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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 88 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 548 723 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.38% 2.98% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.95% 9.95% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 548 515
Average daily rate
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£451 £464 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £626 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
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
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
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 £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 141 £473 -0.52% 58
Canary Wharf +12 11 £450 -14.28%
Docklands, London +14 2 £383 -41.71%
Bromley +5 1 £350 -24.32%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1172 (98.90%) Java
2 679 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 571 (48.19%) Hibernate
4 455 (38.40%) TDD
5 376 (31.73%) JavaScript
6 349 (29.45%) Web Services
7 342 (28.86%) SQL
8 340 (28.69%) HTML
9 339 (28.61%) Oracle
10 332 (28.02%) Scrum
11 327 (27.59%) MVC
12 324 (27.34%) J2EE
13 322 (27.17%) XML
14 297 (25.06%) Maven
15 292 (24.64%) JUnit
16 248 (20.93%) Spring MVC
17 246 (20.76%) CSS
18 235 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
19 222 (18.73%) OO
19 222 (18.73%) Finance
20 216 (18.23%) Banking
21 207 (17.47%) UNIX
22 203 (17.13%) BDD
23 197 (16.62%) Linux
24 189 (15.95%) jQuery
25 187 (15.78%) REST
26 179 (15.11%) Tomcat
27 178 (15.02%) JSP
28 160 (13.50%) Git (software)
29 152 (12.83%) Multithreading

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 179 (15.11%) Tomcat
2 127 (10.72%) Apache
3 78 (6.58%) WebLogic
4 61 (5.15%) JBoss
5 50 (4.22%) WebSphere
6 41 (3.46%) Adobe CQ
7 40 (3.38%) CMS
8 35 (2.95%) Oracle Coherence
9 32 (2.70%) Apache Solr
10 30 (2.53%) Confluence
11 29 (2.45%) Node.js
12 22 (1.86%) Mule
13 21 (1.77%) TIBCO EMS
14 20 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (1.60%) Jetty
16 14 (1.18%) Apache Spark
17 9 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
17 9 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
17 9 (0.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.25%) MS Project
2 3 (0.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.68%) Murex MxG2000
3 5 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.25%) RMDS
5 1 (0.084%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.084%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.10%) GitHub
3 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.084%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.78%) HTTP
2 19 (1.60%) Internet
3 13 (1.10%) LDAP
3 13 (1.10%) SNMP
4 7 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.51%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.42%) AMQP
7 3 (0.25%) SSH
7 3 (0.25%) DVB
8 2 (0.17%) SSL
9 1 (0.084%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.084%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.084%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.084%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.084%) Extranet
9 1 (0.084%) Intranet
9 1 (0.084%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.61%) NoSQL
2 99 (8.35%) Relational Database
2 99 (8.35%) MySQL
3 82 (6.92%) SQL Server
4 73 (6.16%) Oracle Database
4 73 (6.16%) Big Data
5 67 (5.65%) MongoDB
6 46 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 45 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 35 (2.95%) DB2
9 29 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (2.28%) Apache Hive
11 25 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.35%) Redis
14 14 (1.18%) HBase
14 14 (1.18%) CouchDB
15 13 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.93%) KDB
Development Applications
1 297 (25.06%) Maven
2 292 (24.64%) JUnit
3 160 (13.50%) Git (software)
4 152 (12.83%) Subversion
5 128 (10.80%) Jenkins
6 112 (9.45%) Eclipse
7 111 (9.37%) Selenium
8 108 (9.11%) JIRA
9 106 (8.95%) Mockito
10 92 (7.76%) Cucumber
11 82 (6.92%) Ant
12 50 (4.22%) TeamCity
13 41 (3.46%) Hudson
14 30 (2.53%) IntelliJ
15 28 (2.36%) Jasmine
16 24 (2.03%) CruiseControl
16 24 (2.03%) EasyMock
17 22 (1.86%) jMock
17 22 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.60%) Redmine
General
1 222 (18.73%) Finance
2 216 (18.23%) Banking
3 119 (10.04%) Investment Banking
4 108 (9.11%) Front Office
5 34 (2.87%) Games
6 32 (2.70%) Retail
7 22 (1.86%) Back Office
8 19 (1.60%) Publishing
9 17 (1.43%) Marketing
10 15 (1.27%) Advertising
10 15 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.51%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.34%) Legal
12 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.17%) Law
13 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.084%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1001 (84.47%) Developer
2 825 (69.62%) Java Developer
3 157 (13.25%) Senior Developer
4 134 (11.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (4.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 41 (3.46%) Web Developer
7 40 (3.38%) Architect
8 36 (3.04%) Software Engineer
9 34 (2.87%) Hybris Developer
10 28 (2.36%) J2EE Developer
11 24 (2.03%) Lead Developer
12 23 (1.94%) Java Web Developer
13 21 (1.77%) Scala Developer
14 20 (1.69%) Applications Developer
15 19 (1.60%) Software Developer
16 18 (1.52%) C# Developer
17 17 (1.43%) Lead Java Developer
18 14 (1.18%) Java Architect
19 13 (1.10%) Java Engineer
20 12 (1.01%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (48.19%) Hibernate
2 349 (29.45%) Web Services
3 340 (28.69%) HTML
4 324 (27.34%) J2EE
5 322 (27.17%) XML
6 248 (20.93%) Spring MVC
7 246 (20.76%) CSS
8 189 (15.95%) jQuery
9 187 (15.78%) REST
10 178 (15.02%) JSP
11 150 (12.66%) JMS
12 131 (11.05%) JSON
13 128 (10.80%) SOAP
14 123 (10.38%) RESTful
15 115 (9.70%) Java EE
16 112 (9.45%) HTML5
17 111 (9.37%) Ajax
18 105 (8.86%) Servlets
19 104 (8.78%) Struts
20 87 (7.34%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.00%) Open Source
2 71 (5.99%) Computer Science
3 56 (4.73%) Derivative
4 53 (4.47%) Data Structures
5 49 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 49 (4.14%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (2.78%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.03%) Market Risk
10 23 (1.94%) User Experience
11 22 (1.86%) Equities
12 18 (1.52%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
15 12 (1.01%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.76%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.68%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 207 (17.47%) UNIX
2 197 (16.62%) Linux
3 27 (2.28%) Windows
4 11 (0.93%) Android
5 10 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (0.59%) CentOS
7 7 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.34%) VMS
10 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 2 (0.17%) HPUX
11 2 (0.17%) Solaris
11 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.084%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.084%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (38.40%) TDD
3 332 (28.02%) Scrum
4 327 (27.59%) MVC
5 235 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
6 222 (18.73%) OO
7 203 (17.13%) BDD
8 152 (12.83%) Multithreading
9 144 (12.15%) E-Commerce
10 120 (10.13%) SOA
11 104 (8.78%) Unit Testing
12 95 (8.02%) Kanban
13 86 (7.26%) Software Engineering
14 76 (6.41%) Low Latency
15 74 (6.24%) Pair Programming
16 68 (5.74%) Web Development
17 58 (4.89%) OOD
18 55 (4.64%) DevOps
19 48 (4.05%) UML
20 43 (3.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1172 (98.90%) Java
2 376 (31.73%) JavaScript
3 342 (28.86%) SQL
4 106 (8.95%) PL/SQL
5 97 (8.19%) C#
6 85 (7.17%) Scala
7 58 (4.89%) Python
8 52 (4.39%) Ruby
9 51 (4.30%) Groovy
10 45 (3.80%) C++
11 43 (3.63%) PHP
12 38 (3.21%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.62%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.69%) Perl
15 15 (1.27%) XQuery
15 15 (1.27%) C
16 13 (1.10%) sed
16 13 (1.10%) AWK
16 13 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (8.61%) Degree
2 43 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.69%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (0.84%) OCPJP
6 8 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.084%) PhD
10 1 (0.084%) HND
10 1 (0.084%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.50%) QA
2 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) HDFS
2 2 (0.17%) GridGain
2 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.084%) RHEV
3 1 (0.084%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (2.95%) Puppet
2 14 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.18%) Oozie
3 11 (0.93%) Ansible
4 7 (0.59%) yum
4 7 (0.59%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.17%) Salt
6 2 (0.17%) Kibana
6 2 (0.17%) StatsD
6 2 (0.17%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.084%) logstash
7 1 (0.084%) Graphite
7 1 (0.084%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 339 (28.61%) Oracle
2 73 (6.16%) Sybase
3 60 (5.06%) TIBCO
4 58 (4.89%) Adobe
5 56 (4.73%) hybris
6 30 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 21 (1.77%) Informatica
8 20 (1.69%) Google
8 20 (1.69%) IBM
9 15 (1.27%) Zend
10 14 (1.18%) Murex
10 14 (1.18%) Canoo
11 12 (1.01%) Reuters
11 12 (1.01%) 29West
12 11 (0.93%) SAP
12 11 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.93%) FatWire
13 10 (0.84%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.76%) Perforce
15 7 (0.59%) ION Trading
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