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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 58 135 98
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -37
Contract jobs citing Spring 279 140 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.13% 1.49% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.66% 5.83% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 95 115
Median daily rate £475 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +52.77%
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
2393 2400 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.82% 25.47% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1527 1239
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 57
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +37 60 £488 +1.03% 6
Oxfordshire +11 42 £500 +17.64% 13
Hampshire +18 36 £400 +2.56% 2
Surrey +4 36 £475 +11.76% 15
East Sussex +30 24 £488 +37.32% 9
Berkshire +12 24 £450 +14.28% 8
Kent +21 17 £700 +154.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £263 -19.23% 7
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Middlesex - 6 £360 -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 490 (99.39%) Java
2 302 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (44.22%) JUnit
4 191 (38.74%) HTML
5 183 (37.12%) REST
6 170 (34.48%) CSS
7 166 (33.67%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (31.03%) Web Services
9 150 (30.43%) Hibernate
10 148 (30.02%) Scrum
11 144 (29.21%) JavaScript
12 141 (28.60%) Subversion
12 141 (28.60%) Jenkins
13 125 (25.35%) MVC
14 124 (25.15%) TDD
15 123 (24.95%) JSON
16 118 (23.94%) JIRA
17 111 (22.52%) Git (software)
18 109 (22.11%) RESTful
19 107 (21.70%) Linux
20 106 (21.50%) Oracle
21 104 (21.10%) SQL
21 104 (21.10%) HTML5
22 97 (19.68%) Spring MVC
22 97 (19.68%) HTTP
23 96 (19.47%) XML
24 95 (19.27%) Open Source
25 93 (18.86%) Ruby
26 91 (18.46%) Ajax
26 91 (18.46%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 91 (18.46%) JBoss
2 82 (16.63%) Tomcat
3 69 (14.00%) Confluence
4 37 (7.51%) Apache
5 26 (5.27%) WebSphere
6 24 (4.87%) WebLogic
7 22 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (4.26%) IIS
9 12 (2.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (2.23%) GlassFish
10 11 (2.23%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.42%) Mule
13 7 (1.42%) Mule ESB
14 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.41%) CMS
16 2 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (2.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.83%) PaaS
3 7 (1.42%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.42%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (1.42%) Bluemix
4 6 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (1.22%) Heroku
5 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.81%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Force.com
6 2 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (19.68%) HTTP
2 9 (1.83%) AMQP
3 7 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) DVB
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.20%) LDAP
5 1 (0.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 42 (8.52%) Oracle Database
3 38 (7.71%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.88%) MySQL
6 22 (4.46%) MongoDB
7 21 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.61%) DB2
11 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.41%) GIS
12 2 (0.41%) HBase
13 1 (0.20%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 218 (44.22%) JUnit
2 141 (28.60%) Jenkins
2 141 (28.60%) Subversion
3 118 (23.94%) JIRA
4 111 (22.52%) Git (software)
5 87 (17.65%) Maven
6 80 (16.23%) Cucumber
7 78 (15.82%) Selenium
8 56 (11.36%) Gradle
9 50 (10.14%) Mockito
10 36 (7.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (7.10%) Eclipse
12 28 (5.68%) JMeter
13 26 (5.27%) Hamcrest
14 24 (4.87%) Ant
14 24 (4.87%) Artifactory
15 23 (4.67%) jMock
16 19 (3.85%) Checkstyle
16 19 (3.85%) FindBugs
17 18 (3.65%) Hudson
General
1 55 (11.16%) Finance
2 19 (3.85%) Banking
2 19 (3.85%) Retail
3 14 (2.84%) Publishing
4 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.41%) Games
7 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 397 (80.53%) Developer
2 293 (59.43%) Java Developer
3 76 (15.42%) Senior Developer
4 64 (12.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (9.53%) Scala Developer
6 37 (7.51%) Agile Developer
7 34 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
8 33 (6.69%) Architect
9 28 (5.68%) Java Engineer
10 26 (5.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (4.87%) J2EE Developer
11 24 (4.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 24 (4.87%) Software Developer
12 22 (4.46%) Java Scala Developer
12 22 (4.46%) Software Engineer
12 22 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (4.26%) Java Architect
13 21 (4.26%) Lead Developer
14 20 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (3.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (38.74%) HTML
2 183 (37.12%) REST
3 170 (34.48%) CSS
4 153 (31.03%) Web Services
5 150 (30.43%) Hibernate
6 123 (24.95%) JSON
7 109 (22.11%) RESTful
8 104 (21.10%) HTML5
9 97 (19.68%) Spring MVC
10 96 (19.47%) XML
11 91 (18.46%) Ajax
12 89 (18.05%) Ruby on Rails
13 81 (16.43%) Play Framework
14 80 (16.23%) CSS3
14 80 (16.23%) Django
14 80 (16.23%) JSP
15 78 (15.82%) Guice
16 73 (14.81%) J2EE
17 56 (11.36%) Struts
18 55 (11.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.88%) User Experience
2 17 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.03%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.22%) Cloud Native
7 4 (0.81%) iPad
7 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.61%) Tandem
9 2 (0.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.41%) Fintech
9 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.41%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.20%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.20%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (21.70%) Linux
2 16 (3.25%) Unix
3 14 (2.84%) Windows
4 13 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.01%) Android
7 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (61.26%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (33.67%) Continuous Integration
3 148 (30.02%) Scrum
4 125 (25.35%) MVC
5 124 (25.15%) TDD
6 95 (19.27%) Open Source
7 81 (16.43%) Automated Testing
8 63 (12.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 59 (11.97%) OWASP
9 59 (11.97%) Web Design
10 58 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 57 (11.56%) Web Development
12 56 (11.36%) SOA
13 53 (10.75%) BDD
14 45 (9.13%) Domain-Driven Design
15 43 (8.72%) Configuration Management
16 37 (7.51%) Software Engineering
17 36 (7.30%) E-Commerce
17 36 (7.30%) Kanban
17 36 (7.30%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 490 (99.39%) Java
2 144 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 104 (21.10%) SQL
4 93 (18.86%) Ruby
5 89 (18.05%) Scala
6 87 (17.65%) Python
7 60 (12.17%) C#
8 41 (8.32%) Groovy
9 8 (1.62%) AspectJ
9 8 (1.62%) Go
9 8 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.81%) C
13 3 (0.61%) Perl
13 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.41%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.26%) Degree
4 18 (3.65%) ISEB
4 18 (3.65%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.22%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.20%) OCP
8 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.06%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.23%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.22%) Puppet
3 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.61%) Ansible
4 3 (0.61%) Ganglia
4 3 (0.61%) Nagios
5 2 (0.41%) Cacti
5 2 (0.41%) Graphite
5 2 (0.41%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.41%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) Packer
6 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 106 (21.50%) Oracle
2 79 (16.02%) Google
3 24 (4.87%) hybris
4 14 (2.84%) Atlassian
5 12 (2.43%) Rally
6 11 (2.23%) ATG
7 10 (2.03%) ESRI
7 10 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.62%) Talend
9 7 (1.42%) IBM
9 7 (1.42%) Percussion
10 6 (1.22%) Sun
11 5 (1.01%) VMware
12 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.61%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.41%) New Relic
13 2 (0.41%) Splunk
14 1 (0.20%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.20%) Twitter
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