Period
to 24 August 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 24 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 83 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 23 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.65% 0.88% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 4.01% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 11
Reading median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +9.20%
10th Percentile £374 £370 £400
90th Percentile £725 £488 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £419 £463
% change year-on-year +7.46% -9.46% +2.78%
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 364 324 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.17% 21.86% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 240 177
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £356 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 16
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £51.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.46% +241.67% -23.51%
10th Percentile £24.91 £31.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £69.63 £38.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.25 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +258.93% -6.67% +20.00%

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 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Spring.

1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) XML
3 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
3 10 (43.48%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Maven
5 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Docker
5 8 (34.78%) REST
6 7 (30.43%) RESTful
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) J2EE
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) JUnit
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) AWS
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) PowerMock
8 5 (21.74%) Mockito

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 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperledger
4 1 (4.35%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.70%) Azure
3 2 (8.70%) GCP
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SMPP
1 1 (4.35%) SMTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) Maven
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) Mockito
5 4 (17.39%) Ant
5 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 4 (17.39%) JBehave
5 4 (17.39%) jMock
5 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 3 (13.04%) DbUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
7 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
1 17 (73.91%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer in Test
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer in Test
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Backend Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Backend Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
2 8 (34.78%) REST
3 7 (30.43%) RESTful
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) J2EE
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) PowerMock
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
7 3 (13.04%) Java EE
7 3 (13.04%) Node.js
7 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
8 2 (8.70%) React
9 1 (4.35%) Pandas
9 1 (4.35%) RAML
9 1 (4.35%) scikit-learn
9 1 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) BDD
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Microservices
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) SOLID
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Java 8
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Grafana
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) VMware