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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 56 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 2.03% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 7.05% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£456 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £257 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £377 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
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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
213 312 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.51% 28.73% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 181 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, 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 23 (88.46%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
5 8 (30.77%) UNIX
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE
6 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 6 (23.08%) Scala
7 6 (23.08%) JUnit
7 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) Apache
7 6 (23.08%) Maven
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Apache CXF
8 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) JSP
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) Apache Camel
8 5 (19.23%) DevOps
9 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (15.38%) REST
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
3 4 (15.38%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) Liferay
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JUnit
1 6 (23.08%) Maven
2 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) DbUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Mockito
4 3 (11.54%) jMock
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) JBehave
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) Hibernate
2 7 (26.92%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) JSP
4 5 (19.23%) Apache CXF
4 5 (19.23%) Apache Camel
5 4 (15.38%) REST
5 4 (15.38%) Servlets
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Struts
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) Spring Security
6 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (11.54%) JSON
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
6 3 (11.54%) PowerMock
6 3 (11.54%) RESTful
6 3 (11.54%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.54%) Physics
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) UNIX
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Scrum
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) Kanban
3 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) User Stories
9 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Scala
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
1 3 (11.54%) Hyperic
1 3 (11.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Cadence