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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / East of England
Rank 60 79 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19  
Contract jobs citing Spring 69 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.22% 1.86% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.02% 7.35% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 44
Median daily rate £459 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.87% +13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £374 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.61%  
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 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 626 612 756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.18% 25.24% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 367 430
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Hertfordshire +7 26 £525 +2.43% 7
Essex +3 16 £475 +5.55% 7
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £400 -27.27% 8
Norfolk 0 6 £466 +2.47% 3
Suffolk +1 5 £413 +3.12% 1
Bedfordshire -6 4 £225 -48.57% 5
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 122 (87.14%) Java
2 90 (64.29%) Hibernate
3 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (46.43%) Web Services
5 60 (42.86%) TDD
6 54 (38.57%) HTML
7 52 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 44 (31.43%) Finance
9 42 (30.00%) OO
10 41 (29.29%) SQL
10 41 (29.29%) J2EE
11 38 (27.14%) BDD
12 37 (26.43%) XML
13 35 (25.00%) RESTful
14 34 (24.29%) JUnit
15 31 (22.14%) REST
16 29 (20.71%) Scrum
17 28 (20.00%) SOA
17 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
18 27 (19.29%) Oracle
19 26 (18.57%) .NET
20 25 (17.86%) MVC
20 25 (17.86%) Maven
20 25 (17.86%) Adobe
21 24 (17.14%) Information Security
22 23 (16.43%) Apache Flex
22 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
22 23 (16.43%) CSS
22 23 (16.43%) Jenkins

Spring
Top Related 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 12 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.14%) JBoss
3 9 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.71%) Confluence
5 7 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.14%) Apache
8 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) LDAP
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) SSL
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (9.29%) MongoDB
5 11 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.71%) MySQL
7 7 (5.00%) Big Data
8 6 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.29%) MariaDB
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.29%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 34 (24.29%) JUnit
2 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.86%) Maven
4 23 (16.43%) Jenkins
5 17 (12.14%) Cucumber
6 14 (10.00%) Mockito
7 12 (8.57%) Selenium
8 11 (7.86%) Eclipse
9 10 (7.14%) JIRA
10 9 (6.43%) SoapUI
11 8 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (5.71%) Subversion
12 7 (5.00%) WebDriver
13 6 (4.29%) Mercurial
14 5 (3.57%) Ant
14 5 (3.57%) IntelliJ
14 5 (3.57%) JBehave
14 5 (3.57%) WebStorm
15 3 (2.14%) AccuRev
15 3 (2.14%) Moq
General
1 44 (31.43%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.14%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Legal
4 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (65.00%) Developer
2 82 (58.57%) Java Developer
3 26 (18.57%) Architect
4 16 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (10.71%) Agile Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce Developer
6 13 (9.29%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Applications Support
10 8 (5.71%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.29%) AWS Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) Designer
12 5 (3.57%) Payments Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Payments Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Web Architect
13 4 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (64.29%) Hibernate
2 65 (46.43%) Web Services
3 54 (38.57%) HTML
4 41 (29.29%) J2EE
5 37 (26.43%) XML
6 35 (25.00%) RESTful
7 31 (22.14%) REST
8 26 (18.57%) .NET
9 23 (16.43%) Apache Flex
9 23 (16.43%) ASP.NET
9 23 (16.43%) CSS
10 21 (15.00%) JPA
11 18 (12.86%) JSP
12 17 (12.14%) AngularJS
13 16 (11.43%) Spring MVC
14 14 (10.00%) Struts
14 14 (10.00%) XSLT
15 13 (9.29%) Java EE
16 12 (8.57%) JSON
16 12 (8.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.57%) iPad
3 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) Clustering
4 2 (1.43%) IPTV
4 2 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.71%) RIA
5 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Linux
2 18 (12.86%) Unix
3 7 (5.00%) Windows
4 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (42.86%) TDD
3 42 (30.00%) OO
4 38 (27.14%) BDD
5 29 (20.71%) Scrum
6 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (20.00%) SOA
7 25 (17.86%) MVC
8 24 (17.14%) Information Security
9 22 (15.71%) Kanban
10 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 18 (12.86%) Open Source
12 15 (10.71%) High Availability
12 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 14 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
14 13 (9.29%) DevOps
15 12 (8.57%) Microservices
16 10 (7.14%) Presales
17 8 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
17 8 (5.71%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 122 (87.14%) Java
2 52 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 41 (29.29%) SQL
4 21 (15.00%) Scala
5 20 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.00%) Groovy
7 6 (4.29%) C
7 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.14%) C#
9 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
10 1 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) SDET
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Oracle
2 25 (17.86%) Adobe
3 7 (5.00%) Google
4 6 (4.29%) BEA
4 6 (4.29%) Sybase
5 5 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.57%) hybris
5 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.14%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Rate: From £80,000 to £101,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefit
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago