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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 76 63 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing Spring 133 182 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.43% 2.93% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 9.76% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 135 96
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
Spring
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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
1646 1865 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.11% 30.03% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1405 1391
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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.

1 252 (98.82%) Java
2 158 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (50.20%) Hibernate
4 126 (49.41%) TDD
5 92 (36.08%) JavaScript
6 76 (29.80%) J2EE
7 68 (26.67%) SQL
8 60 (23.53%) HTML
9 58 (22.75%) Web Services
10 56 (21.96%) Oracle
10 56 (21.96%) MVC
11 54 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (20.78%) Banking
13 52 (20.39%) Maven
14 49 (19.22%) Linux
15 48 (18.82%) XML
15 48 (18.82%) Spring MVC
16 47 (18.43%) CSS
16 47 (18.43%) BDD
17 46 (18.04%) Scrum
18 45 (17.65%) jQuery
19 42 (16.47%) REST
19 42 (16.47%) Git (software)
20 41 (16.08%) JUnit
20 41 (16.08%) OO
21 40 (15.69%) Scala
22 39 (15.29%) RESTful
22 39 (15.29%) Finance
23 35 (13.73%) Subversion
23 35 (13.73%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 25 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 20 (7.84%) JBoss
3 16 (6.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (5.10%) Node.js
5 11 (4.31%) Apache
6 10 (3.92%) Apache Spark
7 9 (3.53%) CMS
8 7 (2.75%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (2.35%) Jetty
9 6 (2.35%) Mule
9 6 (2.35%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.78%) Liferay
12 2 (0.78%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.39%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) HipChat
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) HTTP
1 4 (1.57%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) AMQP
3 2 (0.78%) DVB
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.45%) Big Data
4 18 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.88%) DB2
5 15 (5.88%) MySQL
5 15 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.14%) Jackrabbit
9 6 (2.35%) KDB
10 5 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.57%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.57%) Redis
12 3 (1.18%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.18%) SQL Navigator
12 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.78%) Triplestore
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (20.39%) Maven
2 42 (16.47%) Git (software)
3 41 (16.08%) JUnit
4 35 (13.73%) Subversion
5 29 (11.37%) Jenkins
6 26 (10.20%) Mockito
7 19 (7.45%) Jasmine
7 19 (7.45%) Selenium
8 17 (6.67%) JIRA
8 17 (6.67%) Ant
9 14 (5.49%) Eclipse
9 14 (5.49%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.92%) Hudson
11 9 (3.53%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.14%) Grunt
13 6 (2.35%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.35%) Gradle
14 5 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (1.57%) JBehave
15 4 (1.57%) SonarQube
General
1 53 (20.78%) Banking
2 39 (15.29%) Finance
3 14 (5.49%) Front Office
4 12 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.14%) Games
6 6 (2.35%) Retail
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
8 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 226 (88.63%) Developer
2 180 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.37%) Senior Developer
3 29 (11.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 27 (10.59%) Scala Developer
5 18 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (4.71%) Hybris Developer
6 12 (4.71%) Architect
7 8 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (2.35%) Software Engineer
8 6 (2.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (2.35%) Technical Architect
9 4 (1.57%) Java Architect
10 3 (1.18%) Java Swing Developer
10 3 (1.18%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (1.18%) Web Developer
10 3 (1.18%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (0.78%) Applications Developer
11 2 (0.78%) Software Developer
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (50.20%) Hibernate
2 76 (29.80%) J2EE
3 60 (23.53%) HTML
4 58 (22.75%) Web Services
5 48 (18.82%) XML
5 48 (18.82%) Spring MVC
6 47 (18.43%) CSS
7 45 (17.65%) jQuery
8 42 (16.47%) REST
9 39 (15.29%) RESTful
10 30 (11.76%) HTML5
11 28 (10.98%) Ajax
11 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
12 25 (9.80%) JSON
13 22 (8.63%) SOAP
14 20 (7.84%) JMS
15 19 (7.45%) JSP
16 16 (6.27%) CSS3
17 14 (5.49%) Java EE
18 13 (5.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.67%) Derivative
2 16 (6.27%) Open Source
3 12 (4.71%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.96%) W3C
8 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.18%) FMCG
9 3 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.18%) Social Network
9 3 (1.18%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.78%) Online Games
10 2 (0.78%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.78%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.22%) Linux
2 30 (11.76%) UNIX
3 4 (1.57%) CentOS
3 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.18%) VMS
4 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (49.41%) TDD
3 56 (21.96%) MVC
4 54 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (18.43%) BDD
6 46 (18.04%) Scrum
7 41 (16.08%) OO
8 35 (13.73%) Multithreading
9 28 (10.98%) E-Commerce
9 28 (10.98%) SOA
10 23 (9.02%) Web Development
11 19 (7.45%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.27%) Low Latency
13 14 (5.49%) DevOps
14 13 (5.10%) Kanban
15 12 (4.71%) Analytics
16 10 (3.92%) Extreme Programming
16 10 (3.92%) SEO
17 9 (3.53%) MapReduce
18 8 (3.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 252 (98.82%) Java
2 92 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 68 (26.67%) SQL
4 40 (15.69%) Scala
5 12 (4.71%) Python
5 12 (4.71%) Groovy
5 12 (4.71%) C#
6 11 (4.31%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.14%) C++
7 8 (3.14%) Perl
7 8 (3.14%) PHP
7 8 (3.14%) Ruby
8 6 (2.35%) VB
9 3 (1.18%) XQuery
9 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.78%) Go
11 1 (0.39%) Clojure
11 1 (0.39%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (3.92%) Degree
2 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Basel III
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.96%) Puppet
3 3 (1.18%) yum
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 56 (21.96%) Oracle
2 23 (9.02%) Sybase
3 14 (5.49%) hybris
4 13 (5.10%) TIBCO
5 12 (4.71%) Adobe
6 10 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.35%) ION Trading
8 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) Google
10 3 (1.18%) ATG
11 2 (0.78%) FatWire
11 2 (0.78%) VMware
11 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.39%) eSpeed
12 1 (0.39%) BT
12 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.39%) Intel
12 1 (0.39%) BEA
12 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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