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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 74 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 1255 960 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.66% 2.04% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.26% 7.53% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 659 700
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 5
Average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
13548 12751 12255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.69% 27.15% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9507 8607 7865
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 172 250
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.43 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +23 684 £500 +5.26% 256
South East +6 160 £384 +12.86% 77
North West -17 97 £400 +3.22% 39
South West +6 91 £381 -4.68% 49
Yorkshire +39 89 £450 +36.36% 27
East of England +11 55 £450 +20.00% 20
North East +9 41 £350 +40.00% 5
West Midlands +5 27 £320 +16.36% 34
East Midlands -3 18 £325 -7.14% 10
Midlands +1 2 £400 +9.58%
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2296 (97.95%) Java
2 1483 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 988 (42.15%) TDD
4 976 (41.64%) Hibernate
5 771 (32.89%) JavaScript
6 699 (29.82%) Scrum
7 686 (29.27%) HTML
8 648 (27.65%) Web Services
9 576 (24.57%) Maven
10 528 (22.53%) CSS
11 523 (22.31%) SQL
12 502 (21.42%) J2EE
13 501 (21.37%) Oracle
14 495 (21.12%) REST
15 489 (20.86%) MVC
16 486 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
17 451 (19.24%) BDD
17 451 (19.24%) JUnit
18 446 (19.03%) Git (software)
19 435 (18.56%) Jenkins
20 418 (17.83%) Tomcat
21 394 (16.81%) XML
22 393 (16.77%) RESTful
23 382 (16.30%) Linux
24 362 (15.44%) Finance
25 357 (15.23%) AngularJS
26 351 (14.97%) OO
27 345 (14.72%) NoSQL
28 313 (13.35%) Spring MVC
29 300 (12.80%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 418 (17.83%) Tomcat
2 250 (10.67%) Apache
3 242 (10.32%) JBoss
4 187 (7.98%) Node.js
5 128 (5.46%) WebLogic
6 124 (5.29%) Jetty
7 100 (4.27%) WebSphere
8 78 (3.33%) Confluence
9 68 (2.90%) Oracle Coherence
10 59 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
11 56 (2.39%) Apache Solr
12 51 (2.18%) CMS
13 35 (1.49%) Mule
14 34 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 24 (1.02%) Alfresco
16 23 (0.98%) GlassFish
17 22 (0.94%) Apache Spark
18 19 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 17 (0.73%) Mule ESB
19 17 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 14 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 13 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.085%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.043%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.17%) Kondor
6 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.13%) Magento
7 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.085%) Line 500
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.085%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.085%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.043%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.043%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.043%) Endur
8 1 (0.043%) Global One
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.043%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.043%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 179 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.62%) GitHub
3 23 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
6 14 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.60%) SaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
8 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.30%) PaaS
10 5 (0.21%) SoftLayer
10 5 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
11 4 (0.17%) Heroku
12 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.085%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.085%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.043%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 143 (6.10%) HTTP
2 74 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 64 (2.73%) Internet
4 18 (0.77%) LDAP
4 18 (0.77%) SSL
5 16 (0.68%) SNMP
6 11 (0.47%) VPN
7 10 (0.43%) Firewall
8 9 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.38%) Intranet
9 8 (0.34%) DNS
9 8 (0.34%) DVB
9 8 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (0.30%) BGP
11 5 (0.21%) Multicast
11 5 (0.21%) Wireless
12 3 (0.13%) AMQP
12 3 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.085%) ASN.1
13 2 (0.085%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (14.72%) NoSQL
2 265 (11.31%) MongoDB
3 229 (9.77%) MySQL
4 203 (8.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 186 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 182 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
7 116 (4.95%) SQL Server
8 105 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 94 (4.01%) Oracle Database
10 69 (2.94%) Big Data
11 53 (2.26%) HBase
12 47 (2.01%) RDBMS
13 41 (1.75%) DB2
14 39 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 38 (1.62%) Apache Hive
15 38 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (1.37%) Hazelcast
17 31 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
18 22 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 576 (24.57%) Maven
2 451 (19.24%) JUnit
3 446 (19.03%) Git (software)
4 435 (18.56%) Jenkins
5 251 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 239 (10.20%) JIRA
6 239 (10.20%) Mockito
7 228 (9.73%) Subversion
8 183 (7.81%) Gradle
9 180 (7.68%) Eclipse
10 129 (5.50%) Selenium
11 96 (4.10%) Ant
12 68 (2.90%) IntelliJ
13 66 (2.82%) JMeter
14 62 (2.65%) Hudson
15 58 (2.47%) TeamCity
16 57 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 39 (1.66%) Jasmine
18 34 (1.45%) Spock
19 30 (1.28%) Artifactory
General
1 362 (15.44%) Finance
2 250 (10.67%) Banking
3 112 (4.78%) Investment Banking
4 99 (4.22%) Retail
5 86 (3.67%) Front Office
6 56 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.92%) Games
8 32 (1.37%) Publishing
9 30 (1.28%) Marketing
10 27 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 22 (0.94%) Electronics
12 15 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.51%) Legal
14 11 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.47%) Back Office
15 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.26%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.13%) Automotive
17 3 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1996 (85.15%) Developer
2 1712 (73.04%) Java Developer
3 344 (14.68%) Senior Developer
4 316 (13.48%) Agile Developer
5 303 (12.93%) Agile Java Developer
5 303 (12.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 169 (7.21%) Architect
7 112 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 102 (4.35%) Java Architect
9 79 (3.37%) J2EE Developer
10 78 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 71 (3.03%) Angular Developer
12 67 (2.86%) Senior Agile Developer
13 64 (2.73%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 59 (2.52%) Software Engineer
15 58 (2.47%) Scala Developer
15 58 (2.47%) Web Developer
16 56 (2.39%) Lead Developer
17 55 (2.35%) Java Engineer
18 50 (2.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 976 (41.64%) Hibernate
2 686 (29.27%) HTML
3 648 (27.65%) Web Services
4 528 (22.53%) CSS
5 502 (21.42%) J2EE
6 495 (21.12%) REST
7 394 (16.81%) XML
8 393 (16.77%) RESTful
9 357 (15.23%) AngularJS
10 313 (13.35%) Spring MVC
11 300 (12.80%) SOAP
12 283 (12.07%) JSON
13 279 (11.90%) jQuery
14 267 (11.39%) HTML5
15 237 (10.11%) JMS
16 199 (8.49%) Java EE
17 195 (8.32%) JPA
18 175 (7.47%) JSP
19 163 (6.95%) Apache Camel
20 157 (6.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 94 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 55 (2.35%) Derivative
4 52 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 51 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.75%) User Experience
7 35 (1.49%) Equities
8 32 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 31 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.28%) STB
11 29 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 21 (0.90%) Grid Computing
12 21 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.85%) Market Risk
14 19 (0.81%) Online Games
15 18 (0.77%) Cryptography
15 18 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
16 17 (0.73%) iPad
16 17 (0.73%) Management Information System
17 14 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 382 (16.30%) Linux
2 262 (11.18%) Unix
3 69 (2.94%) Windows
4 43 (1.83%) CentOS
5 29 (1.24%) Ubuntu
6 23 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.68%) Solaris
8 13 (0.55%) Android
9 12 (0.51%) AIX
10 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.30%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.085%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.085%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.043%) SUSE
15 1 (0.043%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1483 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 988 (42.15%) TDD
3 699 (29.82%) Scrum
4 489 (20.86%) MVC
5 486 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
6 451 (19.24%) BDD
7 351 (14.97%) OO
8 297 (12.67%) Pair Programming
9 273 (11.65%) Multithreading
10 259 (11.05%) Unit Testing
11 236 (10.07%) Kanban
12 219 (9.34%) E-Commerce
13 211 (9.00%) Software Engineering
14 194 (8.28%) Open Source
15 177 (7.55%) SDLC
16 164 (7.00%) Microservices
17 154 (6.57%) Mentoring
18 149 (6.36%) SOA
19 147 (6.27%) DevOps
20 144 (6.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2296 (97.95%) Java
2 771 (32.89%) JavaScript
3 523 (22.31%) SQL
4 185 (7.89%) Scala
5 172 (7.34%) Python
6 165 (7.04%) Groovy
7 124 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 110 (4.69%) Ruby
9 76 (3.24%) PHP
10 62 (2.65%) C#
11 54 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 52 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 50 (2.13%) Perl
14 43 (1.83%) C++
15 23 (0.98%) C
16 20 (0.85%) XPath
17 19 (0.81%) Clojure
18 14 (0.60%) AWK
18 14 (0.60%) sed
19 13 (0.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 186 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 118 (5.03%) Degree
3 107 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (0.81%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.21%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.21%) PMP
7 5 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.17%) ISEB
8 4 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.17%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.13%) OCA
9 3 (0.13%) OCP
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.085%) OCAJ
10 2 (0.085%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.58%) QA
2 13 (0.55%) SLA
3 10 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.085%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.043%) MiFID
7 1 (0.043%) SDET
System Software
1 114 (4.86%) Docker
2 15 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.38%) HDFS
4 7 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.30%) vSphere
5 6 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.17%) vCloud
8 2 (0.085%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.043%) LXC
9 1 (0.043%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 44 (1.88%) Puppet
2 35 (1.49%) Graphite
3 30 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.68%) Oozie
5 10 (0.43%) Nagios
6 9 (0.38%) Ansible
6 9 (0.38%) logstash
7 8 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 8 (0.34%) MOM
8 7 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.26%) Kibana
9 6 (0.26%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.26%) Salt
10 4 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.13%) Control-M
11 3 (0.13%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.085%) Cacti
12 2 (0.085%) Mesos
12 2 (0.085%) yum
Vendors
1 501 (21.37%) Oracle
2 70 (2.99%) IBM
3 69 (2.94%) hybris
4 63 (2.69%) Sybase
5 43 (1.83%) Google
6 36 (1.54%) Adobe
7 35 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.28%) SOASTA, Inc
9 29 (1.24%) TIBCO
10 26 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.11%) Microsoft
11 25 (1.07%) Perforce
12 22 (0.94%) VMware
13 21 (0.90%) DataSynapse
14 17 (0.73%) MuleSoft
15 13 (0.55%) ATG
15 13 (0.55%) SAP
16 12 (0.51%) Fidessa
17 10 (0.43%) Twitter
18 9 (0.38%) Splunk
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