Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 16 January 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.34% 0.72% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 2.85% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
Reading median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £384 £356 £363
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 406 316 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.18% 25.18% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 222 181
Reading median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £304 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +55.56% -49.15%
10th Percentile £38.50 £11.95 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.50 £30.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +21.21% -7.69% -10.63%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Reading

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Reading

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Reading over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Spring.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Kafka
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) JBoss
7 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Java EE
7 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMPP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (5.00%) jMock
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Amdocs Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Reliability Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Spring Boot
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) J2EE
3 4 (20.00%) Kafka
3 4 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) Java EE
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Django
5 2 (10.00%) Flask
5 2 (10.00%) Grails
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) BPEL
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) Product Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Java 8
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Grafana
1 2 (10.00%) Graphite
2 1 (5.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (5.00%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (5.00%) Cramer
3 1 (5.00%) Huawei
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) UiPath
3 1 (5.00%) VMware