The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 60 133 101
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -32
Contract jobs citing Spring 283 143 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.19% 1.50% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 5.72% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 88 113
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2367 2502 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.68% 26.16% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1590 1205
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 36 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the South East region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the South East region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +23 67 £475 +3.82% 14
West Sussex +30 44 £500 +7.52% 7
Surrey +9 36 £500 +17.64% 11
East Sussex +34 29 £475 +31.94% 9
Berkshire +1 29 £450 +28.57% 6
Hampshire +5 26 £425 +30.36% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £306 -5.76% 3
Kent +13 12 £500 +81.81%
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Middlesex - 6 £360 -
Sussex +1 3 £475 +18.75%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 534 (98.89%) Java
2 342 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (47.78%) JUnit
4 196 (36.30%) HTML
4 196 (36.30%) REST
5 172 (31.85%) JavaScript
5 172 (31.85%) Scrum
6 170 (31.48%) CSS
7 169 (31.30%) Jenkins
8 168 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
9 154 (28.52%) Web Services
10 153 (28.33%) JSON
11 147 (27.22%) SQL
12 145 (26.85%) RESTful
13 142 (26.30%) Subversion
14 137 (25.37%) TDD
15 136 (25.19%) Hibernate
16 132 (24.44%) MVC
17 119 (22.04%) Oracle
18 115 (21.30%) JIRA
19 113 (20.93%) Linux
20 112 (20.74%) Maven
21 111 (20.56%) Git (software)
22 109 (20.19%) Cucumber
23 106 (19.63%) HTML5
23 106 (19.63%) Tomcat
24 105 (19.44%) Spring MVC
25 96 (17.78%) J2EE
26 94 (17.41%) Ajax
26 94 (17.41%) Open Source

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 106 (19.63%) Tomcat
2 91 (16.85%) JBoss
3 70 (12.96%) Confluence
4 34 (6.30%) Apache
5 28 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 25 (4.63%) WebLogic
7 24 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (3.89%) IIS
10 15 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (2.22%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.30%) Mule
14 7 (1.30%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.56%) CMS
17 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.81%) GitHub
4 22 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.85%) PaaS
6 9 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.30%) Bluemix
8 6 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.11%) Heroku
9 4 (0.74%) SaaS
10 3 (0.56%) Force.com
11 2 (0.37%) IaaS
12 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (17.04%) HTTP
2 7 (1.30%) AMQP
3 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.56%) LDAP
4 3 (0.56%) SNMP
4 3 (0.56%) SSL
5 2 (0.37%) DVB
5 2 (0.37%) Firewall
5 2 (0.37%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.19%) IPv6
6 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.19%) Oracle Database
2 53 (9.81%) Relational Database
3 48 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 41 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.00%) MySQL
7 21 (3.89%) Couchbase
8 20 (3.70%) SQL Server
9 6 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.56%) DB2
11 3 (0.56%) GIS
12 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.19%) OLTP
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 258 (47.78%) JUnit
2 169 (31.30%) Jenkins
3 142 (26.30%) Subversion
4 115 (21.30%) JIRA
5 112 (20.74%) Maven
6 111 (20.56%) Git (software)
7 109 (20.19%) Cucumber
8 86 (15.93%) Mockito
9 71 (13.15%) Selenium
10 60 (11.11%) Gradle
11 38 (7.04%) Hamcrest
12 35 (6.48%) Eclipse
13 32 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (5.56%) JMeter
15 27 (5.00%) Ant
16 23 (4.26%) Artifactory
16 23 (4.26%) jMock
17 21 (3.89%) Spock
18 18 (3.33%) Checkstyle
18 18 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 54 (10.00%) Finance
2 21 (3.89%) Publishing
3 20 (3.70%) Banking
4 19 (3.52%) Retail
5 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.37%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 435 (80.56%) Developer
2 328 (60.74%) Java Developer
3 78 (14.44%) Senior Developer
4 66 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (8.70%) Scala Developer
6 40 (7.41%) Agile Developer
7 38 (7.04%) Architect
8 37 (6.85%) Agile Java Developer
9 31 (5.74%) Java Engineer
10 28 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (4.81%) Software Developer
12 24 (4.44%) Java Architect
12 24 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (4.44%) Lead Developer
12 24 (4.44%) Software Engineer
13 22 (4.07%) Java Scala Developer
14 21 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (3.89%) J2EE Developer
14 21 (3.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 19 (3.52%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (36.30%) HTML
1 196 (36.30%) REST
2 170 (31.48%) CSS
3 154 (28.52%) Web Services
4 153 (28.33%) JSON
5 145 (26.85%) RESTful
6 136 (25.19%) Hibernate
7 106 (19.63%) HTML5
8 105 (19.44%) Spring MVC
9 96 (17.78%) J2EE
10 94 (17.41%) Ajax
11 91 (16.85%) XML
12 88 (16.30%) JSP
13 84 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
14 83 (15.37%) Play Framework
15 81 (15.00%) CSS3
15 81 (15.00%) Django
16 78 (14.44%) Guice
17 74 (13.70%) JMS
18 66 (12.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.74%) User Experience
2 16 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 11 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.11%) Cloud Native
7 4 (0.74%) iPad
7 4 (0.74%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.56%) Tandem
9 2 (0.37%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.37%) Fintech
9 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.19%) Online Games
10 1 (0.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (20.93%) Linux
2 20 (3.70%) Windows
3 19 (3.52%) Unix
4 18 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.56%) Android
7 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (31.85%) Scrum
3 168 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 137 (25.37%) TDD
5 132 (24.44%) MVC
6 94 (17.41%) Open Source
7 83 (15.37%) Automated Testing
8 61 (11.30%) OWASP
9 60 (11.11%) Kanban
9 60 (11.11%) SOA
10 59 (10.93%) BDD
10 59 (10.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 59 (10.93%) Web Design
11 58 (10.74%) Web Development
12 57 (10.56%) Domain-Driven Design
13 54 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 45 (8.33%) Configuration Management
15 42 (7.78%) Microservices
16 40 (7.41%) Software Engineering
17 39 (7.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 534 (98.89%) Java
2 172 (31.85%) JavaScript
3 147 (27.22%) SQL
4 93 (17.22%) Scala
5 88 (16.30%) Python
5 88 (16.30%) Ruby
6 61 (11.30%) C#
7 55 (10.19%) Groovy
8 9 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.48%) AspectJ
9 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.48%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.30%) Perl
10 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.11%) Go
12 3 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.56%) C
12 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.37%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 31 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.07%) Degree
4 18 (3.33%) ISEB
4 18 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) OCP
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.89%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) NDS
3 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.04%) Puppet
2 9 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.19%) Packer
5 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 119 (22.04%) Oracle
2 79 (14.63%) Google
3 22 (4.07%) hybris
4 14 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 12 (2.22%) Rally
5 12 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.85%) ESRI
7 9 (1.67%) IBM
8 8 (1.48%) Talend
9 7 (1.30%) ATG
9 7 (1.30%) Percussion
9 7 (1.30%) VMware
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.74%) Sun
10 4 (0.74%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.19%) HP
12 1 (0.19%) Novell
12 1 (0.19%) SAP
12 1 (0.19%) Sybase
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