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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 109 111 147
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +36
Contract jobs citing Spring 144 130 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.47% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 5.70% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 71 74
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£365 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
2286 2282 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.99% 25.79% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1279 1202
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 82
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 43 £365 +4.28% 6
Berkshire -3 29 £373 -3.87% 13
Surrey -19 18 £675 +68.75% 18
Kent - 17 £363 - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £350 +2.94% 3
Oxfordshire +3 9 £350 -2.60% 8
East Sussex 0 9 £275 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £493 - 6
Middlesex - - - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 305 (95.61%) Java
2 160 (50.16%) Hibernate
3 116 (36.36%) XML
4 107 (33.54%) SQL
5 100 (31.35%) MVC
6 96 (30.09%) JavaScript
6 96 (30.09%) HTML
7 93 (29.15%) Web Services
8 92 (28.84%) TDD
9 78 (24.45%) Oracle
10 77 (24.14%) J2EE
11 72 (22.57%) Maven
12 69 (21.63%) CSS
13 62 (19.44%) JSP
14 61 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (19.12%) Scrum
15 55 (17.24%) Finance
16 54 (16.93%) JSON
16 54 (16.93%) JUnit
17 53 (16.61%) Spring MVC
18 52 (16.30%) Tomcat
19 49 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (15.05%) Ajax
20 48 (15.05%) Jenkins
21 46 (14.42%) Google
22 44 (13.79%) jQuery
22 44 (13.79%) REST
23 43 (13.48%) SOA
24 42 (13.17%) Eclipse
24 42 (13.17%) E-Commerce

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 29 (9.09%) Apache
3 26 (8.15%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.58%) Confluence
5 19 (5.96%) Apache ServiceMix
6 13 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.08%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.45%) Liferay
8 8 (2.51%) CMS
9 7 (2.19%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.25%) Node.js
10 4 (1.25%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.94%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.63%) Escenic
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.51%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.94%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.94%) PaaS
3 3 (0.94%) GitHub
3 3 (0.94%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.34%) Internet
2 11 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.54%) MySQL
2 37 (11.60%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.13%) Big Data
7 9 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.51%) Apache Accumulo
9 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.57%) DB2
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.31%) DTS
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 72 (22.57%) Maven
2 54 (16.93%) JUnit
3 48 (15.05%) Jenkins
4 42 (13.17%) Eclipse
5 40 (12.54%) Subversion
6 33 (10.34%) Mockito
7 32 (10.03%) JIRA
8 22 (6.90%) Ant
9 21 (6.58%) Selenium
10 20 (6.27%) TestNG
10 20 (6.27%) DbUnit
11 15 (4.70%) Cucumber
12 12 (3.76%) Git (software)
13 7 (2.19%) Hudson
13 7 (2.19%) QUnit
13 7 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (2.19%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.25%) RSpec
15 3 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 55 (17.24%) Finance
2 23 (7.21%) Games
3 10 (3.13%) Banking
4 6 (1.88%) Retail
5 5 (1.57%) Publishing
6 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 283 (88.71%) Developer
2 211 (66.14%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.11%) Senior Developer
4 33 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (9.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 21 (6.58%) Lead Developer
6 21 (6.58%) Web Developer
7 20 (6.27%) Mobile Developer
8 15 (4.70%) J2EE Developer
9 13 (4.08%) Hybris Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Architect
10 10 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
11 8 (2.51%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.19%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.19%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (1.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (50.16%) Hibernate
2 116 (36.36%) XML
3 96 (30.09%) HTML
4 93 (29.15%) Web Services
5 77 (24.14%) J2EE
6 69 (21.63%) CSS
7 62 (19.44%) JSP
8 54 (16.93%) JSON
9 53 (16.61%) Spring MVC
10 48 (15.05%) Ajax
11 44 (13.79%) jQuery
11 44 (13.79%) REST
12 37 (11.60%) GWT
13 36 (11.29%) Struts
14 35 (10.97%) SOAP
15 32 (10.03%) Java EE
16 28 (8.78%) RESTful
17 24 (7.52%) XSD
18 23 (7.21%) OAuth
18 23 (7.21%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.46%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.33%) Open Source
3 11 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.19%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.25%) Physics
7 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.94%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.63%) Tandem
9 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.29%) UNIX
2 35 (10.97%) Linux
3 11 (3.45%) Windows
4 5 (1.57%) CentOS
5 3 (0.94%) AIX
5 3 (0.94%) Solaris
5 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.94%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (31.35%) MVC
2 92 (28.84%) TDD
3 61 (19.12%) Scrum
3 61 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (13.48%) SOA
6 42 (13.17%) E-Commerce
7 38 (11.91%) Unit Testing
8 26 (8.15%) OO
9 23 (7.21%) Use Case
9 23 (7.21%) Game Development
9 23 (7.21%) Mobile Application Development
10 22 (6.90%) Rapid Prototyping
11 20 (6.27%) BDD
12 19 (5.96%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.02%) Integration Testing
13 16 (5.02%) Web Application Development
14 14 (4.39%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (4.39%) Web Development
14 14 (4.39%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 305 (95.61%) Java
2 107 (33.54%) SQL
3 96 (30.09%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.21%) Groovy
5 17 (5.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.13%) C#
7 8 (2.51%) Ruby
7 8 (2.51%) Scala
8 7 (2.19%) Python
8 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.19%) PHP
9 5 (1.57%) Perl
10 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.25%) HQL
11 3 (0.94%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (0.94%) XPath
12 2 (0.63%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.31%) XQuery
13 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.27%) Degree
3 16 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.88%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.94%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.94%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.19%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.51%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.57%) Docker
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) Puppet
2 8 (2.51%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (24.45%) Oracle
2 46 (14.42%) Google
3 23 (7.21%) Facebook
3 23 (7.21%) Twitter
4 15 (4.70%) Atomikos
4 15 (4.70%) hybris
5 14 (4.39%) JBoss
6 5 (1.57%) IBM
6 5 (1.57%) Sun
7 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.25%) VMware
8 3 (0.94%) EMC
8 3 (0.94%) Progress
8 3 (0.94%) Talend
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.94%) Sencha
9 2 (0.63%) Lotus
9 2 (0.63%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.31%) Akamai
10 1 (0.31%) Endeca
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