Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal Spring Framework
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +27
Contract jobs citing Spring 55 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.38% 4.46% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.56% 18.32% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 42
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.04% +10.94%
10th Percentile £314 £330 £263
90th Percentile £556 £544 £538
East of England median daily rate £485 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +8.08% +5.59% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.29 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year -4.62% - -

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 438 382 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.92% 24.32% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 214 193
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £260 £264 £263
90th Percentile £567 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.75 £15.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.67% -47.37% +36.14%
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £15.00 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% +18.75% -3.94%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Hertfordshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Hertfordshire

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Hertfordshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth +3 17 £380 - 1
Watford -27 6 £494 +16.18% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 1
Hitchin - 6 £510 -
Welwyn Garden City -12 5 £538 +2.38%
Stevenage - 3 £326 - 1
Hatfield -1 1 £525 +11.11%
St Albans - 1 £150 -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 35 (63.64%) MVC
3 32 (58.18%) Web Services
4 30 (54.55%) SQL
5 26 (47.27%) Spring Boot
6 24 (43.64%) Spring MVC
7 23 (41.82%) T-SQL
8 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (34.55%) TDD
11 18 (32.73%) Hibernate
11 18 (32.73%) Microservices
12 17 (30.91%) Java 8
12 17 (30.91%) REST
12 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
13 16 (29.09%) Finance
13 16 (29.09%) JSP
14 15 (27.27%) HTML
14 15 (27.27%) Sybase
14 15 (27.27%) HTML5
14 15 (27.27%) Sybase ASE
15 13 (23.64%) JSON
15 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (21.82%) Greenfield Project
17 11 (20.00%) Scrum
18 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
18 10 (18.18%) RESTful
18 10 (18.18%) BDD
18 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 9 (16.36%) jQuery

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) Sybase ASE
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) Endeca
3 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) Subversion
3 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.91%) Maven
4 5 (9.09%) gulp
4 5 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (7.27%) Grunt
5 4 (7.27%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.82%) Geb
7 1 (1.82%) Gradle
7 1 (1.82%) Hamcrest
7 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) jMock
7 1 (1.82%) Mockito
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) Spock
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (90.91%) Developer
2 46 (83.64%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.45%) JSP Developer
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Angular Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) AWS Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.82%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Applications Specialist
11 1 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) Web Services
2 26 (47.27%) Spring Boot
3 24 (43.64%) Spring MVC
4 18 (32.73%) Hibernate
5 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
5 17 (30.91%) REST
6 16 (29.09%) JSP
7 15 (27.27%) HTML
7 15 (27.27%) HTML5
8 13 (23.64%) JSON
9 10 (18.18%) RESTful
10 9 (16.36%) jQuery
11 6 (10.91%) CSS
11 6 (10.91%) JDBC
11 6 (10.91%) JMS
11 6 (10.91%) JPA
11 6 (10.91%) Spring Web Flow
12 5 (9.09%) Angular 2
12 5 (9.09%) Dropwizard
12 5 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) MVC
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) TDD
4 18 (32.73%) Microservices
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) BDD
6 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (12.73%) SOA
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.91%) Kanban
9 6 (10.91%) Pair Programming
10 5 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.09%) SOLID
11 4 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) T-SQL
4 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (30.91%) Java 8
6 3 (5.45%) Groovy
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) ES6
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Sybase
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) New Relic
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Google