Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 117 118
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 91 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.15% 1.38% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 5.66% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 29
Berkshire median daily rate £456 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £391 £313 £310
90th Percentile £619 £575 £495
South East median daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -26.32%

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 1,037 972 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.48% 24.38% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 556 440
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -40.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £20.83 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £47.97 £49.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +7 36 £525 -4.55% 4
Reading +6 22 £450 - 7
Newbury +1 7 £356 +7.14% 3
Wokingham - 4 £400 -
Slough -12 1 £463 -5.13%
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 82 (90.11%) Java
2 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (39.56%) TDD
3 36 (39.56%) Java 8
4 33 (36.26%) Jenkins
5 30 (32.97%) Maven
6 28 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 26 (28.57%) JIRA
7 26 (28.57%) Scrum
7 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (27.47%) REST
9 24 (26.37%) Microservices
9 24 (26.37%) MVC
10 23 (25.27%) RESTful
10 23 (25.27%) BDD
11 22 (24.18%) JUnit
12 20 (21.98%) SQL
12 20 (21.98%) XML
13 19 (20.88%) MySQL
14 17 (18.68%) Web Services
15 16 (17.58%) Oracle
15 16 (17.58%) DevOps
16 15 (16.48%) Spring Boot
16 15 (16.48%) HTML
16 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
16 15 (16.48%) Greenfield Project
17 14 (15.38%) Docker
17 14 (15.38%) NoSQL

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 7 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.59%) Apache Solr
3 6 (6.59%) CMS
3 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (5.49%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) Drupal
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (5.49%) Apigee
3 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (5.49%) CloudFront
3 5 (5.49%) Serverless
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Skype
1 2 (2.20%) SMPP
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.10%) DSL
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) INAP
2 1 (1.10%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) MySQL
2 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (12.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
6 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.40%) Power BI
9 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.10%) Cloud Spanner
10 1 (1.10%) DB2
10 1 (1.10%) HBase
10 1 (1.10%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (1.10%) NewSQL
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.10%) Parquet
10 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (36.26%) Jenkins
2 30 (32.97%) Maven
3 28 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 26 (28.57%) JIRA
5 22 (24.18%) JUnit
6 13 (14.29%) Mockito
7 12 (13.19%) Bitbucket
8 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
8 9 (9.89%) Gradle
8 9 (9.89%) SonarQube
9 8 (8.79%) IntelliJ
9 8 (8.79%) Mercurial
9 8 (8.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (6.59%) git-flow
11 5 (5.49%) Checkstyle
12 4 (4.40%) DbUnit
12 4 (4.40%) jMock
12 4 (4.40%) ProC
12 4 (4.40%) PVCS
13 3 (3.30%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (82.42%) Developer
2 59 (64.84%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Senior Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (5.49%) Agile Developer
4 5 (5.49%) Architect
4 5 (5.49%) Backend Developer
5 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.30%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (3.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (3.30%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.30%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.20%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) REST
2 23 (25.27%) RESTful
3 20 (21.98%) XML
4 17 (18.68%) Web Services
5 15 (16.48%) Hibernate
5 15 (16.48%) HTML
5 15 (16.48%) Spring Boot
6 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.09%) JSON
7 10 (10.99%) CSS
7 10 (10.99%) Django
7 10 (10.99%) Flask
7 10 (10.99%) J2EE
8 9 (9.89%) JSF
8 9 (9.89%) Spring MVC
8 9 (9.89%) Struts
9 8 (8.79%) JMS
10 7 (7.69%) Apache Camel
10 7 (7.69%) Java EE
10 7 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.10%) iPad
2 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.10%) Social Media
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) OpenVMS
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) VMS
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) TDD
3 28 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (28.57%) Scrum
5 24 (26.37%) Microservices
5 24 (26.37%) MVC
6 23 (25.27%) BDD
7 16 (17.58%) DevOps
8 14 (15.38%) Kanban
9 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.29%) User Stories
10 12 (13.19%) Open Source
11 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.99%) Web Development
12 8 (8.79%) Pair Programming
12 8 (8.79%) SOA
13 7 (7.69%) OO
14 6 (6.59%) Content Management
15 5 (5.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 82 (90.11%) Java
2 36 (39.56%) Java 8
3 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.98%) SQL
5 11 (12.09%) Python
6 6 (6.59%) C#
7 5 (5.49%) C
7 5 (5.49%) C++
7 5 (5.49%) Groovy
7 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) Fortran
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
9 1 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.10%) Firmware
3 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.59%) Ansible
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
4 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.30%) Terraform
6 2 (2.20%) Grafana
6 2 (2.20%) Graphite
7 1 (1.10%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Adobe
3 4 (4.40%) Automation Anywhere
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Tableau
3 4 (4.40%) UiPath
4 3 (3.30%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Cramer
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Huawei
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com