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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 68 93 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -30
Contract jobs citing Spring 682 505 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.22% 2.38% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.26% 7.98% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 367 463
Average daily rate £500 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 105 £550 +10.00% 47
Croydon -4 8 £375 - 2
Bromley - 4 £500 -
Docklands, London +4 2 - -
Canary Wharf -5 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £538 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 £456 - 1
Osterley - 1 £500 -
Greenwich - 1 £456 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1256 (97.82%) Java
2 861 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
3 635 (49.45%) TDD
4 507 (39.49%) Hibernate
5 430 (33.49%) Scrum
6 389 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 353 (27.49%) Maven
8 344 (26.79%) Web Services
9 319 (24.84%) HTML
10 312 (24.30%) REST
11 309 (24.07%) Git (software)
12 308 (23.99%) BDD
13 299 (23.29%) SQL
14 275 (21.42%) Continuous Integration
15 266 (20.72%) J2EE
16 265 (20.64%) Jenkins
17 264 (20.56%) MVC
18 260 (20.25%) Pair Programming
19 259 (20.17%) Tomcat
20 257 (20.02%) Oracle
21 252 (19.63%) CSS
21 252 (19.63%) Multithreading
22 240 (18.69%) JUnit
23 238 (18.54%) Finance
24 230 (17.91%) RESTful
25 229 (17.83%) Linux
26 222 (17.29%) OO
27 216 (16.82%) Banking
28 215 (16.74%) NoSQL
29 211 (16.43%) AngularJS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 259 (20.17%) Tomcat
2 165 (12.85%) Apache
3 130 (10.12%) Node.js
4 116 (9.03%) Jetty
5 93 (7.24%) JBoss
6 65 (5.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 57 (4.44%) WebLogic
8 49 (3.82%) Confluence
9 44 (3.43%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (2.41%) CMS
12 30 (2.34%) Apache Solr
13 28 (2.18%) Mule
14 21 (1.64%) Alfresco
14 21 (1.64%) Apache Spark
15 17 (1.32%) Mule ESB
16 15 (1.17%) GemFire
17 14 (1.09%) GlassFish
18 13 (1.01%) nginx
19 12 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.31%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.078%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Kondor
1 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.23%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.23%) Magento
2 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.078%) Endur
4 1 (0.078%) Global One
4 1 (0.078%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.078%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 139 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.87%) GitHub
3 21 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.62%) SaaS
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.31%) Heroku
9 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.23%) PaaS
10 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.94%) HTTP
2 57 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 39 (3.04%) Internet
4 9 (0.70%) SNMP
5 8 (0.62%) Firewall
6 7 (0.55%) BGP
6 7 (0.55%) DNS
6 7 (0.55%) SSL
7 6 (0.47%) DVB
7 6 (0.47%) VPN
8 5 (0.39%) Multicast
9 4 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.16%) DSL
11 2 (0.16%) FTP
11 2 (0.16%) SMTP
12 1 (0.078%) LDAP
12 1 (0.078%) SAN
12 1 (0.078%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (16.74%) NoSQL
2 163 (12.69%) MongoDB
3 147 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 127 (9.89%) MySQL
5 117 (9.11%) PostgreSQL
6 79 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 71 (5.53%) Relational Database
8 56 (4.36%) Big Data
9 53 (4.13%) SQL Server
10 47 (3.66%) HBase
11 38 (2.96%) Oracle Database
12 29 (2.26%) Apache Hive
13 27 (2.10%) Jackrabbit
14 20 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.40%) Hazelcast
16 16 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.25%) DB2
17 15 (1.17%) Redis
18 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 353 (27.49%) Maven
2 309 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 265 (20.64%) Jenkins
4 240 (18.69%) JUnit
5 187 (14.56%) Mockito
6 147 (11.45%) Cucumber
7 126 (9.81%) Subversion
8 124 (9.66%) JIRA
9 122 (9.50%) Gradle
10 83 (6.46%) Eclipse
11 55 (4.28%) JMeter
12 54 (4.21%) IntelliJ
13 50 (3.89%) TeamCity
14 48 (3.74%) Selenium
15 41 (3.19%) Hudson
16 33 (2.57%) Ant
16 33 (2.57%) Spock
17 32 (2.49%) Jasmine
18 27 (2.10%) Geb
19 18 (1.40%) Liquibase
General
1 238 (18.54%) Finance
2 216 (16.82%) Banking
3 105 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 86 (6.70%) Front Office
5 55 (4.28%) Retail
6 32 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.02%) Games
8 24 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.87%) Publishing
9 15 (1.17%) Marketing
10 7 (0.55%) Legal
11 6 (0.47%) Back Office
12 5 (0.39%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.23%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1142 (88.94%) Developer
2 975 (75.93%) Java Developer
3 203 (15.81%) Senior Developer
4 187 (14.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 178 (13.86%) Agile Developer
6 170 (13.24%) Agile Java Developer
7 59 (4.60%) Architect
8 56 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 44 (3.43%) Scala Developer
10 43 (3.35%) Angular Developer
11 42 (3.27%) Senior Agile Developer
11 42 (3.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 35 (2.73%) Oracle Developer
13 34 (2.65%) Lead Developer
14 31 (2.41%) Core Java Developer
14 31 (2.41%) Lead Java Developer
15 29 (2.26%) Java Architect
15 29 (2.26%) Java Scala Developer
15 29 (2.26%) SQL Developer
16 28 (2.18%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (39.49%) Hibernate
2 344 (26.79%) Web Services
3 319 (24.84%) HTML
4 312 (24.30%) REST
5 266 (20.72%) J2EE
6 252 (19.63%) CSS
7 230 (17.91%) RESTful
8 211 (16.43%) AngularJS
9 180 (14.02%) XML
10 166 (12.93%) Spring MVC
11 164 (12.77%) JSON
12 162 (12.62%) JMS
13 155 (12.07%) SOAP
14 136 (10.59%) HTML5
15 117 (9.11%) jQuery
16 84 (6.54%) Java EE
17 82 (6.39%) Spring Boot
18 79 (6.15%) CSS3
19 72 (5.61%) JPA
20 71 (5.53%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (3.97%) Derivative
4 35 (2.73%) Equities
5 32 (2.49%) Fixed Income
6 30 (2.34%) STB
7 29 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.18%) User Experience
9 27 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.64%) Grid Computing
11 19 (1.48%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (1.09%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (0.93%) MPEG
16 11 (0.86%) Cryptography
17 10 (0.78%) Blog
17 10 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 229 (17.83%) Linux
2 194 (15.11%) Unix
3 40 (3.12%) CentOS
4 28 (2.18%) Windows
5 25 (1.95%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.55%) Android
8 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.078%) AIX
10 1 (0.078%) SUSE
10 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (49.45%) TDD
3 430 (33.49%) Scrum
4 308 (23.99%) BDD
5 275 (21.42%) Continuous Integration
6 264 (20.56%) MVC
7 260 (20.25%) Pair Programming
8 252 (19.63%) Multithreading
9 222 (17.29%) OO
10 186 (14.49%) Unit Testing
11 152 (11.84%) Kanban
12 125 (9.74%) Software Engineering
13 123 (9.58%) E-Commerce
14 117 (9.11%) Concurrent Programming
15 116 (9.03%) Mentoring
16 110 (8.57%) Microservices
17 105 (8.18%) SDLC
18 104 (8.10%) Open Source
19 83 (6.46%) DevOps
20 80 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1256 (97.82%) Java
2 389 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 299 (23.29%) SQL
4 145 (11.29%) Groovy
5 122 (9.50%) Python
6 112 (8.72%) Scala
7 70 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 69 (5.37%) Ruby
9 57 (4.44%) PHP
10 43 (3.35%) Bash Shell
11 41 (3.19%) C#
12 40 (3.12%) Perl
13 34 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.25%) C++
14 16 (1.25%) Clojure
15 14 (1.09%) AWK
15 14 (1.09%) sed
16 13 (1.01%) Erlang
17 12 (0.93%) C
17 12 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 76 (5.92%) Degree
3 43 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.078%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.75%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) SLA
3 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.078%) MiFID
6 1 (0.078%) SDET
System Software
1 92 (7.17%) Docker
2 16 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.55%) vSphere
4 5 (0.39%) HDFS
5 4 (0.31%) vCloud
6 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.078%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (2.49%) Graphite
2 21 (1.64%) Puppet
3 16 (1.25%) Oozie
4 11 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.70%) Ansible
6 6 (0.47%) Kibana
6 6 (0.47%) logstash
6 6 (0.47%) Rundeck
6 6 (0.47%) Salt
7 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.23%) Control-M
9 2 (0.16%) Mesos
9 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.16%) yum
10 1 (0.078%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.078%) Nagios
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 257 (20.02%) Oracle
2 59 (4.60%) Sybase
3 30 (2.34%) SOASTA, Inc
4 29 (2.26%) hybris
4 29 (2.26%) IBM
5 21 (1.64%) DataSynapse
5 21 (1.64%) Google
6 20 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.56%) VMware
7 15 (1.17%) Microsoft
7 15 (1.17%) Perforce
8 13 (1.01%) TIBCO
9 12 (0.93%) Fidessa
10 10 (0.78%) Adobe
11 9 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.62%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.62%) Twitter
13 7 (0.55%) Akamai
13 7 (0.55%) ATG
13 7 (0.55%) WorldPay
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ConSol Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Rate: £15,000 per annum 3 month fixed term contract
Posted: 15 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago