The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 72 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing Spring 622 483 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.57% 2.24% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 7.74% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 380 518
Average daily rate £455 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £48.40 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 196 £500 - 65
Docklands, London +4 8 £450 -5.26%
Uxbridge 0 3 £240 -
Canary Wharf +12 1 - - 1
Clapham - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £525 -
Croydon - 1 £300 - 2
Hayes - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1225 (98.00%) Java
2 684 (54.72%) Hibernate
3 460 (36.80%) TDD
4 417 (33.36%) Oracle
5 382 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 377 (30.16%) SQL
7 358 (28.64%) Web Services
8 346 (27.68%) J2EE
9 328 (26.24%) MVC
10 312 (24.96%) JavaScript
11 298 (23.84%) HTML
12 294 (23.52%) Maven
13 262 (20.96%) Scrum
14 261 (20.88%) Finance
15 254 (20.32%) Spring MVC
16 245 (19.60%) JUnit
16 245 (19.60%) XML
17 243 (19.44%) Banking
18 220 (17.60%) Linux
19 218 (17.44%) OO
20 209 (16.72%) CSS
21 202 (16.16%) jQuery
22 195 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
23 178 (14.24%) JMS
23 178 (14.24%) Relational Database
24 176 (14.08%) BDD
25 172 (13.76%) Tomcat
26 164 (13.12%) UNIX
27 163 (13.04%) JSP
27 163 (13.04%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 172 (13.76%) Tomcat
2 108 (8.64%) WebLogic
3 105 (8.40%) Apache
4 53 (4.24%) WebSphere
5 46 (3.68%) CMS
6 44 (3.52%) Oracle Coherence
7 37 (2.96%) Node.js
8 33 (2.64%) Mule
9 30 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 30 (2.40%) Alfresco
10 22 (1.76%) Adobe CQ
11 21 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
12 20 (1.60%) Liferay
12 20 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
13 18 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
13 18 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 18 (1.44%) GlassFish
14 17 (1.36%) Confluence
15 16 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
16 14 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.40%) Mingle
3 4 (0.32%) MS Project
4 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.080%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.40%) Global One
4 3 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.080%) RMDS
6 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.080%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.080%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (0.56%) SaaS
1 7 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.24%) GitHub
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.080%) PaaS
4 1 (0.080%) Heroku
4 1 (0.080%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.56%) HTTP
2 44 (3.52%) Internet
3 33 (2.64%) LDAP
4 19 (1.52%) Intranet
5 16 (1.28%) AMQP
6 12 (0.96%) SSL
7 10 (0.80%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.40%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.24%) SNMP
10 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.24%) DNS
11 2 (0.16%) DSL
11 2 (0.16%) FTP
12 1 (0.080%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (14.24%) Relational Database
2 142 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 125 (10.00%) MySQL
4 111 (8.88%) NoSQL
5 108 (8.64%) RDBMS
6 89 (7.12%) SQL Server
7 85 (6.80%) Oracle Database
8 50 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (2.96%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (2.80%) DB2
11 31 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (2.16%) Big Data
13 20 (1.60%) CouchDB
14 17 (1.36%) KDB
15 14 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
16 12 (0.96%) Hazelcast
17 9 (0.72%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 294 (23.52%) Maven
2 245 (19.60%) JUnit
3 127 (10.16%) Git (software)
4 119 (9.52%) Subversion
5 100 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 90 (7.20%) Eclipse
6 90 (7.20%) Hudson
7 89 (7.12%) Mockito
8 77 (6.16%) Ant
9 69 (5.52%) Cucumber
10 55 (4.40%) Selenium
11 50 (4.00%) JIRA
12 37 (2.96%) TeamCity
13 28 (2.24%) jMock
14 26 (2.08%) Jasmine
15 20 (1.60%) Apache Ivy
16 19 (1.52%) WebDriver
17 16 (1.28%) EasyMock
17 16 (1.28%) Hamcrest
17 16 (1.28%) Spring Roo
General
1 261 (20.88%) Finance
2 243 (19.44%) Banking
3 150 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 91 (7.28%) Front Office
5 39 (3.12%) Games
6 26 (2.08%) Publishing
7 25 (2.00%) Marketing
7 25 (2.00%) Retail
8 23 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.36%) Back Office
10 7 (0.56%) Advertising
10 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.40%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.32%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.080%) Local Government
14 1 (0.080%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.080%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 968 (77.44%) Developer
2 789 (63.12%) Java Developer
3 207 (16.56%) Senior Developer
4 160 (12.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 101 (8.08%) Architect
6 53 (4.24%) Scala Developer
7 45 (3.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 32 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
9 27 (2.16%) Software Developer
9 27 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
10 22 (1.76%) Java Architect
10 22 (1.76%) J2EE Developer
10 22 (1.76%) Technical Architect
11 21 (1.68%) Technical Leader
12 19 (1.52%) Deployment Engineer
12 19 (1.52%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (1.52%) Front-End Developer
13 18 (1.44%) Senior Architect
13 18 (1.44%) Lead Developer
13 18 (1.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 684 (54.72%) Hibernate
2 358 (28.64%) Web Services
3 346 (27.68%) J2EE
4 298 (23.84%) HTML
5 254 (20.32%) Spring MVC
6 245 (19.60%) XML
7 209 (16.72%) CSS
8 202 (16.16%) jQuery
9 178 (14.24%) JMS
10 163 (13.04%) JSP
10 163 (13.04%) SOAP
11 162 (12.96%) REST
12 161 (12.88%) Java EE
13 157 (12.56%) Struts
14 143 (11.44%) RESTful
15 135 (10.80%) JSON
16 132 (10.56%) JPA
17 120 (9.60%) Ajax
18 112 (8.96%) HTML5
19 105 (8.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.32%) Open Source
2 88 (7.04%) Derivative
3 63 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.04%) Fixed Income
4 31 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 24 (1.92%) Equities
8 19 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 19 (1.52%) Firmware
8 19 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 12 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 11 (0.88%) Physics
12 11 (0.88%) iPad
13 9 (0.72%) W3C
13 9 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.60%) Linux
2 164 (13.12%) UNIX
3 39 (3.12%) Windows
4 15 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 9 (0.72%) Android
7 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.48%) Solaris
9 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.080%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.080%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.080%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.080%) Debian
11 1 (0.080%) CentOS
11 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (36.80%) TDD
2 382 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (26.24%) MVC
4 262 (20.96%) Scrum
5 218 (17.44%) OO
6 195 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
7 176 (14.08%) BDD
8 162 (12.96%) E-Commerce
9 127 (10.16%) Multithreading
10 123 (9.84%) SOA
11 117 (9.36%) Unit Testing
12 86 (6.88%) UML
13 73 (5.84%) Kanban
14 72 (5.76%) Software Engineering
15 68 (5.44%) Pair Programming
16 59 (4.72%) Web Development
17 53 (4.24%) Analytics
18 50 (4.00%) Refactoring
19 45 (3.60%) Configuration Management
20 43 (3.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1225 (98.00%) Java
2 377 (30.16%) SQL
3 312 (24.96%) JavaScript
4 140 (11.20%) Scala
5 99 (7.92%) Groovy
5 99 (7.92%) PL/SQL
5 99 (7.92%) Ruby
6 95 (7.60%) Python
7 87 (6.96%) C#
8 78 (6.24%) Perl
9 50 (4.00%) C++
10 41 (3.28%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 36 (2.88%) PHP
13 23 (1.84%) Clojure
14 15 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.04%) VB
15 13 (1.04%) C
16 11 (0.88%) XQuery
17 8 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 120 (9.60%) Degree
2 26 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.080%) CISSP
6 1 (0.080%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.080%) CISA
6 1 (0.080%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.12%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.48%) Squid
3 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.080%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (2.64%) Puppet
2 25 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.48%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) Control-M
6 1 (0.080%) MOM
6 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.080%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.080%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.080%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 417 (33.36%) Oracle
2 125 (10.00%) JBoss
3 90 (7.20%) Sybase
4 47 (3.76%) TIBCO
5 45 (3.60%) GigaSpaces
6 42 (3.36%) Microsoft
7 37 (2.96%) hybris
8 33 (2.64%) Endeca
9 32 (2.56%) ATG
10 27 (2.16%) IBM
11 16 (1.28%) Adobe
12 15 (1.20%) ION Trading
12 15 (1.20%) FatWire
13 14 (1.12%) Akamai
13 14 (1.12%) SAP
14 13 (1.04%) Murex
15 12 (0.96%) Zend
15 12 (0.96%) Google
16 11 (0.88%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.88%) Bloomberg
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago