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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 113 93 105
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing Spring 886 1020 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.80% 2.13% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.59% 7.67% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 710 588
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Average hourly rate £51.00 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.66% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.80 £45.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -12 486 £463 +2.77% 240
South East -65 102 £400 - 68
North West +7 69 £400 - 48
South West -22 50 £375 +7.14% 42
Yorkshire -39 41 £400 +23.07% 27
East of England +9 38 £375 +4.16% 29
East Midlands +11 35 £375 -7.97% 5
North East +3 29 £395 +12.85% 6
West Midlands -7 25 £325 -1.51% 15
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1851 (98.35%) Java
2 980 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
3 844 (44.85%) Hibernate
4 637 (33.85%) TDD
5 631 (33.53%) Web Services
6 630 (33.48%) J2EE
7 621 (33.00%) JavaScript
8 551 (29.28%) HTML
9 533 (28.32%) SQL
10 499 (26.51%) Maven
11 491 (26.09%) Oracle
12 471 (25.03%) MVC
13 461 (24.50%) XML
14 435 (23.11%) JUnit
15 415 (22.05%) CSS
16 399 (21.20%) Scrum
17 384 (20.40%) Spring MVC
18 360 (19.13%) Linux
19 348 (18.49%) REST
20 346 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
21 319 (16.95%) Finance
22 317 (16.84%) RESTful
23 316 (16.79%) Tomcat
24 303 (16.10%) BDD
25 293 (15.57%) Git (software)
26 283 (15.04%) jQuery
27 276 (14.67%) SOAP
28 269 (14.29%) JSP
29 247 (13.12%) OO
30 231 (12.27%) JSON

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 316 (16.79%) Tomcat
2 194 (10.31%) JBoss
3 189 (10.04%) WebLogic
4 159 (8.45%) Apache
5 150 (7.97%) WebSphere
6 63 (3.35%) Mule
7 62 (3.29%) Node.js
8 56 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
9 43 (2.28%) Apache Solr
10 41 (2.18%) Confluence
10 41 (2.18%) CMS
11 39 (2.07%) Jetty
12 37 (1.97%) Mule ESB
13 28 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
13 28 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 27 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 20 (1.06%) Liferay
16 19 (1.01%) GlassFish
17 18 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
18 14 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (0.48%) MS Excel
1 9 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.21%) MS Project
2 4 (0.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.11%) HipChat
3 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.21%) Magento
5 4 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.16%) Summit
7 1 (0.053%) Tridion
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.053%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (1.28%) GitHub
4 22 (1.17%) Amazon S3
5 20 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (0.64%) SaaS
8 8 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.32%) PaaS
9 6 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.21%) IaaS
12 3 (0.16%) Google Checkout
13 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.053%) Yammer
13 1 (0.053%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.053%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.94%) HTTP
2 62 (3.29%) Internet
3 17 (0.90%) LDAP
4 12 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.64%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (0.32%) Intranet
6 6 (0.32%) SNMP
7 5 (0.27%) DNS
7 5 (0.27%) VPN
7 5 (0.27%) AMQP
8 4 (0.21%) Firewall
9 2 (0.11%) NFC
9 2 (0.11%) Network Security
9 2 (0.11%) Extranet
9 2 (0.11%) FTP
9 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.11%) SSL
10 1 (0.053%) SMS
10 1 (0.053%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (10.47%) Relational Database
2 150 (7.97%) MongoDB
3 141 (7.49%) MySQL
4 140 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 128 (6.80%) Oracle Database
6 109 (5.79%) SQL Server
7 75 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (3.67%) RDBMS
9 56 (2.98%) Hadoop
10 54 (2.87%) DB2
11 51 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 45 (2.39%) Big Data
13 37 (1.97%) Couchbase
14 23 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.96%) Redis
17 13 (0.69%) Hazelcast
18 12 (0.64%) CouchDB
18 12 (0.64%) MariaDB
19 11 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 499 (26.51%) Maven
2 435 (23.11%) JUnit
3 293 (15.57%) Git (software)
4 228 (12.11%) Jenkins
5 206 (10.95%) Subversion
6 175 (9.30%) Ant
7 166 (8.82%) Eclipse
8 158 (8.40%) Selenium
9 146 (7.76%) Cucumber
10 130 (6.91%) JIRA
11 115 (6.11%) Mockito
12 46 (2.44%) Gradle
13 41 (2.18%) Hudson
14 34 (1.81%) Jasmine
14 34 (1.81%) Spock
15 31 (1.65%) IntelliJ
16 23 (1.22%) ClearCase
17 21 (1.12%) ClearQuest
17 21 (1.12%) Gerrit
18 20 (1.06%) jMock
General
1 319 (16.95%) Finance
2 190 (10.10%) Banking
3 69 (3.67%) Investment Banking
3 69 (3.67%) Retail
4 43 (2.28%) Front Office
5 37 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 37 (1.97%) Marketing
6 32 (1.70%) Publishing
7 24 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.12%) Games
9 18 (0.96%) Electronics
10 17 (0.90%) Advertising
11 13 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.53%) Back Office
13 7 (0.37%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Automotive
15 3 (0.16%) French Language
16 2 (0.11%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1568 (83.32%) Developer
2 1288 (68.44%) Java Developer
3 216 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 199 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 132 (7.01%) Architect
6 102 (5.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 65 (3.45%) Hybris Developer
8 53 (2.82%) Software Engineer
9 52 (2.76%) J2EE Developer
10 50 (2.66%) Scala Developer
11 48 (2.55%) Technical Architect
11 48 (2.55%) Java Architect
12 44 (2.34%) Agile Java Developer
13 36 (1.91%) Lead Developer
13 36 (1.91%) Web Developer
14 30 (1.59%) Java Software Engineer
15 29 (1.54%) UI Developer
16 27 (1.43%) UI Programmer
17 22 (1.17%) Lead Java Developer
17 22 (1.17%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (44.85%) Hibernate
2 631 (33.53%) Web Services
3 630 (33.48%) J2EE
4 551 (29.28%) HTML
5 461 (24.50%) XML
6 415 (22.05%) CSS
7 384 (20.40%) Spring MVC
8 348 (18.49%) REST
9 317 (16.84%) RESTful
10 283 (15.04%) jQuery
11 276 (14.67%) SOAP
12 269 (14.29%) JSP
13 231 (12.27%) JSON
14 224 (11.90%) Struts
15 196 (10.41%) JPA
16 190 (10.10%) JMS
17 183 (9.72%) Ajax
18 174 (9.25%) Java EE
19 171 (9.09%) HTML5
20 160 (8.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.34%) Open Source
2 85 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (2.92%) Derivative
6 35 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.75%) User Experience
8 32 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 26 (1.38%) Equities
11 25 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
12 23 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.22%) Market Risk
13 19 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 19 (1.01%) DTV
14 17 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
15 16 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.80%) W3C
16 15 (0.80%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 360 (19.13%) Linux
2 185 (9.83%) UNIX
3 33 (1.75%) Windows
4 24 (1.28%) CentOS
5 19 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 19 (1.01%) Android
6 14 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.32%) Solaris
10 3 (0.16%) Fedora
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
11 2 (0.11%) HPUX
12 1 (0.053%) VMS
12 1 (0.053%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.053%) zOS
12 1 (0.053%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (33.85%) TDD
3 471 (25.03%) MVC
4 399 (21.20%) Scrum
5 346 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
6 303 (16.10%) BDD
7 247 (13.12%) OO
8 229 (12.17%) E-Commerce
9 211 (11.21%) SOA
10 158 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 152 (8.08%) Multithreading
12 127 (6.75%) Unit Testing
13 120 (6.38%) Web Development
14 116 (6.16%) Kanban
15 101 (5.37%) UML
16 88 (4.68%) Pair Programming
17 74 (3.93%) DevOps
18 55 (2.92%) Configuration Management
19 53 (2.82%) OOD
20 52 (2.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1851 (98.35%) Java
2 621 (33.00%) JavaScript
3 533 (28.32%) SQL
4 174 (9.25%) PL/SQL
5 163 (8.66%) Scala
6 94 (4.99%) Python
7 84 (4.46%) Groovy
8 71 (3.77%) Ruby
9 51 (2.71%) C#
10 39 (2.07%) XPath
10 39 (2.07%) PHP
11 36 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.49%) Perl
13 26 (1.38%) C++
13 26 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.28%) XQuery
15 11 (0.58%) SPARQL
16 9 (0.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 9 (0.48%) Clojure
17 6 (0.32%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 125 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 116 (6.16%) Degree
3 85 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.33%) Sun Certification
5 18 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.74%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.21%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.21%) ISEB
9 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.11%) HND
10 1 (0.053%) CISSP
10 1 (0.053%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.053%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (0.32%) WCAG
2 6 (0.32%) SLA
3 4 (0.21%) EMIR
3 4 (0.21%) WAI
3 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.053%) Basel III
System Software
1 32 (1.70%) Docker
2 10 (0.53%) Squid
3 7 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.37%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.32%) vCloud
5 5 (0.27%) Firmware
5 5 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.21%) Varnish
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) HDFS
8 1 (0.053%) GridGain
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.053%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (2.87%) Puppet
2 35 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.85%) Ansible
4 15 (0.80%) Kibana
5 14 (0.74%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.48%) Salt
6 9 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (0.43%) logstash
7 8 (0.43%) Rundeck
7 8 (0.43%) TeamSite
8 6 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.27%) StatsD
10 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.16%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.16%) yum
12 2 (0.11%) Mesos
12 2 (0.11%) OpenView
12 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 491 (26.09%) Oracle
2 119 (6.32%) hybris
3 68 (3.61%) IBM
4 62 (3.29%) Sybase
5 44 (2.34%) TIBCO
6 34 (1.81%) Red Hat
7 32 (1.70%) Adobe
8 31 (1.65%) Google
9 29 (1.54%) SAP
10 20 (1.06%) Endeca
11 17 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 14 (0.74%) ATG
12 14 (0.74%) Sun
13 12 (0.64%) Twitter
13 12 (0.64%) HP
14 10 (0.53%) VMware
14 10 (0.53%) Microsoft
15 9 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.43%) Apigee
16 8 (0.43%) FatWire
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