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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 94 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 32 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 1.27% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 5.79% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £324 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
558 535 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.59% 21.84% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 262 312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +5 20 £388 +10.71% 4
Bracknell - 5 - -
Newbury -11 1 £440 +17.33%
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (57.14%) MVC
5 23 (54.76%) jQuery
5 23 (54.76%) HTML
6 22 (52.38%) CSS
6 22 (52.38%) Spring MVC
7 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (45.24%) Oracle
9 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (40.48%) TDD
10 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
11 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
12 15 (35.71%) TeamCity
12 15 (35.71%) Scrum
12 15 (35.71%) SQL
12 15 (35.71%) EJB
12 15 (35.71%) Python
13 14 (33.33%) GIS
13 14 (33.33%) Oracle Spatial
14 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
15 11 (26.19%) Java EE
16 10 (23.81%) User Stories
17 9 (21.43%) J2EE
18 8 (19.05%) Web Services
18 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
18 8 (19.05%) JPA
18 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
19 6 (14.29%) XML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (33.33%) Oracle Spatial
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.14%) Jetty
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (4.76%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.76%) JBoss
6 2 (4.76%) Apache
7 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
1 2 (4.76%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (35.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) JUnit
3 3 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 3 (7.14%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Mockito
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) jMock
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 23 (54.76%) jQuery
2 23 (54.76%) HTML
3 22 (52.38%) CSS
3 22 (52.38%) Spring MVC
4 17 (40.48%) AngularJS
5 15 (35.71%) EJB
6 11 (26.19%) Java EE
7 9 (21.43%) J2EE
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
8 8 (19.05%) JPA
9 6 (14.29%) XML
10 4 (9.52%) JDBC
10 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (9.52%) JSF
10 4 (9.52%) Struts
11 2 (4.76%) JNI
11 2 (4.76%) Ajax
11 2 (4.76%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) GIS
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) MVC
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) TDD
4 15 (35.71%) Scrum
5 10 (23.81%) User Stories
6 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.14%) BDD
10 3 (7.14%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) OOD
11 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.76%) System Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Kanban
11 2 (4.76%) Image Processing
11 2 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Elastic Path
4 1 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) Demandware
4 1 (2.38%) Sage