Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 86 129
Rank change year-on-year -49 +43 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 25 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 2.25% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.34% 8.62% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 54 14
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £387 £319 £310
90th Percentile £618 £600 £568
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +16.13%

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 749 1,079 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.75% 26.07% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 653 573
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £78.75 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.88% +21.21% -9.59%
10th Percentile £38.63 £18.90 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.75 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +7.14%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 +5 8 £500 -9.09% 1
Reading -17 8 £450 - 11
Slough - 2 - - 6
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Microservices
3 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) AWS
4 7 (28.00%) Docker
4 7 (28.00%) React
4 7 (28.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) CMS
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Maven
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (16.00%) Java 8
8 3 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (12.00%) Sun Certification
8 3 (12.00%) JSON

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 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) Headless CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (8.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (8.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) CloudFront
2 2 (8.00%) Kong
2 2 (8.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) GitLab
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) DbUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) jMock
4 1 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native Developer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Content Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (28.00%) React
2 7 (28.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (24.00%) REST
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) JSR 170
7 2 (8.00%) Kafka
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js
7 2 (8.00%) React Native
8 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) Microservices
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) Physics
6 2 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (8.00%) API Design
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Sprint Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Java 8
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Clojure
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PhD
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Kibana
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) logstash
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat