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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 76 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 1427 1247 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.88% 2.26% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.34% 7.87% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 866 829
Median daily rate £450 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £408
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £40.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.50 £52.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 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
England +19 1321 £450 - 397
London -1 663 £500 +2.04% 195
South East +30 215 £460 +8.23% 58
Yorkshire +20 102 £450 - 21
South West +39 90 £425 +13.33% 46
City of London -38 80 £500 - 40
North West +14 77 £400 -5.88% 29
East of England +36 76 £400 -5.88% 21
West Yorkshire +12 76 £450 - 12
Leeds +8 73 £450 - 9
Oxfordshire +32 62 £500 +11.11% 13
West Midlands +17 52 £413 +26.92% 11
Wales 0 44 £375 -11.76% 5
Oxford +18 42 £508 +12.88% 7
Manchester +5 38 £375 -11.76% 22
Scotland +4 38 £375 -1.31% 18
Hampshire +8 31 £425 +13.33% 8
Buckinghamshire +28 29 £365 +2.81% 13
East Midlands +10 29 £400 -5.88% 8
South Wales -1 28 £413 -2.94% 4
Hertfordshire +22 26 £391 -17.68% 7
Berkshire +13 26 £385 -9.41% 9
Cambridgeshire +3 25 £400 -5.88% 5
Cheshire +13 22 £400 - 4
South Yorkshire +2 22 £425 -5.55% 6
Devon - 22 £483 - 2
Milton Keynes +24 21 £378 +6.33% 12
Sheffield +2 21 £425 -5.55% 3
Wiltshire +1 20 £369 -3.27% 5
Exeter - 20 £475 - 1

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 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 with a requirement for Spring.

1 2817 (95.17%) Java
2 1900 (64.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1105 (37.33%) Hibernate
4 1082 (36.55%) JavaScript
5 1016 (34.32%) TDD
6 965 (32.60%) HTML
7 911 (30.78%) REST
8 895 (30.24%) Scrum
9 856 (28.92%) SQL
10 774 (26.15%) Web Services
11 739 (24.97%) CSS
12 718 (24.26%) Maven
13 694 (23.45%) JUnit
14 670 (22.64%) Git (software)
15 656 (22.16%) J2EE
16 650 (21.96%) Jenkins
17 639 (21.59%) RESTful
18 633 (21.39%) Oracle
19 621 (20.98%) MVC
20 594 (20.07%) AngularJS
21 586 (19.80%) XML
22 582 (19.66%) JSON
23 576 (19.46%) Finance
24 560 (18.92%) Linux
25 545 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
26 531 (17.94%) SOAP
27 526 (17.77%) HTML5
28 522 (17.64%) BDD
29 467 (15.78%) Spring MVC
30 457 (15.44%) Tomcat

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
1 457 (15.44%) Tomcat
2 270 (9.12%) JBoss
3 208 (7.03%) Apache
4 205 (6.93%) Confluence
5 202 (6.82%) WebSphere
6 140 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
7 123 (4.16%) WebLogic
8 96 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 94 (3.18%) Apache Spark
10 89 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
11 76 (2.57%) CMS
12 75 (2.53%) Mule
13 71 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 67 (2.26%) Apache Solr
15 51 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
16 47 (1.59%) Mule ESB
17 44 (1.49%) nginx
18 42 (1.42%) Alfresco
19 35 (1.18%) Jetty
20 30 (1.01%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.34%) MS Office
4 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.068%) MS Project
7 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.14%) SAP hybris
4 4 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.068%) Magento
5 2 (0.068%) Summit
6 1 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.034%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.034%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 267 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (5.27%) GitHub
3 88 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
4 84 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (2.40%) PaaS
6 44 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
8 25 (0.84%) IaaS
9 24 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.51%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.34%) SaaS
13 8 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.20%) CloudBees
14 6 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.17%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.56%) HTTP
2 54 (1.82%) LDAP
3 51 (1.72%) Internet
4 19 (0.64%) AMQP
5 16 (0.54%) Intranet
6 15 (0.51%) SSL
7 12 (0.41%) SNMP
8 11 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.34%) FTP
10 9 (0.30%) Firewall
11 8 (0.27%) DVB
11 8 (0.27%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.17%) OpenVPN
12 5 (0.17%) SSH
13 3 (0.10%) NFC
13 3 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.10%) RTP
13 3 (0.10%) RTSP
14 2 (0.068%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (14.66%) MongoDB
2 321 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 306 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 236 (7.97%) MySQL
5 214 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
6 156 (5.27%) Hadoop
7 147 (4.97%) SQL Server
8 137 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 128 (4.32%) Big Data
10 106 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 97 (3.28%) RDBMS
12 73 (2.47%) DB2
13 68 (2.30%) Redis
14 42 (1.42%) Couchbase
15 41 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 40 (1.35%) Apache Hive
17 39 (1.32%) HBase
18 35 (1.18%) Neo4j
19 32 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
20 25 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 718 (24.26%) Maven
2 694 (23.45%) JUnit
3 670 (22.64%) Git (software)
4 650 (21.96%) Jenkins
5 410 (13.85%) JIRA
6 350 (11.82%) Cucumber
7 311 (10.51%) Mockito
8 292 (9.86%) Subversion
9 254 (8.58%) Gradle
10 247 (8.34%) Selenium
11 211 (7.13%) Eclipse
12 131 (4.43%) IntelliJ
13 130 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 129 (4.36%) Ant
15 96 (3.24%) Spock
16 93 (3.14%) TeamCity
17 92 (3.11%) SoapUI
18 67 (2.26%) WebDriver
19 59 (1.99%) JMeter
20 51 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 576 (19.46%) Finance
2 365 (12.33%) Banking
3 117 (3.95%) Retail
4 99 (3.34%) Investment Banking
5 63 (2.13%) Front Office
6 59 (1.99%) Publishing
7 48 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.32%) Marketing
9 30 (1.01%) Games
10 25 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.78%) Electronics
12 18 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.41%) Law
13 12 (0.41%) Legal
14 11 (0.37%) Automotive
15 10 (0.34%) Advertising
15 10 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.20%) French Language
17 5 (0.17%) German Language
17 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2377 (80.30%) Developer
2 1968 (66.49%) Java Developer
3 401 (13.55%) Senior Developer
4 356 (12.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 274 (9.26%) Agile Developer
6 263 (8.89%) Agile Java Developer
7 233 (7.87%) Architect
8 120 (4.05%) Java Engineer
9 103 (3.48%) Scala Developer
10 102 (3.45%) Lead Developer
11 96 (3.24%) Java Architect
12 94 (3.18%) Software Engineer
13 91 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 88 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 87 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
16 85 (2.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 72 (2.43%) Senior Agile Developer
17 72 (2.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 71 (2.40%) Java Scala Developer
18 71 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1105 (37.33%) Hibernate
2 965 (32.60%) HTML
3 911 (30.78%) REST
4 774 (26.15%) Web Services
5 739 (24.97%) CSS
6 656 (22.16%) J2EE
7 639 (21.59%) RESTful
8 594 (20.07%) AngularJS
9 586 (19.80%) XML
10 582 (19.66%) JSON
11 531 (17.94%) SOAP
12 526 (17.77%) HTML5
13 467 (15.78%) Spring MVC
14 406 (13.72%) jQuery
15 385 (13.01%) Java EE
16 323 (10.91%) Spring Boot
17 316 (10.68%) JMS
18 301 (10.17%) CSS3
19 291 (9.83%) JSP
20 250 (8.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 179 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 96 (3.24%) User Experience
4 89 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (1.93%) Data Structures
6 44 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 39 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.05%) Economics
11 30 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
12 29 (0.98%) Derivative
13 28 (0.95%) Fintech
14 26 (0.88%) Social Media
14 26 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 23 (0.78%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.74%) Equities
17 21 (0.71%) iPad
18 17 (0.57%) Smart Meter
19 14 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 560 (18.92%) Linux
2 288 (9.73%) Unix
3 112 (3.78%) Windows
4 40 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (1.18%) Android
6 34 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 26 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.37%) Solaris
9 10 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.20%) CentOS
10 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.14%) HPUX
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.068%) AIX
13 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1900 (64.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (34.32%) TDD
3 895 (30.24%) Scrum
4 621 (20.98%) MVC
5 545 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
6 522 (17.64%) BDD
7 429 (14.49%) Microservices
8 423 (14.29%) OO
9 361 (12.20%) Open Source
10 320 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 312 (10.54%) Kanban
12 288 (9.73%) Pair Programming
13 264 (8.92%) DevOps
14 262 (8.85%) SOA
15 252 (8.51%) E-Commerce
16 242 (8.18%) Unit Testing
17 216 (7.30%) Web Development
18 176 (5.95%) Front End Development
19 174 (5.88%) SDLC
20 169 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2817 (95.17%) Java
2 1082 (36.55%) JavaScript
3 856 (28.92%) SQL
4 369 (12.47%) Scala
5 213 (7.20%) Python
6 166 (5.61%) Groovy
7 150 (5.07%) Ruby
8 148 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 94 (3.18%) C#
10 81 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 70 (2.36%) Perl
12 59 (1.99%) XPath
13 54 (1.82%) Clojure
14 51 (1.72%) C++
15 45 (1.52%) PHP
16 44 (1.49%) Bash Shell
17 42 (1.42%) Korn
18 36 (1.22%) C
19 28 (0.95%) T-SQL
20 21 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 205 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 167 (5.64%) Degree
3 140 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (0.71%) ISEB
6 21 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.61%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.14%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.10%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
12 2 (0.068%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.034%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.48%) QA
2 27 (0.91%) FATCA
3 23 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.57%) SDET
5 16 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.54%) SLA
6 9 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.27%) WCAG
8 7 (0.24%) MiFID
8 7 (0.24%) WAI
9 3 (0.10%) EMIR
9 3 (0.10%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.068%) HL7
10 2 (0.068%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.034%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.034%) SEPA
System Software
1 241 (8.14%) Docker
2 37 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.20%) HDFS
5 6 (0.20%) LXC
6 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.17%) Shibboleth
7 4 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
7 4 (0.14%) vSphere
8 3 (0.10%) NDS
8 3 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.068%) vCloud
9 2 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.034%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 157 (5.30%) Puppet
2 85 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (2.23%) Ansible
4 39 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.54%) Kibana
6 9 (0.30%) Grafana
6 9 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (0.30%) logstash
6 9 (0.30%) OpenAM
7 8 (0.27%) Graphite
8 7 (0.24%) CloudHub
9 6 (0.20%) Control-M
9 6 (0.20%) Nagios
9 6 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.14%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.14%) OpenSSO
11 4 (0.14%) Sun Identity Manager
12 3 (0.10%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 633 (21.39%) Oracle
2 135 (4.56%) hybris
3 115 (3.89%) MuleSoft
4 111 (3.75%) IBM
5 104 (3.51%) Adobe
6 98 (3.31%) Google
7 81 (2.74%) Sybase
8 60 (2.03%) New Relic
9 48 (1.62%) Splunk
10 46 (1.55%) ATG
11 45 (1.52%) Solace
12 44 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 41 (1.39%) Atlassian
14 38 (1.28%) Perforce
15 35 (1.18%) AppDynamics
15 35 (1.18%) SAP
16 29 (0.98%) VMware
17 27 (0.91%) TIBCO
18 26 (0.88%) Microsoft
19 19 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates + expenses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago