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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 63 53 75
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Spring 169 256 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.86% 3.53% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.66% 12.00% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 226 148
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £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 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
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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
1750 2133 2133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.63% 29.40% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1617 1641
Average daily rate £418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 351 (98.60%) Java
2 186 (52.25%) Hibernate
3 180 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (34.27%) TDD
5 121 (33.99%) J2EE
5 121 (33.99%) Oracle
6 102 (28.65%) MVC
7 101 (28.37%) SQL
8 96 (26.97%) Banking
9 94 (26.40%) Web Services
10 81 (22.75%) JavaScript
10 81 (22.75%) Finance
11 80 (22.47%) JUnit
11 80 (22.47%) Multithreading
12 79 (22.19%) Maven
13 76 (21.35%) Spring MVC
14 70 (19.66%) BDD
15 69 (19.38%) Scrum
16 67 (18.82%) E-Commerce
17 64 (17.98%) XML
18 61 (17.13%) Linux
18 61 (17.13%) Front Office
19 58 (16.29%) UNIX
20 57 (16.01%) OO
21 55 (15.45%) Investment Banking
22 53 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
22 53 (14.89%) jQuery
23 52 (14.61%) JMS
24 50 (14.04%) HTML
25 46 (12.92%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (8.99%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 23 (6.46%) Apache
4 20 (5.62%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.93%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.09%) Liferay
7 10 (2.81%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.97%) Mule
10 6 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (1.40%) CMS
11 5 (1.40%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.84%) Confluence
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.84%) Node.js
12 3 (0.84%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) MS Project
1 2 (0.56%) MS Office
1 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.56%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.53%) HTTP
2 7 (1.97%) LDAP
3 6 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.56%) SSL
4 2 (0.56%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) SNMP
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.11%) Oracle Database
2 28 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.18%) MongoDB
6 20 (5.62%) MySQL
7 11 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.25%) Big Data
9 7 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.40%) DB2
11 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.40%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.12%) OLAP
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.12%) JasperReports
12 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 80 (22.47%) JUnit
2 79 (22.19%) Maven
3 39 (10.96%) Mockito
4 30 (8.43%) Cucumber
5 27 (7.58%) Jenkins
6 25 (7.02%) Subversion
7 24 (6.74%) Jasmine
8 22 (6.18%) Git (software)
8 22 (6.18%) Eclipse
8 22 (6.18%) Ant
9 20 (5.62%) TeamCity
10 19 (5.34%) CruiseControl
11 16 (4.49%) JIRA
12 15 (4.21%) Selenium
13 13 (3.65%) Hudson
14 10 (2.81%) jMock
15 8 (2.25%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (1.97%) WebDriver
17 6 (1.69%) JMeter
17 6 (1.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 96 (26.97%) Banking
2 81 (22.75%) Finance
3 61 (17.13%) Front Office
4 55 (15.45%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.65%) Back Office
5 13 (3.65%) Games
6 9 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.69%) Publishing
8 5 (1.40%) Retail
8 5 (1.40%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 302 (84.83%) Developer
2 259 (72.75%) Java Developer
3 46 (12.92%) Senior Developer
4 41 (11.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (5.06%) Software Engineer
6 17 (4.78%) Architect
7 13 (3.65%) Hybris Developer
8 12 (3.37%) J2EE Developer
9 10 (2.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (2.25%) Programmer
11 7 (1.97%) Java Programmer
12 6 (1.69%) Scala Developer
13 5 (1.40%) Applications Support
13 5 (1.40%) Applications Developer
13 5 (1.40%) Web Developer
14 4 (1.12%) Technical Architect
14 4 (1.12%) Development Manager
14 4 (1.12%) Analyst
14 4 (1.12%) C# Developer
14 4 (1.12%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (52.25%) Hibernate
2 121 (33.99%) J2EE
3 94 (26.40%) Web Services
4 76 (21.35%) Spring MVC
5 64 (17.98%) XML
6 53 (14.89%) jQuery
7 52 (14.61%) JMS
8 50 (14.04%) HTML
9 39 (10.96%) Ajax
10 38 (10.67%) CSS
11 34 (9.55%) RESTful
12 31 (8.71%) JDBC
12 31 (8.71%) SOAP
13 29 (8.15%) Struts
13 29 (8.15%) JSON
14 27 (7.58%) Java EE
15 24 (6.74%) HTML5
16 22 (6.18%) JSP
17 20 (5.62%) REST
18 16 (4.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.83%) Fixed Income
2 32 (8.99%) Derivative
3 27 (7.58%) Market Risk
4 16 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.93%) Credit Risk
5 14 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.65%) Open Source
7 11 (3.09%) Credit Derivative
8 10 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.81%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.69%) Online Games
10 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.40%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.12%) Equities
12 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.13%) Linux
2 58 (16.29%) UNIX
3 8 (2.25%) Windows
3 8 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.12%) Android
4 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.56%) Solaris
5 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Debian
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (34.27%) TDD
3 102 (28.65%) MVC
4 80 (22.47%) Multithreading
5 70 (19.66%) BDD
6 69 (19.38%) Scrum
7 67 (18.82%) E-Commerce
8 57 (16.01%) OO
9 53 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (12.92%) Low Latency
11 34 (9.55%) Unit Testing
12 31 (8.71%) UML
13 26 (7.30%) SOA
13 26 (7.30%) Software Engineering
14 24 (6.74%) Risk Management
14 24 (6.74%) Mentoring
15 22 (6.18%) Extreme Programming
16 17 (4.78%) Business Analysis
17 16 (4.49%) OOD
18 15 (4.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 351 (98.60%) Java
2 101 (28.37%) SQL
3 81 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 38 (10.67%) C#
5 21 (5.90%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.62%) Scala
7 17 (4.78%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.93%) Ruby
9 13 (3.65%) C++
10 12 (3.37%) Python
11 11 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.69%) Groovy
13 5 (1.40%) Clojure
13 5 (1.40%) XQuery
13 5 (1.40%) Perl
14 3 (0.84%) PHP
14 3 (0.84%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.84%) Korn
14 3 (0.84%) XPath
14 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (5.90%) Degree
2 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.81%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) HDFS
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.84%) Ansible
2 3 (0.84%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.28%) Oozie
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (33.99%) Oracle
2 44 (12.36%) Sybase
3 28 (7.87%) TIBCO
4 14 (3.93%) JBoss
4 14 (3.93%) hybris
5 11 (3.09%) IBM
6 9 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 8 (2.25%) Google
8 6 (1.69%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.40%) Murex
9 5 (1.40%) Perforce
10 4 (1.12%) DataSynapse
10 4 (1.12%) Adobe
10 4 (1.12%) Reuters
11 3 (0.84%) Splunk
12 2 (0.56%) Akamai
12 2 (0.56%) FatWire
12 2 (0.56%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.56%) ATG
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