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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 93 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 1151 1087 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.17% 2.15% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.56% 7.68% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 756 803
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 13
Average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
15232 14151 14218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.72% 27.99% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10519 9141 9319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 189 245
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +6 658 £475 +5.55% 173
South East -9 154 £419 +14.72% 35
East of England +4 85 £378 -4.58% 28
North West -19 72 £425 +21.42% 54
Yorkshire +1 60 £339 +4.23% 42
South West -34 50 £400 +11.49% 30
East Midlands +2 25 £425 +21.42% 5
West Midlands +7 22 £363 +16.00% 8
North East -36 20 £475 +65.21% 8
Midlands -4 2 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1985 (97.30%) Java
2 1163 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
3 849 (41.62%) Hibernate
4 767 (37.60%) TDD
5 668 (32.75%) JavaScript
6 633 (31.03%) J2EE
7 627 (30.74%) Web Services
8 558 (27.35%) HTML
9 507 (24.85%) SQL
10 498 (24.41%) MVC
11 488 (23.92%) Scrum
12 485 (23.77%) Maven
13 446 (21.86%) Oracle
14 434 (21.27%) JUnit
15 418 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
16 414 (20.29%) REST
17 407 (19.95%) CSS
18 391 (19.17%) Git (software)
19 385 (18.87%) Spring MVC
20 384 (18.82%) Linux
21 365 (17.89%) XML
22 353 (17.30%) BDD
23 344 (16.86%) Jenkins
23 344 (16.86%) Finance
24 333 (16.32%) RESTful
25 312 (15.29%) Tomcat
26 296 (14.51%) jQuery
27 282 (13.82%) OO
28 277 (13.58%) E-Commerce
29 269 (13.19%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 312 (15.29%) Tomcat
2 269 (13.19%) JBoss
3 197 (9.66%) Apache
4 151 (7.40%) WebLogic
5 145 (7.11%) WebSphere
6 113 (5.54%) Confluence
7 96 (4.71%) Node.js
8 79 (3.87%) Jetty
9 72 (3.53%) Apache Solr
10 62 (3.04%) Mule
11 55 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
12 39 (1.91%) Mule ESB
13 38 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
14 33 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
15 32 (1.57%) CMS
16 29 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
16 29 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 28 (1.37%) GlassFish
18 24 (1.18%) Apache Spark
19 23 (1.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.15%) MS Office
4 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.15%) HipChat
5 2 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.098%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.098%) Summit
4 2 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.098%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.098%) Magento
5 1 (0.049%) Tridion
5 1 (0.049%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.049%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.049%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 191 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.35%) GitHub
3 20 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (0.98%) Amazon S3
4 17 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.69%) SaaS
7 11 (0.54%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.49%) PaaS
9 9 (0.44%) SoftLayer
9 9 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
10 7 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (0.25%) Google Checkout
11 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.20%) IaaS
13 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.098%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.098%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.85%) HTTP
2 71 (3.48%) Internet
3 30 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.08%) LDAP
5 21 (1.03%) HTTPS
6 19 (0.93%) SSL
7 14 (0.69%) VPN
8 13 (0.64%) DNS
8 13 (0.64%) SNMP
9 10 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 10 (0.49%) Wireless
9 10 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (0.34%) DAB
11 6 (0.29%) Intranet
12 5 (0.25%) Firewall
13 4 (0.20%) AMQP
13 4 (0.20%) FTP
14 3 (0.15%) SMTP
14 3 (0.15%) BGP
14 3 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (12.45%) MongoDB
2 225 (11.03%) NoSQL
3 191 (9.36%) MySQL
4 190 (9.31%) Relational Database
5 158 (7.75%) SQL Server
6 135 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
7 114 (5.59%) Hadoop
8 101 (4.95%) Oracle Database
9 91 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 64 (3.14%) DB2
11 60 (2.94%) Big Data
12 51 (2.50%) HBase
13 44 (2.16%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 31 (1.52%) Redis
16 29 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (1.08%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
19 13 (0.64%) CouchDB
20 12 (0.59%) Riak
Development Applications
1 485 (23.77%) Maven
2 434 (21.27%) JUnit
3 391 (19.17%) Git (software)
4 344 (16.86%) Jenkins
5 203 (9.95%) JIRA
6 190 (9.31%) Subversion
7 189 (9.26%) Cucumber
8 159 (7.79%) Mockito
9 139 (6.81%) Eclipse
10 136 (6.67%) Selenium
11 128 (6.27%) Ant
12 89 (4.36%) Gradle
13 70 (3.43%) IntelliJ
14 66 (3.24%) Hudson
15 46 (2.25%) TeamCity
16 44 (2.16%) Spock
17 39 (1.91%) JMeter
18 37 (1.81%) Jasmine
19 36 (1.76%) SonarQube
20 34 (1.67%) Geb
General
1 344 (16.86%) Finance
2 220 (10.78%) Banking
3 111 (5.44%) Retail
4 71 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.96%) Front Office
7 36 (1.76%) Publishing
8 28 (1.37%) Marketing
9 26 (1.27%) Back Office
10 23 (1.13%) Games
11 20 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.69%) Electronics
14 13 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.49%) Advertising
16 10 (0.49%) Legal
17 6 (0.29%) Automotive
18 2 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.098%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1635 (80.15%) Developer
2 1299 (63.68%) Java Developer
3 234 (11.47%) Senior Developer
4 203 (9.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 194 (9.51%) Architect
6 92 (4.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 76 (3.73%) Java Architect
8 73 (3.58%) Software Engineer
9 65 (3.19%) Agile Java Developer
10 62 (3.04%) Hybris Developer
11 54 (2.65%) Web Developer
12 53 (2.60%) Technical Architect
13 49 (2.40%) Java Software Engineer
14 43 (2.11%) J2EE Developer
15 42 (2.06%) Lead Developer
16 37 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
16 37 (1.81%) Core Java Developer
17 33 (1.62%) UI Developer
18 32 (1.57%) Scala Developer
19 31 (1.52%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 849 (41.62%) Hibernate
2 633 (31.03%) J2EE
3 627 (30.74%) Web Services
4 558 (27.35%) HTML
5 414 (20.29%) REST
6 407 (19.95%) CSS
7 385 (18.87%) Spring MVC
8 365 (17.89%) XML
9 333 (16.32%) RESTful
10 296 (14.51%) jQuery
11 256 (12.55%) JSON
12 254 (12.45%) SOAP
13 252 (12.35%) JSP
14 242 (11.86%) AngularJS
15 236 (11.57%) HTML5
16 204 (10.00%) JMS
17 186 (9.12%) Java EE
18 178 (8.73%) Struts
19 176 (8.63%) JPA
20 171 (8.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 100 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 42 (2.06%) User Experience
5 41 (2.01%) Market Risk
6 39 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.81%) Derivative
8 31 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
11 23 (1.13%) Equities
11 23 (1.13%) Cryptography
12 21 (1.03%) GIS
12 21 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
14 18 (0.88%) Statistics
14 18 (0.88%) W3C
15 17 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.83%) Social Media
15 17 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 384 (18.82%) Linux
2 226 (11.08%) UNIX
3 51 (2.50%) CentOS
4 48 (2.35%) Windows
5 43 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 26 (1.27%) Android
7 18 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.54%) Solaris
9 10 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.44%) AIX
11 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.098%) zOS
13 1 (0.049%) Fedora
13 1 (0.049%) HPUX
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1163 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 767 (37.60%) TDD
3 498 (24.41%) MVC
4 488 (23.92%) Scrum
5 418 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
6 353 (17.30%) BDD
7 282 (13.82%) OO
8 277 (13.58%) E-Commerce
9 227 (11.13%) Multithreading
10 224 (10.98%) Open Source
11 221 (10.83%) SOA
12 192 (9.41%) Pair Programming
13 186 (9.12%) Software Engineering
14 176 (8.63%) Unit Testing
15 160 (7.84%) SDLC
16 146 (7.16%) Kanban
17 134 (6.57%) UML
18 126 (6.18%) Microservices
19 114 (5.59%) Web Development
20 107 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1985 (97.30%) Java
2 668 (32.75%) JavaScript
3 507 (24.85%) SQL
4 195 (9.56%) Scala
5 145 (7.11%) Python
6 138 (6.76%) Groovy
7 110 (5.39%) Ruby
8 104 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 96 (4.71%) C#
10 58 (2.84%) C++
11 51 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 51 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 39 (1.91%) XPath
13 38 (1.86%) PHP
14 35 (1.72%) Perl
15 16 (0.78%) C
16 13 (0.64%) XQuery
17 12 (0.59%) Clojure
18 11 (0.54%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 195 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 127 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 98 (4.80%) Degree
4 23 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.25%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.20%) ISEB
10 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.049%) HND
11 1 (0.049%) CISSP
11 1 (0.049%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.049%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.63%) QA
2 12 (0.59%) SLA
3 11 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.20%) WAI
6 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.049%) EMIR
8 1 (0.049%) CDISC
System Software
1 64 (3.14%) Docker
2 26 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.88%) Squid
4 13 (0.64%) GridGain
5 12 (0.59%) Varnish
5 12 (0.59%) vCloud
6 11 (0.54%) HDFS
7 10 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 8 (0.39%) vSphere
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 92 (4.51%) Puppet
2 60 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.32%) Ansible
4 26 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 22 (1.08%) logstash
6 15 (0.74%) Salt
6 15 (0.74%) Kibana
7 13 (0.64%) Rundeck
8 12 (0.59%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.49%) Nagios
10 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.44%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.44%) Graphite
11 8 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.34%) Apache Shiro
13 5 (0.25%) Oozie
14 3 (0.15%) Control-M
14 3 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 446 (21.86%) Oracle
2 128 (6.27%) hybris
3 62 (3.04%) Sybase
4 61 (2.99%) IBM
5 52 (2.55%) TIBCO
6 39 (1.91%) Adobe
7 37 (1.81%) Google
8 34 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 30 (1.47%) VMware
10 27 (1.32%) MuleSoft
11 24 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.13%) Splunk
13 19 (0.93%) Microsoft
14 18 (0.88%) SAP
15 16 (0.78%) Luciad
15 16 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
16 15 (0.74%) Perforce
17 13 (0.64%) Informatica
17 13 (0.64%) Endeca
17 13 (0.64%) Twitter
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