Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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 Software Spring Framework
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 119 139
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 47 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 5.11% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 25
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £315
90th Percentile £568 £525 £484
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +14.29%

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 953 900 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.44% 22.47% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 537 631
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% -8.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.25 £12.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Reading -16 9 £450 +5.88% 16
Bracknell - 9 £500 - 5
Newbury -7 8 £333 - 5
Slough +3 5 £488 +52.94%
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 5
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) REST
3 28 (59.57%) Jenkins
4 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (48.94%) JIRA
6 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
6 19 (40.43%) Apache Solr
7 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.17%) Web Services
8 17 (36.17%) TDD
8 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
8 17 (36.17%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (34.04%) SDLC
10 15 (31.91%) Microservices
11 14 (29.79%) Docker
11 14 (29.79%) Struts
12 13 (27.66%) SOA
12 13 (27.66%) SQL
12 13 (27.66%) Oracle
12 13 (27.66%) Maven
12 13 (27.66%) Scrum
13 12 (25.53%) Java EE
13 12 (25.53%) BDD
14 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
14 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (23.40%) JSF
14 11 (23.40%) JUnit
15 10 (21.28%) HTML
15 10 (21.28%) SOAP

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 19 (40.43%) Apache Solr
2 17 (36.17%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (21.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Confluence
5 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.38%) JBoss
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) Liferay
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (17.02%) Serverless
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (12.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (12.77%) Amazon S3
4 6 (12.77%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (12.77%) CloudFront
5 5 (10.64%) SaaS
6 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.13%) GitHub
6 1 (2.13%) IaaS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
1 3 (6.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) AMQP
2 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (12.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.38%) MySQL
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) DB2
8 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) Redis
8 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Jenkins
2 23 (48.94%) JIRA
3 17 (36.17%) Git (software)
4 13 (27.66%) Maven
5 11 (23.40%) JUnit
6 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
6 10 (21.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (19.15%) Gradle
7 9 (19.15%) IntelliJ
7 9 (19.15%) Mercurial
8 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
9 6 (12.77%) Checkstyle
9 6 (12.77%) SonarQube
9 6 (12.77%) Subversion
10 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
10 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (2.13%) Ant
11 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.13%) Hudson
11 1 (2.13%) Mockito
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 28 (59.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) UI Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.26%) Hybris Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.13%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Development Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (2.13%) WebCenter Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) REST
2 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
3 17 (36.17%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) Struts
5 12 (25.53%) Java EE
6 11 (23.40%) JSF
7 10 (21.28%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (21.28%) HTML
7 10 (21.28%) SOAP
8 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.15%) CSS
8 9 (19.15%) React
9 8 (17.02%) Spring MVC
10 7 (14.89%) HTML5
10 7 (14.89%) jQuery
10 7 (14.89%) JSON
11 6 (12.77%) CSS3
11 6 (12.77%) J2EE
11 6 (12.77%) JSP
11 6 (12.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) HPUX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (36.17%) TDD
4 16 (34.04%) SDLC
5 15 (31.91%) Microservices
6 13 (27.66%) Scrum
6 13 (27.66%) SOA
7 12 (25.53%) BDD
8 10 (21.28%) MVC
9 9 (19.15%) DevOps
9 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
9 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Kanban
10 8 (17.02%) User Stories
11 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
12 6 (12.77%) Content Management
12 6 (12.77%) OO
12 6 (12.77%) Web Development
13 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
13 5 (10.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) ES6
8 1 (2.13%) GraphQL
8 1 (2.13%) Groovy
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Grafana
1 1 (2.13%) Graphite
1 1 (2.13%) Netcool
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Adobe
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) BEA
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.13%) Pega
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.13%) Vitria