The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 55 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Spring 194 206 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.37% 2.91% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.55% 9.85% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 165 137
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1680 2091 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.16% 29.50% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £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 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Spring
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 358 (98.62%) Java
2 193 (53.17%) Hibernate
3 132 (36.36%) TDD
4 124 (34.16%) Oracle
5 114 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (30.58%) Banking
6 111 (30.58%) J2EE
7 105 (28.93%) SQL
8 104 (28.65%) Web Services
9 101 (27.82%) Finance
10 96 (26.45%) MVC
11 94 (25.90%) JUnit
12 82 (22.59%) Multithreading
13 80 (22.04%) JavaScript
14 77 (21.21%) Maven
15 69 (19.01%) Front Office
15 69 (19.01%) OO
16 66 (18.18%) Spring MVC
17 63 (17.36%) BDD
18 61 (16.80%) Sybase
18 61 (16.80%) Scrum
18 61 (16.80%) Investment Banking
19 59 (16.25%) JMS
20 55 (15.15%) E-Commerce
20 55 (15.15%) jQuery
21 54 (14.88%) XML
22 52 (14.33%) HTML
23 51 (14.05%) Linux
24 48 (13.22%) UNIX
24 48 (13.22%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 33 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 29 (7.99%) Apache
3 28 (7.71%) Tomcat
4 24 (6.61%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.58%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
7 10 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
7 10 (2.75%) Liferay
8 7 (1.93%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (1.93%) Mule
8 7 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.38%) AquaLogic
10 4 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.10%) CMS
10 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.10%) Confluence
10 4 (1.10%) Node.js
11 3 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Project
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
2 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Global One
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.28%) RMDS
3 1 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) GitHub
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.03%) HTTP
2 8 (2.20%) LDAP
3 6 (1.65%) Internet
4 4 (1.10%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.83%) DSL
5 3 (0.83%) FTP
6 2 (0.55%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) AMQP
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) SNMP
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.47%) Oracle Database
2 37 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.64%) NoSQL
4 34 (9.37%) MongoDB
5 26 (7.16%) MySQL
5 26 (7.16%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.31%) KDB
8 11 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.20%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.93%) OLAP
10 7 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.38%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.83%) Big Data
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 94 (25.90%) JUnit
2 77 (21.21%) Maven
3 40 (11.02%) Mockito
4 28 (7.71%) Ant
5 25 (6.89%) Jasmine
6 23 (6.34%) Subversion
6 23 (6.34%) Jenkins
7 21 (5.79%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.96%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.68%) JIRA
10 14 (3.86%) Git (software)
10 14 (3.86%) Hudson
10 14 (3.86%) Apache Ivy
11 13 (3.58%) TeamCity
11 13 (3.58%) jMock
12 12 (3.31%) CruiseControl
13 10 (2.75%) Selenium
14 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.65%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 111 (30.58%) Banking
2 101 (27.82%) Finance
3 69 (19.01%) Front Office
4 61 (16.80%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.96%) Back Office
6 10 (2.75%) Games
7 9 (2.48%) Marketing
8 6 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.10%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) Publishing
10 3 (0.83%) Retail
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 301 (82.92%) Developer
2 254 (69.97%) Java Developer
3 47 (12.95%) Senior Developer
4 40 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (7.16%) Architect
6 14 (3.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 11 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.20%) Analyst
10 7 (1.93%) Programmer
10 7 (1.93%) Team Leader
11 6 (1.65%) Java Team Leader
11 6 (1.65%) C# Developer
11 6 (1.65%) Java Programmer
11 6 (1.65%) Applications Support
11 6 (1.65%) Applications Developer
11 6 (1.65%) Java Architect
12 5 (1.38%) Java Applications Developer
12 5 (1.38%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (1.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (53.17%) Hibernate
2 111 (30.58%) J2EE
3 104 (28.65%) Web Services
4 66 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 59 (16.25%) JMS
6 55 (15.15%) jQuery
7 54 (14.88%) XML
8 52 (14.33%) HTML
9 46 (12.67%) SOAP
9 46 (12.67%) Java EE
10 43 (11.85%) CSS
11 40 (11.02%) Struts
12 36 (9.92%) Ajax
12 36 (9.92%) RESTful
13 31 (8.54%) JPA
14 27 (7.44%) JDBC
14 27 (7.44%) JSP
15 26 (7.16%) HTML5
16 25 (6.89%) REST
16 25 (6.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.95%) Fixed Income
2 25 (6.89%) Derivative
3 19 (5.23%) Credit Risk
4 18 (4.96%) Market Risk
5 17 (4.68%) Open Source
6 14 (3.86%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.48%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.93%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.93%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (1.65%) Equities
11 5 (1.38%) Online Games
11 5 (1.38%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.10%) Arduino
13 3 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.83%) Robotics
13 3 (0.83%) GIS
13 3 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.05%) Linux
2 48 (13.22%) UNIX
3 8 (2.20%) Windows
4 4 (1.10%) Solaris
4 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (36.36%) TDD
2 114 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (26.45%) MVC
4 82 (22.59%) Multithreading
5 69 (19.01%) OO
6 63 (17.36%) BDD
7 61 (16.80%) Scrum
8 55 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 43 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (11.85%) Low Latency
10 39 (10.74%) UML
11 34 (9.37%) Unit Testing
12 26 (7.16%) Extreme Programming
13 24 (6.61%) Analytics
14 23 (6.34%) OOD
15 18 (4.96%) Software Engineering
15 18 (4.96%) Risk Management
16 16 (4.41%) SOA
16 16 (4.41%) OOA/OOD
17 12 (3.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 358 (98.62%) Java
2 105 (28.93%) SQL
3 80 (22.04%) JavaScript
4 48 (13.22%) C#
5 25 (6.89%) PL/SQL
6 24 (6.61%) C++
7 19 (5.23%) Scala
8 17 (4.68%) Shell Script
9 15 (4.13%) Python
10 14 (3.86%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.58%) VB
12 12 (3.31%) Ruby
13 11 (3.03%) Perl
14 9 (2.48%) Groovy
15 8 (2.20%) Clojure
16 6 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.65%) Korn
17 5 (1.38%) Bourne shell
17 5 (1.38%) XQuery
18 4 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (7.44%) Degree
2 10 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.55%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.10%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.55%) HDFS
2 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) Puppet
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.55%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 124 (34.16%) Oracle
2 61 (16.80%) Sybase
3 35 (9.64%) TIBCO
4 19 (5.23%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.41%) JBoss
6 13 (3.58%) hybris
7 12 (3.31%) ION Trading
8 10 (2.75%) Bloomberg
9 8 (2.20%) IBM
10 6 (1.65%) Adobe
10 6 (1.65%) Murex
10 6 (1.65%) Google
11 5 (1.38%) Fidessa
11 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.10%) SunGard
12 4 (1.10%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.83%) Perforce
13 3 (0.83%) Calypso
13 3 (0.83%) Reuters
14 2 (0.55%) BEA
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