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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
Rank 65 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 1471 1425 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.24% 2.74% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 9.65% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1029 753
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +11 1323 £450 - 441
London +3 664 £500 - 195
South East +27 185 £450 +15.75% 71
South West +23 113 £375 - 22
Yorkshire +15 103 £400 -11.11% 55
City of London -1 100 £550 - 50
North West +3 89 £413 +3.12% 43
West Yorkshire +10 84 £420 -6.66% 34
Leeds +5 82 £420 -6.66% 26
Scotland +21 77 £350 -3.44% 14
East of England +3 52 £425 -5.55% 27
Edinburgh +15 50 £363 - 6
Oxfordshire +18 47 £500 +14.61% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 42 £350 -1.40% 14
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 42 £350 -17.64% 4
Tyne and Wear -2 42 £350 -11.11% 5
North East -8 42 £350 -3.44% 6
Wales +33 39 £425 +4.61% 7
Milton Keynes +11 36 £350 -1.40% 14
East Midlands +13 35 £395 +23.92% 16
South Wales +40 34 £413 +1.53% 5
Manchester -11 34 £375 - 31
Cardiff +38 33 £419 +3.07% 4
West Midlands -7 31 £450 +38.46% 7
Devon - 29 £458 - 3
Oxford +19 28 £525 +23.16% 6
Cheshire +23 27 £406 +1.56% 7
Exeter - 27 £445 - 3
Glasgow +17 25 £350 +19.14% 8
Wiltshire -12 24 £375 - 2

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2788 (95.35%) Java
2 1900 (64.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1094 (37.41%) Hibernate
4 1020 (34.88%) TDD
5 979 (33.48%) JavaScript
6 892 (30.51%) Scrum
7 868 (29.69%) HTML
8 857 (29.31%) REST
9 768 (26.27%) SQL
10 741 (25.34%) Web Services
11 692 (23.67%) Git (software)
12 688 (23.53%) Maven
13 682 (23.32%) CSS
14 672 (22.98%) Jenkins
15 636 (21.75%) Oracle
16 610 (20.86%) J2EE
17 598 (20.45%) RESTful
18 586 (20.04%) Finance
19 581 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
20 575 (19.66%) AngularJS
20 575 (19.66%) Linux
21 571 (19.53%) XML
22 567 (19.39%) JUnit
23 557 (19.05%) BDD
24 548 (18.74%) MVC
25 539 (18.43%) Microservices
26 510 (17.44%) JSON
27 501 (17.13%) SOAP
28 465 (15.90%) HTML5
29 436 (14.91%) JIRA

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
1 368 (12.59%) Tomcat
2 264 (9.03%) Confluence
3 230 (7.87%) JBoss
4 220 (7.52%) Apache
5 195 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 141 (4.82%) WebLogic
7 132 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 94 (3.21%) Apache Spark
9 90 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
10 87 (2.98%) CMS
11 75 (2.56%) Mule
12 68 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 58 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
14 46 (1.57%) Mule ESB
15 41 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 38 (1.30%) Apache Solr
17 36 (1.23%) nginx
18 35 (1.20%) Liferay
19 32 (1.09%) Jetty
19 32 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 19 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.17%) MS Office
4 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.068%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.068%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.034%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 45 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.068%) Magento
7 2 (0.068%) Murex MxG2000
7 2 (0.068%) Summit
8 1 (0.034%) BondVision
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.034%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 258 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (3.28%) GitHub
3 58 (1.98%) PaaS
4 56 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
8 29 (0.99%) IaaS
9 27 (0.92%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.41%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.27%) SaaS
14 8 (0.27%) Twilio
15 7 (0.24%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.17%) Bluemix
16 5 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 167 (5.71%) HTTP
2 64 (2.19%) Internet
3 31 (1.06%) LDAP
4 18 (0.62%) SSL
5 17 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 17 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.51%) AMQP
7 8 (0.27%) Intranet
8 7 (0.24%) RTP
8 7 (0.24%) RTSP
8 7 (0.24%) SNMP
9 5 (0.17%) FTP
10 4 (0.14%) Firewall
10 4 (0.14%) Skype
11 3 (0.10%) DHCP
11 3 (0.10%) DNS
11 3 (0.10%) Network Security
11 3 (0.10%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.10%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.068%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (11.87%) MongoDB
2 337 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 291 (9.95%) NoSQL
4 226 (7.73%) MySQL
5 197 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
6 141 (4.82%) Oracle Database
7 134 (4.58%) Big Data
8 126 (4.31%) SQL Server
9 120 (4.10%) Hadoop
10 112 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 84 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 75 (2.56%) DB2
13 69 (2.36%) Redis
14 55 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 45 (1.54%) HBase
16 42 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
17 38 (1.30%) Apache Hive
17 38 (1.30%) Neo4j
18 33 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
19 32 (1.09%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 692 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 688 (23.53%) Maven
3 672 (22.98%) Jenkins
4 567 (19.39%) JUnit
5 436 (14.91%) JIRA
6 332 (11.35%) Cucumber
7 275 (9.40%) Mockito
8 274 (9.37%) Subversion
9 261 (8.93%) Selenium
10 241 (8.24%) Gradle
11 179 (6.12%) Eclipse
12 160 (5.47%) Ant
13 116 (3.97%) IntelliJ
14 100 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 99 (3.39%) TeamCity
16 72 (2.46%) Spock
17 67 (2.29%) SoapUI
18 64 (2.19%) Hudson
19 62 (2.12%) JBehave
20 59 (2.02%) WebDriver
General
1 586 (20.04%) Finance
2 393 (13.44%) Banking
3 125 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 93 (3.18%) Retail
5 67 (2.29%) Front Office
6 54 (1.85%) Publishing
7 49 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.47%) Games
9 34 (1.16%) Marketing
10 24 (0.82%) Electronics
10 24 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.65%) Law
12 17 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.51%) Back Office
14 14 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.44%) Legal
16 7 (0.24%) Advertising
16 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.17%) French Language
17 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2325 (79.51%) Developer
2 1938 (66.28%) Java Developer
3 399 (13.65%) Senior Developer
4 350 (11.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 250 (8.55%) Agile Developer
6 248 (8.48%) Architect
7 244 (8.34%) Agile Java Developer
8 142 (4.86%) Java Engineer
9 110 (3.76%) Software Engineer
10 96 (3.28%) Scala Developer
11 94 (3.21%) Java Architect
12 87 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
13 82 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
14 76 (2.60%) Java Software Engineer
15 73 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
16 72 (2.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 71 (2.43%) Senior Agile Developer
17 71 (2.43%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 70 (2.39%) Software Developer
19 68 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (37.41%) Hibernate
2 868 (29.69%) HTML
3 857 (29.31%) REST
4 741 (25.34%) Web Services
5 682 (23.32%) CSS
6 610 (20.86%) J2EE
7 598 (20.45%) RESTful
8 575 (19.66%) AngularJS
9 571 (19.53%) XML
10 510 (17.44%) JSON
11 501 (17.13%) SOAP
12 465 (15.90%) HTML5
13 435 (14.88%) Spring Boot
14 426 (14.57%) Spring MVC
15 340 (11.63%) Java EE
16 320 (10.94%) jQuery
17 285 (9.75%) CSS3
18 277 (9.47%) JMS
19 260 (8.89%) Node.js
20 236 (8.07%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 129 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 94 (3.21%) User Experience
4 93 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 63 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (2.09%) Data Structures
7 56 (1.92%) Derivative
8 43 (1.47%) Fixed Income
9 39 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.20%) iPad
10 35 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 34 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 27 (0.92%) Social Media
13 26 (0.89%) Fintech
14 24 (0.82%) Equities
15 19 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.62%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
17 15 (0.51%) N-Tier
18 14 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 575 (19.66%) Linux
2 309 (10.57%) Unix
3 76 (2.60%) Windows
4 37 (1.27%) Android
5 34 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 32 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 19 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.51%) Solaris
9 13 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.24%) HPUX
11 6 (0.21%) CentOS
12 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.17%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.10%) Debian
13 3 (0.10%) VMS
14 2 (0.068%) AIX
14 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1900 (64.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1020 (34.88%) TDD
3 892 (30.51%) Scrum
4 581 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
5 557 (19.05%) BDD
6 548 (18.74%) MVC
7 539 (18.43%) Microservices
8 402 (13.75%) OO
9 358 (12.24%) Open Source
10 327 (11.18%) Software Engineering
11 325 (11.11%) DevOps
12 279 (9.54%) SOA
13 271 (9.27%) E-Commerce
14 265 (9.06%) Kanban
15 252 (8.62%) Pair Programming
15 252 (8.62%) Unit Testing
16 189 (6.46%) Web Development
17 188 (6.43%) SDLC
18 175 (5.98%) Automated Testing
19 169 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2788 (95.35%) Java
2 979 (33.48%) JavaScript
3 768 (26.27%) SQL
4 327 (11.18%) Scala
5 242 (8.28%) Python
6 184 (6.29%) Ruby
7 148 (5.06%) PL/SQL
8 127 (4.34%) C#
9 125 (4.27%) Groovy
10 109 (3.73%) Shell Script
11 52 (1.78%) XPath
12 50 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 49 (1.68%) PHP
14 45 (1.54%) Go
15 42 (1.44%) Korn
16 36 (1.23%) Perl
17 34 (1.16%) C++
18 32 (1.09%) Clojure
19 23 (0.79%) C
20 22 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 213 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 162 (5.54%) Degree
3 148 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 33 (1.13%) Sun Certification
6 29 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.62%) ISEB
7 18 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.21%) OCPJP
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.10%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
11 2 (0.068%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.034%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.034%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.034%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.034%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.034%) PMP
12 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.35%) QA
2 36 (1.23%) MiFID
3 25 (0.85%) FATCA
4 22 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (0.75%) EMIR
5 20 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.51%) SDET
6 15 (0.51%) SLA
7 11 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.27%) WCAG
9 7 (0.24%) WAI
10 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.068%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.068%) HL7
12 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.034%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.034%) SEPA
System Software
1 294 (10.05%) Docker
2 21 (0.72%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.31%) HDFS
4 9 (0.31%) LXC
4 9 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.14%) Varnish
6 4 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.068%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.068%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.068%) vCloud
8 1 (0.034%) NDS
8 1 (0.034%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 146 (4.99%) Puppet
2 90 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (2.46%) Ansible
4 44 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.55%) Kibana
6 13 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.27%) Nagios
7 8 (0.27%) Terraform
8 6 (0.21%) CloudHub
8 6 (0.21%) Grafana
8 6 (0.21%) TeamSite
9 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.17%) logstash
9 5 (0.17%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.14%) Mesos
10 4 (0.14%) Salt
11 3 (0.10%) Marathon
11 3 (0.10%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.068%) vRealize
Vendors
1 636 (21.75%) Oracle
2 123 (4.21%) hybris
3 113 (3.86%) Google
4 101 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 92 (3.15%) IBM
6 76 (2.60%) Adobe
7 61 (2.09%) ATG
8 60 (2.05%) Sybase
9 54 (1.85%) New Relic
10 51 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 50 (1.71%) Perforce
12 47 (1.61%) Solace
13 42 (1.44%) Splunk
14 41 (1.40%) Red Hat
15 34 (1.16%) SAP
16 29 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (0.92%) Microsoft
17 27 (0.92%) TIBCO
18 26 (0.89%) VMware
19 22 (0.75%) AppDynamics
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