The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 110 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 1.29% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 6.67% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £248 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
Spring
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
625 525 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.11% 19.29% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 316 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -17 5 £325 -13.33% 3
Bracknell +5 2 £425 -15.00% 1
Newbury - 1 £400 - 2
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) Maven
3 14 (46.67%) Struts
4 13 (43.33%) JUnit
4 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
4 13 (43.33%) TDD
5 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) jQuery
7 10 (33.33%) J2EE
7 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 9 (30.00%) JBoss
8 9 (30.00%) Apache
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) Web Services
8 9 (30.00%) Apache CXF
8 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
9 8 (26.67%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) Scrum
10 7 (23.33%) JSP
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) UNIX
10 7 (23.33%) Struts2
10 7 (23.33%) Subversion
11 6 (20.00%) JSF

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (30.00%) JBoss
2 9 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.67%) Liferay
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Maven
2 13 (43.33%) JUnit
3 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (23.33%) Subversion
6 6 (20.00%) Ant
7 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.00%) DbUnit
8 3 (10.00%) Mockito
8 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
8 3 (10.00%) jMock
9 1 (3.33%) JIRA
9 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.33%) Gradle
9 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Management Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Struts
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) J2EE
3 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 10 (33.33%) jQuery
4 9 (30.00%) Apache CXF
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) JSP
5 7 (23.33%) Struts2
6 6 (20.00%) JSF
6 6 (20.00%) Java EE
6 6 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (16.67%) Apache Camel
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
9 3 (10.00%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) TDD
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) System Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Coaching
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) PHP5
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (10.00%) Hyperic
1 3 (10.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) GigaSpaces