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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 75 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 639 821 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 3.23% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.65% 10.27% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 623 596
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £614 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
7388 7994 7788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.48% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5178 5789 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 74
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +11 191 £500 -4.76% 86
Bromley +9 8 £413 - 2
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 2
Docklands, London +11 1 £555 -16.22%
Croydon +1 1 - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1201 (98.60%) Java
2 575 (47.21%) Hibernate
3 455 (37.36%) TDD
4 375 (30.79%) Oracle
5 364 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
6 352 (28.90%) MVC
7 351 (28.82%) SQL
8 340 (27.91%) Web Services
9 333 (27.34%) J2EE
10 321 (26.35%) JavaScript
11 280 (22.99%) Scrum
12 277 (22.74%) HTML
13 276 (22.66%) Maven
14 274 (22.50%) XML
15 257 (21.10%) JUnit
15 257 (21.10%) Spring MVC
16 236 (19.38%) Finance
17 227 (18.64%) BDD
18 223 (18.31%) Banking
19 212 (17.41%) Linux
20 208 (17.08%) OO
21 202 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
22 196 (16.09%) CSS
23 190 (15.60%) UNIX
24 187 (15.35%) jQuery
25 166 (13.63%) E-Commerce
26 158 (12.97%) Tomcat
27 152 (12.48%) JSP
28 148 (12.15%) Multithreading
29 147 (12.07%) REST

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 158 (12.97%) Tomcat
2 113 (9.28%) Apache
3 83 (6.81%) WebLogic
4 58 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 41 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 27 (2.22%) CMS
7 25 (2.05%) Confluence
8 23 (1.89%) Mule
9 22 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
10 21 (1.72%) Node.js
11 20 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
12 19 (1.56%) Apache Solr
13 18 (1.48%) Liferay
14 17 (1.40%) Jetty
15 14 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
16 12 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.82%) IIS
17 10 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
18 9 (0.74%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.33%) MS Project
3 4 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.49%) Murex MxG2000
3 4 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.33%) RMDS
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.25%) Global One
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.082%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.90%) GitHub
3 9 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.66%) SaaS
5 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.87%) Internet
2 32 (2.63%) HTTP
3 18 (1.48%) LDAP
4 8 (0.66%) FTP
5 7 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.49%) SSL
6 6 (0.49%) SSH
7 5 (0.41%) AMQP
7 5 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.33%) SNMP
8 4 (0.33%) Multicast
9 3 (0.25%) DSL
10 1 (0.082%) Firewall
10 1 (0.082%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.082%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.082%) DNS
10 1 (0.082%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (9.28%) MySQL
2 112 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 104 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 100 (8.21%) MongoDB
5 73 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 61 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 59 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 52 (4.27%) Big Data
9 48 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 47 (3.86%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.56%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.48%) Redis
15 17 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (1.40%) CouchDB
16 16 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (1.07%) DB2
19 12 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 276 (22.66%) Maven
2 257 (21.10%) JUnit
3 133 (10.92%) Subversion
4 122 (10.02%) Jenkins
5 116 (9.52%) Mockito
6 115 (9.44%) Cucumber
7 101 (8.29%) Eclipse
8 96 (7.88%) Git (software)
9 74 (6.08%) Selenium
10 72 (5.91%) Ant
11 70 (5.75%) JIRA
11 70 (5.75%) Hudson
12 56 (4.60%) TeamCity
13 28 (2.30%) CruiseControl
14 26 (2.13%) jMock
15 25 (2.05%) Jasmine
16 22 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (1.64%) IntelliJ
18 19 (1.56%) Visual Studio
18 19 (1.56%) EasyMock
General
1 236 (19.38%) Finance
2 223 (18.31%) Banking
3 121 (9.93%) Investment Banking
4 118 (9.69%) Front Office
5 33 (2.71%) Back Office
6 22 (1.81%) Games
7 18 (1.48%) Retail
8 16 (1.31%) Publishing
8 16 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.99%) Marketing
10 10 (0.82%) Advertising
11 6 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.33%) German Language
13 3 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) Legal
14 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.082%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1019 (83.66%) Developer
2 845 (69.38%) Java Developer
3 155 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 123 (10.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 59 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 48 (3.94%) Architect
7 40 (3.28%) Web Developer
8 39 (3.20%) J2EE Developer
9 38 (3.12%) Software Engineer
10 28 (2.30%) Applications Developer
11 26 (2.13%) Agile Java Developer
12 25 (2.05%) Hybris Developer
12 25 (2.05%) Java Web Developer
13 24 (1.97%) Software Developer
13 24 (1.97%) Scala Developer
14 22 (1.81%) Front Office Developer
15 19 (1.56%) Web Applications Developer
16 18 (1.48%) Analyst
17 17 (1.40%) Programmer
18 16 (1.31%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (47.21%) Hibernate
2 340 (27.91%) Web Services
3 333 (27.34%) J2EE
4 277 (22.74%) HTML
5 274 (22.50%) XML
6 257 (21.10%) Spring MVC
7 196 (16.09%) CSS
8 187 (15.35%) jQuery
9 152 (12.48%) JSP
10 147 (12.07%) REST
11 139 (11.41%) JSON
12 136 (11.17%) SOAP
13 130 (10.67%) RESTful
14 126 (10.34%) JMS
15 112 (9.20%) Ajax
16 109 (8.95%) Struts
17 107 (8.78%) Java EE
18 88 (7.22%) HTML5
19 84 (6.90%) JPA
19 84 (6.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.44%) Open Source
2 64 (5.25%) Fixed Income
3 53 (4.35%) Derivative
4 51 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.79%) Credit Risk
5 34 (2.79%) Market Risk
6 29 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 28 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.56%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
10 13 (1.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 10 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.74%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.74%) Equities
12 9 (0.74%) Social Network
12 9 (0.74%) W3C
13 8 (0.66%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.41%) Online Games
14 5 (0.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 212 (17.41%) Linux
2 190 (15.60%) UNIX
3 29 (2.38%) Windows
4 12 (0.99%) Solaris
4 12 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.90%) Android
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.41%) CentOS
8 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.41%) AIX
9 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.25%) Debian
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.16%) HPUX
11 2 (0.16%) MVS
12 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (37.36%) TDD
2 364 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (28.90%) MVC
4 280 (22.99%) Scrum
5 227 (18.64%) BDD
6 208 (17.08%) OO
7 202 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
8 166 (13.63%) E-Commerce
9 148 (12.15%) Multithreading
10 111 (9.11%) SOA
11 103 (8.46%) Software Engineering
12 93 (7.64%) Unit Testing
13 92 (7.55%) Low Latency
14 82 (6.73%) Pair Programming
15 76 (6.24%) UML
16 75 (6.16%) Kanban
17 69 (5.67%) Web Development
18 64 (5.25%) OOD
19 62 (5.09%) Mentoring
20 55 (4.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1201 (98.60%) Java
2 351 (28.82%) SQL
3 321 (26.35%) JavaScript
4 93 (7.64%) Scala
5 92 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 87 (7.14%) C#
7 73 (5.99%) Groovy
8 62 (5.09%) Python
9 57 (4.68%) C++
10 46 (3.78%) Shell Script
11 43 (3.53%) Ruby
12 39 (3.20%) Bash Shell
13 37 (3.04%) PHP
14 28 (2.30%) Perl
15 26 (2.13%) XPath
16 25 (2.05%) XQuery
17 19 (1.56%) C
18 17 (1.40%) Clojure
19 15 (1.23%) T-SQL
20 10 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (6.73%) Degree
2 29 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.90%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.49%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.082%) HND
9 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.082%) PhD
9 1 (0.082%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.67%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (0.57%) HDFS
2 5 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.082%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (1.15%) Puppet
2 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.57%) Oozie
5 6 (0.49%) YUM
6 5 (0.41%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.33%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.082%) logstash
9 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 375 (30.79%) Oracle
2 86 (7.06%) Sybase
3 65 (5.34%) JBoss
4 42 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 41 (3.37%) hybris
6 35 (2.87%) IBM
7 30 (2.46%) Microsoft
8 29 (2.38%) Google
9 26 (2.13%) Adobe
10 17 (1.40%) Bloomberg
11 16 (1.31%) Zend
12 14 (1.15%) Murex
13 11 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.90%) ION Trading
14 10 (0.82%) Akamai
15 9 (0.74%) FatWire
15 9 (0.74%) Fidessa
16 8 (0.66%) Sun
16 8 (0.66%) Reuters
17 7 (0.57%) ATG
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