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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 56 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.91% 2.23% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 8.52% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £270 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
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
166 176 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.67% 26.15% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 96 106
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 -8 1 £388 +3.33%
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (74.29%) J2EE
3 18 (51.43%) Hibernate
4 16 (45.71%) Couchbase
5 15 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (42.86%) Oracle
6 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) Web Services
7 12 (34.29%) Java EE
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) Maven
10 7 (20.00%) Scrum
10 7 (20.00%) XML
10 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 6 (17.14%) REST
11 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
11 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
11 6 (17.14%) SOA
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) Clustering
12 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 5 (14.29%) JMS
12 5 (14.29%) JUnit
12 5 (14.29%) UNIX
12 5 (14.29%) Struts
12 5 (14.29%) Atlassian

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 15 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) Couchbase
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Maven
2 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
4 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (40.00%) Architect
3 14 (40.00%) Java Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Java Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Hybris Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) J2EE
2 18 (51.43%) Hibernate
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) Java EE
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) REST
6 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 5 (14.29%) Struts2
6 5 (14.29%) JMS
6 5 (14.29%) Struts
7 3 (8.57%) SOAP
8 1 (2.86%) EJB
8 1 (2.86%) JSF
8 1 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) SOA
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) OWASP
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Loose Coupling
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) B2C
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) Erlang
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) hybris
4 1 (2.86%) BEA