The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 81 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 578 782 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.40% 3.16% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.98% 10.37% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 601 556
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £85.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +437.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -22.58%
Spring
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7247 7542 6827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.12% 30.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5511 4919
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in London

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the London region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in London

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in London

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the London region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in London

Spring
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
City of London -17 152 £465 -2.10% 79
Canary Wharf +5 12 £450 -14.28%
Docklands, London +18 2 - - 1
Bromley +2 1 £350 -24.32% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - - 3
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1209 (99.02%) Java
2 708 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (47.34%) Hibernate
4 475 (38.90%) TDD
5 398 (32.60%) JavaScript
6 356 (29.16%) MVC
7 341 (27.93%) Scrum
8 339 (27.76%) SQL
9 337 (27.60%) Web Services
10 333 (27.27%) HTML
11 327 (26.78%) J2EE
12 325 (26.62%) Oracle
13 295 (24.16%) XML
14 284 (23.26%) Spring MVC
15 279 (22.85%) Maven
16 276 (22.60%) JUnit
17 260 (21.29%) CSS
18 232 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
19 228 (18.67%) Finance
20 227 (18.59%) Banking
21 224 (18.35%) OO
22 218 (17.85%) BDD
23 204 (16.71%) Linux
24 202 (16.54%) jQuery
25 199 (16.30%) UNIX
26 184 (15.07%) REST
27 179 (14.66%) Tomcat
28 168 (13.76%) JSP
29 162 (13.27%) Multithreading
30 159 (13.02%) JMS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 179 (14.66%) Tomcat
2 129 (10.57%) Apache
3 65 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 62 (5.08%) JBoss
5 47 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 40 (3.28%) Oracle Coherence
6 40 (3.28%) CMS
7 39 (3.19%) Adobe CQ
8 30 (2.46%) Confluence
8 30 (2.46%) Apache Solr
9 28 (2.29%) Node.js
10 23 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.80%) TIBCO EMS
12 20 (1.64%) Mule
13 18 (1.47%) Jetty
14 13 (1.06%) Liferay
14 13 (1.06%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.66%) Murex MxG2000
3 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.25%) RMDS
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.082%) HFM
6 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.23%) GitHub
3 14 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.33%) SaaS
6 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.082%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.46%) HTTP
2 23 (1.88%) Internet
3 14 (1.15%) LDAP
4 13 (1.06%) SNMP
5 8 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.41%) AMQP
6 5 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.25%) DVB
7 3 (0.25%) SSH
8 2 (0.16%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) Multicast
9 1 (0.082%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.082%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.082%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.082%) Firewall
9 1 (0.082%) Intranet
9 1 (0.082%) Extranet
9 1 (0.082%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.35%) MySQL
2 98 (8.03%) NoSQL
3 84 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 81 (6.63%) SQL Server
5 70 (5.73%) Big Data
6 69 (5.65%) MongoDB
7 61 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 45 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 35 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (2.54%) DB2
11 29 (2.38%) RDBMS
12 27 (2.21%) Apache Hive
13 25 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.39%) Redis
17 15 (1.23%) CouchDB
18 14 (1.15%) HBase
18 14 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 12 (0.98%) KDB
Development Applications
1 279 (22.85%) Maven
2 276 (22.60%) JUnit
3 146 (11.96%) Git (software)
4 135 (11.06%) Subversion
5 123 (10.07%) Jenkins
6 113 (9.25%) Mockito
7 106 (8.68%) Selenium
8 102 (8.35%) Cucumber
9 94 (7.70%) JIRA
10 89 (7.29%) Eclipse
11 68 (5.57%) Ant
12 53 (4.34%) TeamCity
13 46 (3.77%) Hudson
14 34 (2.78%) Jasmine
15 32 (2.62%) IntelliJ
16 26 (2.13%) CruiseControl
17 24 (1.97%) EasyMock
18 23 (1.88%) jMock
19 21 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 18 (1.47%) Redmine
General
1 228 (18.67%) Finance
2 227 (18.59%) Banking
3 124 (10.16%) Investment Banking
4 117 (9.58%) Front Office
5 35 (2.87%) Games
6 28 (2.29%) Retail
7 27 (2.21%) Back Office
8 19 (1.56%) Publishing
9 16 (1.31%) Marketing
10 15 (1.23%) Advertising
10 15 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.41%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Law
15 1 (0.082%) Electronics
15 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.082%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.082%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1038 (85.01%) Developer
2 863 (70.68%) Java Developer
3 159 (13.02%) Senior Developer
4 138 (11.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 47 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 42 (3.44%) Architect
8 39 (3.19%) Software Engineer
9 32 (2.62%) Hybris Developer
10 29 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
10 29 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
11 23 (1.88%) Applications Developer
12 22 (1.80%) Lead Developer
13 20 (1.64%) Scala Developer
14 19 (1.56%) Software Developer
15 18 (1.47%) Java Architect
16 17 (1.39%) Lead Java Developer
17 16 (1.31%) Agile Java Developer
18 14 (1.15%) Technical Leader
19 13 (1.06%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (47.34%) Hibernate
2 337 (27.60%) Web Services
3 333 (27.27%) HTML
4 327 (26.78%) J2EE
5 295 (24.16%) XML
6 284 (23.26%) Spring MVC
7 260 (21.29%) CSS
8 202 (16.54%) jQuery
9 184 (15.07%) REST
10 168 (13.76%) JSP
11 159 (13.02%) JMS
12 143 (11.71%) JSON
13 127 (10.40%) RESTful
14 126 (10.32%) Ajax
15 122 (9.99%) SOAP
16 119 (9.75%) HTML5
17 115 (9.42%) Java EE
18 92 (7.53%) Struts
19 88 (7.21%) Servlets
20 78 (6.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.27%) Open Source
2 61 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 57 (4.67%) Fixed Income
4 55 (4.50%) Derivative
5 53 (4.34%) Data Structures
6 49 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.78%) Algorithms
9 29 (2.38%) Market Risk
10 23 (1.88%) User Experience
11 20 (1.64%) Equities
12 17 (1.39%) Digital Media
13 16 (1.31%) Credit Risk
14 15 (1.23%) Mathematics
15 14 (1.15%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
17 9 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
17 9 (0.74%) Social Network
18 8 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 204 (16.71%) Linux
2 199 (16.30%) UNIX
3 27 (2.21%) Windows
4 10 (0.82%) Android
5 9 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.66%) CentOS
7 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.41%) Solaris
9 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.33%) VMS
9 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
11 2 (0.16%) AIX
11 2 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.082%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.082%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (38.90%) TDD
3 356 (29.16%) MVC
4 341 (27.93%) Scrum
5 232 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
6 224 (18.35%) OO
7 218 (17.85%) BDD
8 162 (13.27%) Multithreading
9 157 (12.86%) E-Commerce
10 119 (9.75%) SOA
11 104 (8.52%) Unit Testing
12 94 (7.70%) Kanban
12 94 (7.70%) Software Engineering
13 88 (7.21%) Low Latency
14 79 (6.47%) Pair Programming
15 73 (5.98%) Web Development
16 63 (5.16%) OOD
17 55 (4.50%) DevOps
18 50 (4.10%) Mentoring
19 46 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1209 (99.02%) Java
2 398 (32.60%) JavaScript
3 339 (27.76%) SQL
4 98 (8.03%) C#
5 92 (7.53%) Scala
6 90 (7.37%) PL/SQL
7 59 (4.83%) Python
8 52 (4.26%) Ruby
9 50 (4.10%) Groovy
10 49 (4.01%) C++
11 44 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 36 (2.95%) PHP
13 31 (2.54%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.56%) Perl
15 18 (1.47%) C
16 14 (1.15%) XQuery
17 13 (1.06%) sed
17 13 (1.06%) AWK
18 12 (0.98%) XPath
18 12 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (7.37%) Degree
2 37 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.74%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.082%) PhD
8 1 (0.082%) HND
8 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.47%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) HDFS
2 2 (0.16%) GridGain
2 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.082%) Docker
3 1 (0.082%) RHEV
3 1 (0.082%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (2.62%) Puppet
2 14 (1.15%) Oozie
3 13 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.82%) Ansible
5 7 (0.57%) YUM
6 6 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.25%) OpenSSO
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.082%) Kibana
9 1 (0.082%) logstash
9 1 (0.082%) StatsD
9 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.082%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 325 (26.62%) Oracle
2 79 (6.47%) Sybase
3 68 (5.57%) TIBCO
4 55 (4.50%) Adobe
5 53 (4.34%) hybris
6 30 (2.46%) Microsoft
7 22 (1.80%) Informatica
8 21 (1.72%) Google
9 18 (1.47%) IBM
10 16 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.23%) Murex
12 14 (1.15%) Canoo
13 13 (1.06%) 29West
13 13 (1.06%) Zend
14 12 (0.98%) FatWire
14 12 (0.98%) Reuters
15 11 (0.90%) Bloomberg
16 10 (0.82%) SAP
17 9 (0.74%) Perforce
18 8 (0.66%) ION Trading
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Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £225 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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