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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 64 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 179 246 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.04% 3.42% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 11.58% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 215 157
Average daily rate
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£494 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 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 19 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.

1 353 (98.60%) Java
2 187 (52.23%) Hibernate
3 173 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (35.75%) Oracle
5 123 (34.36%) TDD
6 121 (33.80%) J2EE
7 100 (27.93%) MVC
8 99 (27.65%) SQL
9 98 (27.37%) Banking
10 91 (25.42%) Web Services
11 84 (23.46%) Finance
12 81 (22.63%) Multithreading
13 80 (22.35%) Maven
13 80 (22.35%) JUnit
14 77 (21.51%) JavaScript
15 74 (20.67%) Spring MVC
16 70 (19.55%) BDD
17 67 (18.72%) Front Office
18 64 (17.88%) Scrum
18 64 (17.88%) E-Commerce
19 63 (17.60%) Linux
20 61 (17.04%) OO
20 61 (17.04%) UNIX
20 61 (17.04%) Investment Banking
21 60 (16.76%) XML
22 53 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
23 51 (14.25%) JMS
24 49 (13.69%) jQuery
25 48 (13.41%) Low Latency
25 48 (13.41%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 36 (10.06%) Oracle Coherence
2 30 (8.38%) Tomcat
3 23 (6.42%) Apache
4 21 (5.87%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.63%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.79%) Adobe CQ
6 10 (2.79%) Liferay
7 8 (2.23%) TIBCO EMS
7 8 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.96%) Mule
9 5 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.12%) Jetty
10 4 (1.12%) CMS
11 3 (0.84%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.84%) AquaLogic
11 3 (0.84%) Confluence
11 3 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.56%) MS Project
1 2 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.56%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.23%) HTTP
2 6 (1.68%) Internet
2 6 (1.68%) LDAP
3 3 (0.84%) SSL
4 2 (0.56%) DSL
4 2 (0.56%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) SNMP
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.45%) Oracle Database
2 31 (8.66%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.54%) Relational Database
5 25 (6.98%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.87%) MySQL
7 14 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.68%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.68%) Big Data
9 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.12%) KDB
11 4 (1.12%) JasperReports
11 4 (1.12%) OLAP
12 3 (0.84%) DB2
12 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.84%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 80 (22.35%) Maven
1 80 (22.35%) JUnit
2 38 (10.61%) Mockito
3 28 (7.82%) Cucumber
4 27 (7.54%) Jenkins
5 26 (7.26%) Subversion
6 24 (6.70%) Jasmine
7 22 (6.15%) Ant
8 20 (5.59%) CruiseControl
9 19 (5.31%) Eclipse
9 19 (5.31%) TeamCity
10 16 (4.47%) Git (software)
11 14 (3.91%) Hudson
12 13 (3.63%) Selenium
12 13 (3.63%) jMock
12 13 (3.63%) JIRA
13 8 (2.23%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (1.96%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.68%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (27.37%) Banking
2 84 (23.46%) Finance
3 67 (18.72%) Front Office
4 61 (17.04%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.91%) Back Office
6 12 (3.35%) Games
7 9 (2.51%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.68%) Marketing
9 5 (1.40%) Publishing
10 4 (1.12%) Advertising
11 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.84%) Retail
12 2 (0.56%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (83.80%) Developer
2 258 (72.07%) Java Developer
3 46 (12.85%) Senior Developer
4 40 (11.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (5.31%) Architect
6 18 (5.03%) Software Engineer
7 13 (3.63%) Hybris Developer
7 13 (3.63%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (3.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.23%) Programmer
10 7 (1.96%) Java Programmer
11 6 (1.68%) Scala Developer
12 5 (1.40%) Applications Support
12 5 (1.40%) Applications Developer
12 5 (1.40%) C# Developer
13 4 (1.12%) Java Applications Developer
13 4 (1.12%) Java Web Developer
13 4 (1.12%) Java Architect
13 4 (1.12%) Web Applications Developer
13 4 (1.12%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (52.23%) Hibernate
2 121 (33.80%) J2EE
3 91 (25.42%) Web Services
4 74 (20.67%) Spring MVC
5 60 (16.76%) XML
6 51 (14.25%) JMS
7 49 (13.69%) jQuery
8 46 (12.85%) HTML
9 37 (10.34%) Ajax
10 36 (10.06%) CSS
11 34 (9.50%) JDBC
12 32 (8.94%) Java EE
13 31 (8.66%) RESTful
14 29 (8.10%) SOAP
15 28 (7.82%) Struts
16 26 (7.26%) JSON
17 23 (6.42%) HTML5
18 22 (6.15%) JSP
18 22 (6.15%) REST
19 17 (4.75%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 31 (8.66%) Derivative
3 28 (7.82%) Market Risk
4 17 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.75%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.35%) Open Source
5 12 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.07%) Credit Derivative
6 11 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.40%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.40%) Online Games
8 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (0.84%) Equities
10 3 (0.84%) Robotics
10 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.60%) Linux
2 61 (17.04%) UNIX
3 8 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (2.23%) Windows
4 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.84%) Android
6 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Debian
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (34.36%) TDD
3 100 (27.93%) MVC
4 81 (22.63%) Multithreading
5 70 (19.55%) BDD
6 64 (17.88%) Scrum
6 64 (17.88%) E-Commerce
7 61 (17.04%) OO
8 53 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (13.41%) Low Latency
10 32 (8.94%) UML
11 31 (8.66%) Unit Testing
12 26 (7.26%) Software Engineering
13 25 (6.98%) Risk Management
14 22 (6.15%) Extreme Programming
14 22 (6.15%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.87%) SOA
16 18 (5.03%) Business Analysis
17 16 (4.47%) OOD
18 15 (4.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 353 (98.60%) Java
2 99 (27.65%) SQL
3 77 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 39 (10.89%) C#
5 22 (6.15%) Scala
6 21 (5.87%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.03%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.19%) C++
8 15 (4.19%) Ruby
9 13 (3.63%) Python
10 11 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.68%) Groovy
12 5 (1.40%) XQuery
12 5 (1.40%) Clojure
13 4 (1.12%) Korn
13 4 (1.12%) Perl
13 4 (1.12%) VB
14 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.84%) XPath
14 3 (0.84%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 21 (5.87%) Degree
2 7 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) HDFS
2 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) Puppet
2 3 (0.84%) OpenSSO
2 3 (0.84%) Ansible
2 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 128 (35.75%) Oracle
2 48 (13.41%) Sybase
3 29 (8.10%) TIBCO
4 16 (4.47%) JBoss
5 14 (3.91%) hybris
6 12 (3.35%) IBM
7 9 (2.51%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.23%) Google
8 8 (2.23%) Murex
9 6 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.40%) Fidessa
11 4 (1.12%) DataSynapse
11 4 (1.12%) ION Trading
11 4 (1.12%) Adobe
11 4 (1.12%) Reuters
12 3 (0.84%) Perforce
13 2 (0.56%) Akamai
13 2 (0.56%) Splunk
13 2 (0.56%) FatWire
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