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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 126 141 120
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Contract jobs citing Spring 138 106 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.22% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.22% 4.70% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 63 87
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£413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £34.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -33.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -3.57%
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
2220 2254 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.16% 25.94% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1329 1224
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 89
Average hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £45.00
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 20 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Spring Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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
Oxfordshire +12 40 £475 +11.76% 7
Berkshire +1 28 £400 +14.28% 14
Hampshire -25 22 £325 -7.14% 11
Surrey -13 16 £425 +41.66% 16
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £363 -19.44% 5
Kent +2 5 £388 - 1
West Sussex +4 3 £450 +28.57% 8
East Sussex -12 2 - - 2
Thames Valley - 2 £230 -
Middlesex +4 1 - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 300 (96.77%) Java
2 154 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (46.77%) Hibernate
4 130 (41.94%) XML
5 113 (36.45%) HTML
6 108 (34.84%) SQL
7 99 (31.94%) J2EE
8 95 (30.65%) JavaScript
9 94 (30.32%) Oracle
10 90 (29.03%) MVC
11 86 (27.74%) Maven
12 85 (27.42%) TDD
13 84 (27.10%) CSS
13 84 (27.10%) Web Services
14 74 (23.87%) Scrum
15 73 (23.55%) Tomcat
16 68 (21.94%) JUnit
17 65 (20.97%) JSP
17 65 (20.97%) Ajax
17 65 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (19.03%) Spring MVC
19 56 (18.06%) JSON
20 54 (17.42%) Unit Testing
21 53 (17.10%) Jenkins
22 52 (16.77%) MySQL
23 47 (15.16%) Linux
23 47 (15.16%) Finance
24 46 (14.84%) Apache
24 46 (14.84%) SOA
25 45 (14.52%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 73 (23.55%) Tomcat
2 46 (14.84%) Apache
3 22 (7.10%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.77%) WebLogic
5 19 (6.13%) Confluence
6 16 (5.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (5.16%) JBoss
7 15 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (3.87%) Alfresco
9 10 (3.23%) CMS
10 9 (2.90%) Liferay
11 8 (2.58%) GlassFish
12 7 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (1.29%) Node.js
15 3 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.97%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 16 (5.16%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (3.87%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.29%) GitHub
3 4 (1.29%) SaaS
4 3 (0.97%) PaaS
4 3 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.71%) Internet
2 10 (3.23%) HTTP
3 3 (0.97%) DAB
4 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.65%) VoIP
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) IPv4
4 2 (0.65%) IPv6
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.77%) MySQL
2 32 (10.32%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 20 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.13%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.58%) DB2
7 8 (2.58%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.94%) Big Data
9 6 (1.94%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (1.61%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.65%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.32%) DTS
Development Applications
1 86 (27.74%) Maven
2 68 (21.94%) JUnit
3 53 (17.10%) Jenkins
4 44 (14.19%) Eclipse
5 39 (12.58%) Ant
6 38 (12.26%) Subversion
7 37 (11.94%) JIRA
8 28 (9.03%) Selenium
8 28 (9.03%) Mockito
9 23 (7.42%) Cucumber
10 14 (4.52%) Git (software)
11 11 (3.55%) IntelliJ
12 8 (2.58%) Hudson
13 7 (2.26%) TestNG
13 7 (2.26%) DbUnit
13 7 (2.26%) QUnit
13 7 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.94%) RSpec
15 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.29%) Gradle
General
1 47 (15.16%) Finance
2 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.87%) Games
3 11 (3.55%) Publishing
4 10 (3.23%) Banking
4 10 (3.23%) Marketing
5 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.29%) Electronics
6 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.29%) Retail
6 4 (1.29%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.65%) Front Office
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 258 (83.23%) Developer
2 195 (62.90%) Java Developer
3 29 (9.35%) Senior Developer
4 24 (7.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (5.81%) Lead Developer
6 15 (4.84%) Hybris Developer
7 12 (3.87%) J2EE Developer
7 12 (3.87%) Architect
7 12 (3.87%) Software Engineer
8 11 (3.55%) Mobile Developer
9 10 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 9 (2.90%) Analyst
11 7 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.26%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (2.26%) Java Web Developer
12 6 (1.94%) Technical Leader
13 5 (1.61%) Consultant
14 4 (1.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (46.77%) Hibernate
2 130 (41.94%) XML
3 113 (36.45%) HTML
4 99 (31.94%) J2EE
5 84 (27.10%) CSS
5 84 (27.10%) Web Services
6 65 (20.97%) JSP
6 65 (20.97%) Ajax
7 59 (19.03%) Spring MVC
8 56 (18.06%) JSON
9 45 (14.52%) SOAP
10 37 (11.94%) REST
11 36 (11.61%) XSLT
12 34 (10.97%) jQuery
13 33 (10.65%) RESTful
13 33 (10.65%) Java EE
14 32 (10.32%) Struts
15 30 (9.68%) JMS
16 24 (7.74%) Servlets
17 23 (7.42%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.81%) Open Source
3 14 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Physics
7 4 (1.29%) DTV
8 3 (0.97%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Tandem
10 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.32%) GIS
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.16%) Linux
2 40 (12.90%) UNIX
3 10 (3.23%) Windows
4 6 (1.94%) Solaris
5 3 (0.97%) CentOS
6 2 (0.65%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.03%) MVC
3 85 (27.42%) TDD
4 74 (23.87%) Scrum
5 65 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (17.42%) Unit Testing
7 46 (14.84%) SOA
8 37 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 34 (10.97%) BDD
10 23 (7.42%) OO
11 21 (6.77%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.13%) Integration Testing
13 18 (5.81%) Web Development
14 15 (4.84%) Kanban
15 14 (4.52%) Waterfall
16 13 (4.19%) Use Case
16 13 (4.19%) B2C
17 12 (3.87%) Test Automation
17 12 (3.87%) Rapid Prototyping
17 12 (3.87%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 300 (96.77%) Java
2 108 (34.84%) SQL
3 95 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.16%) Groovy
5 15 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 14 (4.52%) XQuery
6 14 (4.52%) XPath
6 14 (4.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 11 (3.55%) Scala
8 8 (2.58%) Ruby
8 8 (2.58%) Perl
9 7 (2.26%) Python
10 6 (1.94%) PHP
10 6 (1.94%) C#
11 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.97%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (0.97%) COBOL
12 3 (0.97%) JCL
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.65%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 22 (7.10%) Degree
1 22 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.87%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.97%) OCPJP
4 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.26%) Docker
3 3 (0.97%) vCloud
3 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (5.16%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (4.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (3.55%) Puppet
4 10 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 94 (30.32%) Oracle
2 29 (9.35%) Google
3 15 (4.84%) hybris
4 12 (3.87%) Facebook
4 12 (3.87%) Twitter
5 9 (2.90%) IBM
6 7 (2.26%) VMware
7 5 (1.61%) Atomikos
7 5 (1.61%) Sun
7 5 (1.61%) SAP
8 4 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.97%) Progress
9 3 (0.97%) EMC
9 3 (0.97%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.65%) Juniper
10 2 (0.65%) Lotus
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco
11 1 (0.32%) Sybase
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.32%) webMethods
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 15 minutes ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Crawley
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day URGENT - initially 2 month contract with pos
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago