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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 56 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Spring 105 130 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.33% 2.53% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.49% 8.23% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 153
Average daily rate £550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £365 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
1001 1580 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.78% 30.75% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1276 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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.

1 221 (92.86%) Java
2 136 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (47.90%) TDD
4 97 (40.76%) Hibernate
5 88 (36.97%) JavaScript
6 70 (29.41%) HTML
7 68 (28.57%) Banking
8 66 (27.73%) Oracle
9 62 (26.05%) CSS
10 59 (24.79%) Finance
11 55 (23.11%) Maven
11 55 (23.11%) Scrum
12 51 (21.43%) BDD
13 50 (21.01%) SQL
14 48 (20.17%) JUnit
15 45 (18.91%) J2EE
15 45 (18.91%) MVC
16 43 (18.07%) AngularJS
16 43 (18.07%) Jenkins
17 42 (17.65%) REST
17 42 (17.65%) jQuery
18 38 (15.97%) Linux
19 37 (15.55%) OO
20 36 (15.13%) Front Office
20 36 (15.13%) Pair Programming
20 36 (15.13%) Node.js
21 32 (13.45%) Web Services
22 31 (13.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 30 (12.61%) Git (software)
24 29 (12.18%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (15.13%) Node.js
2 26 (10.92%) Oracle Coherence
3 17 (7.14%) Apache
3 17 (7.14%) JBoss
4 14 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.62%) Jetty
6 10 (4.20%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.10%) Confluence
8 5 (2.10%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.68%) CMS
10 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.26%) Mule
10 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.42%) Drupal
12 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.42%) Liferay
12 1 (0.42%) Lightstreamer
12 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.42%) Heroku
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) FTP
2 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) SMTP
2 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 22 (9.24%) MySQL
3 19 (7.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (7.98%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.46%) Big Data
5 13 (5.46%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.46%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.94%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.94%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.52%) DB2
8 6 (2.52%) HBase
9 4 (1.68%) Datomic
9 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.26%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 55 (23.11%) Maven
2 48 (20.17%) JUnit
3 43 (18.07%) Jenkins
4 30 (12.61%) Git (software)
5 27 (11.34%) Mockito
6 21 (8.82%) JIRA
7 19 (7.98%) Eclipse
8 14 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 14 (5.88%) Jasmine
9 13 (5.46%) Subversion
10 12 (5.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (5.04%) QUnit
10 12 (5.04%) Sinon.JS
11 10 (4.20%) Selenium
12 9 (3.78%) Ant
13 7 (2.94%) EasyMock
13 7 (2.94%) Gradle
13 7 (2.94%) gulp
14 5 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (28.57%) Banking
2 59 (24.79%) Finance
3 36 (15.13%) Front Office
4 28 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.62%) Publishing
6 7 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.94%) Games
6 7 (2.94%) Legal
6 7 (2.94%) Retail
7 5 (2.10%) Marketing
8 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (86.97%) Developer
2 161 (67.65%) Java Developer
3 54 (22.69%) Senior Developer
4 48 (20.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (5.88%) Core Java Developer
7 13 (5.46%) Architect
8 12 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (4.20%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Angular Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
11 6 (2.52%) AWS Developer
11 6 (2.52%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 6 (2.52%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.52%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
11 6 (2.52%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.10%) Agile Developer
12 5 (2.10%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (2.10%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (40.76%) Hibernate
2 70 (29.41%) HTML
3 62 (26.05%) CSS
4 45 (18.91%) J2EE
5 43 (18.07%) AngularJS
6 42 (17.65%) jQuery
6 42 (17.65%) REST
7 32 (13.45%) Web Services
8 29 (12.18%) Spring MVC
9 27 (11.34%) RESTful
9 27 (11.34%) XML
10 24 (10.08%) JMS
10 24 (10.08%) JSON
11 22 (9.24%) SOAP
12 18 (7.56%) HTML5
13 16 (6.72%) Spring Integration
14 15 (6.30%) Backbone.js
15 14 (5.88%) Java EE
15 14 (5.88%) JDBC
16 13 (5.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (11.76%) Derivative
3 17 (7.14%) Grid Computing
4 11 (4.62%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.52%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.10%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.68%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.68%) Equities
11 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.84%) Clustering
11 2 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.84%) Life Science
11 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.42%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.97%) Linux
2 22 (9.24%) Unix
3 3 (1.26%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) CentOS
4 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (47.90%) TDD
3 55 (23.11%) Scrum
4 51 (21.43%) BDD
5 45 (18.91%) MVC
6 37 (15.55%) OO
7 36 (15.13%) Pair Programming
8 28 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (11.34%) Multithreading
10 25 (10.50%) Unit Testing
11 21 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.98%) Open Source
13 18 (7.56%) Kanban
14 17 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.14%) Low Latency
15 16 (6.72%) OOD
16 15 (6.30%) UML
17 14 (5.88%) Automated Testing
17 14 (5.88%) Data Modelling
18 12 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 221 (92.86%) Java
2 88 (36.97%) JavaScript
3 50 (21.01%) SQL
4 18 (7.56%) PL/SQL
5 17 (7.14%) Python
6 15 (6.30%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.46%) C#
8 13 (5.46%) Scala
9 10 (4.20%) Groovy
10 8 (3.36%) PHP
11 6 (2.52%) AWK
11 6 (2.52%) Perl
11 6 (2.52%) Ruby
11 6 (2.52%) sed
12 5 (2.10%) Go
13 4 (1.68%) Clojure
13 4 (1.68%) Erlang
13 4 (1.68%) JPQL
14 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) Puppet
2 6 (2.52%) Oozie
2 6 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.84%) Mesos
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (27.73%) Oracle
2 17 (7.14%) DataSynapse
2 17 (7.14%) Sybase
3 8 (3.36%) hybris
4 5 (2.10%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.10%) WorldPay
5 4 (1.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.26%) ATG
6 3 (1.26%) IBM
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.26%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.26%) Vignette
7 2 (0.84%) ILOG
7 2 (0.84%) Murex
7 2 (0.84%) Solace
7 2 (0.84%) Splunk
7 2 (0.84%) Vertica
8 1 (0.42%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.42%) Rally
8 1 (0.42%) Twitter
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
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Rate: £456.00 per day
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