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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 63 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 +70  
Contract jobs citing Spring 244 275 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.13% 3.12% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.46% 11.67% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 202 91
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +39 86 £369 +45.32% 14
Oxfordshire -2 41 £580 +16.00% 12
West Sussex -5 41 £500 -
Surrey +5 36 £425 -5.55% 14
Berkshire +18 20 £513 +13.88% 20
Hampshire -10 18 £375 -6.25% 3
East Sussex -13 8 £513 +7.89%
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 386 (94.84%) Java
2 291 (71.50%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (38.57%) REST
4 151 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (35.14%) Jenkins
5 143 (35.14%) Maven
6 133 (32.68%) TDD
7 131 (32.19%) Git (software)
8 127 (31.20%) Microservices
9 126 (30.96%) Hibernate
10 125 (30.71%) SQL
11 124 (30.47%) Web Services
12 122 (29.98%) Scrum
13 114 (28.01%) JUnit
14 102 (25.06%) HTML
15 99 (24.32%) Spring Boot
16 97 (23.83%) JavaScript
16 97 (23.83%) JSON
17 95 (23.34%) Linux
18 94 (23.10%) JBoss
18 94 (23.10%) Unit Testing
19 89 (21.87%) CSS
19 89 (21.87%) RESTful
20 87 (21.38%) SOAP
21 86 (21.13%) XML
21 86 (21.13%) DevOps
22 76 (18.67%) Oracle
23 75 (18.43%) J2EE
23 75 (18.43%) JIRA
24 67 (16.46%) MVC

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 94 (23.10%) JBoss
2 62 (15.23%) Apache
3 55 (13.51%) WebSphere
4 52 (12.78%) Confluence
5 46 (11.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 41 (10.07%) Tomcat
7 37 (9.09%) WebLogic
8 27 (6.63%) WebSphere Process Server
9 22 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (5.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (2.46%) nginx
12 9 (2.21%) Apache Spark
12 9 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.97%) CMS
14 7 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (1.23%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.23%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 3 (0.74%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (12.29%) GitHub
3 10 (2.46%) PaaS
4 9 (2.21%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.47%) Bluemix
6 6 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.23%) CloudFront
7 5 (1.23%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.49%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.81%) HTTP
2 17 (4.18%) SSL
3 10 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.47%) Internet
5 5 (1.23%) 3GPP
5 5 (1.23%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (1.23%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (0.98%) LDAP
7 3 (0.74%) AMQP
8 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.06%) Relational Database
2 30 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 27 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 25 (6.14%) MySQL
5 20 (4.91%) Big Data
5 20 (4.91%) Hadoop
5 20 (4.91%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.42%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.46%) DB2
12 8 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.97%) HBase
13 5 (1.23%) Redis
14 4 (0.98%) Parquet
15 3 (0.74%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 143 (35.14%) Jenkins
1 143 (35.14%) Maven
2 131 (32.19%) Git (software)
3 114 (28.01%) JUnit
4 75 (18.43%) JIRA
5 60 (14.74%) Mockito
6 54 (13.27%) Subversion
7 45 (11.06%) Eclipse
8 43 (10.57%) Cucumber
9 31 (7.62%) Gradle
10 30 (7.37%) IntelliJ
11 28 (6.88%) Selenium
12 18 (4.42%) Bitbucket
13 16 (3.93%) Mercurial
14 14 (3.44%) Checkstyle
15 10 (2.46%) Ant
15 10 (2.46%) FindBugs
16 7 (1.72%) Grunt
16 7 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
16 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (14.99%) Finance
2 39 (9.58%) Banking
3 11 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.72%) Publishing
5 5 (1.23%) Billing
5 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.23%) Law
6 4 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.98%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Retail
6 4 (0.98%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 355 (87.22%) Developer
2 293 (71.99%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 38 (9.34%) Scala Developer
5 30 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (6.14%) Agile Developer
6 25 (6.14%) Agile Java Developer
7 22 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 21 (5.16%) Architect
9 17 (4.18%) Java Engineer
10 16 (3.93%) Cloud Developer
11 14 (3.44%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (3.19%) Java Scala Developer
13 12 (2.95%) Integration Developer
14 10 (2.46%) Consultant
14 10 (2.46%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.46%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.21%) Lead Java Developer
15 9 (2.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (38.57%) REST
2 126 (30.96%) Hibernate
3 124 (30.47%) Web Services
4 102 (25.06%) HTML
5 99 (24.32%) Spring Boot
6 97 (23.83%) JSON
7 89 (21.87%) CSS
7 89 (21.87%) RESTful
8 87 (21.38%) SOAP
9 86 (21.13%) XML
10 75 (18.43%) J2EE
11 65 (15.97%) HTML5
12 64 (15.72%) Java EE
13 57 (14.00%) JMS
14 47 (11.55%) Spring MVC
15 44 (10.81%) Ajax
15 44 (10.81%) AngularJS
15 44 (10.81%) Play Framework
16 42 (10.32%) CSS3
17 39 (9.58%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
1 15 (3.69%) User Experience
2 14 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.47%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.23%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.98%) iPad
7 4 (0.98%) Online Games
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) Fintech
8 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.34%) Linux
2 61 (14.99%) Unix
3 12 (2.95%) Android
3 12 (2.95%) Windows
4 7 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (71.50%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
3 133 (32.68%) TDD
4 127 (31.20%) Microservices
5 122 (29.98%) Scrum
6 94 (23.10%) Unit Testing
7 86 (21.13%) DevOps
8 67 (16.46%) MVC
9 65 (15.97%) SOA
10 57 (14.00%) Open Source
11 55 (13.51%) BDD
12 54 (13.27%) Test Automation
13 49 (12.04%) Pair Programming
14 43 (10.57%) Software Engineering
15 36 (8.85%) BPMN
16 35 (8.60%) Migration
17 34 (8.35%) Web Development
18 32 (7.86%) Kanban
19 31 (7.62%) BPEL
20 27 (6.63%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 386 (94.84%) Java
2 125 (30.71%) SQL
3 97 (23.83%) JavaScript
4 54 (13.27%) Ruby
5 45 (11.06%) Scala
6 32 (7.86%) Python
7 27 (6.63%) PL/SQL
8 22 (5.41%) Groovy
9 21 (5.16%) C#
10 19 (4.67%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.93%) Go
12 7 (1.72%) Haskell
12 7 (1.72%) Perl
13 5 (1.23%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.23%) ES6
13 5 (1.23%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.74%) ECMAScript
14 3 (0.74%) PHP
15 2 (0.49%) C
15 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.44%) Degree
3 12 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.98%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.44%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 44 (10.81%) Docker
2 10 (2.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.47%) Varnish
4 5 (1.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) NDS
5 1 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (5.90%) Puppet
2 15 (3.69%) Ansible
3 11 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.97%) Kibana
4 8 (1.97%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.72%) Grafana
5 7 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.47%) Consul
6 6 (1.47%) Prometheus
6 6 (1.47%) Terraform
7 3 (0.74%) logstash
8 1 (0.25%) Mesos
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 76 (18.67%) Oracle
2 36 (8.85%) Google
3 21 (5.16%) IBM
4 17 (4.18%) Adobe
5 16 (3.93%) webMethods
6 7 (1.72%) MuleSoft
6 7 (1.72%) Talend
7 5 (1.23%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.98%) Apigee
8 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.98%) VMware
9 3 (0.74%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.74%) PayPal
9 3 (0.74%) WSO2
10 2 (0.49%) Coremetrics
10 2 (0.49%) hybris
10 2 (0.49%) OpenText
11 1 (0.25%) FatWire
11 1 (0.25%) Novell
11 1 (0.25%) Perforce
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