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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 85 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 514 632 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.42% 2.89% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 9.75% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 438 399
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
6298 6485 5952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.66% 29.67% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 4563 4327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 59 50
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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
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 4 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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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 -14 121 £500 - 75
Canary Wharf +11 8 £500 -4.76%
Docklands, London -1 7 £499 -21.76% 1
Hammersmith +1 2 £325 -27.77%
Croydon - 2 - -
Wimbledon 0 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Brentford - - - - 3
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1073 (98.71%) Java
2 622 (57.22%) Agile Software Development
3 504 (46.37%) Hibernate
4 404 (37.17%) TDD
5 379 (34.87%) JavaScript
6 361 (33.21%) Web Services
7 347 (31.92%) HTML
8 336 (30.91%) J2EE
9 326 (29.99%) SQL
10 300 (27.60%) XML
11 298 (27.41%) Oracle
12 286 (26.31%) Maven
13 272 (25.02%) Scrum
14 260 (23.92%) CSS
15 244 (22.45%) JUnit
15 244 (22.45%) MVC
16 220 (20.24%) Finance
17 217 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
18 208 (19.14%) REST
19 190 (17.48%) Spring MVC
19 190 (17.48%) Tomcat
20 178 (16.38%) OO
21 177 (16.28%) Banking
22 174 (16.01%) Linux
23 171 (15.73%) jQuery
24 169 (15.55%) BDD
25 167 (15.36%) Git (software)
26 163 (15.00%) JMS
27 161 (14.81%) JSP
28 147 (13.52%) RESTful

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 190 (17.48%) Tomcat
2 135 (12.42%) Apache
3 98 (9.02%) WebLogic
4 62 (5.70%) JBoss
5 44 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 42 (3.86%) Adobe CQ
7 41 (3.77%) Node.js
8 31 (2.85%) CMS
9 29 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (2.58%) Mule
11 23 (2.12%) TIBCO EMS
11 23 (2.12%) Apache Solr
12 22 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
13 19 (1.75%) Jetty
14 15 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (1.38%) Confluence
15 10 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
17 8 (0.74%) Liferay
18 6 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (0.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.37%) MS Project
3 3 (0.28%) MS Office
4 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.28%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.092%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.092%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.74%) GitHub
5 7 (0.64%) SaaS
6 6 (0.55%) ElastiCache
6 6 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.14%) HTTP
2 18 (1.66%) Internet
3 12 (1.10%) SNMP
4 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.74%) LDAP
5 7 (0.64%) Intranet
6 6 (0.55%) AMQP
7 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.28%) VPN
8 3 (0.28%) DVB
8 3 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.18%) Network Security
9 2 (0.18%) NFC
9 2 (0.18%) Firewall
9 2 (0.18%) Extranet
10 1 (0.092%) SSL
10 1 (0.092%) SMS
10 1 (0.092%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.092%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (10.21%) Relational Database
2 76 (6.99%) Oracle Database
3 75 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 74 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 72 (6.62%) MySQL
6 50 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 45 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 43 (3.96%) DB2
8 43 (3.96%) Big Data
9 40 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.29%) Jackrabbit
14 13 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.20%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.01%) Redis
16 8 (0.74%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.74%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 286 (26.31%) Maven
2 244 (22.45%) JUnit
3 167 (15.36%) Git (software)
4 127 (11.68%) Subversion
5 115 (10.58%) Eclipse
6 109 (10.03%) Jenkins
7 95 (8.74%) Selenium
8 92 (8.46%) Ant
9 91 (8.37%) JIRA
10 87 (8.00%) Mockito
11 64 (5.89%) Cucumber
12 32 (2.94%) Jasmine
13 31 (2.85%) TeamCity
14 26 (2.39%) Hudson
15 24 (2.21%) jMock
16 21 (1.93%) Redmine
17 20 (1.84%) IntelliJ
18 17 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 16 (1.47%) Gradle
19 16 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 220 (20.24%) Finance
2 177 (16.28%) Banking
3 92 (8.46%) Investment Banking
4 80 (7.36%) Front Office
5 33 (3.04%) Retail
6 30 (2.76%) Games
7 19 (1.75%) Advertising
7 19 (1.75%) Marketing
8 17 (1.56%) Publishing
9 13 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.10%) Back Office
11 7 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) Legal
13 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) iGaming
14 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.18%) Greek Language
15 1 (0.092%) Law
Job Titles
1 923 (84.91%) Developer
2 747 (68.72%) Java Developer
3 142 (13.06%) Senior Developer
4 123 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 55 (5.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 44 (4.05%) Architect
7 36 (3.31%) Scala Developer
8 33 (3.04%) Hybris Developer
9 30 (2.76%) Web Developer
10 25 (2.30%) J2EE Developer
11 24 (2.21%) C# Developer
12 21 (1.93%) Software Engineer
13 18 (1.66%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (1.66%) Java Web Developer
14 16 (1.47%) Lead Developer
15 15 (1.38%) Java Architect
15 15 (1.38%) Front-End Developer
16 14 (1.29%) Oracle Developer
17 13 (1.20%) Technical Architect
17 13 (1.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (46.37%) Hibernate
2 361 (33.21%) Web Services
3 347 (31.92%) HTML
4 336 (30.91%) J2EE
5 300 (27.60%) XML
6 260 (23.92%) CSS
7 208 (19.14%) REST
8 190 (17.48%) Spring MVC
9 171 (15.73%) jQuery
10 163 (15.00%) JMS
11 161 (14.81%) JSP
12 147 (13.52%) RESTful
13 146 (13.43%) SOAP
14 125 (11.50%) JSON
15 118 (10.86%) HTML5
16 112 (10.30%) Struts
17 102 (9.38%) Java EE
18 97 (8.92%) JPA
19 86 (7.91%) Ajax
20 85 (7.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.61%) Derivative
4 57 (5.24%) Open Source
5 45 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.76%) User Experience
8 29 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 29 (2.67%) Equities
8 29 (2.67%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
9 19 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.20%) Market Risk
11 12 (1.10%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.92%) iPad
14 8 (0.74%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.64%) Online Games
15 7 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.01%) Linux
2 133 (12.24%) UNIX
3 16 (1.47%) Windows
4 10 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 9 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 9 (0.83%) CentOS
6 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.37%) Android
7 4 (0.37%) VMS
8 2 (0.18%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.092%) AIX
9 1 (0.092%) SUSE
9 1 (0.092%) Debian
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.092%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (57.22%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (37.17%) TDD
3 272 (25.02%) Scrum
4 244 (22.45%) MVC
5 217 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (16.38%) OO
7 169 (15.55%) BDD
8 138 (12.70%) Multithreading
9 125 (11.50%) SOA
10 124 (11.41%) E-Commerce
11 87 (8.00%) Unit Testing
12 70 (6.44%) DevOps
13 68 (6.26%) Kanban
14 63 (5.80%) Web Development
15 61 (5.61%) Software Engineering
16 57 (5.24%) Low Latency
17 52 (4.78%) Pair Programming
18 46 (4.23%) UML
19 43 (3.96%) User Stories
20 39 (3.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1073 (98.71%) Java
2 379 (34.87%) JavaScript
3 326 (29.99%) SQL
4 99 (9.11%) PL/SQL
5 97 (8.92%) Scala
6 74 (6.81%) C#
7 55 (5.06%) Python
8 54 (4.97%) Ruby
9 52 (4.78%) Groovy
10 28 (2.58%) PHP
11 27 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.30%) C++
13 23 (2.12%) Perl
14 19 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.74%) VB
16 7 (0.64%) XQuery
16 7 (0.64%) AWK
16 7 (0.64%) sed
16 7 (0.64%) Clojure
17 6 (0.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 95 (8.74%) Degree
2 50 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.47%) VCP4
5 14 (1.29%) Sun Certification
6 10 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.92%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.28%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.092%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.43%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.28%) EMIR
3 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.092%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (0.83%) Docker
2 5 (0.46%) Firmware
3 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.18%) GridGain
5 1 (0.092%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (2.58%) Puppet
2 14 (1.29%) Ansible
3 9 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.74%) Kibana
5 7 (0.64%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.64%) Oozie
6 5 (0.46%) StatsD
7 3 (0.28%) Salt
7 3 (0.28%) logstash
7 3 (0.28%) yum
8 2 (0.18%) Mesos
8 2 (0.18%) Nagios
8 2 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.092%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.092%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 298 (27.41%) Oracle
2 66 (6.07%) Sybase
3 55 (5.06%) hybris
4 52 (4.78%) TIBCO
5 48 (4.42%) Adobe
6 23 (2.12%) Microsoft
7 18 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.56%) SAP
8 17 (1.56%) Informatica
9 16 (1.47%) Google
10 15 (1.38%) Canoo
11 13 (1.20%) IBM
11 13 (1.20%) Endeca
12 11 (1.01%) ATG
13 10 (0.92%) Twitter
14 9 (0.83%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.83%) 29West
15 8 (0.74%) Atomikos
15 8 (0.74%) Axway
15 8 (0.74%) FatWire
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