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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 137 123 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Spring 125 118 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.29% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 5.50% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 84 91
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
2354 2144 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.75% 23.43% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1222 1008
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 120
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -14 35 £390 -5.45% 12
Surrey -7 23 £325 -21.21% 16
Berkshire -19 16 £320 -11.72% 19
East Sussex +3 14 £325 +13.04% 2
Oxfordshire -6 14 £438 +25.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £325 -18.75% 8
West Sussex -15 3 £313 -3.84% 5
Middlesex - 2 £273 -
Kent -6 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 268 (98.53%) Java
2 147 (54.04%) Hibernate
3 121 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (40.44%) Web Services
5 94 (34.56%) Maven
6 91 (33.46%) CSS
7 90 (33.09%) HTML
8 88 (32.35%) RESTful
9 86 (31.62%) JavaScript
9 86 (31.62%) Tomcat
10 83 (30.51%) XML
10 83 (30.51%) SOAP
11 82 (30.15%) Oracle
12 79 (29.04%) JUnit
13 76 (27.94%) TDD
14 70 (25.74%) Linux
15 68 (25.00%) SQL
15 68 (25.00%) Jenkins
16 66 (24.26%) J2EE
17 65 (23.90%) Scrum
17 65 (23.90%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (22.79%) JSON
19 59 (21.69%) MVC
20 51 (18.75%) Apache
21 49 (18.01%) Spring MVC
22 48 (17.65%) Git (software)
23 47 (17.28%) BDD
23 47 (17.28%) Selenium
24 43 (15.81%) Struts
24 43 (15.81%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 86 (31.62%) Tomcat
2 51 (18.75%) Apache
3 38 (13.97%) WebLogic
4 28 (10.29%) JBoss
5 26 (9.56%) WebSphere
6 20 (7.35%) CMS
7 13 (4.78%) Alfresco
8 12 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.94%) TeamSite
11 5 (1.84%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.47%) Jetty
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.74%) Liferay
15 1 (0.37%) Confluence
15 1 (0.37%) Node.js
15 1 (0.37%) Mule
15 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.78%) Amazon S3
4 12 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.10%) SaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.72%) Internet
2 5 (1.84%) HTTP
3 4 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.03%) MySQL
2 20 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.99%) Oracle Database
4 17 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.41%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.68%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.57%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.84%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.10%) DB2
11 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.74%) SQLite
12 2 (0.74%) BaseX
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.37%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 94 (34.56%) Maven
2 79 (29.04%) JUnit
3 68 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 48 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 47 (17.28%) Selenium
6 43 (15.81%) Cucumber
7 40 (14.71%) Mockito
8 36 (13.24%) Subversion
9 33 (12.13%) Eclipse
10 29 (10.66%) Ant
11 10 (3.68%) JIRA
12 7 (2.57%) RSpec
13 5 (1.84%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.47%) DbUnit
14 4 (1.47%) jMock
14 4 (1.47%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.47%) SonarQube
15 3 (1.10%) Eclipse RCP
15 3 (1.10%) QUnit
15 3 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 26 (9.56%) Finance
2 18 (6.62%) Publishing
3 12 (4.41%) Banking
4 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.47%) Retail
6 4 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (79.78%) Developer
2 185 (68.01%) Java Developer
3 15 (5.51%) Analyst
4 14 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (4.78%) Technical Leader
5 13 (4.78%) J2EE Developer
6 12 (4.41%) Architect
6 12 (4.41%) PL/SQL Developer
7 11 (4.04%) Web Developer
7 11 (4.04%) Senior Developer
8 10 (3.68%) Agile Java Developer
9 9 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.31%) Programmer
10 8 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (2.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (2.57%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (1.84%) Java Programmer
12 5 (1.84%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (54.04%) Hibernate
2 110 (40.44%) Web Services
3 91 (33.46%) CSS
4 90 (33.09%) HTML
5 88 (32.35%) RESTful
6 83 (30.51%) XML
6 83 (30.51%) SOAP
7 66 (24.26%) J2EE
8 62 (22.79%) JSON
9 49 (18.01%) Spring MVC
10 43 (15.81%) Struts
10 43 (15.81%) JSP
11 41 (15.07%) jQuery
12 40 (14.71%) HTML5
13 39 (14.34%) Java EE
14 38 (13.97%) Ajax
15 36 (13.24%) JPA
16 34 (12.50%) JSF
17 33 (12.13%) REST
18 29 (10.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.35%) Open Source
2 13 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.57%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.21%) W3C
6 6 (2.21%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.84%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.10%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.74%) PKI
9 2 (0.74%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.74%) Wiki
9 2 (0.74%) Blog
10 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.74%) Linux
2 18 (6.62%) UNIX
3 9 (3.31%) Windows
4 4 (1.47%) Solaris
5 3 (1.10%) Android
6 2 (0.74%) CentOS
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (27.94%) TDD
3 65 (23.90%) Scrum
3 65 (23.90%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (21.69%) MVC
5 47 (17.28%) BDD
6 40 (14.71%) SOA
7 38 (13.97%) Software Engineering
8 36 (13.24%) Web Development
9 33 (12.13%) OO
10 28 (10.29%) Unit Testing
11 23 (8.46%) Kanban
12 18 (6.62%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.62%) Automated Testing
13 12 (4.41%) Workflow
14 11 (4.04%) Process Management
14 11 (4.04%) Integration Testing
15 10 (3.68%) Test Automation
16 9 (3.31%) Change Control
16 9 (3.31%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 268 (98.53%) Java
2 86 (31.62%) JavaScript
3 68 (25.00%) SQL
4 27 (9.93%) PL/SQL
5 17 (6.25%) XPath
6 14 (5.15%) XQuery
7 7 (2.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (2.21%) Groovy
9 4 (1.47%) Scala
9 4 (1.47%) PHP
10 3 (1.10%) C#
10 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.74%) Python
12 1 (0.37%) JPQL
12 1 (0.37%) HQL
12 1 (0.37%) VB6
12 1 (0.37%) PHP5
12 1 (0.37%) Delphi
12 1 (0.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.41%) Degree
3 9 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.47%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) WCAG
3 2 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (4.41%) VirtualBox
2 9 (3.31%) Docker
3 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.37%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (6.62%) Puppet
2 12 (4.41%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.31%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.47%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.47%) logstash
6 3 (1.10%) Hyperic
6 3 (1.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.37%) Salt
7 1 (0.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 82 (30.15%) Oracle
2 9 (3.31%) IBM
2 9 (3.31%) TIBCO
3 6 (2.21%) HP
4 5 (1.84%) VMware
4 5 (1.84%) Google
5 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.10%) hybris
5 3 (1.10%) WSO2
6 2 (0.74%) Coremetrics
6 2 (0.74%) SAP
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe
7 1 (0.37%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.37%) Atomikos
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
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