The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 80 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 1149 1199 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.21% 2.48% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.04% 8.45% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 832 852
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +27.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -27.16%
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
14288 14189 14824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.52% 29.36% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9329 9311 9087
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 255 341
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -18 633 £450 -10.00% 204
South East +23 152 £375 -1.31% 47
East of England +53 102 £425 +6.25% 20
South West +1 88 £355 -4.69% 36
North West +2 62 £350 -6.66% 44
Yorkshire -30 35 £325 - 41
North East -15 28 £250 -25.92% 5
West Midlands +10 26 £313 - 13
East Midlands -5 13 £363 -14.70% 7
Midlands -7 9 - - 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 2140 (97.99%) Java
2 1081 (49.50%) Hibernate
3 1049 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
4 722 (33.06%) TDD
5 665 (30.45%) J2EE
6 660 (30.22%) JavaScript
7 659 (30.17%) MVC
8 653 (29.90%) Oracle
9 652 (29.85%) SQL
10 626 (28.66%) Web Services
10 626 (28.66%) XML
11 617 (28.25%) HTML
12 507 (23.21%) Maven
13 506 (23.17%) Spring MVC
14 477 (21.84%) Scrum
15 470 (21.52%) CSS
16 436 (19.96%) jQuery
17 407 (18.64%) JUnit
18 397 (18.18%) Linux
19 395 (18.09%) Finance
20 357 (16.35%) UNIX
21 348 (15.93%) Tomcat
22 339 (15.52%) JSP
23 326 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
24 315 (14.42%) REST
25 313 (14.33%) BDD
26 302 (13.83%) OO
27 296 (13.55%) E-Commerce
28 291 (13.32%) Ajax
29 264 (12.09%) MySQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 348 (15.93%) Tomcat
2 212 (9.71%) Apache
3 172 (7.88%) WebLogic
4 125 (5.72%) WebSphere
5 72 (3.30%) CMS
6 59 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 57 (2.61%) Confluence
8 55 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 46 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
10 38 (1.74%) Liferay
10 38 (1.74%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.56%) Node.js
11 34 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
12 28 (1.28%) Mule
13 25 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
14 21 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.92%) Jetty
15 20 (0.92%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.82%) IIS
16 18 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.23%) MS Project
4 4 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
4 6 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.23%) Magento
6 4 (0.18%) RMDS
6 4 (0.18%) Shopify
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.092%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.092%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.046%) Global One
9 1 (0.046%) HFM
9 1 (0.046%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (0.87%) SaaS
4 16 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.69%) GitHub
6 9 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.14%) PaaS
10 3 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.046%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.53%) Internet
2 91 (4.17%) HTTP
3 59 (2.70%) LDAP
4 15 (0.69%) Intranet
5 11 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.46%) FTP
6 10 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.41%) SSL
7 9 (0.41%) SSH
8 8 (0.37%) SNMP
9 7 (0.32%) Extranet
10 6 (0.27%) Firewall
11 5 (0.23%) AMQP
11 5 (0.23%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.18%) Multicast
13 3 (0.14%) DNS
13 3 (0.14%) DSL
14 2 (0.092%) PuTTY
14 2 (0.092%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.092%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (12.09%) MySQL
2 189 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 175 (8.01%) Oracle Database
4 165 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 136 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 116 (5.31%) MongoDB
7 73 (3.34%) Big Data
8 68 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 67 (3.07%) RDBMS
10 65 (2.98%) Hadoop
11 58 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (1.33%) MariaDB
14 26 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.10%) CouchDB
15 24 (1.10%) Redis
16 23 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
17 22 (1.01%) DB2
18 19 (0.87%) Apache Hive
19 18 (0.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 507 (23.21%) Maven
2 407 (18.64%) JUnit
3 260 (11.90%) Subversion
4 241 (11.03%) Eclipse
5 209 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 160 (7.33%) Git (software)
6 160 (7.33%) Mockito
7 158 (7.23%) Ant
8 146 (6.68%) Selenium
9 145 (6.64%) Cucumber
10 141 (6.46%) JIRA
11 94 (4.30%) Hudson
12 60 (2.75%) TeamCity
13 42 (1.92%) IntelliJ
14 32 (1.47%) jMock
15 31 (1.42%) CruiseControl
15 31 (1.42%) WebDriver
16 27 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 27 (1.24%) TestNG
16 27 (1.24%) Jasmine
General
1 395 (18.09%) Finance
2 240 (10.99%) Banking
3 120 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 119 (5.45%) Front Office
5 54 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.29%) Marketing
7 46 (2.11%) Games
8 35 (1.60%) Retail
9 34 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.42%) Publishing
10 31 (1.42%) Back Office
11 24 (1.10%) Electronics
12 23 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.64%) Advertising
