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 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 70 119
Rank change year-on-year +7 +49  
Contract jobs citing Spring 1500 1522 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.47% 3.07% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.78% 10.57% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 1173 680
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -19.09%  
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 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 13919 14406 14028
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.19% 29.05% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 10258 9554
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 175 197
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
London +15 774 £500 - 218
South East -8 247 £475 - 77
Yorkshire +6 115 £420 -1.17% 30
North West +12 106 £450 +1.40% 52
South West -8 81 £405 +8.00% 44
East of England +22 70 £425 -5.55% 29
West Midlands -23 55 £525 +22.09% 19
East Midlands -11 28 £425 +21.42% 12
North East +74 18 £475 +15.85% 4
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 2720 (95.74%) Java
2 1783 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1041 (36.64%) TDD
4 1033 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 855 (30.10%) JavaScript
6 837 (29.46%) REST
7 818 (28.79%) SQL
8 795 (27.98%) Git (software)
9 758 (26.68%) Jenkins
10 757 (26.65%) HTML
11 711 (25.03%) Scrum
12 697 (24.53%) Microservices
13 674 (23.72%) Web Services
14 637 (22.42%) Maven
15 618 (21.75%) CSS
16 612 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
17 604 (21.26%) Spring Boot
18 603 (21.22%) JUnit
19 597 (21.01%) J2EE
20 582 (20.49%) MVC
21 579 (20.38%) Oracle
22 567 (19.96%) Finance
23 550 (19.36%) Linux
24 524 (18.44%) SOAP
25 514 (18.09%) RESTful
26 504 (17.74%) XML
27 489 (17.21%) AngularJS
28 469 (16.51%) BDD
28 469 (16.51%) JSON
29 453 (15.95%) 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
1 280 (9.86%) Confluence
2 277 (9.75%) JBoss
3 256 (9.01%) Tomcat
4 228 (8.03%) Apache
5 199 (7.00%) WebSphere
6 162 (5.70%) WebLogic
7 110 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 106 (3.73%) Apache Spark
9 101 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
10 83 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
11 75 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 68 (2.39%) Apache Solr
13 67 (2.36%) CMS
14 61 (2.15%) Mule
15 41 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 41 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
16 30 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
17 26 (0.92%) GlassFish
18 23 (0.81%) nginx
19 21 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.035%) HipChat
6 1 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
2 25 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
7 3 (0.11%) Global One
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.070%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.035%) Actimize
9 1 (0.035%) BASE24
9 1 (0.035%) BondVision
9 1 (0.035%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.035%) Magento
9 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.035%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.035%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 307 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (4.44%) GitHub
3 78 (2.75%) PaaS
4 75 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 54 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (1.87%) OpenShift
7 35 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
7 35 (1.23%) IaaS
8 30 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.92%) Twilio
10 21 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (0.60%) Bluemix
11 17 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
11 17 (0.60%) SaaS
12 15 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.53%) Heroku
13 11 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 11 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 183 (6.44%) HTTP
2 78 (2.75%) Internet
3 42 (1.48%) LDAP
4 35 (1.23%) SSL
5 31 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.53%) Kerberos
7 13 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.39%) Firewall
9 9 (0.32%) Intranet
10 8 (0.28%) SMS
11 6 (0.21%) 3GPP
11 6 (0.21%) AMQP
11 6 (0.21%) Diameter Protocol
11 6 (0.21%) Network Security
11 6 (0.21%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (0.21%) Skype
11 6 (0.21%) X.509
12 3 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.11%) VPN
13 2 (0.070%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (12.32%) Relational Database
2 346 (12.18%) MongoDB
3 295 (10.38%) MySQL
4 294 (10.35%) NoSQL
5 168 (5.91%) Big Data
6 164 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (5.24%) Hadoop
8 133 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 131 (4.61%) SQL Server
10 129 (4.54%) Oracle Database
11 100 (3.52%) RDBMS
12 62 (2.18%) HBase
13 57 (2.01%) DB2
14 55 (1.94%) Redis
15 43 (1.51%) Endeca
16 41 (1.44%) Apache Hive
16 41 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
17 36 (1.27%) MariaDB
18 34 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
19 33 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 795 (27.98%) Git (software)
2 758 (26.68%) Jenkins
3 637 (22.42%) Maven
4 603 (21.22%) JUnit
5 432 (15.21%) JIRA
6 287 (10.10%) Mockito
7 251 (8.83%) Subversion
8 250 (8.80%) Cucumber
9 196 (6.90%) Gradle
9 196 (6.90%) Selenium
10 175 (6.16%) IntelliJ
11 169 (5.95%) Eclipse
12 119 (4.19%) Ant
13 74 (2.60%) TeamCity
14 70 (2.46%) Bitbucket
15 60 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (1.80%) Hudson
17 48 (1.69%) jMock
18 46 (1.62%) Mercurial
19 45 (1.58%) SonarQube
General
1 567 (19.96%) Finance
2 443 (15.59%) Banking
3 137 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 121 (4.26%) Front Office
5 80 (2.82%) Retail
6 52 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.34%) Marketing
8 36 (1.27%) Games
9 31 (1.09%) Billing
9 31 (1.09%) Publishing
10 24 (0.84%) Electronics
10 24 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.74%) Advertising
12 18 (0.63%) Back Office
12 18 (0.63%) Law
13 16 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.35%) Legal
15 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2330 (82.01%) Developer
2 1883 (66.28%) Java Developer
3 342 (12.04%) Senior Developer
4 265 (9.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 217 (7.64%) Architect
6 172 (6.05%) Agile Developer
7 170 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 139 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 139 (4.89%) Scala Developer
9 129 (4.54%) Java Engineer
10 92 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 87 (3.06%) Software Engineer
12 77 (2.71%) Angular Developer
13 75 (2.64%) Java Architect
14 69 (2.43%) Java Scala Developer
15 62 (2.18%) AWS Developer
16 61 (2.15%) Software Developer
17 60 (2.11%) Technical Architect
18 59 (2.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 58 (2.04%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1033 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 837 (29.46%) REST
3 757 (26.65%) HTML
4 674 (23.72%) Web Services
5 618 (21.75%) CSS
6 604 (21.26%) Spring Boot
7 597 (21.01%) J2EE
8 524 (18.44%) SOAP
9 514 (18.09%) RESTful
10 504 (17.74%) XML
11 489 (17.21%) AngularJS
12 469 (16.51%) JSON
13 453 (15.95%) Spring MVC
14 399 (14.04%) HTML5
15 293 (10.31%) Java EE
16 279 (9.82%) JMS
17 267 (9.40%) JPA
18 240 (8.45%) JSP
19 232 (8.17%) Node.js
20 228 (8.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 214 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
2 137 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 119 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 118 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (3.59%) User Experience
6 93 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 58 (2.04%) Derivative
8 57 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 55 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 50 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 49 (1.72%) Fixed Income
11 49 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 43 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.51%) iPad
13 35 (1.23%) Equities
14 32 (1.13%) Fintech
14 32 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
15 31 (1.09%) Cloud Native
16 25 (0.88%) Social Media
17 24 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 550 (19.36%) Linux
2 306 (10.77%) Unix
3 64 (2.25%) Windows
4 50 (1.76%) Android
5 26 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.77%) Solaris
8 18 (0.63%) HPUX
9 17 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.42%) CentOS
12 9 (0.32%) VMS
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.14%) AIX
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
16 1 (0.035%) Debian
16 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1783 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1041 (36.64%) TDD
3 711 (25.03%) Scrum
4 697 (24.53%) Microservices
5 612 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
6 582 (20.49%) MVC
7 469 (16.51%) BDD
8 443 (15.59%) DevOps
9 426 (14.99%) Open Source
10 391 (13.76%) OO
11 390 (13.73%) Test Automation
12 295 (10.38%) Software Engineering
13 281 (9.89%) Unit Testing
14 269 (9.47%) SOA
15 244 (8.59%) E-Commerce
16 223 (7.85%) Kanban
17 194 (6.83%) Pair Programming
18 193 (6.79%) SDLC
19 159 (5.60%) Web Development
20 150 (5.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2720 (95.74%) Java
2 855 (30.10%) JavaScript
3 818 (28.79%) SQL
4 305 (10.74%) Scala
5 216 (7.60%) Python
6 193 (6.79%) Ruby
7 156 (5.49%) C#
8 149 (5.24%) PL/SQL
9 85 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 71 (2.50%) Groovy
11 63 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 50 (1.76%) Perl
13 44 (1.55%) Go
14 40 (1.41%) C++
15 38 (1.34%) ES6
16 32 (1.13%) TypeScript
17 30 (1.06%) PHP
18 19 (0.67%) C
19 14 (0.49%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 131 (4.61%) Degree
3 116 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 54 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 19 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.32%) ISEB
8 9 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.32%) OCPJP
9 6 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.18%) CISA
10 5 (0.18%) CISM
10 5 (0.18%) CISSP
11 2 (0.070%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.070%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.035%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.035%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.17%) QA
2 55 (1.94%) MiFID
3 23 (0.81%) EMIR
4 21 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.39%) SLA
7 5 (0.18%) FedRAMP
8 4 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 330 (11.62%) Docker
2 35 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 34 (1.20%) HDFS
4 30 (1.06%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.32%) LXC
5 9 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.25%) Varnish
7 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.11%) NFS
8 3 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (0.11%) vSphere
9 2 (0.070%) GridGain
9 2 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.035%) NDS
10 1 (0.035%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 149 (5.24%) Puppet
2 103 (3.63%) Ansible
3 94 (3.31%) Kubernetes
4 86 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 19 (0.67%) Terraform
6 18 (0.63%) Kibana
7 15 (0.53%) Oozie
8 11 (0.39%) Grafana
9 10 (0.35%) logstash
9 10 (0.35%) Mesos
10 9 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.28%) Consul
12 6 (0.21%) OpenAM
13 4 (0.14%) Control-M
13 4 (0.14%) Marathon
13 4 (0.14%) Nagios
13 4 (0.14%) OpenIDM
14 3 (0.11%) TeamSite
14 3 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 579 (20.38%) Oracle
2 134 (4.72%) Google
3 86 (3.03%) hybris
4 76 (2.68%) IBM
5 69 (2.43%) Adobe
6 67 (2.36%) MuleSoft
7 62 (2.18%) Sybase
8 61 (2.15%) SAP
9 52 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 51 (1.80%) ATG
11 46 (1.62%) Perforce
12 42 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
13 33 (1.16%) TIBCO
13 33 (1.16%) webMethods
14 29 (1.02%) Splunk
15 24 (0.84%) AppDynamics
15 24 (0.84%) Atlassian
16 22 (0.77%) Microsoft
16 22 (0.77%) New Relic
17 20 (0.70%) VMware
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