The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 May 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
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 68 111
Rank change year-on-year +9 +43  
Contract jobs citing Spring 1526 1610 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.40% 3.01% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.60% 10.75% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1189 728
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £349 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Median hourly rate £52.50 £50.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -0.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £50.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +3.44% -7.72%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14390 14975 14859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.10% 28.01% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 10569 9745
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 179 206
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the UK

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the UK

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the UK

Spring
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
England +2 1386 £463 - 417
London +3 685 £500 -3.38% 207
South East -12 203 £488 +8.50% 52
City of London 0 128 £485 -9.76% 42
Yorkshire -10 107 £408 -4.11% 44
North West +25 102 £448 +11.87% 30
South West +25 92 £413 +10.00% 33
Scotland +44 88 £358 -4.66% 12
West Yorkshire -3 83 £408 -9.44% 24
East of England +35 75 £424 -5.88% 20
Leeds -9 69 £408 -4.11% 19
Buckinghamshire +22 53 £438 +34.61% 6
East Midlands +15 51 £418 -0.59% 7
Cheshire +40 46 £450 +16.12% 8
Edinburgh +33 44 £350 -5.40% 7
Milton Keynes +26 44 £438 +22.37% 5
Glasgow +3 43 £363 -3.33% 5
West Midlands -22 41 £500 +11.35% 19
Surrey +20 37 £475 +5.55% 4
Oxfordshire +1 34 £580 +19.28% 12
Manchester -3 30 £403 +0.62% 15
West Sussex -18 29 £500 +1.26% 3
Tyne and Wear +67 28 £475 +34.75% 2
North East +61 28 £475 +34.75% 4
Birmingham +17 28 £525 +75.00% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +68 25 £475 +21.79% 2
Hampshire -16 25 £438 +17.29% 2
Bristol +5 23 £360 -7.69% 12
Berkshire +22 22 £500 +10.49% 17
Wiltshire +11 22 £425 +16.43% 8

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Spring.

1 2868 (95.70%) Java
2 1884 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1128 (37.64%) Hibernate
4 1032 (34.43%) TDD
5 899 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 839 (27.99%) SQL
7 825 (27.53%) REST
8 819 (27.33%) HTML
9 799 (26.66%) Git (software)
10 780 (26.03%) Jenkins
11 772 (25.76%) Scrum
12 709 (23.66%) Microservices
13 673 (22.46%) Web Services
14 648 (21.62%) CSS
15 641 (21.39%) J2EE
16 639 (21.32%) Maven
17 626 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
18 609 (20.32%) Linux
19 607 (20.25%) JUnit
20 587 (19.59%) Oracle
21 578 (19.29%) Finance
22 574 (19.15%) RESTful
23 561 (18.72%) MVC
24 560 (18.69%) Spring Boot
25 525 (17.52%) SOAP
26 523 (17.45%) XML
27 503 (16.78%) JSON
28 501 (16.72%) AngularJS
29 480 (16.02%) BDD
30 462 (15.42%) Test Automation

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 293 (9.78%) Tomcat
2 274 (9.14%) JBoss
3 266 (8.88%) Confluence
4 246 (8.21%) Apache
5 211 (7.04%) WebSphere
6 159 (5.31%) WebLogic
7 121 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 108 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
9 93 (3.10%) Apache Spark
10 84 (2.80%) CMS
11 78 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 73 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
13 65 (2.17%) Mule
14 50 (1.67%) Apache Solr
15 44 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
16 43 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 36 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
18 29 (0.97%) Mule ESB
19 27 (0.90%) GlassFish
20 22 (0.73%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.067%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.033%) HipChat
4 1 (0.033%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
2 25 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
9 3 (0.10%) Global One
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.067%) Magento
10 2 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.067%) SunGard Martini
11 1 (0.033%) Actimize
11 1 (0.033%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.033%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.033%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.033%) RMDS
11 1 (0.033%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 303 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (3.97%) GitHub
3 71 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.37%) PaaS
4 66 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (1.53%) OpenShift
6 38 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
7 33 (1.10%) IaaS
8 29 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.80%) Twilio
11 21 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.43%) SaaS
14 11 (0.37%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.33%) Heroku
15 10 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
15 10 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 205 (6.84%) HTTP
2 70 (2.34%) Internet
3 38 (1.27%) LDAP
4 32 (1.07%) SSL
5 29 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.37%) Firewall
8 8 (0.27%) AMQP
8 8 (0.27%) Intranet
9 7 (0.23%) Skype
10 6 (0.20%) RTP
10 6 (0.20%) RTSP
10 6 (0.20%) X.509
11 5 (0.17%) Network Security
12 4 (0.13%) 3GPP
12 4 (0.13%) Diameter Protocol
12 4 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.13%) SIGTRAN
13 2 (0.067%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.067%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 334 (11.14%) MongoDB
3 299 (9.98%) MySQL
4 296 (9.88%) NoSQL
5 158 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
6 144 (4.80%) Big Data
7 136 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 132 (4.40%) Oracle Database
9 125 (4.17%) SQL Server
10 123 (4.10%) Hadoop
11 103 (3.44%) RDBMS
12 85 (2.84%) DB2
13 60 (2.00%) Redis
14 48 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (1.43%) Endeca
16 38 (1.27%) HBase
17 35 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 35 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
18 34 (1.13%) Hazelcast
19 33 (1.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 799 (26.66%) Git (software)
2 780 (26.03%) Jenkins
3 639 (21.32%) Maven
4 607 (20.25%) JUnit
5 394 (13.15%) JIRA
6 303 (10.11%) Mockito
7 298 (9.94%) Cucumber
8 254 (8.48%) Subversion
9 219 (7.31%) Selenium
10 216 (7.21%) Gradle
11 179 (5.97%) Eclipse
12 146 (4.87%) Ant
13 135 (4.50%) IntelliJ
14 73 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 70 (2.34%) Hudson
16 68 (2.27%) Bitbucket
17 65 (2.17%) TeamCity
18 45 (1.50%) jMock
19 40 (1.33%) Spock
20 39 (1.30%) SonarQube
General
1 578 (19.29%) Finance
2 446 (14.88%) Banking
3 137 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 111 (3.70%) Front Office
5 84 (2.80%) Retail
6 43 (1.43%) Publishing
7 41 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.23%) Games
9 31 (1.03%) Marketing
10 25 (0.83%) Back Office
10 25 (0.83%) Law
11 23 (0.77%) Billing
12 22 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 20 (0.67%) Electronics
13 20 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.57%) Advertising
15 11 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.37%) Legal
16 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2423 (80.85%) Developer
2 1987 (66.30%) Java Developer
3 377 (12.58%) Senior Developer
4 295 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 244 (8.14%) Architect
6 179 (5.97%) Agile Developer
7 177 (5.91%) Agile Java Developer
8 144 (4.80%) Scala Developer
9 137 (4.57%) Java Engineer
10 111 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 106 (3.54%) Software Engineer
12 87 (2.90%) Java Architect
13 82 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 74 (2.47%) Java Scala Developer
15 67 (2.24%) AWS Developer
15 67 (2.24%) Java Software Engineer
16 65 (2.17%) Angular Developer
16 65 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
17 63 (2.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 59 (1.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1128 (37.64%) Hibernate
2 825 (27.53%) REST
3 819 (27.33%) HTML
4 673 (22.46%) Web Services
5 648 (21.62%) CSS
6 641 (21.39%) J2EE
7 574 (19.15%) RESTful
8 560 (18.69%) Spring Boot
9 525 (17.52%) SOAP
10 523 (17.45%) XML
11 503 (16.78%) JSON
12 501 (16.72%) AngularJS
13 449 (14.98%) Spring MVC
14 393 (13.11%) HTML5
15 301 (10.04%) Java EE
16 284 (9.48%) JMS
17 269 (8.98%) JPA
18 250 (8.34%) jQuery
19 243 (8.11%) Node.js
20 240 (8.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 224 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
2 133 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 123 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 99 (3.30%) User Experience
6 91 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (2.24%) Derivative
8 61 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 45 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 45 (1.50%) Fixed Income
9 45 (1.50%) iPad
9 45 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 40 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 34 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 34 (1.13%) Equities
12 32 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
13 30 (1.00%) Social Media
14 29 (0.97%) Fintech
15 24 (0.80%) Cloud Native
16 23 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 609 (20.32%) Linux
2 357 (11.91%) Unix
3 56 (1.87%) Android
4 53 (1.77%) Windows
5 39 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 35 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.60%) Solaris
8 18 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.40%) HPUX
10 10 (0.33%) CentOS
11 7 (0.23%) VMS
12 6 (0.20%) Debian
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server
14 3 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1884 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1032 (34.43%) TDD
3 772 (25.76%) Scrum
4 709 (23.66%) Microservices
5 626 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
6 561 (18.72%) MVC
7 480 (16.02%) BDD
8 462 (15.42%) Test Automation
9 425 (14.18%) Open Source
10 424 (14.15%) DevOps
11 404 (13.48%) OO
12 336 (11.21%) Software Engineering
13 305 (10.18%) Unit Testing
14 272 (9.08%) SOA
15 253 (8.44%) E-Commerce
16 223 (7.44%) Kanban
17 197 (6.57%) Pair Programming
18 186 (6.21%) SDLC
19 172 (5.74%) Web Development
20 163 (5.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2868 (95.70%) Java
2 899 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 839 (27.99%) SQL
4 317 (10.58%) Scala
5 242 (8.07%) Python
6 203 (6.77%) Ruby
7 171 (5.71%) C#
8 142 (4.74%) PL/SQL
9 100 (3.34%) Shell Script
10 92 (3.07%) Groovy
11 64 (2.14%) Perl
12 61 (2.04%) Go
13 57 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 43 (1.43%) PHP
15 37 (1.23%) ES6
16 31 (1.03%) C++
17 24 (0.80%) TypeScript
18 18 (0.60%) C
19 15 (0.50%) ActionScript
20 13 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 155 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 131 (4.37%) Degree
3 101 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.37%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.27%) ISEB
9 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.13%) CISA
10 4 (0.13%) CISM
10 4 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.067%) HND
12 1 (0.033%) OCMJD
12 1 (0.033%) OCPJWCD
12 1 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.033%) PhD
12 1 (0.033%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (2.97%) QA
2 60 (2.00%) MiFID
3 30 (1.00%) EMIR
4 29 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (0.40%) SLA
7 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.13%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.033%) PMO
10 1 (0.033%) WAI
10 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 352 (11.75%) Docker
2 29 (0.97%) Apache Flume
3 21 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 19 (0.63%) HDFS
5 11 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.27%) LXC
8 6 (0.20%) Varnish
9 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
10 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.10%) vSphere
11 1 (0.033%) NDS
11 1 (0.033%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.033%) Xen
Systems Management
1 166 (5.54%) Puppet
2 86 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (2.80%) Ansible
4 78 (2.60%) Kubernetes
5 21 (0.70%) Kibana
6 18 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
7 12 (0.40%) Grafana
7 12 (0.40%) Oozie
8 11 (0.37%) Mesos
8 11 (0.37%) Terraform
9 9 (0.30%) logstash
10 8 (0.27%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.20%) Consul
11 6 (0.20%) Marathon
12 4 (0.13%) Control-M
12 4 (0.13%) Nagios
12 4 (0.13%) Salt
13 3 (0.10%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.10%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 587 (19.59%) Oracle
2 141 (4.70%) Google
3 95 (3.17%) IBM
4 94 (3.14%) hybris
5 75 (2.50%) Adobe
6 71 (2.37%) Sybase
7 64 (2.14%) MuleSoft
8 56 (1.87%) Perforce
9 53 (1.77%) ATG
10 52 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 51 (1.70%) SAP
12 43 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 32 (1.07%) Splunk
14 30 (1.00%) TIBCO
15 29 (0.97%) webMethods
16 27 (0.90%) VMware
17 26 (0.87%) Atlassian
17 26 (0.87%) New Relic
18 21 (0.70%) AppDynamics
19 20 (0.67%) Murex
West London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glossop, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £75.55 - £83.94 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £0.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £475 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago