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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 77 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Spring 631 643 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.66% 2.69% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 8.70% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 497 608
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.36% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £116.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Spring Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
City of London -22 137 £500 - 58
Paddington - 10 £450 -
Croydon -12 9 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 8 £475 -
Docklands, London -2 5 £420 -24.32%
Bromley -8 4 £388 -6.06% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £388 - 2
Ealing - 2 £310 -
Hammersmith - 2 £356 -
Hounslow +4 1 £365 -27.00%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1088 (98.02%) Java
2 702 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
3 510 (45.95%) TDD
4 441 (39.73%) Hibernate
5 348 (31.35%) J2EE
6 334 (30.09%) JavaScript
7 321 (28.92%) Maven
8 303 (27.30%) Scrum
9 294 (26.49%) Web Services
10 270 (24.32%) SQL
11 266 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
12 255 (22.97%) MVC
13 250 (22.52%) Git (software)
14 249 (22.43%) BDD
15 248 (22.34%) HTML
16 244 (21.98%) REST
17 241 (21.71%) Oracle
17 241 (21.71%) Linux
18 223 (20.09%) Finance
19 208 (18.74%) Tomcat
20 205 (18.47%) Spring MVC
21 203 (18.29%) Jenkins
22 199 (17.93%) RESTful
23 198 (17.84%) Multithreading
24 195 (17.57%) JUnit
25 186 (16.76%) CSS
26 178 (16.04%) XML
27 175 (15.77%) OO
27 175 (15.77%) Banking
28 158 (14.23%) MongoDB

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 208 (18.74%) Tomcat
2 130 (11.71%) Apache
3 115 (10.36%) JBoss
4 82 (7.39%) WebLogic
5 72 (6.49%) Node.js
6 66 (5.95%) Jetty
7 61 (5.50%) Confluence
8 56 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
9 54 (4.86%) WebSphere
10 43 (3.87%) Apache Solr
11 41 (3.69%) Mule
12 34 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
13 27 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 24 (2.16%) Mule ESB
15 23 (2.07%) Apache Spark
15 23 (2.07%) CMS
16 20 (1.80%) MQSeries
17 19 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
18 18 (1.62%) GlassFish
19 17 (1.53%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.27%) MS Office
2 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.27%) HipChat
3 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.18%) Summit
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.090%) Magento
3 1 (0.090%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.090%) Tridion
3 1 (0.090%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.090%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.090%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.89%) GitHub
3 15 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.90%) PaaS
5 9 (0.81%) OpenShift
5 9 (0.81%) SaaS
6 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.36%) IaaS
10 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.18%) Heroku
11 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.090%) Force.com
12 1 (0.090%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.50%) HTTP
2 28 (2.52%) Internet
3 19 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.90%) DNS
4 10 (0.90%) Kerberos
4 10 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
5 9 (0.81%) SSL
6 8 (0.72%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.54%) LDAP
8 4 (0.36%) SNMP
8 4 (0.36%) VPN
8 4 (0.36%) Firewall
9 3 (0.27%) SMTP
9 3 (0.27%) FTP
10 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.18%) Multicast
11 1 (0.090%) AMQP
11 1 (0.090%) Network Security
11 1 (0.090%) Wireless
11 1 (0.090%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (14.23%) MongoDB
2 148 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 117 (10.54%) MySQL
4 106 (9.55%) Relational Database
5 90 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 90 (8.11%) Hadoop
6 88 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (4.68%) Oracle Database
9 51 (4.59%) Big Data
10 47 (4.23%) HBase
11 40 (3.60%) DB2
12 35 (3.15%) Redis
13 24 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (2.07%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.17%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.08%) OLAP
16 12 (1.08%) Riak
17 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 321 (28.92%) Maven
2 250 (22.52%) Git (software)
3 203 (18.29%) Jenkins
4 195 (17.57%) JUnit
5 121 (10.90%) Subversion
6 117 (10.54%) Cucumber
7 113 (10.18%) JIRA
8 110 (9.91%) Mockito
9 64 (5.77%) Ant
10 63 (5.68%) Gradle
11 55 (4.95%) IntelliJ
12 54 (4.86%) Eclipse
13 53 (4.77%) Selenium
14 51 (4.59%) Hudson
15 37 (3.33%) Spock
16 33 (2.97%) Geb
17 31 (2.79%) JMeter
18 29 (2.61%) TeamCity
19 27 (2.43%) SonarQube
20 25 (2.25%) Jasmine
General
1 223 (20.09%) Finance
2 175 (15.77%) Banking
3 69 (6.22%) Retail
4 66 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.42%) Front Office
6 28 (2.52%) Publishing
7 22 (1.98%) Back Office
8 20 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.35%) Games
10 12 (1.08%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.90%) Advertising
13 9 (0.81%) Legal
13 9 (0.81%) Marketing
