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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 104 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 166 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.93% 1.57% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.62% 6.48% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 79 75
Average daily rate £388 £345 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
2179 2285 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.38% 24.26% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1319 1067
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 53 62
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Hampshire -5 40 £375 -3.84% 7
Buckinghamshire +36 31 £355 +9.23% 15
Berkshire +10 23 £375 -0.66% 11
Oxfordshire +10 23 £426 +3.96% 6
Surrey -11 22 £440 +35.38% 16
West Sussex +15 12 £388 +12.31% 7
East Sussex -2 7 £500 +66.66% 1
Kent - 7 £350 - 3
Middlesex -1 1 £345 +27.77%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 335 (97.38%) Java
2 175 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (42.73%) Hibernate
4 110 (31.98%) JavaScript
5 99 (28.78%) HTML
6 94 (27.33%) Web Services
7 93 (27.03%) JUnit
8 89 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (25.00%) Oracle
10 81 (23.55%) XML
10 81 (23.55%) TDD
11 80 (23.26%) J2EE
12 77 (22.38%) CSS
12 77 (22.38%) Maven
12 77 (22.38%) Scrum
13 73 (21.22%) MVC
14 72 (20.93%) Linux
15 66 (19.19%) REST
16 61 (17.73%) Java EE
16 61 (17.73%) SQL
17 59 (17.15%) Tomcat
18 57 (16.57%) JIRA
19 53 (15.41%) JMS
19 53 (15.41%) Subversion
20 52 (15.12%) JBoss
20 52 (15.12%) Jenkins
21 50 (14.53%) Cucumber
22 48 (13.95%) Unit Testing
22 48 (13.95%) UML
23 47 (13.66%) NoSQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (17.15%) Tomcat
2 52 (15.12%) JBoss
3 38 (11.05%) WebLogic
4 19 (5.52%) Node.js
4 19 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (4.36%) IIS
7 14 (4.07%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.20%) Confluence
9 10 (2.91%) Apache
10 8 (2.33%) AquaLogic
10 8 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (2.03%) CMS
12 6 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.74%) Jetty
13 5 (1.45%) Liferay
14 4 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (5.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.62%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (2.03%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.03%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (1.16%) SoftLayer
6 4 (1.16%) Sumo Logic
7 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.58%) PaaS
8 2 (0.58%) SaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.10%) HTTP
2 12 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.91%) Internet
4 9 (2.62%) Intranet
4 9 (2.62%) LDAP
5 6 (1.74%) SNMP
6 5 (1.45%) SSL
7 4 (1.16%) VPN
7 4 (1.16%) Wireless
8 3 (0.87%) AMQP
9 2 (0.58%) ASN.1
9 2 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.58%) DVB
9 2 (0.58%) Network Security
10 1 (0.29%) Firewall
10 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.66%) NoSQL
2 39 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 34 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (7.56%) MySQL
5 21 (6.10%) Oracle Database
6 18 (5.23%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (4.94%) SQL Server
8 16 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (3.78%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (3.49%) DB2
12 6 (1.74%) Big Data
13 5 (1.45%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.45%) HBase
14 4 (1.16%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.87%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 93 (27.03%) JUnit
2 77 (22.38%) Maven
3 57 (16.57%) JIRA
4 53 (15.41%) Subversion
5 52 (15.12%) Jenkins
6 50 (14.53%) Cucumber
7 44 (12.79%) Selenium
8 43 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 34 (9.88%) Gradle
10 32 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (9.01%) Eclipse
12 23 (6.69%) Ant
13 22 (6.40%) Mockito
14 21 (6.10%) Artifactory
15 18 (5.23%) Checkstyle
15 18 (5.23%) FindBugs
16 9 (2.62%) CruiseControl
17 8 (2.33%) Grunt
17 8 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
17 8 (2.33%) Protractor
General
1 34 (9.88%) Finance
2 13 (3.78%) Retail
3 12 (3.49%) Publishing
4 10 (2.91%) Banking
4 10 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 258 (75.00%) Developer
2 207 (60.17%) Java Developer
3 48 (13.95%) Architect
4 46 (13.37%) Senior Developer
5 41 (11.92%) Senior Java Developer
6 38 (11.05%) Agile Developer
7 36 (10.47%) Agile Java Developer
8 34 (9.88%) J2EE Developer
8 34 (9.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 30 (8.72%) Java Architect
10 27 (7.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (5.23%) Applications Architect
12 15 (4.36%) Applications Developer
13 14 (4.07%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.78%) Angular Developer
14 13 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (3.49%) Senior J2EE Developer
15 12 (3.49%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 12 (3.49%) Web Developer
16 11 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (42.73%) Hibernate
2 99 (28.78%) HTML
3 94 (27.33%) Web Services
4 81 (23.55%) XML
5 80 (23.26%) J2EE
6 77 (22.38%) CSS
7 66 (19.19%) REST
8 61 (17.73%) Java EE
9 53 (15.41%) JMS
10 46 (13.37%) AngularJS
10 46 (13.37%) RESTful
11 44 (12.79%) Spring MVC
12 43 (12.50%) HTML5
13 42 (12.21%) Struts
14 41 (11.92%) jQuery
14 41 (11.92%) Middleware
15 39 (11.34%) JSON
15 39 (11.34%) JSP
16 36 (10.47%) SOAP
17 33 (9.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.03%) PKI
3 6 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.45%) Cryptography
4 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.16%) Statistics
5 4 (1.16%) User Experience
5 4 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.58%) Tandem
7 1 (0.29%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.29%) iPad
7 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.93%) Linux
2 25 (7.27%) Unix
3 19 (5.52%) Windows
4 13 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.62%) AIX
6 9 (2.62%) Solaris
7 4 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (23.55%) TDD
4 77 (22.38%) Scrum
5 73 (21.22%) MVC
6 48 (13.95%) UML
6 48 (13.95%) Unit Testing
7 39 (11.34%) OO
8 37 (10.76%) BDD
9 34 (9.88%) SOA
10 31 (9.01%) SDLC
11 30 (8.72%) Software Engineering
12 28 (8.14%) E-Commerce
12 28 (8.14%) Waterfall
13 25 (7.27%) Open Source
13 25 (7.27%) Web Development
14 23 (6.69%) DevOps
14 23 (6.69%) Kanban
15 21 (6.10%) Functional Testing
15 21 (6.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 335 (97.38%) Java
2 110 (31.98%) JavaScript
3 61 (17.73%) SQL
4 28 (8.14%) PL/SQL
5 22 (6.40%) Python
6 14 (4.07%) Ruby
7 10 (2.91%) Groovy
8 8 (2.33%) C
8 8 (2.33%) PHP
8 8 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.03%) C++
9 7 (2.03%) Scala
10 6 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.45%) XPath
12 3 (0.87%) C#
13 2 (0.58%) Go
13 2 (0.58%) Tcl
13 2 (0.58%) XQuery
14 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 28 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.56%) Degree
3 24 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.36%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.87%) ISEB
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.87%) OCA
5 3 (0.87%) OCP
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.58%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.62%) Docker
2 5 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) Nagios
2 6 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.74%) Puppet
3 3 (0.87%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.58%) Cacti
4 2 (0.58%) Graphite
4 2 (0.58%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.58%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (25.00%) Oracle
2 18 (5.23%) Adobe
3 13 (3.78%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.20%) Google
4 11 (3.20%) hybris
5 6 (1.74%) Splunk
5 6 (1.74%) Sun
6 5 (1.45%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.16%) ATG
8 3 (0.87%) Endeca
8 3 (0.87%) WSO2
9 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco
9 2 (0.58%) Cognos
9 2 (0.58%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.58%) New Relic
9 2 (0.58%) Rally
9 2 (0.58%) SAP
9 2 (0.58%) Trillium
9 2 (0.58%) VMware
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