Period
to 22 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 103 114
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +11
Contract jobs citing Spring 60 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.44% 1.66% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 6.55% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 29
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £379 £325 £363
90th Percentile £579 £525 £553
South East median daily rate £475 £494 £475
% change year-on-year -3.80% +3.95% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -5.03%

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 949 993 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.80% 25.43% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 622 465
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £334 £310 £292
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +242.86% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27.25 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £81.75 £48.00 £43.40
South East median hourly rate £49.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% - +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 August 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 August 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 +4 27 £474 -9.76% 4
Reading +10 23 £450 +2.86% 11
Wokingham -1 2 £400 +4.23%
Newbury -4 2 £404 -9.01% 4
Maidenhead +7 1 £425 -9.57% 1
Slough +1 1 £575 +64.29% 9
Ascot - 1 £413 -
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (93.33%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (38.33%) HTML
5 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 21 (35.00%) Scrum
6 21 (35.00%) JIRA
7 20 (33.33%) CSS
8 18 (30.00%) React
9 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
10 16 (26.67%) Spring Boot
10 16 (26.67%) SQL
10 16 (26.67%) JSON
11 15 (25.00%) Maven
11 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (23.33%) TDD
12 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (23.33%) XML
12 14 (23.33%) Front End Development
13 13 (21.67%) Web Services
13 13 (21.67%) Oracle
14 12 (20.00%) BDD
14 12 (20.00%) REST
15 11 (18.33%) AWS
15 11 (18.33%) J2EE
15 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
15 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
16 10 (16.67%) JUnit
16 10 (16.67%) Docker
17 9 (15.00%) Microservices

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 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) CMS
4 3 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) Mule
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) Drupal
6 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.67%) Hyperledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Apigee
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.33%) Azure
4 2 (3.33%) GCP
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.67%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) INAP
1 1 (1.67%) SMPP
1 1 (1.67%) SMTP
1 1 (1.67%) SSH
1 1 (1.67%) TCAP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (35.00%) JIRA
3 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (25.00%) Maven
5 10 (16.67%) JUnit
6 7 (11.67%) Mockito
6 7 (11.67%) SonarQube
7 6 (10.00%) DbUnit
7 6 (10.00%) Subversion
8 4 (6.67%) Ant
8 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.67%) JBehave
8 4 (6.67%) jMock
9 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.33%) Gradle
10 2 (3.33%) PVCS
11 1 (1.67%) Checkstyle
11 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) French Language
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Backend Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Developer in Test
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer in Test
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.00%) React Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) React
4 16 (26.67%) JSON
4 16 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 14 (23.33%) XML
6 13 (21.67%) Web Services
7 12 (20.00%) REST
8 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (18.33%) J2EE
9 7 (11.67%) Django
9 7 (11.67%) Flask
9 7 (11.67%) RESTful
10 6 (10.00%) Apache Camel
11 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.33%) PowerMock
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
12 4 (6.67%) Java EE
13 3 (5.00%) JSP
13 3 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) OpenVMS
2 1 (1.67%) HPUX
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (23.33%) Front End Development
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 12 (20.00%) BDD
6 9 (15.00%) Microservices
7 8 (13.33%) DevOps
8 7 (11.67%) Digital Transformation Strategy
8 7 (11.67%) Kanban
8 7 (11.67%) User Stories
9 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.33%) Co-Creation
10 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Open Source
11 4 (6.67%) Prototyping
11 4 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (93.33%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) Python
5 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.67%) Java 8
7 3 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) Fortran
9 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.67%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) Grafana
2 2 (3.33%) Graphite
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
3 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (3.33%) Cramer
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) Splunk
4 1 (1.67%) VMware