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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 72 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 616 752 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.65% 3.10% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.59% 9.87% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 553 557
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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -31.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
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 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 +15 195 £500 - 95
Croydon - 5 £300 -
Bromley +2 2 £400 - 5
Docklands, London +5 1 £600 -4.00%
Hounslow - 1 £500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 1205 (98.61%) Java
2 590 (48.28%) Hibernate
3 470 (38.46%) TDD
4 373 (30.52%) Oracle
5 361 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
6 348 (28.48%) J2EE
6 348 (28.48%) Web Services
7 346 (28.31%) SQL
8 324 (26.51%) JavaScript
8 324 (26.51%) MVC
9 296 (24.22%) HTML
10 279 (22.83%) Maven
11 262 (21.44%) Scrum
12 246 (20.13%) XML
13 242 (19.80%) Finance
14 238 (19.48%) JUnit
15 237 (19.39%) Spring MVC
16 227 (18.58%) Banking
17 208 (17.02%) CSS
18 207 (16.94%) BDD
19 189 (15.47%) OO
20 171 (13.99%) jQuery
21 168 (13.75%) Linux
22 166 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
23 160 (13.09%) E-Commerce
24 156 (12.77%) Tomcat
25 148 (12.11%) Multithreading
26 146 (11.95%) UNIX
26 146 (11.95%) JSP
26 146 (11.95%) JSON

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 156 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 105 (8.59%) Apache
3 86 (7.04%) WebLogic
4 61 (4.99%) Oracle Coherence
5 34 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.13%) CMS
6 26 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
7 24 (1.96%) Confluence
8 21 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 19 (1.55%) Node.js
9 19 (1.55%) GlassFish
10 18 (1.47%) Mule
10 18 (1.47%) Liferay
11 17 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
12 16 (1.31%) Jetty
13 15 (1.23%) Apache Solr
14 13 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
15 11 (0.90%) Alfresco
15 11 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.33%) MS Project
3 4 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.41%) Global One
5 4 (0.33%) RMDS
6 3 (0.25%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.082%) HFM
8 1 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.082%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.74%) SaaS
2 9 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.41%) GitHub
4 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.95%) HTTP
2 32 (2.62%) Internet
3 20 (1.64%) LDAP
4 9 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.74%) FTP
5 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.57%) SSL
6 7 (0.57%) Intranet
6 7 (0.57%) AMQP
7 6 (0.49%) SSH
8 5 (0.41%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.33%) Multicast
10 3 (0.25%) DSL
11 2 (0.16%) SNMP
11 2 (0.16%) DNS
12 1 (0.082%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.76%) MongoDB
2 106 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 105 (8.59%) Oracle Database
4 96 (7.86%) MySQL
5 81 (6.63%) Relational Database
6 79 (6.46%) SQL Server
7 60 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 42 (3.44%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.95%) RDBMS
11 33 (2.70%) Big Data
12 22 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.47%) KDB
15 16 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (1.06%) DB2
17 12 (0.98%) CouchDB
18 11 (0.90%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.90%) Redis
18 11 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 279 (22.83%) Maven
2 238 (19.48%) JUnit
3 115 (9.41%) Mockito
4 101 (8.27%) Subversion
5 100 (8.18%) Cucumber
5 100 (8.18%) Jenkins
6 93 (7.61%) Eclipse
7 83 (6.79%) Ant
8 76 (6.22%) Git (software)
9 66 (5.40%) Hudson
10 62 (5.07%) JIRA
11 55 (4.50%) Selenium
12 39 (3.19%) TeamCity
13 31 (2.54%) Jasmine
14 23 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
14 23 (1.88%) jMock
15 20 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (1.64%) Visual Studio
15 20 (1.64%) Hamcrest
16 18 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 242 (19.80%) Finance
2 227 (18.58%) Banking
3 124 (10.15%) Investment Banking
4 123 (10.07%) Front Office
5 36 (2.95%) Back Office
6 29 (2.37%) Games
7 16 (1.31%) Publishing
7 16 (1.31%) Marketing
8 15 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.15%) Retail
10 9 (0.74%) Advertising
11 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.082%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.082%) Law
14 1 (0.082%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1011 (82.73%) Developer
2 838 (68.58%) Java Developer
3 183 (14.98%) Senior Developer
4 146 (11.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 59 (4.83%) Architect
6 58 (4.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 40 (3.27%) Web Developer
8 36 (2.95%) J2EE Developer
9 32 (2.62%) Scala Developer
10 31 (2.54%) Agile Java Developer
11 26 (2.13%) Analyst
11 26 (2.13%) Applications Developer
11 26 (2.13%) Java Web Developer
12 25 (2.05%) Software Developer
12 25 (2.05%) Software Engineer
13 20 (1.64%) Programmer
14 16 (1.31%) Front Office Developer
14 16 (1.31%) Senior Software Developer
14 16 (1.31%) Web Applications Developer
15 15 (1.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (48.28%) Hibernate
2 348 (28.48%) J2EE
2 348 (28.48%) Web Services
3 296 (24.22%) HTML
4 246 (20.13%) XML
5 237 (19.39%) Spring MVC
6 208 (17.02%) CSS
7 171 (13.99%) jQuery
8 146 (11.95%) JSP
8 146 (11.95%) JSON
9 144 (11.78%) SOAP
10 139 (11.37%) JMS
11 138 (11.29%) REST
12 134 (10.97%) Struts
13 125 (10.23%) Java EE
13 125 (10.23%) RESTful
14 107 (8.76%) JPA
15 106 (8.67%) Ajax
16 104 (8.51%) HTML5
17 86 (7.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.72%) Open Source
2 72 (5.89%) Fixed Income
3 58 (4.75%) Derivative
4 52 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.70%) Credit Risk
6 27 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 26 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (1.72%) Market Risk
9 19 (1.55%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.15%) Equities
11 13 (1.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 11 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.74%) W3C
14 7 (0.57%) Firmware
14 7 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 168 (13.75%) Linux
2 146 (11.95%) UNIX
3 23 (1.88%) Windows
4 13 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.90%) Solaris
6 10 (0.82%) Android
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.41%) AIX
8 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.16%) MVS
11 1 (0.082%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.082%) HPUX
11 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.082%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (38.46%) TDD
2 361 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (26.51%) MVC
4 262 (21.44%) Scrum
5 207 (16.94%) BDD
6 189 (15.47%) OO
7 166 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 160 (13.09%) E-Commerce
9 148 (12.11%) Multithreading
10 127 (10.39%) SOA
11 87 (7.12%) Unit Testing
12 84 (6.87%) Software Engineering
13 83 (6.79%) Low Latency
14 81 (6.63%) Pair Programming
15 79 (6.46%) UML
16 67 (5.48%) Web Development
17 61 (4.99%) Kanban
17 61 (4.99%) OOD
18 45 (3.68%) Analytics
19 44 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1205 (98.61%) Java
2 346 (28.31%) SQL
3 324 (26.51%) JavaScript
4 100 (8.18%) Scala
5 86 (7.04%) Groovy
6 85 (6.96%) C#
6 85 (6.96%) PL/SQL
7 63 (5.16%) Python
8 50 (4.09%) C++
9 45 (3.68%) Ruby
10 42 (3.44%) Perl
11 35 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 32 (2.62%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.96%) PHP
14 23 (1.88%) XPath
15 22 (1.80%) Clojure
16 21 (1.72%) XQuery
17 16 (1.31%) VB
18 13 (1.06%) C
19 12 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (6.79%) Degree
2 34 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.49%) Sun Certification
4 6 (0.49%) OCPJP
5 5 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.082%) CISSP
8 1 (0.082%) CISA
8 1 (0.082%) GIAC
8 1 (0.082%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.07%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.57%) HDFS
2 6 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.082%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (0.82%) Puppet
2 9 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.33%) Oozie
4 4 (0.33%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.082%) logstash
6 1 (0.082%) YUM
6 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.082%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 373 (30.52%) Oracle
2 90 (7.36%) Sybase
3 88 (7.20%) JBoss
4 59 (4.83%) TIBCO
5 33 (2.70%) hybris
6 31 (2.54%) Google
6 31 (2.54%) Microsoft
7 30 (2.45%) IBM
8 18 (1.47%) Akamai
9 17 (1.39%) ION Trading
10 15 (1.23%) Adobe
11 14 (1.15%) ATG
12 13 (1.06%) Endeca
12 13 (1.06%) Bloomberg
13 12 (0.98%) GigaSpaces
14 10 (0.82%) Zend
15 9 (0.74%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.74%) FatWire
15 9 (0.74%) Fidessa
15 9 (0.74%) Murex
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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London
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £585 - £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
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Oliver Bernard
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MBA Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Parallel Consulting
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Hydrogen Group
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Aston Carter
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