Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -28 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 25 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.74% 3.18% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.13% 12.03% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £442 £325 £325
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
East of England median daily rate £478 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +0.53% +9.20% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.52 £37.00
% change year-on-year -4.16% -1.30% -

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 408 424 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.33% 26.43% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 285 203
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £256
90th Percentile £588 £566 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £422
% change year-on-year - +6.64% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +233.33% +42.86%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.37% -8.70% +14.29%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 -18 15 £475 +11.76% 2
Welwyn Garden City +17 1 £500 -6.98% 1
St Albans +6 1 £575 +283.33%
Borehamwood -7 1 £600 +24.68% 1
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Spring Boot
3 16 (64.00%) Microservices
4 15 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (52.00%) REST
6 13 (52.00%) JSP
7 12 (48.00%) Java EE
8 11 (44.00%) Google
8 11 (44.00%) WebSphere
8 11 (44.00%) JPA
8 11 (44.00%) Apache Solr
8 11 (44.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (44.00%) JAX-RS
8 11 (44.00%) Servlets
8 11 (44.00%) JMS
8 11 (44.00%) JDBC
8 11 (44.00%) OOP
8 11 (44.00%) OO
8 11 (44.00%) git-flow
9 10 (40.00%) Java 8
10 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (32.00%) Retail
12 7 (28.00%) TDD
13 5 (20.00%) Content Management
13 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
13 5 (20.00%) AngularJS

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 11 (44.00%) Apache Solr
1 11 (44.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (16.00%) CoreMedia CMS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Appian
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Fredhopper
1 4 (16.00%) Magento
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (16.00%) Algolia
3 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (16.00%) Serverless
4 1 (4.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Endeca
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) git-flow
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) JUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Mockito
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Geb
6 1 (4.00%) GitLab
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) gulp
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.00%) Spock
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Middleware Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Content Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.00%) RPG Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Web Content Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) Spring Boot
2 13 (52.00%) JSP
2 13 (52.00%) REST
3 12 (48.00%) Java EE
4 11 (44.00%) JAX-RS
4 11 (44.00%) JDBC
4 11 (44.00%) JMS
4 11 (44.00%) JPA
4 11 (44.00%) Servlets
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.00%) React
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful
7 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Microservices
2 15 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (44.00%) OO
3 11 (44.00%) OOP
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Content Management
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Search
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
10 1 (4.00%) Process Management
10 1 (4.00%) Scrum
10 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Java 8
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) RPG
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (4.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Google
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe
2 4 (16.00%) Elastic Path
2 4 (16.00%) hybris
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) Sybase