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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 72 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Spring 155 262 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.59% 3.60% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 12.16% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 236 148
Average daily rate
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£475 £494 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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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
1765 2155 1955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.50% 29.64% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1646 1492
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £31.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.60% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 347 (98.58%) Java
2 179 (50.85%) Hibernate
3 173 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (34.09%) TDD
5 118 (33.52%) Oracle
6 113 (32.10%) J2EE
7 98 (27.84%) MVC
8 96 (27.27%) Banking
9 94 (26.70%) SQL
10 87 (24.72%) Web Services
11 84 (23.86%) JavaScript
11 84 (23.86%) Multithreading
12 78 (22.16%) Spring MVC
12 78 (22.16%) JUnit
13 76 (21.59%) Finance
14 72 (20.45%) Maven
15 70 (19.89%) Scrum
15 70 (19.89%) XML
16 66 (18.75%) E-Commerce
16 66 (18.75%) BDD
17 63 (17.90%) Front Office
18 61 (17.33%) UNIX
19 59 (16.76%) Linux
19 59 (16.76%) Investment Banking
20 56 (15.91%) jQuery
21 53 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (15.06%) HTML
22 52 (14.77%) OO
23 49 (13.92%) JMS
23 49 (13.92%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 30 (8.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 22 (6.25%) Apache
4 18 (5.11%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.98%) JBoss
6 11 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.84%) Liferay
7 10 (2.84%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.99%) Mule
10 6 (1.70%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (1.42%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (1.42%) CMS
11 5 (1.42%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.85%) Confluence
13 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.85%) Node.js
13 3 (0.85%) Jetty
14 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) MS Project
1 2 (0.57%) MS Office
1 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.57%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) LDAP
2 7 (1.99%) HTTP
3 5 (1.42%) Internet
4 3 (0.85%) SSL
5 2 (0.57%) FTP
6 1 (0.28%) SNMP
6 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.66%) Oracle Database
2 30 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.40%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.11%) MySQL
6 14 (3.98%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.84%) Big Data
8 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.70%) DB2
10 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.14%) OLAP
11 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.14%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.85%) KDB
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.85%) JasperReports
12 3 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 78 (22.16%) JUnit
2 72 (20.45%) Maven
3 37 (10.51%) Mockito
4 27 (7.67%) Cucumber
5 25 (7.10%) Subversion
6 24 (6.82%) Jenkins
7 23 (6.53%) Jasmine
8 22 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 21 (5.97%) CruiseControl
9 21 (5.97%) Eclipse
10 20 (5.68%) Ant
10 20 (5.68%) TeamCity
11 17 (4.83%) Selenium
12 14 (3.98%) JIRA
13 12 (3.41%) Hudson
14 11 (3.13%) jMock
15 7 (1.99%) WebDriver
15 7 (1.99%) JMeter
16 5 (1.42%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 96 (27.27%) Banking
2 76 (21.59%) Finance
3 63 (17.90%) Front Office
4 59 (16.76%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.98%) Back Office
5 14 (3.98%) Games
6 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.70%) Publishing
8 5 (1.42%) Retail
9 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (84.66%) Developer
2 258 (73.30%) Java Developer
3 45 (12.78%) Senior Developer
4 41 (11.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (4.83%) Software Engineer
6 16 (4.55%) Architect
7 13 (3.69%) Hybris Developer
8 10 (2.84%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.27%) Programmer
10 7 (1.99%) Java Programmer
10 7 (1.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (1.70%) Scala Developer
12 5 (1.42%) Applications Support
12 5 (1.42%) Applications Developer
12 5 (1.42%) Development Manager
12 5 (1.42%) Web Developer
13 4 (1.14%) Technical Architect
13 4 (1.14%) Analyst
13 4 (1.14%) Lead Developer
13 4 (1.14%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (50.85%) Hibernate
2 113 (32.10%) J2EE
3 87 (24.72%) Web Services
4 78 (22.16%) Spring MVC
5 70 (19.89%) XML
6 56 (15.91%) jQuery
7 53 (15.06%) HTML
8 49 (13.92%) JMS
9 40 (11.36%) CSS
10 39 (11.08%) Ajax
11 34 (9.66%) JDBC
12 33 (9.38%) RESTful
13 30 (8.52%) JSON
14 25 (7.10%) SOAP
15 24 (6.82%) Struts
15 24 (6.82%) REST
16 23 (6.53%) JSP
16 23 (6.53%) Java EE
17 22 (6.25%) HTML5
18 17 (4.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.80%) Fixed Income
2 36 (10.23%) Derivative
3 28 (7.95%) Market Risk
4 14 (3.98%) Open Source
4 14 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.69%) Credit Risk
6 12 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
8 10 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.99%) Online Games
11 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.42%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.14%) Equities
14 3 (0.85%) Robotics
14 3 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.33%) UNIX
2 59 (16.76%) Linux
3 8 (2.27%) Windows
3 8 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.14%) Android
4 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (34.09%) TDD
3 98 (27.84%) MVC
4 84 (23.86%) Multithreading
5 70 (19.89%) Scrum
6 66 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 66 (18.75%) BDD
7 53 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (14.77%) OO
9 49 (13.92%) Low Latency
10 35 (9.94%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.10%) UML
11 25 (7.10%) SOA
12 24 (6.82%) Extreme Programming
12 24 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 23 (6.53%) Risk Management
14 22 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.40%) Business Analysis
16 18 (5.11%) Kanban
16 18 (5.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 347 (98.58%) Java
2 94 (26.70%) SQL
3 84 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.93%) C#
5 24 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 20 (5.68%) Scala
7 18 (5.11%) C++
7 18 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.13%) Python
8 11 (3.13%) Ruby
9 9 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.99%) Groovy
11 5 (1.42%) XQuery
12 4 (1.14%) Perl
13 3 (0.85%) VB
13 3 (0.85%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.85%) Korn
13 3 (0.85%) XPath
13 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.57%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (4.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.27%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) Puppet
2 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) Ansible
2 3 (0.85%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.28%) Oozie
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (33.52%) Oracle
2 47 (13.35%) Sybase
3 31 (8.81%) TIBCO
4 14 (3.98%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.98%) hybris
5 10 (2.84%) IBM
6 8 (2.27%) Murex
7 7 (1.99%) Google
8 6 (1.70%) Adobe
8 6 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.42%) Perforce
9 5 (1.42%) Reuters
9 5 (1.42%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.14%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.85%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.85%) Splunk
11 3 (0.85%) Calypso
12 2 (0.57%) BEA
12 2 (0.57%) Informatica
12 2 (0.57%) Sun
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