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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 97 92 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing Spring 26 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.60% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 6.92% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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
516 607 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.61% 23.19% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 346 220
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014. 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 -1 10 £550 +57.14% 3
Bracknell +1 4 £575 +91.66% 1
Slough - 2 £312 - 2
Newbury -5 1 £375 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 54 (96.43%) Java
2 28 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 23 (41.07%) J2EE
4 22 (39.29%) HTML
4 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.71%) XML
6 19 (33.93%) SQL
7 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 17 (30.36%) UNIX
9 15 (26.79%) CSS
9 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
9 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
10 14 (25.00%) MVC
11 13 (23.21%) Scrum
12 12 (21.43%) Oracle
13 11 (19.64%) MySQL
13 11 (19.64%) Web Services
13 11 (19.64%) JSP
14 10 (17.86%) Linux
14 10 (17.86%) JUnit
14 10 (17.86%) Apache
14 10 (17.86%) TDD
14 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.86%) Scala
15 9 (16.07%) Liferay
15 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
15 9 (16.07%) Struts
16 8 (14.29%) Servlets
16 8 (14.29%) SOAP
16 8 (14.29%) Eclipse

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.86%) Apache
3 9 (16.07%) Liferay
4 5 (8.93%) Alfresco
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
6 3 (5.36%) CMS
6 3 (5.36%) Confluence
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.93%) DB2
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) JUnit
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 6 (10.71%) Subversion
5 5 (8.93%) IntelliJ
6 4 (7.14%) Maven
6 4 (7.14%) Gradle
7 3 (5.36%) Hudson
8 2 (3.57%) jMock
8 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.79%) JBehave
9 1 (1.79%) Mockito
9 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.79%) Ant
9 1 (1.79%) Selenium
9 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 37 (66.07%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Portal Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.57%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 23 (41.07%) J2EE
3 22 (39.29%) HTML
4 20 (35.71%) XML
5 15 (26.79%) CSS
6 11 (19.64%) JSP
6 11 (19.64%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) Struts
8 8 (14.29%) Servlets
8 8 (14.29%) SOAP
8 8 (14.29%) jQuery
9 7 (12.50%) Ajax
9 7 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 7 (12.50%) JDBC
10 6 (10.71%) JMS
10 6 (10.71%) Spring Security
10 6 (10.71%) JSON
10 6 (10.71%) RESTful
10 6 (10.71%) REST
11 5 (8.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Open Source
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) UNIX
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.00%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (10.71%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.71%) BDD
8 6 (10.71%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
10 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.36%) B2C
10 3 (5.36%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (5.36%) DevOps
10 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.36%) User Stories
11 2 (3.57%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) Scala
5 5 (8.93%) Groovy
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) GigaSpaces
3 3 (5.36%) hybris
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Cadence
4 1 (1.79%) SAP