Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 119 127
Rank change year-on-year +31 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 81 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.07% 1.13% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 5.30% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 38
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +24.29%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £307
90th Percentile £525 £549 £525
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +11.25%

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 1,031 849 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.29% 21.28% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 510 607
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.03%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.90 £45.40 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +12.33%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 21 £475 -11.63% 5
Reading -7 15 £444 -7.07% 12
Maidenhead +8 7 £440 - 4
Newbury -6 4 £413 -2.94% 4
Wokingham - 3 £343 - 1
Slough -7 1 £350 - 3
Windsor - 1 - -
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 79 (97.53%) Java
2 52 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.85%) Java 8
4 40 (49.38%) TDD
4 40 (49.38%) Jenkins
5 36 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (44.44%) Maven
6 35 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
7 33 (40.74%) JIRA
7 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
8 31 (38.27%) BDD
8 31 (38.27%) REST
8 31 (38.27%) Microservices
9 30 (37.04%) NoSQL
9 30 (37.04%) Git (software)
9 30 (37.04%) JUnit
9 30 (37.04%) MVC
10 26 (32.10%) RESTful
11 24 (29.63%) MySQL
11 24 (29.63%) HTML
12 23 (28.40%) CSS
12 23 (28.40%) Web Services
13 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
14 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
14 20 (24.69%) Mockito
14 20 (24.69%) Spring Boot
14 20 (24.69%) Docker
14 20 (24.69%) Greenfield Project
15 19 (23.46%) DevOps
15 19 (23.46%) Apache Cassandra

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 9 (11.11%) Confluence
1 9 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (9.88%) Apache Solr
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.94%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Documentum
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) FileNet
6 1 (1.23%) Liferay
6 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.23%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon S3
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (8.64%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (8.64%) CloudFront
3 7 (8.64%) Serverless
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Ethernet
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
1 7 (8.64%) MPLS
1 7 (8.64%) Wireless
2 2 (2.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) NoSQL
2 24 (29.63%) MySQL
3 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
4 19 (23.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (23.46%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.47%) Big Data
8 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (49.38%) Jenkins
2 36 (44.44%) Maven
3 33 (40.74%) JIRA
4 30 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 30 (37.04%) JUnit
5 20 (24.69%) Mockito
6 18 (22.22%) git-flow
7 12 (14.81%) Gradle
8 11 (13.58%) Eclipse
9 10 (12.35%) IntelliJ
10 9 (11.11%) Mercurial
11 8 (9.88%) SonarQube
12 7 (8.64%) Checkstyle
13 6 (7.41%) Bitbucket
13 6 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (3.70%) Subversion
15 2 (2.47%) JMeter
15 2 (2.47%) ProC
15 2 (2.47%) Selenium
16 1 (1.23%) jMock
General
1 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (77.78%) Developer
2 59 (72.84%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Senior Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (8.64%) OSS Architect
6 6 (7.41%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Backend Developer
8 2 (2.47%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) C/C++ Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) REST
2 26 (32.10%) RESTful
3 24 (29.63%) HTML
4 23 (28.40%) CSS
4 23 (28.40%) Web Services
5 21 (25.93%) Hibernate
6 20 (24.69%) Spring Boot
7 15 (18.52%) J2EE
8 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 11 (13.58%) Spring MVC
10 10 (12.35%) Java EE
11 9 (11.11%) JSF
11 9 (11.11%) SOAP
11 9 (11.11%) Struts
11 9 (11.11%) XML
12 8 (9.88%) React
13 6 (7.41%) JSON
14 3 (3.70%) Angular 2
14 3 (3.70%) JSP
14 3 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (49.38%) TDD
3 36 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (38.27%) BDD
4 31 (38.27%) Microservices
5 30 (37.04%) MVC
6 19 (23.46%) DevOps
6 19 (23.46%) Scrum
7 18 (22.22%) SOA
8 13 (16.05%) Kanban
9 11 (13.58%) User Stories
10 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
11 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 9 (11.11%) Pair Programming
11 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (8.64%) Content Management
12 7 (8.64%) Network Management
12 7 (8.64%) SDLC
12 7 (8.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 79 (97.53%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) Java 8
3 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.75%) SQL
5 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.94%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) Scala
7 3 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) Go
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
1 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) GDPR
3 2 (2.47%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Adobe
3 7 (8.64%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.23%) Amdocs
4 1 (1.23%) Concur
4 1 (1.23%) Cramer
4 1 (1.23%) FatWire
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.23%) OpenText
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Sencha
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.23%) Vignette
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Xerox