The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 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
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15  
Contract jobs citing Spring 71 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.06% 1.84% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 7.00% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 35
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 731 671 834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.51% 26.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 428 503
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 29
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Essex -3 18 £447 - 4
Cambridgeshire +6 16 £425 +6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +3 16 £450 +5.26% 10
Norfolk +2 13 £350 -25.53%
Bedfordshire - 6 £400 - 2
Suffolk +15 2 £450 -
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 132 (93.62%) Java
2 84 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (50.35%) Hibernate
4 69 (48.94%) TDD
5 68 (48.23%) SQL
6 56 (39.72%) XML
7 55 (39.01%) HTML
7 55 (39.01%) REST
8 54 (38.30%) MVC
9 51 (36.17%) JavaScript
10 48 (34.04%) Web Services
11 46 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (31.21%) Spring MVC
13 41 (29.08%) Linux
14 40 (28.37%) JUnit
14 40 (28.37%) Jenkins
15 39 (27.66%) Oracle
16 38 (26.95%) Git (software)
17 35 (24.82%) CSS
17 35 (24.82%) OO
18 34 (24.11%) Relational Database
19 33 (23.40%) Unix
20 32 (22.70%) Finance
21 31 (21.99%) JPA
22 30 (21.28%) MySQL
23 29 (20.57%) PL/SQL
23 29 (20.57%) AngularJS
24 28 (19.86%) NoSQL
24 28 (19.86%) Mockito
24 28 (19.86%) Maven

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (18.44%) JBoss
2 19 (13.48%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.96%) Apache
5 6 (4.26%) Confluence
5 6 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.84%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.42%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.42%) Mule
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.71%) CMS
9 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.13%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (1.42%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) IaaS
3 2 (1.42%) PaaS
3 2 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) LDAP
2 9 (6.38%) HTTP
3 4 (2.84%) SSL
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.71%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.11%) Relational Database
2 30 (21.28%) MySQL
3 28 (19.86%) NoSQL
4 19 (13.48%) MariaDB
5 18 (12.77%) MongoDB
6 13 (9.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database
6 13 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (8.51%) Big Data
7 12 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (7.09%) Sybase ASE
9 7 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.55%) MarkLogic
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (28.37%) Jenkins
1 40 (28.37%) JUnit
2 38 (26.95%) Git (software)
3 28 (19.86%) Maven
3 28 (19.86%) Mockito
4 15 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 13 (9.22%) Subversion
6 11 (7.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.38%) Mercurial
8 8 (5.67%) Selenium
9 7 (4.96%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.96%) gulp
10 6 (4.26%) IntelliJ
10 6 (4.26%) JIRA
10 6 (4.26%) WebStorm
11 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.84%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.13%) Grunt
13 3 (2.13%) JBehave
General
1 32 (22.70%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Publishing
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) French Language
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (73.05%) Developer
2 87 (61.70%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.09%) Architect
3 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (4.96%) Applications Support
5 7 (4.96%) Java Engineer
6 6 (4.26%) AWS Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Agile Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.55%) Technical Leader
8 4 (2.84%) Angular Developer
8 4 (2.84%) Designer
8 4 (2.84%) Digital Developer
8 4 (2.84%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (2.84%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (50.35%) Hibernate
2 56 (39.72%) XML
3 55 (39.01%) HTML
3 55 (39.01%) REST
4 48 (34.04%) Web Services
5 44 (31.21%) Spring MVC
6 35 (24.82%) CSS
7 31 (21.99%) JPA
8 29 (20.57%) AngularJS
9 23 (16.31%) JSP
10 22 (15.60%) EclipseLink
11 21 (14.89%) J2EE
11 21 (14.89%) RESTful
11 21 (14.89%) XSLT
12 19 (13.48%) Struts
13 18 (12.77%) HTML5
13 18 (12.77%) JAAS
13 18 (12.77%) JSON
13 18 (12.77%) SOAP
14 17 (12.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.84%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.13%) iPad
5 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 2 (1.42%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.42%) IPTV
6 2 (1.42%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.71%) RIA
7 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.08%) Linux
2 33 (23.40%) Unix
3 13 (9.22%) Mac OS X
3 13 (9.22%) Windows
4 5 (3.55%) Solaris
5 3 (2.13%) HPUX
6 2 (1.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (48.94%) TDD
3 54 (38.30%) MVC
4 46 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (24.82%) OO
6 27 (19.15%) Microservices
7 26 (18.44%) BDD
8 25 (17.73%) Mentoring
9 23 (16.31%) Test Automation
10 22 (15.60%) Open Source
10 22 (15.60%) Scrum
11 21 (14.89%) Web Development
12 20 (14.18%) DevOps
13 16 (11.35%) Continuous Deployment
14 13 (9.22%) Configuration Management
15 11 (7.80%) Information Security
15 11 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (7.09%) E-Commerce
16 10 (7.09%) SOA
16 10 (7.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 132 (93.62%) Java
2 68 (48.23%) SQL
3 51 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.57%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.80%) Scala
6 10 (7.09%) C
6 10 (7.09%) T-SQL
7 9 (6.38%) Groovy
8 6 (4.26%) C#
8 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.55%) Python
10 4 (2.84%) ES6
11 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.42%) XPath
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) Clojure
12 1 (0.71%) Erlang
12 1 (0.71%) Haskell
12 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.13%) Degree
1 3 (2.13%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (7.80%) Puppet
2 4 (2.84%) Ansible
3 3 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (27.66%) Oracle
2 10 (7.09%) Sybase
3 7 (4.96%) Adobe
4 5 (3.55%) BEA
5 4 (2.84%) IBM
5 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.42%) hybris
7 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.42%) Sun
7 2 (1.42%) webMethods
7 2 (1.42%) WSO2
8 1 (0.71%) Talend
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