The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 92 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 47 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.24% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 4.20% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 18
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£370 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
Spring
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 858 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.62% 29.57% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 541 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £247 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +42.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the East of England region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the East of England region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 21 £350 -12.50% 14
Essex -5 11 £450 +31.38% 8
Hertfordshire -21 8 £450 +28.57% 9
Suffolk - 4 £425 - 2
Norfolk +1 2 £350 +27.27% 3
Bedfordshire +6 1 £475 +79.24% 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 100 (97.09%) Java
2 45 (43.69%) Hibernate
3 43 (41.75%) J2EE
4 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (33.98%) SQL
6 34 (33.01%) Web Services
7 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
8 27 (26.21%) HTML
8 27 (26.21%) Oracle
9 26 (25.24%) XML
9 26 (25.24%) MVC
10 24 (23.30%) Struts
10 24 (23.30%) CSS
10 24 (23.30%) Spring MVC
10 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (23.30%) REST
11 23 (22.33%) JBoss
12 21 (20.39%) UNIX
12 21 (20.39%) JPA
13 20 (19.42%) Relational Database
14 19 (18.45%) Linux
14 19 (18.45%) TDD
15 18 (17.48%) Scrum
15 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
16 17 (16.50%) Ajax
17 16 (15.53%) MySQL
18 15 (14.56%) JUnit
18 15 (14.56%) Couchbase
18 15 (14.56%) hybris
19 14 (13.59%) Elasticsearch

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 23 (22.33%) JBoss
2 14 (13.59%) WebLogic
2 14 (13.59%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (9.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.88%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.88%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Jetty
6 1 (0.97%) Mule
6 1 (0.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) LDAP
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 2 (1.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.53%) MySQL
3 15 (14.56%) Couchbase
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.77%) MariaDB
6 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.91%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.97%) DB2
10 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) JUnit
2 14 (13.59%) Maven
3 11 (10.68%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.77%) Selenium
6 6 (5.83%) Subversion
6 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
9 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.94%) JIRA
9 2 (1.94%) Gradle
10 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.97%) Geb
General
1 13 (12.62%) Retail
2 7 (6.80%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (76.70%) Developer
2 67 (65.05%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Architect
4 15 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Java Architect
5 14 (13.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Hybris Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Java Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Java Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Architect
10 2 (1.94%) Java Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Designer
10 2 (1.94%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (1.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) Hibernate
2 43 (41.75%) J2EE
3 34 (33.01%) Web Services
4 27 (26.21%) HTML
5 26 (25.24%) XML
6 24 (23.30%) Struts
6 24 (23.30%) CSS
6 24 (23.30%) Spring MVC
6 24 (23.30%) REST
7 21 (20.39%) JPA
8 17 (16.50%) Ajax
9 14 (13.59%) EclipseLink
10 12 (11.65%) JSP
11 11 (10.68%) SOAP
12 10 (9.71%) RESTful
12 10 (9.71%) JAAS
13 9 (8.74%) Struts2
13 9 (8.74%) Java EE
14 8 (7.77%) jQuery
14 8 (7.77%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.80%) FMCG
2 7 (6.80%) Clustering
3 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Statistics
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.39%) UNIX
2 19 (18.45%) Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Mac OS X
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) MVC
3 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (18.45%) TDD
5 18 (17.48%) Scrum
5 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.65%) Open Source
7 9 (8.74%) Web Development
8 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (6.80%) SOA
9 6 (5.83%) B2C
9 6 (5.83%) Microservices
10 5 (4.85%) Loose Coupling
10 5 (4.85%) OWASP
11 4 (3.88%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.88%) Web Design
11 4 (3.88%) ETL
11 4 (3.88%) OO
11 4 (3.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 100 (97.09%) Java
2 35 (33.98%) SQL
3 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.91%) Scala
5 3 (2.91%) C
5 3 (2.91%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.91%) Python
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 2 (1.94%) Erlang
6 2 (1.94%) Groovy
7 1 (0.97%) Perl
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Varnish
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) MOM
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) Oracle
2 15 (14.56%) hybris
3 5 (4.85%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.88%) Intershop
4 4 (3.88%) Demandware
5 3 (2.91%) Sybase
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Endeca
6 2 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.94%) OpenText
7 1 (0.97%) IBM
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe
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