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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 59 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 196 111 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.04% 1.78% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.29% 6.34% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 89 119
Average daily rate £500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £353 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 370 (98.67%) Java
2 226 (60.27%) Hibernate
3 135 (36.00%) TDD
4 131 (34.93%) Oracle
5 108 (28.80%) SQL
6 107 (28.53%) Finance
7 104 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
8 101 (26.93%) Banking
8 101 (26.93%) MVC
9 97 (25.87%) Web Services
10 83 (22.13%) J2EE
10 83 (22.13%) JavaScript
10 83 (22.13%) Scrum
11 81 (21.60%) JUnit
12 79 (21.07%) OO
13 75 (20.00%) JMS
14 73 (19.47%) Maven
15 72 (19.20%) HTML
16 66 (17.60%) Spring MVC
16 66 (17.60%) jQuery
17 61 (16.27%) Multithreading
17 61 (16.27%) Linux
18 60 (16.00%) Investment Banking
19 58 (15.47%) CSS
20 57 (15.20%) XML
21 56 (14.93%) BDD
22 53 (14.13%) MongoDB
22 53 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
23 52 (13.87%) SOAP
24 47 (12.53%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (7.73%) Tomcat
2 25 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 24 (6.40%) WebLogic
3 24 (6.40%) Apache
4 17 (4.53%) CMS
5 14 (3.73%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.20%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (2.93%) TIBCO EMS
8 10 (2.67%) Alfresco
8 10 (2.67%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.87%) Mule
9 7 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.60%) Liferay
11 5 (1.33%) GemFire
11 5 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.07%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.07%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (1.07%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.07%) Global One
3 3 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.53%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
1 2 (0.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.87%) HTTP
2 5 (1.33%) Internet
3 4 (1.07%) SSL
3 4 (1.07%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.07%) LDAP
4 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.53%) DSL
5 1 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.13%) MongoDB
2 46 (12.27%) Relational Database
3 42 (11.20%) NoSQL
4 37 (9.87%) MySQL
5 33 (8.80%) SQL Server
6 26 (6.93%) RDBMS
7 22 (5.87%) Oracle Database
8 20 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (3.47%) KDB
10 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.67%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.40%) CouchDB
12 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.60%) DB2
14 5 (1.33%) Triplestore
14 5 (1.33%) MarkLogic
14 5 (1.33%) Big Data
14 5 (1.33%) OLAP
15 4 (1.07%) DB2 UDB
15 4 (1.07%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 81 (21.60%) JUnit
2 73 (19.47%) Maven
3 37 (9.87%) Git (software)
4 35 (9.33%) Mockito
5 33 (8.80%) Subversion
6 26 (6.93%) Jenkins
7 25 (6.67%) Ant
7 25 (6.67%) Hudson
8 19 (5.07%) Eclipse
9 18 (4.80%) JIRA
10 17 (4.53%) Cucumber
11 16 (4.27%) Jasmine
12 15 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
12 15 (4.00%) Selenium
13 10 (2.67%) WebDriver
14 8 (2.13%) jMock
15 7 (1.87%) TeamCity
16 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
17 5 (1.33%) EasyMock
17 5 (1.33%) Spring Roo
General
1 107 (28.53%) Finance
2 101 (26.93%) Banking
3 60 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 38 (10.13%) Front Office
5 16 (4.27%) Marketing
6 8 (2.13%) Back Office
7 7 (1.87%) Games
8 6 (1.60%) Advertising
9 5 (1.33%) Retail
9 5 (1.33%) Publishing
10 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 317 (84.53%) Developer
2 278 (74.13%) Java Developer
3 58 (15.47%) Senior Developer
4 47 (12.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (5.60%) Architect
6 13 (3.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (3.20%) Scala Developer
8 10 (2.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (1.87%) Java Engineer
9 7 (1.87%) Java Team Leader
9 7 (1.87%) Team Leader
10 6 (1.60%) Lead Developer
10 6 (1.60%) Senior Architect
10 6 (1.60%) Java Architect
10 6 (1.60%) Senior Java Architect
11 5 (1.33%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (1.33%) Murex Developer
11 5 (1.33%) Consultant
11 5 (1.33%) C# Developer
11 5 (1.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (60.27%) Hibernate
2 97 (25.87%) Web Services
3 83 (22.13%) J2EE
4 75 (20.00%) JMS
5 72 (19.20%) HTML
6 66 (17.60%) Spring MVC
6 66 (17.60%) jQuery
7 58 (15.47%) CSS
8 57 (15.20%) XML
9 52 (13.87%) SOAP
10 47 (12.53%) Java EE
11 46 (12.27%) RESTful
11 46 (12.27%) Struts
12 45 (12.00%) JSP
13 40 (10.67%) REST
14 37 (9.87%) HTML5
15 36 (9.60%) JPA
16 32 (8.53%) Ajax
17 30 (8.00%) JSON
18 27 (7.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.80%) Fixed Income
2 26 (6.93%) Derivative
3 23 (6.13%) Open Source
4 20 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (4.80%) Equities
6 16 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.20%) Credit Risk
9 8 (2.13%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.60%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.33%) Online Games
11 5 (1.33%) Semantic Web
11 5 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.07%) Arduino
12 4 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.80%) Pharmacovigilance
14 2 (0.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.27%) Linux
2 37 (9.87%) UNIX
3 12 (3.20%) Windows
4 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.07%) Solaris
4 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (36.00%) TDD
2 104 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (26.93%) MVC
4 83 (22.13%) Scrum
5 79 (21.07%) OO
6 61 (16.27%) Multithreading
7 56 (14.93%) BDD
8 53 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (10.93%) E-Commerce
10 34 (9.07%) UML
11 31 (8.27%) Analytics
12 27 (7.20%) Kanban
13 24 (6.40%) Unit Testing
14 23 (6.13%) OOD
15 21 (5.60%) SOA
16 20 (5.33%) Configuration Management
17 18 (4.80%) Low Latency
18 17 (4.53%) Test Automation
19 15 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
20 13 (3.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 370 (98.67%) Java
2 108 (28.80%) SQL
3 83 (22.13%) JavaScript
4 39 (10.40%) Scala
5 37 (9.87%) C#
6 27 (7.20%) PL/SQL
6 27 (7.20%) C++
7 23 (6.13%) Ruby
8 17 (4.53%) Python
9 15 (4.00%) Groovy
10 14 (3.73%) Perl
11 11 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.93%) VB
12 10 (2.67%) PHP
13 6 (1.60%) Clojure
14 5 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.33%) XQuery
15 4 (1.07%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.80%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 30 (8.00%) Degree
2 7 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.80%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.53%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) CISA
6 1 (0.27%) GIAC
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Squid
2 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (2.93%) Puppet
2 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 131 (34.93%) Oracle
2 45 (12.00%) Sybase
3 22 (5.87%) TIBCO
4 18 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.80%) JBoss
5 10 (2.67%) ION Trading
6 9 (2.40%) hybris
6 9 (2.40%) Murex
7 7 (1.87%) FatWire
7 7 (1.87%) IBM
8 6 (1.60%) Adobe
8 6 (1.60%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.60%) ATG
8 6 (1.60%) Endeca
9 4 (1.07%) Fidessa
9 4 (1.07%) SunGard
9 4 (1.07%) Vertica
10 3 (0.80%) Calypso
11 2 (0.53%) eSpeed
11 2 (0.53%) SAP
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Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago