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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 39 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Spring 35 8 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.18% 1.64% 4.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.84% 5.59% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -27.16%
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
221 143 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.40% 29.36% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 78 200
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Ware - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (74.55%) Hibernate
3 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 32 (58.18%) J2EE
3 32 (58.18%) Web Services
4 30 (54.55%) Finance
5 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
6 25 (45.45%) JUnit
7 23 (41.82%) Oracle
8 22 (40.00%) XML
8 22 (40.00%) Eclipse
9 19 (34.55%) UNIX
9 19 (34.55%) HTML
9 19 (34.55%) Ajax
10 18 (32.73%) Maven
10 18 (32.73%) Linux
11 17 (30.91%) CSS
11 17 (30.91%) Ant
12 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 15 (27.27%) Subversion
12 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
13 14 (25.45%) MySQL
13 14 (25.45%) JSP
13 14 (25.45%) UML
14 13 (23.64%) SOAP
14 13 (23.64%) WebLogic
14 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
14 13 (23.64%) Internet
14 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (23.64%) REST

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (23.64%) WebLogic
1 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.18%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) CMS
4 5 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 5 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.64%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.64%) Liferay
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Internet
2 7 (12.73%) Extranet
2 7 (12.73%) Intranet
3 5 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 15 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 14 (25.45%) MySQL
3 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (12.73%) JasperReports
7 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
8 5 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (5.45%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) JUnit
2 22 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 18 (32.73%) Maven
4 17 (30.91%) Ant
5 15 (27.27%) Subversion
6 7 (12.73%) JIRA
6 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
7 6 (10.91%) Mockito
7 6 (10.91%) Selenium
7 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
7 6 (10.91%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (9.09%) ClearQuest
8 5 (9.09%) Log4j
9 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 30 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Marketing
3 10 (18.18%) Retail
4 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 37 (67.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Java Web Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Portal Developer
10 1 (1.82%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Architect
10 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (74.55%) Hibernate
2 32 (58.18%) J2EE
2 32 (58.18%) Web Services
3 22 (40.00%) XML
4 19 (34.55%) HTML
4 19 (34.55%) Ajax
5 17 (30.91%) CSS
6 14 (25.45%) JSP
7 13 (23.64%) SOAP
7 13 (23.64%) REST
8 11 (20.00%) JSON
9 8 (14.55%) Struts
10 6 (10.91%) Servlets
10 6 (10.91%) JDBC
10 6 (10.91%) Java EE
11 5 (9.09%) XMLBeans
11 5 (9.09%) Dojo
11 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
11 5 (9.09%) jQuery
11 5 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) PKI
2 5 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) GIS
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) UNIX
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) HPUX
4 5 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) UML
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
3 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
4 10 (18.18%) OO
4 10 (18.18%) TDD
4 10 (18.18%) Scrum
5 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.55%) BDD
7 7 (12.73%) Web Development
7 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.91%) Content Management
9 5 (9.09%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) Usability Testing
9 5 (9.09%) V-Model
10 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Sun Certification
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) IBM
3 8 (14.55%) Sybase
4 5 (9.09%) Sun
4 5 (9.09%) Interwoven
5 4 (7.27%) BEA
6 3 (5.45%) Endeca
7 1 (1.82%) hybris
7 1 (1.82%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.82%) JBoss
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