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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 37 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.86% 1.55% 4.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.64% 6.62% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 14
Median daily rate £500 £513 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £483 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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
146 136 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.54% 23.41% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 106
Median daily rate £338 £375 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +3 3 £350 -28.20% 3
Rickmansworth +1 3 £291 -47.04%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) TDD
4 22 (48.89%) Hibernate
4 22 (48.89%) Scrum
5 21 (46.67%) RESTful
5 21 (46.67%) BDD
6 19 (42.22%) JIRA
6 19 (42.22%) Selenium
6 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
6 19 (42.22%) JUnit
7 17 (37.78%) Kanban
7 17 (37.78%) Confluence
8 16 (35.56%) Open Source
8 16 (35.56%) Finance
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 15 (33.33%) Gherkin
9 15 (33.33%) ATDD
9 15 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 15 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (31.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (31.11%) Microservices
10 14 (31.11%) Maven
10 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
11 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
11 13 (28.89%) JBehave
12 12 (26.67%) Atlassian
12 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce

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 17 (37.78%) Confluence
2 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
1 19 (42.22%) JIRA
1 19 (42.22%) JUnit
1 19 (42.22%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 15 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 15 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 14 (31.11%) Maven
4 13 (28.89%) JBehave
5 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 8 (17.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (17.78%) JMeter
8 7 (15.56%) FitNesse
8 7 (15.56%) NUnit
9 6 (13.33%) Robot Framework
10 5 (11.11%) Mockito
10 5 (11.11%) Moq
11 3 (6.67%) Ant
11 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
1 24 (53.33%) Java Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Hibernate
2 21 (46.67%) RESTful
3 15 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 9 (20.00%) J2EE
5 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
6 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.33%) REST
8 4 (8.89%) Dropwizard
9 3 (6.67%) JSON
9 3 (6.67%) JSP
9 3 (6.67%) XML
10 2 (4.44%) .NET
10 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.22%) HTML
11 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) TDD
3 22 (48.89%) Scrum
4 21 (46.67%) BDD
5 17 (37.78%) Kanban
6 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (35.56%) Open Source
7 15 (33.33%) ATDD
7 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (31.11%) Microservices
8 14 (31.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
10 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
11 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 9 (20.00%) DevOps
12 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
14 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
15 6 (13.33%) High Availability
15 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Scala
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
1 4 (8.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Atlassian
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) hybris
4 3 (6.67%) Sybase