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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 91 86 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Contract jobs citing Spring 28 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.68% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 7.44% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £295 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
546 578 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 22.58% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 290 235
Average daily rate £363 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 10 £350 -12.50% 3
Slough +3 3 £300 - 2
Newbury +1 2 £375 - 7
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (96.77%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) Hibernate
3 23 (37.10%) XML
4 22 (35.48%) HTML
4 22 (35.48%) J2EE
5 20 (32.26%) UNIX
6 19 (30.65%) Web Services
7 18 (29.03%) SQL
8 17 (27.42%) CSS
8 17 (27.42%) MVC
9 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
10 15 (24.19%) Scrum
11 14 (22.58%) Tomcat
12 13 (20.97%) MySQL
12 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
13 12 (19.35%) jQuery
13 12 (19.35%) Ajax
13 12 (19.35%) JUnit
14 11 (17.74%) OO
15 10 (16.13%) Struts
15 10 (16.13%) Linux
15 10 (16.13%) JIRA
15 10 (16.13%) Spring MVC
15 10 (16.13%) Subversion
16 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.52%) JSP
17 8 (12.90%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.90%) Liferay
3 6 (9.68%) CMS
3 6 (9.68%) Confluence
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.45%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.61%) Mule
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
2 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.45%) DB2
4 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
6 1 (1.61%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.61%) BigTable
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) JUnit
2 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 10 (16.13%) Subversion
3 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.68%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.06%) Maven
6 3 (4.84%) Hudson
6 3 (4.84%) Gradle
6 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.23%) Ant
7 2 (3.23%) jMock
7 2 (3.23%) Mockito
8 1 (1.61%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) Xcode
8 1 (1.61%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
General
1 3 (4.84%) Publishing
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (91.94%) Developer
2 43 (69.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Portal Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Systems Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Web Developer
6 2 (3.23%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Hibernate
2 23 (37.10%) XML
3 22 (35.48%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) J2EE
4 19 (30.65%) Web Services
5 17 (27.42%) CSS
6 12 (19.35%) jQuery
6 12 (19.35%) Ajax
7 10 (16.13%) Struts
7 10 (16.13%) Spring MVC
8 9 (14.52%) JSP
9 8 (12.90%) SOAP
9 8 (12.90%) RESTful
10 6 (9.68%) JMS
10 6 (9.68%) JDBC
10 6 (9.68%) XSD
10 6 (9.68%) JSON
10 6 (9.68%) REST
11 5 (8.06%) Java EE
12 4 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Open Source
1 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Physics
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) UNIX
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) AIX
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) MVC
2 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 15 (24.19%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
5 11 (17.74%) OO
6 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.29%) B2C
7 7 (11.29%) SOA
8 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Content Management
10 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.45%) BDD
11 3 (4.84%) Time Management
11 3 (4.84%) Pair Programming
12 2 (3.23%) OOP
12 2 (3.23%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (3.23%) Web Development
12 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.06%) Scala
5 5 (8.06%) Groovy
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) hybris
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Sencha
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.61%) Akamai
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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