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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 112 89 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Spring 939 1074 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.86% 2.14% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.86% 7.83% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 719 568
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 - £47.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -10 515 £450 - 218
South East -39 107 £359 -13.03% 61
North West -13 68 £388 +3.19% 43
South West -28 65 £394 +12.50% 27
East of England +26 46 £400 +6.66% 28
East Midlands +31 40 £375 -9.90% 7
Yorkshire -44 40 £400 +24.41% 21
West Midlands -8 30 £325 +4.83% 8
North East -2 14 £308 -12.14% 5
Midlands - 2 £375 -
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UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1826 (98.49%) Java
2 960 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
3 815 (43.96%) Hibernate
4 647 (34.90%) Web Services
5 617 (33.28%) JavaScript
5 617 (33.28%) TDD
6 609 (32.85%) J2EE
7 558 (30.10%) HTML
8 511 (27.56%) SQL
9 508 (27.40%) Maven
10 477 (25.73%) Oracle
11 475 (25.62%) MVC
12 468 (25.24%) XML
13 433 (23.35%) CSS
14 425 (22.92%) JUnit
15 402 (21.68%) Scrum
16 384 (20.71%) Spring MVC
17 356 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
18 347 (18.72%) REST
19 340 (18.34%) Linux
20 327 (17.64%) Tomcat
21 308 (16.61%) Finance
22 305 (16.45%) BDD
23 300 (16.18%) RESTful
24 289 (15.59%) SOAP
25 288 (15.53%) jQuery
26 284 (15.32%) Git (software)
27 268 (14.46%) JSP
28 240 (12.94%) OO
29 221 (11.92%) JSON

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 327 (17.64%) Tomcat
2 183 (9.87%) JBoss
3 181 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 166 (8.95%) Apache
5 135 (7.28%) WebSphere
6 56 (3.02%) Mule
7 54 (2.91%) Node.js
8 51 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (2.59%) CMS
10 46 (2.48%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 33 (1.78%) Jetty
13 28 (1.51%) Mule ESB
14 27 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 22 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
15 22 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
16 20 (1.08%) Confluence
17 17 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.86%) Liferay
19 15 (0.81%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.22%) MS Project
2 4 (0.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.22%) Magento
5 3 (0.16%) Summit
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.054%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.054%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 122 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 23 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
6 16 (0.86%) GitHub
7 12 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (0.59%) SaaS
8 11 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.32%) PaaS
11 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.11%) Google Checkout
12 2 (0.11%) IaaS
12 2 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.054%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.054%) Yammer
13 1 (0.054%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.23%) HTTP
2 63 (3.40%) Internet
3 17 (0.92%) LDAP
4 14 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (0.32%) SNMP
7 6 (0.32%) Intranet
7 6 (0.32%) AMQP
8 5 (0.27%) VPN
9 4 (0.22%) DNS
9 4 (0.22%) Firewall
10 3 (0.16%) DVB
11 2 (0.11%) FTP
11 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.11%) SSL
11 2 (0.11%) Extranet
11 2 (0.11%) SSH
11 2 (0.11%) NFC
11 2 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (9.49%) Relational Database
2 129 (6.96%) MySQL
2 129 (6.96%) Oracle Database
3 122 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 120 (6.47%) MongoDB
5 103 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 81 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (3.56%) RDBMS
8 55 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (2.64%) DB2
10 46 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 46 (2.48%) Big Data
11 35 (1.89%) Couchbase
12 24 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (0.81%) Redis
15 14 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.76%) Hazelcast
16 12 (0.65%) JasperReports
16 12 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 508 (27.40%) Maven
2 425 (22.92%) JUnit
3 284 (15.32%) Git (software)
4 218 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 212 (11.43%) Subversion
6 171 (9.22%) Ant
7 161 (8.68%) Eclipse
8 146 (7.87%) Selenium
9 135 (7.28%) Cucumber
10 128 (6.90%) Mockito
11 116 (6.26%) JIRA
12 41 (2.21%) Hudson
13 38 (2.05%) Gradle
14 34 (1.83%) Jasmine
15 26 (1.40%) TeamCity
16 25 (1.35%) Spock
16 25 (1.35%) IntelliJ
17 24 (1.29%) jMock
17 24 (1.29%) ClearCase
18 22 (1.19%) ClearQuest
General
1 308 (16.61%) Finance
2 191 (10.30%) Banking
3 71 (3.83%) Investment Banking
4 60 (3.24%) Front Office
5 59 (3.18%) Retail
6 43 (2.32%) Marketing
7 34 (1.83%) Publishing
8 31 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.67%) Games
9 23 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.13%) Advertising
11 16 (0.86%) Electronics
12 11 (0.59%) Back Office
13 8 (0.43%) Legal
14 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.22%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.16%) French Language
17 2 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1549 (83.55%) Developer
2 1272 (68.61%) Java Developer
