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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 89 83 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Contract jobs citing Spring 32 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.68% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.97% 7.14% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £298 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -27.16%
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
536 602 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.91% 23.59% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 320 228
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £249 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 £350 -12.50% 2
Slough - 4 £315 - 1
Newbury -2 1 £375 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 56 (96.55%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) Hibernate
3 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (41.38%) XML
5 22 (37.93%) UNIX
6 21 (36.21%) HTML
7 20 (34.48%) J2EE
8 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
9 18 (31.03%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) MVC
10 17 (29.31%) Scrum
11 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 16 (27.59%) CSS
12 14 (24.14%) Tomcat
13 13 (22.41%) MySQL
13 13 (22.41%) JUnit
14 12 (20.69%) Web Services
14 12 (20.69%) Linux
14 12 (20.69%) TDD
15 11 (18.97%) Ajax
15 11 (18.97%) JIRA
15 11 (18.97%) jQuery
16 10 (17.24%) Spring MVC
16 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
16 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (17.24%) JSP
17 9 (15.52%) Struts
17 9 (15.52%) OO
17 9 (15.52%) Subversion
17 9 (15.52%) Liferay

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.52%) Liferay
3 6 (10.34%) Confluence
4 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) Alfresco
5 4 (6.90%) CMS
5 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) Mule
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) DB2
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Redis
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.72%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) JUnit
2 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 9 (15.52%) Subversion
3 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.34%) Maven
5 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.62%) IntelliJ
6 4 (6.90%) Gradle
7 3 (5.17%) Hudson
8 2 (3.45%) jMock
8 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.45%) Mockito
8 2 (3.45%) Ant
8 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.72%) Hamcrest
9 1 (1.72%) JBehave
9 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.72%) Xcode
9 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (89.66%) Developer
2 40 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Portal Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.45%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.72%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) Hibernate
2 24 (41.38%) XML
3 21 (36.21%) HTML
4 20 (34.48%) J2EE
5 16 (27.59%) CSS
6 12 (20.69%) Web Services
7 11 (18.97%) Ajax
7 11 (18.97%) jQuery
8 10 (17.24%) Spring MVC
8 10 (17.24%) JSP
9 9 (15.52%) Struts
10 8 (13.79%) SOAP
10 8 (13.79%) RESTful
11 6 (10.34%) JDBC
11 6 (10.34%) XSD
11 6 (10.34%) JMS
11 6 (10.34%) REST
12 5 (8.62%) XSLT
13 4 (6.90%) XHTML
13 4 (6.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Physics
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) GIS
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) UNIX
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
3 18 (31.03%) MVC
4 17 (29.31%) Scrum
5 12 (20.69%) TDD
6 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.52%) OO
8 7 (12.07%) BDD
8 7 (12.07%) SOA
8 7 (12.07%) B2C
9 6 (10.34%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Pair Programming
10 4 (6.90%) Kanban
11 3 (5.17%) Content Management
11 3 (5.17%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (5.17%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
11 3 (5.17%) User Stories
11 3 (5.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.52%) Scala
5 5 (8.62%) Groovy
6 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) hybris
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) GigaSpaces
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Cadence
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Akamai
6 1 (1.72%) Sencha
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