Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 60 70
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 446 639 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.00% 3.75% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.74% 11.83% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 429 316
South East median daily rate £463 £485 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.64% +3.47% +7.14%
10th Percentile £369 £350 £325
90th Percentile £588 £588 £580
England median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -5.03%
10th Percentile £45.53 £42.13 £41.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -25.44%

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 4,154 5,402 4,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.91% 31.67% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,636 3,460 2,666
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £293
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 104 85
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £18.91 £10.74 £13.10
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.63 £56.10
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.53 £40.50
% change year-on-year +5.95% +2.54% +8.00%

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 18 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the South East over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 July 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
Thames Valley +2 172 £450 +5.88% 78
Hampshire -7 143 £475 -1.30% 27
Buckinghamshire -7 81 £433 -1.14% 26
Surrey -19 80 £500 - 29
Berkshire 0 69 £450 +5.88% 35
West Sussex -16 24 £400 -16.67% 7
Oxfordshire +21 23 £530 +27.71% 18
East Sussex -8 18 £563 +21.62% 8
Kent - 6 £438 - 7
Middlesex +6 4 £425 - 1
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 402 (90.13%) Java
2 269 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (34.98%) Java 8
4 149 (33.41%) JavaScript
5 147 (32.96%) TDD
6 146 (32.74%) Scrum
7 139 (31.17%) Spring Boot
8 131 (29.37%) Git (software)
9 126 (28.25%) Microservices
10 124 (27.80%) SQL
11 116 (26.01%) Jenkins
12 113 (25.34%) HTML
13 108 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
14 106 (23.77%) AngularJS
15 95 (21.30%) Maven
16 92 (20.63%) Linux
17 91 (20.40%) RESTful
18 90 (20.18%) REST
19 85 (19.06%) Docker
19 85 (19.06%) JSON
19 85 (19.06%) Hibernate
20 78 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
21 77 (17.26%) BDD
22 76 (17.04%) Finance
23 75 (16.82%) CSS
24 72 (16.14%) JIRA
25 69 (15.47%) React
26 66 (14.80%) J2EE
27 65 (14.57%) MVC
28 59 (13.23%) Oracle

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 38 (8.52%) Apache
2 35 (7.85%) Confluence
3 28 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 24 (5.38%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.36%) JBoss
6 10 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.24%) GeoServer
6 10 (2.24%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.35%) CMS
8 5 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.12%) Jetty
8 5 (1.12%) Mule
8 5 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.90%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.45%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 78 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.38%) GitHub
3 23 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.91%) PaaS
5 12 (2.69%) SaaS
6 9 (2.02%) npm
7 8 (1.79%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.57%) Apigee
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.12%) Yarn
10 4 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.90%) Datadog
10 4 (0.90%) Serverless
11 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.45%) Heroku
12 2 (0.45%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) HTTP
2 6 (1.35%) DNS
2 6 (1.35%) FTP
3 5 (1.12%) SSL
3 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.67%) Broadband
4 3 (0.67%) Firewall
4 3 (0.67%) Internet
4 3 (0.67%) Intranet
4 3 (0.67%) SNMP
5 2 (0.45%) AMQP
5 2 (0.45%) LAN
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.22%) INAP
6 1 (0.22%) SMPP
6 1 (0.22%) SSH
6 1 (0.22%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.00%) NoSQL
2 55 (12.33%) Relational Database
3 44 (9.87%) SQL Server
4 37 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (6.73%) Hadoop
6 27 (6.05%) MySQL
7 26 (5.83%) Big Data
8 23 (5.16%) MongoDB
9 19 (4.26%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.36%) HBase
10 15 (3.36%) Oracle Database
11 14 (3.14%) Parquet
12 12 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.24%) GIS
14 6 (1.35%) DB2
15 5 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.12%) NuoDB
16 4 (0.90%) Cloudera CDH
16 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.67%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 131 (29.37%) Git (software)
2 116 (26.01%) Jenkins
3 95 (21.30%) Maven
4 72 (16.14%) JIRA
5 58 (13.00%) JUnit
6 38 (8.52%) Mockito
7 27 (6.05%) Gradle
8 25 (5.61%) Selenium
9 24 (5.38%) Subversion
10 22 (4.93%) Bitbucket
10 22 (4.93%) IntelliJ
11 19 (4.26%) Eclipse
11 19 (4.26%) JMeter
12 18 (4.04%) SonarQube
13 13 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (2.69%) DbUnit
14 12 (2.69%) Vagrant
15 11 (2.47%) Cucumber
15 11 (2.47%) webpack
16 10 (2.24%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (17.04%) Finance
2 26 (5.83%) Banking
3 12 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.24%) Retail
5 5 (1.12%) Automotive
6 4 (0.90%) Billing
7 3 (0.67%) Electronics
7 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
7 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 356 (79.82%) Developer
2 260 (58.30%) Java Developer
3 58 (13.00%) Senior Developer
4 50 (11.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (6.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 25 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (3.81%) Angular Developer
8 16 (3.59%) Backend Developer
9 15 (3.36%) .NET Developer
10 13 (2.91%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (2.91%) Java Engineer
10 13 (2.91%) Scala Developer
11 12 (2.69%) React Developer
11 12 (2.69%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.47%) Analyst
12 11 (2.47%) Tester
13 10 (2.24%) Applications Engineer
14 9 (2.02%) SQL Developer
15 8 (1.79%) C# Developer
15 8 (1.79%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (31.17%) Spring Boot
2 113 (25.34%) HTML
3 106 (23.77%) AngularJS
4 91 (20.40%) RESTful
5 90 (20.18%) REST
6 85 (19.06%) Hibernate
6 85 (19.06%) JSON
7 75 (16.82%) CSS
8 69 (15.47%) React
9 66 (14.80%) J2EE
10 58 (13.00%) XML
11 49 (10.99%) Kafka
11 49 (10.99%) Node.js
12 47 (10.54%) HTML5
13 40 (8.97%) Java EE
13 40 (8.97%) Web Services
14 37 (8.30%) .NET
15 35 (7.85%) SOAP
16 33 (7.40%) jQuery
16 33 (7.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (2.91%) Virtual Team
4 12 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.02%) Replication
6 9 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.02%) User Experience
7 7 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 92 (20.63%) Linux
2 34 (7.62%) Unix
3 29 (6.50%) Windows
4 18 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.59%) Android
6 9 (2.02%) VMS
7 7 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.35%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.12%) CentOS
9 5 (1.12%) Debian
9 5 (1.12%) OpenVMS
9 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (32.96%) TDD
3 146 (32.74%) Scrum
4 126 (28.25%) Microservices
5 108 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (17.26%) BDD
7 65 (14.57%) MVC
8 59 (13.23%) DevOps
9 43 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (9.19%) Unit Testing
11 39 (8.74%) Kanban
11 39 (8.74%) Open Source
12 35 (7.85%) OO
13 34 (7.62%) Test Automation
14 33 (7.40%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.50%) Web Development
16 28 (6.28%) Front End Development
17 25 (5.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 21 (4.71%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 402 (90.13%) Java
2 156 (34.98%) Java 8
3 149 (33.41%) JavaScript
4 124 (27.80%) SQL
5 32 (7.17%) C#
6 30 (6.73%) PHP
7 28 (6.28%) Python
8 19 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.04%) C++
10 17 (3.81%) Scala
11 14 (3.14%) Ruby
12 12 (2.69%) Perl
13 11 (2.47%) Apple Swift
13 11 (2.47%) Objective-C
14 10 (2.24%) ES6
14 10 (2.24%) TypeScript
15 9 (2.02%) C
16 7 (1.57%) Groovy
17 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.04%) Degree
4 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) ISEB
5 4 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.45%) OSCP
7 2 (0.45%) SANS
8 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.02%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.90%) PMO
4 3 (0.67%) GDPR
5 2 (0.45%) GxP
System Software
1 85 (19.06%) Docker
2 14 (3.14%) HDFS
3 12 (2.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.67%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.45%) vCloud
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (5.38%) Ansible
1 24 (5.38%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.26%) Puppet
3 17 (3.81%) Hadoop YARN
4 14 (3.14%) Terraform
5 13 (2.91%) Kibana
5 13 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.57%) logstash
7 6 (1.35%) Graphite
8 4 (0.90%) Grafana
8 4 (0.90%) Nagios
8 4 (0.90%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.90%) StatsD
9 2 (0.45%) Amdocs OSS
9 2 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.45%) OpenView
10 1 (0.22%) Salt
10 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (13.23%) Oracle
2 20 (4.48%) Atlassian
3 17 (3.81%) Google
4 9 (2.02%) MuleSoft
5 8 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.79%) New Relic
5 8 (1.79%) Zend
6 7 (1.57%) IBM
6 7 (1.57%) SAP
7 6 (1.35%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.12%) VMware
9 4 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.67%) HP
10 3 (0.67%) Splunk
11 2 (0.45%) Adobe
11 2 (0.45%) Apple
11 2 (0.45%) Cramer
12 1 (0.22%) Dell
12 1 (0.22%) Yahoo!