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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 58 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 15 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.84% 4.28% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.70% 15.67% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 4
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£390 £383 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £435 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
224 217 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.52% 27.30% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 147 90
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Watford -5 8 £370 -5.12% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 4 - -
Rickmansworth +8 1 £390 +9.09% 3
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Web Services
2 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
3 14 (66.67%) J2EE
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) Maven
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Java EE
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (33.33%) Sybase
7 7 (33.33%) JSP
7 7 (33.33%) SOAP
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) SOA
8 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) Struts
9 5 (23.81%) JUnit
9 5 (23.81%) UNIX
9 5 (23.81%) JBoss
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (19.05%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
10 4 (19.05%) Selenium

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (19.05%) Sybase ASE
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
1 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Maven
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Ant
3 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
4 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
1 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
2 14 (66.67%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) Java EE
4 7 (33.33%) JSP
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) Struts
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) JMS
6 4 (19.05%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Flex
7 2 (9.52%) GWT
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) Swing
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) SOA
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) B2C
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) OWASP
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Sybase
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
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