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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 82 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 120 187 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.37% 3.11% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 10.74% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 156 130
Average daily rate
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£490 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £688 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
1525 1741 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.10% 28.98% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1318 1398
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £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 3 13 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% +58.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £18.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £74.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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.

1 273 (99.27%) Java
2 158 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (52.73%) Hibernate
4 116 (42.18%) TDD
5 80 (29.09%) J2EE
5 80 (29.09%) Oracle
6 79 (28.73%) JavaScript
7 73 (26.55%) MVC
8 71 (25.82%) SQL
9 65 (23.64%) Scrum
10 64 (23.27%) Maven
10 64 (23.27%) Spring MVC
11 63 (22.91%) JUnit
12 62 (22.55%) Web Services
12 62 (22.55%) XML
13 59 (21.45%) Banking
14 56 (20.36%) jQuery
15 55 (20.00%) BDD
15 55 (20.00%) HTML
16 53 (19.27%) Finance
17 50 (18.18%) UNIX
18 49 (17.82%) Linux
19 47 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (16.36%) OO
21 43 (15.64%) Multithreading
22 41 (14.91%) E-Commerce
23 40 (14.55%) CSS
24 39 (14.18%) Git (software)
25 37 (13.45%) RESTful
25 37 (13.45%) Mockito

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 31 (11.27%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.91%) Adobe CQ
3 14 (5.09%) JBoss
4 12 (4.36%) Apache
5 11 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.27%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.18%) CMS
9 5 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.45%) Node.js
10 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.45%) Mule
10 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.09%) Liferay
12 2 (0.73%) Jetty
12 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.73%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.73%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) LDAP
2 2 (0.73%) HTTP
2 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.73%) SSL
2 2 (0.73%) DVB
3 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.09%) Big Data
3 14 (5.09%) MySQL
4 12 (4.36%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.64%) DB2
6 7 (2.55%) KDB
6 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.18%) Jackrabbit
8 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.82%) Redis
9 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.73%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.73%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.36%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 64 (23.27%) Maven
2 63 (22.91%) JUnit
3 39 (14.18%) Git (software)
4 37 (13.45%) Mockito
4 37 (13.45%) Subversion
5 26 (9.45%) Selenium
6 23 (8.36%) Cucumber
7 22 (8.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (7.64%) Ant
9 19 (6.91%) JIRA
10 18 (6.55%) TeamCity
11 17 (6.18%) Eclipse
11 17 (6.18%) Jasmine
12 12 (4.36%) CruiseControl
13 10 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (3.64%) Hudson
14 8 (2.91%) Grunt
15 7 (2.55%) WebDriver
16 6 (2.18%) jMock
16 6 (2.18%) JMeter
General
1 59 (21.45%) Banking
2 53 (19.27%) Finance
3 35 (12.73%) Investment Banking
4 31 (11.27%) Front Office
5 12 (4.36%) Games
6 7 (2.55%) Retail
7 6 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.82%) Back Office
8 5 (1.82%) Publishing
9 4 (1.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 237 (86.18%) Developer
2 199 (72.36%) Java Developer
3 32 (11.64%) Senior Developer
4 30 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (4.36%) Scala Developer
5 12 (4.36%) Hybris Developer
6 10 (3.64%) Software Engineer
7 8 (2.91%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (2.55%) Architect
9 5 (1.82%) Technical Architect
9 5 (1.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (1.45%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (1.45%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (1.45%) Software Developer
10 4 (1.45%) Development Manager
10 4 (1.45%) .NET Developer
10 4 (1.45%) C# Developer
10 4 (1.45%) Test Engineer
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (1.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (52.73%) Hibernate
2 80 (29.09%) J2EE
3 64 (23.27%) Spring MVC
4 62 (22.55%) Web Services
4 62 (22.55%) XML
5 56 (20.36%) jQuery
6 55 (20.00%) HTML
7 40 (14.55%) CSS
8 37 (13.45%) RESTful
9 29 (10.55%) JMS
9 29 (10.55%) HTML5
10 28 (10.18%) REST
11 27 (9.82%) Ajax
12 25 (9.09%) JSON
13 23 (8.36%) JSP
14 18 (6.55%) SOAP
14 18 (6.55%) XSLT
15 16 (5.82%) JDBC
15 16 (5.82%) Java EE
16 14 (5.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Derivative
2 22 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.36%) Market Risk
5 11 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.55%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (2.18%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.18%) Online Games
9 6 (2.18%) Open Source
10 4 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.45%) W3C
10 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.45%) Equities
11 3 (1.09%) FMCG
11 3 (1.09%) User Experience
11 3 (1.09%) Kindle
11 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.18%) UNIX
2 49 (17.82%) Linux
3 5 (1.82%) Windows
3 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.45%) CentOS
5 3 (1.09%) VMS
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (42.18%) TDD
3 73 (26.55%) MVC
4 65 (23.64%) Scrum
5 55 (20.00%) BDD
6 47 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (16.36%) OO
8 43 (15.64%) Multithreading
9 41 (14.91%) E-Commerce
10 27 (9.82%) SOA
11 25 (9.09%) Low Latency
12 19 (6.91%) Unit Testing
12 19 (6.91%) Kanban
12 19 (6.91%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.82%) Extreme Programming
13 16 (5.82%) DevOps
13 16 (5.82%) Analytics
14 15 (5.45%) Web Development
15 13 (4.73%) CRM
16 10 (3.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (99.27%) Java
2 79 (28.73%) JavaScript
3 71 (25.82%) SQL
4 25 (9.09%) C#
4 25 (9.09%) Scala
5 19 (6.91%) PL/SQL
6 16 (5.82%) C++
7 10 (3.64%) Ruby
8 7 (2.55%) Groovy
8 7 (2.55%) VB
9 6 (2.18%) Python
9 6 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.45%) XQuery
10 4 (1.45%) Perl
11 3 (1.09%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) sed
13 1 (0.36%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.36%) C
13 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.00%) Degree
2 4 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.91%) Puppet
2 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.45%) Ansible
4 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.36%) Oozie
5 1 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (29.09%) Oracle
2 31 (11.27%) Sybase
3 21 (7.64%) TIBCO
4 16 (5.82%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.09%) Adobe
6 13 (4.73%) hybris
7 7 (2.55%) Murex
7 7 (2.55%) IBM
7 7 (2.55%) ION Trading
8 6 (2.18%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.82%) Google
10 4 (1.45%) Reuters
10 4 (1.45%) ATG
11 3 (1.09%) Perforce
11 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.09%) Calypso
12 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.73%) Endeca
12 2 (0.73%) Informatica
12 2 (0.73%) Canoo
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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DP Connect
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