3 207 (11.17%) Senior Developer
4 190 (10.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 112 (6.04%) Architect
6 96 (5.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 67 (3.61%) Hybris Developer
8 49 (2.64%) Scala Developer
9 48 (2.59%) J2EE Developer
10 47 (2.54%) Software Engineer
11 42 (2.27%) Web Developer
11 42 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
12 40 (2.16%) Technical Architect
13 38 (2.05%) Java Architect
14 31 (1.67%) Lead Developer
15 27 (1.46%) Analyst
16 26 (1.40%) UI Developer
17 25 (1.35%) Java Web Developer
18 24 (1.29%) UI Programmer
19 23 (1.24%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 815 (43.96%) Hibernate
2 647 (34.90%) Web Services
3 609 (32.85%) J2EE
4 558 (30.10%) HTML
5 468 (25.24%) XML
6 433 (23.35%) CSS
7 384 (20.71%) Spring MVC
8 347 (18.72%) REST
9 300 (16.18%) RESTful
10 289 (15.59%) SOAP
11 288 (15.53%) jQuery
12 268 (14.46%) JSP
13 221 (11.92%) JSON
14 212 (11.43%) Struts
15 193 (10.41%) JPA
16 185 (9.98%) JMS
17 180 (9.71%) Ajax
18 174 (9.39%) Java EE
19 172 (9.28%) HTML5
20 150 (8.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.61%) Open Source
2 86 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 85 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (2.86%) Derivative
5 50 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 30 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.56%) Equities
10 28 (1.51%) User Experience
11 24 (1.29%) N-Tier
12 22 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 21 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
14 20 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (0.86%) DTV
17 15 (0.81%) iPad
18 14 (0.76%) Management Information System
18 14 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 340 (18.34%) Linux
2 188 (10.14%) UNIX
3 33 (1.78%) Windows
4 20 (1.08%) Mac OS X
5 16 (0.86%) CentOS
6 13 (0.70%) Android
6 13 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.22%) VMS
10 3 (0.16%) Fedora
10 3 (0.16%) Solaris
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.054%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.054%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 617 (33.28%) TDD
3 475 (25.62%) MVC
4 402 (21.68%) Scrum
5 356 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
6 305 (16.45%) BDD
7 240 (12.94%) OO
8 217 (11.70%) E-Commerce
9 198 (10.68%) SOA
10 147 (7.93%) Software Engineering
11 143 (7.71%) Multithreading
12 125 (6.74%) Web Development
13 124 (6.69%) Unit Testing
14 117 (6.31%) Kanban
15 85 (4.58%) DevOps
16 83 (4.48%) Pair Programming
17 79 (4.26%) UML
18 52 (2.80%) Integration Testing
18 52 (2.80%) Low Latency
19 49 (2.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1826 (98.49%) Java
2 617 (33.28%) JavaScript
3 511 (27.56%) SQL
4 168 (9.06%) PL/SQL
5 143 (7.71%) Scala
6 79 (4.26%) Python
7 75 (4.05%) Groovy
8 59 (3.18%) C#
9 58 (3.13%) Ruby
10 39 (2.10%) PHP
11 35 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 34 (1.83%) XPath
13 32 (1.73%) C++
14 29 (1.56%) Perl
15 23 (1.24%) XQuery
16 20 (1.08%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.70%) SPARQL
18 8 (0.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 7 (0.38%) Clojure
19 7 (0.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 130 (7.01%) Degree
2 103 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.24%) Sun Certification
5 16 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.70%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.22%) ISEB
8 4 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) HND
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.054%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.054%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.054%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.07%) QA
2 6 (0.32%) SLA
2 6 (0.32%) WCAG
3 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.22%) WAI
3 4 (0.22%) EMIR
4 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.11%) HL7
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.054%) Basel III
System Software
1 29 (1.56%) Docker
2 12 (0.65%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.27%) Firmware
4 4 (0.22%) Squid
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.054%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (2.16%) Puppet
2 20 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.02%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.65%) Ansible
5 9 (0.49%) Kibana
6 8 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.43%) TeamSite
6 8 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.38%) logstash
8 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.27%) StatsD
8 5 (0.27%) Salt
9 3 (0.16%) yum
9 3 (0.16%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.16%) Oozie
9 3 (0.16%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.11%) Control-M
10 2 (0.11%) OpenView
10 2 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 477 (25.73%) Oracle
2 119 (6.42%) hybris
3 65 (3.51%) Sybase
4 60 (3.24%) IBM
5 54 (2.91%) TIBCO
6 42 (2.27%) Adobe
7 34 (1.83%) Google
8 31 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 28 (1.51%) SAP
10 20 (1.08%) Endeca
11 17 (0.92%) Microsoft
12 13 (0.70%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.70%) ATG
13 12 (0.65%) Sun
14 10 (0.54%) Twitter
15 9 (0.49%) Atomikos
15 9 (0.49%) HP
15 9 (0.49%) Informatica
15 9 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.43%) JD Edwards
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