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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 100 117
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17  
Contract jobs citing Spring 16 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 1.06% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 6.06% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +23.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 329 429 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.77% 17.43% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 260 367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +8 7 £425 +9.67% 2
Bracknell - 5 £500 -
Newbury +1 2 £320 -39.04% 1
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
4 23 (53.49%) TDD
5 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
6 18 (41.86%) REST
7 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.88%) MVC
9 14 (32.56%) Hibernate
9 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
9 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
10 13 (30.23%) JIRA
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) HTML
10 13 (30.23%) Gradle
11 12 (27.91%) J2EE
11 12 (27.91%) Oracle
11 12 (27.91%) Scrum
11 12 (27.91%) Pair Programming
12 11 (25.58%) Maven
12 11 (25.58%) Spring MVC
12 11 (25.58%) JUnit
12 11 (25.58%) XML
12 11 (25.58%) User Stories
12 11 (25.58%) Microservices
13 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
13 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
13 10 (23.26%) Struts
13 10 (23.26%) Apache
13 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing

Spring
Top Related 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 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 7 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (11.63%) Confluence
4 5 (11.63%) JBoss
5 4 (9.30%) Alfresco
5 4 (9.30%) Liferay
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) GitHub
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.65%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (9.30%) GIS
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
2 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
3 13 (30.23%) Gradle
3 13 (30.23%) JIRA
4 11 (25.58%) JUnit
4 11 (25.58%) Maven
5 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
6 9 (20.93%) IntelliJ
7 7 (16.28%) Subversion
8 5 (11.63%) Mercurial
8 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
9 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
10 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
11 2 (4.65%) Checkstyle
11 2 (4.65%) JMeter
11 2 (4.65%) Mockito
11 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
12 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.65%) BPM Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) REST
2 14 (32.56%) Hibernate
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) J2EE
5 11 (25.58%) Spring MVC
5 11 (25.58%) XML
6 10 (23.26%) Struts
7 9 (20.93%) Web Services
8 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
9 7 (16.28%) JSON
9 7 (16.28%) Middleware
9 7 (16.28%) Servlets
9 7 (16.28%) Velocity
9 7 (16.28%) XSLT
10 6 (13.95%) CSS
10 6 (13.95%) SOAP
11 5 (11.63%) jQuery
11 5 (11.63%) JSF
11 5 (11.63%) RESTful
12 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) TDD
3 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (34.88%) MVC
5 12 (27.91%) Pair Programming
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
6 11 (25.58%) Microservices
6 11 (25.58%) User Stories
7 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
8 9 (20.93%) BDD
9 8 (18.60%) Open Source
9 8 (18.60%) SOA
10 7 (16.28%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (16.28%) Kanban
10 7 (16.28%) Web Application Development
11 6 (13.95%) Functional Testing
11 6 (13.95%) IT Strategy
11 6 (13.95%) Quality Management
12 5 (11.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Scala
5 8 (18.60%) Groovy
6 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) Go
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kibana
1 3 (6.98%) logstash
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) GigaSpaces
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) SAP