Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal Spring Framework
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 104 145
Rank change year-on-year -2 +41 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 63 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.59% 1.09% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.27% 5.60% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 36
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +23.57%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £525 £546 £581
South East median daily rate £485 £469 £438
% change year-on-year +3.47% +7.14% +12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +27.86%

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,005 732 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.30% 19.50% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 434 607
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £294 £275
90th Percentile £538 £543 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -62.12%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.80 £34.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Berkshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Berkshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Berkshire

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Berkshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +15 21 £550 +4.76% 1
Reading -12 11 £450 -2.70% 25
Maidenhead - 5 £470 - 1
Newbury -16 2 £444 +22.41% 1
Wokingham - 2 £384 - 2
Slough -6 1 £350 +2.94%
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 61 (96.83%) Java
2 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (57.14%) REST
4 33 (52.38%) Jenkins
4 33 (52.38%) Java 8
5 32 (50.79%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (49.21%) TDD
7 30 (47.62%) JIRA
8 27 (42.86%) Maven
8 27 (42.86%) Hibernate
9 25 (39.68%) BDD
10 24 (38.10%) Docker
10 24 (38.10%) JUnit
11 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
11 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
12 22 (34.92%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (34.92%) Microservices
12 22 (34.92%) SOA
13 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
13 20 (31.75%) SOAP
13 20 (31.75%) Web Services
13 20 (31.75%) MVC
14 15 (23.81%) Java EE
14 15 (23.81%) CSS
14 15 (23.81%) HTML
14 15 (23.81%) J2EE
14 15 (23.81%) RESTful
15 14 (22.22%) DevOps
15 14 (22.22%) Spring Boot
15 14 (22.22%) MySQL

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.63%) Apache Solr
1 13 (20.63%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (11.11%) Confluence
4 5 (7.94%) Alfresco
5 4 (6.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (3.17%) CMS
8 1 (1.59%) Documentum
8 1 (1.59%) Drupal
8 1 (1.59%) FileNet
8 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.59%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.59%) Mule
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Serverless
3 5 (7.94%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.76%) CloudFront
5 2 (3.17%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
1 7 (11.11%) MPLS
1 7 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
2 14 (22.22%) MySQL
3 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
4 11 (17.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (17.46%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.35%) Big Data
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 30 (47.62%) JIRA
3 27 (42.86%) Maven
4 24 (38.10%) JUnit
5 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
6 12 (19.05%) Bitbucket
6 12 (19.05%) Mockito
7 11 (17.46%) git-flow
8 10 (15.87%) Eclipse
8 10 (15.87%) Gradle
8 10 (15.87%) IntelliJ
8 10 (15.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (11.11%) Mercurial
10 5 (7.94%) SoapUI
10 5 (7.94%) Subversion
11 3 (4.76%) Checkstyle
11 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.76%) SonarQube
11 3 (4.76%) XMLSpy
12 2 (3.17%) TestRail
General
1 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 43 (68.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.11%) OSS Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.52%) OSS Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.17%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Backend Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Backend Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) REST
2 27 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 20 (31.75%) SOAP
3 20 (31.75%) Web Services
4 15 (23.81%) CSS
4 15 (23.81%) HTML
4 15 (23.81%) J2EE
4 15 (23.81%) Java EE
4 15 (23.81%) RESTful
5 14 (22.22%) Spring Boot
6 10 (15.87%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (14.29%) Spring MVC
8 8 (12.70%) JSF
8 8 (12.70%) Struts
9 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.11%) XML
10 6 (9.52%) Middleware
11 4 (6.35%) JMS
11 4 (6.35%) JPA
11 4 (6.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
1 3 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (49.21%) TDD
4 25 (39.68%) BDD
5 22 (34.92%) Microservices
5 22 (34.92%) SOA
6 20 (31.75%) MVC
7 14 (22.22%) DevOps
8 13 (20.63%) Scrum
9 12 (19.05%) SDLC
10 9 (14.29%) Kanban
10 9 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
11 8 (12.70%) User Stories
12 7 (11.11%) Network Management
12 7 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
12 7 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 7 (11.11%) Use Case
13 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (96.83%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) Java 8
3 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.87%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) C#
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) Go
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Scala
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (38.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.35%) Adobe
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) FatWire
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.59%) OpenText
5 1 (1.59%) Sencha
5 1 (1.59%) Vignette
5 1 (1.59%) Xerox