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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 100 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Spring 950 1045 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.95% 2.21% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.28% 8.10% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 716 543
Average daily rate
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£405 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £46.75 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.57% +2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £21.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £47.38
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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -21 503 £450 -5.26% 219
South East -25 126 £338 -15.62% 80
North West 0 78 £380 +1.33% 38
South West -26 73 £388 +10.71% 38
East of England +20 54 £400 +6.66% 20
Yorkshire -14 44 £375 +15.38% 24
West Midlands -7 25 £325 +4.00% 13
East Midlands +4 22 £340 -8.10% 16
North East +7 14 £300 -25.00% 5
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1883 (98.64%) Java
2 963 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
3 865 (45.31%) Hibernate
4 651 (34.10%) Web Services
5 641 (33.58%) JavaScript
5 641 (33.58%) HTML
6 611 (32.01%) TDD
7 605 (31.69%) J2EE
8 542 (28.39%) SQL
9 520 (27.24%) Oracle
10 512 (26.82%) XML
11 506 (26.51%) Maven
12 496 (25.98%) CSS
13 492 (25.77%) MVC
14 433 (22.68%) JUnit
15 418 (21.90%) Scrum
16 400 (20.95%) Spring MVC
17 366 (19.17%) Linux
18 352 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
19 349 (18.28%) REST
20 342 (17.92%) Tomcat
21 329 (17.23%) Finance
22 314 (16.45%) RESTful
23 303 (15.87%) SOAP
24 302 (15.82%) jQuery
25 301 (15.77%) BDD
26 295 (15.45%) JSP
27 269 (14.09%) Git (software)
28 251 (13.15%) JSON
29 231 (12.10%) OO

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 342 (17.92%) Tomcat
2 198 (10.37%) Apache
3 178 (9.32%) WebLogic
4 177 (9.27%) JBoss
5 125 (6.55%) WebSphere
6 58 (3.04%) CMS
7 53 (2.78%) Mule
8 49 (2.57%) Node.js
9 44 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
10 42 (2.20%) Apache Solr
11 40 (2.10%) Confluence
12 34 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
13 26 (1.36%) Jetty
13 26 (1.36%) TIBCO EMS
14 25 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (1.20%) Alfresco
16 22 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
16 22 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
17 17 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 15 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.37%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.21%) MS Project
4 3 (0.16%) MS Office
5 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.21%) Magento
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.16%) Summit
6 1 (0.052%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.052%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 22 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (0.68%) SaaS
5 13 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.47%) GitHub
9 8 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.31%) ElastiCache
10 6 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.31%) PaaS
11 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.10%) IaaS
12 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.052%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.61%) HTTP
2 54 (2.83%) Internet
3 38 (1.99%) LDAP
4 12 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.47%) SNMP
6 7 (0.37%) Intranet
6 7 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (0.37%) AMQP
7 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.26%) VPN
9 4 (0.21%) Firewall
10 3 (0.16%) Extranet
10 3 (0.16%) DVB
11 2 (0.10%) SSH
11 2 (0.10%) NFC
11 2 (0.10%) Network Security
11 2 (0.10%) FTP
11 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.052%) SMS
12 1 (0.052%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (11.16%) Relational Database
2 170 (8.91%) MySQL
3 130 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 129 (6.76%) MongoDB
5 124 (6.50%) NoSQL
6 104 (5.45%) SQL Server
7 79 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 72 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 54 (2.83%) DB2
11 41 (2.15%) Big Data
12 38 (1.99%) Hadoop
13 35 (1.83%) Couchbase
14 33 (1.73%) MariaDB
15 24 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (0.89%) Redis
18 16 (0.84%) Hazelcast
19 13 (0.68%) Jackrabbit
20 11 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 506 (26.51%) Maven
2 433 (22.68%) JUnit
3 269 (14.09%) Git (software)
4 227 (11.89%) Jenkins
5 207 (10.84%) Subversion
6 189 (9.90%) Eclipse
7 178 (9.32%) Selenium
8 169 (8.85%) Ant
9 141 (7.39%) JIRA
10 137 (7.18%) Cucumber
11 136 (7.12%) Mockito
12 40 (2.10%) Hudson
12 40 (2.10%) Jasmine
13 29 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 29 (1.52%) IntelliJ
14 28 (1.47%) jMock
15 27 (1.41%) Gradle
16 25 (1.31%) ClearCase
17 22 (1.15%) ClearQuest
18 21 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 329 (17.23%) Finance
2 209 (10.95%) Banking
3 85 (4.45%) Investment Banking
4 75 (3.93%) Front Office
5 47 (2.46%) Retail
6 43 (2.25%) Marketing
7 35 (1.83%) Publishing
8 33 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.68%) Games
10 27 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.20%) Advertising
12 17 (0.89%) Electronics
13 14 (0.73%) Back Office
14 10 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.26%) Legal
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.21%) French Language
16 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1587 (83.13%) Developer
2 1313 (68.78%) Java Developer
3 210 (11.00%) Senior Developer
4 187 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 126 (6.60%) Architect
6 97 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 63 (3.30%) Hybris Developer
8 53 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
9 49 (2.57%) Web Developer
10 46 (2.41%) Scala Developer
11 39 (2.04%) Technical Architect
12 38 (1.99%) Software Engineer
13 37 (1.94%) Agile Java Developer
14 34 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
15 33 (1.73%) Lead Developer
15 33 (1.73%) Analyst
15 33 (1.73%) Java Architect
16 29 (1.52%) Java Web Developer
17 27 (1.41%) Technical Leader
17 27 (1.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (45.31%) Hibernate
2 651 (34.10%) Web Services
3 641 (33.58%) HTML
4 605 (31.69%) J2EE
5 512 (26.82%) XML
6 496 (25.98%) CSS
7 400 (20.95%) Spring MVC
8 349 (18.28%) REST
9 314 (16.45%) RESTful
10 303 (15.87%) SOAP
11 302 (15.82%) jQuery
12 295 (15.45%) JSP
13 251 (13.15%) JSON
14 217 (11.37%) Struts
15 216 (11.31%) JPA
16 207 (10.84%) JMS
17 201 (10.53%) Java EE
18 199 (10.42%) HTML5
19 180 (9.43%) Ajax
20 141 (7.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 136 (7.12%) Open Source
2 83 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 80 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (3.25%) Derivative
6 44 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (1.73%) Equities
7 33 (1.73%) User Experience
8 30 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 30 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 29 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (0.89%) DTV
13 17 (0.89%) iPad
13 17 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.84%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 366 (19.17%) Linux
2 207 (10.84%) UNIX
3 40 (2.10%) Mac OS X
4 35 (1.83%) Windows
5 16 (0.84%) Android
5 16 (0.84%) CentOS
6 15 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.21%) Solaris
9 4 (0.21%) VMS
10 3 (0.16%) Fedora
11 2 (0.10%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.052%) zOS
12 1 (0.052%) SUSE
12 1 (0.052%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.052%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.052%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.052%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 963 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (32.01%) TDD
3 492 (25.77%) MVC
4 418 (21.90%) Scrum
5 352 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
6 301 (15.77%) BDD
7 231 (12.10%) OO
8 202 (10.58%) E-Commerce
8 202 (10.58%) SOA
9 146 (7.65%) Web Development
10 141 (7.39%) Multithreading
11 137 (7.18%) Unit Testing
12 132 (6.91%) Software Engineering
13 114 (5.97%) Kanban
14 90 (4.71%) DevOps
15 76 (3.98%) UML
16 68 (3.56%) Pair Programming
17 60 (3.14%) Integration Testing
18 57 (2.99%) Configuration Management
19 55 (2.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1883 (98.64%) Java
2 641 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 542 (28.39%) SQL
4 196 (10.27%) PL/SQL
5 150 (7.86%) Scala
6 94 (4.92%) Python
7 77 (4.03%) Ruby
8 75 (3.93%) Groovy
8 75 (3.93%) C#
9 37 (1.94%) C++
9 37 (1.94%) PHP
10 33 (1.73%) XPath
11 31 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.47%) Perl
13 23 (1.20%) XQuery
13 23 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.52%) SPARQL
15 9 (0.47%) VB
16 7 (0.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 7 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 123 (6.44%) Degree
2 118 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.15%) Sun Certification
5 20 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.68%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.16%) ISEB
11 2 (0.10%) HND
11 2 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.10%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.052%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.052%) CISSP
12 1 (0.052%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.052%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.88%) QA
2 6 (0.31%) WCAG
3 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.21%) EMIR
5 3 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.10%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.052%) Basel III
System Software
1 26 (1.36%) Docker
2 12 (0.63%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.26%) Firmware
4 4 (0.21%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
6 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.10%) vCloud
6 2 (0.10%) GridGain
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 59 (3.09%) Puppet
2 35 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.94%) Vagrant
4 14 (0.73%) Ansible
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (0.47%) Kibana
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.37%) logstash
7 5 (0.26%) Salt
7 5 (0.26%) StatsD
7 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.21%) Oozie
9 3 (0.16%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.16%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (0.16%) yum
9 3 (0.16%) Graphite
10 2 (0.10%) Mesos
10 2 (0.10%) OpenView
10 2 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 520 (27.24%) Oracle
2 116 (6.08%) hybris
3 70 (3.67%) TIBCO
4 67 (3.51%) Sybase
5 56 (2.93%) IBM
6 52 (2.72%) Adobe
7 37 (1.94%) Google
8 33 (1.73%) SAP
8 33 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.20%) Microsoft
10 16 (0.84%) Endeca
11 14 (0.73%) ATG
12 13 (0.68%) Canoo
13 11 (0.58%) Twitter
14 10 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.47%) Atomikos
15 9 (0.47%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.47%) HP
15 9 (0.47%) Informatica
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