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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 127 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 145 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.30% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% 5.62% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 83 69
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
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
2424 2048 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.73% 23.13% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1138 911
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 92
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.55 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -1 54 £378 -5.62% 20
Surrey -1 28 £325 -13.33% 21
East Sussex +13 17 £300 +4.34% 4
Berkshire -16 16 £308 -18.00% 30
Oxfordshire -4 13 £410 +17.14% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £320 -36.00% 6
West Sussex -13 4 £345 +6.15% 2
Middlesex - 2 £273 -
Kent -12 1 - - 4
Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 296 (98.34%) Java
2 151 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (48.17%) Hibernate
4 113 (37.54%) Web Services
5 108 (35.88%) Maven
6 103 (34.22%) XML
7 97 (32.23%) HTML
8 96 (31.89%) Tomcat
9 91 (30.23%) CSS
9 91 (30.23%) JUnit
10 90 (29.90%) Oracle
10 90 (29.90%) TDD
11 88 (29.24%) J2EE
11 88 (29.24%) RESTful
12 87 (28.90%) SOAP
13 86 (28.57%) Scrum
14 85 (28.24%) Linux
14 85 (28.24%) JavaScript
15 78 (25.91%) SQL
15 78 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (25.25%) MVC
16 76 (25.25%) Jenkins
17 63 (20.93%) JSON
18 62 (20.60%) Spring MVC
18 62 (20.60%) BDD
19 55 (18.27%) Ajax
20 54 (17.94%) Apache
21 53 (17.61%) Selenium
22 50 (16.61%) Git (software)
23 48 (15.95%) Cucumber

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 96 (31.89%) Tomcat
2 54 (17.94%) Apache
3 42 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 29 (9.63%) JBoss
5 20 (6.64%) CMS
5 20 (6.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 19 (6.31%) WebSphere
7 14 (4.65%) Alfresco
8 10 (3.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.66%) TeamSite
10 5 (1.66%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.66%) Confluence
11 4 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.00%) Jetty
12 3 (1.00%) Liferay
12 3 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.33%) WildFly
13 1 (0.33%) Node.js
13 1 (0.33%) Mule
13 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (6.31%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (5.65%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.00%) SaaS
6 2 (0.66%) GitHub
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.64%) Internet
2 4 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (1.00%) DAB
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
4 2 (0.66%) DNS
4 2 (0.66%) IPv4
4 2 (0.66%) IPv6
4 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.29%) MySQL
2 19 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.99%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.99%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.99%) Hazelcast
7 5 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.66%) DB2
8 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) SQLite
9 2 (0.66%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.66%) BaseX
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 108 (35.88%) Maven
2 91 (30.23%) JUnit
3 76 (25.25%) Jenkins
4 53 (17.61%) Selenium
5 50 (16.61%) Git (software)
6 48 (15.95%) Cucumber
7 46 (15.28%) Mockito
7 46 (15.28%) Subversion
8 40 (13.29%) Ant
9 38 (12.62%) Eclipse
10 16 (5.32%) JIRA
11 9 (2.99%) RSpec
12 8 (2.66%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.33%) JMeter
13 4 (1.33%) DbUnit
14 3 (1.00%) Gerrit
14 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.00%) Eclipse RCP
14 3 (1.00%) QUnit
14 3 (1.00%) Gradle
General
1 28 (9.30%) Finance
2 22 (7.31%) Publishing
3 12 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.65%) Banking
5 10 (3.32%) Marketing
6 8 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.33%) Electronics
7 4 (1.33%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 237 (78.74%) Developer
2 197 (65.45%) Java Developer
3 19 (6.31%) Analyst
4 16 (5.32%) Technical Leader
4 16 (5.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (4.98%) Software Engineer
6 14 (4.65%) Lead Developer
7 13 (4.32%) Web Developer
7 13 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 12 (3.99%) Agile Java Developer
9 11 (3.65%) Architect
9 11 (3.65%) J2EE Developer
10 10 (3.32%) Programmer
10 10 (3.32%) PL/SQL Developer
11 8 (2.66%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (2.66%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
13 6 (1.99%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (48.17%) Hibernate
2 113 (37.54%) Web Services
3 103 (34.22%) XML
4 97 (32.23%) HTML
5 91 (30.23%) CSS
6 88 (29.24%) J2EE
6 88 (29.24%) RESTful
7 87 (28.90%) SOAP
8 63 (20.93%) JSON
9 62 (20.60%) Spring MVC
10 55 (18.27%) Ajax
11 46 (15.28%) jQuery
12 44 (14.62%) XSLT
13 43 (14.29%) JSF
14 40 (13.29%) Struts
14 40 (13.29%) JPA
15 39 (12.96%) HTML5
16 38 (12.62%) REST
16 38 (12.62%) JSP
17 37 (12.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.31%) Open Source
2 20 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.66%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.99%) W3C
6 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.66%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.33%) DTV
8 3 (1.00%) User Experience
9 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.66%) Wiki
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (28.24%) Linux
2 25 (8.31%) UNIX
3 6 (1.99%) Windows
4 5 (1.66%) Solaris
5 3 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.90%) TDD
3 86 (28.57%) Scrum
4 78 (25.91%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (25.25%) MVC
6 62 (20.60%) BDD
7 48 (15.95%) SOA
8 42 (13.95%) Software Engineering
9 40 (13.29%) Web Development
10 36 (11.96%) Unit Testing
11 32 (10.63%) OO
12 31 (10.30%) Kanban
13 21 (6.98%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.98%) Automated Testing
15 15 (4.98%) Test Automation
16 14 (4.65%) Integration Testing
17 13 (4.32%) User Stories
18 12 (3.99%) Workflow
18 12 (3.99%) Waterfall
19 11 (3.65%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (98.34%) Java
2 85 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 78 (25.91%) SQL
4 24 (7.97%) XPath
5 23 (7.64%) PL/SQL
6 22 (7.31%) XQuery
7 16 (5.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 9 (2.99%) Groovy
9 8 (2.66%) Scala
10 4 (1.33%) PHP
11 3 (1.00%) Perl
11 3 (1.00%) C#
11 3 (1.00%) COBOL
11 3 (1.00%) JCL
11 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.66%) C++
13 1 (0.33%) Delphi
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
13 1 (0.33%) PHP5
13 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.98%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.99%) Degree
3 11 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.33%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) VCP4
6 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (4.65%) VirtualBox
2 11 (3.65%) Docker
3 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.33%) vCloud
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (6.64%) Puppet
1 20 (6.64%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (5.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.33%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.33%) logstash
5 3 (1.00%) Hyperic
5 3 (1.00%) Ansible
6 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 90 (29.90%) Oracle
2 9 (2.99%) IBM
2 9 (2.99%) TIBCO
3 7 (2.33%) VMware
3 7 (2.33%) hybris
4 6 (1.99%) HP
5 5 (1.66%) SAP
6 4 (1.33%) Cisco
7 3 (1.00%) WSO2
7 3 (1.00%) Google
8 2 (0.66%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.66%) Juniper
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Cadence
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Atomikos
9 1 (0.33%) ForgeRock
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