Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 16 November 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
London > South London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +48
Contract jobs citing Spring 79 132 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 6.97% 7.09% 10.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.72% 17.67% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 105 109
South London median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +17.32%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £375
90th Percentile £610 £606 £730
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -

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 South London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 422 747 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 37.25% 40.12% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 561 436
South London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £610 £600 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 29
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.97 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.79% -8.08% -4.34%
London median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +19.58% +21.67% -20.06%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in South London

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in South London

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in South London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in South London

Spring
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Croydon +23 62 £525 - 8
Bromley 0 4 £450 -21.74%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £450 - 2
Merton -10 1 £500 +11.11%
Spring
London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 London region with a requirement for Spring.

1 70 (88.61%) Java
2 65 (82.28%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (59.49%) Security Cleared
4 43 (54.43%) Maven
5 39 (49.37%) SC Cleared
5 39 (49.37%) AWS
5 39 (49.37%) Microservices
6 38 (48.10%) Jenkins
6 38 (48.10%) JUnit
7 35 (44.30%) REST
8 34 (43.04%) Mockito
8 34 (43.04%) RESTful
8 34 (43.04%) Git (software)
8 34 (43.04%) TDD
9 33 (41.77%) Spring Boot
10 28 (35.44%) Java 8
11 27 (34.18%) DevOps
11 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (34.18%) SOAP
12 25 (31.65%) Web Services
12 25 (31.65%) Scrum
12 25 (31.65%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (31.65%) SonarQube
13 23 (29.11%) BDD
14 22 (27.85%) Hibernate
15 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
15 21 (26.58%) Apache Camel
16 19 (24.05%) PowerMock
16 19 (24.05%) Cucumber
17 18 (22.78%) AngularJS

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 10 (12.66%) Confluence
1 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) Apache Solr
3 7 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.59%) JBoss
5 4 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 39 (49.37%) AWS
2 16 (20.25%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.59%) npm
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.80%) GitHub
5 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.27%) Azure
6 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) DSL
2 1 (1.27%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (18.99%) RDBMS
2 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.80%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) HBase
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (54.43%) Maven
2 38 (48.10%) Jenkins
2 38 (48.10%) JUnit
3 34 (43.04%) Git (software)
3 34 (43.04%) Mockito
4 25 (31.65%) SonarQube
5 19 (24.05%) Cucumber
6 17 (21.52%) DbUnit
6 17 (21.52%) jMock
7 10 (12.66%) JIRA
8 8 (10.13%) Gradle
9 6 (7.59%) Grunt
9 6 (7.59%) gulp
9 6 (7.59%) JMeter
9 6 (7.59%) Selenium
9 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
10 5 (6.33%) Checkstyle
11 4 (5.06%) Liquibase
11 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.80%) GitLab
General
1 5 (6.33%) Public Sector
1 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Police
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (81.01%) Developer
2 51 (64.56%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 14 (17.72%) AWS Developer
5 8 (10.13%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (10.13%) DevOps Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.33%) Backend Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Tester
8 4 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) REST
2 34 (43.04%) RESTful
3 33 (41.77%) Spring Boot
4 27 (34.18%) SOAP
5 25 (31.65%) Web Services
6 22 (27.85%) Hibernate
7 21 (26.58%) Apache Camel
8 19 (24.05%) PowerMock
9 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
9 18 (22.78%) J2EE
10 15 (18.99%) XML
11 13 (16.46%) Kafka
12 12 (15.19%) CSS
12 12 (15.19%) JMS
13 9 (11.39%) HTML
14 8 (10.13%) JSON
14 8 (10.13%) WireMock
15 7 (8.86%) HTML5
15 7 (8.86%) Lambda Expressions
15 7 (8.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.33%) NHS
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) CentOS
3 1 (1.27%) Debian
3 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) Microservices
3 34 (43.04%) TDD
4 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (34.18%) DevOps
5 25 (31.65%) Scrum
6 23 (29.11%) BDD
7 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
8 17 (21.52%) Kanban
9 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
10 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (16.46%) Open Source
12 12 (15.19%) OO
12 12 (15.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 9 (11.39%) Functional Programming
13 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.13%) Migration
15 7 (8.86%) Architectural Design
16 6 (7.59%) Analytical Thinking
16 6 (7.59%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 70 (88.61%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) Java 8
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.86%) Python
6 5 (6.33%) JPQL
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) Groovy
7 3 (3.80%) Java 9
8 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) Clojure
9 1 (1.27%) ClojureScript
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (59.49%) Security Cleared
2 39 (49.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) vSphere
2 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Docker
4 3 (3.80%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.53%) Kibana
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) VMware
2 6 (7.59%) Google
2 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.27%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.27%) Sybase