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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 108 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 158 105 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.22% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 4.71% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 62 84
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£413 £350 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £184 £240
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 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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
2293 2231 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.59% 25.95% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1305 1173
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +21 45 £475 +11.76% 8
Berkshire -5 26 £400 +14.28% 10
Hampshire -13 21 £325 -6.47% 9
West Sussex +15 20 £405 +15.71% 4
Surrey -17 17 £425 +41.66% 14
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £363 -19.44% 3
Kent -2 4 £388 -
East Sussex -9 2 - - 4
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 24 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.

1 321 (96.98%) Java
2 156 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (44.11%) Hibernate
4 134 (40.48%) XML
5 116 (35.05%) HTML
6 109 (32.93%) SQL
7 101 (30.51%) J2EE
8 98 (29.61%) JavaScript
9 96 (29.00%) Oracle
10 95 (28.70%) Web Services
11 90 (27.19%) MVC
12 87 (26.28%) CSS
13 86 (25.98%) Maven
14 85 (25.68%) TDD
15 75 (22.66%) Tomcat
16 72 (21.75%) Scrum
17 69 (20.85%) JUnit
18 67 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
19 66 (19.94%) Ajax
20 65 (19.64%) JSP
21 62 (18.73%) SOAP
22 59 (17.82%) JSON
23 58 (17.52%) Spring MVC
24 55 (16.62%) Unit Testing
25 54 (16.31%) Jenkins
26 52 (15.71%) RESTful
26 52 (15.71%) MySQL
27 49 (14.80%) Apache
28 48 (14.50%) Linux
28 48 (14.50%) SOA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 75 (22.66%) Tomcat
2 49 (14.80%) Apache
3 22 (6.65%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.34%) WebLogic
5 18 (5.44%) Confluence
6 17 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (5.14%) JBoss
7 15 (4.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (3.93%) Alfresco
9 11 (3.32%) CMS
10 9 (2.72%) Liferay
11 8 (2.42%) GlassFish
12 7 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.81%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (1.21%) Node.js
15 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.91%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 17 (5.14%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (3.63%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.21%) GitHub
3 4 (1.21%) SaaS
4 3 (0.91%) PaaS
4 3 (0.91%) IaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.16%) Internet
2 10 (3.02%) HTTP
3 3 (0.91%) DAB
4 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.60%) VoIP
4 2 (0.60%) DNS
4 2 (0.60%) IPv4
4 2 (0.60%) IPv6
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.71%) MySQL
2 33 (9.97%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.34%) Oracle Database
3 21 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.74%) RDBMS
5 14 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.42%) DB2
7 8 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.81%) Big Data
9 6 (1.81%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.60%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.30%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 86 (25.98%) Maven
2 69 (20.85%) JUnit
3 54 (16.31%) Jenkins
4 45 (13.60%) Eclipse
5 39 (11.78%) Ant
6 38 (11.48%) Subversion
7 35 (10.57%) JIRA
8 30 (9.06%) Mockito
9 28 (8.46%) Selenium
10 23 (6.95%) Cucumber
11 15 (4.53%) Git (software)
12 11 (3.32%) IntelliJ
13 8 (2.42%) Hudson
14 7 (2.11%) TestNG
14 7 (2.11%) DbUnit
14 7 (2.11%) QUnit
14 7 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (1.81%) RSpec
16 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 47 (14.20%) Finance
2 13 (3.93%) Publishing
2 13 (3.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (3.93%) Banking
3 12 (3.63%) Games
4 10 (3.02%) Marketing
5 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.21%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.21%) Electronics
6 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.91%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 268 (80.97%) Developer
2 206 (62.24%) Java Developer
3 31 (9.37%) Senior Developer
4 24 (7.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 21 (6.34%) Lead Developer
6 19 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (4.53%) Analyst
8 14 (4.23%) Hybris Developer
9 13 (3.93%) Architect
9 13 (3.93%) Technical Leader
10 12 (3.63%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.32%) J2EE Developer
11 11 (3.32%) Mobile Developer
12 10 (3.02%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Web Developer
13 8 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.11%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (2.11%) Java Software Engineer
15 6 (1.81%) Consultant
15 6 (1.81%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (44.11%) Hibernate
2 134 (40.48%) XML
3 116 (35.05%) HTML
4 101 (30.51%) J2EE
5 95 (28.70%) Web Services
6 87 (26.28%) CSS
7 66 (19.94%) Ajax
8 65 (19.64%) JSP
9 62 (18.73%) SOAP
10 59 (17.82%) JSON
11 58 (17.52%) Spring MVC
12 52 (15.71%) RESTful
13 39 (11.78%) XSLT
13 39 (11.78%) REST
14 35 (10.57%) jQuery
15 34 (10.27%) Java EE
16 32 (9.67%) Struts
17 31 (9.37%) JMS
18 24 (7.25%) Servlets
18 24 (7.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.44%) Open Source
3 14 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.11%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.81%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.51%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.51%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.21%) Physics
9 4 (1.21%) DTV
10 3 (0.91%) Linked Data
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
11 2 (0.60%) Tandem
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.30%) NHS
12 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.50%) Linux
2 40 (12.08%) UNIX
3 10 (3.02%) Windows
4 7 (2.11%) Solaris
5 3 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (27.19%) MVC
3 85 (25.68%) TDD
4 72 (21.75%) Scrum
5 67 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (16.62%) Unit Testing
7 48 (14.50%) SOA
8 38 (11.48%) E-Commerce
9 34 (10.27%) BDD
10 23 (6.95%) OO
11 21 (6.34%) Software Engineering
11 21 (6.34%) Web Development
12 18 (5.44%) Integration Testing
13 15 (4.53%) Kanban
14 14 (4.23%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.23%) B2C
15 13 (3.93%) User Stories
15 13 (3.93%) Test Automation
15 13 (3.93%) Use Case
16 12 (3.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 321 (96.98%) Java
2 109 (32.93%) SQL
3 98 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.14%) Groovy
5 15 (4.53%) XPath
5 15 (4.53%) PL/SQL
5 15 (4.53%) XQuery
6 14 (4.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 11 (3.32%) Scala
8 8 (2.42%) Ruby
8 8 (2.42%) Perl
9 7 (2.11%) C#
9 7 (2.11%) Python
10 6 (1.81%) PHP
11 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.91%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (0.91%) COBOL
12 3 (0.91%) JCL
13 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.60%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 23 (6.95%) Degree
2 22 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.63%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.91%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (3.02%) VirtualBox
2 8 (2.42%) Docker
3 3 (0.91%) vCloud
3 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 18 (5.44%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (4.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (3.32%) Puppet
4 10 (3.02%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 96 (29.00%) Oracle
2 29 (8.76%) Google
3 15 (4.53%) hybris
4 12 (3.63%) Facebook
4 12 (3.63%) Twitter
5 9 (2.72%) IBM
6 7 (2.11%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.11%) VMware
7 5 (1.51%) Atomikos
7 5 (1.51%) Sun
7 5 (1.51%) SAP
8 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.91%) Progress
9 3 (0.91%) EMC
9 3 (0.91%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.60%) Juniper
10 2 (0.60%) Lotus
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco
11 1 (0.30%) Sybase
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago