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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 80 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing Spring 49 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 1.22% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 4.35% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £34.06
% change year-on-year
+25.33% +10.09%
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
767 850 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.82% 27.92% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 481 344
Average daily rate £385 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £26.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +12 17 £425 +21.42% 5
Hertfordshire +1 12 £394 -2.83% 7
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £300 - 9
Bedfordshire -3 9 £475 +27.09%
Suffolk +1 2 £375 +11.11% 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 91 (96.81%) Java
2 42 (44.68%) J2EE
3 41 (43.62%) Hibernate
3 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (32.98%) SQL
5 28 (29.79%) Oracle
5 28 (29.79%) Web Services
6 27 (28.72%) XML
7 26 (27.66%) REST
8 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (25.53%) HTML
9 23 (24.47%) CSS
10 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 22 (23.40%) Struts
10 22 (23.40%) TDD
10 22 (23.40%) Relational Database
11 21 (22.34%) Spring MVC
11 21 (22.34%) MVC
12 19 (20.21%) Scrum
12 19 (20.21%) UNIX
13 18 (19.15%) JPA
14 17 (18.09%) JBoss
14 17 (18.09%) Maven
15 16 (17.02%) Linux
15 16 (17.02%) JUnit
15 16 (17.02%) E-Commerce
15 16 (17.02%) Couchbase
15 16 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (15.96%) WebLogic
16 15 (15.96%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (18.09%) JBoss
2 16 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (15.96%) WebLogic
4 10 (10.64%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.26%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.19%) Confluence
8 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (1.06%) Mule
9 1 (1.06%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.13%) PaaS
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) LDAP
2 4 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) Relational Database
2 16 (17.02%) Couchbase
3 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database
4 11 (11.70%) MySQL
5 8 (8.51%) MariaDB
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Maven
2 16 (17.02%) JUnit
3 10 (10.64%) Subversion
3 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.57%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.57%) JIRA
4 9 (9.57%) Selenium
5 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.26%) Ant
8 2 (2.13%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.06%) Geb
9 1 (1.06%) Hudson
9 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (77.66%) Developer
2 61 (64.89%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Architect
4 14 (14.89%) Java Architect
5 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Hybris Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Java Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
11 2 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.68%) J2EE
2 41 (43.62%) Hibernate
3 28 (29.79%) Web Services
4 27 (28.72%) XML
5 26 (27.66%) REST
6 24 (25.53%) HTML
7 23 (24.47%) CSS
8 22 (23.40%) Struts
9 21 (22.34%) Spring MVC
10 18 (19.15%) JPA
11 15 (15.96%) Ajax
12 14 (14.89%) Java EE
13 12 (12.77%) SOAP
14 9 (9.57%) JMS
14 9 (9.57%) jQuery
14 9 (9.57%) Struts2
15 8 (8.51%) JAAS
15 8 (8.51%) JAXB
15 8 (8.51%) JSP
16 6 (6.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Open Source
2 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.51%) Clustering
3 7 (7.45%) FMCG
4 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) UNIX
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (23.40%) TDD
4 21 (22.34%) MVC
5 19 (20.21%) Scrum
6 16 (17.02%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.51%) Web Development
7 8 (8.51%) BDD
8 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.45%) SOA
9 6 (6.38%) B2C
9 6 (6.38%) OO
10 5 (5.32%) Pair Programming
10 5 (5.32%) OWASP
10 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.32%) Microservices
11 4 (4.26%) Loose Coupling
11 4 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.26%) Automation Testing
11 4 (4.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 91 (96.81%) Java
2 31 (32.98%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Scala
5 3 (3.19%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) hybris
3 5 (5.32%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.19%) Demandware
4 3 (3.19%) Intershop
5 2 (2.13%) Endeca
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) OpenText
5 2 (2.13%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) BEA