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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 37 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.25% 1.66% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.74% 5.08% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £496 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
212 236 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.39% 32.73% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 138 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £395 - 1
Rickmansworth - 6 £310 - 3
Watford +2 2 £394 +25.00% 1
St Albans - 1 £400 - 1
Stevenage - - - - 2
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) J2EE
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (44.19%) Maven
5 18 (41.86%) SQL
5 18 (41.86%) Web Services
6 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
6 16 (37.21%) REST
6 16 (37.21%) Couchbase
6 16 (37.21%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (34.88%) Scrum
8 14 (32.56%) Finance
9 13 (30.23%) XML
9 13 (30.23%) UNIX
9 13 (30.23%) JUnit
9 13 (30.23%) Oracle
9 13 (30.23%) TDD
9 13 (30.23%) Subversion
9 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
10 12 (27.91%) BDD
10 12 (27.91%) SOAP
11 10 (23.26%) Apache
11 10 (23.26%) MVC
12 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
12 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) MySQL
12 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.93%) HTML
12 9 (20.93%) Ant

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 16 (37.21%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.30%) CMS
6 3 (6.98%) JBoss
7 2 (4.65%) Confluence
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Couchbase
2 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (20.93%) MySQL
4 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
5 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.33%) DB2
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.33%) JasperReports
8 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Maven
2 13 (30.23%) JUnit
2 13 (30.23%) Subversion
3 9 (20.93%) Ant
3 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
4 8 (18.60%) IntelliJ
4 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 8 (18.60%) Mockito
5 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.95%) JIRA
5 6 (13.95%) Selenium
6 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 27 (62.79%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Architect
3 13 (30.23%) Java Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) J2EE
2 18 (41.86%) Web Services
3 16 (37.21%) Hibernate
3 16 (37.21%) REST
4 13 (30.23%) XML
5 12 (27.91%) SOAP
6 9 (20.93%) CSS
6 9 (20.93%) HTML
6 9 (20.93%) Java EE
7 8 (18.60%) JDBC
7 8 (18.60%) JSP
7 8 (18.60%) Ajax
8 7 (16.28%) JSON
9 5 (11.63%) Struts2
9 5 (11.63%) Struts
10 4 (9.30%) JMS
10 4 (9.30%) RESTful
11 2 (4.65%) JSF
12 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Scrum
3 13 (30.23%) TDD
4 12 (27.91%) BDD
5 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.95%) SOA
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) OWASP
10 4 (9.30%) DevOps
10 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
10 4 (9.30%) UML
11 3 (6.98%) Loose Coupling
12 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.65%) Kanban
12 2 (4.65%) OOP
12 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.33%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) BEA
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