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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 84 139
Rank change year-on-year -13 +55  
Contract jobs citing Spring 168 219 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.14% 2.34% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.98% 9.81% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 160 79
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 2105 2232 2323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.75% 23.89% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1500 1347
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 50
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 0 39 £363 +1.39% 5
Oxfordshire +6 33 £500 +12.35% 9
Surrey +6 28 £490 +8.88% 9
West Sussex -24 24 £511 +10.43% 1
Hampshire -20 23 £450 +20.00% 9
Berkshire +22 18 £425 +9.67% 4
East Sussex +3 2 £398 -7.76%
Kent +9 1 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 351 (97.23%) Java
2 269 (74.52%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (38.78%) Maven
5 128 (35.46%) JUnit
6 127 (35.18%) REST
7 125 (34.63%) Jenkins
8 124 (34.35%) Hibernate
9 119 (32.96%) Oracle
10 117 (32.41%) Web Services
10 117 (32.41%) TDD
11 116 (32.13%) SQL
12 114 (31.58%) Scrum
13 107 (29.64%) JavaScript
14 95 (26.32%) XML
15 93 (25.76%) Git (software)
16 91 (25.21%) Linux
17 87 (24.10%) HTML
17 87 (24.10%) Unit Testing
18 86 (23.82%) MVC
19 81 (22.44%) J2EE
20 80 (22.16%) Java EE
21 79 (21.88%) JBoss
22 72 (19.94%) CSS
22 72 (19.94%) JIRA
22 72 (19.94%) RESTful
22 72 (19.94%) Microservices
23 68 (18.84%) SOAP
24 67 (18.56%) Spring MVC
25 65 (18.01%) Tomcat

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 79 (21.88%) JBoss
2 65 (18.01%) Tomcat
3 53 (14.68%) Apache
4 42 (11.63%) WebSphere
5 36 (9.97%) Confluence
6 29 (8.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (6.93%) WebLogic
7 25 (6.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 25 (6.93%) WebSphere Process Server
8 20 (5.54%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (4.16%) Mule
10 14 (3.88%) Alfresco
11 13 (3.60%) nginx
12 12 (3.32%) Apache Spark
12 12 (3.32%) Mule ESB
13 9 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (1.11%) Apache Solr
15 4 (1.11%) Jetty
15 4 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.99%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.66%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.36%) GitHub
2 35 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (1.66%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.11%) CloudFront
6 4 (1.11%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.83%) PaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Google Checkout
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.14%) HTTP
2 12 (3.32%) SSL
3 8 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.66%) AMQP
5 5 (1.39%) LDAP
6 3 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.55%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.55%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
7 2 (0.55%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (0.55%) SNMP
8 1 (0.28%) Firewall
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.14%) Oracle Database
2 30 (8.31%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.03%) MySQL
4 23 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (5.82%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.54%) SQL Server
7 18 (4.99%) Hadoop
8 16 (4.43%) Big Data
9 10 (2.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (2.49%) HBase
11 7 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (1.11%) GIS
13 4 (1.11%) SQLite
14 3 (0.83%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.83%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 140 (38.78%) Maven
2 128 (35.46%) JUnit
3 125 (34.63%) Jenkins
4 93 (25.76%) Git (software)
5 72 (19.94%) JIRA
6 62 (17.17%) Mockito
7 56 (15.51%) Subversion
8 45 (12.47%) Gradle
9 43 (11.91%) Cucumber
10 42 (11.63%) Eclipse
11 28 (7.76%) Selenium
12 26 (7.20%) Ant
13 24 (6.65%) IntelliJ
14 16 (4.43%) Checkstyle
15 14 (3.88%) Bitbucket
16 12 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (3.05%) FindBugs
18 10 (2.77%) Artifactory
19 9 (2.49%) Mercurial
20 8 (2.22%) Spock
General
1 39 (10.80%) Finance
2 28 (7.76%) Publishing
3 15 (4.16%) Banking
4 9 (2.49%) Legal
5 7 (1.94%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.94%) Retail
5 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.11%) Law
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 318 (88.09%) Developer
2 266 (73.68%) Java Developer
3 47 (13.02%) Senior Developer
4 42 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (6.93%) Agile Developer
5 25 (6.93%) Agile Java Developer
5 25 (6.93%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.09%) Java Engineer
6 22 (6.09%) Scala Developer
7 17 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 15 (4.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 15 (4.16%) J2EE Developer
8 15 (4.16%) Java Software Developer
8 15 (4.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (3.60%) Architect
10 11 (3.05%) Integration Developer
11 9 (2.49%) Lead Developer
12 8 (2.22%) Consultant
12 8 (2.22%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (35.18%) REST
2 124 (34.35%) Hibernate
3 117 (32.41%) Web Services
4 95 (26.32%) XML
5 87 (24.10%) HTML
6 81 (22.44%) J2EE
7 80 (22.16%) Java EE
8 72 (19.94%) CSS
8 72 (19.94%) RESTful
9 68 (18.84%) SOAP
10 67 (18.56%) Spring MVC
11 60 (16.62%) Spring Boot
12 58 (16.07%) JMS
13 51 (14.13%) JSON
14 47 (13.02%) JPA
15 46 (12.74%) Apache Camel
16 44 (12.19%) AngularJS
17 38 (10.53%) JSF
18 36 (9.97%) Play Framework
18 36 (9.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (2.22%) User Experience
3 7 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.83%) Smart Meter
5 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Online Games
7 1 (0.28%) Replication
7 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (25.21%) Linux
2 46 (12.74%) Unix
3 13 (3.60%) Windows
4 7 (1.94%) Android
5 5 (1.39%) Solaris
6 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (74.52%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
3 117 (32.41%) TDD
4 114 (31.58%) Scrum
5 87 (24.10%) Unit Testing
6 86 (23.82%) MVC
7 72 (19.94%) Microservices
8 52 (14.40%) SOA
9 47 (13.02%) DevOps
10 46 (12.74%) Pair Programming
11 44 (12.19%) Software Engineering
12 40 (11.08%) BDD
12 40 (11.08%) BPMN
13 37 (10.25%) Open Source
14 36 (9.97%) BPEL
15 33 (9.14%) Web Development
16 30 (8.31%) E-Commerce
16 30 (8.31%) Migration
17 28 (7.76%) Automated Testing
17 28 (7.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 351 (97.23%) Java
2 116 (32.13%) SQL
3 107 (29.64%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.36%) Scala
5 34 (9.42%) Groovy
6 32 (8.86%) Python
7 24 (6.65%) PL/SQL
8 20 (5.54%) Ruby
9 18 (4.99%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.43%) C#
11 10 (2.77%) XPath
12 7 (1.94%) PHP
13 6 (1.66%) Perl
14 5 (1.39%) ES6
15 4 (1.11%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.11%) Haskell
15 4 (1.11%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.83%) C++
16 3 (0.83%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.60%) Degree
4 7 (1.94%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.83%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.88%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.83%) WAI
3 3 (0.83%) WCAG
4 2 (0.55%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.48%) Docker
2 5 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.83%) HDFS
4 2 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) NDS
5 1 (0.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 16 (4.43%) Puppet
2 12 (3.32%) Ansible
3 9 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.94%) Kibana
5 5 (1.39%) logstash
6 4 (1.11%) Grafana
6 4 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.55%) Consul
8 2 (0.55%) Terraform
9 1 (0.28%) Mesos
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 119 (32.96%) Oracle
2 24 (6.65%) Google
3 18 (4.99%) IBM
4 8 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.94%) Talend
5 7 (1.94%) webMethods
6 6 (1.66%) Adobe
6 6 (1.66%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.83%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (0.83%) hybris
8 3 (0.83%) PayPal
8 3 (0.83%) VMware
9 2 (0.55%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.55%) Splunk
10 1 (0.28%) ATG
10 1 (0.28%) F5
10 1 (0.28%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.28%) Novell
10 1 (0.28%) Perforce
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