Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 39 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.69% 3.25% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.80% 11.76% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £572 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £468 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.54 - -

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 361 340 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.91% 27.62% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 235 159
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £264 £230 £300
90th Percentile £550 £573 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +54.64% -35.33%
10th Percentile £12.28 £36.25 £8.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £43.35 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -5.28% +1.35% -2.63%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Watford 0 16 £403 +15.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City +2 7 £525 - 1
Rickmansworth 0 7 £378 +29.61% 1
Hatfield -18 2 £525 - 2
Hitchin - 1 - -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 38 (97.44%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) TDD
3 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
3 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
4 16 (41.03%) Java 8
5 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
6 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (30.77%) JSP
7 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) REST
8 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.21%) Kanban
8 11 (28.21%) Pair Programming
8 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) J2EE
9 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) JSON
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) Microservices
11 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
11 8 (20.51%) HTML5
11 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
12 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
12 7 (17.95%) Git (software)

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) gulp
4 3 (7.69%) Mockito
5 2 (5.13%) GitLab
5 2 (5.13%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.13%) Spock
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) Geb
6 1 (2.56%) Hudson
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.56%) WebStorm
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) JSP Developer
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Sybase Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
1 17 (43.59%) Hibernate
2 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
3 12 (30.77%) JSP
3 12 (30.77%) REST
4 11 (28.21%) J2EE
5 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) JSON
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
7 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 5 (12.82%) SOAP
9 3 (7.69%) Dropwizard
9 3 (7.69%) EJB
9 3 (7.69%) JMS
9 3 (7.69%) OAuth
9 3 (7.69%) OAuth2
9 3 (7.69%) WireMock
10 2 (5.13%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (48.72%) MVC
2 17 (43.59%) TDD
3 13 (33.33%) BDD
3 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (30.77%) Scrum
5 11 (28.21%) Kanban
5 11 (28.21%) Pair Programming
6 9 (23.08%) Microservices
7 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.95%) DevOps
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (12.82%) Web Development
11 4 (10.26%) SOA
12 3 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (7.69%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Java 8
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) Scala
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) ES6
7 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
1 2 (5.13%) Sybase
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) New Relic