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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 120 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Contract jobs citing Spring 147 179 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 2.00% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 8.24% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 110 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Oxfordshire +13 42 £425 +13.33% 10
Hampshire -16 29 £383 -1.29% 13
Surrey -19 26 £425 -5.55% 9
Buckinghamshire -3 21 £325 -11.26% 1
Berkshire +7 17 £375 -11.76% 16
East Sussex -16 5 £355 -21.11% 7
West Sussex -11 4 £465 -5.58% 5
Kent -20 3 £275 -26.66%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 267 (97.45%) Java
2 139 (50.73%) Hibernate
3 113 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (40.51%) JavaScript
5 109 (39.78%) TDD
6 106 (38.69%) Oracle
7 101 (36.86%) JUnit
8 99 (36.13%) Web Services
9 94 (34.31%) HTML
10 88 (32.12%) SQL
11 83 (30.29%) XML
12 77 (28.10%) CSS
13 73 (26.64%) J2EE
14 71 (25.91%) BDD
15 64 (23.36%) RESTful
16 62 (22.63%) Linux
16 62 (22.63%) Tomcat
16 62 (22.63%) MVC
16 62 (22.63%) Maven
17 61 (22.26%) Scrum
18 59 (21.53%) SOA
18 59 (21.53%) jQuery
18 59 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (21.17%) WebLogic
20 52 (18.98%) Git (software)
21 51 (18.61%) Jenkins
22 48 (17.52%) SOAP
23 47 (17.15%) OO
23 47 (17.15%) JSON
23 47 (17.15%) Spring MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 62 (22.63%) Tomcat
2 58 (21.17%) WebLogic
3 42 (15.33%) JBoss
4 38 (13.87%) WebSphere
5 25 (9.12%) Apache
6 20 (7.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.92%) Mule
9 7 (2.55%) Mule ESB
10 6 (2.19%) Confluence
10 6 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.82%) Jetty
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.73%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.36%) WildFly
14 1 (0.36%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.93%) Amazon S3
3 18 (6.57%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.82%) Google Checkout
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.95%) Internet
2 17 (6.20%) HTTP
3 7 (2.55%) DAB
4 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.19%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) SAN
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.47%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.74%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.74%) MySQL
5 11 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.55%) DB2
7 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.36%) Informix
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (36.86%) JUnit
2 62 (22.63%) Maven
3 52 (18.98%) Git (software)
4 51 (18.61%) Jenkins
5 47 (17.15%) Selenium
6 46 (16.79%) Cucumber
7 42 (15.33%) Subversion
8 36 (13.14%) Mockito
9 28 (10.22%) Ant
9 28 (10.22%) Eclipse
10 21 (7.66%) JIRA
11 10 (3.65%) Gerrit
12 7 (2.55%) JMeter
13 5 (1.82%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.82%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.82%) YourKit
14 4 (1.46%) ANTLR
14 4 (1.46%) VisualVM
14 4 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (1.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 37 (13.50%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Banking
3 12 (4.38%) Publishing
4 10 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (82.12%) Developer
2 194 (70.80%) Java Developer
3 21 (7.66%) Software Engineer
4 20 (7.30%) Senior Developer
5 18 (6.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 17 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (5.47%) Web Developer
8 13 (4.74%) J2EE Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (4.38%) PL/SQL Developer
10 10 (3.65%) Analyst
10 10 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.28%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.28%) Architect
12 8 (2.92%) Java Web Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
14 6 (2.19%) Applications Developer
14 6 (2.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (50.73%) Hibernate
2 99 (36.13%) Web Services
3 94 (34.31%) HTML
4 83 (30.29%) XML
5 77 (28.10%) CSS
6 73 (26.64%) J2EE
7 64 (23.36%) RESTful
8 59 (21.53%) jQuery
9 48 (17.52%) SOAP
10 47 (17.15%) JSON
10 47 (17.15%) Spring MVC
11 46 (16.79%) JSP
12 45 (16.42%) Struts
13 39 (14.23%) JSF
14 35 (12.77%) Ajax
14 35 (12.77%) Java EE
14 35 (12.77%) REST
14 35 (12.77%) AngularJS
15 33 (12.04%) HTML5
16 26 (9.49%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.19%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.82%) GIS
6 5 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.73%) Wiki
9 2 (0.73%) Blog
9 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) PKI
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.63%) Linux
2 14 (5.11%) UNIX
3 9 (3.28%) Windows
4 3 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.78%) TDD
3 71 (25.91%) BDD
4 62 (22.63%) MVC
5 61 (22.26%) Scrum
6 59 (21.53%) SOA
6 59 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (17.15%) Software Engineering
7 47 (17.15%) OO
8 40 (14.60%) Web Development
9 31 (11.31%) E-Commerce
10 27 (9.85%) Automated Testing
11 25 (9.12%) Open Source
12 24 (8.76%) Unit Testing
13 20 (7.30%) UML
14 18 (6.57%) Integration Testing
15 16 (5.84%) Change Control
16 12 (4.38%) Configuration Management
16 12 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (4.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 267 (97.45%) Java
2 111 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 88 (32.12%) SQL
4 29 (10.58%) PL/SQL
5 15 (5.47%) XPath
6 13 (4.74%) XQuery
7 10 (3.65%) Python
8 8 (2.92%) PHP
8 8 (2.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (1.46%) Groovy
10 3 (1.09%) C#
11 2 (0.73%) C++
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) VB6
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) Delphi
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.82%) Degree
6 3 (1.09%) ISEB
7 2 (0.73%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.36%) vCloud
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.74%) Puppet
2 10 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.28%) Ansible
4 8 (2.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.36%) logstash
5 1 (0.36%) Salt
5 1 (0.36%) Kibana
5 1 (0.36%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 106 (38.69%) Oracle
2 9 (3.28%) IBM
3 8 (2.92%) Google
3 8 (2.92%) Apigee
4 7 (2.55%) WSO2
5 6 (2.19%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.82%) hybris
6 5 (1.82%) Coremetrics
6 5 (1.82%) Progress
6 5 (1.82%) PayPal
7 4 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.73%) VMware
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe
8 2 (0.73%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) BEA
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.36%) GigaSpaces
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