Period
to 26 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 April 2019 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 Spring Framework
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 38 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring 86 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.74% 6.66% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.62% 16.37% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 18
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £431 £403 £375
90th Percentile £600 £563 £512
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £35.54 -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.54 -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 272 281 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.96% 40.67% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 204 208
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £263
90th Percentile £600 £638 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 26
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £35.54 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.84% -1.28% -1.37%
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +8.11% -1.33%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Essex over the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Essex

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Essex region over the 6 months to 26 April 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea +16 59 £508 +14.69% 3
Brentwood +2 2 £466 -1.89%
Basildon +3 1 £550 +15.79%
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Spring.

1 84 (97.67%) Java
2 62 (72.09%) Microservices
3 60 (69.77%) Spring Boot
4 58 (67.44%) Amazon AWS
5 55 (63.95%) Jenkins
6 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (54.65%) TDD
7 47 (54.65%) Git (software)
7 47 (54.65%) Oracle
8 38 (44.19%) BDD
8 38 (44.19%) Java 8
9 35 (40.70%) JIRA
9 35 (40.70%) JUnit
10 33 (38.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 33 (38.37%) Docker
11 32 (37.21%) Oracle Database
11 32 (37.21%) Unix
12 31 (36.05%) Linux
13 29 (33.72%) MySQL
14 27 (31.40%) SOAP
14 27 (31.40%) SoapUI
15 26 (30.23%) Scrum
16 25 (29.07%) Red Hat
17 24 (27.91%) CentOS
18 20 (23.26%) DevOps
19 18 (20.93%) Ansible
19 18 (20.93%) REST
19 18 (20.93%) J2EE
20 17 (19.77%) Maven
21 16 (18.60%) Pair Programming

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (8.14%) Confluence
2 6 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.98%) JBoss
2 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.81%) WildFly
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.33%) Mule
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 58 (67.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.16%) GitHub
5 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.21%) Oracle Database
2 29 (33.72%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (63.95%) Jenkins
2 47 (54.65%) Git (software)
3 35 (40.70%) JIRA
3 35 (40.70%) JUnit
4 27 (31.40%) SoapUI
5 17 (19.77%) Maven
6 8 (9.30%) Artifactory
6 8 (9.30%) GitLab
7 6 (6.98%) Checkstyle
7 6 (6.98%) Robot Framework
8 3 (3.49%) CA Gen
9 2 (2.33%) Gradle
9 2 (2.33%) JMeter
9 2 (2.33%) TestNG
10 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.16%) Mockito
10 1 (1.16%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Automotive
2 2 (2.33%) Electronics
2 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Marketing
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (80.23%) Developer
2 68 (79.07%) Java Developer
3 23 (26.74%) Lead Developer
3 23 (26.74%) Lead Java Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Java Team Leader
4 10 (11.63%) Team Leader
5 8 (9.30%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Java Programmer
6 6 (6.98%) Programmer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
8 4 (4.65%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.33%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.33%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (69.77%) Spring Boot
2 27 (31.40%) SOAP
3 18 (20.93%) J2EE
3 18 (20.93%) REST
4 14 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (15.12%) Web Services
6 10 (11.63%) JMS
7 7 (8.14%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (6.98%) Apache Camel
8 6 (6.98%) JSON
8 6 (6.98%) Sensu
9 4 (4.65%) WireMock
9 4 (4.65%) XML
10 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.49%) JPA
10 3 (3.49%) Swagger
11 2 (2.33%) Lambda Expressions
11 2 (2.33%) Middleware
11 2 (2.33%) RESTful
11 2 (2.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Unix
2 31 (36.05%) Linux
3 24 (27.91%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Microservices
2 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (54.65%) TDD
4 38 (44.19%) BDD
5 33 (38.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 26 (30.23%) Scrum
7 20 (23.26%) DevOps
8 16 (18.60%) Pair Programming
9 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
10 14 (16.28%) Process Improvement
11 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement Process
12 11 (12.79%) Project Planning
13 10 (11.63%) Epics
13 10 (11.63%) Kanban
13 10 (11.63%) User Stories
14 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
15 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (5.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (97.67%) Java
2 38 (44.19%) Java 8
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.49%) Perl
5 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) OCPJP
1 10 (11.63%) Sun Certification
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) ISEB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 33 (38.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Ansible
2 11 (12.79%) Terraform
3 8 (9.30%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.98%) Kibana
4 6 (6.98%) logstash
5 5 (5.81%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.16%) Mesos
6 1 (1.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 47 (54.65%) Oracle
2 25 (29.07%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.63%) Sun
4 7 (8.14%) IBM
5 6 (6.98%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.81%) WSO2
7 3 (3.49%) BEA
7 3 (3.49%) Informatica
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.49%) Pega
7 3 (3.49%) webMethods
8 2 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) Talend