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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 78 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Spring 1561 1282 1304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.92% 2.21% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 7.82% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 829 894
Median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%

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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +23 1452 £450 - 334
London -4 705 £488 +2.63% 146
South East +68 253 £450 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire +48 136 £450 +26.76% 25
North West +31 108 £420 -1.17% 36
West Yorkshire +35 101 £450 +25.00% 16
Oxfordshire +46 92 £475 +6.14% 9
Leeds +28 90 £463 +27.58% 11
South West +53 83 £370 -7.50% 28
Manchester +27 72 £420 +8.03% 28
City of London -31 72 £463 -7.50% 45
Scotland +4 69 £400 +6.66% 10
West Midlands +21 67 £435 +20.00% 12
East of England -24 57 £400 +5.26% 26
Oxford +26 56 £471 -0.94% 5
Hampshire +37 46 £436 +16.33% 5
Glasgow +11 46 £400 +23.07% 8
Hertfordshire +18 28 £375 -3.84% 13
South Yorkshire +27 27 £425 -15.00% 4
Cheshire -9 27 £418 -12.10% 5
East Sussex +26 26 £400 +10.72% 7
Sheffield +19 25 £425 -15.00% 4
North East -15 24 £438 -7.89% 4
Tyne and Wear -24 24 £438 -7.89% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 24 £438 -7.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +41 23 £365 +8.14% 9
Berkshire -3 23 £450 +28.57% 3
Gloucestershire +19 22 £400 -8.57% 7
Winchester +17 22 £438 +12.90% 2
Telford -7 22 £475 +11.76%

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3087 (96.35%) Java
2 2079 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
3 1179 (36.80%) Hibernate
4 1130 (35.27%) JavaScript
5 1073 (33.49%) TDD
6 1042 (32.52%) HTML
7 941 (29.37%) REST
8 925 (28.87%) Scrum
9 881 (27.50%) SQL
10 835 (26.06%) Web Services
11 813 (25.37%) CSS
12 787 (24.56%) JUnit
13 779 (24.31%) Maven
14 717 (22.38%) Oracle
15 708 (22.10%) Git (software)
16 703 (21.94%) J2EE
17 698 (21.79%) RESTful
18 681 (21.25%) Linux
19 655 (20.44%) Jenkins
20 653 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
21 634 (19.79%) XML
22 624 (19.48%) MVC
23 615 (19.19%) AngularJS
24 605 (18.88%) JSON
25 588 (18.35%) Finance
26 569 (17.76%) HTML5
27 560 (17.48%) SOAP
28 519 (16.20%) Tomcat
29 489 (15.26%) OO
30 484 (15.11%) 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
1 519 (16.20%) Tomcat
2 330 (10.30%) JBoss
3 255 (7.96%) Apache
4 207 (6.46%) WebSphere
5 197 (6.15%) WebLogic
6 196 (6.12%) Confluence
7 134 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
8 82 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 79 (2.47%) CMS
10 77 (2.40%) Mule
11 76 (2.37%) nginx
12 75 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 75 (2.34%) Apache Solr
13 68 (2.12%) Apache Spark
14 65 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
15 57 (1.78%) Jetty
16 41 (1.28%) Mule ESB
17 29 (0.91%) Alfresco
18 28 (0.87%) GlassFish
18 28 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 13 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.37%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
5 7 (0.22%) MS Office
6 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.16%) SAP hybris
4 4 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.062%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.062%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.062%) Summit
6 1 (0.031%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.031%) Global One
6 1 (0.031%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.031%) Magento
6 1 (0.031%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 253 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (5.15%) GitHub
3 81 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (1.65%) PaaS
6 41 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
8 28 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.50%) SaaS
11 15 (0.47%) Google App Engine
11 15 (0.47%) IaaS
12 12 (0.37%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
15 7 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.22%) Bluemix
15 7 (0.22%) Heroku
15 7 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 215 (6.71%) HTTP
2 57 (1.78%) LDAP
3 48 (1.50%) Internet
4 19 (0.59%) AMQP
5 18 (0.56%) SNMP
6 17 (0.53%) SSL
7 16 (0.50%) Intranet
8 12 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.34%) DVB
9 11 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.31%) Network Security
11 9 (0.28%) FTP
12 8 (0.25%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.22%) Firewall
14 6 (0.19%) SSH
15 5 (0.16%) Wireshark
16 3 (0.094%) OpenVPN
17 2 (0.062%) DNS
17 2 (0.062%) NFC
17 2 (0.062%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (14.61%) MongoDB
2 331 (10.33%) Relational Database
3 326 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 260 (8.11%) MySQL
5 203 (6.34%) Oracle Database
6 201 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
7 161 (5.02%) Hadoop
8 157 (4.90%) SQL Server
9 118 (3.68%) RDBMS
10 112 (3.50%) Big Data
11 100 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 99 (3.09%) DB2
13 59 (1.84%) Neo4j
13 59 (1.84%) Redis
14 46 (1.44%) Apache Hive
15 41 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
16 40 (1.25%) Couchbase
17 29 (0.91%) Hazelcast
18 26 (0.81%) HBase
19 25 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 787 (24.56%) JUnit
2 779 (24.31%) Maven
3 708 (22.10%) Git (software)
4 655 (20.44%) Jenkins
5 439 (13.70%) JIRA
6 388 (12.11%) Cucumber
7 357 (11.14%) Subversion
8 277 (8.65%) Mockito
9 269 (8.40%) Selenium
10 243 (7.58%) Gradle
11 232 (7.24%) Eclipse
12 148 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 139 (4.34%) Ant
14 122 (3.81%) IntelliJ
15 113 (3.53%) SoapUI
16 88 (2.75%) TeamCity
17 84 (2.62%) Hudson
18 77 (2.40%) WebDriver
19 75 (2.34%) JMeter
20 65 (2.03%) Spock
General
1 588 (18.35%) Finance
2 380 (11.86%) Banking
3 121 (3.78%) Retail
4 112 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 96 (3.00%) Front Office
6 64 (2.00%) Marketing
7 50 (1.56%) Publishing
8 49 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 31 (0.97%) Electronics
9 31 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 23 (0.72%) Automotive
11 18 (0.56%) Games
12 17 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.34%) Advertising
15 9 (0.28%) Back Office
15 9 (0.28%) Law
16 7 (0.22%) Legal
16 7 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2578 (80.46%) Developer
2 2140 (66.79%) Java Developer
3 471 (14.70%) Senior Developer
4 430 (13.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 268 (8.36%) Architect
6 253 (7.90%) Agile Developer
7 235 (7.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 156 (4.87%) Scala Developer
9 149 (4.65%) Lead Developer
10 135 (4.21%) Java Architect
11 127 (3.96%) Java Engineer
12 108 (3.37%) J2EE Developer
12 108 (3.37%) Java Scala Developer
13 104 (3.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 104 (3.25%) Software Engineer
14 103 (3.21%) Lead Java Developer
15 99 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 94 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
17 90 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
18 86 (2.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1179 (36.80%) Hibernate
2 1042 (32.52%) HTML
3 941 (29.37%) REST
4 835 (26.06%) Web Services
5 813 (25.37%) CSS
6 703 (21.94%) J2EE
7 698 (21.79%) RESTful
8 634 (19.79%) XML
9 615 (19.19%) AngularJS
10 605 (18.88%) JSON
11 569 (17.76%) HTML5
12 560 (17.48%) SOAP
13 484 (15.11%) Spring MVC
14 388 (12.11%) jQuery
15 362 (11.30%) Java EE
16 336 (10.49%) JSP
17 333 (10.39%) JMS
18 323 (10.08%) CSS3
19 320 (9.99%) Spring Boot
20 283 (8.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 188 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 111 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
4 97 (3.03%) User Experience
5 56 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (1.37%) Fixed Income
7 40 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 36 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.00%) Derivative
10 31 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 27 (0.84%) Fintech
12 24 (0.75%) Equities
12 24 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 22 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
13 22 (0.69%) Social Media
14 17 (0.53%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.47%) iPad
15 15 (0.47%) Mainframe
15 15 (0.47%) Smart Meter
16 14 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 681 (21.25%) Linux
2 304 (9.49%) Unix
3 108 (3.37%) Windows
4 45 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (0.84%) Android
6 23 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.22%) CentOS
11 6 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.094%) Solaris
13 2 (0.062%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.062%) VMS
14 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.031%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.031%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.031%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2079 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1073 (33.49%) TDD
3 925 (28.87%) Scrum
4 653 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
5 624 (19.48%) MVC
6 489 (15.26%) OO
7 477 (14.89%) Microservices
8 456 (14.23%) BDD
9 415 (12.95%) Open Source
10 339 (10.58%) Software Engineering
11 302 (9.43%) Kanban
12 301 (9.39%) SOA
13 287 (8.96%) Pair Programming
14 244 (7.62%) Unit Testing
15 242 (7.55%) DevOps
16 239 (7.46%) E-Commerce
17 228 (7.12%) Web Development
18 202 (6.30%) Multithreading
19 199 (6.21%) Front End Development
20 198 (6.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3087 (96.35%) Java
2 1130 (35.27%) JavaScript
3 881 (27.50%) SQL
4 415 (12.95%) Scala
5 190 (5.93%) Groovy
6 189 (5.90%) Python
7 176 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 172 (5.37%) Ruby
9 103 (3.21%) C#
10 99 (3.09%) Perl
11 78 (2.43%) C++
12 65 (2.03%) Clojure
13 47 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 43 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 42 (1.31%) Bash Shell
16 39 (1.22%) C
17 34 (1.06%) PHP
18 28 (0.87%) XPath
19 22 (0.69%) ES6
20 19 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 228 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 172 (5.37%) Degree
3 157 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (0.87%) ISEB
6 28 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.50%) Sun Certification
8 14 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.41%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.28%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.094%) CITP
12 2 (0.062%) OCMJD
12 2 (0.062%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.031%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.031%) OCP
13 1 (0.031%) PhD
13 1 (0.031%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (4.18%) QA
2 26 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.50%) SDET
4 13 (0.41%) FATCA
5 8 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.22%) SLA
7 6 (0.19%) WCAG
8 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.12%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.12%) WAI
9 2 (0.062%) MiFID
9 2 (0.062%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.031%) SEPA
System Software
1 259 (8.08%) Docker
2 57 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (0.44%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.22%) HDFS
8 6 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
9 4 (0.12%) Shibboleth
9 4 (0.12%) vSphere
10 3 (0.094%) GridGain
10 3 (0.094%) LXC
10 3 (0.094%) NDS
10 3 (0.094%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (0.094%) vCloud
10 3 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.062%) iptables
11 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 205 (6.40%) Puppet
2 61 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 36 (1.12%) Ansible
5 32 (1.00%) Graphite
6 21 (0.66%) Grafana
7 18 (0.56%) Kibana
8 14 (0.44%) BladeLogic
9 11 (0.34%) Control-M
9 11 (0.34%) OpenAM
10 10 (0.31%) logstash
11 9 (0.28%) Consul
12 8 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.22%) CloudHub
14 5 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.16%) yum
15 4 (0.12%) Oozie
15 4 (0.12%) OpenSSO
15 4 (0.12%) Sun Identity Manager
16 3 (0.094%) Mesos
Vendors
1 717 (22.38%) Oracle
2 135 (4.21%) Google
3 130 (4.06%) hybris
4 126 (3.93%) IBM
5 112 (3.50%) Sybase
6 87 (2.72%) Adobe
7 83 (2.59%) MuleSoft
8 61 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 57 (1.78%) New Relic
10 49 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 40 (1.25%) SAP
12 38 (1.19%) AppDynamics
13 35 (1.09%) Splunk
14 33 (1.03%) VMware
15 31 (0.97%) TIBCO
15 31 (0.97%) webMethods
16 29 (0.91%) ATG
17 28 (0.87%) Perforce
18 27 (0.84%) Microsoft
19 22 (0.69%) WSO2
Worcestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 6 days ago