The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 41 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.81% 1.64% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 7.19% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Median daily rate £425 £394 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £371
% change year-on-year
- +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £47.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +25.33%
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
135 167 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.93% 22.88% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 120
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £40.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +10 5 £550 +41.93% 1
Welwyn - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £430 -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) TDD
4 15 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
6 11 (45.83%) J2EE
7 9 (37.50%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) XML
8 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) Retail
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (33.33%) hybris
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (25.00%) DevOps
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) SOAP
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle
11 5 (20.83%) SOLID
11 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (20.83%) REST
11 5 (20.83%) Open Source
11 5 (20.83%) JSON
11 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
12 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 4 (16.67%) Couchbase
12 4 (16.67%) Microservices
12 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) JBoss
12 4 (16.67%) Scrum
12 4 (16.67%) Kanban

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 11 (45.83%) J2EE
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 5 (20.83%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) EJB
6 3 (12.50%) JSP
6 3 (12.50%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) Dojo
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
8 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) SOLID
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) ERP
8 2 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) hybris
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) ATG
3 3 (12.50%) Percussion
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase