Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 80 106
Rank change year-on-year +22 +26 -11
Contract jobs citing Spring 3426 2835 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.61% 2.91% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 9.50% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2414 2113 1509
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 29
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £37.00 £29.71 £40.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £97.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +28.57%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30719 29842 29966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.39% 30.67% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21863 20839 20773
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 343 504
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.56 £14.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in England

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in England

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in England

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in England

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spring in England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
London +20 1843 £525 +7.69% 251
South East +12 598 £465 - 71
North of England +21 454 £425 - 90
Yorkshire +11 220 £425 -5.56% 35
North West +22 195 £425 +1.19% 51
East of England +20 191 £425 - 38
Midlands +9 182 £425 +2.72% 21
South West -18 153 £420 +12.00% 33
West Midlands -10 99 £400 -3.61% 13
East Midlands +25 82 £425 +6.25% 8
North East +58 36 £400 -6.98% 4
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 3338 (97.43%) Java
2 2106 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1313 (38.32%) TDD
4 1101 (32.14%) Hibernate
5 1056 (30.82%) Spring Boot
6 999 (29.16%) REST
7 954 (27.85%) Microservices
8 952 (27.79%) SQL
9 927 (27.06%) JavaScript
10 915 (26.71%) Web Services
11 900 (26.27%) Git (software)
12 872 (25.45%) Maven
13 864 (25.22%) Jenkins
14 856 (24.99%) Scrum
15 724 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
16 721 (21.04%) HTML
17 712 (20.78%) RESTful
18 701 (20.46%) Finance
19 682 (19.91%) BDD
20 677 (19.76%) J2EE
21 669 (19.53%) JUnit
22 652 (19.03%) MVC
23 624 (18.21%) AngularJS
24 587 (17.13%) Oracle
25 569 (16.61%) Docker
26 566 (16.52%) JSON
27 548 (16.00%) Linux
28 527 (15.38%) CSS
29 516 (15.06%) SOAP
30 507 (14.80%) Banking

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 324 (9.46%) Tomcat
2 305 (8.90%) Confluence
3 286 (8.35%) JBoss
4 241 (7.03%) Apache
5 204 (5.95%) Apache Spark
6 164 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
7 150 (4.38%) Apache Solr
8 124 (3.62%) WebLogic
9 115 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 111 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 110 (3.21%) WebSphere
12 72 (2.10%) Mule
13 60 (1.75%) Jetty
14 45 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
15 43 (1.26%) CMS
16 31 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 29 (0.85%) GemFire
18 25 (0.73%) WildFly
19 24 (0.70%) IIS
20 23 (0.67%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.088%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.029%) HipChat
6 1 (0.029%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
2 29 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 29 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (0.26%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 3 (0.088%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.088%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.058%) Kondor
8 2 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.058%) RMDS
9 1 (0.029%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.029%) BASE24
9 1 (0.029%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.029%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.029%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 431 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (4.55%) GitHub
3 92 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (2.45%) PaaS
5 63 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (1.05%) npm
7 35 (1.02%) OpenShift
8 34 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
10 29 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.85%) IaaS
11 25 (0.73%) SaaS
12 20 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.55%) Heroku
14 16 (0.47%) Bluemix
14 16 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.32%) Serverless
16 11 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 163 (4.76%) HTTP
2 83 (2.42%) Internet
2 83 (2.42%) Kerberos
3 62 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.02%) SSL
5 34 (0.99%) LDAP
6 33 (0.96%) SMS
7 22 (0.64%) Firewall
8 14 (0.41%) AMQP
9 11 (0.32%) BIG-IP
10 10 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (0.23%) DSL
11 8 (0.23%) Network Security
12 7 (0.20%) Intranet
13 6 (0.18%) 3GPP
13 6 (0.18%) Diameter Protocol
13 6 (0.18%) SIGTRAN
14 5 (0.15%) DNS
14 5 (0.15%) VPN
15 3 (0.088%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (13.28%) NoSQL
2 422 (12.32%) MongoDB
3 352 (10.27%) Relational Database
4 298 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 288 (8.41%) MySQL
6 270 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
7 259 (7.56%) Big Data
8 181 (5.28%) HBase
9 166 (4.85%) SQL Server
10 159 (4.64%) RDBMS
11 156 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 114 (3.33%) Oracle Database
13 66 (1.93%) Redis
14 52 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 50 (1.46%) DB2
16 44 (1.28%) Endeca
17 37 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 36 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (0.96%) MarkLogic
20 29 (0.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 900 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 872 (25.45%) Maven
3 864 (25.22%) Jenkins
4 669 (19.53%) JUnit
5 500 (14.59%) JIRA
6 286 (8.35%) Gradle
7 278 (8.11%) Mockito
8 276 (8.06%) Cucumber
9 245 (7.15%) Subversion
10 241 (7.03%) IntelliJ
11 230 (6.71%) Selenium
12 200 (5.84%) Eclipse
13 131 (3.82%) TeamCity
14 128 (3.74%) Ant
15 74 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 73 (2.13%) Bitbucket
16 73 (2.13%) GitLab
17 62 (1.81%) SoapUI
17 62 (1.81%) SonarQube
18 61 (1.78%) Hudson
General
1 701 (20.46%) Finance
2 507 (14.80%) Banking
3 158 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 129 (3.77%) Front Office
5 104 (3.04%) Retail
6 68 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 64 (1.87%) Games
7 64 (1.87%) Marketing
8 44 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 32 (0.93%) Electronics
10 30 (0.88%) Publishing
11 24 (0.70%) Back Office
12 23 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.64%) Billing
13 22 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.38%) French Language
15 12 (0.35%) Advertising
15 12 (0.35%) Law
16 8 (0.23%) Legal
17 7 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2807 (81.93%) Developer
2 2352 (68.65%) Java Developer
3 430 (12.55%) Senior Developer
4 377 (11.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 211 (6.16%) Agile Developer
6 206 (6.01%) Architect
7 204 (5.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 189 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 146 (4.26%) Java Engineer
10 124 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
11 120 (3.50%) Angular Developer
12 113 (3.30%) Scala Developer
13 95 (2.77%) Lead Developer
14 91 (2.66%) Software Engineer
15 85 (2.48%) Software Developer
16 81 (2.36%) AWS Developer
16 81 (2.36%) J2EE Developer
16 81 (2.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 78 (2.28%) SQL Developer
18 69 (2.01%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1101 (32.14%) Hibernate
2 1056 (30.82%) Spring Boot
3 999 (29.16%) REST
4 915 (26.71%) Web Services
5 721 (21.04%) HTML
6 712 (20.78%) RESTful
7 677 (19.76%) J2EE
8 624 (18.21%) AngularJS
9 566 (16.52%) JSON
10 527 (15.38%) CSS
11 516 (15.06%) SOAP
12 496 (14.48%) Spring MVC
13 488 (14.24%) XML
14 437 (12.76%) HTML5
15 341 (9.95%) JMS
16 301 (8.79%) Kafka
17 299 (8.73%) Apache Camel
18 296 (8.64%) Java EE
19 282 (8.23%) jQuery
19 282 (8.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 221 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 150 (4.38%) Algorithms
3 131 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 123 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 113 (3.30%) Data Structures
6 112 (3.27%) User Experience
7 101 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
8 86 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 84 (2.45%) Virtual Team
10 73 (2.13%) Fintech
11 66 (1.93%) Mobile App
12 56 (1.63%) Derivative
13 52 (1.52%) Equities
13 52 (1.52%) Fixed Income
14 37 (1.08%) iPad
14 37 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
15 36 (1.05%) N-Tier
16 34 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
17 32 (0.93%) Cloud Native
18 29 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 548 (16.00%) Linux
2 344 (10.04%) Unix
3 71 (2.07%) Windows
4 59 (1.72%) Android
5 48 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (0.90%) Solaris
8 24 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.67%) HPUX
10 17 (0.50%) CentOS
11 16 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.23%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.20%) AIX
14 5 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.15%) VMS
15 3 (0.088%) Windows Server
16 2 (0.058%) Debian
17 1 (0.029%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.029%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2106 (61.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1313 (38.32%) TDD
3 954 (27.85%) Microservices
4 856 (24.99%) Scrum
5 724 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
6 682 (19.91%) BDD
7 652 (19.03%) MVC
8 448 (13.08%) OO
9 436 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 403 (11.76%) DevOps
11 380 (11.09%) Open Source
12 360 (10.51%) Software Engineering
13 326 (9.52%) SOA
14 325 (9.49%) Kanban
15 318 (9.28%) E-Commerce
16 260 (7.59%) Unit Testing
17 244 (7.12%) SDLC
18 225 (6.57%) Multithreading
19 211 (6.16%) Web Development
20 196 (5.72%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3338 (97.43%) Java
2 952 (27.79%) SQL
3 927 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 317 (9.25%) Scala
5 220 (6.42%) Python
6 152 (4.44%) Ruby
7 128 (3.74%) PL/SQL
8 119 (3.47%) Groovy
9 85 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 81 (2.36%) C#
11 74 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 53 (1.55%) ES6
13 49 (1.43%) C++
14 44 (1.28%) Perl
15 43 (1.26%) TypeScript
16 39 (1.14%) Go
17 38 (1.11%) XPath
18 25 (0.73%) Kotlin
19 22 (0.64%) T-SQL
20 18 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 221 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 190 (5.55%) SC Cleared
3 158 (4.61%) Degree
4 54 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 13 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.35%) ISEB
8 10 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.088%) PhD
12 2 (0.058%) CFA
13 1 (0.029%) CISA
13 1 (0.029%) CISM
13 1 (0.029%) CISSP
13 1 (0.029%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.029%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (3.94%) QA
2 26 (0.76%) MiFID
3 11 (0.32%) GCP
4 9 (0.26%) HL7
5 7 (0.20%) EMIR
5 7 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.15%) SLA
7 4 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.088%) WAI
8 3 (0.088%) WCAG
9 2 (0.058%) GDPR
10 1 (0.029%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.029%) PSD2
10 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 569 (16.61%) Docker
2 124 (3.62%) HDFS
3 95 (2.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 27 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.18%) LXC
7 6 (0.18%) vSphere
8 5 (0.15%) Varnish
9 4 (0.12%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.12%) OpenIDM
9 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.088%) NFS
11 2 (0.058%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.058%) Firmware
11 2 (0.058%) GridGain
11 2 (0.058%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.029%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 216 (6.30%) Ansible
2 209 (6.10%) Kubernetes
3 173 (5.05%) Puppet
4 106 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (2.13%) Terraform
6 49 (1.43%) Kibana
7 37 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
8 29 (0.85%) Grafana
9 27 (0.79%) Cobbler
10 16 (0.47%) Consul
11 15 (0.44%) logstash
12 12 (0.35%) Oozie
12 12 (0.35%) Rancher
13 9 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 9 (0.26%) Zipkin
14 7 (0.20%) Mesos
15 6 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.18%) Prometheus
15 6 (0.18%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 587 (17.13%) Oracle
2 121 (3.53%) IBM
3 111 (3.24%) Google
4 96 (2.80%) hybris
5 83 (2.42%) SAP
6 63 (1.84%) MuleSoft
6 63 (1.84%) TIBCO
7 54 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 54 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 54 (1.58%) Sybase
8 51 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 46 (1.34%) Adobe
10 42 (1.23%) Perforce
11 36 (1.05%) Microsoft
12 29 (0.85%) ATG
12 29 (0.85%) webMethods
13 28 (0.82%) WSO2
14 27 (0.79%) Splunk
15 21 (0.61%) Fidessa
16 20 (0.58%) Reuters