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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 115 138 119
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing Spring 162 103 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.21% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 4.79% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 63 67
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £185 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £35.80 £45.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £42.20 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -22.58%
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
2307 2151 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.12% 25.37% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1221 1155
Average daily rate £363 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 94
Average hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 45 £475 +18.60% 1
West Sussex +20 26 £400 +14.28% 3
Berkshire -13 24 £475 +30.13% 13
Hampshire -11 22 £348 +15.83% 12
Surrey -10 21 £425 +117.94% 10
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £355 -18.85% 3
East Sussex +5 2 - - 6
Middlesex +1 2 - - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £230 -
Kent -4 1 £425 +30.76% 6
Sussex - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 296 (96.73%) Java
2 154 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (43.14%) XML
4 118 (38.56%) Hibernate
5 105 (34.31%) Maven
6 98 (32.03%) Web Services
7 96 (31.37%) HTML
8 91 (29.74%) TDD
9 88 (28.76%) SQL
10 85 (27.78%) MVC
11 84 (27.45%) J2EE
12 83 (27.12%) JavaScript
13 82 (26.80%) Oracle
14 77 (25.16%) Scrum
15 75 (24.51%) SOAP
15 75 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (23.86%) CSS
17 71 (23.20%) Tomcat
18 68 (22.22%) JSON
19 66 (21.57%) JUnit
20 65 (21.24%) RESTful
21 64 (20.92%) Jenkins
21 64 (20.92%) Ajax
22 62 (20.26%) Spring MVC
23 55 (17.97%) Linux
24 48 (15.69%) REST
25 47 (15.36%) SOA
26 46 (15.03%) Apache
26 46 (15.03%) Ant
27 43 (14.05%) XSLT

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 71 (23.20%) Tomcat
2 46 (15.03%) Apache
3 25 (8.17%) WebLogic
4 19 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (5.88%) CMS
6 15 (4.90%) Alfresco
7 14 (4.58%) JBoss
8 12 (3.92%) Confluence
9 10 (3.27%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.61%) GlassFish
11 7 (2.29%) Liferay
11 7 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.63%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.31%) Node.js
14 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.98%) TeamSite
14 3 (0.98%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (6.21%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.98%) IaaS
4 3 (0.98%) GitHub
4 3 (0.98%) SaaS
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
5 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.65%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.50%) Internet
2 6 (1.96%) HTTP
3 3 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (0.98%) DAB
4 2 (0.65%) VoIP
4 2 (0.65%) DNS
4 2 (0.65%) IPv4
4 2 (0.65%) IPv6
4 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.40%) MySQL
2 23 (7.52%) Oracle Database
2 23 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.54%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.96%) Big Data
8 6 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (1.31%) DB2
10 3 (0.98%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.65%) SQLite
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 105 (34.31%) Maven
2 66 (21.57%) JUnit
3 64 (20.92%) Jenkins
4 46 (15.03%) Ant
5 37 (12.09%) Mockito
6 34 (11.11%) Selenium
7 33 (10.78%) Subversion
8 32 (10.46%) Eclipse
9 28 (9.15%) JIRA
9 28 (9.15%) Cucumber
10 24 (7.84%) Git (software)
11 12 (3.92%) IntelliJ
12 9 (2.94%) RSpec
13 7 (2.29%) Hudson
13 7 (2.29%) QUnit
13 7 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.96%) DbUnit
15 5 (1.63%) jMock
16 4 (1.31%) Gradle
17 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (10.13%) Finance
2 17 (5.56%) Publishing
3 14 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.92%) Marketing
4 12 (3.92%) Games
5 8 (2.61%) Banking
6 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.31%) Electronics
7 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.98%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 236 (77.12%) Developer
2 186 (60.78%) Java Developer
3 21 (6.86%) Lead Developer
4 19 (6.21%) Senior Developer
5 17 (5.56%) Analyst
5 17 (5.56%) Architect
6 15 (4.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 15 (4.90%) Technical Leader
7 14 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (3.59%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (3.59%) Software Engineer
8 11 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (2.61%) Hybris Developer
11 6 (1.96%) Web Developer
11 6 (1.96%) Software Developer
11 6 (1.96%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (1.96%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (1.63%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (1.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (43.14%) XML
2 118 (38.56%) Hibernate
3 98 (32.03%) Web Services
4 96 (31.37%) HTML
5 84 (27.45%) J2EE
6 75 (24.51%) SOAP
7 73 (23.86%) CSS
8 68 (22.22%) JSON
9 65 (21.24%) RESTful
10 64 (20.92%) Ajax
11 62 (20.26%) Spring MVC
12 48 (15.69%) REST
13 43 (14.05%) XSLT
14 41 (13.40%) JSP
15 36 (11.76%) Java EE
16 35 (11.44%) jQuery
17 31 (10.13%) JMS
18 27 (8.82%) JPA
19 24 (7.84%) Struts
20 22 (7.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.54%) Open Source
1 20 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.25%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.63%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.31%) DTV
7 4 (1.31%) Physics
7 4 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.98%) Linked Data
8 3 (0.98%) W3C
9 2 (0.65%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.65%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) GIS
10 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.97%) Linux
2 29 (9.48%) UNIX
3 8 (2.61%) Windows
4 7 (2.29%) Solaris
5 3 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.74%) TDD
3 85 (27.78%) MVC
4 77 (25.16%) Scrum
5 75 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (15.36%) SOA
7 42 (13.73%) BDD
7 42 (13.73%) Unit Testing
8 25 (8.17%) E-Commerce
8 25 (8.17%) Kanban
9 22 (7.19%) Software Engineering
10 21 (6.86%) Web Development
11 20 (6.54%) OO
12 17 (5.56%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.90%) User Stories
15 14 (4.58%) Integration Testing
16 12 (3.92%) Use Case
16 12 (3.92%) Workflow
16 12 (3.92%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (96.73%) Java
2 88 (28.76%) SQL
3 83 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.88%) XPath
5 17 (5.56%) XQuery
6 16 (5.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 16 (5.23%) Groovy
7 13 (4.25%) Scala
8 11 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.61%) Perl
9 8 (2.61%) Python
9 8 (2.61%) Ruby
10 7 (2.29%) PHP
11 3 (0.98%) C#
11 3 (0.98%) COBOL
11 3 (0.98%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (0.98%) JCL
12 2 (0.65%) C++
12 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.54%) Degree
3 19 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.94%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.98%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (4.90%) VirtualBox
2 12 (3.92%) Docker
3 6 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.98%) vSphere
4 3 (0.98%) vCloud
5 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 20 (6.54%) Oracle Identity Management
2 17 (5.56%) Puppet
3 16 (5.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (4.90%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.98%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.98%) logstash
5 3 (0.98%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.65%) Ansible
7 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 82 (26.80%) Oracle
2 24 (7.84%) Google
3 12 (3.92%) Facebook
3 12 (3.92%) Twitter
4 10 (3.27%) VMware
5 9 (2.94%) hybris
5 9 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.29%) IBM
7 5 (1.63%) SAP
8 3 (0.98%) Atomikos
8 3 (0.98%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (0.98%) HP
8 3 (0.98%) EMC
8 3 (0.98%) Progress
9 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco
9 2 (0.65%) Sun
9 2 (0.65%) Juniper
9 2 (0.65%) Lotus
10 1 (0.33%) ForgeRock
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