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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 94 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 998 1019 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.10% 2.23% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 8.18% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 682 562
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
12904 12450 11108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.22% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8595 7881 7098
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 245 287
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -19 504 £475 - 199
South East -1 145 £325 -13.33% 96
North West +11 116 £388 +6.52% 39
South West -1 89 £400 +23.07% 52
East of England +30 58 £400 +6.66% 34
Yorkshire -15 34 £340 +6.00% 23
East Midlands +3 19 £340 -2.85% 6
West Midlands -19 17 £338 +18.42% 8
North East -1 8 £300 +20.00% 6
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1994 (98.71%) Java
2 1051 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
3 934 (46.24%) Hibernate
4 682 (33.76%) HTML
4 682 (33.76%) Web Services
5 678 (33.56%) TDD
6 669 (33.12%) JavaScript
7 631 (31.24%) J2EE
8 586 (29.01%) XML
9 581 (28.76%) SQL
10 561 (27.77%) MVC
11 554 (27.43%) Oracle
12 547 (27.08%) Maven
13 530 (26.24%) CSS
14 474 (23.47%) Scrum
15 457 (22.62%) Spring MVC
16 452 (22.38%) JUnit
17 399 (19.75%) Linux
18 380 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
19 369 (18.27%) Tomcat
20 365 (18.07%) REST
21 344 (17.03%) Finance
22 326 (16.14%) jQuery
23 325 (16.09%) SOAP
24 323 (15.99%) BDD
25 320 (15.84%) RESTful
26 301 (14.90%) JSP
27 285 (14.11%) Git (software)
28 265 (13.12%) JSON
29 258 (12.77%) OO

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 369 (18.27%) Tomcat
2 220 (10.89%) Apache
3 185 (9.16%) JBoss
4 169 (8.37%) WebLogic
5 117 (5.79%) WebSphere
6 66 (3.27%) CMS
7 52 (2.57%) Mule
7 52 (2.57%) Node.js
8 48 (2.38%) Apache Solr
9 46 (2.28%) Adobe CQ
10 45 (2.23%) Confluence
11 42 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (1.24%) Jetty
13 25 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
14 24 (1.19%) Alfresco
14 24 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
15 23 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
16 21 (1.04%) Liferay
17 19 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) MS Project
4 3 (0.15%) MS Office
5 2 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
4 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.15%) Summit
8 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.050%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.050%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (1.34%) Amazon S3
4 15 (0.74%) GitHub
5 13 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.59%) SaaS
7 11 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.30%) PaaS
9 6 (0.30%) ElastiCache
9 6 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.099%) IaaS
10 2 (0.099%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 120 (5.94%) HTTP
2 53 (2.62%) LDAP
3 50 (2.48%) Internet
4 12 (0.59%) SNMP
5 9 (0.45%) Intranet
5 9 (0.45%) AMQP
6 8 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.20%) VPN
9 3 (0.15%) FTP
9 3 (0.15%) Extranet
9 3 (0.15%) DVB
9 3 (0.15%) DAB
9 3 (0.15%) Firewall
10 2 (0.099%) SSH
10 2 (0.099%) NFC
10 2 (0.099%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.099%) IPv4
10 2 (0.099%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (11.73%) Relational Database
2 197 (9.75%) MySQL
3 128 (6.34%) NoSQL
4 126 (6.24%) Oracle Database
5 114 (5.64%) MongoDB
6 108 (5.35%) SQL Server
7 88 (4.36%) RDBMS
8 64 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 54 (2.67%) DB2
11 52 (2.57%) Big Data
12 46 (2.28%) MariaDB
13 34 (1.68%) Couchbase
14 32 (1.58%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.09%) Hazelcast
17 19 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
18 17 (0.84%) Neo4j
19 14 (0.69%) Apache Hive
20 13 (0.64%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 547 (27.08%) Maven
2 452 (22.38%) JUnit
3 285 (14.11%) Git (software)
4 246 (12.18%) Jenkins
5 230 (11.39%) Subversion
6 208 (10.30%) Eclipse
7 197 (9.75%) Selenium
8 187 (9.26%) Ant
9 159 (7.87%) JIRA
10 152 (7.52%) Mockito
11 147 (7.28%) Cucumber
12 44 (2.18%) IntelliJ
13 42 (2.08%) Hudson
14 40 (1.98%) Jasmine
15 33 (1.63%) TeamCity
16 28 (1.39%) jMock
17 27 (1.34%) Gradle
18 25 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (1.24%) ClearCase
19 21 (1.04%) Redmine
General
1 344 (17.03%) Finance
2 212 (10.50%) Banking
3 88 (4.36%) Investment Banking
4 81 (4.01%) Front Office
5 55 (2.72%) Marketing
6 47 (2.33%) Retail
7 44 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.13%) Publishing
9 35 (1.73%) Games
9 35 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.14%) Advertising
11 21 (1.04%) Electronics
12 18 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.64%) Back Office
14 5 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.25%) Legal
15 4 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.20%) French Language
15 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1674 (82.87%) Developer
2 1392 (68.91%) Java Developer
3 207 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 181 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 125 (6.19%) Architect
6 103 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 66 (3.27%) Hybris Developer
8 56 (2.77%) Web Developer
9 53 (2.62%) Software Engineer
10 48 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
11 45 (2.23%) Lead Developer
12 43 (2.13%) Scala Developer
13 42 (2.08%) Technical Architect
14 37 (1.83%) Analyst
14 37 (1.83%) Java Architect
15 35 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
16 34 (1.68%) Agile Java Developer
17 32 (1.58%) Java Web Developer
18 31 (1.53%) Programmer
19 28 (1.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (46.24%) Hibernate
2 682 (33.76%) HTML
2 682 (33.76%) Web Services
3 631 (31.24%) J2EE
4 586 (29.01%) XML
5 530 (26.24%) CSS
6 457 (22.62%) Spring MVC
7 365 (18.07%) REST
8 326 (16.14%) jQuery
9 325 (16.09%) SOAP
10 320 (15.84%) RESTful
11 301 (14.90%) JSP
12 265 (13.12%) JSON
13 232 (11.49%) JMS
14 226 (11.19%) JPA
15 218 (10.79%) Java EE
16 212 (10.50%) Struts
16 212 (10.50%) HTML5
17 209 (10.35%) Ajax
18 150 (7.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 140 (6.93%) Open Source
2 96 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 93 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 75 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (2.77%) Derivative
6 45 (2.23%) User Experience
7 44 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (1.78%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 29 (1.44%) Fixed Income
12 26 (1.29%) Equities
13 24 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.04%) DTV
15 19 (0.94%) Management Information System
15 19 (0.94%) Visualisation
16 17 (0.84%) iPad
17 15 (0.74%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
18 14 (0.69%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 399 (19.75%) Linux
2 243 (12.03%) UNIX
3 50 (2.48%) Mac OS X
4 41 (2.03%) Windows
5 21 (1.04%) Android
6 17 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.79%) CentOS
8 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.25%) Solaris
9 5 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.20%) VMS
11 2 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.099%) Debian
11 2 (0.099%) Fedora
11 2 (0.099%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.050%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.050%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.050%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1051 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (33.56%) TDD
3 561 (27.77%) MVC
4 474 (23.47%) Scrum
5 380 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
6 323 (15.99%) BDD
7 258 (12.77%) OO
8 228 (11.29%) SOA
9 202 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 166 (8.22%) Web Development
11 159 (7.87%) Unit Testing
12 144 (7.13%) Multithreading
13 143 (7.08%) Software Engineering
14 118 (5.84%) Kanban
15 97 (4.80%) DevOps
16 75 (3.71%) UML
17 71 (3.51%) Pair Programming
18 68 (3.37%) Mentoring
19 66 (3.27%) Configuration Management
20 64 (3.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1994 (98.71%) Java
2 669 (33.12%) JavaScript
3 581 (28.76%) SQL
4 197 (9.75%) PL/SQL
5 148 (7.33%) Scala
6 91 (4.50%) Python
7 88 (4.36%) C#
7 88 (4.36%) Ruby
8 78 (3.86%) Groovy
9 51 (2.52%) PHP
10 46 (2.28%) C++
11 40 (1.98%) XPath
12 39 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 36 (1.78%) Perl
14 29 (1.44%) XQuery
15 25 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 10 (0.50%) SPARQL
18 9 (0.45%) Clojure
18 9 (0.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 129 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 123 (6.09%) Degree
3 80 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.29%) Sun Certification
5 22 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.04%) VCP4
7 9 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.45%) OCPJP
8 8 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.25%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) ISEB
11 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.050%) HND
12 1 (0.050%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.96%) QA
2 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
2 6 (0.30%) WCAG
3 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.099%) SLA
4 2 (0.099%) HL7
4 2 (0.099%) EMIR
5 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.050%) Basel III
System Software
1 26 (1.29%) Docker
2 14 (0.69%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.25%) Firmware
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.20%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.099%) vCloud
6 2 (0.099%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 70 (3.47%) Puppet
2 32 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.14%) Vagrant
4 20 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
5 16 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 16 (0.79%) Ansible
6 9 (0.45%) Kibana
7 8 (0.40%) Oozie
8 7 (0.35%) logstash
9 5 (0.25%) StatsD
9 5 (0.25%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.20%) Salt
11 3 (0.15%) Graphite
11 3 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.15%) yum
11 3 (0.15%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.15%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.099%) OpenView
12 2 (0.099%) Control-M
12 2 (0.099%) Nagios
Vendors
1 554 (27.43%) Oracle
2 108 (5.35%) hybris
3 79 (3.91%) TIBCO
4 74 (3.66%) Sybase
5 58 (2.87%) Adobe
6 45 (2.23%) IBM
7 39 (1.93%) SAP
8 38 (1.88%) Google
9 37 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.14%) Microsoft
11 19 (0.94%) Informatica
12 15 (0.74%) Canoo
13 14 (0.69%) ATG
14 13 (0.64%) Endeca
15 11 (0.54%) VMware
15 11 (0.54%) Twitter
16 10 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.50%) HP
17 9 (0.45%) Murex
17 9 (0.45%) JD Edwards
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