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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 115 119 145
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs citing Spring 145 128 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.44% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 5.59% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 78
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£370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £299 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
2319 2289 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.94% 25.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1286 1193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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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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 -9 42 £365 +4.28% 8
Berkshire -1 30 £375 -3.22% 14
Surrey -16 18 £675 +68.75% 17
Kent +10 17 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire +11 11 £350 +2.94% 1
East Sussex +1 9 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 9 £350 -2.60% 16
West Sussex +3 4 £493 +40.71% 6
Middlesex - - - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 303 (95.58%) Java
2 158 (49.84%) Hibernate
3 115 (36.28%) XML
4 106 (33.44%) SQL
5 100 (31.55%) MVC
6 97 (30.60%) HTML
7 95 (29.97%) JavaScript
8 93 (29.34%) TDD
9 92 (29.02%) Web Services
10 78 (24.61%) Oracle
11 77 (24.29%) J2EE
12 70 (22.08%) CSS
12 70 (22.08%) Maven
13 63 (19.87%) Scrum
13 63 (19.87%) JSP
14 62 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (17.67%) Finance
16 55 (17.35%) JUnit
17 54 (17.03%) Spring MVC
18 53 (16.72%) JSON
18 53 (16.72%) Tomcat
19 50 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
20 49 (15.46%) Ajax
21 46 (14.51%) Jenkins
22 45 (14.20%) Google
23 44 (13.88%) jQuery
23 44 (13.88%) E-Commerce
23 44 (13.88%) REST
24 43 (13.56%) SOA
25 42 (13.25%) Eclipse

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 53 (16.72%) Tomcat
2 29 (9.15%) Apache
3 26 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.94%) Confluence
5 18 (5.68%) Apache ServiceMix
6 13 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.10%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.47%) Liferay
8 8 (2.52%) CMS
9 7 (2.21%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.26%) Node.js
10 4 (1.26%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.95%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.63%) Escenic
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.95%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.95%) PaaS
3 3 (0.95%) GitHub
3 3 (0.95%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.41%) Internet
2 11 (3.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.93%) MySQL
2 37 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.10%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.15%) Big Data
7 9 (2.84%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.52%) Apache Accumulo
9 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.58%) DB2
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.32%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.32%) DTS
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 70 (22.08%) Maven
2 55 (17.35%) JUnit
3 46 (14.51%) Jenkins
4 42 (13.25%) Eclipse
5 41 (12.93%) Subversion
6 33 (10.41%) JIRA
7 32 (10.09%) Mockito
8 21 (6.62%) Selenium
8 21 (6.62%) Ant
9 19 (5.99%) TestNG
9 19 (5.99%) DbUnit
10 15 (4.73%) Cucumber
11 12 (3.79%) Git (software)
12 7 (2.21%) Hudson
12 7 (2.21%) QUnit
12 7 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (2.21%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.26%) RSpec
14 3 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (17.67%) Finance
2 23 (7.26%) Games
3 10 (3.15%) Banking
4 6 (1.89%) Retail
5 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.58%) Publishing
6 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.26%) Marketing
7 3 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 281 (88.64%) Developer
2 208 (65.62%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.88%) Senior Developer
4 32 (10.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (9.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 22 (6.94%) Lead Developer
7 20 (6.31%) Web Developer
7 20 (6.31%) Mobile Developer
8 15 (4.73%) J2EE Developer
9 14 (4.42%) Hybris Developer
10 10 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.15%) Architect
11 9 (2.84%) Java Web Developer
12 8 (2.52%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (2.21%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (1.89%) Analyst
14 6 (1.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (49.84%) Hibernate
2 115 (36.28%) XML
3 97 (30.60%) HTML
4 92 (29.02%) Web Services
5 77 (24.29%) J2EE
6 70 (22.08%) CSS
7 63 (19.87%) JSP
8 54 (17.03%) Spring MVC
9 53 (16.72%) JSON
10 49 (15.46%) Ajax
11 44 (13.88%) jQuery
11 44 (13.88%) REST
12 36 (11.36%) GWT
12 36 (11.36%) Struts
13 35 (11.04%) SOAP
14 32 (10.09%) Java EE
15 28 (8.83%) RESTful
16 25 (7.89%) XSD
17 23 (7.26%) OAuth
18 22 (6.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.52%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.36%) Open Source
3 11 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.26%) Physics
7 3 (0.95%) Linked Data
7 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.63%) Tandem
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.67%) UNIX
2 35 (11.04%) Linux
3 11 (3.47%) Windows
4 5 (1.58%) CentOS
5 3 (0.95%) AIX
5 3 (0.95%) Solaris
5 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.95%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (31.55%) MVC
2 93 (29.34%) TDD
3 63 (19.87%) Scrum
4 62 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (13.88%) E-Commerce
7 43 (13.56%) SOA
8 39 (12.30%) Unit Testing
9 26 (8.20%) OO
10 23 (7.26%) Use Case
10 23 (7.26%) Game Development
10 23 (7.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 22 (6.94%) Rapid Prototyping
12 21 (6.62%) BDD
13 19 (5.99%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.36%) Integration Testing
15 16 (5.05%) Web Application Development
16 15 (4.73%) B2C
17 14 (4.42%) Web Development
17 14 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 303 (95.58%) Java
2 106 (33.44%) SQL
3 95 (29.97%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.94%) Groovy
5 17 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.15%) C#
7 9 (2.84%) Scala
8 8 (2.52%) Ruby
9 7 (2.21%) Python
9 7 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.21%) PHP
10 5 (1.58%) Perl
11 4 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.26%) HQL
12 3 (0.95%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (0.95%) XPath
13 2 (0.63%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.32%) XQuery
14 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.31%) Degree
3 16 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.89%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.95%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.95%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.52%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.58%) Docker
3 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) Puppet
2 8 (2.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (24.61%) Oracle
2 45 (14.20%) Google
3 23 (7.26%) Facebook
3 23 (7.26%) Twitter
4 16 (5.05%) hybris
5 14 (4.42%) Atomikos
5 14 (4.42%) JBoss
6 5 (1.58%) IBM
6 5 (1.58%) Sun
7 4 (1.26%) VMware
7 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.95%) EMC
8 3 (0.95%) Progress
8 3 (0.95%) Sencha
8 3 (0.95%) Talend
9 2 (0.63%) Lotus
9 2 (0.63%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.32%) Endeca
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