The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25  
Contract jobs citing Spring 109 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.55% 3.37% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.12% 10.33% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 107 96
Median daily rate £543 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £399 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1077 1104 1539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.06% 32.61% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 1232
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the City of London

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the City of London

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the City of London

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Spring.

1 188 (94.47%) Java
2 126 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (52.76%) TDD
4 69 (34.67%) JavaScript
5 67 (33.67%) Hibernate
6 58 (29.15%) HTML
7 57 (28.64%) Banking
8 55 (27.64%) Finance
9 54 (27.14%) Web Services
10 53 (26.63%) BDD
11 52 (26.13%) MVC
12 51 (25.63%) Scrum
13 49 (24.62%) REST
14 46 (23.12%) CSS
14 46 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (22.61%) SQL
15 45 (22.61%) J2EE
16 42 (21.11%) Jenkins
17 41 (20.60%) Oracle
18 40 (20.10%) NoSQL
19 39 (19.60%) Microservices
20 38 (19.10%) AngularJS
20 38 (19.10%) Spring MVC
21 37 (18.59%) Unix
22 34 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
22 34 (17.09%) Node.js
22 34 (17.09%) DevOps
23 32 (16.08%) JSON
24 31 (15.58%) Maven
24 31 (15.58%) Multithreading

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (7.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (7.04%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.53%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.03%) JBoss
5 8 (4.02%) Mule
6 7 (3.52%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.01%) Apache
8 3 (1.51%) CMS
8 3 (1.51%) GemFire
8 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.01%) Confluence
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.50%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.02%) GitHub
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.03%) HTTP
2 7 (3.52%) RTP
2 7 (3.52%) RTSP
3 5 (2.51%) Internet
4 2 (1.01%) AMQP
4 2 (1.01%) SNMP
5 1 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.10%) NoSQL
2 23 (11.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (9.05%) MySQL
4 17 (8.54%) Big Data
5 14 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.03%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.52%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.01%) DB2
10 4 (2.01%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.51%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.51%) HBase
11 3 (1.51%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (1.01%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.01%) Flink
12 2 (1.01%) Redis
13 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 42 (21.11%) Jenkins
2 31 (15.58%) JUnit
2 31 (15.58%) Maven
3 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.06%) Mockito
5 15 (7.54%) Selenium
6 13 (6.53%) JIRA
6 13 (6.53%) Subversion
7 12 (6.03%) Ant
8 11 (5.53%) CruiseControl
9 9 (4.52%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.02%) Build Forge
10 8 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.02%) Hudson
10 8 (4.02%) webpack
11 6 (3.02%) EasyMock
11 6 (3.02%) jMock
11 6 (3.02%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.51%) gulp
General
1 57 (28.64%) Banking
2 55 (27.64%) Finance
3 24 (12.06%) Investment Banking
4 22 (11.06%) Front Office
5 8 (4.02%) Retail
6 6 (3.02%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Advertising
7 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.51%) Games
7 3 (1.51%) Law
7 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 183 (91.96%) Developer
2 148 (74.37%) Java Developer
3 75 (37.69%) Senior Developer
4 70 (35.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (9.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (6.03%) Agile Developer
6 12 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (5.03%) AWS Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Architect
8 8 (4.02%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (4.02%) Core Java Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (4.02%) Front Office Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Java Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) Senior Agile Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.51%) Credit Risk Java Developer
10 5 (2.51%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.67%) Hibernate
2 58 (29.15%) HTML
3 54 (27.14%) Web Services
4 49 (24.62%) REST
5 46 (23.12%) CSS
6 45 (22.61%) J2EE
7 38 (19.10%) AngularJS
7 38 (19.10%) Spring MVC
8 34 (17.09%) Node.js
9 32 (16.08%) JSON
10 29 (14.57%) XML
11 27 (13.57%) Spring Boot
12 26 (13.07%) JSP
13 20 (10.05%) jQuery
13 20 (10.05%) RESTful
14 19 (9.55%) Java EE
14 19 (9.55%) JPA
15 18 (9.05%) Ajax
15 18 (9.05%) HTML5
16 17 (8.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.53%) Client/Server
1 11 (5.53%) Data Structures
2 10 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.52%) N-Tier
4 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.52%) MPEG
5 7 (3.52%) Streaming Video
6 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.02%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.02%) Derivative
7 5 (2.51%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.51%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.01%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.51%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.01%) Fintech
10 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 2 (1.01%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.59%) Unix
2 25 (12.56%) Linux
3 7 (3.52%) Android
3 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.02%) Windows
5 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (63.32%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (52.76%) TDD
3 53 (26.63%) BDD
4 52 (26.13%) MVC
5 51 (25.63%) Scrum
6 46 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (19.60%) Microservices
8 34 (17.09%) DevOps
9 31 (15.58%) Multithreading
9 31 (15.58%) OO
10 24 (12.06%) Pair Programming
11 23 (11.56%) Kanban
11 23 (11.56%) Open Source
12 19 (9.55%) Low Latency
13 17 (8.54%) MapReduce
13 17 (8.54%) Mentoring
14 16 (8.04%) UML
15 15 (7.54%) Automated Testing
15 15 (7.54%) E-Commerce
15 15 (7.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 188 (94.47%) Java
2 69 (34.67%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.61%) SQL
4 27 (13.57%) Scala
5 14 (7.04%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.04%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.53%) PHP
6 11 (5.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.52%) Python
8 8 (4.02%) C#
9 6 (3.02%) C
10 4 (2.01%) Groovy
11 3 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.51%) VBA
12 2 (1.01%) ES6
13 1 (0.50%) Clojure
13 1 (0.50%) Go
13 1 (0.50%) Korn
13 1 (0.50%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (4.52%) Degree
2 7 (3.52%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) MiFID
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (12.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) HDFS
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (12.06%) Puppet
2 18 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.52%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.02%) Ansible
5 3 (1.51%) Mesos
6 2 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.01%) Marathon
7 1 (0.50%) Control-M
7 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (20.60%) Oracle
2 8 (4.02%) TIBCO
3 7 (3.52%) Brightcove
4 6 (3.02%) VMware
5 4 (2.01%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.01%) WorldPay
6 2 (1.01%) Canoo
6 2 (1.01%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.01%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.01%) Sybase
6 2 (1.01%) Vertica
7 1 (0.50%) Actimize
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) ATG
7 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.50%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.50%) New Relic
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Teradata
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