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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 20 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.13% 0.95% 5.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 2.63% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £488 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
Hertfordshire

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
42 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.68% 36.19% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
Average daily rate £410 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (50.00%) GWT
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Swing
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (50.00%) GWT
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Swing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google