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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 78 55 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Contract jobs citing Spring 117 189 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 3.21% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 10.99% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 143 107
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
1550 1719 1637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.66% 29.23% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1263 1300
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +11.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 26 February 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 February 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.

1 265 (98.51%) Java
2 163 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (49.81%) TDD
3 134 (49.81%) Hibernate
4 88 (32.71%) JavaScript
5 76 (28.25%) SQL
6 72 (26.77%) J2EE
7 67 (24.91%) Web Services
8 64 (23.79%) MVC
9 62 (23.05%) HTML
10 61 (22.68%) Scrum
11 59 (21.93%) Oracle
11 59 (21.93%) XML
12 58 (21.56%) Spring MVC
12 58 (21.56%) BDD
13 57 (21.19%) Maven
14 56 (20.82%) JUnit
14 56 (20.82%) jQuery
15 54 (20.07%) Banking
16 52 (19.33%) Finance
17 49 (18.22%) OO
18 46 (17.10%) CSS
19 45 (16.73%) RESTful
20 44 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
21 43 (15.99%) Git (software)
22 39 (14.50%) Linux
23 37 (13.75%) Subversion
24 36 (13.38%) E-Commerce
25 34 (12.64%) Multithreading
25 34 (12.64%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 30 (11.15%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.81%) Adobe CQ
3 15 (5.58%) JBoss
3 15 (5.58%) Apache
4 9 (3.35%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.97%) Node.js
5 8 (2.97%) CMS
6 6 (2.23%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.86%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (1.86%) Mule
7 5 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.49%) Liferay
8 4 (1.49%) Jetty
9 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.74%) Confluence
10 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.37%) MS Project
1 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) ElastiCache
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) LDAP
2 3 (1.12%) HTTP
3 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.74%) DVB
3 2 (0.74%) AMQP
4 1 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.43%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.58%) MySQL
5 14 (5.20%) Big Data
6 10 (3.72%) DB2
7 9 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.97%) Jackrabbit
9 7 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.60%) KDB
9 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.49%) Redis
12 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.74%) SQL Navigator
13 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 57 (21.19%) Maven
2 56 (20.82%) JUnit
3 43 (15.99%) Git (software)
4 37 (13.75%) Subversion
5 31 (11.52%) Mockito
6 25 (9.29%) Jenkins
7 24 (8.92%) Selenium
8 22 (8.18%) Cucumber
9 20 (7.43%) Jasmine
9 20 (7.43%) JIRA
10 19 (7.06%) Ant
11 17 (6.32%) Eclipse
12 12 (4.46%) TeamCity
13 11 (4.09%) Hudson
14 8 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (2.97%) Grunt
15 7 (2.60%) WebDriver
16 6 (2.23%) JMeter
16 6 (2.23%) CruiseControl
17 4 (1.49%) jMock
General
1 54 (20.07%) Banking
2 52 (19.33%) Finance
3 24 (8.92%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.69%) Front Office
5 12 (4.46%) Games
6 8 (2.97%) Retail
7 5 (1.86%) Back Office
7 5 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.86%) Publishing
8 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 235 (87.36%) Developer
2 192 (71.38%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.78%) Senior Developer
4 28 (10.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (7.06%) Scala Developer
6 14 (5.20%) Hybris Developer
7 12 (4.46%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (3.72%) Architect
9 7 (2.60%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.23%) Technical Architect
11 4 (1.49%) Software Developer
11 4 (1.49%) Technical Leader
11 4 (1.49%) .NET Developer
11 4 (1.49%) C# Developer
11 4 (1.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (1.12%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (1.12%) Automation Engineer
12 3 (1.12%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (1.12%) Development Manager
12 3 (1.12%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (49.81%) Hibernate
2 72 (26.77%) J2EE
3 67 (24.91%) Web Services
4 62 (23.05%) HTML
5 59 (21.93%) XML
6 58 (21.56%) Spring MVC
7 56 (20.82%) jQuery
8 46 (17.10%) CSS
9 45 (16.73%) RESTful
10 34 (12.64%) REST
11 31 (11.52%) HTML5
12 29 (10.78%) Ajax
13 28 (10.41%) JSON
14 25 (9.29%) JMS
15 24 (8.92%) JSP
16 22 (8.18%) SOAP
17 19 (7.06%) AngularJS
18 16 (5.95%) XSLT
19 14 (5.20%) Struts
19 14 (5.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.92%) Derivative
2 15 (5.58%) Fixed Income
3 12 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.35%) Open Source
5 9 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.23%) Online Games
7 6 (2.23%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.86%) W3C
9 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.49%) Equities
9 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.12%) FMCG
10 3 (1.12%) Kindle
10 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.50%) Linux
2 31 (11.52%) UNIX
3 5 (1.86%) Ubuntu
3 5 (1.86%) CentOS
4 3 (1.12%) Windows
4 3 (1.12%) VMS
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (49.81%) TDD
3 64 (23.79%) MVC
4 61 (22.68%) Scrum
5 58 (21.56%) BDD
6 49 (18.22%) OO
7 44 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (13.38%) E-Commerce
9 34 (12.64%) Multithreading
10 30 (11.15%) SOA
11 19 (7.06%) Software Engineering
11 19 (7.06%) Web Development
12 18 (6.69%) Kanban
12 18 (6.69%) Low Latency
12 18 (6.69%) DevOps
13 17 (6.32%) Extreme Programming
14 15 (5.58%) Analytics
15 13 (4.83%) CRM
16 12 (4.46%) Unit Testing
17 11 (4.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 265 (98.51%) Java
2 88 (32.71%) JavaScript
3 76 (28.25%) SQL
4 32 (11.90%) Scala
5 20 (7.43%) C#
6 18 (6.69%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.20%) C++
8 10 (3.72%) Python
8 10 (3.72%) Ruby
9 8 (2.97%) Groovy
9 8 (2.97%) Perl
9 8 (2.97%) PHP
10 7 (2.60%) VB
11 3 (1.12%) XQuery
11 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.37%) sed
12 1 (0.37%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.37%) PHP5
12 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (4.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.74%) VCP4
4 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.60%) Puppet
2 5 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.12%) Ansible
4 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.74%) yum
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 59 (21.93%) Oracle
2 30 (11.15%) Sybase
3 21 (7.81%) TIBCO
4 16 (5.95%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.58%) hybris
6 13 (4.83%) Adobe
7 7 (2.60%) ION Trading
8 6 (2.23%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.86%) Murex
9 5 (1.86%) Google
10 4 (1.49%) ATG
10 4 (1.49%) IBM
11 3 (1.12%) Calypso
12 2 (0.74%) Perforce
12 2 (0.74%) Endeca
12 2 (0.74%) VMware
12 2 (0.74%) Canoo
13 1 (0.37%) Splunk
13 1 (0.37%) Demandware
13 1 (0.37%) Facebook
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