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.090%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.090%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.090%) Billing
16 1 (0.090%) French Language
Job Titles
1 941 (84.77%) Developer
2 761 (68.56%) Java Developer
3 146 (13.15%) Senior Developer
4 133 (11.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 71 (6.40%) Architect
6 50 (4.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 46 (4.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 32 (2.88%) Scala Developer
8 32 (2.88%) Core Java Developer
9 31 (2.79%) Java Architect
10 29 (2.61%) Hybris Developer
11 25 (2.25%) Software Engineer
12 23 (2.07%) J2EE Developer
13 21 (1.89%) Lead Developer
14 20 (1.80%) Technical Architect
15 19 (1.71%) Full Stack Developer
16 17 (1.53%) Java Software Engineer
17 16 (1.44%) Web Developer
18 12 (1.08%) UI Developer
18 12 (1.08%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (39.73%) Hibernate
2 348 (31.35%) J2EE
3 294 (26.49%) Web Services
4 248 (22.34%) HTML
5 244 (21.98%) REST
6 205 (18.47%) Spring MVC
7 199 (17.93%) RESTful
8 186 (16.76%) CSS
9 178 (16.04%) XML
10 140 (12.61%) jQuery
11 136 (12.25%) AngularJS
12 131 (11.80%) JSON
13 130 (11.71%) JMS
14 128 (11.53%) SOAP
15 104 (9.37%) HTML5
16 96 (8.65%) JSP
17 92 (8.29%) Ajax
18 89 (8.02%) JPA
19 82 (7.39%) Java EE
20 78 (7.03%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 44 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.69%) Market Risk
3 38 (3.42%) Derivative
4 30 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (2.43%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.16%) User Experience
7 23 (2.07%) Equities
8 22 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
9 17 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.17%) W3C
12 12 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.08%) Clustering
12 12 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.08%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.99%) Replication
14 10 (0.90%) STB
Operating Systems
1 241 (21.71%) Linux
2 153 (13.78%) UNIX
3 46 (4.14%) CentOS
4 42 (3.78%) Ubuntu
5 17 (1.53%) Android
5 17 (1.53%) Windows
6 15 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.81%) AIX
8 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.090%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.090%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (45.95%) TDD
3 303 (27.30%) Scrum
4 266 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
5 255 (22.97%) MVC
6 249 (22.43%) BDD
7 198 (17.84%) Multithreading
8 175 (15.77%) OO
9 146 (13.15%) E-Commerce
10 143 (12.88%) Pair Programming
11 140 (12.61%) Open Source
12 117 (10.54%) SOA
13 112 (10.09%) Unit Testing
14 90 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 90 (8.11%) SDLC
15 86 (7.75%) Kanban
16 75 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 72 (6.49%) DevOps
18 67 (6.04%) Mentoring
18 67 (6.04%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1088 (98.02%) Java
2 334 (30.09%) JavaScript
3 270 (24.32%) SQL
4 140 (12.61%) Scala
5 118 (10.63%) Groovy
6 72 (6.49%) C#
7 63 (5.68%) Python
8 62 (5.59%) PL/SQL
8 62 (5.59%) Ruby
9 41 (3.69%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.43%) C++
12 24 (2.16%) PHP
13 15 (1.35%) Perl
14 13 (1.17%) Clojure
15 9 (0.81%) XPath
16 7 (0.63%) ANSI SQL
17 5 (0.45%) SPARQL
18 4 (0.36%) Go
18 4 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 103 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 71 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 68 (6.13%) Degree
4 12 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 11 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.45%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.090%) CISSP
8 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.41%) QA
2 7 (0.63%) SLA
3 4 (0.36%) WAI
4 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.18%) EMIR
6 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.090%) CDISC
System Software
1 51 (4.59%) Docker
2 21 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.17%) GridGain
5 11 (0.99%) vCloud
5 11 (0.99%) HDFS
6 10 (0.90%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.90%) Varnish
6 10 (0.90%) Squid
7 6 (0.54%) vSphere
8 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 37 (3.33%) Puppet
2 16 (1.44%) Ansible
3 14 (1.26%) Salt
3 14 (1.26%) Kibana
4 12 (1.08%) logstash
4 12 (1.08%) Rundeck
5 11 (0.99%) Apache Shiro
5 11 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.99%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.81%) HAProxy
6 9 (0.81%) Graphite
7 7 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.54%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.27%) Control-M
9 3 (0.27%) yum
10 2 (0.18%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.18%) Mesos
11 1 (0.090%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.090%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.090%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 241 (21.71%) Oracle
2 52 (4.68%) hybris
3 43 (3.87%) Sybase
4 32 (2.88%) TIBCO
5 27 (2.43%) IBM
6 25 (2.25%) Adobe
7 24 (2.16%) VMware
7 24 (2.16%) Google
8 23 (2.07%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.35%) Microsoft
10 15 (1.35%) SOASTA, Inc
11 14 (1.26%) Splunk
12 13 (1.17%) Twitter
13 11 (0.99%) SaltStack
13 11 (0.99%) Solace
14 9 (0.81%) Pega
15 8 (0.72%) MuleSoft
15 8 (0.72%) Sun
15 8 (0.72%) Informatica
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