Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 119 120
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring 93 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.15% 1.24% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 5.43% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 30
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +12.26%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £309
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% -3.13%

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 1,151 939 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.56% 22.83% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 569 556
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.53% - -13.51%
10th Percentile £15.88 £9.58 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.88 £44.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +17 31 £500 -2.44% 3
Reading +2 23 £450 - 13
Newbury -5 5 £369 -7.81% 7
Maidenhead +7 4 £469 - 4
Slough -14 1 £350 -28.21%
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £343 - 3
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 88 (94.62%) Java
2 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.31%) TDD
3 44 (47.31%) Jenkins
4 42 (45.16%) Java 8
5 41 (44.09%) Maven
6 40 (43.01%) REST
7 36 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (37.63%) Microservices
8 35 (37.63%) MVC
9 34 (36.56%) JIRA
10 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
10 32 (34.41%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (34.41%) BDD
11 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
11 30 (32.26%) JUnit
12 29 (31.18%) Web Services
12 29 (31.18%) Scrum
13 28 (30.11%) DevOps
14 23 (24.73%) Docker
15 22 (23.66%) Spring Boot
15 22 (23.66%) MySQL
15 22 (23.66%) SQL
15 22 (23.66%) SOA
16 21 (22.58%) HTML
16 21 (22.58%) Hibernate
16 21 (22.58%) RESTful
16 21 (22.58%) NoSQL
17 19 (20.43%) Kanban
17 19 (20.43%) User Stories

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 17 (18.28%) Confluence
2 13 (13.98%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (12.90%) Apache Solr
4 11 (11.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (7.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.30%) JBoss
8 3 (3.23%) Alfresco
8 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.15%) Apache
9 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.08%) CMS
10 1 (1.08%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (11.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (11.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (11.83%) Amazon S3
3 11 (11.83%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (11.83%) CloudFront
3 11 (11.83%) Serverless
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.15%) GitHub
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Ethernet
1 7 (7.53%) Firewall
1 7 (7.53%) MPLS
1 7 (7.53%) Wireless
2 2 (2.15%) Skype
2 2 (2.15%) SMPP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) DSL
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) MySQL
2 21 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (13.98%) MongoDB
5 12 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (11.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.30%) Power BI
9 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.08%) Big Data
10 1 (1.08%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.08%) DB2
10 1 (1.08%) HBase
10 1 (1.08%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.08%) Parquet
10 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (47.31%) Jenkins
2 41 (44.09%) Maven
3 34 (36.56%) JIRA
4 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
4 30 (32.26%) JUnit
5 19 (20.43%) Gradle
6 17 (18.28%) Eclipse
7 15 (16.13%) IntelliJ
7 15 (16.13%) Mercurial
8 13 (13.98%) Mockito
9 12 (12.90%) SonarQube
10 11 (11.83%) Checkstyle
10 11 (11.83%) git-flow
11 6 (6.45%) Bitbucket
11 6 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (3.23%) JMeter
12 3 (3.23%) Selenium
12 3 (3.23%) Subversion
13 2 (2.15%) DbUnit
14 1 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Developer
2 62 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) OSS Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Backend Developer
6 6 (6.45%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.15%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.15%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.01%) REST
2 29 (31.18%) Web Services
3 22 (23.66%) Spring Boot
4 21 (22.58%) Hibernate
4 21 (22.58%) HTML
4 21 (22.58%) RESTful
5 18 (19.35%) CSS
5 18 (19.35%) Spring MVC
6 16 (17.20%) Struts
7 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 15 (16.13%) JSF
8 14 (15.05%) J2EE
9 12 (12.90%) React
10 10 (10.75%) XML
11 9 (9.68%) Java EE
12 8 (8.60%) JSON
13 7 (7.53%) Kafka
13 7 (7.53%) SOAP
14 5 (5.38%) Django
14 5 (5.38%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.08%) Fintech
3 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Unix
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) CentOS
3 1 (1.08%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.31%) TDD
3 36 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (37.63%) Microservices
4 35 (37.63%) MVC
5 32 (34.41%) BDD
6 29 (31.18%) Scrum
7 28 (30.11%) DevOps
8 22 (23.66%) SOA
9 19 (20.43%) Kanban
9 19 (20.43%) User Stories
10 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
11 15 (16.13%) Pair Programming
12 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
13 12 (12.90%) Content Management
13 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
14 11 (11.83%) Software Architecture
15 10 (10.75%) Open Source
16 9 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (94.62%) Java
2 42 (45.16%) Java 8
3 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.66%) SQL
5 7 (7.53%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) C++
6 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.23%) Scala
8 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) Go
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.08%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (2.15%) Grafana
3 2 (2.15%) Graphite
3 2 (2.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Adobe
3 7 (7.53%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.30%) Automation Anywhere
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.30%) Tableau
4 4 (4.30%) UiPath
5 2 (2.15%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.08%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.08%) Concur
6 1 (1.08%) Cramer
6 1 (1.08%) Huawei
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) VMware