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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 53 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.26% 1.44% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.25% 6.44% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £540 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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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
227 202 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.46% 22.42% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 95 114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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%) Hibernate
3 18 (69.23%) MVC
4 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) Spring MVC
5 15 (57.69%) jQuery
5 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
6 14 (53.85%) Scrum
7 13 (50.00%) HTML
8 12 (46.15%) CSS
8 12 (46.15%) Oracle
8 12 (46.15%) Java EE
8 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
9 11 (42.31%) TeamCity
9 11 (42.31%) EJB
9 11 (42.31%) Python
9 11 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (42.31%) TDD
10 10 (38.46%) GIS
10 10 (38.46%) Oracle Spatial
11 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
11 9 (34.62%) User Stories
12 8 (30.77%) JPA
12 8 (30.77%) SQL
13 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
13 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
14 5 (19.23%) Spring Web Flow
14 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
14 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (38.46%) Oracle Spatial
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (42.31%) TeamCity
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
3 3 (11.54%) ClearQuest
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Java 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%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Build Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) Hibernate
2 17 (65.38%) Spring MVC
3 15 (57.69%) jQuery
4 13 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 12 (46.15%) Java EE
6 11 (42.31%) EJB
7 8 (30.77%) JPA
8 5 (19.23%) Spring Web Flow
9 4 (15.38%) JSF
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) J2EE
11 2 (7.69%) Struts
11 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (3.85%) Ajax
12 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
12 1 (3.85%) RESTful
12 1 (3.85%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) GIS
2 4 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) MVC
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) User Stories
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) OOD
9 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 2 (7.69%) SOA
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.85%) System Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Kanban
11 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.85%) BDD
11 1 (3.85%) AOP
11 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) 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 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Path
3 1 (3.85%) hybris
3 1 (3.85%) Demandware