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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 86 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 1094 776 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.13% 1.80% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.94% 6.71% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 546 730
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +15 622 £455 -4.21% 184
South East -23 143 £400 +14.28% 52
South West +37 107 £350 +8.52% 24
Yorkshire +16 67 £325 +4.00% 37
North West +23 63 £375 +16.27% 33
East of England -5 41 £375 -6.25% 24
West Midlands -2 28 £318 -2.30% 9
East Midlands -4 13 £408 -9.44% 7
North East -16 12 £350 - 8
Midlands - - - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2033 (97.09%) Java
2 1078 (51.48%) Hibernate
3 695 (33.19%) J2EE
4 662 (31.61%) Oracle
5 635 (30.32%) TDD
6 625 (29.85%) Web Services
7 617 (29.47%) SQL
7 617 (29.47%) JavaScript
8 596 (28.46%) HTML
9 575 (27.46%) MVC
10 549 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
11 515 (24.59%) XML
12 506 (24.16%) Maven
13 481 (22.97%) CSS
14 477 (22.78%) jQuery
15 466 (22.25%) Scrum
16 420 (20.06%) Spring MVC
17 405 (19.34%) Finance
18 391 (18.67%) Linux
19 370 (17.67%) JUnit
20 334 (15.95%) Tomcat
21 315 (15.04%) JSP
22 306 (14.61%) Struts
23 302 (14.42%) OO
24 289 (13.80%) REST
25 288 (13.75%) UNIX
26 279 (13.32%) SOAP
26 279 (13.32%) Subversion
27 261 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
28 257 (12.27%) Ajax

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 334 (15.95%) Tomcat
2 216 (10.32%) WebLogic
3 182 (8.69%) Apache
4 112 (5.35%) WebSphere
5 100 (4.78%) CMS
6 62 (2.96%) Apache ServiceMix
7 50 (2.39%) Mule
8 48 (2.29%) Apache Solr
9 46 (2.20%) Liferay
10 44 (2.10%) Oracle Coherence
11 43 (2.05%) Alfresco
12 39 (1.86%) Confluence
13 38 (1.81%) Node.js
13 38 (1.81%) WebLogic Portal
14 34 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
15 33 (1.58%) Oracle Service Bus
16 29 (1.38%) IIS
17 25 (1.19%) MQSeries
18 23 (1.10%) SharePoint
18 23 (1.10%) Jetty
Applications
1 34 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.24%) MS Project
2 5 (0.24%) Mingle
3 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.048%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.24%) Global One
4 5 (0.24%) RiskWrite
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.048%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.048%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.048%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.048%) RMDS
8 1 (0.048%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.48%) SaaS
1 10 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.096%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.048%) IaaS
6 1 (0.048%) Heroku
6 1 (0.048%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.96%) HTTP
2 66 (3.15%) Internet
3 64 (3.06%) LDAP
4 32 (1.53%) SSL
5 22 (1.05%) X.509
6 20 (0.96%) AMQP
7 19 (0.91%) Intranet
8 10 (0.48%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.24%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.19%) SAN
12 3 (0.14%) SMTP
12 3 (0.14%) SNMP
12 3 (0.14%) FTP
12 3 (0.14%) DNS
12 3 (0.14%) Firewall
13 2 (0.096%) DSL
14 1 (0.048%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (11.56%) Relational Database
2 224 (10.70%) MySQL
3 170 (8.12%) SQL Server
4 167 (7.98%) MongoDB
5 158 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 135 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 134 (6.40%) NoSQL
8 59 (2.82%) Hadoop
9 52 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 44 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (2.05%) DB2
12 43 (2.05%) Big Data
13 34 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 28 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.05%) CouchDB
16 20 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (0.91%) JasperReports
18 18 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
19 17 (0.81%) KDB
Development Applications
1 506 (24.16%) Maven
2 370 (17.67%) JUnit
3 279 (13.32%) Subversion
4 252 (12.03%) Eclipse
5 203 (9.69%) Jenkins
6 190 (9.07%) Git (software)
7 163 (7.78%) Ant
8 143 (6.83%) Mockito
9 109 (5.21%) Hudson
10 96 (4.58%) Selenium
11 94 (4.49%) JIRA
12 91 (4.35%) Cucumber
13 39 (1.86%) TestNG
14 37 (1.77%) TeamCity
15 36 (1.72%) jMock
16 35 (1.67%) DbUnit
17 34 (1.62%) WebDriver
18 30 (1.43%) Jasmine
19 25 (1.19%) Gradle
20 22 (1.05%) EasyMock
General
1 405 (19.34%) Finance
2 255 (12.18%) Banking
3 150 (7.16%) Investment Banking
4 91 (4.35%) Front Office
5 52 (2.48%) Games
6 44 (2.10%) Retail
7 41 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.81%) Marketing
9 36 (1.72%) Publishing
10 28 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.91%) Back Office
12 15 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.38%) Electronics
14 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.33%) Advertising
14 7 (0.33%) German Language
15 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Billing
16 2 (0.096%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.096%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1717 (82.00%) Developer
2 1370 (65.43%) Java Developer
3 294 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 229 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 168 (8.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 131 (6.26%) Architect
7 74 (3.53%) Web Developer
7 74 (3.53%) J2EE Developer
8 58 (2.77%) Scala Developer
9 46 (2.20%) Software Developer
9 46 (2.20%) Software Engineer
10 43 (2.05%) Analyst
11 37 (1.77%) Java Web Developer
12 35 (1.67%) Lead Developer
12 35 (1.67%) Technical Leader
12 35 (1.67%) Agile Java Developer
13 34 (1.62%) Java Architect
13 34 (1.62%) Technical Architect
14 32 (1.53%) Programmer
15 30 (1.43%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1078 (51.48%) Hibernate
2 695 (33.19%) J2EE
3 625 (29.85%) Web Services
4 596 (28.46%) HTML
5 515 (24.59%) XML
6 481 (22.97%) CSS
7 477 (22.78%) jQuery
8 420 (20.06%) Spring MVC
9 315 (15.04%) JSP
10 306 (14.61%) Struts
11 289 (13.80%) REST
12 279 (13.32%) SOAP
13 257 (12.27%) Ajax
14 249 (11.89%) Java EE
15 233 (11.13%) JMS
16 224 (10.70%) JSON
17 216 (10.32%) RESTful
18 199 (9.50%) HTML5
19 187 (8.93%) JPA
20 149 (7.12%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 189 (9.03%) Open Source
2 88 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
2 88 (4.20%) Derivative
3 69 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 64 (3.06%) Fixed Income
5 39 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 32 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 24 (1.15%) Equities
9 19 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 19 (0.91%) Firmware
9 19 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (0.91%) Credit Risk
10 16 (0.76%) iPad
10 16 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.67%) Web 2.0
11 14 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 11 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 391 (18.67%) Linux
2 288 (13.75%) UNIX
3 72 (3.44%) Windows
4 23 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 22 (1.05%) Android
5 22 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.81%) Solaris
7 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.33%) Windows NT
9 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.19%) CentOS
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.096%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.048%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.048%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (30.32%) TDD
2 575 (27.46%) MVC
3 549 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
4 466 (22.25%) Scrum
5 302 (14.42%) OO
6 261 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
7 253 (12.08%) E-Commerce
8 228 (10.89%) BDD
9 201 (9.60%) SOA
10 163 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 153 (7.31%) Software Engineering
12 138 (6.59%) Multithreading
13 129 (6.16%) Configuration Management
14 122 (5.83%) UML
15 112 (5.35%) Web Development
16 105 (5.01%) Kanban
17 100 (4.78%) Pair Programming
18 70 (3.34%) Refactoring
19 67 (3.20%) Project Management
20 63 (3.01%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2033 (97.09%) Java
2 617 (29.47%) SQL
2 617 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 181 (8.64%) PL/SQL
4 174 (8.31%) Scala
5 129 (6.16%) Groovy
6 113 (5.40%) C#
7 106 (5.06%) Ruby
8 102 (4.87%) Python
9 80 (3.82%) Perl
10 53 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 52 (2.48%) C++
12 42 (2.01%) PHP
13 41 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 31 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.10%) Clojure
16 20 (0.96%) XPath
16 20 (0.96%) C
17 13 (0.62%) VB
17 13 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 138 (6.59%) Degree
2 61 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.43%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.29%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.24%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.048%) CISA
9 1 (0.048%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.048%) CISSP
9 1 (0.048%) GIAC
9 1 (0.048%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.20%) QA
2 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.14%) HL7
4 2 (0.096%) SLA
5 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.048%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.38%) Squid
3 4 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.096%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.048%) Varnish
5 1 (0.048%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (1.81%) Puppet
2 26 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.29%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.14%) Nagios
6 2 (0.096%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.096%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.096%) MOM
6 2 (0.096%) Control-M
7 1 (0.048%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.048%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.048%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.048%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.048%) SCOM
Vendors
1 662 (31.61%) Oracle
2 206 (9.84%) JBoss
3 101 (4.82%) Sybase
4 90 (4.30%) hybris
5 56 (2.67%) Microsoft
6 50 (2.39%) TIBCO
7 45 (2.15%) GigaSpaces
8 43 (2.05%) Endeca
9 41 (1.96%) Google
10 38 (1.81%) IBM
11 35 (1.67%) ATG
12 27 (1.29%) Adobe
13 24 (1.15%) SAP
13 24 (1.15%) Alterian
14 21 (1.00%) FatWire
14 21 (1.00%) Atomikos
15 20 (0.96%) Twitter
16 19 (0.91%) Red Hat
16 19 (0.91%) Talend
17 15 (0.72%) ION Trading
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago