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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 Software Spring Framework
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7  
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.95% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 4.44% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
Median daily rate £513 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 496 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.33% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 8 £513 +16.47% 8
Bracknell - 7 £538 -
Slough +3 1 £340 - 1
Newbury -2 1 £450 -21.73% 3
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) TDD
4 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (44.44%) REST
5 16 (44.44%) Maven
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (41.67%) BDD
6 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) JUnit
6 15 (41.67%) Web Services
7 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 14 (38.89%) User Stories
7 14 (38.89%) Microservices
8 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
8 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 12 (33.33%) Kanban
9 12 (33.33%) DevOps
10 11 (30.56%) JIRA
10 11 (30.56%) Spring MVC
10 11 (30.56%) MVC
10 11 (30.56%) Struts
11 10 (27.78%) SOA
11 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
11 10 (27.78%) IntelliJ
11 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
11 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
11 10 (27.78%) JSF
11 10 (27.78%) Mercurial

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 10 (27.78%) Confluence
2 9 (25.00%) Apache
3 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (13.89%) Apache Solr
5 5 (13.89%) JBoss
6 4 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon S3
3 5 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (13.89%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) 3GPP
1 3 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) DB2
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (44.44%) Maven
3 15 (41.67%) JUnit
4 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 11 (30.56%) JIRA
6 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
6 10 (27.78%) Gradle
6 10 (27.78%) IntelliJ
6 10 (27.78%) Mercurial
7 5 (13.89%) SonarQube
8 4 (11.11%) Checkstyle
9 3 (8.33%) Mockito
10 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
11 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
11 1 (2.78%) DbUnit
11 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
11 1 (2.78%) jMock
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
1 28 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Java Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Angular Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) REST
2 15 (41.67%) Web Services
3 11 (30.56%) Spring MVC
3 11 (30.56%) Struts
4 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 10 (27.78%) JSF
5 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 7 (19.44%) J2EE
5 7 (19.44%) JSP
6 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.67%) Middleware
6 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (16.67%) RESTful
7 5 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) React
8 4 (11.11%) SOAP
9 3 (8.33%) CSS
9 3 (8.33%) JDBC
9 3 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) TDD
3 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (41.67%) BDD
5 14 (38.89%) Microservices
5 14 (38.89%) User Stories
6 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
7 12 (33.33%) DevOps
7 12 (33.33%) Kanban
7 12 (33.33%) Scrum
8 11 (30.56%) MVC
9 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
9 10 (27.78%) SOA
10 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
12 4 (11.11%) Content Management
12 4 (11.11%) Release Management
13 3 (8.33%) Product Management
13 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Java 9
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
1 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
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