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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 97 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Spring 26 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 0.71% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 3.41% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 22
Average daily rate £398 £378 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £483 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
516 557 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.39% 20.73% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 309 315
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 19 £425 +1.49% 7
Slough +10 4 £285 -5.00%
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) Hibernate
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Maven
5 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) J2EE
6 10 (25.64%) Web Services
6 10 (25.64%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) JUnit
7 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 8 (20.51%) REST
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) MySQL
8 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.38%) MVC
9 6 (15.38%) CSS
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
9 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 6 (15.38%) hybris
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
10 5 (12.82%) Spring Integration
10 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
10 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.82%) Groovy

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) Jetty
1 4 (10.26%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) ASN.1
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 3 (7.69%) Big Data
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) HBase
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Maven
2 9 (23.08%) JUnit
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.26%) Ant
5 4 (10.26%) Selenium
6 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (5.13%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (5.13%) Build Forge
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
8 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.56%) Gradle
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Java Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Junior
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) Hibernate
2 10 (25.64%) J2EE
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 8 (20.51%) REST
3 8 (20.51%) SOAP
4 6 (15.38%) CSS
4 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) Spring Integration
5 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
5 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (10.26%) Apache Commons
6 4 (10.26%) Grails
6 4 (10.26%) JAX-WS
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.38%) MVC
4 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) SDLC
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) AOP
7 2 (5.13%) B2C
7 2 (5.13%) Image Processing
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 2 (5.13%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Groovy
4 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) C
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) hybris
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) ATG
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
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