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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 77 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 615 869 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.51% 3.44% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.30% 11.06% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 658 603
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +385.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £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 30 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 30 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 -10 169 £475 -9.52% 76
Bromley +8 8 £413 -10.81% 1
Canary Wharf -10 5 £450 -14.28%
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 1
Docklands, London +18 2 £555 -1.33%
Paddington +8 1 - -
Croydon -7 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 1225 (99.03%) Java
2 683 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
3 591 (47.78%) Hibernate
4 473 (38.24%) TDD
5 370 (29.91%) MVC
6 360 (29.10%) Oracle
7 354 (28.62%) Web Services
8 352 (28.46%) JavaScript
9 341 (27.57%) J2EE
10 335 (27.08%) SQL
11 309 (24.98%) Scrum
12 298 (24.09%) XML
13 287 (23.20%) HTML
14 281 (22.72%) Maven
15 279 (22.55%) Spring MVC
16 264 (21.34%) JUnit
17 239 (19.32%) Finance
18 225 (18.19%) BDD
19 218 (17.62%) OO
19 218 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
20 217 (17.54%) Banking
21 210 (16.98%) CSS
22 206 (16.65%) Linux
23 197 (15.93%) jQuery
24 187 (15.12%) UNIX
25 179 (14.47%) E-Commerce
26 169 (13.66%) Tomcat
27 161 (13.02%) JSP
28 156 (12.61%) Multithreading
28 156 (12.61%) REST

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 169 (13.66%) Tomcat
2 119 (9.62%) Apache
3 74 (5.98%) WebLogic
4 51 (4.12%) Oracle Coherence
5 44 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 36 (2.91%) CMS
7 31 (2.51%) Adobe CQ
8 26 (2.10%) Confluence
9 25 (2.02%) Node.js
10 21 (1.70%) Apache Solr
10 21 (1.70%) Mule
11 18 (1.46%) Jetty
11 18 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.21%) Liferay
13 13 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
16 9 (0.73%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.32%) MS Project
2 4 (0.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
1 9 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.65%) Murex MxG2000
3 4 (0.32%) RMDS
3 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.24%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.081%) HFM
6 1 (0.081%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.13%) GitHub
3 8 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.49%) SaaS
5 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.07%) HTTP
2 33 (2.67%) Internet
3 15 (1.21%) LDAP
4 10 (0.81%) SNMP
5 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.65%) FTP
6 6 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.49%) SSH
6 6 (0.49%) AMQP
7 5 (0.40%) SSL
8 4 (0.32%) Multicast
9 1 (0.081%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.081%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.081%) DSL
9 1 (0.081%) Firewall
9 1 (0.081%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.81%) MySQL
2 108 (8.73%) NoSQL
3 91 (7.36%) Oracle Database
4 85 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 72 (5.82%) Relational Database
6 64 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 60 (4.85%) Big Data
8 55 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 47 (3.80%) Hadoop
10 42 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.78%) DB2
13 21 (1.70%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.46%) Redis
15 15 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.21%) CouchDB
16 14 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
18 12 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 281 (22.72%) Maven
2 264 (21.34%) JUnit
3 136 (10.99%) Subversion
4 132 (10.67%) Jenkins
5 120 (9.70%) Cucumber
6 116 (9.38%) Mockito
7 113 (9.14%) Git (software)
8 107 (8.65%) Eclipse
9 89 (7.19%) Selenium
10 81 (6.55%) JIRA
11 78 (6.31%) Ant
12 62 (5.01%) Hudson
13 53 (4.28%) TeamCity
14 29 (2.34%) IntelliJ
15 28 (2.26%) Jasmine
16 27 (2.18%) CruiseControl
17 25 (2.02%) jMock
18 24 (1.94%) EasyMock
19 23 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 17 (1.37%) Gradle
General
1 239 (19.32%) Finance
2 217 (17.54%) Banking
3 114 (9.22%) Front Office
4 112 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.26%) Back Office
6 23 (1.86%) Retail
6 23 (1.86%) Games
7 16 (1.29%) Publishing
7 16 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.89%) Advertising
8 11 (0.89%) Marketing
9 8 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.24%) Law
11 3 (0.24%) Legal
12 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.081%) Electronics
13 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.081%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 1052 (85.04%) Developer
2 878 (70.98%) Java Developer
3 154 (12.45%) Senior Developer
4 128 (10.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 57 (4.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 47 (3.80%) Web Developer
7 44 (3.56%) Architect
8 39 (3.15%) Software Engineer
9 35 (2.83%) J2EE Developer
10 30 (2.43%) Java Web Developer
11 29 (2.34%) Applications Developer
12 25 (2.02%) Scala Developer
12 25 (2.02%) Hybris Developer
13 24 (1.94%) Agile Java Developer
14 22 (1.78%) Front Office Developer
15 21 (1.70%) Software Developer
16 20 (1.62%) Programmer
17 19 (1.54%) Lead Developer
17 19 (1.54%) Web Applications Developer
18 17 (1.37%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (47.78%) Hibernate
2 354 (28.62%) Web Services
3 341 (27.57%) J2EE
4 298 (24.09%) XML
5 287 (23.20%) HTML
6 279 (22.55%) Spring MVC
7 210 (16.98%) CSS
8 197 (15.93%) jQuery
9 161 (13.02%) JSP
10 156 (12.61%) REST
11 155 (12.53%) JMS
11 155 (12.53%) JSON
12 146 (11.80%) SOAP
13 134 (10.83%) RESTful
14 125 (10.11%) Ajax
15 110 (8.89%) Struts
16 102 (8.25%) Java EE
17 89 (7.19%) HTML5
18 87 (7.03%) Servlets
19 77 (6.22%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.30%) Open Source
2 63 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 51 (4.12%) Derivative
4 49 (3.96%) Fixed Income
5 46 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 44 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (2.75%) Market Risk
9 31 (2.51%) Algorithms
10 28 (2.26%) Mathematics
11 27 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (2.02%) Credit Risk
13 18 (1.46%) User Experience
14 17 (1.37%) Digital Media
15 13 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
16 12 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 10 (0.81%) Equities
18 9 (0.73%) W3C
18 9 (0.73%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 206 (16.65%) Linux
2 187 (15.12%) UNIX
3 28 (2.26%) Windows
4 13 (1.05%) Android
5 10 (0.81%) Solaris
6 9 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.40%) AIX
8 4 (0.32%) CentOS
8 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.24%) Debian
9 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.16%) MVS
10 2 (0.16%) HPUX
11 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 473 (38.24%) TDD
3 370 (29.91%) MVC
4 309 (24.98%) Scrum
5 225 (18.19%) BDD
6 218 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (17.62%) OO
7 179 (14.47%) E-Commerce
8 156 (12.61%) Multithreading
9 125 (10.11%) SOA
10 106 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 104 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 92 (7.44%) Low Latency
13 78 (6.31%) Kanban
13 78 (6.31%) Pair Programming
14 72 (5.82%) UML
15 71 (5.74%) OOD
16 69 (5.58%) Web Development
17 65 (5.25%) Mentoring
18 55 (4.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1225 (99.03%) Java
2 352 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 335 (27.08%) SQL
4 100 (8.08%) Scala
5 84 (6.79%) PL/SQL
6 80 (6.47%) C#
7 61 (4.93%) Groovy
8 53 (4.28%) Python
9 48 (3.88%) C++
10 46 (3.72%) Ruby
11 45 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 41 (3.31%) PHP
13 34 (2.75%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.94%) XQuery
15 23 (1.86%) XPath
16 20 (1.62%) Perl
17 17 (1.37%) C
18 13 (1.05%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.05%) Clojure
19 9 (0.73%) sed
Qualifications
1 88 (7.11%) Degree
2 27 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.89%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.49%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.081%) HND
9 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.081%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.31%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.40%) HDFS
2 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.081%) Docker
3 1 (0.081%) RHEV
3 1 (0.081%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (2.02%) Puppet
2 11 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.81%) Oozie
4 7 (0.57%) YUM
5 6 (0.49%) Ansible
6 5 (0.40%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.16%) Salt
8 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.081%) logstash
9 1 (0.081%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.081%) Nagios
9 1 (0.081%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 360 (29.10%) Oracle
2 77 (6.22%) Sybase
3 57 (4.61%) JBoss
4 45 (3.64%) TIBCO
5 44 (3.56%) hybris
6 37 (2.99%) Adobe
7 28 (2.26%) IBM
7 28 (2.26%) Google
8 23 (1.86%) Microsoft
9 16 (1.29%) Informatica
10 15 (1.21%) Zend
11 13 (1.05%) Murex
11 13 (1.05%) Bloomberg
11 13 (1.05%) FatWire
12 11 (0.89%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.81%) Reuters
14 8 (0.65%) Sun
14 8 (0.65%) 29West
15 7 (0.57%) Akamai
15 7 (0.57%) Perforce
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