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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 61 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 19 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.93% 1.40% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.02% 5.80% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Average daily rate £425 £438 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £307 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £520 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
Berkshire

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
237 207 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.01% 24.13% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 123 144
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Hibernate
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Maven
4 8 (34.78%) JUnit
4 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (26.09%) REST
5 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) MySQL
6 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) hybris
7 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (17.39%) Node.js
7 4 (17.39%) Spring Integration

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) HBase
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Maven
2 8 (34.78%) JUnit
3 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 2 (8.70%) Build Forge
7 1 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Hibernate
2 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
2 6 (26.09%) J2EE
2 6 (26.09%) REST
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Commons
4 4 (17.39%) Grails
4 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (17.39%) Spring Integration
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
5 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.70%) JMS
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
7 1 (4.35%) People Management
7 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) ATG
1 4 (17.39%) hybris
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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