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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 36 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 26 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.90% 0.96% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.68% 2.91% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £315 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
205 206 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.78% 32.91% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 118 191
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 - 9 £395 - 2
Rickmansworth - 4 £310 - 1
Watford 0 1 - - 3
St Albans - 1 £400 -
Stevenage - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) J2EE
3 32 (51.61%) SQL
4 30 (48.39%) Hibernate
5 27 (43.55%) JUnit
6 26 (41.94%) Web Services
7 24 (38.71%) XML
7 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (37.10%) Finance
8 23 (37.10%) Oracle
9 22 (35.48%) Eclipse
10 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 20 (32.26%) Maven
10 20 (32.26%) REST
11 19 (30.65%) UNIX
12 18 (29.03%) Subversion
13 17 (27.42%) HTML
14 16 (25.81%) SOAP
14 16 (25.81%) TDD
15 15 (24.19%) PL/SQL
15 15 (24.19%) CSS
15 15 (24.19%) Couchbase
15 15 (24.19%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (22.58%) BDD
16 14 (22.58%) MySQL
16 14 (22.58%) Scrum
16 14 (22.58%) Ajax
17 13 (20.97%) Ant
17 13 (20.97%) Linux
17 13 (20.97%) Tomcat

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (24.19%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (20.97%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.35%) Apache
4 9 (14.52%) WebLogic
5 7 (11.29%) CMS
6 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.84%) JBoss
8 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
8 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (3.23%) Confluence
8 2 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.61%) Liferay
9 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
2 7 (11.29%) Extranet
2 7 (11.29%) Intranet
3 2 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) Couchbase
2 14 (22.58%) MySQL
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle Database
3 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (16.13%) RDBMS
5 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
6 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
7 7 (11.29%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.61%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) JUnit
2 22 (35.48%) Eclipse
3 20 (32.26%) Maven
4 18 (29.03%) Subversion
5 13 (20.97%) Ant
6 12 (19.35%) JIRA
7 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
8 10 (16.13%) Mockito
8 10 (16.13%) IntelliJ
9 8 (12.90%) Selenium
10 6 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (8.06%) ClearQuest
12 2 (3.23%) Log4j
12 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
12 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 40 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Java Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Java Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) J2EE
2 30 (48.39%) Hibernate
3 26 (41.94%) Web Services
4 24 (38.71%) XML
5 20 (32.26%) REST
6 17 (27.42%) HTML
7 16 (25.81%) SOAP
8 15 (24.19%) CSS
9 14 (22.58%) Ajax
10 11 (17.74%) JSON
11 10 (16.13%) JDBC
11 10 (16.13%) JSP
12 9 (14.52%) Java EE
13 4 (6.45%) Struts
14 3 (4.84%) JSF
14 3 (4.84%) CSS3
14 3 (4.84%) HTML5
15 2 (3.23%) jQuery
15 2 (3.23%) XMLBeans
15 2 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) PKI
3 2 (3.23%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) UNIX
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) HPUX
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) TDD
3 14 (22.58%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) BDD
4 11 (17.74%) MVC
4 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.13%) UML
6 8 (12.90%) OO
7 7 (11.29%) SOA
7 7 (11.29%) Performance Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Web Development
8 5 (8.06%) Usability Testing
8 5 (8.06%) V-Model
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.45%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.45%) DevOps
10 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
5 2 (3.23%) XPath
5 2 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Sun Certification
1 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) BEA
4 3 (4.84%) Endeca
5 2 (3.23%) Sun
5 2 (3.23%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.61%) VocaLink
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