Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 77 79
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing Spring 1,821 1,377 1,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.92% 3.28% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.73% 9.34% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,395 1,030 930
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £327
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
England median daily rate £487 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +8.10% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £42.50
90th Percentile £43.75 - £56.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +19.05% +20.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,978 14,737 14,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.52% 35.08% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,124 11,032 10,587
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 78 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £38.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +16.61% +10.26%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.80 £16.29
90th Percentile £47.83 £71.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in London

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in London

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in London

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in London

Spring
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Central London +22 332 £513 +2.50% 144
South London +41 152 £530 +17.78% 5
West London +2 67 £525 +7.14% 64
East London -7 38 £550 +4.76% 8
North London 0 8 £488 - 6
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Spring.

1 1,800 (98.85%) Java
2 1,004 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (41.02%) TDD
4 581 (31.91%) Hibernate
5 563 (30.92%) Spring Boot
6 539 (29.60%) Microservices
7 524 (28.78%) REST
8 486 (26.69%) JavaScript
8 486 (26.69%) Web Services
9 474 (26.03%) BDD
10 438 (24.05%) Finance
11 429 (23.56%) SQL
12 423 (23.23%) Git (software)
13 422 (23.17%) Jenkins
14 408 (22.41%) Maven
15 397 (21.80%) Scrum
16 364 (19.99%) Banking
17 355 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
18 338 (18.56%) RESTful
19 337 (18.51%) MVC
20 322 (17.68%) Docker
21 320 (17.57%) JUnit
22 313 (17.19%) Linux
22 313 (17.19%) AngularJS
23 311 (17.08%) HTML
24 305 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
25 281 (15.43%) J2EE
26 270 (14.83%) Unix
26 270 (14.83%) NoSQL
27 266 (14.61%) Test Automation

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 157 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 156 (8.57%) JBoss
3 147 (8.07%) Confluence
4 114 (6.26%) Elasticsearch
5 109 (5.99%) Apache
6 83 (4.56%) Apache Solr
7 82 (4.50%) Apache Spark
8 64 (3.51%) Jetty
9 51 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 48 (2.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 39 (2.14%) Mule
12 38 (2.09%) WebLogic
13 37 (2.03%) WebSphere
14 30 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 24 (1.32%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.99%) Mule ESB
17 15 (0.82%) CMS
18 12 (0.66%) nginx
18 12 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
19 10 (0.55%) GemFire
Applications
1 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.055%) HipChat
3 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.32%) SAP Hybris
2 23 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.55%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.22%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.16%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.16%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Global One
7 2 (0.11%) Kondor
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.11%) RMDS
8 1 (0.055%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 305 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.40%) GitHub
3 52 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (2.42%) npm
6 35 (1.92%) PaaS
7 23 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (0.93%) IaaS
10 12 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.66%) Slack
11 11 (0.60%) Google Play
12 10 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.44%) SaaS
13 8 (0.44%) Trello
13 8 (0.44%) Yarn
14 7 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.38%) Serverless
15 6 (0.33%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.46%) HTTP
2 49 (2.69%) Internet
3 40 (2.20%) Kerberos
4 35 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.15%) SMS
6 16 (0.88%) Firewall
7 13 (0.71%) LDAP
7 13 (0.71%) SSL
8 8 (0.44%) FTP
9 7 (0.38%) Network Security
10 6 (0.33%) SMTP
11 5 (0.27%) DSL
12 4 (0.22%) DNS
13 2 (0.11%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.11%) ZigBee
14 1 (0.055%) AMQP
14 1 (0.055%) Diameter Protocol
14 1 (0.055%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.055%) SIGTRAN
14 1 (0.055%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (14.83%) NoSQL
2 236 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 221 (12.14%) Relational Database
4 166 (9.12%) MySQL
5 165 (9.06%) Hadoop
6 157 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
7 128 (7.03%) Big Data
8 122 (6.70%) SQL Server
9 106 (5.82%) RDBMS
10 98 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 95 (5.22%) HBase
12 76 (4.17%) Redis
13 38 (2.09%) DB2
14 33 (1.81%) Oracle Database
15 28 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 27 (1.48%) Endeca
16 27 (1.48%) MarkLogic
17 20 (1.10%) Apache Hive
17 20 (1.10%) Neo4j
18 19 (1.04%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 423 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 422 (23.17%) Jenkins
3 408 (22.41%) Maven
4 320 (17.57%) JUnit
5 236 (12.96%) JIRA
6 184 (10.10%) Mockito
7 173 (9.50%) Cucumber
8 150 (8.24%) Gradle
9 121 (6.64%) Selenium
10 109 (5.99%) Subversion
11 97 (5.33%) IntelliJ
12 82 (4.50%) TeamCity
13 64 (3.51%) Ant
14 58 (3.19%) Eclipse
15 35 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (1.87%) Spock
17 33 (1.81%) SoapUI
18 31 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 29 (1.59%) Hudson
19 29 (1.59%) SonarQube
General
1 438 (24.05%) Finance
2 364 (19.99%) Banking
3 161 (8.84%) Investment Banking
4 103 (5.66%) Front Office
5 68 (3.73%) Games
6 60 (3.29%) Retail
7 26 (1.43%) Law
8 23 (1.26%) Marketing
9 22 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.04%) Back Office
11 18 (0.99%) Publishing
12 10 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.27%) Advertising
15 5 (0.27%) Legal
15 5 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.22%) Electronics
17 3 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1,496 (82.15%) Developer
2 1,238 (67.98%) Java Developer
3 299 (16.42%) Senior Developer
4 267 (14.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 107 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 107 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 101 (5.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 97 (5.33%) Architect
8 91 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 69 (3.79%) AWS Developer
10 61 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 55 (3.02%) Angular Developer
12 52 (2.86%) Lead Developer
13 50 (2.75%) Software Engineer
14 46 (2.53%) Lead Java Developer
15 44 (2.42%) Java Software Engineer
15 44 (2.42%) Scala Developer
16 36 (1.98%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 35 (1.92%) J2EE Developer
17 35 (1.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (31.91%) Hibernate
2 563 (30.92%) Spring Boot
3 524 (28.78%) REST
4 486 (26.69%) Web Services
5 338 (18.56%) RESTful
6 313 (17.19%) AngularJS
7 311 (17.08%) HTML
8 281 (15.43%) J2EE
9 262 (14.39%) Spring MVC
10 229 (12.58%) JMS
11 220 (12.08%) XML
12 219 (12.03%) Node.js
13 207 (11.37%) JSON
14 202 (11.09%) HTML5
15 196 (10.76%) CSS
15 196 (10.76%) SOAP
16 172 (9.45%) Kafka
17 153 (8.40%) React
18 139 (7.63%) Apache Camel
19 106 (5.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 69 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 68 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (3.57%) Fintech
6 64 (3.51%) User Experience
7 57 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 52 (2.86%) Data Structures
9 49 (2.69%) Derivative
10 46 (2.53%) Equities
11 39 (2.14%) Fixed Income
11 39 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.92%) Virtual Team
13 33 (1.81%) iPad
14 25 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
14 25 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (1.26%) Social Media
16 20 (1.10%) Online Games
17 19 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 313 (17.19%) Linux
2 270 (14.83%) Unix
3 32 (1.76%) Android
3 32 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.70%) Windows
5 17 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 16 (0.88%) Solaris
7 15 (0.82%) CentOS
8 13 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.44%) CoreOS
10 8 (0.44%) HPUX
11 6 (0.33%) VMS
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 1 (0.055%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,004 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (41.02%) TDD
3 539 (29.60%) Microservices
4 474 (26.03%) BDD
5 397 (21.80%) Scrum
6 355 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
7 337 (18.51%) MVC
8 266 (14.61%) Test Automation
9 260 (14.28%) OO
10 225 (12.36%) Software Engineering
11 212 (11.64%) DevOps
12 203 (11.15%) Multithreading
13 200 (10.98%) Open Source
14 189 (10.38%) E-Commerce
15 145 (7.96%) Pair Programming
15 145 (7.96%) SDLC
16 144 (7.91%) Kanban
17 135 (7.41%) SOA
18 107 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
19 100 (5.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,800 (98.85%) Java
2 486 (26.69%) JavaScript
3 429 (23.56%) SQL
4 212 (11.64%) Scala
5 144 (7.91%) Python
6 95 (5.22%) Groovy
7 56 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 55 (3.02%) Ruby
9 48 (2.64%) PL/SQL
10 44 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.31%) Perl
12 38 (2.09%) C#
12 38 (2.09%) ES6
13 37 (2.03%) C++
14 23 (1.26%) TypeScript
14 23 (1.26%) XPath
15 16 (0.88%) Clojure
15 16 (0.88%) Kotlin
16 15 (0.82%) PHP
17 14 (0.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 168 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 138 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 118 (6.48%) Degree
4 43 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.66%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.27%) ISEB
11 4 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.22%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.16%) PhD
13 1 (0.055%) CFA
13 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.055%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.055%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.49%) QA
2 16 (0.88%) MiFID
3 5 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.27%) EMIR
3 5 (0.27%) GCP
4 3 (0.16%) PSD2
4 3 (0.16%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) GDPR
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) PMO
6 1 (0.055%) SEPA
System Software
1 322 (17.68%) Docker
2 55 (3.02%) HDFS
3 23 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 19 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.44%) vSphere
7 5 (0.27%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.27%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) Squid
10 1 (0.055%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 139 (7.63%) Kubernetes
2 121 (6.64%) Ansible
3 106 (5.82%) Puppet
4 77 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (2.91%) Terraform
6 33 (1.81%) Cobbler
7 15 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (0.82%) Grafana
8 13 (0.71%) Kibana
8 13 (0.71%) logstash
9 9 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.44%) Packer
11 5 (0.27%) Nagios
12 4 (0.22%) Ambari
12 4 (0.22%) Consul
12 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.16%) Graphite
13 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.16%) Mesos
13 3 (0.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 258 (14.17%) Oracle
2 54 (2.97%) IBM
3 48 (2.64%) hybris
3 48 (2.64%) Splunk
4 46 (2.53%) MuleSoft
5 45 (2.47%) TIBCO
6 43 (2.36%) Google
7 41 (2.25%) Sybase
8 33 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (1.81%) SAP
9 32 (1.76%) AppDynamics
10 31 (1.70%) Adobe
11 27 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 24 (1.32%) Microsoft
13 23 (1.26%) ATG
14 21 (1.15%) Atlassian
15 20 (1.10%) Reuters
16 17 (0.93%) Apple
16 17 (0.93%) New Relic
17 16 (0.88%) Hortonworks