41%) SonarQube
7 3 (4.41%) TestNG
8 2 (2.94%) Mockito
8 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.94%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.47%) git-flow
9 1 (1.47%) Protractor
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Automotive
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Developer
2 37 (54.41%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Consultant
4 11 (16.18%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Java Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Architect
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Security Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (73.53%) Hibernate
2 31 (45.59%) J2EE
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
4 24 (35.29%) REST
5 21 (30.88%) Struts
6 20 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 17 (25.00%) CSS
8 16 (23.53%) HTML5
9 15 (22.06%) jQuery
9 15 (22.06%) Velocity
10 11 (16.18%) Java EE
10 11 (16.18%) JSON
10 11 (16.18%) RESTful
10 11 (16.18%) Spring Boot
11 10 (14.71%) SOAP
11 10 (14.71%) XML
12 8 (11.76%) Play Framework
13 7 (10.29%) JPA
13 7 (10.29%) Web Services
14 6 (8.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) Scrum
3 15 (22.06%) AOP
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
5 11 (16.18%) OO
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) Open Source
6 10 (14.71%) SOLID
6 10 (14.71%) Web Development
7 9 (13.24%) MVC
8 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.29%) BDD
9 7 (10.29%) Microservices
10 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
11 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.88%) OOP
12 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) Scala
5 7 (10.29%) Python
6 6 (8.82%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Go
9 1 (1.47%) Groovy
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) IBM
2 4 (5.88%) Adobe
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) webMethods
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Sun
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) Pega
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