The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 July 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 92 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Spring 1039 1094 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.11% 2.35% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.55% 8.20% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 743 755
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.31 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% -29.83%
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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Spring
UK

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in England

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in England

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in England

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
London -10 642 £450 -5.26% 240
South East +16 164 £375 -1.31% 48
South West -7 63 £350 - 38
East of England +9 44 £383 -4.37% 13
Yorkshire +4 32 £325 -5.79% 45
North West -25 29 £356 -1.04% 42
North East +2 27 £325 -7.14% 11
West Midlands +4 21 £335 -18.78% 11
East Midlands +6 17 £343 -25.94% 9
Midlands -14 8 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2047 (97.43%) Java
2 1030 (49.02%) Hibernate
3 692 (32.94%) TDD
4 654 (31.13%) J2EE
5 620 (29.51%) JavaScript
6 611 (29.08%) Web Services
7 592 (28.18%) SQL
8 587 (27.94%) HTML
9 586 (27.89%) Oracle
10 583 (27.75%) MVC
11 546 (25.99%) XML
12 536 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
13 512 (24.37%) Maven
14 470 (22.37%) CSS
15 440 (20.94%) Scrum
16 435 (20.70%) jQuery
17 424 (20.18%) Spring MVC
18 404 (19.23%) Finance
19 397 (18.90%) JUnit
20 344 (16.37%) Linux
21 322 (15.33%) Tomcat
22 305 (14.52%) JSP
23 296 (14.09%) UNIX
24 291 (13.85%) OO
25 288 (13.71%) REST
26 282 (13.42%) BDD
27 270 (12.85%) E-Commerce
28 263 (12.52%) Subversion
29 259 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
30 250 (11.90%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 322 (15.33%) Tomcat
2 198 (9.42%) Apache
3 179 (8.52%) WebLogic
4 97 (4.62%) WebSphere
5 77 (3.66%) CMS
6 62 (2.95%) Confluence
7 57 (2.71%) Oracle Coherence
8 45 (2.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 38 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
9 38 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 34 (1.62%) Mule
11 31 (1.48%) Liferay
12 30 (1.43%) Apache Solr
12 30 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
13 25 (1.19%) GlassFish
14 24 (1.14%) Node.js
14 24 (1.14%) IIS
15 23 (1.09%) Alfresco
16 22 (1.05%) Jetty
17 21 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.24%) MS Project
2 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.19%) MS Office
4 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.24%) Global One
6 4 (0.19%) Magento
6 4 (0.19%) RMDS
7 3 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.14%) RiskWrite
7 3 (0.14%) Shopify
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.048%) HFM
9 1 (0.048%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (0.81%) SaaS
4 12 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.38%) GitHub
6 6 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.29%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.90%) Internet
2 73 (3.47%) HTTP
3 53 (2.52%) LDAP
4 21 (1.00%) SSL
5 15 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 13 (0.62%) X.509
7 10 (0.48%) AMQP
7 10 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.43%) SSH
8 9 (0.43%) FTP
9 6 (0.29%) Firewall
9 6 (0.29%) Intranet
10 5 (0.24%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.19%) Multicast
11 4 (0.19%) SAN
12 3 (0.14%) SMTP
12 3 (0.14%) DNS
12 3 (0.14%) DSL
13 2 (0.095%) PuTTY
13 2 (0.095%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (10.28%) MySQL
2 165 (7.85%) SQL Server
3 159 (7.57%) Oracle Database
3 159 (7.57%) Relational Database
4 136 (6.47%) NoSQL
5 130 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 69 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 66 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 61 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 61 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 58 (2.76%) Big Data
10 46 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (1.05%) Redis
11 22 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (0.90%) JasperReports
13 19 (0.90%) DB2
13 19 (0.90%) CouchDB
14 18 (0.86%) KDB
14 18 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 512 (24.37%) Maven
2 397 (18.90%) JUnit
3 263 (12.52%) Subversion
4 244 (11.61%) Eclipse
5 217 (10.33%) Jenkins
6 172 (8.19%) Mockito
7 169 (8.04%) Ant
8 153 (7.28%) Git (software)
9 131 (6.24%) Cucumber
10 126 (6.00%) JIRA
11 118 (5.62%) Selenium
12 90 (4.28%) Hudson
13 47 (2.24%) TeamCity
14 43 (2.05%) TestNG
15 41 (1.95%) DbUnit
16 33 (1.57%) Jasmine
17 29 (1.38%) jMock
17 29 (1.38%) WebDriver
18 24 (1.14%) IntelliJ
19 23 (1.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 404 (19.23%) Finance
2 244 (11.61%) Banking
3 124 (5.90%) Investment Banking
3 124 (5.90%) Front Office
4 50 (2.38%) Games
5 44 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.90%) Marketing
7 37 (1.76%) Back Office
8 29 (1.38%) Retail
9 24 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.90%) Publishing
12 18 (0.86%) Electronics
13 13 (0.62%) Advertising
14 9 (0.43%) German Language
15 5 (0.24%) Legal
16 4 (0.19%) Automotive
16 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.095%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1780 (84.72%) Developer
2 1435 (68.30%) Java Developer
3 274 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 216 (10.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 151 (7.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 95 (4.52%) Architect
7 91 (4.33%) Web Developer
8 81 (3.86%) J2EE Developer
9 56 (2.67%) Software Engineer
10 55 (2.62%) Java Web Developer
11 51 (2.43%) Analyst
12 49 (2.33%) Software Developer
13 45 (2.14%) Lead Developer
14 43 (2.05%) Applications Developer
15 38 (1.81%) Scala Developer
16 35 (1.67%) Agile Java Developer
17 33 (1.57%) Programmer
18 31 (1.48%) Consultant
19 27 (1.29%) Java Programmer
19 27 (1.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1030 (49.02%) Hibernate
2 654 (31.13%) J2EE
3 611 (29.08%) Web Services
4 587 (27.94%) HTML
5 546 (25.99%) XML
6 470 (22.37%) CSS
7 435 (20.70%) jQuery
8 424 (20.18%) Spring MVC
9 305 (14.52%) JSP
10 288 (13.71%) REST
11 250 (11.90%) SOAP
12 236 (11.23%) Ajax
12 236 (11.23%) Struts
13 233 (11.09%) JSON
14 213 (10.14%) Java EE
15 199 (9.47%) JMS
16 180 (8.57%) RESTful
17 173 (8.23%) JPA
18 169 (8.04%) HTML5
19 123 (5.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.38%) Open Source
2 82 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 71 (3.38%) Fixed Income
4 65 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 58 (2.76%) Derivative
6 40 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 34 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 33 (1.57%) Credit Risk
9 23 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.05%) Market Risk
11 17 (0.81%) DTV
12 14 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 13 (0.62%) GIS
14 12 (0.57%) iPad
14 12 (0.57%) Equities
15 11 (0.52%) Web 2.0
16 10 (0.48%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.48%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.48%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 344 (16.37%) Linux
2 296 (14.09%) UNIX
3 55 (2.62%) Windows
4 26 (1.24%) Solaris
5 20 (0.95%) Android
6 19 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.76%) CentOS
8 15 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.38%) AIX
9 8 (0.38%) Fedora
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.29%) HPUX
10 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.14%) Debian
13 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.095%) MVS
14 1 (0.048%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (32.94%) TDD
2 583 (27.75%) MVC
3 536 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
4 440 (20.94%) Scrum
5 291 (13.85%) OO
6 282 (13.42%) BDD
7 270 (12.85%) E-Commerce
8 259 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 187 (8.90%) SOA
10 171 (8.14%) Software Engineering
11 163 (7.76%) Unit Testing
12 157 (7.47%) Multithreading
13 114 (5.43%) Web Development
14 112 (5.33%) UML
15 96 (4.57%) Pair Programming
16 93 (4.43%) Kanban
17 92 (4.38%) OOD
18 91 (4.33%) Configuration Management
19 87 (4.14%) Low Latency
20 61 (2.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2047 (97.43%) Java
2 620 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 592 (28.18%) SQL
4 155 (7.38%) PL/SQL
5 134 (6.38%) Scala
6 121 (5.76%) C#
7 119 (5.66%) Groovy
8 84 (4.00%) Python
9 62 (2.95%) Ruby
10 61 (2.90%) C++
11 54 (2.57%) PHP
12 51 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 46 (2.19%) Perl
14 37 (1.76%) Bash Shell
15 36 (1.71%) XPath
16 29 (1.38%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.09%) XQuery
17 23 (1.09%) Clojure
18 18 (0.86%) C
18 18 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (5.57%) Degree
2 79 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 52 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 9 (0.43%) OCPJP
6 7 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.095%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.048%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.19%) QA
2 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) COBIT
5 3 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.33%) HDFS
3 6 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.14%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.14%) vCloud
6 2 (0.095%) Docker
7 1 (0.048%) Squid
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.048%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 24 (1.14%) Puppet
2 11 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.29%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.29%) YUM
5 4 (0.19%) Oozie
5 4 (0.19%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.095%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.095%) Ansible
6 2 (0.095%) Salt
6 2 (0.095%) MOM
7 1 (0.048%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.048%) Nagios
7 1 (0.048%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.048%) logstash
Vendors
1 586 (27.89%) Oracle
2 170 (8.09%) JBoss
3 100 (4.76%) Sybase
4 94 (4.47%) hybris
5 82 (3.90%) Google
6 64 (3.05%) TIBCO
7 49 (2.33%) IBM
8 41 (1.95%) Microsoft
9 33 (1.57%) Twitter
10 32 (1.52%) Adobe
11 28 (1.33%) Endeca
12 25 (1.19%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.09%) Atomikos
14 22 (1.05%) ATG
15 21 (1.00%) SAP
15 21 (1.00%) Facebook
16 19 (0.90%) Akamai
17 18 (0.86%) Sun
17 18 (0.86%) Alterian
18 17 (0.81%) ION Trading
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