The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 70 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 2.52% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 12.16% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £252 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 222 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.59% 20.69% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 142 77
Average daily rate £375 £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £194 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Reading region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Reading region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Maven
3 9 (50.00%) JUnit
3 9 (50.00%) Apache CXF
4 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) Struts
5 7 (38.89%) Apache
5 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (38.89%) Struts2
6 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) Kanban
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Apache Camel
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) RESTful
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) JBoss
8 4 (22.22%) SOA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (38.89%) Apache
1 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Liferay
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Maven
2 9 (50.00%) JUnit
3 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (22.22%) Subversion
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) DbUnit
6 3 (16.67%) Mockito
6 3 (16.67%) jMock
6 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 7 (38.89%) jQuery
2 7 (38.89%) Struts2
2 7 (38.89%) Struts
2 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) Apache Camel
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) PowerMock
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 2 (11.11%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XSD
8 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Kanban
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 3 (16.67%) Hyperic
1 3 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM