The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 96 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs citing Spring 33 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 0.85% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.08% 3.80% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 5
Average daily rate £375 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £284 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 27 £375 +7.14% 4
Bracknell -1 1 £500 -4.76% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 74 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (44.59%) Hibernate
3 29 (39.19%) jQuery
3 29 (39.19%) J2EE
4 28 (37.84%) HTML
5 27 (36.49%) SQL
5 27 (36.49%) Web Services
6 22 (29.73%) Tomcat
6 22 (29.73%) CSS
7 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
7 21 (28.38%) XML
8 19 (25.68%) Unit Testing
9 17 (22.97%) Scrum
9 17 (22.97%) Struts
10 16 (21.62%) UNIX
10 16 (21.62%) MVC
11 15 (20.27%) Ajax
11 15 (20.27%) MySQL
11 15 (20.27%) Oracle
12 14 (18.92%) Subversion
12 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.92%) Struts2
13 13 (17.57%) Linux
14 12 (16.22%) JSP
15 11 (14.86%) JUnit
15 11 (14.86%) SOA
15 11 (14.86%) Eclipse
16 10 (13.51%) Finance
16 10 (13.51%) Maven
16 10 (13.51%) Spring MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.16%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.11%) Confluence
4 5 (6.76%) Alfresco
4 5 (6.76%) Apache
4 5 (6.76%) CMS
5 2 (2.70%) Mule
5 2 (2.70%) Liferay
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.35%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
1 2 (2.70%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) Voldemort
4 2 (2.70%) BigTable
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Subversion
2 11 (14.86%) JUnit
2 11 (14.86%) Eclipse
3 10 (13.51%) Maven
4 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) Mockito
5 1 (1.35%) Hamcrest
5 1 (1.35%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (1.35%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.35%) Xcode
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Publishing
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 56 (75.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Technical Leader
4 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile Web Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Architect
7 1 (1.35%) Junior
7 1 (1.35%) Consultant
7 1 (1.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) Hibernate
2 29 (39.19%) jQuery
2 29 (39.19%) J2EE
3 28 (37.84%) HTML
4 27 (36.49%) Web Services
5 22 (29.73%) CSS
6 21 (28.38%) XML
7 17 (22.97%) Struts
8 15 (20.27%) Ajax
9 14 (18.92%) Struts2
10 12 (16.22%) JSP
11 10 (13.51%) Spring MVC
11 10 (13.51%) HTML5
12 9 (12.16%) SOAP
13 8 (10.81%) JSON
14 7 (9.46%) RESTful
14 7 (9.46%) CSS3
15 6 (8.11%) Java EE
15 6 (8.11%) XSD
16 5 (6.76%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.41%) iPad
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) GIS
4 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Wiki
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) UNIX
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.05%) Android
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Unit Testing
2 17 (22.97%) Scrum
3 16 (21.62%) MVC
4 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.86%) SOA
6 9 (12.16%) TDD
7 8 (10.81%) OO
7 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.81%) B2C
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.46%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.11%) Kanban
10 5 (6.76%) Time Management
10 5 (6.76%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (6.76%) Content Management
11 4 (5.41%) E-business
11 4 (5.41%) Validation
11 4 (5.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) MOM
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) hybris
3 5 (6.76%) Sencha
4 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Akamai
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) Mercator
6 1 (1.35%) Intel
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat