The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 96 116 148
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +32
Contract jobs citing Spring 166 124 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.46% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.48% 5.88% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 61
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£375 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -42.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.81% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2219 2108 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.12% 24.78% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1138 1147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 77
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Spring
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Hampshire +1 46 £381 +8.92% 12
Berkshire +5 30 £388 -3.12% 8
Surrey -12 28 £438 +9.37% 19
Buckinghamshire +13 25 £365 +7.35%
Kent - 16 £375 - 4
East Sussex - 9 £275 -
Oxfordshire 0 4 £375 +17.64% 3
West Sussex - 4 £493 - 3
Middlesex -6 2 £360 -20.00%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
2 171 (53.94%) Hibernate
3 103 (32.49%) XML
4 99 (31.23%) SQL
5 98 (30.91%) MVC
6 89 (28.08%) Web Services
7 88 (27.76%) JavaScript
8 87 (27.44%) HTML
9 79 (24.92%) J2EE
10 73 (23.03%) Oracle
11 72 (22.71%) Maven
12 69 (21.77%) TDD
12 69 (21.77%) CSS
13 67 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
14 63 (19.87%) Scrum
15 59 (18.61%) Finance
16 58 (18.30%) JSP
17 52 (16.40%) Tomcat
18 48 (15.14%) Jenkins
19 47 (14.83%) Google
19 47 (14.83%) jQuery
20 46 (14.51%) JSON
21 45 (14.20%) Spring MVC
21 45 (14.20%) JUnit
22 44 (13.88%) GWT
23 43 (13.56%) Eclipse
24 41 (12.93%) SOA
24 41 (12.93%) Struts
24 41 (12.93%) E-Commerce
25 40 (12.62%) Unit Testing

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (16.40%) Tomcat
2 27 (8.52%) WebSphere
3 26 (8.20%) Apache
4 25 (7.89%) Apache ServiceMix
5 21 (6.62%) Confluence
6 14 (4.42%) WebLogic
7 13 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.15%) Liferay
9 9 (2.84%) CMS
10 7 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.89%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.89%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.26%) Node.js
13 3 (0.95%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.63%) Escenic
15 1 (0.32%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.58%) Amazon S3
1 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.26%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.95%) PaaS
3 3 (0.95%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.83%) Internet
2 11 (3.47%) HTTP
3 4 (1.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.99%) MySQL
2 37 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.73%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.15%) Big Data
4 10 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.52%) Apache Accumulo
6 8 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.58%) DB2
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.63%) Redis
9 2 (0.63%) Voldemort
9 2 (0.63%) BigTable
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (22.71%) Maven
2 48 (15.14%) Jenkins
3 45 (14.20%) JUnit
4 43 (13.56%) Eclipse
5 37 (11.67%) Subversion
6 33 (10.41%) Mockito
7 30 (9.46%) JIRA
8 28 (8.83%) TestNG
9 27 (8.52%) DbUnit
10 16 (5.05%) Ant
11 15 (4.73%) Selenium
12 10 (3.15%) Git (software)
13 9 (2.84%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (1.26%) RSpec
15 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.26%) Hudson
15 4 (1.26%) YourKit
16 3 (0.95%) Grunt
16 3 (0.95%) QUnit
General
1 59 (18.61%) Finance
2 20 (6.31%) Games
3 11 (3.47%) Banking
4 7 (2.21%) Retail
5 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.26%) Publishing
6 3 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 282 (88.96%) Developer
2 213 (67.19%) Java Developer
3 48 (15.14%) Senior Developer
4 36 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (8.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 22 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 21 (6.62%) Lead Developer
8 18 (5.68%) Mobile Developer
9 17 (5.36%) J2EE Developer
10 11 (3.47%) Architect
11 10 (3.15%) Applications Developer
11 10 (3.15%) Java Web Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Analyst
12 8 (2.52%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Java Software Engineer
13 7 (2.21%) Consultant
13 7 (2.21%) Programmer
13 7 (2.21%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (53.94%) Hibernate
2 103 (32.49%) XML
3 89 (28.08%) Web Services
4 87 (27.44%) HTML
5 79 (24.92%) J2EE
6 69 (21.77%) CSS
7 58 (18.30%) JSP
8 47 (14.83%) jQuery
9 46 (14.51%) JSON
10 45 (14.20%) Spring MVC
11 44 (13.88%) GWT
12 41 (12.93%) Struts
13 40 (12.62%) Ajax
14 38 (11.99%) REST
15 30 (9.46%) Java EE
15 30 (9.46%) SOAP
16 29 (9.15%) Apache Camel
17 24 (7.57%) XSD
18 22 (6.94%) .NET
19 21 (6.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.57%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.99%) Open Source
3 12 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.26%) Physics
6 4 (1.26%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.95%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.63%) Tandem
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.36%) Linux
2 31 (9.78%) UNIX
3 10 (3.15%) Windows
4 5 (1.58%) CentOS
5 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.95%) Android
5 3 (0.95%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
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 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.91%) MVC
2 69 (21.77%) TDD
3 67 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (19.87%) Scrum
5 41 (12.93%) E-Commerce
5 41 (12.93%) SOA
6 40 (12.62%) Unit Testing
7 38 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (9.78%) OO
9 20 (6.31%) Use Case
9 20 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 20 (6.31%) Game Development
9 20 (6.31%) Mobile Application Development
10 19 (5.99%) Rapid Prototyping
11 17 (5.36%) Web Application Development
12 15 (4.73%) B2C
13 14 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (4.42%) Web Development
14 13 (4.10%) Integration Testing
14 13 (4.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 303 (95.58%) Java
2 99 (31.23%) SQL
3 88 (27.76%) JavaScript
4 26 (8.20%) Groovy
5 19 (5.99%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.47%) C#
7 8 (2.52%) Scala
7 8 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.52%) Ruby
8 7 (2.21%) Python
8 7 (2.21%) PHP
9 5 (1.58%) Perl
10 4 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.26%) HQL
11 3 (0.95%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (0.95%) XPath
12 2 (0.63%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.32%) XQuery
13 1 (0.32%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.94%) Degree
2 20 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.21%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.95%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.95%) vCloud
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.21%) Puppet
2 5 (1.58%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (23.03%) Oracle
2 47 (14.83%) Google
3 20 (6.31%) Facebook
3 20 (6.31%) Twitter
4 19 (5.99%) Atomikos
5 15 (4.73%) hybris
5 15 (4.73%) JBoss
6 6 (1.89%) Sun
7 5 (1.58%) IBM
8 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.26%) Sencha
9 3 (0.95%) Talend
9 3 (0.95%) VMware
9 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.95%) EMC
9 3 (0.95%) Progress
10 2 (0.63%) Lotus
11 1 (0.32%) Sybase
11 1 (0.32%) SAP
11 1 (0.32%) Endeca
Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago