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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 73 99 117
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 212 190 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.69% 2.02% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 7.47% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 128 114
Median daily rate £455 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £33.75 £47.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +69.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £41.50 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £47.50 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +56.25%
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
2074 2542 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.36% 27.03% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1635 1381
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 76 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Oxfordshire +29 61 £488 +8.33% 14
Hampshire +5 34 £425 +13.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +29 26 £383 +7.74% 15
Berkshire +18 24 £385 -9.41% 7
West Sussex -7 19 £488 +2.63% 1
East Sussex 0 13 £313 -37.50% 4
Middlesex +8 12 - -
Surrey -6 10 £475 +11.76% 8
Kent +7 6 £425 +26.86%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 440 (97.78%) Java
2 301 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (48.67%) JUnit
4 194 (43.11%) JavaScript
5 168 (37.33%) Scrum
6 154 (34.22%) TDD
7 153 (34.00%) SQL
8 148 (32.89%) Maven
9 142 (31.56%) Tomcat
9 142 (31.56%) Jenkins
10 138 (30.67%) Cucumber
11 132 (29.33%) HTML
12 129 (28.67%) J2EE
13 127 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
14 124 (27.56%) Oracle
15 122 (27.11%) REST
16 117 (26.00%) RESTful
16 117 (26.00%) Hibernate
17 115 (25.56%) JSON
18 110 (24.44%) Mockito
19 108 (24.00%) XML
20 105 (23.33%) MVC
21 100 (22.22%) Linux
22 99 (22.00%) Web Services
23 98 (21.78%) JBoss
24 97 (21.56%) AngularJS
25 89 (19.78%) Amazon AWS
26 87 (19.33%) CSS
27 85 (18.89%) JMS
27 85 (18.89%) MongoDB

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
1 142 (31.56%) Tomcat
2 98 (21.78%) JBoss
3 62 (13.78%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (13.56%) Apache
5 50 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 30 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 28 (6.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 21 (4.67%) nginx
9 20 (4.44%) Confluence
10 19 (4.22%) WebSphere Process Server
11 15 (3.33%) Jetty
11 15 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (2.89%) Alfresco
12 13 (2.89%) Apache Spark
13 12 (2.67%) Mule
13 12 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (2.44%) Mule ESB
15 10 (2.22%) Apache Solr
15 10 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (1.56%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 89 (19.78%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (16.00%) GitHub
3 51 (11.33%) Cloud Computing
3 51 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.78%) Amazon S3
4 17 (3.78%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (2.00%) PaaS
6 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.67%) SaaS
9 2 (0.44%) Force.com
9 2 (0.44%) IaaS
9 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.33%) HTTP
2 10 (2.22%) LDAP
3 8 (1.78%) Internet
4 6 (1.33%) Firewall
5 5 (1.11%) SNMP
6 4 (0.89%) SSL
7 3 (0.67%) AMQP
8 2 (0.44%) Intranet
8 2 (0.44%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.22%) DVB
9 1 (0.22%) IPv6
9 1 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.89%) MongoDB
2 51 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (8.44%) Oracle Database
4 37 (8.22%) Couchbase
5 32 (7.11%) MySQL
6 23 (5.11%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.22%) SQL Server
8 16 (3.56%) Big Data
9 15 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.67%) HBase
11 12 (2.67%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.00%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.78%) SQLite
14 7 (1.56%) DB2
15 6 (1.33%) OLTP
16 4 (0.89%) GIS
17 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 219 (48.67%) JUnit
2 148 (32.89%) Maven
3 142 (31.56%) Jenkins
4 138 (30.67%) Cucumber
5 110 (24.44%) Mockito
6 84 (18.67%) Git (software)
7 75 (16.67%) Subversion
8 73 (16.22%) Gradle
9 61 (13.56%) JIRA
10 49 (10.89%) Selenium
11 39 (8.67%) Eclipse
11 39 (8.67%) Spock
12 32 (7.11%) Ant
13 31 (6.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (5.78%) Artifactory
15 24 (5.33%) Hamcrest
16 23 (5.11%) JMeter
17 20 (4.44%) SoapUI
18 16 (3.56%) Checkstyle
19 14 (3.11%) FindBugs
General
1 56 (12.44%) Finance
2 45 (10.00%) Publishing
3 16 (3.56%) Retail
4 15 (3.33%) Banking
5 9 (2.00%) Legal
5 9 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Electronics
7 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.44%) Games
7 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Military
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 365 (81.11%) Developer
2 307 (68.22%) Java Developer
3 48 (10.67%) Senior Developer
4 45 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 45 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 44 (9.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 35 (7.78%) AWS Developer
8 32 (7.11%) Java Engineer
9 28 (6.22%) Java Software Engineer
10 26 (5.78%) Java Software Developer
11 25 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 19 (4.22%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.00%) Architect
13 18 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
13 18 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 18 (4.00%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.78%) AWS Engineer
14 17 (3.78%) AWS Software Engineer
15 14 (3.11%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (29.33%) HTML
2 129 (28.67%) J2EE
3 122 (27.11%) REST
4 117 (26.00%) Hibernate
4 117 (26.00%) RESTful
5 115 (25.56%) JSON
6 108 (24.00%) XML
7 99 (22.00%) Web Services
8 97 (21.56%) AngularJS
9 87 (19.33%) CSS
10 85 (18.89%) JMS
11 80 (17.78%) Java EE
12 75 (16.67%) Spring MVC
13 65 (14.44%) jQuery
14 55 (12.22%) HTML5
14 55 (12.22%) SOAP
15 50 (11.11%) JSP
16 44 (9.78%) Spring Boot
16 44 (9.78%) Struts
17 37 (8.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.33%) Smart Meter
2 11 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.11%) User Experience
8 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.67%) iPad
9 3 (0.67%) IVR
9 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.67%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Replication
10 2 (0.44%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (0.22%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.22%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.22%) Linux
2 31 (6.89%) Unix
3 20 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.89%) Windows
5 6 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Android
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (37.33%) Scrum
3 154 (34.22%) TDD
4 127 (28.22%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (23.33%) MVC
6 70 (15.56%) BDD
7 69 (15.33%) Kanban
8 60 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 51 (11.33%) Software Engineering
10 41 (9.11%) Microservices
10 41 (9.11%) Open Source
11 39 (8.67%) Web Development
12 36 (8.00%) SOA
13 35 (7.78%) Domain-Driven Design
13 35 (7.78%) E-Commerce
14 32 (7.11%) Pair Programming
15 31 (6.89%) DevOps
16 27 (6.00%) BPEL
17 25 (5.56%) CQRS
18 24 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 440 (97.78%) Java
2 194 (43.11%) JavaScript
3 153 (34.00%) SQL
4 50 (11.11%) Groovy
5 47 (10.44%) Scala
6 32 (7.11%) Python
7 21 (4.67%) Ruby
8 14 (3.11%) C#
9 13 (2.89%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.89%) C++
9 13 (2.89%) XPath
10 9 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.56%) Perl
12 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.89%) Tcl
14 3 (0.67%) COBOL
14 3 (0.67%) PHP
15 2 (0.44%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.89%) Degree
4 7 (1.56%) ISEB
4 7 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.44%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.56%) QA
2 6 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.67%) WAI
4 3 (0.67%) WCAG
5 2 (0.44%) HL7
5 2 (0.44%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (4.89%) Docker
2 6 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.33%) HDFS
3 4 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.44%) NDS
4 2 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (3.56%) Ansible
2 16 (3.56%) Puppet
3 8 (1.78%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.67%) logstash
5 2 (0.44%) Kibana
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.22%) Grafana
Vendors
1 124 (27.56%) Oracle
2 20 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 17 (3.78%) IBM
4 13 (2.89%) Google
4 13 (2.89%) hybris
5 7 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.56%) VMware
6 6 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.11%) GigaSpaces
8 4 (0.89%) Avaya
8 4 (0.89%) Genesys
8 4 (0.89%) KANA
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.67%) SAP
10 2 (0.44%) Novell
10 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.44%) Splunk
10 2 (0.44%) Sybase
11 1 (0.22%) F5
11 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
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