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 3 months to 28 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 +37  
Contract jobs citing Spring 1361 1371 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.27% 2.78% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 9.83% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 999 663
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +21.92%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 28 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
London +8 691 £500 -3.38% 206
South East -15 165 £463 +15.62% 45
South West +18 106 £385 +2.53% 38
North West +18 94 £438 +16.66% 40
Yorkshire -7 81 £400 -5.88% 33
East of England +23 68 £458 -0.43% 24
East Midlands +33 63 £400 +23.07% 15
North East +16 54 £383 +17.69% 5
West Midlands -34 30 £425 +3.03% 6
Midlands +9 4 £400 -27.27%
South Coast - 1 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 2513 (94.97%) Java
2 1675 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1044 (39.46%) Hibernate
4 959 (36.24%) TDD
5 875 (33.07%) JavaScript
6 803 (30.35%) REST
7 745 (28.16%) HTML
8 740 (27.97%) SQL
9 725 (27.40%) Web Services
10 680 (25.70%) Scrum
11 670 (25.32%) Git (software)
12 645 (24.38%) Jenkins
13 618 (23.36%) J2EE
14 613 (23.17%) Maven
15 597 (22.56%) Oracle
16 594 (22.45%) CSS
17 553 (20.90%) Finance
18 532 (20.11%) JUnit
19 530 (20.03%) XML
20 520 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
21 512 (19.35%) MVC
22 507 (19.16%) Linux
23 501 (18.93%) SOAP
24 499 (18.86%) BDD
25 493 (18.63%) Microservices
26 478 (18.07%) RESTful
27 471 (17.80%) AngularJS
28 451 (17.04%) JSON
29 403 (15.23%) Spring Boot
30 402 (15.19%) Spring MVC

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
1 296 (11.19%) Tomcat
2 226 (8.54%) Confluence
3 220 (8.31%) JBoss
4 207 (7.82%) WebSphere
5 201 (7.60%) Apache
6 149 (5.63%) WebLogic
7 135 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 103 (3.89%) Apache Spark
9 91 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
10 80 (3.02%) CMS
11 67 (2.53%) Mule
12 53 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 51 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
14 40 (1.51%) Mule ESB
14 40 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
15 36 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 33 (1.25%) Apache Solr
17 29 (1.10%) GlassFish
17 29 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
18 27 (1.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.19%) MS Office
2 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.038%) HipChat
4 1 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
2 25 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.076%) Global One
9 2 (0.076%) Magento
9 2 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.038%) BondVision
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.038%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.038%) RMDS
10 1 (0.038%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 246 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (3.51%) GitHub
3 60 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (2.04%) PaaS
6 35 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
8 30 (1.13%) IaaS
9 25 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.64%) OpenShift
12 16 (0.60%) Twilio
13 13 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.30%) Slack
16 7 (0.26%) Bluemix
16 7 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
17 6 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 158 (5.97%) HTTP
2 67 (2.53%) Internet
3 30 (1.13%) LDAP
4 18 (0.68%) SSL
4 18 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.42%) AMQP
7 7 (0.26%) RTP
7 7 (0.26%) RTSP
8 6 (0.23%) Skype
8 6 (0.23%) SNMP
9 5 (0.19%) Intranet
9 5 (0.19%) Network Security
10 4 (0.15%) Firewall
11 2 (0.076%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.076%) FTP
11 2 (0.076%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.076%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.076%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (0.076%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (11.60%) Relational Database
2 281 (10.62%) MongoDB
3 259 (9.79%) NoSQL
4 222 (8.39%) MySQL
5 163 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
6 135 (5.10%) Big Data
7 126 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 121 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 121 (4.57%) Oracle Database
9 118 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 81 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 70 (2.65%) DB2
12 61 (2.31%) Redis
13 45 (1.70%) HBase
14 41 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
15 40 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 39 (1.47%) Apache Hive
16 39 (1.47%) Endeca
17 36 (1.36%) Hazelcast
18 27 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 670 (25.32%) Git (software)
2 645 (24.38%) Jenkins
3 613 (23.17%) Maven
4 532 (20.11%) JUnit
5 378 (14.29%) JIRA
6 278 (10.51%) Mockito
7 239 (9.03%) Cucumber
8 235 (8.88%) Subversion
9 213 (8.05%) Gradle
10 204 (7.71%) Selenium
11 166 (6.27%) Eclipse
12 152 (5.74%) Ant
13 116 (4.38%) IntelliJ
14 90 (3.40%) TeamCity
15 78 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 68 (2.57%) Spock
17 59 (2.23%) Hudson
18 55 (2.08%) Bitbucket
19 49 (1.85%) SoapUI
20 42 (1.59%) JBehave
General
1 553 (20.90%) Finance
2 394 (14.89%) Banking
3 130 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 88 (3.33%) Retail
5 81 (3.06%) Front Office
6 50 (1.89%) Games
7 47 (1.78%) Publishing
8 45 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.25%) Marketing
10 26 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.94%) Electronics
12 20 (0.76%) Back Office
13 17 (0.64%) Law
13 17 (0.64%) Legal
13 17 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.38%) Billing
16 9 (0.34%) Advertising
17 7 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2131 (80.54%) Developer
2 1753 (66.25%) Java Developer
3 368 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 313 (11.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 237 (8.96%) Architect
6 215 (8.13%) Agile Developer
7 212 (8.01%) Agile Java Developer
8 124 (4.69%) Java Engineer
9 107 (4.04%) Scala Developer
10 96 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
11 83 (3.14%) Java Architect
12 81 (3.06%) Software Engineer
13 75 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
14 70 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
15 67 (2.53%) J2EE Developer
16 64 (2.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 57 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 57 (2.15%) Senior Agile Developer
17 57 (2.15%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 56 (2.12%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (39.46%) Hibernate
2 803 (30.35%) REST
3 745 (28.16%) HTML
4 725 (27.40%) Web Services
5 618 (23.36%) J2EE
6 594 (22.45%) CSS
7 530 (20.03%) XML
8 501 (18.93%) SOAP
9 478 (18.07%) RESTful
10 471 (17.80%) AngularJS
11 451 (17.04%) JSON
12 403 (15.23%) Spring Boot
13 402 (15.19%) Spring MVC
14 383 (14.47%) HTML5
15 314 (11.87%) Java EE
16 274 (10.36%) JMS
17 258 (9.75%) JPA
18 256 (9.67%) jQuery
19 244 (9.22%) CSS3
20 241 (9.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
3 101 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 89 (3.36%) User Experience
5 68 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 55 (2.08%) Derivative
7 52 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 41 (1.55%) iPad
9 40 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 39 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 38 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.32%) Algorithms
13 31 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.06%) Social Media
15 24 (0.91%) Equities
15 24 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (0.79%) Fintech
17 18 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
18 17 (0.64%) Cloud Native
18 17 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 507 (19.16%) Linux
2 300 (11.34%) Unix
3 65 (2.46%) Windows
4 38 (1.44%) Android
5 26 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.76%) Solaris
8 15 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.45%) HPUX
9 12 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.23%) CentOS
11 5 (0.19%) VMS
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.076%) AIX
13 2 (0.076%) Debian
14 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1675 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
2 959 (36.24%) TDD
3 680 (25.70%) Scrum
4 520 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
5 512 (19.35%) MVC
6 499 (18.86%) BDD
7 493 (18.63%) Microservices
8 383 (14.47%) OO
9 355 (13.42%) Open Source
10 318 (12.02%) DevOps
11 270 (10.20%) E-Commerce
12 267 (10.09%) Software Engineering
13 264 (9.98%) SOA
14 246 (9.30%) Unit Testing
15 207 (7.82%) Kanban
16 206 (7.79%) Pair Programming
17 168 (6.35%) SDLC
18 166 (6.27%) Automated Testing
19 157 (5.93%) Web Development
20 153 (5.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2513 (94.97%) Java
2 875 (33.07%) JavaScript
3 740 (27.97%) SQL
4 315 (11.90%) Scala
5 222 (8.39%) Python
6 171 (6.46%) Ruby
7 139 (5.25%) PL/SQL
8 134 (5.06%) C#
9 106 (4.01%) Groovy
10 101 (3.82%) Shell Script
11 54 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.70%) PHP
13 42 (1.59%) Perl
14 38 (1.44%) XPath
15 33 (1.25%) Korn
16 28 (1.06%) C++
17 27 (1.02%) Go
18 24 (0.91%) C
18 24 (0.91%) Clojure
19 19 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 153 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 135 (5.10%) Degree
3 101 (3.82%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 31 (1.17%) Sun Certification
6 14 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 11 (0.42%) ISEB
8 11 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.26%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.11%) CISA
11 3 (0.11%) CISM
11 3 (0.11%) CISSP
11 3 (0.11%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.11%) OCPJWCD
12 2 (0.076%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.038%) Brainbench
13 1 (0.038%) PMP
13 1 (0.038%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.68%) QA
2 39 (1.47%) MiFID
3 24 (0.91%) EMIR
4 23 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
5 18 (0.68%) SLA
6 17 (0.64%) FATCA
7 12 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.19%) SDET
10 3 (0.11%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.11%) WAI
10 3 (0.11%) WCAG
11 2 (0.076%) HL7
12 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.038%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.038%) PMO
System Software
1 288 (10.88%) Docker
2 32 (1.21%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.45%) HDFS
3 12 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (0.34%) LXC
5 9 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.19%) Varnish
7 4 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.076%) vSphere
9 1 (0.038%) NDS
9 1 (0.038%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.038%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 147 (5.56%) Puppet
2 92 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (3.06%) Ansible
4 42 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 14 (0.53%) Kibana
7 8 (0.30%) logstash
7 8 (0.30%) Nagios
7 8 (0.30%) Terraform
8 6 (0.23%) Grafana
8 6 (0.23%) Mesos
9 5 (0.19%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.19%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.15%) CloudHub
10 4 (0.15%) Salt
11 3 (0.11%) Consul
11 3 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.076%) Marathon
12 2 (0.076%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.038%) rkt
Vendors
1 597 (22.56%) Oracle
2 113 (4.27%) Google
3 103 (3.89%) hybris
4 80 (3.02%) IBM
5 78 (2.95%) Adobe
6 70 (2.65%) MuleSoft
7 63 (2.38%) ATG
8 58 (2.19%) Sybase
9 50 (1.89%) Perforce
10 41 (1.55%) SAP
11 38 (1.44%) Solace
12 36 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 33 (1.25%) TIBCO
14 31 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.17%) Splunk
15 29 (1.10%) Atlassian
16 25 (0.94%) Microsoft
16 25 (0.94%) New Relic
17 22 (0.83%) VMware
18 20 (0.76%) BEA
Surrey
Oscar
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £370 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £420 per day, 6 month rolling contract with view to entend
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 per day 6 month contract with view to extend
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day 450-475 (flex)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £525 per day + Remote Working
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago