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 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36  
Contract jobs citing Spring 1651 1643 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.50% 3.05% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.95% 10.70% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1256 777
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year - +6.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -19.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.89 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £164.95 £62.00
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 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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 28 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spring in the UK

Spring
Top 12 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 28 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
England +6 1503 £475 +5.55% 481
UK excluding London +2 855 £425 - 300
London +17 771 £500 - 213
South East -2 253 £475 - 72
North of England +15 245 £425 - 86
Scotland +32 100 £375 -1.31% 29
Midlands -26 80 £457 +10.03% 34
South West -17 76 £400 +6.66% 46
East of England +18 69 £425 -5.55% 30
Northern Ireland -30 20 £413 -5.71% 1
Wales -8 7 £405 -4.70% 2
Channel Islands - 6 - -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Spring.

1 3045 (96.09%) Java
2 1971 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1143 (36.07%) Hibernate
4 1119 (35.31%) TDD
5 926 (29.22%) JavaScript
6 903 (28.49%) SQL
7 901 (28.43%) REST
8 864 (27.26%) Git (software)
9 836 (26.38%) HTML
10 819 (25.84%) Jenkins
11 817 (25.78%) Scrum
12 787 (24.83%) Microservices
13 716 (22.59%) Web Services
14 686 (21.65%) CSS
15 684 (21.58%) Maven
16 681 (21.49%) Spring Boot
17 670 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
18 659 (20.80%) JUnit
19 647 (20.42%) Finance
20 633 (19.97%) J2EE
21 630 (19.88%) Linux
21 630 (19.88%) MVC
22 614 (19.38%) Oracle
23 581 (18.33%) RESTful
24 564 (17.80%) SOAP
25 558 (17.61%) XML
26 541 (17.07%) JSON
27 538 (16.98%) AngularJS
28 502 (15.84%) BDD
29 494 (15.59%) Banking

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
1 317 (10.00%) Confluence
2 284 (8.96%) JBoss
3 278 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 249 (7.86%) Apache
5 212 (6.69%) WebSphere
6 174 (5.49%) WebLogic
7 116 (3.66%) Apache Spark
8 114 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 110 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
10 90 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
11 74 (2.34%) Apache Solr
11 74 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 73 (2.30%) CMS
13 62 (1.96%) Mule
14 41 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 41 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
15 29 (0.92%) GlassFish
16 28 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
17 24 (0.76%) nginx
18 22 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.032%) HipChat
6 1 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
9 3 (0.095%) Global One
9 3 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.095%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.063%) SunGard Martini
11 1 (0.032%) Actimize
11 1 (0.032%) BASE24
11 1 (0.032%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.032%) Magento
11 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.032%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.032%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 321 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (4.58%) GitHub
3 82 (2.59%) PaaS
4 78 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (1.77%) OpenShift
6 36 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
7 35 (1.10%) IaaS
8 30 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (0.82%) Twilio
10 21 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.60%) SaaS
12 17 (0.54%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.54%) Bluemix
12 17 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
13 16 (0.50%) Heroku
14 12 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 12 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 208 (6.56%) HTTP
2 80 (2.52%) Internet
3 45 (1.42%) LDAP
4 36 (1.14%) SSL
5 32 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.63%) Kerberos
