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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 84 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 489 640 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.33% 2.93% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 10.01% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 459 447
Average daily rate
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£473 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
6240 6395 6135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.73% 29.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4576 4470
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -14 122 £495 -1.00% 71
Canary Wharf +6 6 £500 -4.76%
Docklands, London +8 4 £383 -41.71%
Croydon - 2 - -
Wimbledon +1 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1095 (98.74%) Java
2 643 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
3 538 (48.51%) Hibernate
4 413 (37.24%) TDD
5 365 (32.91%) JavaScript
6 338 (30.48%) Web Services
7 333 (30.03%) J2EE
8 332 (29.94%) HTML
9 328 (29.58%) SQL
10 322 (29.04%) Oracle
11 318 (28.67%) XML
12 304 (27.41%) Scrum
13 286 (25.79%) Maven
14 276 (24.89%) MVC
15 267 (24.08%) JUnit
16 244 (22.00%) CSS
17 226 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
18 224 (20.20%) Finance
19 212 (19.12%) Spring MVC
20 202 (18.21%) OO
21 200 (18.03%) REST
22 199 (17.94%) Linux
23 191 (17.22%) Banking
24 183 (16.50%) jQuery
25 179 (16.14%) BDD
26 177 (15.96%) UNIX
27 170 (15.33%) JMS
28 169 (15.24%) Tomcat
28 169 (15.24%) JSP
28 169 (15.24%) Git (software)

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (15.24%) Tomcat
2 121 (10.91%) Apache
3 87 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 60 (5.41%) JBoss
5 47 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 42 (3.79%) Adobe CQ
7 35 (3.16%) Node.js
8 33 (2.98%) CMS
9 28 (2.52%) Apache Solr
10 27 (2.43%) Mule
11 23 (2.07%) TIBCO EMS
12 22 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
13 21 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (1.62%) Confluence
15 17 (1.53%) Jetty
16 11 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
17 10 (0.90%) Apache Spark
18 9 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
19 7 (0.63%) MQSeries
20 6 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.27%) MS Project
2 3 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.72%) Murex MxG2000
3 6 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.08%) GitHub
3 11 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.54%) SaaS
7 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.27%) PaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.18%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.89%) HTTP
2 19 (1.71%) Internet
3 15 (1.35%) SNMP
4 8 (0.72%) LDAP
5 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.27%) AMQP
7 3 (0.27%) DVB
7 3 (0.27%) Intranet
8 2 (0.18%) NFC
8 2 (0.18%) Firewall
8 2 (0.18%) VPN
8 2 (0.18%) SSL
9 1 (0.090%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.090%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.090%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.090%) SMS
9 1 (0.090%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (9.56%) Relational Database
2 88 (7.94%) MySQL
3 82 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 82 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 70 (6.31%) Oracle Database
5 58 (5.23%) Big Data
6 52 (4.69%) MongoDB
7 46 (4.15%) RDBMS
8 41 (3.70%) DB2
9 31 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (2.71%) Hadoop
11 29 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.71%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.99%) Redis
15 11 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
16 10 (0.90%) HBase
16 10 (0.90%) CouchDB
17 9 (0.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 286 (25.79%) Maven
2 267 (24.08%) JUnit
3 169 (15.24%) Git (software)
4 150 (13.53%) Subversion
5 111 (10.01%) Jenkins
6 109 (9.83%) Eclipse
7 106 (9.56%) Selenium
8 95 (8.57%) Mockito
8 95 (8.57%) JIRA
9 88 (7.94%) Ant
10 76 (6.85%) Cucumber
11 43 (3.88%) TeamCity
12 33 (2.98%) Hudson
13 29 (2.61%) Jasmine
14 22 (1.98%) jMock
14 22 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (1.98%) IntelliJ
15 20 (1.80%) CruiseControl
15 20 (1.80%) Redmine
15 20 (1.80%) EasyMock
General
1 224 (20.20%) Finance
2 191 (17.22%) Banking
3 102 (9.20%) Investment Banking
4 95 (8.57%) Front Office
5 36 (3.25%) Retail
6 30 (2.71%) Games
7 19 (1.71%) Publishing
7 19 (1.71%) Marketing
8 17 (1.53%) Advertising
9 13 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.90%) Back Office
11 7 (0.63%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.27%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Greek Language
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Law
14 2 (0.18%) iGaming
15 1 (0.090%) French Language
Job Titles
1 942 (84.94%) Developer
2 773 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 139 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 120 (10.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (4.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 42 (3.79%) Architect
7 31 (2.80%) Web Developer
8 30 (2.71%) Hybris Developer
9 27 (2.43%) Software Engineer
10 26 (2.34%) J2EE Developer
11 25 (2.25%) Scala Developer
11 25 (2.25%) Lead Developer
12 24 (2.16%) C# Developer
13 18 (1.62%) Lead Java Developer
14 16 (1.44%) Java Web Developer
15 15 (1.35%) Java Architect
16 13 (1.17%) Front-End Developer
16 13 (1.17%) Java Engineer
16 13 (1.17%) Software Developer
16 13 (1.17%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (48.51%) Hibernate
2 338 (30.48%) Web Services
3 333 (30.03%) J2EE
4 332 (29.94%) HTML
5 318 (28.67%) XML
6 244 (22.00%) CSS
7 212 (19.12%) Spring MVC
8 200 (18.03%) REST
9 183 (16.50%) jQuery
10 170 (15.33%) JMS
11 169 (15.24%) JSP
12 142 (12.80%) SOAP
13 117 (10.55%) RESTful
14 114 (10.28%) Java EE
14 114 (10.28%) JSON
15 105 (9.47%) Ajax
15 105 (9.47%) Struts
16 101 (9.11%) HTML5
17 91 (8.21%) Servlets
18 88 (7.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.31%) Computer Science
2 66 (5.95%) Open Source
3 58 (5.23%) Derivative
4 56 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (4.15%) Data Structures
6 38 (3.43%) Fixed Income
7 34 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.34%) Equities
8 26 (2.34%) User Experience
9 22 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.71%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.17%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
16 7 (0.63%) iPad
16 7 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 199 (17.94%) Linux
2 177 (15.96%) UNIX
3 25 (2.25%) Windows
4 10 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 8 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.63%) Android
6 7 (0.63%) CentOS
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.36%) VMS
10 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.090%) AIX
12 1 (0.090%) HPUX
12 1 (0.090%) Solaris
12 1 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (37.24%) TDD
3 304 (27.41%) Scrum
4 276 (24.89%) MVC
5 226 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
6 202 (18.21%) OO
7 179 (16.14%) BDD
8 140 (12.62%) Multithreading
9 128 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 118 (10.64%) SOA
11 94 (8.48%) Unit Testing
12 81 (7.30%) Kanban
13 63 (5.68%) Low Latency
14 62 (5.59%) Web Development
14 62 (5.59%) Software Engineering
15 59 (5.32%) DevOps
16 54 (4.87%) Pair Programming
17 47 (4.24%) UML
18 46 (4.15%) User Stories
19 43 (3.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1095 (98.74%) Java
2 365 (32.91%) JavaScript
3 328 (29.58%) SQL
4 102 (9.20%) PL/SQL
5 88 (7.94%) C#
6 82 (7.39%) Scala
7 58 (5.23%) Ruby
8 57 (5.14%) Groovy
9 56 (5.05%) Python
10 38 (3.43%) C++
11 33 (2.98%) PHP
12 32 (2.89%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.80%) Perl
15 11 (0.99%) XQuery
16 10 (0.90%) AWK
16 10 (0.90%) C
16 10 (0.90%) sed
17 8 (0.72%) VB
18 7 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (8.30%) Degree
2 47 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.71%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.81%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.27%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.090%) PhD
10 1 (0.090%) HND
10 1 (0.090%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.22%) QA
2 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.18%) Firmware
2 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.18%) GridGain
3 1 (0.090%) RHEV
3 1 (0.090%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (2.98%) Puppet
2 12 (1.08%) Ansible
3 11 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.90%) Oozie
5 7 (0.63%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.54%) yum
6 6 (0.54%) Kibana
7 4 (0.36%) StatsD
8 2 (0.18%) Nagios
8 2 (0.18%) Control-M
8 2 (0.18%) logstash
8 2 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.090%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.090%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.090%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 322 (29.04%) Oracle
2 74 (6.67%) Sybase
3 63 (5.68%) Adobe
4 54 (4.87%) hybris
5 53 (4.78%) TIBCO
6 28 (2.52%) Microsoft
7 18 (1.62%) Informatica
8 15 (1.35%) IBM
8 15 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.26%) Murex
9 14 (1.26%) SAP
9 14 (1.26%) Canoo
10 12 (1.08%) Google
11 11 (0.99%) Reuters
12 9 (0.81%) 29West
12 9 (0.81%) Bloomberg
13 8 (0.72%) Zend
13 8 (0.72%) ATG
13 8 (0.72%) Twitter
14 7 (0.63%) Atomikos
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Long term projects - 3 month rolling +
Posted: 3 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £525 per day
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Austin Fraser
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day + Benefits
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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Zetman
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
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