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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 77 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 590 503 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.52% 2.32% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 8.09% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 401 523
Average daily rate £450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
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
6877 6214 7689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.43% 28.72% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4962 4521 5077
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
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 £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 66 84
Average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £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 24 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 24 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 +38 183 £500 - 30
Docklands, London +13 8 £450 -5.26%
Uxbridge - 3 £240 - 1
Croydon - 2 £300 -
Canary Wharf +13 1 - -
Clapham - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £525 -
Chessington - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 1207 (97.97%) Java
2 675 (54.79%) Hibernate
3 456 (37.01%) TDD
4 410 (33.28%) Oracle
5 371 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
6 370 (30.03%) SQL
7 355 (28.81%) Web Services
8 338 (27.44%) J2EE
9 326 (26.46%) MVC
10 311 (25.24%) JavaScript
11 295 (23.94%) HTML
12 289 (23.46%) Maven
13 261 (21.19%) Scrum
14 258 (20.94%) Finance
15 253 (20.54%) Spring MVC
16 243 (19.72%) Banking
17 240 (19.48%) XML
18 239 (19.40%) JUnit
19 216 (17.53%) Linux
20 214 (17.37%) OO
21 207 (16.80%) CSS
22 195 (15.83%) jQuery
23 191 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
24 179 (14.53%) JMS
25 172 (13.96%) BDD
25 172 (13.96%) Relational Database
26 168 (13.64%) Tomcat
27 163 (13.23%) E-Commerce
28 160 (12.99%) JSP
28 160 (12.99%) UNIX

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 168 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 106 (8.60%) WebLogic
3 103 (8.36%) Apache
4 50 (4.06%) WebSphere
5 45 (3.65%) CMS
6 43 (3.49%) Oracle Coherence
7 36 (2.92%) Node.js
8 32 (2.60%) Mule
9 30 (2.44%) Alfresco
10 29 (2.35%) Apache Solr
11 22 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
12 20 (1.62%) Apache ServiceMix
12 20 (1.62%) WebLogic Portal
13 19 (1.54%) Liferay
14 18 (1.46%) GlassFish
15 17 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
16 16 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
16 16 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 14 (1.14%) Jetty
17 14 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.32%) MS Project
2 4 (0.32%) Mingle
3 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.081%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.41%) Global One
5 3 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.081%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.081%) RMDS
7 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.081%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (0.57%) SaaS
1 7 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.081%) IaaS
4 1 (0.081%) PaaS
4 1 (0.081%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.46%) HTTP
2 43 (3.49%) Internet
3 30 (2.44%) LDAP
4 18 (1.46%) Intranet
5 14 (1.14%) AMQP
6 11 (0.89%) SSL
7 9 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.65%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.41%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.24%) SNMP
10 3 (0.24%) DNS
10 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.16%) FTP
11 2 (0.16%) DSL
12 1 (0.081%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.96%) Relational Database
2 142 (11.53%) MongoDB
3 125 (10.15%) MySQL
4 111 (9.01%) NoSQL
5 104 (8.44%) RDBMS
6 87 (7.06%) SQL Server
7 81 (6.57%) Oracle Database
8 51 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (3.08%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (2.68%) DB2
12 31 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (2.19%) Big Data
14 20 (1.62%) CouchDB
15 17 (1.38%) KDB
16 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.89%) Hazelcast
18 11 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
19 8 (0.65%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 289 (23.46%) Maven
2 239 (19.40%) JUnit
3 121 (9.82%) Git (software)
4 117 (9.50%) Subversion
5 96 (7.79%) Jenkins
6 94 (7.63%) Eclipse
7 90 (7.31%) Mockito
8 87 (7.06%) Hudson
9 79 (6.41%) Ant
10 70 (5.68%) Cucumber
11 55 (4.46%) Selenium
12 45 (3.65%) JIRA
13 36 (2.92%) TeamCity
14 27 (2.19%) jMock
15 26 (2.11%) Jasmine
16 21 (1.70%) Apache Ivy
17 20 (1.62%) WebDriver
18 17 (1.38%) Hamcrest
19 16 (1.30%) FitNesse
19 16 (1.30%) EasyMock
General
1 258 (20.94%) Finance
2 243 (19.72%) Banking
3 151 (12.26%) Investment Banking
4 92 (7.47%) Front Office
5 35 (2.84%) Games
6 26 (2.11%) Marketing
6 26 (2.11%) Retail
7 25 (2.03%) Publishing
8 22 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.38%) Back Office
10 7 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.57%) Advertising
11 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.32%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Billing
13 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.081%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.081%) International Banking
14 1 (0.081%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 956 (77.60%) Developer
2 780 (63.31%) Java Developer
3 200 (16.23%) Senior Developer
4 155 (12.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 94 (7.63%) Architect
6 53 (4.30%) Scala Developer
7 42 (3.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 32 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
9 26 (2.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (1.95%) Software Developer
11 22 (1.79%) Technical Architect
12 21 (1.70%) Technical Leader
13 20 (1.62%) Java Architect
13 20 (1.62%) Web Developer
14 19 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (1.54%) J2EE Developer
14 19 (1.54%) Front-End Developer
15 18 (1.46%) Deployment Engineer
16 16 (1.30%) Senior Architect
16 16 (1.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (54.79%) Hibernate
2 355 (28.81%) Web Services
3 338 (27.44%) J2EE
4 295 (23.94%) HTML
5 253 (20.54%) Spring MVC
6 240 (19.48%) XML
7 207 (16.80%) CSS
8 195 (15.83%) jQuery
9 179 (14.53%) JMS
10 160 (12.99%) JSP
11 159 (12.91%) SOAP
12 155 (12.58%) Java EE
13 154 (12.50%) Struts
14 153 (12.42%) REST
15 141 (11.44%) RESTful
16 134 (10.88%) JSON
17 130 (10.55%) JPA
18 114 (9.25%) Ajax
19 109 (8.85%) HTML5
20 105 (8.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.09%) Open Source
2 86 (6.98%) Derivative
3 63 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.11%) Fixed Income
4 31 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 24 (1.95%) Equities
7 20 (1.62%) Credit Risk
8 18 (1.46%) Firmware
8 18 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 12 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 11 (0.89%) Physics
12 10 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.81%) iPad
12 10 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 216 (17.53%) Linux
2 160 (12.99%) UNIX
3 38 (3.08%) Windows
4 15 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.06%) Mac OS X
6 9 (0.73%) Android
7 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.41%) Solaris
9 5 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.081%) CentOS
11 1 (0.081%) Debian
11 1 (0.081%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.081%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.081%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (37.01%) TDD
2 371 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (26.46%) MVC
4 261 (21.19%) Scrum
5 214 (17.37%) OO
6 191 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
7 172 (13.96%) BDD
8 163 (13.23%) E-Commerce
9 123 (9.98%) Multithreading
10 119 (9.66%) SOA
11 113 (9.17%) Unit Testing
12 85 (6.90%) UML
13 73 (5.93%) Kanban
14 69 (5.60%) Pair Programming
14 69 (5.60%) Software Engineering
15 55 (4.46%) Web Development
16 53 (4.30%) Analytics
17 48 (3.90%) Refactoring
18 45 (3.65%) Configuration Management
19 42 (3.41%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 1207 (97.97%) Java
2 370 (30.03%) SQL
3 311 (25.24%) JavaScript
4 139 (11.28%) Scala
5 98 (7.95%) Groovy
6 97 (7.87%) PL/SQL
7 95 (7.71%) Ruby
8 92 (7.47%) Python
9 84 (6.82%) C#
10 77 (6.25%) Perl
11 50 (4.06%) C++
12 39 (3.17%) Bash Shell
13 36 (2.92%) PHP
13 36 (2.92%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.95%) Clojure
15 14 (1.14%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.06%) VB
16 13 (1.06%) C
17 11 (0.89%) XQuery
18 8 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 120 (9.74%) Degree
2 26 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.081%) CISSP
6 1 (0.081%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.081%) CISA
6 1 (0.081%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.11%) QA
2 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.41%) Squid
3 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.081%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (2.52%) Puppet
2 24 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.49%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.16%) Control-M
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.081%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.081%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.081%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.081%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.081%) MOM
Vendors
1 410 (33.28%) Oracle
2 123 (9.98%) JBoss
3 91 (7.39%) Sybase
4 48 (3.90%) TIBCO
5 41 (3.33%) GigaSpaces
6 39 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 37 (3.00%) hybris
8 32 (2.60%) ATG
9 31 (2.52%) Endeca
10 24 (1.95%) IBM
11 17 (1.38%) Adobe
12 15 (1.22%) ION Trading
12 15 (1.22%) Akamai
13 14 (1.14%) SAP
13 14 (1.14%) FatWire
14 13 (1.06%) Murex
15 12 (0.97%) Google
15 12 (0.97%) Zend
16 11 (0.89%) Bloomberg
16 11 (0.89%) Red Hat
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