Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 71 104
Rank change year-on-year +12 +33 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 3325 3192 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.50% 2.90% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.92% 10.20% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2333 2402 1556
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £326 £319 £310
90th Percentile £606 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 26
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £57.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.44% +3.64% +54.93%
10th Percentile £37.00 £36.62 £35.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £98.40 £56.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +3.64% +54.93%

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 30439 31289 30905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.44% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21046 21848 20395
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 400 423
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +1.35% +8.82%

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spring in the UK

Spring
Top 17 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
England +9 3031 £468 +3.89% 441
UK excluding London +13 1745 £425 +2.41% 287
London +17 1533 £500 - 192
North of England +14 483 £425 +1.19% 91
South East 0 467 £475 +8.57% 80
North West +17 207 £448 +11.88% 44
Yorkshire -1 205 £420 -1.18% 39
South West +10 192 £400 +6.67% 27
Scotland +37 191 £366 -2.33% 31
Midlands -12 188 £425 +1.19% 27
East of England +35 154 £447 +2.17% 24
West Midlands -37 98 £500 +19.05% 17
East Midlands +19 88 £425 +21.43% 10
North East +91 71 £385 -6.10% 8
Northern Ireland -13 36 £413 +26.92% 3
Wales -2 27 £350 -17.65% 4
Channel Islands +2 8 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3207 (96.45%) Java
2 2065 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1183 (35.58%) TDD
4 1167 (35.10%) Hibernate
5 966 (29.05%) REST
6 962 (28.93%) SQL
7 945 (28.42%) JavaScript
8 901 (27.10%) Git (software)
9 881 (26.50%) Scrum
10 853 (25.65%) Jenkins
11 845 (25.41%) Microservices
12 830 (24.96%) HTML
13 756 (22.74%) Spring Boot
14 752 (22.62%) Web Services
15 723 (21.74%) Maven
16 721 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
17 706 (21.23%) Finance
18 697 (20.96%) JUnit
19 679 (20.42%) CSS
20 678 (20.39%) MVC
21 647 (19.46%) J2EE
22 628 (18.89%) RESTful
23 617 (18.56%) Linux
24 599 (18.02%) Oracle
25 585 (17.59%) AngularJS
26 576 (17.32%) SOAP
27 573 (17.23%) JSON
28 556 (16.72%) XML
29 533 (16.03%) BDD
30 532 (16.00%) 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
1 338 (10.17%) Confluence
2 303 (9.11%) JBoss
3 283 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 250 (7.52%) Apache
5 226 (6.80%) WebSphere
6 179 (5.38%) WebLogic
7 157 (4.72%) Apache Spark
8 128 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
9 110 (3.31%) Apache Solr
10 109 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 104 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
12 74 (2.23%) Mule
12 74 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 67 (2.02%) CMS
14 38 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 33 (0.99%) GlassFish
16 32 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
17 28 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
18 26 (0.78%) Mule ESB
19 24 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.030%) HipChat
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 37 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
2 26 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.12%) Murex MxG2000
7 3 (0.090%) Global One
7 3 (0.090%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.090%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.060%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.030%) Actimize
9 1 (0.030%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.030%) BASE24
9 1 (0.030%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.030%) Magento
9 1 (0.030%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.030%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.030%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 349 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (4.87%) GitHub
3 91 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (2.74%) PaaS
4 63 (1.89%) OpenShift
5 52 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (1.11%) IaaS
7 32 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
7 32 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (0.69%) SaaS
9 22 (0.66%) Twilio
10 21 (0.63%) Heroku
11 18 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.54%) Bluemix
11 18 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
12 14 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 12 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 190 (5.71%) HTTP
2 85 (2.56%) Internet
3 46 (1.38%) Kerberos
4 41 (1.23%) LDAP
5 38 (1.14%) SSL
6 34 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.48%) SMS
8 11 (0.33%) Firewall
9 10 (0.30%) 3GPP
9 10 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
9 10 (0.30%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (0.27%) Intranet
11 7 (0.21%) AMQP
11 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.18%) Skype
12 6 (0.18%) X.509
13 5 (0.15%) DSL
13 5 (0.15%) Network Security
14 4 (0.12%) VPN
15 3 (0.090%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 384 (11.55%) MongoDB
3 346 (10.41%) NoSQL
4 324 (9.74%) MySQL
5 233 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
6 222 (6.68%) Big Data
7 203 (6.11%) Hadoop
8 168 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 151 (4.54%) SQL Server
10 138 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 128 (3.85%) Oracle Database
12 102 (3.07%) HBase
13 75 (2.26%) DB2
14 59 (1.77%) Redis
15 46 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 42 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 41 (1.23%) Endeca
17 41 (1.23%) MariaDB
18 37 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
19 36 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 901 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 853 (25.65%) Jenkins
3 723 (21.74%) Maven
4 697 (20.96%) JUnit
5 486 (14.62%) JIRA
6 317 (9.53%) Mockito
7 295 (8.87%) Cucumber
8 280 (8.42%) Subversion
9 219 (6.59%) Selenium
10 212 (6.38%) Gradle
11 205 (6.17%) Eclipse
12 194 (5.83%) IntelliJ
13 125 (3.76%) Ant
14 82 (2.47%) TeamCity
15 67 (2.02%) Bitbucket
16 66 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 64 (1.92%) GitLab
17 64 (1.92%) Hudson
18 56 (1.68%) SonarQube
19 55 (1.65%) jMock
General
1 706 (21.23%) Finance
2 532 (16.00%) Banking
3 134 (4.03%) Front Office
4 131 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 86 (2.59%) Retail
6 74 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 50 (1.50%) Marketing
8 42 (1.26%) Billing
9 37 (1.11%) Games
9 37 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 33 (0.99%) Electronics
11 29 (0.87%) Publishing
12 22 (0.66%) Advertising
13 21 (0.63%) Back Office
14 19 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.42%) Law
17 11 (0.33%) Legal
18 10 (0.30%) International Banking
19 9 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2733 (82.20%) Developer
2 2225 (66.92%) Java Developer
3 431 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 342 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 220 (6.62%) Architect
6 186 (5.59%) Agile Developer
7 183 (5.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 183 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 150 (4.51%) Scala Developer
9 145 (4.36%) Java Engineer
10 114 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 109 (3.28%) Software Engineer
12 100 (3.01%) Angular Developer
13 84 (2.53%) Java Architect
14 78 (2.35%) Software Developer
15 77 (2.32%) Java Scala Developer
16 74 (2.23%) Java Software Developer
17 72 (2.17%) Lead Developer
18 71 (2.14%) SQL Developer
19 67 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1167 (35.10%) Hibernate
2 966 (29.05%) REST
3 830 (24.96%) HTML
4 756 (22.74%) Spring Boot
5 752 (22.62%) Web Services
6 679 (20.42%) CSS
7 647 (19.46%) J2EE
8 628 (18.89%) RESTful
9 585 (17.59%) AngularJS
10 576 (17.32%) SOAP
11 573 (17.23%) JSON
12 556 (16.72%) XML
13 516 (15.52%) Spring MVC
14 454 (13.65%) HTML5
15 333 (10.02%) JMS
16 329 (9.89%) Java EE
17 272 (8.18%) JPA
18 266 (8.00%) Node.js
19 263 (7.91%) JSP
20 260 (7.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 235 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 149 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 133 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 124 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (3.25%) User Experience
6 100 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 93 (2.80%) Algorithms
8 72 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 68 (2.05%) Derivative
10 60 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 60 (1.80%) Virtual Team
11 54 (1.62%) Fixed Income
12 41 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 40 (1.20%) Equities
13 40 (1.20%) Fintech
13 40 (1.20%) iPad
14 38 (1.14%) Cloud Native
15 36 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
16 28 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
17 26 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 617 (18.56%) Linux
2 358 (10.77%) Unix
3 67 (2.02%) Windows
4 61 (1.83%) Android
5 37 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 27 (0.81%) Solaris
8 24 (0.72%) HPUX
9 22 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 18 (0.54%) CentOS
11 16 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.27%) VMS
13 6 (0.18%) AIX
14 4 (0.12%) Debian
14 4 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.090%) Windows Server
16 1 (0.030%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2065 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1183 (35.58%) TDD
3 881 (26.50%) Scrum
4 845 (25.41%) Microservices
5 721 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
6 678 (20.39%) MVC
7 533 (16.03%) BDD
8 476 (14.32%) DevOps
9 465 (13.98%) Open Source
10 441 (13.26%) Test Automation
11 427 (12.84%) OO
12 362 (10.89%) Software Engineering
13 309 (9.29%) Unit Testing
14 287 (8.63%) SOA
15 279 (8.39%) E-Commerce
16 259 (7.79%) Kanban
17 238 (7.16%) SDLC
18 213 (6.41%) Pair Programming
19 196 (5.89%) Web Development
20 168 (5.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3207 (96.45%) Java
2 962 (28.93%) SQL
3 945 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 347 (10.44%) Scala
5 250 (7.52%) Python
6 216 (6.50%) Ruby
7 158 (4.75%) PL/SQL
8 157 (4.72%) C#
9 92 (2.77%) Shell Script
10 77 (2.32%) Groovy
11 71 (2.14%) Perl
12 65 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 57 (1.71%) ES6
14 46 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 45 (1.35%) Go
16 42 (1.26%) C++
17 29 (0.87%) PHP
18 20 (0.60%) XPath
19 17 (0.51%) C
20 13 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 159 (4.78%) Degree
3 137 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 54 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 17 (0.51%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.27%) ISEB
7 9 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.24%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.15%) CISA
9 5 (0.15%) CISM
9 5 (0.15%) CISSP
9 5 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.060%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.060%) HND
12 1 (0.030%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.030%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (2.86%) QA
2 61 (1.83%) MiFID
3 24 (0.72%) EMIR
4 22 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.33%) SLA
7 10 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.15%) FedRAMP
8 5 (0.15%) HL7
9 3 (0.090%) FATCA
10 2 (0.060%) WAI
10 2 (0.060%) WCAG
11 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.030%) GDPR
11 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 430 (12.93%) Docker
2 73 (2.20%) HDFS
3 71 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 28 (0.84%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.27%) Varnish
7 7 (0.21%) LXC
7 7 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 6 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.12%) OpenIDM
10 3 (0.090%) NFS
10 3 (0.090%) Platform Symphony
10 3 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.090%) vSphere
11 2 (0.060%) GridGain
12 1 (0.030%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 177 (5.32%) Puppet
2 156 (4.69%) Kubernetes
3 148 (4.45%) Ansible
4 100 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (1.65%) Terraform
6 28 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
7 24 (0.72%) Kibana
8 15 (0.45%) Grafana
8 15 (0.45%) Oozie
9 13 (0.39%) logstash
10 11 (0.33%) Mesos
11 10 (0.30%) Consul
12 9 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.18%) Rancher
14 5 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.15%) Marathon
15 4 (0.12%) Control-M
15 4 (0.12%) Rundeck
16 3 (0.090%) Nagios
16 3 (0.090%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 599 (18.02%) Oracle
2 157 (4.72%) Google
3 96 (2.89%) hybris
4 95 (2.86%) IBM
5 80 (2.41%) SAP
5 80 (2.41%) Sybase
6 69 (2.08%) MuleSoft
7 64 (1.92%) Adobe
8 56 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 55 (1.65%) Perforce
10 52 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.35%) ATG
12 42 (1.26%) TIBCO
13 37 (1.11%) webMethods
14 28 (0.84%) Splunk
15 27 (0.81%) AppDynamics
16 24 (0.72%) Atlassian
17 23 (0.69%) Microsoft
18 21 (0.63%) Cloudera
18 21 (0.63%) Murex
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Coded People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago