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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 74 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 639 754 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.72% 3.11% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.83% 9.91% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 557 550
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.81% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7236 7612 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.79% 31.36% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5486 5303
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 76 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +16 197 £500 -2.43% 92
Bromley +4 5 £350 - 8
Croydon - 4 £300 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £500 - 3
Docklands, London +8 1 £600 -4.00%
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1188 (98.59%) Java
2 573 (47.55%) Hibernate
3 467 (38.76%) TDD
4 368 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
5 352 (29.21%) Oracle
6 343 (28.46%) Web Services
7 342 (28.38%) J2EE
8 336 (27.88%) SQL
9 319 (26.47%) MVC
10 312 (25.89%) JavaScript
11 283 (23.49%) HTML
12 272 (22.57%) Maven
13 259 (21.49%) Scrum
14 253 (21.00%) XML
15 244 (20.25%) JUnit
16 238 (19.75%) Finance
17 232 (19.25%) Spring MVC
18 228 (18.92%) Banking
19 219 (18.17%) BDD
20 199 (16.51%) CSS
21 192 (15.93%) OO
22 175 (14.52%) Linux
23 174 (14.44%) jQuery
24 169 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
25 162 (13.44%) E-Commerce
26 160 (13.28%) UNIX
27 149 (12.37%) Tomcat
28 147 (12.20%) Multithreading
29 145 (12.03%) JSON
30 141 (11.70%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 149 (12.37%) Tomcat
2 99 (8.22%) Apache
3 78 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 56 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
5 36 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.16%) Adobe CQ
7 25 (2.07%) Confluence
8 24 (1.99%) CMS
9 20 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
9 20 (1.66%) Mule
10 18 (1.49%) GlassFish
10 18 (1.49%) Node.js
11 17 (1.41%) Liferay
11 17 (1.41%) Jetty
12 15 (1.24%) Apache Solr
12 15 (1.24%) TIBCO EMS
13 12 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
14 11 (0.91%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (0.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.33%) MS Project
3 4 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
1 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.41%) Global One
4 4 (0.33%) RMDS
5 3 (0.25%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.083%) HFM
7 1 (0.083%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.083%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.75%) SaaS
2 9 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.50%) GitHub
4 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.07%) HTTP
2 32 (2.66%) Internet
3 19 (1.58%) LDAP
4 9 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.75%) FTP
5 8 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.58%) SSL
7 6 (0.50%) Intranet
7 6 (0.50%) AMQP
7 6 (0.50%) SSH
8 5 (0.41%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.33%) Multicast
10 3 (0.25%) DSL
11 2 (0.17%) SNMP
11 2 (0.17%) DNS
12 1 (0.083%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.083%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (8.80%) NoSQL
2 103 (8.55%) MongoDB
3 99 (8.22%) Oracle Database
4 98 (8.13%) MySQL
5 77 (6.39%) SQL Server
6 73 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 60 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 50 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 42 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 41 (3.40%) Big Data
11 31 (2.57%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.49%) KDB
14 15 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.00%) DB2
15 12 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.00%) Redis
15 12 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.91%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 272 (22.57%) Maven
2 244 (20.25%) JUnit
3 117 (9.71%) Mockito
4 108 (8.96%) Subversion
5 107 (8.88%) Cucumber
6 102 (8.46%) Jenkins
7 94 (7.80%) Eclipse
8 85 (7.05%) Git (software)
9 79 (6.56%) Ant
10 67 (5.56%) Hudson
11 64 (5.31%) JIRA
12 58 (4.81%) Selenium
13 41 (3.40%) TeamCity
14 33 (2.74%) Jasmine
15 25 (2.07%) jMock
16 20 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (1.66%) Visual Studio
16 20 (1.66%) Hamcrest
17 19 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
18 18 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 238 (19.75%) Finance
2 228 (18.92%) Banking
3 122 (10.12%) Investment Banking
4 121 (10.04%) Front Office
5 36 (2.99%) Back Office
6 29 (2.41%) Games
7 15 (1.24%) Publishing
7 15 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.24%) Marketing
8 14 (1.16%) Retail
9 9 (0.75%) Advertising
10 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Legal
12 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.083%) Law
13 1 (0.083%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1002 (83.15%) Developer
2 829 (68.80%) Java Developer
3 176 (14.61%) Senior Developer
4 139 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 59 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 58 (4.81%) Architect
7 39 (3.24%) Web Developer
8 36 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
9 31 (2.57%) Agile Java Developer
9 31 (2.57%) Scala Developer
10 26 (2.16%) Software Engineer
10 26 (2.16%) Applications Developer
10 26 (2.16%) Java Web Developer
11 25 (2.07%) Software Developer
12 24 (1.99%) Analyst
13 18 (1.49%) Front Office Developer
14 17 (1.41%) Web Applications Developer
14 17 (1.41%) Programmer
15 16 (1.33%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (1.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (47.55%) Hibernate
2 343 (28.46%) Web Services
3 342 (28.38%) J2EE
4 283 (23.49%) HTML
5 253 (21.00%) XML
6 232 (19.25%) Spring MVC
7 199 (16.51%) CSS
8 174 (14.44%) jQuery
9 145 (12.03%) JSON
10 141 (11.70%) SOAP
11 138 (11.45%) REST
12 137 (11.37%) JSP
13 131 (10.87%) JMS
14 126 (10.46%) RESTful
15 119 (9.88%) Java EE
16 118 (9.79%) Struts
17 103 (8.55%) HTML5
18 102 (8.46%) JPA
19 98 (8.13%) Ajax
20 76 (6.31%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.46%) Open Source
2 68 (5.64%) Fixed Income
3 58 (4.81%) Derivative
4 47 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 30 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 23 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.83%) Market Risk
10 19 (1.58%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 12 (1.00%) Equities
13 10 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (0.75%) W3C
14 9 (0.75%) Data Integration
15 7 (0.58%) Grid Computing
15 7 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
16 6 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 175 (14.52%) Linux
2 160 (13.28%) UNIX
3 27 (2.24%) Windows
4 13 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.00%) Solaris
6 10 (0.83%) Android
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.41%) AIX
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.17%) HPUX
10 2 (0.17%) MVS
11 1 (0.083%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.083%) Debian
11 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (38.76%) TDD
2 368 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (26.47%) MVC
4 259 (21.49%) Scrum
5 219 (18.17%) BDD
6 192 (15.93%) OO
7 169 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
8 162 (13.44%) E-Commerce
9 147 (12.20%) Multithreading
10 118 (9.79%) SOA
11 86 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 85 (7.05%) Pair Programming
12 85 (7.05%) Software Engineering
13 83 (6.89%) Low Latency
14 76 (6.31%) UML
15 63 (5.23%) Web Development
15 63 (5.23%) Kanban
16 58 (4.81%) OOD
17 44 (3.65%) Extreme Programming
18 43 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1188 (98.59%) Java
2 336 (27.88%) SQL
3 312 (25.89%) JavaScript
4 99 (8.22%) Scala
5 86 (7.14%) Groovy
5 86 (7.14%) C#
6 80 (6.64%) PL/SQL
7 61 (5.06%) Python
8 51 (4.23%) C++
9 45 (3.73%) Ruby
10 39 (3.24%) Shell Script
10 39 (3.24%) Perl
11 34 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.07%) PHP
13 24 (1.99%) XPath
14 22 (1.83%) Clojure
15 21 (1.74%) XQuery
16 16 (1.33%) VB
17 15 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 14 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (6.47%) Degree
2 32 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.58%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.50%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.083%) HND
9 1 (0.083%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.81%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (0.58%) HDFS
2 5 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.083%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (0.75%) Puppet
2 8 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.33%) Oozie
4 4 (0.33%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.17%) YUM
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.083%) logstash
6 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.083%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 352 (29.21%) Oracle
2 88 (7.30%) Sybase
3 85 (7.05%) JBoss
4 55 (4.56%) TIBCO
5 34 (2.82%) hybris
6 32 (2.66%) IBM
6 32 (2.66%) Microsoft
7 30 (2.49%) Google
8 21 (1.74%) Adobe
9 18 (1.49%) Akamai
10 17 (1.41%) ION Trading
11 13 (1.08%) ATG
11 13 (1.08%) Bloomberg
12 12 (1.00%) Endeca
13 11 (0.91%) GigaSpaces
14 10 (0.83%) Zend
14 10 (0.83%) Murex
15 9 (0.75%) Fidessa
16 8 (0.66%) Sun
16 8 (0.66%) FatWire
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London
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London
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London
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London
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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Central London / West End
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Rate: £600 per day | 12 month contract
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London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
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London
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London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
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London
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London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
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