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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 106 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.82% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 7.53% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.31% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £244 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
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
522 624 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.71% 24.21% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 333 259
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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 12 £475 +30.13% 3
Bracknell -4 4 £575 +91.66%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 5
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (90.38%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) J2EE
4 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.85%) HTML
5 15 (28.85%) SQL
5 15 (28.85%) XML
6 14 (26.92%) Web Services
6 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
7 13 (25.00%) Oracle
7 13 (25.00%) TDD
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (23.08%) SOAP
8 12 (23.08%) Struts
8 12 (23.08%) UNIX
8 12 (23.08%) MVC
9 11 (21.15%) Eclipse
9 11 (21.15%) Linux
9 11 (21.15%) JUnit
9 11 (21.15%) Maven
9 11 (21.15%) Scala
10 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 10 (19.23%) Apache
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) MySQL
12 8 (15.38%) JSP
12 8 (15.38%) Kanban
12 8 (15.38%) RESTful

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 10 (19.23%) Apache
3 7 (13.46%) Liferay
4 5 (9.62%) JBoss
4 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.69%) Alfresco
6 3 (5.77%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Eclipse
1 11 (21.15%) JUnit
1 11 (21.15%) Maven
2 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) jMock
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Mockito
5 3 (5.77%) DbUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Hudson
5 3 (5.77%) Gradle
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Ant
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) JBehave
7 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Scala Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Development Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.85%) UI Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Portal Developer
5 2 (3.85%) UI Programmer
6 1 (1.92%) Automation Tester
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (1.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) Hibernate
2 22 (42.31%) J2EE
3 15 (28.85%) HTML
3 15 (28.85%) XML
4 14 (26.92%) Web Services
5 12 (23.08%) SOAP
5 12 (23.08%) Struts
6 9 (17.31%) CSS
7 8 (15.38%) JSP
7 8 (15.38%) RESTful
8 7 (13.46%) REST
8 7 (13.46%) jQuery
8 7 (13.46%) Servlets
9 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
9 6 (11.54%) Spring Security
9 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
10 5 (9.62%) Apache CXF
10 5 (9.62%) Java EE
10 5 (9.62%) JSON
10 5 (9.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
1 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Physics
2 4 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) UNIX
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) TDD
2 13 (25.00%) Scrum
2 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (23.08%) MVC
4 8 (15.38%) Kanban
5 7 (13.46%) BDD
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
5 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.54%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) Pair Programming
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.77%) User Stories
9 3 (5.77%) OOP
10 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Scala
5 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) PHP5
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) vSphere
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) logstash
1 3 (5.77%) Hyperic
1 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
2 3 (5.77%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (1.92%) Cadence
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
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