The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Watford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 21 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.67% - 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% - 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£383 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -31.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.71% 31.40% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 11
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £340 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (93.33%) J2EE
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 11 (73.33%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (53.33%) JSP
5 7 (46.67%) Servlets
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Struts
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Sybase
5 7 (46.67%) Ant
5 7 (46.67%) JUnit
5 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) XSLT
5 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 7 (46.67%) Log4j
5 7 (46.67%) Solaris
5 7 (46.67%) Internet

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) Alfresco
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) JasperReports
5 3 (20.00%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Ant
1 7 (46.67%) JUnit
1 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
1 7 (46.67%) Log4j
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (93.33%) J2EE
3 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) JSP
5 7 (46.67%) Servlets
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) XSLT
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Struts
5 7 (46.67%) XMLBeans
5 7 (46.67%) Ajax
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) JSF
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) JMS
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Web 2.0
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (46.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Sybase
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) Interwoven