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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 101 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Spring 1030 1041 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.00% 2.11% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 7.50% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 749 740
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +53.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 578 £463 +2.77% 210
South East -25 139 £400 +6.66% 67
South West -1 72 £375 +7.14% 34
North West +12 68 £425 +19.29% 50
Yorkshire -7 49 £355 +9.23% 30
East of England +4 48 £375 -1.96% 28
North East -20 33 £450 +38.46% 5
West Midlands +7 25 £383 +14.17% 15
East Midlands -7 10 £413 +20.43% 12
Midlands -6 1 - - 2
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1935 (97.73%) Java
2 1101 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
3 857 (43.28%) Hibernate
4 741 (37.42%) TDD
5 662 (33.43%) JavaScript
6 640 (32.32%) Web Services
7 620 (31.31%) J2EE
8 546 (27.58%) HTML
9 525 (26.52%) SQL
10 502 (25.35%) MVC
11 485 (24.49%) Maven
11 485 (24.49%) Oracle
12 473 (23.89%) Scrum
13 429 (21.67%) JUnit
14 412 (20.81%) CSS
15 405 (20.45%) REST
16 398 (20.10%) Spring MVC
17 394 (19.90%) XML
18 393 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
19 386 (19.49%) Linux
20 349 (17.63%) Git (software)
20 349 (17.63%) BDD
21 347 (17.53%) Finance
22 340 (17.17%) Tomcat
23 338 (17.07%) RESTful
24 297 (15.00%) Jenkins
25 287 (14.49%) jQuery
26 266 (13.43%) SOAP
27 265 (13.38%) OO
27 265 (13.38%) E-Commerce

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 340 (17.17%) Tomcat
2 250 (12.63%) JBoss
3 213 (10.76%) Apache
4 180 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 149 (7.53%) WebSphere
6 93 (4.70%) Confluence
7 72 (3.64%) Node.js
8 71 (3.59%) Mule
9 62 (3.13%) Jetty
10 60 (3.03%) Apache Solr
11 49 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
12 42 (2.12%) Mule ESB
13 37 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
14 35 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
15 31 (1.57%) CMS
16 28 (1.41%) GlassFish
16 28 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 23 (1.16%) Liferay
18 21 (1.06%) Apache Spark
19 20 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.15%) HipChat
4 2 (0.10%) MS Office
4 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.15%) Magento
6 3 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.051%) Tridion
7 1 (0.051%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.051%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 172 (8.69%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.97%) GitHub
3 20 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 20 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.51%) SaaS
7 9 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.40%) PaaS
9 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.25%) Google Checkout
11 4 (0.20%) IaaS
11 4 (0.20%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 108 (5.45%) HTTP
2 70 (3.54%) Internet
3 27 (1.36%) LDAP
4 22 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 11 (0.56%) SSL
5 11 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
6 10 (0.51%) DNS
6 10 (0.51%) Intranet
7 8 (0.40%) SNMP
8 7 (0.35%) VPN
8 7 (0.35%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.35%) DAB
8 7 (0.35%) AMQP
9 5 (0.25%) Wireless
10 3 (0.15%) Firewall
11 2 (0.10%) Skype
11 2 (0.10%) Network Security
11 2 (0.10%) FTP
11 2 (0.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (11.16%) MongoDB
2 192 (9.70%) NoSQL
2 192 (9.70%) Relational Database
3 187 (9.44%) MySQL
4 134 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 113 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 106 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
7 97 (4.90%) Hadoop
8 76 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 61 (3.08%) DB2
10 49 (2.47%) Big Data
11 47 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 44 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 34 (1.72%) Redis
14 33 (1.67%) HBase
15 31 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.71%) CouchDB
17 13 (0.66%) Apache Hive
18 12 (0.61%) Couchbase
18 12 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 485 (24.49%) Maven
2 429 (21.67%) JUnit
3 349 (17.63%) Git (software)
4 297 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 195 (9.85%) Subversion
6 179 (9.04%) Cucumber
7 177 (8.94%) JIRA
8 140 (7.07%) Mockito
9 136 (6.87%) Selenium
10 135 (6.82%) Eclipse
11 133 (6.72%) Ant
12 64 (3.23%) Gradle
13 59 (2.98%) Hudson
14 56 (2.83%) IntelliJ
15 41 (2.07%) Spock
16 38 (1.92%) TeamCity
17 33 (1.67%) Jasmine
18 31 (1.57%) JMeter
19 26 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 25 (1.26%) Geb
General
1 347 (17.53%) Finance
2 206 (10.40%) Banking
3 96 (4.85%) Retail
4 64 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 36 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.77%) Front Office
7 31 (1.57%) Marketing
8 30 (1.52%) Publishing
9 23 (1.16%) Games
9 23 (1.16%) Back Office
10 18 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.76%) Electronics
12 11 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.56%) Advertising
12 11 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.40%) Legal
14 4 (0.20%) Automotive
15 3 (0.15%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1596 (80.61%) Developer
2 1288 (65.05%) Java Developer
3 216 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 194 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 147 (7.42%) Architect
6 98 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 80 (4.04%) Software Engineer
8 67 (3.38%) Hybris Developer
9 64 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
10 57 (2.88%) Java Architect
11 52 (2.63%) Technical Architect
12 49 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
13 45 (2.27%) J2EE Developer
14 44 (2.22%) Scala Developer
15 37 (1.87%) Web Developer
16 34 (1.72%) Lead Developer
16 34 (1.72%) UI Developer
17 33 (1.67%) Core Java Developer
18 32 (1.62%) UI Programmer
19 27 (1.36%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (43.28%) Hibernate
2 640 (32.32%) Web Services
3 620 (31.31%) J2EE
4 546 (27.58%) HTML
5 412 (20.81%) CSS
6 405 (20.45%) REST
7 398 (20.10%) Spring MVC
8 394 (19.90%) XML
9 338 (17.07%) RESTful
10 287 (14.49%) jQuery
11 266 (13.43%) SOAP
12 263 (13.28%) JSON
13 262 (13.23%) JSP
14 234 (11.82%) AngularJS
15 217 (10.96%) HTML5
16 196 (9.90%) JPA
17 194 (9.80%) JMS
18 190 (9.60%) Java EE
19 189 (9.55%) Struts
20 175 (8.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 97 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 46 (2.32%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.27%) User Experience
6 40 (2.02%) Market Risk
7 39 (1.97%) Derivative
8 32 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.26%) Equities
11 24 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
12 22 (1.11%) GIS
13 19 (0.96%) Cryptography
13 19 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.86%) Clustering
15 17 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.81%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.81%) DTV
17 15 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 386 (19.49%) Linux
2 210 (10.61%) UNIX
3 39 (1.97%) CentOS
4 38 (1.92%) Windows
5 32 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 26 (1.31%) Android
7 18 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.45%) Solaris
10 8 (0.40%) AIX
11 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.10%) zOS
13 1 (0.051%) Fedora
13 1 (0.051%) HPUX
13 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1101 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (37.42%) TDD
3 502 (25.35%) MVC
4 473 (23.89%) Scrum
5 393 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
6 349 (17.63%) BDD
7 265 (13.38%) OO
7 265 (13.38%) E-Commerce
8 225 (11.36%) SOA
9 201 (10.15%) Software Engineering
10 199 (10.05%) Open Source
11 196 (9.90%) Multithreading
12 184 (9.29%) SDLC
13 167 (8.43%) Pair Programming
14 147 (7.42%) Unit Testing
15 135 (6.82%) Kanban
16 122 (6.16%) UML
17 113 (5.71%) Web Development
18 96 (4.85%) Microservices
19 90 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1935 (97.73%) Java
2 662 (33.43%) JavaScript
3 525 (26.52%) SQL
4 198 (10.00%) Scala
5 135 (6.82%) Python
6 129 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 116 (5.86%) Groovy
8 99 (5.00%) Ruby
9 75 (3.79%) C#
10 52 (2.63%) C++
11 49 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 40 (2.02%) PHP
13 39 (1.97%) Bash Shell
14 33 (1.67%) XPath
15 31 (1.57%) Perl
16 12 (0.61%) XQuery
17 11 (0.56%) C
17 11 (0.56%) Clojure
18 8 (0.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 8 (0.40%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 104 (5.25%) SC Cleared
3 101 (5.10%) Degree
4 18 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.25%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.25%) ISEB
8 5 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.051%) CISSP
10 1 (0.051%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.051%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.54%) QA
2 9 (0.45%) SLA
3 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.20%) EMIR
4 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.20%) WAI
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.051%) Basel III
6 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (2.93%) Docker
2 16 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.81%) Squid
3 14 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.56%) GridGain
5 10 (0.51%) Varnish
6 8 (0.40%) vCloud
7 7 (0.35%) HDFS
8 6 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.15%) Firmware
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.051%) vSphere
11 1 (0.051%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 80 (4.04%) Puppet
2 53 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.16%) Ansible
4 19 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 17 (0.86%) logstash
6 12 (0.61%) Kibana
7 11 (0.56%) Salt
8 10 (0.51%) Apache Shiro
9 9 (0.45%) Rundeck
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
10 8 (0.40%) Graphite
10 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.35%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.25%) Nagios
13 4 (0.20%) yum
14 3 (0.15%) Control-M
14 3 (0.15%) Mesos
15 2 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 485 (24.49%) Oracle
2 126 (6.36%) hybris
3 71 (3.59%) IBM
4 53 (2.68%) Sybase
5 50 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 38 (1.92%) Adobe
7 36 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 35 (1.77%) Google
9 27 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.16%) SAP
11 18 (0.91%) VMware
11 18 (0.91%) Endeca
11 18 (0.91%) Splunk
12 16 (0.81%) Luciad
13 15 (0.76%) Sun
13 15 (0.76%) MuleSoft
14 13 (0.66%) Twitter
15 12 (0.61%) Microsoft
15 12 (0.61%) SOASTA, Inc
16 11 (0.56%) Informatica
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