The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 51 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 195 233 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.31% 3.21% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 10.80% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 196 137
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
Spring
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1755 2157 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.76% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the City of London region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the City of London region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 360 (98.36%) Java
2 194 (53.01%) Hibernate
3 133 (36.34%) Oracle
4 127 (34.70%) TDD
5 118 (32.24%) J2EE
6 107 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (28.69%) Banking
8 104 (28.42%) SQL
9 99 (27.05%) MVC
10 93 (25.41%) JUnit
10 93 (25.41%) Web Services
11 91 (24.86%) Finance
12 82 (22.40%) Maven
13 81 (22.13%) Multithreading
14 79 (21.58%) JavaScript
15 71 (19.40%) Front Office
16 70 (19.13%) Spring MVC
17 66 (18.03%) BDD
17 66 (18.03%) Linux
18 65 (17.76%) OO
19 64 (17.49%) UNIX
19 64 (17.49%) Investment Banking
20 61 (16.67%) Scrum
21 60 (16.39%) E-Commerce
22 59 (16.12%) XML
23 55 (15.03%) Sybase
24 53 (14.48%) HTML
24 53 (14.48%) JMS
24 53 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
25 52 (14.21%) jQuery

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (9.84%) Oracle Coherence
2 33 (9.02%) Tomcat
3 27 (7.38%) Apache
4 26 (7.10%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.10%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.01%) Liferay
7 8 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.91%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (1.91%) Mule
8 7 (1.91%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (1.37%) CMS
10 5 (1.37%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.82%) Node.js
12 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.82%) Jetty
13 2 (0.55%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) MS Project
1 2 (0.55%) MS Office
1 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.82%) Global One
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) GitHub
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.73%) HTTP
2 7 (1.91%) LDAP
3 6 (1.64%) Internet
4 4 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.82%) FTP
5 3 (0.82%) DSL
5 3 (0.82%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) SNMP
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.20%) Oracle Database
2 33 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 32 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 30 (8.20%) MongoDB
5 26 (7.10%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.28%) MySQL
7 17 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.19%) KDB
9 8 (2.19%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.64%) Big Data
12 5 (1.37%) OLAP
12 5 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.09%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.82%) Sybase ASE
14 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 93 (25.41%) JUnit
2 82 (22.40%) Maven
3 40 (10.93%) Mockito
4 27 (7.38%) Subversion
4 27 (7.38%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.56%) Ant
6 23 (6.28%) Jasmine
6 23 (6.28%) Cucumber
7 18 (4.92%) TeamCity
7 18 (4.92%) CruiseControl
7 18 (4.92%) Eclipse
8 16 (4.37%) Git (software)
9 15 (4.10%) Hudson
9 15 (4.10%) JIRA
10 13 (3.55%) Selenium
10 13 (3.55%) jMock
11 9 (2.46%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (2.19%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.91%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 105 (28.69%) Banking
2 91 (24.86%) Finance
3 71 (19.40%) Front Office
4 64 (17.49%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.37%) Back Office
6 10 (2.73%) Games
7 8 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.91%) Marketing
9 5 (1.37%) Publishing
10 3 (0.82%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) German Language
11 2 (0.55%) Retail
12 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (83.61%) Developer
2 258 (70.49%) Java Developer
3 43 (11.75%) Senior Developer
4 36 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (6.01%) Architect
6 17 (4.64%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (3.55%) Hybris Developer
8 13 (3.55%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (1.91%) Programmer
10 6 (1.64%) Applications Support
10 6 (1.64%) C# Developer
10 6 (1.64%) Java Programmer
11 5 (1.37%) Analyst
11 5 (1.37%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (1.37%) Applications Developer
11 5 (1.37%) Java Architect
12 4 (1.09%) Scala Developer
12 4 (1.09%) Technical Architect
12 4 (1.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (53.01%) Hibernate
2 118 (32.24%) J2EE
3 93 (25.41%) Web Services
4 70 (19.13%) Spring MVC
5 59 (16.12%) XML
6 53 (14.48%) HTML
6 53 (14.48%) JMS
7 52 (14.21%) jQuery
8 43 (11.75%) CSS
9 38 (10.38%) Java EE
10 35 (9.56%) Ajax
10 35 (9.56%) SOAP
10 35 (9.56%) RESTful
11 31 (8.47%) JDBC
12 29 (7.92%) Struts
13 28 (7.65%) HTML5
14 26 (7.10%) JSP
15 25 (6.83%) JSON
16 23 (6.28%) JPA
17 22 (6.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.84%) Fixed Income
2 29 (7.92%) Derivative
3 25 (6.83%) Market Risk
4 19 (5.19%) Credit Risk
5 13 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.55%) Open Source
6 11 (3.01%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.37%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.09%) Arduino
11 4 (1.09%) Online Games
11 4 (1.09%) Equities
12 3 (0.82%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.82%) Robotics
13 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.03%) Linux
2 64 (17.49%) UNIX
3 8 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (1.91%) Windows
5 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.09%) Solaris
6 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.82%) Android
8 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.70%) TDD
2 107 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (27.05%) MVC
4 81 (22.13%) Multithreading
5 66 (18.03%) BDD
6 65 (17.76%) OO
7 61 (16.67%) Scrum
8 60 (16.39%) E-Commerce
9 53 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (13.39%) Low Latency
11 35 (9.56%) UML
12 33 (9.02%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.56%) Risk Management
14 23 (6.28%) Extreme Programming
14 23 (6.28%) Software Engineering
15 19 (5.19%) SOA
16 18 (4.92%) OOD
17 17 (4.64%) Analytics
18 16 (4.37%) Business Analysis
19 15 (4.10%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 360 (98.36%) Java
2 104 (28.42%) SQL
3 79 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.30%) C#
5 24 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.46%) C++
7 19 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 18 (4.92%) Scala
9 15 (4.10%) Python
10 13 (3.55%) Ruby
10 13 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.46%) Groovy
11 9 (2.46%) Perl
12 8 (2.19%) VB
13 7 (1.91%) Clojure
14 6 (1.64%) Korn
14 6 (1.64%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.37%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.37%) XQuery
16 4 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (5.74%) Degree
2 7 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.82%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.55%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.55%) HDFS
2 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) Puppet
2 3 (0.82%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 133 (36.34%) Oracle
2 55 (15.03%) Sybase
3 30 (8.20%) TIBCO
4 15 (4.10%) JBoss
5 14 (3.83%) Microsoft
5 14 (3.83%) hybris
6 13 (3.55%) IBM
7 9 (2.46%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.19%) ION Trading
8 8 (2.19%) Google
9 7 (1.91%) Murex
10 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.37%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.09%) Adobe
12 4 (1.09%) Reuters
12 4 (1.09%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.82%) Perforce
13 3 (0.82%) SunGard
14 2 (0.55%) BEA
14 2 (0.55%) FatWire
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