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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 113 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Spring 140 112 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 1.35% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 5.63% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 51
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -12 49 £385 +22.22% 13
Surrey -6 24 £325 -7.14% 15
Oxfordshire -2 18 £410 +2.37% 7
Berkshire -15 18 £390 +5.40% 31
East Sussex +6 16 £300 +4.34% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £325 -23.52% 1
West Sussex -9 7 £350 - 3
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 4
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 298 (98.35%) Java
2 158 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (45.54%) Hibernate
4 119 (39.27%) XML
5 113 (37.29%) Web Services
6 109 (35.97%) Maven
7 104 (34.32%) HTML
8 96 (31.68%) TDD
9 89 (29.37%) JavaScript
9 89 (29.37%) J2EE
9 89 (29.37%) CSS
10 88 (29.04%) Oracle
11 86 (28.38%) Tomcat
12 85 (28.05%) JUnit
13 84 (27.72%) MVC
14 83 (27.39%) RESTful
15 81 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (26.07%) SQL
16 79 (26.07%) SOAP
17 78 (25.74%) Scrum
18 77 (25.41%) Linux
19 74 (24.42%) Jenkins
20 69 (22.77%) JSON
20 69 (22.77%) Spring MVC
21 63 (20.79%) Ajax
22 62 (20.46%) BDD
23 52 (17.16%) XSLT
24 49 (16.17%) Selenium
25 48 (15.84%) Apache
26 47 (15.51%) SOA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 86 (28.38%) Tomcat
2 48 (15.84%) Apache
3 34 (11.22%) WebLogic
4 27 (8.91%) JBoss
5 20 (6.60%) CMS
6 19 (6.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (5.61%) WebSphere
8 15 (4.95%) Alfresco
9 9 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.64%) TeamSite
11 7 (2.31%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.65%) Confluence
13 4 (1.32%) Liferay
13 4 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.99%) Jetty
14 3 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.66%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
16 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
16 1 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (6.27%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.92%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (6.60%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.99%) SaaS
5 3 (0.99%) GitHub
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.59%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) DAB
2 3 (0.99%) HTTP
2 3 (0.99%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.66%) DNS
3 2 (0.66%) VoIP
3 2 (0.66%) IPv4
3 2 (0.66%) IPv6
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.87%) MySQL
2 24 (7.92%) Oracle Database
3 19 (6.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (6.27%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.28%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.96%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.98%) Hazelcast
7 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.65%) DB2
9 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.66%) BaseX
10 2 (0.66%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.66%) SQLite
10 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 109 (35.97%) Maven
2 85 (28.05%) JUnit
3 74 (24.42%) Jenkins
4 49 (16.17%) Selenium
5 47 (15.51%) Cucumber
6 45 (14.85%) Mockito
7 42 (13.86%) Subversion
8 40 (13.20%) Ant
9 39 (12.87%) Git (software)
10 38 (12.54%) Eclipse
11 18 (5.94%) JIRA
12 9 (2.97%) RSpec
12 9 (2.97%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.98%) QUnit
14 5 (1.65%) jMock
15 4 (1.32%) Gradle
15 4 (1.32%) Hudson
15 4 (1.32%) DbUnit
15 4 (1.32%) JMeter
16 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (7.92%) Finance
1 24 (7.92%) Publishing
2 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.63%) Marketing
3 11 (3.63%) Banking
4 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 241 (79.54%) Developer
2 199 (65.68%) Java Developer
3 19 (6.27%) Analyst
4 17 (5.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 16 (5.28%) Senior Developer
5 16 (5.28%) Technical Leader
6 15 (4.95%) Software Engineer
7 14 (4.62%) Lead Developer
8 12 (3.96%) Web Developer
8 12 (3.96%) Architect
9 10 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (3.30%) Programmer
10 9 (2.97%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.31%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (2.31%) Java Web Developer
13 6 (1.98%) Hybris Developer
13 6 (1.98%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (45.54%) Hibernate
2 119 (39.27%) XML
3 113 (37.29%) Web Services
4 104 (34.32%) HTML
5 89 (29.37%) J2EE
5 89 (29.37%) CSS
6 83 (27.39%) RESTful
7 79 (26.07%) SOAP
8 69 (22.77%) JSON
8 69 (22.77%) Spring MVC
9 63 (20.79%) Ajax
10 52 (17.16%) XSLT
11 42 (13.86%) jQuery
12 41 (13.53%) REST
13 38 (12.54%) JSP
13 38 (12.54%) JPA
14 37 (12.21%) Struts
15 36 (11.88%) Java EE
16 34 (11.22%) JSF
16 34 (11.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) Open Source
2 18 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.64%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.98%) W3C
6 5 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.65%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.32%) DTV
8 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.66%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.33%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.41%) Linux
2 27 (8.91%) UNIX
3 8 (2.64%) Windows
4 6 (1.98%) Solaris
5 2 (0.66%) Android
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.68%) TDD
3 84 (27.72%) MVC
4 81 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (25.74%) Scrum
6 62 (20.46%) BDD
7 47 (15.51%) SOA
8 38 (12.54%) Software Engineering
9 36 (11.88%) Web Development
10 35 (11.55%) Unit Testing
11 29 (9.57%) Kanban
12 27 (8.91%) OO
13 18 (5.94%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.61%) Integration Testing
14 17 (5.61%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.95%) User Stories
16 13 (4.29%) Waterfall
17 12 (3.96%) Automated Testing
17 12 (3.96%) Workflow
18 11 (3.63%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (98.35%) Java
2 89 (29.37%) JavaScript
3 79 (26.07%) SQL
4 24 (7.92%) XPath
5 22 (7.26%) XQuery
6 17 (5.61%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 11 (3.63%) Groovy
9 10 (3.30%) Scala
10 3 (0.99%) JCL
10 3 (0.99%) Perl
10 3 (0.99%) PHP
10 3 (0.99%) COBOL
10 3 (0.99%) C#
10 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.66%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Python
12 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.33%) PHP5
12 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.96%) SC Cleared
2 12 (3.96%) Degree
3 6 (1.98%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (1.98%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (5.61%) VirtualBox
2 14 (4.62%) Docker
3 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (7.59%) Puppet
2 20 (6.60%) Oracle Identity Management
3 17 (5.61%) Vagrant
4 16 (5.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.32%) logstash
6 3 (0.99%) Ansible
6 3 (0.99%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.33%) Salt
7 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 88 (29.04%) Oracle
2 9 (2.97%) TIBCO
3 8 (2.64%) VMware
4 7 (2.31%) hybris
5 6 (1.98%) IBM
5 6 (1.98%) HP
6 5 (1.65%) SAP
6 5 (1.65%) Google
7 3 (0.99%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.66%) WSO2
8 2 (0.66%) Facebook
8 2 (0.66%) Twitter
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco
8 2 (0.66%) Juniper
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Cadence
9 1 (0.33%) Atomikos
9 1 (0.33%) ForgeRock
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