Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 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
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 88 97
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 178 105 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.51% 2.19% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.84% 8.64% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 74
East of England median daily rate £439 £431 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +10.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £312 £299 £259
90th Percentile £571 £540 £496
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.25 £47.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -13.16% -13.64% +57.14%

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1503 1215 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.64% 25.29% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 713 983
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £259 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 64
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.75 £36.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% +0.45% +5.28%
10th Percentile £26.35 £28.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.85 £54.65
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +10.15%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 63 £525 +28.99% 9
Cambridgeshire 0 45 £380 -5.00% 4
Essex +14 34 £450 -14.29% 10
Norfolk +4 23 £450 -4.26% 2
Suffolk +14 10 £450 +5.88%
Bedfordshire -3 3 £523 +4.50%
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 169 (94.94%) Java
2 106 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (43.26%) SQL
4 72 (40.45%) MVC
5 67 (37.64%) JSON
6 63 (35.39%) TDD
7 56 (31.46%) Spring MVC
8 54 (30.34%) JavaScript
9 53 (29.78%) Finance
10 50 (28.09%) Web Services
11 49 (27.53%) Scrum
12 48 (26.97%) HTML
13 47 (26.40%) J2EE
13 47 (26.40%) XML
13 47 (26.40%) Git (software)
14 45 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (25.28%) Spring Boot
15 44 (24.72%) REST
16 43 (24.16%) Maven
17 39 (21.91%) JSP
17 39 (21.91%) JUnit
17 39 (21.91%) Hibernate
17 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
18 38 (21.35%) Jenkins
19 37 (20.79%) Tomcat
20 36 (20.22%) RESTful
21 33 (18.54%) Microservices
22 31 (17.42%) JBoss
23 30 (16.85%) Oracle
24 29 (16.29%) Test Automation

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 37 (20.79%) Tomcat
2 31 (17.42%) JBoss
3 20 (11.24%) Confluence
4 19 (10.67%) Apache
5 12 (6.74%) Apache Spark
5 12 (6.74%) Mule
5 12 (6.74%) WebLogic
6 11 (6.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (4.49%) Apache Solr
8 8 (4.49%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.25%) AquaLogic
10 4 (2.25%) MQSeries
10 4 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.69%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.12%) CMS
13 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.12%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.81%) IaaS
3 5 (2.81%) PaaS
3 5 (2.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.87%) HTTP
2 12 (6.74%) LDAP
3 8 (4.49%) SSL
3 8 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.56%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.56%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.17%) MySQL
2 26 (14.61%) NoSQL
3 23 (12.92%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 15 (8.43%) Big Data
6 13 (7.30%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.30%) Oracle Database
7 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
8 10 (5.62%) RDBMS
9 9 (5.06%) MariaDB
9 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.37%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.12%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.12%) Redis
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 47 (26.40%) Git (software)
2 43 (24.16%) Maven
3 39 (21.91%) JUnit
4 38 (21.35%) Jenkins
5 24 (13.48%) JIRA
6 21 (11.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (10.67%) SoapUI
8 18 (10.11%) Mockito
9 16 (8.99%) Eclipse
10 15 (8.43%) Selenium
11 13 (7.30%) TeamCity
12 12 (6.74%) gulp
13 10 (5.62%) Cucumber
13 10 (5.62%) Gradle
13 10 (5.62%) IntelliJ
13 10 (5.62%) Subversion
14 8 (4.49%) Grunt
15 6 (3.37%) Bitbucket
15 6 (3.37%) Mercurial
15 6 (3.37%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (29.78%) Finance
2 18 (10.11%) Retail
3 11 (6.18%) French Language
4 5 (2.81%) Games
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Publishing
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (74.16%) Developer
2 108 (60.67%) Java Developer
3 29 (16.29%) SQL Developer
4 27 (15.17%) JSP Developer
5 15 (8.43%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.49%) Integration Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Architect
10 6 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (2.81%) Scrum Master
11 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.25%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (2.25%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (2.25%) J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (37.64%) JSON
2 56 (31.46%) Spring MVC
3 50 (28.09%) Web Services
4 48 (26.97%) HTML
5 47 (26.40%) J2EE
5 47 (26.40%) XML
6 45 (25.28%) Spring Boot
7 44 (24.72%) REST
8 39 (21.91%) AngularJS
8 39 (21.91%) Hibernate
8 39 (21.91%) JSP
9 36 (20.22%) RESTful
10 28 (15.73%) CSS
11 25 (14.04%) HTML5
11 25 (14.04%) SOAP
12 20 (11.24%) jQuery
13 19 (10.67%) Kafka
14 14 (7.87%) .NET
14 14 (7.87%) XSLT
15 13 (7.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.81%) User Experience
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) DataPower
7 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.73%) Linux
2 25 (14.04%) Unix
3 10 (5.62%) Solaris
4 9 (5.06%) HPUX
5 7 (3.93%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.93%) Windows
6 5 (2.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.45%) MVC
3 63 (35.39%) TDD
4 49 (27.53%) Scrum
5 45 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (18.54%) Microservices
7 29 (16.29%) Kanban
7 29 (16.29%) Test Automation
8 28 (15.73%) BDD
9 21 (11.80%) Web Development
10 20 (11.24%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.67%) OO
11 19 (10.67%) SDLC
11 19 (10.67%) SOA
12 14 (7.87%) API Development
12 14 (7.87%) Open Source
13 13 (7.30%) DevOps
13 13 (7.30%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.74%) Mentoring
15 11 (6.18%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 169 (94.94%) Java
2 77 (43.26%) SQL
3 54 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.36%) PL/SQL
5 18 (10.11%) Groovy
6 15 (8.43%) Python
7 8 (4.49%) Scala
8 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.37%) C
10 5 (2.81%) C++
10 5 (2.81%) XPath
11 4 (2.25%) Ruby
11 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) ES6
12 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.12%) C#
14 1 (0.56%) Dart
14 1 (0.56%) Elixir
14 1 (0.56%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Degree
3 2 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Docker
1 8 (4.49%) HDFS
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.18%) Puppet
2 9 (5.06%) Ansible
3 8 (4.49%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (3.37%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Oracle
2 20 (11.24%) Atlassian
3 13 (7.30%) IBM
4 9 (5.06%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.37%) New Relic
5 6 (3.37%) Sybase
6 5 (2.81%) webMethods
6 5 (2.81%) WSO2
7 4 (2.25%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.25%) Talend
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) BroadSoft
9 1 (0.56%) hybris
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Sonatype