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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 72 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 1591 1292 1260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.92% 2.21% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.83% 7.92% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 823 856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%

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
16193 16315 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.70% 27.91% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11229 11015 9789
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 286 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +28 1480 £450 +2.85% 333
London +1 698 £475 - 142
South East +66 258 £475 +18.38% 50
Yorkshire +54 132 £425 +23.18% 15
North West +41 107 £425 - 33
West Yorkshire +48 106 £430 +22.85% 4
West Midlands +34 102 £430 +12.41% 13
Leeds +39 96 £450 +25.00% 4
South West +36 95 £375 - 47
City of London -15 90 £475 -5.00% 34
Oxfordshire +36 87 £475 +4.97% 12
Scotland +3 85 £381 +1.66% 18
Manchester +26 70 £420 +8.38% 26
Glasgow +6 52 £400 +15.94% 12
Oxford +15 49 £475 +7.64% 3
East of England -14 49 £444 +13.78% 16
Shropshire +6 39 £440 +5.38%
Telford +5 35 £440 +5.38%
Hampshire +8 33 £425 +30.36% 6
Birmingham +16 31 £250 -37.50% 10
Surrey +16 30 £500 +19.76% 9
Berkshire +3 29 £450 +28.57% 3
Cheshire +6 28 £453 +0.55% 4
Edinburgh +3 24 £370 -1.33% 4
East Sussex +31 23 £438 +23.23% 3
East Midlands -3 23 £381 -8.95% 11
Gloucestershire +23 22 £388 -7.46% 15
Chester +18 21 £475 +22.58% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 20 £400 +6.66% 6
West Sussex +1 18 £488 +4.55% 4

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 3099 (96.48%) Java
2 2074 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1212 (37.73%) Hibernate
4 1116 (34.74%) JavaScript
5 1093 (34.03%) TDD
6 1044 (32.50%) HTML
7 928 (28.89%) REST
8 908 (28.27%) Scrum
9 900 (28.02%) SQL
10 867 (26.99%) Web Services
11 832 (25.90%) CSS
12 819 (25.50%) JUnit
13 795 (24.75%) Maven
14 779 (24.25%) Oracle
15 740 (23.04%) J2EE
16 725 (22.57%) Git (software)
17 695 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
18 673 (20.95%) RESTful
19 671 (20.89%) Linux
20 659 (20.52%) Jenkins
21 645 (20.08%) XML
22 636 (19.80%) MVC
23 596 (18.56%) JSON
24 587 (18.28%) Finance
25 586 (18.24%) AngularJS
26 551 (17.15%) HTML5
27 544 (16.94%) SOAP
28 498 (15.50%) Tomcat
29 491 (15.29%) OO
30 490 (15.26%) 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
1 498 (15.50%) Tomcat
2 327 (10.18%) JBoss
3 240 (7.47%) Apache
4 201 (6.26%) WebSphere
5 198 (6.16%) WebLogic
6 185 (5.76%) Confluence
7 131 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
8 79 (2.46%) Jetty
9 78 (2.43%) CMS
10 77 (2.40%) nginx
11 74 (2.30%) Mule
12 70 (2.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 70 (2.18%) Apache Solr
13 66 (2.05%) Apache Spark
14 60 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
15 54 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 38 (1.18%) Mule ESB
17 35 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
18 32 (1.00%) GlassFish
19 28 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 13 (0.40%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.28%) MS Office
5 7 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
6 5 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 42 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.093%) SAP hybris
7 2 (0.062%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.062%) Global One
7 2 (0.062%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.062%) RMDS
8 1 (0.031%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.031%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.031%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.031%) Magento
8 1 (0.031%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 228 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (5.07%) GitHub
3 82 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (1.34%) PaaS
6 41 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.50%) IaaS
9 16 (0.50%) SaaS
10 15 (0.47%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.47%) Google App Engine
11 13 (0.40%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.25%) Bluemix
14 8 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 236 (7.35%) HTTP
2 53 (1.65%) LDAP
3 46 (1.43%) Internet
4 21 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.62%) AMQP
5 20 (0.62%) SNMP
5 20 (0.62%) SSL
6 17 (0.53%) Network Security
7 13 (0.40%) Intranet
8 10 (0.31%) DVB
9 7 (0.22%) Firewall
9 7 (0.22%) FTP
9 7 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.19%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.16%) SSH
11 5 (0.16%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.062%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.062%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.062%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.062%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 323 (10.06%) Relational Database
3 320 (9.96%) NoSQL
4 273 (8.50%) MySQL
5 221 (6.88%) Oracle Database
6 186 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
7 175 (5.45%) SQL Server
8 159 (4.95%) Hadoop
9 120 (3.74%) RDBMS
10 102 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 96 (2.99%) Big Data
12 95 (2.96%) DB2
13 79 (2.46%) Neo4j
14 60 (1.87%) Apache Hive
15 51 (1.59%) Redis
16 39 (1.21%) Couchbase
16 39 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
17 36 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
18 30 (0.93%) Hazelcast
18 30 (0.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 819 (25.50%) JUnit
2 795 (24.75%) Maven
3 725 (22.57%) Git (software)
4 659 (20.52%) Jenkins
5 447 (13.92%) JIRA
6 399 (12.42%) Subversion
7 350 (10.90%) Cucumber
8 300 (9.34%) Mockito
9 234 (7.29%) Gradle
10 229 (7.13%) Selenium
11 225 (7.00%) Eclipse
12 162 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 150 (4.67%) Ant
14 104 (3.24%) SoapUI
15 99 (3.08%) IntelliJ
16 88 (2.74%) Hudson
16 88 (2.74%) TeamCity
17 69 (2.15%) Spock
18 66 (2.05%) JMeter
19 63 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 587 (18.28%) Finance
2 388 (12.08%) Banking
3 134 (4.17%) Retail
4 122 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 99 (3.08%) Front Office
6 77 (2.40%) Marketing
7 63 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.28%) Electronics
10 40 (1.25%) Publishing
11 22 (0.68%) Automotive
12 20 (0.62%) Games
13 15 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.34%) Back Office
15 11 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.31%) Advertising
16 10 (0.31%) Legal
17 7 (0.22%) Law
18 5 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2611 (81.29%) Developer
2 2164 (67.37%) Java Developer
3 510 (15.88%) Senior Developer
4 467 (14.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 271 (8.44%) Agile Developer
6 269 (8.37%) Architect
7 253 (7.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 172 (5.35%) Scala Developer
9 149 (4.64%) Lead Developer
10 139 (4.33%) Java Architect
11 127 (3.95%) Java Engineer
12 121 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
13 120 (3.74%) Java Scala Developer
14 114 (3.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 112 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
16 101 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 101 (3.14%) Software Engineer
17 96 (2.99%) Lead Java Developer
18 82 (2.55%) Angular Developer
18 82 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1212 (37.73%) Hibernate
2 1044 (32.50%) HTML
3 928 (28.89%) REST
4 867 (26.99%) Web Services
5 832 (25.90%) CSS
6 740 (23.04%) J2EE
7 673 (20.95%) RESTful
8 645 (20.08%) XML
9 596 (18.56%) JSON
10 586 (18.24%) AngularJS
11 551 (17.15%) HTML5
12 544 (16.94%) SOAP
13 490 (15.26%) Spring MVC
14 369 (11.49%) JSP
15 354 (11.02%) Java EE
15 354 (11.02%) jQuery
16 333 (10.37%) CSS3
17 330 (10.27%) JMS
18 321 (9.99%) Spring Boot
19 277 (8.62%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 174 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 110 (3.42%) User Experience
4 100 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 54 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (1.59%) Derivative
7 43 (1.34%) Fixed Income
8 40 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 29 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 24 (0.75%) Social Media
12 22 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 22 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
13 21 (0.65%) Fintech
13 21 (0.65%) iPad
14 19 (0.59%) Equities
15 18 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
16 17 (0.53%) Management Information System
16 17 (0.53%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 671 (20.89%) Linux
2 298 (9.28%) Unix
3 118 (3.67%) Windows
4 50 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (0.78%) Android
6 22 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.31%) CentOS
11 6 (0.19%) Solaris
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.093%) VMS
14 2 (0.062%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.062%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.031%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.031%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2074 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1093 (34.03%) TDD
3 908 (28.27%) Scrum
4 695 (21.64%) Continuous Integration
5 636 (19.80%) MVC
6 491 (15.29%) OO
7 455 (14.17%) Microservices
8 438 (13.64%) BDD
9 434 (13.51%) Open Source
10 320 (9.96%) Software Engineering
11 292 (9.09%) Kanban
12 290 (9.03%) Pair Programming
12 290 (9.03%) SOA
13 242 (7.53%) E-Commerce
14 240 (7.47%) Web Development
15 231 (7.19%) DevOps
16 228 (7.10%) Unit Testing
17 225 (7.00%) Multithreading
18 198 (6.16%) SDLC
19 193 (6.01%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3099 (96.48%) Java
2 1116 (34.74%) JavaScript
3 900 (28.02%) SQL
4 446 (13.89%) Scala
5 205 (6.38%) Python
6 201 (6.26%) Groovy
7 196 (6.10%) PL/SQL
8 185 (5.76%) Ruby
9 125 (3.89%) C#
10 94 (2.93%) Perl
11 80 (2.49%) C++
12 65 (2.02%) Clojure
13 44 (1.37%) C
14 43 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 41 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 38 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 37 (1.15%) PHP
18 24 (0.75%) ES6
19 20 (0.62%) VB
20 17 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 219 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 175 (5.45%) Degree
3 141 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 26 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (0.68%) ISEB
6 22 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.62%) Sun Certification
8 15 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.40%) OCPJP
10 8 (0.25%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.16%) PhD
12 3 (0.093%) CITP
13 2 (0.062%) OCMJD
14 1 (0.031%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.031%) OCP
14 1 (0.031%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.27%) QA
2 20 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.25%) FATCA
5 7 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.22%) SLA
6 6 (0.19%) SDET
7 5 (0.16%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.062%) WCAG
10 1 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.031%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.031%) WAI
System Software
1 245 (7.63%) Docker
2 58 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (0.53%) Apache Flume
4 11 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.25%) HDFS
7 7 (0.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.093%) GridGain
9 3 (0.093%) LXC
9 3 (0.093%) NDS
9 3 (0.093%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.093%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.062%) iptables
10 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.062%) vSphere
11 1 (0.031%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 212 (6.60%) Puppet
2 48 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 44 (1.37%) Graphite
5 33 (1.03%) Ansible
6 31 (0.97%) Grafana
7 18 (0.56%) BladeLogic
8 14 (0.44%) Kibana
9 11 (0.34%) Control-M
10 10 (0.31%) logstash
10 10 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.28%) Consul
12 8 (0.25%) OpenAM
13 5 (0.16%) Oozie
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
13 5 (0.16%) yum
14 4 (0.12%) CloudHub
15 3 (0.093%) Mesos
15 3 (0.093%) OpenSSO
15 3 (0.093%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 779 (24.25%) Oracle
2 164 (5.11%) Google
3 121 (3.77%) IBM
4 111 (3.46%) Sybase
5 106 (3.30%) hybris
6 84 (2.62%) Adobe
7 64 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 53 (1.65%) MuleSoft
9 48 (1.49%) SAP
10 36 (1.12%) TIBCO
11 34 (1.06%) Atlassian
12 33 (1.03%) webMethods
13 32 (1.00%) Microsoft
14 30 (0.93%) VMware
15 28 (0.87%) AppDynamics
15 28 (0.87%) WSO2
16 26 (0.81%) New Relic
17 25 (0.78%) Splunk
18 24 (0.75%) ATG
18 24 (0.75%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £425 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £508 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 5 days ago