Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 82 87
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 1813 1399 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.90% 3.09% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 8.99% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1075 895
London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
London median hourly rate £40.00 - £51.25
England 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 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 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Central London +31 298 £500 +7.53% 62
South London +41 160 £525 +17.32% 1
West London -18 46 £535 +7.00% 21
East London +3 40 £550 +10.00% 7
North London -8 3 £425 - 5
Spring
England

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

1 1786 (98.51%) Java
2 1043 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (43.02%) TDD
4 590 (32.54%) Hibernate
5 539 (29.73%) Spring Boot
6 538 (29.67%) REST
7 532 (29.34%) Microservices
8 520 (28.68%) SQL
9 464 (25.59%) Web Services
10 459 (25.32%) JavaScript
11 452 (24.93%) BDD
12 446 (24.60%) Scrum
13 443 (24.43%) Finance
14 416 (22.95%) Jenkins
15 407 (22.45%) Git (software)
16 394 (21.73%) Banking
17 392 (21.62%) Maven
18 358 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
19 355 (19.58%) MVC
20 346 (19.08%) AngularJS
21 339 (18.70%) HTML
22 324 (17.87%) Docker
23 318 (17.54%) Linux
24 312 (17.21%) JUnit
25 309 (17.04%) RESTful
26 304 (16.77%) J2EE
27 287 (15.83%) JIRA
28 284 (15.66%) Spring MVC
29 273 (15.06%) Oracle
30 268 (14.78%) Amazon AWS

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
1 199 (10.98%) Confluence
2 156 (8.60%) Tomcat
3 140 (7.72%) JBoss
4 135 (7.45%) Apache Spark
5 123 (6.78%) Apache Solr
6 115 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
7 113 (6.23%) Apache
8 56 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 49 (2.70%) Jetty
10 39 (2.15%) Mule
11 38 (2.10%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.93%) WebLogic
13 31 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (0.99%) CMS
15 16 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
16 15 (0.83%) GemFire
17 13 (0.72%) nginx
18 12 (0.66%) Apache Pig
18 12 (0.66%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.055%) HipChat
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (1.43%) SAP Hybris
2 25 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.50%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.22%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.17%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.17%) thinkFolio
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%) BASE24
8 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 268 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.02%) GitHub
3 52 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (1.93%) npm
6 33 (1.82%) PaaS
7 25 (1.38%) Amazon S3
8 17 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.72%) IaaS
12 11 (0.61%) Bluemix
12 11 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
13 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.44%) Google Play
14 7 (0.39%) Trello
14 7 (0.39%) Yarn
15 6 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.33%) Serverless
16 5 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.19%) Kerberos
2 48 (2.65%) Internet
3 43 (2.37%) HTTP
4 31 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 25 (1.38%) SMS
6 24 (1.32%) LDAP
7 10 (0.55%) Firewall
8 8 (0.44%) DSL
8 8 (0.44%) Network Security
9 5 (0.28%) SSL
9 5 (0.28%) VPN
10 4 (0.22%) AMQP
10 4 (0.22%) DNS
11 3 (0.17%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.17%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
12 2 (0.11%) Intranet
12 2 (0.11%) Wireless
12 2 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 219 (12.08%) MongoDB
3 208 (11.47%) Relational Database
4 206 (11.36%) Hadoop
5 189 (10.42%) Big Data
6 185 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
7 146 (8.05%) HBase
8 138 (7.61%) MySQL
9 95 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 94 (5.18%) SQL Server
11 91 (5.02%) RDBMS
12 37 (2.04%) Oracle Database
13 32 (1.77%) Apache Hive
13 32 (1.77%) MarkLogic
14 30 (1.65%) Endeca
15 29 (1.60%) Redis
16 28 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 19 (1.05%) DB2
19 16 (0.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 416 (22.95%) Jenkins
2 407 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 392 (21.62%) Maven
4 312 (17.21%) JUnit
5 287 (15.83%) JIRA
6 192 (10.59%) Cucumber
7 177 (9.76%) Mockito
8 153 (8.44%) IntelliJ
9 132 (7.28%) Gradle
10 124 (6.84%) Selenium
11 117 (6.45%) Subversion
12 78 (4.30%) TeamCity
13 75 (4.14%) Ant
14 73 (4.03%) Eclipse
15 54 (2.98%) GitLab
16 40 (2.21%) Spock
17 33 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
18 32 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 32 (1.77%) SoapUI
19 31 (1.71%) Hudson
General
1 443 (24.43%) Finance
2 394 (21.73%) Banking
3 155 (8.55%) Investment Banking
4 128 (7.06%) Front Office
5 65 (3.59%) Retail
6 51 (2.81%) Games
7 41 (2.26%) Marketing
8 38 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.99%) Electronics
11 16 (0.88%) Back Office
12 12 (0.66%) Publishing
13 11 (0.61%) Advertising
13 11 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.55%) Law
15 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
17 5 (0.28%) Legal
17 5 (0.28%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1485 (81.91%) Developer
2 1240 (68.39%) Java Developer
3 270 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 249 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 123 (6.78%) Agile Developer
6 120 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 118 (6.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 108 (5.96%) Architect
9 79 (4.36%) Java Engineer
10 72 (3.97%) Angular Developer
11 71 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
12 63 (3.47%) AWS Developer
13 50 (2.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 49 (2.70%) Software Developer
15 48 (2.65%) Big Data Developer
15 48 (2.65%) Lead Developer
16 46 (2.54%) Data Engineer
17 43 (2.37%) J2EE Developer
17 43 (2.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 41 (2.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (32.54%) Hibernate
2 539 (29.73%) Spring Boot
3 538 (29.67%) REST
4 464 (25.59%) Web Services
5 346 (19.08%) AngularJS
6 339 (18.70%) HTML
7 309 (17.04%) RESTful
8 304 (16.77%) J2EE
9 284 (15.66%) Spring MVC
10 252 (13.90%) XML
11 232 (12.80%) CSS
11 232 (12.80%) HTML5
12 208 (11.47%) JSON
13 205 (11.31%) JMS
14 204 (11.25%) SOAP
15 200 (11.03%) Kafka
16 190 (10.48%) Apache Camel
17 153 (8.44%) Node.js
18 149 (8.22%) React
19 119 (6.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 104 (5.74%) Algorithms
3 103 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 86 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 83 (4.58%) Data Structures
6 75 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 74 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (3.70%) Fintech
9 58 (3.20%) User Experience
10 54 (2.98%) Derivative
11 51 (2.81%) Equities
11 51 (2.81%) Fixed Income
12 50 (2.76%) Virtual Team
13 41 (2.26%) Mobile App
14 32 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
15 29 (1.60%) N-Tier
16 26 (1.43%) iPad
17 25 (1.38%) Social Media
18 20 (1.10%) Client/Server
19 17 (0.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 318 (17.54%) Linux
2 234 (12.91%) Unix
3 47 (2.59%) Windows
4 31 (1.71%) Android
5 28 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.94%) Solaris
6 17 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.77%) CentOS
9 9 (0.50%) HPUX
10 8 (0.44%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.17%) VMS
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.055%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (43.02%) TDD
3 532 (29.34%) Microservices
4 452 (24.93%) BDD
5 446 (24.60%) Scrum
6 358 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
7 355 (19.58%) MVC
8 259 (14.29%) OO
9 214 (11.80%) Open Source
10 208 (11.47%) Software Engineering
11 206 (11.36%) Multithreading
12 204 (11.25%) DevOps
13 202 (11.14%) Test Automation
14 178 (9.82%) E-Commerce
15 158 (8.71%) Kanban
16 145 (8.00%) Pair Programming
17 142 (7.83%) SDLC
18 137 (7.56%) SOA
19 105 (5.79%) Unit Testing
19 105 (5.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1786 (98.51%) Java
2 520 (28.68%) SQL
3 459 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 180 (9.93%) Scala
5 126 (6.95%) Python
6 75 (4.14%) PL/SQL
7 69 (3.81%) Groovy
8 57 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 51 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 42 (2.32%) ES6
11 40 (2.21%) C#
11 40 (2.21%) Ruby
12 36 (1.99%) Perl
13 34 (1.88%) C++
14 24 (1.32%) TypeScript
15 17 (0.94%) Go
16 16 (0.88%) Clojure
17 15 (0.83%) XPath
18 14 (0.77%) Kotlin
19 12 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 179 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 157 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 103 (5.68%) Degree
4 42 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.72%) DBS Check
5 13 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.66%) ISEB
7 10 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.28%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.17%) PhD
12 2 (0.11%) CFA
13 1 (0.055%) CISA
13 1 (0.055%) CISM
13 1 (0.055%) CISSP
13 1 (0.055%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.92%) QA
2 26 (1.43%) MiFID
3 7 (0.39%) EMIR
4 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.28%) GCP
4 5 (0.28%) SLA
5 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) GDPR
7 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.055%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.055%) PSD2
7 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.055%) SEPA
System Software
1 324 (17.87%) Docker
2 87 (4.80%) HDFS
3 56 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 23 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.22%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.22%) OpenIDM
5 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.17%) NFS
6 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) GridGain
7 2 (0.11%) Varnish
7 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 153 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 127 (7.00%) Ansible
3 82 (4.52%) Puppet
4 61 (3.36%) Terraform
5 50 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.32%) Cobbler
7 16 (0.88%) Kibana
8 13 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
8 13 (0.72%) logstash
9 11 (0.61%) Grafana
10 9 (0.50%) Oozie
11 5 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.22%) Ambari
12 4 (0.22%) Nagios
12 4 (0.22%) Packer
12 4 (0.22%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.17%) Mesos
14 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 273 (15.06%) Oracle
2 53 (2.92%) IBM
3 52 (2.87%) TIBCO
4 51 (2.81%) SAP
5 49 (2.70%) hybris
6 45 (2.48%) Sybase
7 42 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.04%) MuleSoft
9 31 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 31 (1.71%) Google
10 27 (1.49%) ATG
11 25 (1.38%) Splunk
12 23 (1.27%) Adobe
13 21 (1.16%) Fidessa
14 20 (1.10%) AppDynamics
14 20 (1.10%) Microsoft
14 20 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 20 (1.10%) Reuters
15 16 (0.88%) Hortonworks
16 14 (0.77%) Solace