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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 106 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring 151 126 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.44% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.63% 5.59% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 75 85
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£375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.31 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% +13.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -27.16%
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
2276 2255 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.55% 25.79% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1284 1239
Average daily rate £350 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 0 34 £350 - 9
Berkshire 0 32 £370 -4.51% 8
Oxfordshire +7 27 £388 -6.06% 6
Surrey -13 16 £400 - 19
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £350 -15.15% 3
Kent +2 10 £350 - 3
East Sussex -9 6 £250 - 1
West Sussex +5 3 £493 +40.71% 1
Middlesex - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 309 (95.96%) Java
2 152 (47.20%) Hibernate
3 150 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (40.06%) XML
5 117 (36.34%) SQL
6 106 (32.92%) MVC
7 99 (30.75%) TDD
7 99 (30.75%) HTML
8 94 (29.19%) JavaScript
9 93 (28.88%) J2EE
10 88 (27.33%) Web Services
11 86 (26.71%) Oracle
12 77 (23.91%) Maven
13 75 (23.29%) Scrum
14 68 (21.12%) CSS
15 64 (19.88%) JSP
16 63 (19.57%) Spring MVC
17 62 (19.25%) Ajax
18 60 (18.63%) JUnit
19 58 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
20 57 (17.70%) Tomcat
21 55 (17.08%) Finance
22 53 (16.46%) SOA
23 50 (15.53%) JSON
24 48 (14.91%) E-Commerce
25 47 (14.60%) Linux
26 46 (14.29%) Subversion
27 45 (13.98%) Unit Testing
27 45 (13.98%) REST
27 45 (13.98%) Jenkins

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 57 (17.70%) Tomcat
2 31 (9.63%) Apache
3 25 (7.76%) Confluence
4 22 (6.83%) WebLogic
4 22 (6.83%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.04%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (3.73%) Liferay
6 12 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (2.17%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.55%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.55%) CMS
10 4 (1.24%) Node.js
11 3 (0.93%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.62%) Escenic
Business Applications
1 11 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.24%) GitHub
4 3 (0.93%) IaaS
4 3 (0.93%) PaaS
4 3 (0.93%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.62%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.87%) Internet
2 10 (3.11%) HTTP
3 2 (0.62%) DAB
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) IPv4
4 1 (0.31%) IPv6
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.35%) MySQL
2 37 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.73%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.11%) Big Data
6 10 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.48%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.86%) DB2
9 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.31%) DTS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 77 (23.91%) Maven
2 60 (18.63%) JUnit
3 46 (14.29%) Subversion
4 45 (13.98%) Jenkins
5 40 (12.42%) Eclipse
6 39 (12.11%) JIRA
7 29 (9.01%) Ant
7 29 (9.01%) Mockito
8 23 (7.14%) Selenium
9 18 (5.59%) Cucumber
10 14 (4.35%) Git (software)
11 12 (3.73%) TestNG
11 12 (3.73%) DbUnit
12 9 (2.80%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (2.17%) Hudson
13 7 (2.17%) QUnit
14 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.24%) RSpec
14 4 (1.24%) Gradle
General
1 55 (17.08%) Finance
2 23 (7.14%) Games
3 10 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.48%) Banking
4 8 (2.48%) Marketing
5 5 (1.55%) Publishing
6 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.24%) Electronics
6 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.24%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.62%) Front Office
7 2 (0.62%) Automotive
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 278 (86.34%) Developer
2 202 (62.73%) Java Developer
3 37 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 31 (9.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 26 (8.07%) Lead Developer
6 24 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (5.90%) Web Developer
8 18 (5.59%) Mobile Developer
9 17 (5.28%) Hybris Developer
10 15 (4.66%) J2EE Developer
11 12 (3.73%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.11%) Architect
13 10 (3.11%) Java Web Developer
14 9 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
15 8 (2.48%) .NET Developer
15 8 (2.48%) Technical Leader
16 7 (2.17%) .NET Web Developer
16 7 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
16 7 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (47.20%) Hibernate
2 129 (40.06%) XML
3 99 (30.75%) HTML
4 93 (28.88%) J2EE
5 88 (27.33%) Web Services
6 68 (21.12%) CSS
7 64 (19.88%) JSP
8 63 (19.57%) Spring MVC
9 62 (19.25%) Ajax
10 50 (15.53%) JSON
11 45 (13.98%) REST
12 43 (13.35%) jQuery
13 36 (11.18%) SOAP
14 33 (10.25%) XSLT
15 31 (9.63%) Struts
15 31 (9.63%) Java EE
15 31 (9.63%) GWT
16 28 (8.70%) RESTful
16 28 (8.70%) XSD
17 25 (7.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.45%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.90%) Open Source
3 13 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.24%) User Experience
6 4 (1.24%) Physics
6 4 (1.24%) DTV
7 3 (0.93%) Linked Data
7 3 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Tandem
9 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.60%) Linux
2 42 (13.04%) UNIX
3 10 (3.11%) Windows
4 5 (1.55%) CentOS
5 4 (1.24%) Solaris
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (32.92%) MVC
3 99 (30.75%) TDD
4 75 (23.29%) Scrum
5 58 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (16.46%) SOA
7 48 (14.91%) E-Commerce
8 45 (13.98%) Unit Testing
9 30 (9.32%) BDD
10 25 (7.76%) OO
11 23 (7.14%) Game Development
11 23 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 23 (7.14%) Use Case
12 22 (6.83%) Integration Testing
12 22 (6.83%) Rapid Prototyping
12 22 (6.83%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.59%) B2C
14 14 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (4.35%) Web Application Development
14 14 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 309 (95.96%) Java
2 117 (36.34%) SQL
3 94 (29.19%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.90%) Groovy
5 17 (5.28%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.73%) XPath
6 12 (3.73%) Scala
7 10 (3.11%) XQuery
7 10 (3.11%) C#
8 9 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (2.48%) Ruby
10 7 (2.17%) PHP
10 7 (2.17%) Python
11 6 (1.86%) Perl
12 4 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.93%) Progress 4GL
14 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.62%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.31%) HQL
15 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (6.21%) Degree
2 19 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.93%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.24%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.48%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.55%) Docker
3 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (3.42%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (3.11%) Puppet
3 9 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (2.48%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 86 (26.71%) Oracle
2 41 (12.73%) Google
3 23 (7.14%) Facebook
3 23 (7.14%) Twitter
4 18 (5.59%) hybris
5 14 (4.35%) JBoss
6 10 (3.11%) Atomikos
7 5 (1.55%) IBM
7 5 (1.55%) Sun
7 5 (1.55%) VMware
7 5 (1.55%) SAP
8 4 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.93%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (0.93%) EMC
9 3 (0.93%) Progress
9 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.93%) Talend
10 2 (0.62%) Lotus
11 1 (0.31%) webMethods
11 1 (0.31%) Cadence
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
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Oxford
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
People Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago