The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 19 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.40% 3.66% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 8.11% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£390 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.00% 45.12% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 16
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
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 Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Watford region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) Linux
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Sybase
7 5 (38.46%) Ant
7 5 (38.46%) JUnit
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) Servlets
7 5 (38.46%) SOAP
7 5 (38.46%) Struts
7 5 (38.46%) MySQL
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
7 5 (38.46%) MQSeries
7 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
7 5 (38.46%) JMS
7 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
7 5 (38.46%) HTTP
7 5 (38.46%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) XSLT
7 5 (38.46%) UNIX

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (38.46%) Tomcat
1 5 (38.46%) MQSeries
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Extranet
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) JasperReports
3 3 (23.08%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
1 5 (38.46%) JUnit
1 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
1 5 (38.46%) Log4j
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Servlets
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Struts
3 5 (38.46%) JMS
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) XSLT
3 5 (38.46%) XMLBeans
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) HPUX
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 5 (38.46%) Content Management
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Sybase
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Sun
2 5 (38.46%) Interwoven