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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 69 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 +38  
Contract jobs citing Spring 1535 1595 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.31% 2.85% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.47% 10.27% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1163 747
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.37% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +21.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +21.27%  

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 14661 15533 15022
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.64% 27.79% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10190 10831 9735
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 194 202
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +4 1405 £450 -2.70% 387
London +7 697 £500 -4.76% 170
South East -18 200 £488 +14.70% 70
City of London -8 123 £490 -10.90% 40
North West +32 103 £425 +13.33% 27
South West +39 101 £401 +7.00% 31
Yorkshire -17 89 £400 -8.57% 44
Scotland +41 81 £350 -1.75% 16
West Yorkshire -8 75 £400 -11.11% 28
East of England +22 72 £425 -5.55% 20
Leeds -9 66 £400 -5.88% 20
East Midlands +23 57 £400 +20.75% 5
Tyne and Wear +57 51 £385 +18.46% 4
North East +54 51 £385 +18.46% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +59 49 £385 +9.21% 4
Cheshire +36 47 £445 +14.83% 6
Edinburgh +34 46 £338 -3.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 46 £375 -3.84% 12
Oxfordshire +12 43 £533 +12.10% 14
Milton Keynes +13 39 £375 -6.25% 11
Manchester -3 37 £390 +4.00% 18
Glasgow -4 34 £358 - 12
West Midlands -27 34 £425 -4.65% 15
Surrey +11 33 £475 +5.55% 10
West Sussex -24 29 £500 +5.26% 5
Hampshire -26 26 £450 +23.28% 3
Essex - 26 £447 - 1
Wiltshire +16 24 £425 +16.43% 6
Bristol +12 23 £400 +2.89% 9
Worthing +9 23 £505 +12.22% 4

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2787 (95.61%) Java
2 1844 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1108 (38.01%) Hibernate
4 1015 (34.82%) TDD
5 875 (30.02%) JavaScript
6 834 (28.61%) SQL
7 818 (28.06%) REST
8 800 (27.44%) HTML
9 759 (26.04%) Scrum
10 731 (25.08%) Git (software)
11 718 (24.63%) Jenkins
12 699 (23.98%) Web Services
13 634 (21.75%) CSS
14 633 (21.72%) Microservices
15 630 (21.61%) J2EE
15 630 (21.61%) Maven
16 616 (21.13%) Oracle
17 603 (20.69%) Finance
18 597 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
19 583 (20.00%) Linux
20 577 (19.79%) JUnit
21 553 (18.97%) RESTful
22 531 (18.22%) XML
23 527 (18.08%) MVC
24 515 (17.67%) SOAP
25 501 (17.19%) JSON
25 501 (17.19%) Spring Boot
26 495 (16.98%) BDD
27 488 (16.74%) AngularJS
28 440 (15.09%) 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
1 299 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 264 (9.06%) JBoss
3 247 (8.47%) Confluence
4 230 (7.89%) Apache
5 204 (7.00%) WebSphere
6 164 (5.63%) WebLogic
7 131 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 96 (3.29%) Apache Spark
9 94 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
10 82 (2.81%) CMS
11 63 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 62 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
13 61 (2.09%) Mule
14 45 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
15 39 (1.34%) Apache Solr
16 37 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 35 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
18 34 (1.17%) Mule ESB
19 28 (0.96%) GlassFish
20 24 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.069%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.034%) HipChat
4 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (0.10%) Global One
8 3 (0.10%) Magento
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.069%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.034%) BondVision
10 1 (0.034%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.034%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.034%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 285 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (3.57%) GitHub
3 69 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
4 61 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (2.06%) PaaS
6 38 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
7 33 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 31 (1.06%) OpenShift
9 29 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.89%) IaaS
11 23 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.69%) Twilio
13 15 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (0.34%) Slack
17 8 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
18 7 (0.24%) Bluemix
18 7 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 194 (6.66%) HTTP
2 71 (2.44%) Internet
3 37 (1.27%) LDAP
4 24 (0.82%) SSL
5 21 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.38%) AMQP
8 10 (0.34%) Firewall
9 7 (0.24%) Intranet
9 7 (0.24%) RTP
9 7 (0.24%) RTSP
9 7 (0.24%) Skype
10 5 (0.17%) Network Security
11 4 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.14%) X.509
12 2 (0.069%) 3GPP
12 2 (0.069%) FTP
12 2 (0.069%) SIGTRAN
12 2 (0.069%) SMTP
12 2 (0.069%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (12.62%) Relational Database
2 333 (11.42%) MongoDB
3 287 (9.85%) MySQL
4 271 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 158 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
6 140 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 138 (4.73%) Big Data
8 132 (4.53%) SQL Server
9 117 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 114 (3.91%) Hadoop
11 94 (3.22%) RDBMS
12 78 (2.68%) DB2
13 56 (1.92%) Redis
14 48 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 45 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
16 43 (1.48%) HBase
17 41 (1.41%) Endeca
18 36 (1.23%) Neo4j
19 35 (1.20%) Hazelcast
20 29 (0.99%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 731 (25.08%) Git (software)
2 718 (24.63%) Jenkins
3 630 (21.61%) Maven
4 577 (19.79%) JUnit
5 372 (12.76%) JIRA
6 297 (10.19%) Mockito
7 292 (10.02%) Cucumber
8 252 (8.64%) Subversion
9 221 (7.58%) Selenium
10 209 (7.17%) Gradle
11 162 (5.56%) Eclipse
12 150 (5.15%) Ant
13 122 (4.19%) IntelliJ
14 74 (2.54%) TeamCity
15 66 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 65 (2.23%) Hudson
17 53 (1.82%) Bitbucket
18 48 (1.65%) Spock
19 43 (1.48%) jMock
20 42 (1.44%) SoapUI
General
1 603 (20.69%) Finance
2 440 (15.09%) Banking
3 134 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 96 (3.29%) Retail
5 92 (3.16%) Front Office
6 46 (1.58%) Publishing
7 41 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.34%) Games
9 32 (1.10%) Marketing
10 25 (0.86%) Law
11 24 (0.82%) Back Office
11 24 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 24 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 23 (0.79%) Electronics
13 14 (0.48%) Legal
14 13 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.41%) Advertising
16 11 (0.38%) Billing
17 8 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2338 (80.21%) Developer
2 1930 (66.21%) Java Developer
3 382 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 310 (10.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 246 (8.44%) Architect
6 198 (6.79%) Agile Developer
7 196 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
8 147 (5.04%) Java Engineer
9 127 (4.36%) Scala Developer
10 110 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 97 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
12 92 (3.16%) Java Architect
13 78 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 72 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
15 68 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
16 66 (2.26%) Java Scala Developer
17 63 (2.16%) J2EE Developer
18 60 (2.06%) Java Software Developer
18 60 (2.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
19 57 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1108 (38.01%) Hibernate
2 818 (28.06%) REST
3 800 (27.44%) HTML
4 699 (23.98%) Web Services
5 634 (21.75%) CSS
6 630 (21.61%) J2EE
7 553 (18.97%) RESTful
8 531 (18.22%) XML
9 515 (17.67%) SOAP
10 501 (17.19%) JSON
10 501 (17.19%) Spring Boot
11 488 (16.74%) AngularJS
12 422 (14.48%) Spring MVC
13 391 (13.41%) HTML5
14 306 (10.50%) Java EE
15 288 (9.88%) JMS
16 276 (9.47%) JPA
17 244 (8.37%) jQuery
18 233 (7.99%) CSS3
18 233 (7.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 199 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
2 129 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 110 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 96 (3.29%) User Experience
6 87 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 63 (2.16%) Derivative
8 51 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 44 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.48%) iPad
10 43 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 40 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 33 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 30 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
13 30 (1.03%) Social Media
14 25 (0.86%) Equities
15 21 (0.72%) Fintech
16 20 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
16 20 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 583 (20.00%) Linux
2 352 (12.08%) Unix
3 57 (1.96%) Windows
4 50 (1.72%) Android
5 43 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 31 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 21 (0.72%) Solaris
9 15 (0.51%) HPUX
10 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.27%) CentOS
12 7 (0.24%) VMS
13 6 (0.21%) Debian
14 4 (0.14%) Windows Server
15 3 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.069%) AIX
17 1 (0.034%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1844 (63.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1015 (34.82%) TDD
3 759 (26.04%) Scrum
4 633 (21.72%) Microservices
5 597 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
6 527 (18.08%) MVC
7 495 (16.98%) BDD
8 384 (13.17%) DevOps
9 370 (12.69%) Open Source
10 368 (12.62%) OO
11 328 (11.25%) Software Engineering
12 273 (9.37%) Unit Testing
13 271 (9.30%) SOA
14 264 (9.06%) E-Commerce
15 210 (7.20%) Kanban
16 196 (6.72%) Automated Testing
16 196 (6.72%) Pair Programming
17 181 (6.21%) SDLC
18 174 (5.97%) Web Development
19 171 (5.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2787 (95.61%) Java
2 875 (30.02%) JavaScript
3 834 (28.61%) SQL
4 312 (10.70%) Scala
5 234 (8.03%) Python
6 189 (6.48%) Ruby
7 155 (5.32%) PL/SQL
8 151 (5.18%) C#
9 100 (3.43%) Shell Script
10 88 (3.02%) Groovy
11 60 (2.06%) Perl
12 55 (1.89%) Go
13 50 (1.72%) PHP
14 48 (1.65%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.03%) C++
16 25 (0.86%) ES6
17 21 (0.72%) ActionScript
18 20 (0.69%) C
19 16 (0.55%) TypeScript
20 15 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 165 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 131 (4.49%) Degree
3 106 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.38%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 10 (0.34%) ISEB
8 10 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.10%) CISA
9 3 (0.10%) CISM
9 3 (0.10%) CISSP
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.069%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.069%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.034%) Brainbench
11 1 (0.034%) PMP
11 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.71%) QA
2 49 (1.68%) MiFID
3 27 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 27 (0.93%) EMIR
4 18 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.62%) SLA
5 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.17%) SDET
7 4 (0.14%) FATCA
8 3 (0.10%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.034%) HL7
9 1 (0.034%) PMO
9 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.034%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.034%) WAI
9 1 (0.034%) WCAG
System Software
1 330 (11.32%) Docker
2 28 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 19 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 16 (0.55%) HDFS
4 16 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.27%) LXC
7 6 (0.21%) Varnish
8 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.034%) NDS
10 1 (0.034%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.034%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 151 (5.18%) Puppet
2 79 (2.71%) Ansible
3 76 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (2.02%) Kubernetes
5 21 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 17 (0.58%) Kibana
7 11 (0.38%) Terraform
8 9 (0.31%) Grafana
8 9 (0.31%) Mesos
9 8 (0.27%) logstash
9 8 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.21%) Consul
11 5 (0.17%) Marathon
11 5 (0.17%) Nagios
11 5 (0.17%) TeamSite
12 4 (0.14%) Salt
13 3 (0.10%) Control-M
13 3 (0.10%) OpenAM
13 3 (0.10%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 616 (21.13%) Oracle
2 131 (4.49%) Google
3 98 (3.36%) IBM
4 94 (3.22%) hybris
5 74 (2.54%) Adobe
6 71 (2.44%) Sybase
7 67 (2.30%) MuleSoft
8 57 (1.96%) ATG
9 55 (1.89%) Perforce
10 46 (1.58%) SAP
11 44 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 35 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 34 (1.17%) Splunk
14 29 (0.99%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.96%) TIBCO
16 27 (0.93%) New Relic
16 27 (0.93%) VMware
17 23 (0.79%) webMethods
18 22 (0.75%) Solace
19 21 (0.72%) AppDynamics
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £318 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £101 - £130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £525 per day + Remote Working
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £280 per day to £250 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £372 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago