The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 70 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -23
Contract jobs citing Spring 1601 1096 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.88% 1.96% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.43% 7.34% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 742 819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% +25.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +25.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15346 14936 15049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.76% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10732 9653 9838
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 208
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.37 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Spring
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring within the UK.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring within the UK.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Spring
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Spring Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Spring
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
England +47 1489 £463 +8.82% 325
London +23 730 £518 +8.94% 151
South East +91 274 £425 +15.25% 60
Yorkshire +70 156 £438 +9.37% 29
West Yorkshire +65 132 £450 +12.50% 18
Leeds +56 126 £431 +7.81% 16
City of London +17 120 £550 +10.00% 26
West Midlands +53 105 £450 +38.46% 12
North West +21 99 £375 -3.22% 24
West Sussex +45 82 £475 +55.10% 7
Scotland -32 76 £360 -13.25% 23
Hampshire +36 63 £365 -6.41% 7
Shropshire +21 60 £488 - 1
Manchester +24 55 £375 -3.22% 13
South West -5 53 £375 -6.25% 27
Telford +12 52 £488 -
Worthing +3 52 £450 +50.00% 2
Glasgow +6 46 £363 -17.61% 10
East of England -2 40 £438 +2.94% 10
Cheshire -13 35 £388 - 3
East Midlands -4 30 £331 -11.66% 9
Surrey +4 29 £450 +35.84% 13
Buckinghamshire +19 28 £390 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh -19 28 £350 -11.94% 8
Oxfordshire +20 27 £475 +3.82% 15
Milton Keynes +11 24 £400 +23.07%
South Yorkshire +11 23 £375 -11.76% 9
Berkshire +16 21 £420 +5.00% 7
Hertfordshire +20 20 £425 +7.93% 5
Wales -6 20 £455 +5.81% 7

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 with a requirement for Spring.

1 2896 (97.87%) Java
2 1916 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1192 (40.28%) TDD
4 1183 (39.98%) Hibernate
5 1023 (34.57%) JavaScript
6 932 (31.50%) Scrum
7 891 (30.11%) HTML
8 790 (26.70%) Web Services
9 752 (25.41%) CSS
10 739 (24.97%) Maven
11 720 (24.33%) REST
12 711 (24.03%) Oracle
13 697 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
14 696 (23.52%) J2EE
15 677 (22.88%) JUnit
16 652 (22.03%) SQL
17 598 (20.21%) Git (software)
18 587 (19.84%) MVC
19 574 (19.40%) XML
20 570 (19.26%) Jenkins
21 552 (18.65%) RESTful
22 543 (18.35%) BDD
23 521 (17.61%) AngularJS
23 521 (17.61%) Finance
24 467 (15.78%) Linux
25 458 (15.48%) Tomcat
26 452 (15.28%) OO
27 428 (14.46%) SOAP
28 424 (14.33%) HTML5
29 416 (14.06%) Spring MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 458 (15.48%) Tomcat
2 282 (9.53%) JBoss
3 263 (8.89%) Apache
4 227 (7.67%) Node.js
5 165 (5.58%) WebLogic
6 164 (5.54%) WebSphere
7 153 (5.17%) Confluence
8 127 (4.29%) Jetty
9 77 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 66 (2.23%) CMS
11 61 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
12 60 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
13 57 (1.93%) Apache Solr
14 54 (1.82%) nginx
15 53 (1.79%) Mule
16 40 (1.35%) GlassFish
17 32 (1.08%) IIS
18 27 (0.91%) Liferay
19 25 (0.84%) Apache Spark
20 21 (0.71%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 18 (0.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.20%) Gliffy
4 3 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.068%) MS Office
6 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 39 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.10%) Global One
6 3 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.10%) Magento
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.068%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.068%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.034%) Endur
8 1 (0.034%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.034%) RMDS
8 1 (0.034%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 169 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.30%) GitHub
3 31 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 25 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.41%) Google App Engine
8 11 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (0.37%) Heroku
8 11 (0.37%) PaaS
9 8 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 8 (0.27%) SaaS
9 8 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 228 (7.71%) HTTP
2 74 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 63 (2.13%) Internet
4 18 (0.61%) LDAP
5 17 (0.57%) Network Security
5 17 (0.57%) SSL
6 16 (0.54%) SNMP
7 13 (0.44%) AMQP
8 11 (0.37%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.34%) DVB
10 9 (0.30%) Intranet
11 5 (0.17%) Firewall
12 3 (0.10%) DNS
13 2 (0.068%) DSL
13 2 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.068%) SSH
13 2 (0.068%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.034%) Asterisk PBX
14 1 (0.034%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.034%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (13.28%) NoSQL
2 349 (11.79%) MongoDB
3 253 (8.55%) MySQL
4 242 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 201 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 174 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 156 (5.27%) SQL Server
8 147 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
9 99 (3.35%) Hadoop
10 84 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 70 (2.37%) Big Data
12 63 (2.13%) Neo4j
13 60 (2.03%) Apache Hive
14 52 (1.76%) DB2
14 52 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 42 (1.42%) Hazelcast
17 37 (1.25%) CouchDB
18 34 (1.15%) HBase
19 29 (0.98%) Impala
Development Applications
1 739 (24.97%) Maven
2 677 (22.88%) JUnit
3 598 (20.21%) Git (software)
4 570 (19.26%) Jenkins
5 405 (13.69%) Subversion
6 387 (13.08%) JIRA
7 318 (10.75%) Cucumber
8 278 (9.40%) Mockito
9 224 (7.57%) Selenium
10 218 (7.37%) Gradle
11 213 (7.20%) Eclipse
12 142 (4.80%) Ant
13 123 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 91 (3.08%) Hudson
15 84 (2.84%) TeamCity
16 73 (2.47%) JMeter
17 65 (2.20%) SoapUI
18 47 (1.59%) IntelliJ
19 44 (1.49%) jMock
20 43 (1.45%) Artifactory
General
1 521 (17.61%) Finance
2 334 (11.29%) Banking
3 131 (4.43%) Retail
4 126 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 111 (3.75%) Front Office
6 76 (2.57%) Marketing
7 73 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.52%) Electronics
9 42 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.18%) Publishing
11 32 (1.08%) Games
12 18 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.47%) Legal
15 12 (0.41%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.34%) Back Office
18 6 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
19 5 (0.17%) Automotive
20 4 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2491 (84.18%) Developer
2 2082 (70.36%) Java Developer
3 508 (17.17%) Senior Developer
4 464 (15.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 353 (11.93%) Agile Developer
6 334 (11.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 229 (7.74%) Architect
8 138 (4.66%) Scala Developer
9 132 (4.46%) Java Architect
10 129 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 110 (3.72%) Lead Developer
12 95 (3.21%) J2EE Developer
13 92 (3.11%) Senior Agile Developer
14 91 (3.08%) Angular Developer
15 88 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
15 88 (2.97%) Java Engineer
15 88 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 87 (2.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
17 85 (2.87%) Java Scala Developer
18 84 (2.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1183 (39.98%) Hibernate
2 891 (30.11%) HTML
3 790 (26.70%) Web Services
4 752 (25.41%) CSS
5 720 (24.33%) REST
6 696 (23.52%) J2EE
7 574 (19.40%) XML
8 552 (18.65%) RESTful
9 521 (17.61%) AngularJS
10 428 (14.46%) SOAP
11 424 (14.33%) HTML5
12 416 (14.06%) Spring MVC
13 414 (13.99%) JSON
14 312 (10.54%) jQuery
15 290 (9.80%) Java EE
16 277 (9.36%) JMS
17 276 (9.33%) JSP
18 273 (9.23%) JPA
19 271 (9.16%) CSS3
20 249 (8.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 114 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
3 76 (2.57%) User Experience
4 73 (2.47%) Derivative
5 72 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 67 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 46 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 43 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 38 (1.28%) iPad
10 34 (1.15%) Equities
11 23 (0.78%) Social Media
12 21 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.68%) Management Information System
14 18 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (0.61%) STB
14 18 (0.61%) Wiki
15 17 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
15 17 (0.57%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.57%) Grid Computing
16 15 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 467 (15.78%) Linux
2 268 (9.06%) Unix
3 100 (3.38%) Windows
4 27 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.64%) Android
7 16 (0.54%) CentOS
7 16 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.44%) Solaris
9 6 (0.20%) AIX
9 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.10%) VMS
11 2 (0.068%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.068%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.068%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.068%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.034%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1916 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1192 (40.28%) TDD
3 932 (31.50%) Scrum
4 697 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
5 587 (19.84%) MVC
6 543 (18.35%) BDD
7 452 (15.28%) OO
8 344 (11.63%) Open Source
9 335 (11.32%) Pair Programming
10 321 (10.85%) Kanban
11 309 (10.44%) Microservices
12 278 (9.40%) Multithreading
13 274 (9.26%) Unit Testing
14 268 (9.06%) Software Engineering
15 252 (8.52%) E-Commerce
16 250 (8.45%) SOA
17 240 (8.11%) SDLC
18 211 (7.13%) DevOps
19 210 (7.10%) Web Development
20 179 (6.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2896 (97.87%) Java
2 1023 (34.57%) JavaScript
3 652 (22.03%) SQL
4 348 (11.76%) Scala
5 219 (7.40%) Python
6 189 (6.39%) PL/SQL
7 179 (6.05%) Groovy
7 179 (6.05%) Ruby
8 111 (3.75%) C#
9 69 (2.33%) PHP
10 60 (2.03%) C++
11 55 (1.86%) Perl
12 49 (1.66%) Clojure
13 39 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.25%) C
15 30 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 25 (0.84%) T-SQL
17 21 (0.71%) XPath
18 15 (0.51%) ECMAScript
18 15 (0.51%) ES6
Qualifications
1 200 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 153 (5.17%) Degree
3 117 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 29 (0.98%) Sun Certification
6 19 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.51%) ISEB
7 15 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) PhD
9 6 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.20%) PMP
9 6 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.14%) OCP
12 3 (0.10%) OCA
13 2 (0.068%) OCAJ
14 1 (0.034%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.75%) QA
2 12 (0.41%) SLA
3 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.068%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.068%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.068%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.034%) MiFID
6 1 (0.034%) WAI
6 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 171 (5.78%) Docker
2 10 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.27%) HDFS
4 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.10%) GridGain
6 1 (0.034%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.034%) LXC
Systems Management
1 105 (3.55%) Puppet
2 50 (1.69%) Graphite
3 19 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.54%) Grafana
5 13 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.37%) BladeLogic
7 9 (0.30%) Oozie
8 8 (0.27%) Ansible
8 8 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 8 (0.27%) Control-M
8 8 (0.27%) MOM
9 6 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.17%) Nagios
11 4 (0.14%) yum
12 3 (0.10%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.10%) logstash
13 2 (0.068%) Cacti
13 2 (0.068%) Hyperic
14 1 (0.034%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 711 (24.03%) Oracle
2 120 (4.06%) Google
3 102 (3.45%) IBM
4 80 (2.70%) hybris
4 80 (2.70%) Sybase
5 54 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 50 (1.69%) Adobe
7 41 (1.39%) SAP
8 39 (1.32%) Microsoft
9 35 (1.18%) TIBCO
10 34 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 29 (0.98%) ATG
12 24 (0.81%) SOASTA, Inc
13 19 (0.64%) ION Trading
13 19 (0.64%) Perforce
14 17 (0.57%) CyberSource
14 17 (0.57%) DataSynapse
15 16 (0.54%) webMethods
16 15 (0.51%) Bloomberg
16 15 (0.51%) WSO2
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