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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 64 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16  
Contract jobs citing Spring 133 112 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.03% 3.31% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.62% 9.48% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 105
Median daily rate £498 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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 1252 1181 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 34.87% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1014 1376
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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.

1 220 (94.02%) Java
2 141 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (50.00%) TDD
4 80 (34.19%) Finance
5 75 (32.05%) JavaScript
5 75 (32.05%) Banking
6 74 (31.62%) Hibernate
7 69 (29.49%) BDD
8 63 (26.92%) Scrum
9 62 (26.50%) SQL
10 60 (25.64%) HTML
11 58 (24.79%) DevOps
12 57 (24.36%) AngularJS
13 55 (23.50%) REST
14 54 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 52 (22.22%) OO
16 51 (21.79%) MVC
17 49 (20.94%) Web Services
18 47 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (20.09%) Microservices
19 45 (19.23%) Spring MVC
20 44 (18.80%) CSS
20 44 (18.80%) J2EE
20 44 (18.80%) Unix
20 44 (18.80%) NoSQL
21 43 (18.38%) Spring Boot
22 40 (17.09%) Oracle
22 40 (17.09%) Maven
23 39 (16.67%) Node.js
24 37 (15.81%) JUnit

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 18 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 15 (6.41%) Mule
2 15 (6.41%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (5.13%) JBoss
4 9 (3.85%) Apache
5 8 (3.42%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.42%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.14%) Confluence
8 4 (1.71%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.28%) GemFire
9 3 (1.28%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.85%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.85%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) Apache TomEE
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Actimize
1 1 (0.43%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.28%) Bluemix
3 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (1.28%) Slack
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) HTTP
1 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.43%) RTP
2 1 (0.43%) RTSP
2 1 (0.43%) SNMP
2 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.80%) NoSQL
2 27 (11.54%) Big Data
3 21 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.55%) MySQL
5 12 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.27%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.42%) Hazelcast
8 8 (3.42%) MarkLogic
9 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.14%) DB2
11 4 (1.71%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.71%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (1.28%) QlikView
13 2 (0.85%) Aerospike
14 1 (0.43%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 54 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 40 (17.09%) Maven
3 37 (15.81%) JUnit
4 26 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 22 (9.40%) Mockito
6 21 (8.97%) JIRA
7 20 (8.55%) Subversion
8 18 (7.69%) Selenium
9 17 (7.26%) Cucumber
10 11 (4.70%) Jasmine
11 10 (4.27%) Ant
11 10 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.85%) webpack
13 8 (3.42%) gulp
13 8 (3.42%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.99%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.99%) NUnit
15 6 (2.56%) EasyMock
15 6 (2.56%) Gradle
16 5 (2.14%) Calabash
General
1 80 (34.19%) Finance
2 75 (32.05%) Banking
3 26 (11.11%) Front Office
4 25 (10.68%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.84%) Retail
6 9 (3.85%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.99%) Law
7 7 (2.99%) Publishing
8 4 (1.71%) Advertising
8 4 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.28%) Back Office
9 3 (1.28%) Legal
9 3 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.85%) International Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (89.74%) Developer
2 167 (71.37%) Java Developer
3 57 (24.36%) Senior Developer
4 54 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (13.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (8.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (5.98%) AWS Developer
8 12 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (4.70%) DevOps Developer
10 10 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.85%) Java Engineer
12 8 (3.42%) Angular Developer
12 8 (3.42%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (2.99%) Agile Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Integration Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 7 (2.99%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (31.62%) Hibernate
2 60 (25.64%) HTML
3 57 (24.36%) AngularJS
4 55 (23.50%) REST
5 49 (20.94%) Web Services
6 45 (19.23%) Spring MVC
7 44 (18.80%) CSS
7 44 (18.80%) J2EE
8 43 (18.38%) Spring Boot
9 39 (16.67%) Node.js
10 37 (15.81%) XML
11 28 (11.97%) React
12 25 (10.68%) HTML5
13 24 (10.26%) SOAP
14 23 (9.83%) JMS
15 22 (9.40%) RESTful
16 21 (8.97%) Java EE
17 20 (8.55%) JPA
17 20 (8.55%) JSON
18 18 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Client/Server
2 15 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.70%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.70%) Fintech
6 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.99%) Credit Risk
9 7 (2.99%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.99%) User Experience
10 5 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.14%) Equities
10 5 (2.14%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.14%) Grid Computing
10 5 (2.14%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (1.28%) Derivative
13 2 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.80%) Unix
2 33 (14.10%) Linux
3 5 (2.14%) Windows
4 4 (1.71%) Android
4 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (50.00%) TDD
3 69 (29.49%) BDD
4 63 (26.92%) Scrum
5 58 (24.79%) DevOps
6 52 (22.22%) OO
7 51 (21.79%) MVC
8 47 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (20.09%) Microservices
9 32 (13.68%) Open Source
10 28 (11.97%) Unit Testing
11 26 (11.11%) Multithreading
12 24 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 23 (9.83%) Kanban
13 23 (9.83%) Mentoring
14 21 (8.97%) SDLC
15 19 (8.12%) Low Latency
16 16 (6.84%) MapReduce
17 15 (6.41%) Service Design
17 15 (6.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 220 (94.02%) Java
2 75 (32.05%) JavaScript
3 62 (26.50%) SQL
4 19 (8.12%) Scala
5 14 (5.98%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.70%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.42%) Python
9 5 (2.14%) C++
10 4 (1.71%) C#
10 4 (1.71%) PHP
11 2 (0.85%) Clojure
11 2 (0.85%) ES6
11 2 (0.85%) Groovy
11 2 (0.85%) Haskell
11 2 (0.85%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) Go
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (2.99%) Degree
2 6 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.27%) MiFID
2 4 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 25 (10.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) HDFS
3 1 (0.43%) GridGain
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (10.68%) Puppet
2 24 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.70%) Ansible
4 5 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.71%) Oozie
6 3 (1.28%) Mesos
7 2 (0.85%) Control-M
7 2 (0.85%) Marathon
8 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.43%) Grafana
8 1 (0.43%) Kibana
8 1 (0.43%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.43%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (17.09%) Oracle
2 5 (2.14%) IBM
2 5 (2.14%) Reuters
3 3 (1.28%) hybris
3 3 (1.28%) ION Trading
4 2 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (0.85%) Calypso
4 2 (0.85%) Cloudera
4 2 (0.85%) FXall
4 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.85%) Sybase
5 1 (0.43%) HP
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.43%) Murex
5 1 (0.43%) Perforce
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) VMware
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