Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 75 128
Rank change year-on-year +15 +53 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 606 463 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.60% 2.78% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.06% 10.35% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 325 225
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £310 £313
90th Percentile £599 £575 £520
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +14.29%
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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4641 4473 5095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.56% 26.82% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2710 3290
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 122
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £14.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.05 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the South East

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the South East

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the South East

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the South East

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +17 325 £450 -4.26% 36
Buckinghamshire +60 220 £425 +21.29% 6
Surrey +49 119 £500 - 18
West Sussex +32 95 £463 -3.90% 2
Oxfordshire -35 58 £525 +10.53% 10
Berkshire -3 47 £450 +3.45% 20
Hampshire -17 42 £440 +1.15% 11
East Sussex -13 20 £575 +43.75%
Middlesex -5 5 £425 +12.58%
Kent -13 2 £525 +7.69%
Sussex - 1 - - 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 581 (95.87%) Java
2 378 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (36.30%) REST
4 213 (35.15%) Spring Boot
5 207 (34.16%) Microservices
6 178 (29.37%) Jenkins
7 174 (28.71%) Git (software)
7 174 (28.71%) TDD
8 162 (26.73%) Hibernate
9 157 (25.91%) Web Services
10 154 (25.41%) Scrum
11 153 (25.25%) JavaScript
12 149 (24.59%) HTML
13 147 (24.26%) Maven
14 146 (24.09%) JSON
14 146 (24.09%) RESTful
15 142 (23.43%) J2EE
16 136 (22.44%) SQL
17 132 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
18 127 (20.96%) CSS
19 125 (20.63%) JUnit
20 111 (18.32%) AngularJS
21 107 (17.66%) MVC
22 105 (17.33%) SOAP
23 103 (17.00%) Oracle
23 103 (17.00%) Docker
24 102 (16.83%) Linux
25 101 (16.67%) SOA
26 96 (15.84%) XML
27 95 (15.68%) DevOps

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 69 (11.39%) Apache
2 59 (9.74%) WebLogic
3 53 (8.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 51 (8.42%) Tomcat
5 41 (6.77%) Apache Spark
6 38 (6.27%) JBoss
7 36 (5.94%) WebSphere
8 32 (5.28%) Confluence
8 32 (5.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (2.48%) GemFire
12 12 (1.98%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (1.16%) Mule
15 6 (0.99%) Liferay
16 5 (0.83%) CMS
16 5 (0.83%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 16 (2.64%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 80 (13.20%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.95%) GitHub
3 27 (4.46%) PaaS
4 15 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.31%) OpenShift
6 13 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.16%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.83%) Google Checkout
8 5 (0.83%) Serverless
9 4 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.66%) Bluemix
9 4 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.50%) SaaS
10 3 (0.50%) Slack
11 2 (0.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.40%) HTTP
2 16 (2.64%) SSL
2 16 (2.64%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.49%) Internet
4 5 (0.83%) Intranet
5 2 (0.33%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.59%) Hadoop
2 44 (7.26%) MySQL
3 43 (7.10%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 38 (6.27%) Big Data
6 35 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 35 (5.78%) SQL Server
7 24 (3.96%) HBase
8 23 (3.80%) Redis
8 23 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.81%) DB2
10 14 (2.31%) Apache Hive
11 13 (2.15%) OLTP
11 13 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 178 (29.37%) Jenkins
2 174 (28.71%) Git (software)
3 147 (24.26%) Maven
4 125 (20.63%) JUnit
5 70 (11.55%) JIRA
6 59 (9.74%) Eclipse
7 46 (7.59%) Subversion
8 42 (6.93%) Selenium
9 41 (6.77%) Mockito
10 38 (6.27%) Gradle
11 36 (5.94%) IntelliJ
12 22 (3.63%) Cucumber
13 21 (3.47%) Ant
14 15 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (2.48%) TeamCity
15 14 (2.31%) Bitbucket
15 14 (2.31%) Hudson
16 12 (1.98%) git-flow
17 11 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
18 10 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 94 (15.51%) Finance
2 54 (8.91%) Banking
3 15 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.31%) Publishing
5 12 (1.98%) Retail
6 10 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.99%) Marketing
8 4 (0.66%) Electronics
8 4 (0.66%) Games
8 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Billing
10 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 499 (82.34%) Developer
2 406 (67.00%) Java Developer
3 70 (11.55%) Senior Developer
4 62 (10.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (5.94%) Scala Developer
6 35 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (4.46%) Angular Developer
7 27 (4.46%) Java Engineer
8 26 (4.29%) Architect
9 23 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (3.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 22 (3.63%) Java Scala Developer
11 19 (3.14%) Lead Developer
12 18 (2.97%) Senior Java Engineer
13 17 (2.81%) HTML Developer
14 16 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.48%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.48%) Software Developer
16 14 (2.31%) Agile Java Developer
16 14 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (36.30%) REST
2 213 (35.15%) Spring Boot
3 162 (26.73%) Hibernate
4 157 (25.91%) Web Services
5 149 (24.59%) HTML
6 146 (24.09%) JSON
6 146 (24.09%) RESTful
7 142 (23.43%) J2EE
8 127 (20.96%) CSS
9 111 (18.32%) AngularJS
10 105 (17.33%) SOAP
11 96 (15.84%) XML
12 94 (15.51%) HTML5
13 72 (11.88%) Spring MVC
14 70 (11.55%) Java EE
15 69 (11.39%) JMS
16 64 (10.56%) RabbitMQ
17 57 (9.41%) jQuery
17 57 (9.41%) Kafka
18 54 (8.91%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.13%) User Experience
2 24 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.63%) Virtual Team
4 21 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.15%) Replication
6 12 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.66%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.66%) iPad
10 4 (0.66%) Online Games
11 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.33%) Fintech
12 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.17%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 102 (16.83%) Linux
2 62 (10.23%) Unix
3 15 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.32%) Windows
5 6 (0.99%) Android
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.50%) HPUX
8 2 (0.33%) CentOS
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (34.16%) Microservices
3 174 (28.71%) TDD
4 154 (25.41%) Scrum
5 132 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (17.66%) MVC
7 101 (16.67%) SOA
8 95 (15.68%) DevOps
9 92 (15.18%) BDD
10 85 (14.03%) Unit Testing
11 67 (11.06%) Kanban
12 53 (8.75%) Open Source
13 48 (7.92%) Test Automation
14 42 (6.93%) API Development
15 37 (6.11%) Configuration Management
15 37 (6.11%) Web Development
16 35 (5.78%) SDLC
17 31 (5.12%) OO
17 31 (5.12%) System Testing
18 30 (4.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 581 (95.87%) Java
2 153 (25.25%) JavaScript
3 136 (22.44%) SQL
4 58 (9.57%) Ruby
4 58 (9.57%) Scala
5 27 (4.46%) Python
6 26 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 18 (2.97%) Go
8 17 (2.81%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.64%) XPath
10 10 (1.65%) Groovy
11 4 (0.66%) C#
11 4 (0.66%) ES6
12 3 (0.50%) C++
12 3 (0.50%) Perl
13 2 (0.33%) GraphQL
13 2 (0.33%) Haskell
14 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.17%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 33 (5.45%) Degree
2 8 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.78%) QA
2 7 (1.16%) GCP
3 2 (0.33%) WAI
3 2 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (17.00%) Docker
2 36 (5.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 24 (3.96%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (6.60%) Ansible
2 34 (5.61%) Puppet
3 20 (3.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 18 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.64%) Grafana
5 16 (2.64%) Kibana
6 14 (2.31%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.99%) Terraform
8 5 (0.83%) Consul
9 3 (0.50%) Mesos
10 2 (0.33%) logstash
10 2 (0.33%) Oozie
10 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 103 (17.00%) Oracle
2 36 (5.94%) IBM
3 28 (4.62%) Google
4 17 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.64%) webMethods
6 15 (2.48%) SAP
7 14 (2.31%) MuleSoft
8 13 (2.15%) hybris
9 11 (1.82%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.16%) Adobe
11 6 (0.99%) Apigee
11 6 (0.99%) WSO2
12 5 (0.83%) Coremetrics
12 5 (0.83%) PayPal
12 5 (0.83%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.66%) HP
13 4 (0.66%) Northgate
13 4 (0.66%) OpenText
14 3 (0.50%) Avaya
14 3 (0.50%) BEA