The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 29 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +29  
Contract jobs citing Spring 39 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.79% 3.16% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.48% 13.36% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 9
Median daily rate £363 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £318 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 252 247 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.51% 23.68% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 152 150
Median daily rate £363 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Buckinghamshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Buckinghamshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Milton Keynes +3 36 £363 +1.39% 5
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Maven
4 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
5 24 (38.71%) XML
5 24 (38.71%) Spring Boot
6 21 (33.87%) Microservices
6 21 (33.87%) Web Services
6 21 (33.87%) Groovy
7 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 20 (32.26%) REST
8 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
9 18 (29.03%) Apache Camel
9 18 (29.03%) CSS
9 18 (29.03%) XSLT
9 18 (29.03%) Scrum
9 18 (29.03%) Grails
9 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (27.42%) Java EE
11 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
11 16 (25.81%) SOA
11 16 (25.81%) HTML
12 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
12 15 (24.19%) Gradle
13 14 (22.58%) TDD
13 14 (22.58%) Hibernate
14 13 (20.97%) RESTful
14 13 (20.97%) Oracle
14 13 (20.97%) Linux
14 13 (20.97%) IBM

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.23%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) AMQP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) Hazelcast
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Endeca
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (46.77%) Maven
2 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
3 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
4 15 (24.19%) Gradle
5 9 (14.52%) JIRA
6 8 (12.90%) Bitbucket
7 7 (11.29%) Spock
8 6 (9.68%) JUnit
8 6 (9.68%) Subversion
9 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
9 5 (8.06%) Selenium
10 4 (6.45%) Ant
10 4 (6.45%) Mockito
10 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (4.84%) SonarQube
12 2 (3.23%) GitLab
12 2 (3.23%) Hudson
12 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
12 2 (3.23%) JProfiler
13 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 50 (80.65%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Spring Boot
1 24 (38.71%) XML
2 21 (33.87%) Web Services
3 20 (32.26%) REST
4 18 (29.03%) Apache Camel
4 18 (29.03%) CSS
4 18 (29.03%) Grails
4 18 (29.03%) XSLT
5 17 (27.42%) Java EE
6 16 (25.81%) HTML
7 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
8 14 (22.58%) Hibernate
9 13 (20.97%) RESTful
9 13 (20.97%) Spring Integration
10 12 (19.35%) Node.js
11 10 (16.13%) J2EE
12 9 (14.52%) HTML5
12 9 (14.52%) JSP
13 8 (12.90%) CSS3
14 7 (11.29%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Microservices
3 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (29.03%) Scrum
4 16 (25.81%) SOA
4 16 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.58%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Low Latency
8 8 (12.90%) OO
9 7 (11.29%) MVC
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (8.06%) Pair Programming
12 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.45%) SDLC
12 4 (6.45%) User Stories
13 3 (4.84%) Coaching
13 3 (4.84%) DevOps
13 3 (4.84%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) Groovy
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.45%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.45%) ES6
6 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.45%) Scala
7 3 (4.84%) ECMAScript
8 2 (3.23%) Go
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.23%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) IBM
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) Coremetrics
3 2 (3.23%) hybris
3 2 (3.23%) PayPal
4 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.61%) Perforce
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat