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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 57 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 1.16% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.72% 4.98% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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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
272 201 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.80% 23.32% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 101 133
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) MVC
2 20 (76.92%) Hibernate
3 18 (69.23%) Spring MVC
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (61.54%) jQuery
6 15 (57.69%) Scrum
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle
7 14 (53.85%) HTML
8 13 (50.00%) CSS
8 13 (50.00%) TDD
8 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 12 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (46.15%) TeamCity
9 12 (46.15%) EJB
9 12 (46.15%) Python
10 11 (42.31%) GIS
10 11 (42.31%) Oracle Spatial
10 11 (42.31%) Java EE
11 10 (38.46%) User Stories
12 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
13 8 (30.77%) JPA
13 8 (30.77%) SQL
14 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
15 5 (19.23%) J2EE
16 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (42.31%) Oracle Spatial
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (46.15%) TeamCity
3 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
3 3 (11.54%) ClearQuest
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.85%) jMock
5 1 (3.85%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Mockito
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) Hibernate
2 18 (69.23%) Spring MVC
3 16 (61.54%) jQuery
4 14 (53.85%) HTML
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 13 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (46.15%) EJB
7 11 (42.31%) Java EE
8 8 (30.77%) JPA
9 5 (19.23%) J2EE
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) Spring Web Flow
11 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (11.54%) JSF
12 2 (7.69%) RESTful
12 2 (7.69%) REST
13 1 (3.85%) PowerMock
13 1 (3.85%) RESTEasy
13 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) GIS
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) MVC
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) User Stories
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) OOD
8 3 (11.54%) UML
9 2 (7.69%) BDD
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Kanban
10 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.85%) AOP
10 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.85%) SOA
10 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) XPath
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Path
3 1 (3.85%) hybris
3 1 (3.85%) Demandware