The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 48 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 4.13% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 13.00% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 6
Average daily rate £513 £401 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.72% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £485 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 200 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.52% 31.75% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 125
Average daily rate £385 £351 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Hertfordshire region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +1 2 £488 - 2
Welwyn - 2 - -
Rickmansworth -4 1 £550 +77.41%
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) SOAP
4 9 (56.25%) REST
5 8 (50.00%) DevOps
6 7 (43.75%) JSON
7 6 (37.50%) J2EE
7 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
7 6 (37.50%) SOA
8 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) Maven
8 5 (31.25%) Java EE
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (25.00%) Open Source
9 4 (25.00%) Kanban
9 4 (25.00%) JMS
9 4 (25.00%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) Back Office
10 3 (18.75%) B2B
10 3 (18.75%) B2C
10 3 (18.75%) JUnit
10 3 (18.75%) JBoss
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) hybris
10 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Hybris Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) REST
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
3 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) Java EE
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 3 (18.75%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) Struts
8 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
8 1 (6.25%) GWT
8 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) SOA
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) B2B
7 3 (18.75%) B2C
7 3 (18.75%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
7 3 (18.75%) SOLID
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Loose Coupling
8 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
8 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Scala
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) hybris
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Google
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 2 days ago