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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
Rank 71 81 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Contract jobs citing Spring 1330 1320 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.02% 2.60% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 8.99% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 951 710
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 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.27%

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
13577 14679 13922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.89% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9317 10126 9393
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 256 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 +6 1214 £463 +2.77% 363
London +8 641 £500 - 157
South East -1 161 £456 +14.06% 65
City of London -8 90 £525 - 44
Yorkshire +18 89 £430 -4.44% 32
South West +7 88 £393 +4.66% 35
North West +27 82 £400 - 25
East of England +13 70 £400 -11.11% 20
West Yorkshire +18 69 £450 - 22
Leeds +7 68 £450 - 17
Scotland +3 48 £375 -1.31% 17
Wales +39 41 £403 +3.87% 6
Oxfordshire +14 37 £538 +19.44% 15
West Midlands +18 32 £450 +42.85% 13
South Wales +42 31 £413 +6.45% 5
East Midlands +14 31 £451 +9.21% 7
Cardiff +38 30 £413 +6.45% 3
Edinburgh +3 29 £400 +6.66% 15
Manchester +24 28 £356 -13.63% 14
Buckinghamshire +15 28 £350 -1.40% 11
Devon - 28 £445 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 27 £400 -15.78% 4
Hampshire -8 27 £469 +25.00% 8
Exeter - 26 £445 - 2
Milton Keynes +16 25 £350 -1.40% 9
Oxford +17 24 £600 +33.33% 5
Cheshire +11 24 £400 +4.91% 7
South Yorkshire +5 21 £375 -11.76% 5
Peterborough +15 20 £400 +23.07%
Berkshire +14 20 £425 +0.59% 12

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 2762 (95.11%) Java
2 1890 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1057 (36.40%) Hibernate
4 1009 (34.75%) TDD
5 997 (34.33%) JavaScript
6 905 (31.16%) HTML
7 885 (30.48%) Scrum
8 863 (29.72%) REST
9 778 (26.79%) SQL
10 733 (25.24%) Web Services
11 719 (24.76%) Maven
12 698 (24.04%) CSS
13 667 (22.97%) Jenkins
14 662 (22.80%) Git (software)
15 644 (22.18%) J2EE
16 636 (21.90%) RESTful
17 623 (21.45%) Oracle
18 613 (21.11%) JUnit
19 565 (19.46%) Finance
20 560 (19.28%) AngularJS
21 558 (19.21%) BDD
21 558 (19.21%) XML
22 557 (19.18%) MVC
23 554 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
24 551 (18.97%) Linux
25 527 (18.15%) JSON
26 494 (17.01%) SOAP
27 483 (16.63%) Microservices
28 475 (16.36%) HTML5
29 424 (14.60%) 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
1 419 (14.43%) Tomcat
2 234 (8.06%) JBoss
3 232 (7.99%) Confluence
4 217 (7.47%) Apache
5 188 (6.47%) WebSphere
6 114 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
7 107 (3.68%) WebLogic
8 106 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 94 (3.24%) Apache Spark
10 83 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
11 80 (2.75%) CMS
12 73 (2.51%) Mule
13 59 (2.03%) Apache Solr
14 53 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
15 51 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 43 (1.48%) Mule ESB
17 38 (1.31%) nginx
18 35 (1.21%) Alfresco
18 35 (1.21%) Jetty
19 33 (1.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 25 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.38%) MS Office
3 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.034%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.14%) SAP hybris
6 3 (0.10%) Magento
7 2 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.069%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.069%) Summit
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.034%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 255 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (4.27%) GitHub
3 71 (2.44%) PaaS
4 63 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 59 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
8 29 (1.00%) IaaS
9 28 (0.96%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.31%) SaaS
13 8 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.17%) CloudBees
15 5 (0.17%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.14%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 142 (4.89%) HTTP
2 51 (1.76%) Internet
3 42 (1.45%) LDAP
4 18 (0.62%) AMQP
4 18 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 12 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.38%) SSL
7 7 (0.24%) Firewall
7 7 (0.24%) Intranet
7 7 (0.24%) RTP
7 7 (0.24%) RTSP
8 6 (0.21%) FTP
8 6 (0.21%) SNMP
9 5 (0.17%) DVB
9 5 (0.17%) OpenVPN
9 5 (0.17%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.10%) Network Security
11 2 (0.069%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.069%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.069%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (13.22%) MongoDB
2 318 (10.95%) Relational Database
3 309 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 236 (8.13%) MySQL
5 216 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
6 153 (5.27%) Hadoop
7 141 (4.86%) Big Data
8 133 (4.58%) Oracle Database
9 111 (3.82%) SQL Server
10 103 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 85 (2.93%) RDBMS
12 73 (2.51%) Redis
13 68 (2.34%) DB2
14 47 (1.62%) HBase
15 45 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 44 (1.52%) Apache Hive
17 37 (1.27%) Neo4j
18 30 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
19 29 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (1.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 719 (24.76%) Maven
2 667 (22.97%) Jenkins
3 662 (22.80%) Git (software)
4 613 (21.11%) JUnit
5 424 (14.60%) JIRA
6 355 (12.22%) Cucumber
7 275 (9.47%) Subversion
8 273 (9.40%) Mockito
9 256 (8.82%) Selenium
10 253 (8.71%) Gradle
11 186 (6.40%) Eclipse
12 150 (5.17%) Ant
13 124 (4.27%) IntelliJ
14 115 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 98 (3.37%) TeamCity
16 87 (3.00%) Spock
17 86 (2.96%) SoapUI
18 71 (2.44%) WebDriver
19 61 (2.10%) Hudson
20 58 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 565 (19.46%) Finance
2 378 (13.02%) Banking
3 115 (3.96%) Investment Banking
4 105 (3.62%) Retail
5 60 (2.07%) Publishing
6 59 (2.03%) Front Office
7 40 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.31%) Games
9 36 (1.24%) Marketing
10 22 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.72%) Electronics
12 20 (0.69%) Law
13 15 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.45%) Legal
16 10 (0.34%) Back Office
17 7 (0.24%) Advertising
18 5 (0.17%) Automotive
18 5 (0.17%) German Language
18 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2282 (78.58%) Developer
2 1902 (65.50%) Java Developer
3 404 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 357 (12.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 256 (8.82%) Agile Developer
6 255 (8.78%) Architect
7 248 (8.54%) Agile Java Developer
8 138 (4.75%) Java Engineer
9 108 (3.72%) Software Engineer
10 96 (3.31%) Java Architect
11 86 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 84 (2.89%) Scala Developer
13 78 (2.69%) Java Software Engineer
13 78 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
14 76 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 74 (2.55%) J2EE Developer
16 73 (2.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 73 (2.51%) Lead Developer
17 71 (2.44%) Senior Agile Developer
17 71 (2.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1057 (36.40%) Hibernate
2 905 (31.16%) HTML
3 863 (29.72%) REST
4 733 (25.24%) Web Services
5 698 (24.04%) CSS
6 644 (22.18%) J2EE
7 636 (21.90%) RESTful
8 560 (19.28%) AngularJS
9 558 (19.21%) XML
10 527 (18.15%) JSON
11 494 (17.01%) SOAP
12 475 (16.36%) HTML5
13 423 (14.57%) Spring MVC
14 391 (13.46%) Spring Boot
15 361 (12.43%) jQuery
16 347 (11.95%) Java EE
17 292 (10.06%) CSS3
18 287 (9.88%) JMS
19 244 (8.40%) JSP
19 244 (8.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 152 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 86 (2.96%) User Experience
4 84 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 51 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (1.34%) Derivative
7 39 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 38 (1.31%) Algorithms
8 38 (1.31%) Fixed Income
9 32 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
10 31 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.00%) Economics
11 29 (1.00%) iPad
12 28 (0.96%) Social Media
13 26 (0.90%) Equities
13 26 (0.90%) Fintech
14 18 (0.62%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.52%) N-Tier
16 14 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 551 (18.97%) Linux
2 282 (9.71%) Unix
3 95 (3.27%) Windows
4 38 (1.31%) Android
5 37 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 31 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 28 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.48%) Solaris
9 9 (0.31%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.24%) CentOS
12 5 (0.17%) HPUX
12 5 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.069%) AIX
13 2 (0.069%) Debian
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1890 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1009 (34.75%) TDD
3 885 (30.48%) Scrum
4 558 (19.21%) BDD
5 557 (19.18%) MVC
6 554 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
7 483 (16.63%) Microservices
8 408 (14.05%) OO
9 337 (11.60%) Open Source
10 321 (11.05%) Software Engineering
11 296 (10.19%) Kanban
12 283 (9.75%) DevOps
13 276 (9.50%) Pair Programming
14 264 (9.09%) E-Commerce
15 246 (8.47%) SOA
16 242 (8.33%) Unit Testing
17 187 (6.44%) Web Development
18 179 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
19 161 (5.54%) Automated Testing
19 161 (5.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2762 (95.11%) Java
2 997 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 778 (26.79%) SQL
4 330 (11.36%) Scala
5 220 (7.58%) Python
6 165 (5.68%) Ruby
7 139 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 136 (4.68%) Groovy
9 108 (3.72%) C#
10 103 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 56 (1.93%) XPath
12 48 (1.65%) Bash Shell
13 46 (1.58%) PHP
14 43 (1.48%) Korn
14 43 (1.48%) Perl
15 39 (1.34%) Clojure
16 36 (1.24%) C++
17 33 (1.14%) Go
18 30 (1.03%) C
19 19 (0.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 231 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 158 (5.44%) SC Cleared
3 155 (5.34%) Degree
4 45 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 36 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.83%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.69%) ISEB
7 20 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.45%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.10%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.10%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
11 2 (0.069%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.034%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.034%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.41%) QA
2 25 (0.86%) FATCA
3 21 (0.72%) SDET
4 18 (0.62%) MiFID
5 17 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (0.55%) SLA
7 14 (0.48%) EMIR
7 14 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.28%) WCAG
9 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.24%) WAI
10 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.069%) HL7
11 2 (0.069%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.034%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.034%) SEPA
System Software
1 258 (8.88%) Docker
2 22 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.28%) LXC
6 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.21%) HDFS
8 4 (0.14%) vSphere
9 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.10%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.069%) NDS
10 2 (0.069%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.069%) Varnish
10 2 (0.069%) vCloud
11 1 (0.034%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 146 (5.03%) Puppet
2 83 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (2.20%) Ansible
4 37 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (0.41%) Kibana
6 7 (0.24%) Nagios
7 6 (0.21%) CloudHub
8 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.17%) Grafana
8 5 (0.17%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.17%) Terraform
8 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.14%) logstash
10 3 (0.10%) Control-M
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.10%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.069%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.069%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.069%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 623 (21.45%) Oracle
2 138 (4.75%) hybris
3 119 (4.10%) MuleSoft
4 102 (3.51%) IBM
5 95 (3.27%) Google
6 76 (2.62%) Adobe
7 59 (2.03%) New Relic
8 56 (1.93%) Sybase
9 55 (1.89%) ATG
10 49 (1.69%) Splunk
11 48 (1.65%) Solace
12 47 (1.62%) Atlassian
13 44 (1.52%) Perforce
14 36 (1.24%) Red Hat
15 34 (1.17%) VMware
16 31 (1.07%) SAP
17 30 (1.03%) AppDynamics
18 25 (0.86%) Microsoft
19 23 (0.79%) TIBCO
20 22 (0.76%) Hortonworks
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago