The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 66 121 98
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -23
Contract jobs citing Spring 1512 929 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.97% 1.84% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.63% 6.73% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 645 707
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £371
% change year-on-year
- +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £50.75 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.51 £35.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £47.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +25.33%
Spring
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14230 13798 13509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 27.26% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9062 9006
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 180 187
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Spring Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 734 £518 +8.94% 162
South East +95 286 £425 +13.33% 54
Yorkshire +71 161 £444 +10.93% 39
West Midlands +50 105 £451 +38.84% 13
North West +17 95 £375 -3.22% 26
South West -5 55 £375 -6.25% 35
East of England -1 42 £438 +9.37% 10
East Midlands +4 32 £338 -10.00% 8
North East -39 11 £353 +13.70% 1
Midlands 0 5 £550 +46.66% 2
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 2698 (98.43%) Java
2 1813 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1140 (41.59%) TDD
4 1084 (39.55%) Hibernate
5 964 (35.17%) JavaScript
6 893 (32.58%) Scrum
7 843 (30.76%) HTML
8 736 (26.85%) Web Services
9 709 (25.87%) CSS
10 687 (25.06%) REST
11 679 (24.77%) Maven
12 660 (24.08%) Oracle
13 647 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
14 620 (22.62%) J2EE
15 617 (22.51%) JUnit
16 595 (21.71%) SQL
17 580 (21.16%) Git (software)
18 559 (20.39%) Jenkins
19 535 (19.52%) MVC
20 528 (19.26%) BDD
21 527 (19.23%) RESTful
22 518 (18.90%) XML
23 472 (17.22%) Finance
24 465 (16.96%) AngularJS
25 441 (16.09%) Linux
26 431 (15.72%) Tomcat
27 421 (15.36%) OO
28 412 (15.03%) JSON
29 407 (14.85%) HTML5
30 380 (13.86%) NoSQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 431 (15.72%) Tomcat
2 240 (8.76%) Apache
3 225 (8.21%) Node.js
4 219 (7.99%) JBoss
5 144 (5.25%) Confluence
6 131 (4.78%) WebLogic
7 129 (4.71%) WebSphere
8 127 (4.63%) Jetty
9 75 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
10 57 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
11 56 (2.04%) Apache Solr
11 56 (2.04%) nginx
12 55 (2.01%) CMS
13 51 (1.86%) Mule
14 46 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 40 (1.46%) GlassFish
16 27 (0.99%) Apache Spark
17 26 (0.95%) IIS
17 26 (0.95%) Liferay
18 21 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.073%) MS Office
5 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.33%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.11%) Global One
6 3 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.073%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.073%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.036%) Endur
8 1 (0.036%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.036%) RMDS
8 1 (0.036%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 164 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (2.52%) GitHub
3 31 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (0.47%) PaaS
10 12 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.44%) Google App Engine
10 12 (0.44%) Heroku
11 8 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
11 8 (0.29%) SaaS
11 8 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (8.39%) HTTP
2 72 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 50 (1.82%) Internet
4 19 (0.69%) LDAP
5 18 (0.66%) Network Security
5 18 (0.66%) SSL
6 16 (0.58%) SNMP
7 14 (0.51%) AMQP
8 11 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.36%) DVB
10 9 (0.33%) Intranet
11 5 (0.18%) Firewall
12 2 (0.073%) DNS
12 2 (0.073%) DSL
12 2 (0.073%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.036%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.036%) Broadband
13 1 (0.036%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.036%) SAN
13 1 (0.036%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (13.86%) NoSQL
2 346 (12.62%) MongoDB
3 252 (9.19%) MySQL
4 207 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 197 (7.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 155 (5.65%) Oracle Database
7 143 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
8 134 (4.89%) SQL Server
9 100 (3.65%) Hadoop
10 69 (2.52%) Big Data
11 64 (2.33%) Neo4j
12 60 (2.19%) Apache Hive
13 58 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 42 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 41 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 39 (1.42%) Hazelcast
17 38 (1.39%) CouchDB
18 32 (1.17%) DB2
18 32 (1.17%) HBase
19 30 (1.09%) Impala
Development Applications
1 679 (24.77%) Maven
2 617 (22.51%) JUnit
3 580 (21.16%) Git (software)
4 559 (20.39%) Jenkins
5 367 (13.39%) Subversion
6 359 (13.10%) JIRA
7 314 (11.46%) Cucumber
8 249 (9.08%) Mockito
9 208 (7.59%) Selenium
10 189 (6.90%) Gradle
11 156 (5.69%) Eclipse
12 121 (4.41%) Ant
13 115 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 87 (3.17%) Hudson
15 84 (3.06%) TeamCity
16 74 (2.70%) JMeter
17 66 (2.41%) SoapUI
18 47 (1.71%) IntelliJ
19 42 (1.53%) Artifactory
20 41 (1.50%) jMock
General
1 472 (17.22%) Finance
2 291 (10.62%) Banking
3 131 (4.78%) Retail
4 111 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 95 (3.47%) Front Office
6 75 (2.74%) Marketing
7 69 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.57%) Electronics
9 41 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.31%) Publishing
11 34 (1.24%) Games
12 17 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.36%) Back Office
16 10 (0.36%) Legal
17 6 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.18%) Automotive
19 4 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2298 (83.84%) Developer
2 1933 (70.52%) Java Developer
3 483 (17.62%) Senior Developer
4 438 (15.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 347 (12.66%) Agile Developer
6 327 (11.93%) Agile Java Developer
7 210 (7.66%) Architect
8 140 (5.11%) Scala Developer
9 129 (4.71%) Java Architect
10 126 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 111 (4.05%) Lead Developer
12 94 (3.43%) Senior Agile Developer
13 92 (3.36%) J2EE Developer
14 89 (3.25%) Angular Developer
14 89 (3.25%) Java Engineer
14 89 (3.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 88 (3.21%) Java Scala Developer
16 87 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
17 85 (3.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 85 (3.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1084 (39.55%) Hibernate
2 843 (30.76%) HTML
3 736 (26.85%) Web Services
4 709 (25.87%) CSS
5 687 (25.06%) REST
6 620 (22.62%) J2EE
7 527 (19.23%) RESTful
8 518 (18.90%) XML
9 465 (16.96%) AngularJS
10 412 (15.03%) JSON
11 407 (14.85%) HTML5
12 375 (13.68%) Spring MVC
13 362 (13.21%) SOAP
14 273 (9.96%) jQuery
15 254 (9.27%) CSS3
16 247 (9.01%) JPA
17 243 (8.87%) JSP
18 240 (8.76%) JMS
19 237 (8.65%) Java EE
20 235 (8.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 86 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
2 84 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (2.77%) User Experience
4 71 (2.59%) Derivative
5 64 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 40 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 27 (0.99%) iPad
10 25 (0.91%) Equities
11 23 (0.84%) Social Media
12 21 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 18 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
14 18 (0.66%) Wiki
15 17 (0.62%) Grid Computing
15 17 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
15 17 (0.62%) STB
16 15 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
16 15 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 441 (16.09%) Linux
2 238 (8.68%) Unix
3 92 (3.36%) Windows
4 27 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.62%) Android
7 16 (0.58%) CentOS
7 16 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.40%) Solaris
10 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.15%) AIX
12 2 (0.073%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.073%) VMS
12 2 (0.073%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.073%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.036%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.036%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1813 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1140 (41.59%) TDD
3 893 (32.58%) Scrum
4 647 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
5 535 (19.52%) MVC
6 528 (19.26%) BDD
7 421 (15.36%) OO
8 335 (12.22%) Pair Programming
9 332 (12.11%) Open Source
10 315 (11.49%) Kanban
11 280 (10.22%) Microservices
12 268 (9.78%) Multithreading
13 253 (9.23%) Unit Testing
14 252 (9.19%) Software Engineering
15 233 (8.50%) E-Commerce
16 209 (7.62%) SOA
17 205 (7.48%) SDLC
18 202 (7.37%) DevOps
19 197 (7.19%) Web Development
20 176 (6.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2698 (98.43%) Java
2 964 (35.17%) JavaScript
3 595 (21.71%) SQL
4 346 (12.62%) Scala
5 209 (7.62%) Python
6 185 (6.75%) Ruby
7 177 (6.46%) Groovy
8 175 (6.38%) PL/SQL
9 115 (4.20%) C#
10 68 (2.48%) PHP
11 58 (2.12%) C++
12 48 (1.75%) Clojure
13 42 (1.53%) Perl
14 37 (1.35%) C
15 36 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.09%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.77%) XPath
18 16 (0.58%) ECMAScript
18 16 (0.58%) ES6
19 14 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 149 (5.44%) Degree
3 103 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.06%) Sun Certification
6 15 (0.55%) ISEB
6 15 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.22%) PhD
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.18%) PMP
9 5 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.15%) OCP
11 3 (0.11%) OCA
12 2 (0.073%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.073%) OCAJ
13 1 (0.036%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.036%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.28%) QA
2 12 (0.44%) SLA
3 11 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.073%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.073%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.073%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.036%) MiFID
6 1 (0.036%) WAI
6 1 (0.036%) WCAG
System Software
1 168 (6.13%) Docker
2 10 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.29%) HDFS
4 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.073%) GridGain
6 1 (0.036%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.036%) LXC
6 1 (0.036%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 110 (4.01%) Puppet
2 50 (1.82%) Graphite
3 22 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.58%) Grafana
5 14 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.33%) Oozie
7 8 (0.29%) Ansible
7 8 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 8 (0.29%) MOM
8 7 (0.26%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.22%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.18%) Control-M
10 5 (0.18%) Nagios
11 4 (0.15%) yum
12 3 (0.11%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.11%) logstash
13 2 (0.073%) Cacti
13 2 (0.073%) Hyperic
14 1 (0.036%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 1 (0.036%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 660 (24.08%) Oracle
2 125 (4.56%) Google
3 80 (2.92%) hybris
4 77 (2.81%) IBM
5 55 (2.01%) Red Hat
5 55 (2.01%) Sybase
6 41 (1.50%) Adobe
7 39 (1.42%) SAP
8 34 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 34 (1.24%) TIBCO
9 28 (1.02%) Microsoft
10 24 (0.88%) SOASTA, Inc
11 20 (0.73%) ION Trading
12 19 (0.69%) Perforce
13 18 (0.66%) ATG
14 17 (0.62%) CyberSource
14 17 (0.62%) DataSynapse
15 16 (0.58%) Bloomberg
16 15 (0.55%) Calypso
16 15 (0.55%) WSO2
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Mercator IT Solutions
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Worthing, West Sussex
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £299 - £301 per day
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London
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London
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MA Associates Worldwide
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Arrows Group
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