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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 74 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 637 828 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.60% 3.35% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 10.68% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 625 605
Average daily rate
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£450 £485 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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
7428 7752 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.36% 31.33% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5587 5366
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 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 18 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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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 -8 180 £494 -5.95% 68
Bromley - 8 £413 - 2
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 2
Docklands, London +14 2 £555 -1.33%
Paddington +7 1 - -
Croydon -4 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf -11 1 £450 -14.28%
Hackney - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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 1207 (99.02%) Java
2 658 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (47.58%) Hibernate
4 468 (38.39%) TDD
5 365 (29.94%) MVC
5 365 (29.94%) Oracle
6 343 (28.14%) J2EE
6 343 (28.14%) Web Services
7 333 (27.32%) JavaScript
8 330 (27.07%) SQL
9 293 (24.04%) Scrum
10 281 (23.05%) XML
11 278 (22.81%) Maven
12 276 (22.64%) HTML
13 273 (22.40%) Spring MVC
14 252 (20.67%) JUnit
15 230 (18.87%) Finance
16 227 (18.62%) BDD
17 216 (17.72%) OO
18 214 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
18 214 (17.56%) Banking
19 208 (17.06%) Linux
20 199 (16.32%) CSS
21 187 (15.34%) jQuery
22 185 (15.18%) UNIX
23 173 (14.19%) E-Commerce
24 163 (13.37%) Tomcat
25 157 (12.88%) JSP
26 155 (12.72%) Multithreading
27 153 (12.55%) REST

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 163 (13.37%) Tomcat
2 116 (9.52%) Apache
3 74 (6.07%) WebLogic
4 55 (4.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 42 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 32 (2.63%) CMS
7 28 (2.30%) Adobe CQ
8 27 (2.21%) Confluence
9 25 (2.05%) Node.js
10 21 (1.72%) Mule
11 19 (1.56%) Jetty
12 17 (1.39%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
14 14 (1.15%) Liferay
14 14 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
17 10 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
18 9 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
18 9 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.33%) MS Project
2 4 (0.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.49%) Murex MxG2000
3 5 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.33%) RMDS
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.082%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.98%) GitHub
3 8 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.49%) SaaS
4 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.71%) HTTP
1 33 (2.71%) Internet
2 14 (1.15%) LDAP
3 9 (0.74%) SNMP
4 8 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.66%) FTP
5 7 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.49%) SSL
6 6 (0.49%) AMQP
6 6 (0.49%) SSH
7 4 (0.33%) Multicast
8 2 (0.16%) DSL
8 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.082%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.082%) DNS
9 1 (0.082%) Firewall
9 1 (0.082%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.082%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.11%) MySQL
2 107 (8.78%) NoSQL
3 99 (8.12%) Oracle Database
4 89 (7.30%) MongoDB
5 70 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 66 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 55 (4.51%) Big Data
9 45 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 45 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.56%) Redis
12 19 (1.56%) Apache Hive
13 18 (1.48%) DB2
14 15 (1.23%) CouchDB
14 15 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 278 (22.81%) Maven
2 252 (20.67%) JUnit
3 137 (11.24%) Subversion
4 128 (10.50%) Jenkins
5 116 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 112 (9.19%) Mockito
7 105 (8.61%) Eclipse
8 104 (8.53%) Git (software)
9 80 (6.56%) Selenium
10 75 (6.15%) Ant
11 74 (6.07%) JIRA
12 66 (5.41%) Hudson
13 53 (4.35%) TeamCity
14 29 (2.38%) jMock
15 28 (2.30%) CruiseControl
16 27 (2.21%) IntelliJ
17 25 (2.05%) Jasmine
18 23 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 22 (1.80%) EasyMock
20 16 (1.31%) Gradle
General
1 230 (18.87%) Finance
2 214 (17.56%) Banking
3 116 (9.52%) Front Office
4 114 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.38%) Back Office
6 22 (1.80%) Games
7 18 (1.48%) Retail
8 16 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.23%) Publishing
10 12 (0.98%) Advertising
11 11 (0.90%) Marketing
12 9 (0.74%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.25%) Law
13 3 (0.25%) Legal
13 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.082%) Electronics
15 1 (0.082%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.082%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 1024 (84.00%) Developer
2 863 (70.80%) Java Developer
3 155 (12.72%) Senior Developer
4 129 (10.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 60 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 44 (3.61%) Architect
7 40 (3.28%) Web Developer
8 39 (3.20%) Software Engineer
9 37 (3.04%) J2EE Developer
10 29 (2.38%) Applications Developer
11 26 (2.13%) Java Web Developer
11 26 (2.13%) Hybris Developer
12 24 (1.97%) Scala Developer
12 24 (1.97%) Agile Java Developer
13 23 (1.89%) Front Office Developer
14 21 (1.72%) Software Developer
15 19 (1.56%) Programmer
15 19 (1.56%) Web Applications Developer
16 18 (1.48%) Lead Developer
17 16 (1.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (47.58%) Hibernate
2 343 (28.14%) J2EE
2 343 (28.14%) Web Services
3 281 (23.05%) XML
4 276 (22.64%) HTML
5 273 (22.40%) Spring MVC
6 199 (16.32%) CSS
7 187 (15.34%) jQuery
8 157 (12.88%) JSP
9 153 (12.55%) REST
10 149 (12.22%) JSON
11 141 (11.57%) JMS
12 137 (11.24%) SOAP
13 129 (10.58%) RESTful
14 122 (10.01%) Ajax
15 111 (9.11%) Struts
16 101 (8.29%) Java EE
17 87 (7.14%) Servlets
18 85 (6.97%) HTML5
19 81 (6.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.27%) Open Source
2 61 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 52 (4.27%) Derivative
3 52 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 43 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.87%) Market Risk
6 33 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (2.38%) Credit Risk
8 27 (2.21%) Mathematics
9 25 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.48%) Digital Media
11 17 (1.39%) User Experience
12 13 (1.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 13 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
13 11 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.74%) W3C
14 9 (0.74%) Equities
14 9 (0.74%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.74%) Social Network
15 7 (0.57%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 208 (17.06%) Linux
2 185 (15.18%) UNIX
3 29 (2.38%) Windows
4 12 (0.98%) Android
5 11 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.82%) Solaris
7 9 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.41%) AIX
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.33%) CentOS
10 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Debian
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) MVS
12 2 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (38.39%) TDD
3 365 (29.94%) MVC
4 293 (24.04%) Scrum
5 227 (18.62%) BDD
6 216 (17.72%) OO
7 214 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
8 173 (14.19%) E-Commerce
9 155 (12.72%) Multithreading
10 113 (9.27%) SOA
11 105 (8.61%) Software Engineering
12 94 (7.71%) Low Latency
13 92 (7.55%) Unit Testing
14 79 (6.48%) Kanban
15 78 (6.40%) Pair Programming
16 73 (5.99%) UML
17 67 (5.50%) OOD
17 67 (5.50%) Web Development
18 59 (4.84%) Mentoring
19 55 (4.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1207 (99.02%) Java
2 333 (27.32%) JavaScript
3 330 (27.07%) SQL
4 101 (8.29%) Scala
5 83 (6.81%) PL/SQL
6 78 (6.40%) C#
7 63 (5.17%) Groovy
8 56 (4.59%) Python
9 49 (4.02%) C++
10 47 (3.86%) Ruby
11 46 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 40 (3.28%) PHP
13 35 (2.87%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.97%) XQuery
15 23 (1.89%) XPath
16 19 (1.56%) Perl
17 18 (1.48%) C
18 13 (1.07%) T-SQL
18 13 (1.07%) Clojure
19 9 (0.74%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 85 (6.97%) Degree
2 28 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.90%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.49%) OCPJP
6 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.082%) HND
9 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.082%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.15%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.41%) HDFS
2 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.082%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 21 (1.72%) Puppet
2 10 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.66%) Oozie
4 6 (0.49%) Ansible
4 6 (0.49%) YUM
5 5 (0.41%) OpenSSO
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) Salt
7 1 (0.082%) logstash
7 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.082%) Nagios
7 1 (0.082%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 365 (29.94%) Oracle
2 80 (6.56%) Sybase
3 63 (5.17%) JBoss
4 42 (3.45%) hybris
5 40 (3.28%) TIBCO
6 31 (2.54%) IBM
7 30 (2.46%) Adobe
8 29 (2.38%) Google
9 23 (1.89%) Microsoft
10 15 (1.23%) Zend
11 14 (1.15%) Murex
11 14 (1.15%) Bloomberg
12 12 (0.98%) FatWire
13 11 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.66%) Informatica
14 8 (0.66%) Reuters
14 8 (0.66%) Sun
14 8 (0.66%) Akamai
15 7 (0.57%) 29West
16 6 (0.49%) DataSynapse
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