7 13 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.35%) Firewall
9 9 (0.28%) Intranet
10 8 (0.25%) SMS
11 7 (0.22%) 3GPP
11 7 (0.22%) AMQP
11 7 (0.22%) Diameter Protocol
11 7 (0.22%) SIGTRAN
12 6 (0.19%) Network Security
12 6 (0.19%) Skype
12 6 (0.19%) X.509
13 3 (0.095%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.095%) VPN
14 2 (0.063%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (13.03%) Relational Database
2 374 (11.80%) MongoDB
3 317 (10.00%) MySQL
4 315 (9.94%) NoSQL
5 195 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 182 (5.74%) Big Data
7 162 (5.11%) Hadoop
8 150 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 142 (4.48%) Oracle Database
10 135 (4.26%) SQL Server
11 122 (3.85%) RDBMS
12 74 (2.34%) DB2
13 73 (2.30%) HBase
14 56 (1.77%) Redis
15 50 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 43 (1.36%) Endeca
17 41 (1.29%) Apache Hive
18 39 (1.23%) MariaDB
18 39 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
19 33 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 864 (27.26%) Git (software)
2 819 (25.84%) Jenkins
3 684 (21.58%) Maven
4 659 (20.80%) JUnit
5 466 (14.70%) JIRA
6 311 (9.81%) Mockito
7 299 (9.44%) Cucumber
8 276 (8.71%) Subversion
9 220 (6.94%) Selenium
10 212 (6.69%) Gradle
11 186 (5.87%) Eclipse
12 185 (5.84%) IntelliJ
13 139 (4.39%) Ant
14 74 (2.34%) TeamCity
15 72 (2.27%) Bitbucket
16 67 (2.11%) Hudson
17 60 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 54 (1.70%) GitLab
19 52 (1.64%) jMock
20 49 (1.55%) Mercurial
General
1 647 (20.42%) Finance
2 494 (15.59%) Banking
3 139 (4.39%) Investment Banking
4 123 (3.88%) Front Office
5 82 (2.59%) Retail
6 58 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.29%) Marketing
8 37 (1.17%) Games
9 33 (1.04%) Billing
10 29 (0.92%) Publishing
11 28 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.85%) Electronics
13 21 (0.66%) Advertising
14 18 (0.57%) Back Office
14 18 (0.57%) Law
15 17 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.35%) Legal
17 10 (0.32%) International Banking
18 9 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2595 (81.89%) Developer
2 2121 (66.93%) Java Developer
3 390 (12.31%) Senior Developer
4 308 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 227 (7.16%) Architect
6 179 (5.65%) Agile Developer
7 177 (5.59%) Agile Java Developer
8 155 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 153 (4.83%) Scala Developer
10 152 (4.80%) Java Engineer
11 113 (3.57%) Software Engineer
12 108 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 87 (2.75%) Angular Developer
14 82 (2.59%) Java Architect
15 79 (2.49%) Java Scala Developer
16 71 (2.24%) Java Software Engineer
17 67 (2.11%) AWS Developer
17 67 (2.11%) Software Developer
18 63 (1.99%) Java Software Developer
19 62 (1.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1143 (36.07%) Hibernate
2 901 (28.43%) REST
3 836 (26.38%) HTML
4 716 (22.59%) Web Services
5 686 (21.65%) CSS
6 681 (21.49%) Spring Boot
7 633 (19.97%) J2EE
8 581 (18.33%) RESTful
9 564 (17.80%) SOAP
10 558 (17.61%) XML
11 541 (17.07%) JSON
12 538 (16.98%) AngularJS
13 488 (15.40%) Spring MVC
14 429 (13.54%) HTML5
15 319 (10.07%) Java EE
16 309 (9.75%) JMS
17 288 (9.09%) JPA
18 253 (7.98%) JSP
19 249 (7.86%) CSS3
20 244 (7.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 234 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
2 146 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
3 134 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 125 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (3.34%) User Experience
6 101 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (2.11%) Derivative
8 64 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 63 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 59 (1.86%) Virtual Team
11 54 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 49 (1.55%) Fixed Income
13 43 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 43 (1.36%) iPad
14 37 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
15 36 (1.14%) Equities
16 34 (1.07%) Fintech
17 31 (0.98%) Cloud Native
18 27 (0.85%) Social Media
19 25 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 630 (19.88%) Linux
2 361 (11.39%) Unix
3 65 (2.05%) Windows
4 57 (1.80%) Android
5 32 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 24 (0.76%) Solaris
9 19 (0.60%) HPUX
10 16 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.38%) CentOS
12 9 (0.28%) VMS
13 6 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.16%) Debian
15 4 (0.13%) AIX
16 3 (0.095%) Windows Server
17 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1971 (62.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1119 (35.31%) TDD
3 817 (25.78%) Scrum
4 787 (24.83%) Microservices
5 670 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
6 630 (19.88%) MVC
7 502 (15.84%) BDD
8 469 (14.80%) DevOps
9 455 (14.36%) Test Automation
10 451 (14.23%) Open Source
11 415 (13.10%) OO
12 353 (11.14%) Software Engineering
13 306 (9.66%) Unit Testing
14 280 (8.84%) SOA
15 248 (7.83%) E-Commerce
16 238 (7.51%) Kanban
17 209 (6.60%) SDLC
18 203 (6.41%) Pair Programming
19 191 (6.03%) Web Development
20 170 (5.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3045 (96.09%) Java
2 926 (29.22%) JavaScript
3 903 (28.49%) SQL
4 332 (10.48%) Scala
5 238 (7.51%) Python
6 215 (6.78%) Ruby
7 168 (5.30%) C#
8 156 (4.92%) PL/SQL
9 100 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 74 (2.34%) Groovy
11 64 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 62 (1.96%) Perl
13 56 (1.77%) Go
14 48 (1.51%) ES6
15 41 (1.29%) C++
15 41 (1.29%) TypeScript
16 31 (0.98%) PHP
17 18 (0.57%) C
18 15 (0.47%) XPath
19 13 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (5.55%) Security Cleared
2 154 (4.86%) Degree
3 131 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 53 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 19 (0.60%) Sun Certification
8 13 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.28%) ISEB
9 9 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.25%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.16%) CISA
12 5 (0.16%) CISM
12 5 (0.16%) CISSP
13 3 (0.095%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.063%) HND
15 1 (0.032%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.032%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (2.93%) QA
2 64 (2.02%) MiFID
3 32 (1.01%) EMIR
4 30 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.35%) SLA
8 5 (0.16%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.095%) FATCA
10 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
System Software
1 373 (11.77%) Docker
2 41 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 41 (1.29%) HDFS
3 30 (0.95%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.28%) LXC
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.22%) Varnish
7 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.095%) NFS
8 3 (0.095%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (0.095%) vSphere
9 2 (0.063%) GridGain
9 2 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.032%) NDS
10 1 (0.032%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 168 (5.30%) Puppet
2 115 (3.63%) Ansible
3 109 (3.44%) Kubernetes
4 96 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (0.82%) Terraform
6 19 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
6 19 (0.60%) Kibana
7 15 (0.47%) Oozie
8 12 (0.38%) Grafana
9 11 (0.35%) Mesos
10 10 (0.32%) logstash
10 10 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.25%) Consul
12 6 (0.19%) OpenAM
13 5 (0.16%) Marathon
14 4 (0.13%) Control-M
14 4 (0.13%) Nagios
14 4 (0.13%) OpenIDM
14 4 (0.13%) Rundeck
15 3 (0.095%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 614 (19.38%) Oracle
2 148 (4.67%) Google
3 94 (2.97%) IBM
4 88 (2.78%) hybris
5 73 (2.30%) Sybase
6 69 (2.18%) Adobe
7 66 (2.08%) MuleSoft
7 66 (2.08%) SAP
8 59 (1.86%) Perforce
9 54 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 51 (1.61%) ATG
11 44 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 35 (1.10%) TIBCO
12 35 (1.10%) webMethods
13 29 (0.92%) Splunk
14 24 (0.76%) AppDynamics
15 23 (0.73%) Atlassian
15 23 (0.73%) Microsoft
16 22 (0.69%) New Relic
17 21 (0.66%) Murex
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £440 to £480 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 month initial contract (Long term opportunities)
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £475 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £37 to £37 per hour £37 Per Hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 400-450/day (DOE)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intec Select
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago