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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 81 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Spring 1122 1165 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.19% 2.42% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 8.24% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 804 820
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +27.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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
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 29 August 2014. 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 -14 653 £450 -10.00% 208
South East +1 145 £365 -3.31% 53
South West -1 85 £364 +3.92% 22
East of England +36 80 £391 -2.18% 22
North West -9 54 £350 -6.66% 58
North East -3 29 £313 -7.40% 2
Yorkshire -29 29 £325 +2.76% 38
West Midlands +13 26 £306 -18.33% 5
East Midlands -2 14 £350 -17.64% 5
Midlands -9 9 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2079 (97.70%) Java
2 1050 (49.34%) Hibernate
3 697 (32.75%) TDD
4 634 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 634 (29.79%) SQL
4 634 (29.79%) Oracle
5 632 (29.70%) J2EE
6 617 (28.99%) Web Services
7 612 (28.76%) MVC
8 598 (28.10%) HTML
9 579 (27.21%) XML
10 530 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
11 495 (23.26%) Maven
12 459 (21.57%) Spring MVC
13 457 (21.48%) CSS
14 448 (21.05%) Scrum
15 431 (20.25%) jQuery
16 408 (19.17%) JUnit
17 391 (18.37%) Finance
18 367 (17.25%) Linux
19 339 (15.93%) UNIX
20 335 (15.74%) Tomcat
21 331 (15.55%) JSP
22 306 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
23 297 (13.96%) BDD
24 293 (13.77%) OO
25 291 (13.67%) REST
26 282 (13.25%) E-Commerce
27 265 (12.45%) Ajax
28 257 (12.08%) Subversion

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 335 (15.74%) Tomcat
2 202 (9.49%) Apache
3 170 (7.99%) WebLogic
4 123 (5.78%) WebSphere
5 73 (3.43%) CMS
6 59 (2.77%) Confluence
7 58 (2.73%) Oracle Coherence
8 51 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 37 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
9 37 (1.74%) Apache Solr
10 36 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
11 33 (1.55%) Liferay
12 29 (1.36%) Mule
13 26 (1.22%) Node.js
14 25 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
15 22 (1.03%) MQSeries
16 20 (0.94%) IIS
17 19 (0.89%) Jetty
18 18 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
19 15 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.23%) MS Project
3 5 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
4 5 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.23%) Magento
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.19%) Shopify
5 4 (0.19%) Global One
5 4 (0.19%) RMDS
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.094%) ENOVIA
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.047%) HFM
8 1 (0.047%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (0.89%) SaaS
4 15 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.61%) GitHub
6 9 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.14%) PaaS
9 3 (0.14%) IaaS
10 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 98 (4.61%) Internet
2 82 (3.85%) HTTP
3 54 (2.54%) LDAP
4 14 (0.66%) Intranet
5 12 (0.56%) SSL
6 11 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.42%) FTP
7 9 (0.42%) SSH
8 8 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.28%) Extranet
9 6 (0.28%) Firewall
10 5 (0.23%) AMQP
10 5 (0.23%) X.509
10 5 (0.23%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.19%) SNMP
11 4 (0.19%) Multicast
12 3 (0.14%) DSL
13 2 (0.094%) SAN
13 2 (0.094%) DNS
13 2 (0.094%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (11.80%) MySQL
2 176 (8.27%) Oracle Database
3 171 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 161 (7.57%) SQL Server
5 140 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 119 (5.59%) MongoDB
7 69 (3.24%) Big Data
8 68 (3.20%) Hadoop
8 68 (3.20%) RDBMS
9 66 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 61 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 25 (1.17%) CouchDB
13 23 (1.08%) Redis
14 22 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (0.89%) Apache Hive
16 18 (0.85%) DB2
16 18 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
17 17 (0.80%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 495 (23.26%) Maven
2 408 (19.17%) JUnit
3 257 (12.08%) Subversion
4 235 (11.04%) Eclipse
5 210 (9.87%) Jenkins
6 162 (7.61%) Mockito
7 152 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 150 (7.05%) Ant
9 140 (6.58%) Cucumber
10 138 (6.48%) JIRA
11 137 (6.44%) Selenium
12 96 (4.51%) Hudson
13 59 (2.77%) TeamCity
14 34 (1.60%) IntelliJ
15 31 (1.46%) TestNG
15 31 (1.46%) DbUnit
16 30 (1.41%) CruiseControl
16 30 (1.41%) WebDriver
17 29 (1.36%) jMock
18 26 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 391 (18.37%) Finance
2 236 (11.09%) Banking
3 122 (5.73%) Investment Banking
4 119 (5.59%) Front Office
5 46 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.11%) Games
6 45 (2.11%) Marketing
7 35 (1.64%) Retail
8 33 (1.55%) Back Office
9 28 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.27%) Publishing
11 21 (0.99%) Electronics
11 21 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.61%) Advertising
13 9 (0.42%) German Language
14 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.23%) Legal
14 5 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.14%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.094%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1815 (85.29%) Developer
2 1476 (69.36%) Java Developer
3 261 (12.27%) Senior Developer
4 212 (9.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 147 (6.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 84 (3.95%) Web Developer
6 84 (3.95%) Architect
7 71 (3.34%) J2EE Developer
8 65 (3.05%) Software Engineer
9 62 (2.91%) Hybris Developer
10 52 (2.44%) Lead Developer
11 50 (2.35%) Java Web Developer
12 47 (2.21%) Software Developer
13 43 (2.02%) Analyst
14 39 (1.83%) Applications Developer
15 32 (1.50%) Java Software Engineer
16 31 (1.46%) Programmer
16 31 (1.46%) Agile Java Developer
17 27 (1.27%) Scala Developer
18 26 (1.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1050 (49.34%) Hibernate
2 632 (29.70%) J2EE
3 617 (28.99%) Web Services
4 598 (28.10%) HTML
5 579 (27.21%) XML
6 459 (21.57%) Spring MVC
7 457 (21.48%) CSS
8 431 (20.25%) jQuery
9 331 (15.55%) JSP
10 291 (13.67%) REST
11 265 (12.45%) Ajax
12 253 (11.89%) SOAP
13 236 (11.09%) Struts
13 236 (11.09%) JSON
14 216 (10.15%) Java EE
15 205 (9.63%) JMS
16 198 (9.30%) RESTful
17 159 (7.47%) JPA
18 142 (6.67%) HTML5
19 140 (6.58%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.05%) Open Source
2 79 (3.71%) Computer Science
3 71 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
4 68 (3.20%) Fixed Income
5 54 (2.54%) Derivative
6 42 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 34 (1.60%) Credit Risk
9 33 (1.55%) Market Risk
10 26 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 20 (0.94%) DTV
13 13 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 12 (0.56%) GIS
14 12 (0.56%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.56%) iPad
15 11 (0.52%) Equities
16 10 (0.47%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 367 (17.25%) Linux
2 339 (15.93%) UNIX
3 58 (2.73%) Windows
4 29 (1.36%) Android
5 26 (1.22%) Solaris
6 20 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.89%) CentOS
8 12 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.47%) Fedora
11 9 (0.42%) AIX
12 8 (0.38%) HPUX
12 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.19%) Debian
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.094%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (32.75%) TDD
2 612 (28.76%) MVC
3 530 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
4 448 (21.05%) Scrum
5 306 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
6 297 (13.96%) BDD
7 293 (13.77%) OO
8 282 (13.25%) E-Commerce
9 182 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 178 (8.36%) SOA
11 173 (8.13%) Unit Testing
12 153 (7.19%) Multithreading
13 135 (6.34%) Web Development
14 113 (5.31%) UML
15 98 (4.61%) Low Latency
16 97 (4.56%) Kanban
17 96 (4.51%) Pair Programming
18 91 (4.28%) OOD
19 82 (3.85%) Configuration Management
20 69 (3.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2079 (97.70%) Java
2 634 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 634 (29.79%) SQL
3 177 (8.32%) PL/SQL
4 122 (5.73%) Scala
5 121 (5.69%) C#
6 100 (4.70%) Groovy
7 91 (4.28%) Python
8 74 (3.48%) PHP
9 71 (3.34%) C++
10 67 (3.15%) Ruby
11 57 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 44 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 42 (1.97%) XPath
14 38 (1.79%) Perl
15 29 (1.36%) PHP5
16 27 (1.27%) XQuery
17 26 (1.22%) T-SQL
18 20 (0.94%) C
19 19 (0.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 129 (6.06%) Degree
2 77 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.03%) Sun Certification
5 9 (0.42%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.23%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.047%) HND
9 1 (0.047%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.047%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.65%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.23%) SLA
4 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.14%) COBIT
5 3 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.52%) Shibboleth
2 8 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.33%) HDFS
4 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.23%) Docker
6 3 (0.14%) vCloud
6 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.047%) RHEV
8 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 25 (1.17%) Puppet
2 10 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.33%) Oozie
6 6 (0.28%) YUM
7 5 (0.23%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.14%) Ansible
10 2 (0.094%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.094%) Salt
10 2 (0.094%) MOM
11 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.047%) logstash
Vendors
1 634 (29.79%) Oracle
2 159 (7.47%) JBoss
3 98 (4.61%) hybris
4 97 (4.56%) Sybase
5 77 (3.62%) Google
6 66 (3.10%) IBM
7 54 (2.54%) TIBCO
8 37 (1.74%) Microsoft
9 35 (1.64%) Adobe
9 35 (1.64%) Twitter
10 31 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 25 (1.17%) Endeca
12 23 (1.08%) Facebook
13 22 (1.03%) Zend
13 22 (1.03%) SAP
14 18 (0.85%) Sun
15 17 (0.80%) Bloomberg
15 17 (0.80%) ATG
16 16 (0.75%) Atomikos
17 15 (0.70%) FatWire
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £315 - £365 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
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London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day hybris eCommerce platform exposure and certi
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London
Austin Fraser
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Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
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Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
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London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
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Somerset
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