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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 65 64 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Contract jobs citing Spring 10 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.12% 1.84% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 6.99% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
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 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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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
201 286 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.51% 26.36% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 172 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Hibernate
3 9 (39.13%) UNIX
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) JSON
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) SOAP
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
8 4 (17.39%) Physics
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Scala
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
9 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.04%) DevOps
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (13.04%) REST
9 3 (13.04%) CSS3
9 3 (13.04%) TDD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.35%) Liferay
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JBehave
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Hibernate
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) JSP
5 3 (13.04%) Servlets
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Security
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (13.04%) REST
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) Struts
6 2 (8.70%) JDBC
7 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
1 4 (17.39%) Physics
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Cadence