14 7 (0.32%) German Language
15 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.23%) Legal
16 5 (0.23%) Automotive
17 3 (0.14%) Law
17 3 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1855 (84.94%) Developer
2 1525 (69.83%) Java Developer
3 253 (11.58%) Senior Developer
4 213 (9.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 153 (7.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 84 (3.85%) Architect
7 81 (3.71%) Web Developer
8 69 (3.16%) Software Engineer
8 69 (3.16%) J2EE Developer
9 68 (3.11%) Hybris Developer
10 59 (2.70%) Lead Developer
11 48 (2.20%) Java Web Developer
12 46 (2.11%) Software Developer
13 43 (1.97%) Analyst
14 38 (1.74%) Applications Developer
15 32 (1.47%) Java Software Engineer
16 31 (1.42%) Programmer
17 29 (1.33%) Agile Java Developer
17 29 (1.33%) Scala Developer
18 26 (1.19%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1081 (49.50%) Hibernate
2 665 (30.45%) J2EE
3 626 (28.66%) Web Services
3 626 (28.66%) XML
4 617 (28.25%) HTML
5 506 (23.17%) Spring MVC
6 470 (21.52%) CSS
7 436 (19.96%) jQuery
8 339 (15.52%) JSP
9 315 (14.42%) REST
10 291 (13.32%) Ajax
11 258 (11.81%) SOAP
12 248 (11.36%) Struts
13 247 (11.31%) JSON
14 230 (10.53%) JMS
15 221 (10.12%) Java EE
16 202 (9.25%) RESTful
17 160 (7.33%) JPA
18 146 (6.68%) XSLT
19 143 (6.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 148 (6.78%) Open Source
2 89 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 89 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 61 (2.79%) Fixed Income
4 58 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (2.38%) Derivative
6 39 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 35 (1.60%) User Experience
7 35 (1.60%) Credit Risk
7 35 (1.60%) Market Risk
7 35 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 30 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.05%) DTV
10 20 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 14 (0.64%) GIS
12 13 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
12 13 (0.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 12 (0.55%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 397 (18.18%) Linux
2 357 (16.35%) UNIX
3 58 (2.66%) Windows
4 33 (1.51%) Mac OS X
5 31 (1.42%) Android
6 26 (1.19%) Solaris
7 20 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 19 (0.87%) CentOS
9 14 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.46%) Fedora
12 9 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.37%) AIX
13 8 (0.37%) HPUX
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.23%) Debian
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.092%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1049 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 722 (33.06%) TDD
3 659 (30.17%) MVC
4 477 (21.84%) Scrum
5 326 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 313 (14.33%) BDD
7 302 (13.83%) OO
8 296 (13.55%) E-Commerce
9 200 (9.16%) SOA
10 188 (8.61%) Software Engineering
11 183 (8.38%) Unit Testing
12 155 (7.10%) Multithreading
13 148 (6.78%) Web Development
14 124 (5.68%) UML
15 107 (4.90%) Mentoring
16 106 (4.85%) Kanban
17 102 (4.67%) Low Latency
18 96 (4.40%) Pair Programming
19 90 (4.12%) OOD
20 80 (3.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2140 (97.99%) Java
2 660 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 652 (29.85%) SQL
4 187 (8.56%) PL/SQL
5 128 (5.86%) Scala
6 119 (5.45%) C#
7 91 (4.17%) Python
8 87 (3.98%) Groovy
9 76 (3.48%) PHP
10 71 (3.25%) C++
11 67 (3.07%) Ruby
12 55 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 53 (2.43%) XPath
14 47 (2.15%) Bash Shell
15 36 (1.65%) XQuery
16 35 (1.60%) Perl
17 31 (1.42%) PHP5
18 26 (1.19%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.87%) C
19 19 (0.87%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 130 (5.95%) Degree
2 82 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.10%) Sun Certification
5 9 (0.41%) OCPJP
6 7 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.046%) HND
11 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.046%) PhD
11 1 (0.046%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.53%) QA
2 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.18%) SLA
4 3 (0.14%) HL7
5 2 (0.092%) COBIT
6 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.50%) Shibboleth
2 9 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.23%) Docker
4 5 (0.23%) HDFS
5 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.14%) vCloud
6 2 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.046%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.046%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 32 (1.47%) Puppet
2 17 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (0.50%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.37%) Oozie
5 6 (0.27%) Ansible
5 6 (0.27%) YUM
6 5 (0.23%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.092%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.092%) Salt
8 2 (0.092%) MOM
9 1 (0.046%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.046%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.046%) logstash
Vendors
1 653 (29.90%) Oracle
2 168 (7.69%) JBoss
3 102 (4.67%) hybris
4 93 (4.26%) Sybase
5 74 (3.39%) Google
6 69 (3.16%) IBM
7 52 (2.38%) TIBCO
8 38 (1.74%) Adobe
9 36 (1.65%) Twitter
10 34 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 33 (1.51%) Microsoft
12 25 (1.14%) SAP
13 23 (1.05%) Facebook
13 23 (1.05%) Zend
14 21 (0.96%) Endeca
15 18 (0.82%) Sun
16 15 (0.69%) ATG
17 14 (0.64%) Bloomberg
17 14 (0.64%) Murex
17 14 (0.64%) FatWire
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