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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 1.48% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 6.44% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £348 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £478 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

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 136 233 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.67% 22.93% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 147 168
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 21 (95.45%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
8 6 (27.27%) User Stories
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) REST
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) JUnit
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) Python
9 5 (22.73%) Middleware
10 4 (18.18%) Apache
10 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
10 4 (18.18%) EJB
10 4 (18.18%) Maven
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (18.18%) Java EE
10 4 (18.18%) GIS

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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) JUnit
4 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) BPM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SOA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Hibernate
2 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) Middleware
3 5 (22.73%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) EJB
4 4 (18.18%) Java EE
4 4 (18.18%) JPA
4 4 (18.18%) OpenLayers
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) JSP
5 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) XSLT
6 2 (9.09%) SAML
6 2 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) BPEL
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Go
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP