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 3 months to 24 June 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 62 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 1.16% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 5.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £513 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% +25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £469 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 126 200 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.95% 23.12% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 132 127
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Reading

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

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) J2EE
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) JBoss
7 4 (26.67%) JSP
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 4 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (20.00%) Post-Production
8 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Billing

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 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) jMock
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
5 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Java Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
6 1 (6.67%) Apache FOP
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) PowerMock
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Struts
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Post-Production
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
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