Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 50 49
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +36
Contract jobs citing Spring 51 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.12% 3.48% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 15.03% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 38
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.68% +0.06%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £263
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £480 £447 £438
% change year-on-year +7.38% +2.17% +15.13%
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 428 326 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.16% 23.15% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 200 173
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -22.08% -8.05%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £27.33
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 - 13 £400 - 2
Watford -20 8 £506 +19.12% 2
Welwyn Garden City -10 7 £538 +2.38% 1
Borehamwood - 6 £481 - 2
Hitchin - 5 £510 - 1
Hatfield -4 1 £525 -4.55%
St Albans - 1 £150 - 1
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 49 (96.08%) Java
2 33 (64.71%) MVC
3 27 (52.94%) Spring Boot
4 26 (50.98%) SQL
5 25 (49.02%) Web Services
6 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (43.14%) TDD
7 22 (43.14%) Spring MVC
8 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
8 20 (39.22%) Java 8
9 19 (37.25%) Microservices
9 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
10 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
11 17 (33.33%) HTML5
11 17 (33.33%) HTML
12 15 (29.41%) REST
13 14 (27.45%) BDD
13 14 (27.45%) JSP
13 14 (27.45%) Finance
14 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (25.49%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
15 12 (23.53%) Scrum
16 11 (21.57%) Sybase
16 11 (21.57%) Sybase ASE
16 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
16 11 (21.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 10 (19.61%) RESTful
17 10 (19.61%) JSON

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 (15.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
1 3 (5.88%) SSL
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Sybase ASE
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (11.76%) Endeca
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) gulp
2 7 (13.73%) Subversion
3 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.76%) Maven
4 4 (7.84%) Grunt
4 4 (7.84%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.84%) JIRA
5 3 (5.88%) GitLab
5 3 (5.88%) Gradle
5 3 (5.88%) Spock
6 2 (3.92%) Gatling
6 2 (3.92%) Geb
6 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.96%) JMeter
7 1 (1.96%) jMock
7 1 (1.96%) Mockito
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 45 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) JSP Developer
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Angular Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) Spring Boot
2 25 (49.02%) Web Services
3 22 (43.14%) Spring MVC
4 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
5 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
6 17 (33.33%) HTML
6 17 (33.33%) HTML5
7 15 (29.41%) REST
8 14 (27.45%) JSP
9 10 (19.61%) JSON
9 10 (19.61%) RESTful
10 9 (17.65%) jQuery
11 8 (15.69%) CSS
12 7 (13.73%) Dropwizard
13 6 (11.76%) JDBC
13 6 (11.76%) JMS
13 6 (11.76%) JPA
13 6 (11.76%) Spring Web Flow
14 5 (9.80%) React
15 4 (7.84%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) MVC
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) TDD
4 19 (37.25%) Microservices
5 14 (27.45%) BDD
6 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 11 (21.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.69%) Kanban
8 8 (15.69%) Pair Programming
9 7 (13.73%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (13.73%) SOA
10 5 (9.80%) DevOps
10 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.80%) Front End Development
10 5 (9.80%) SOLID
11 4 (7.84%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
11 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) SQL
3 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) Java 8
5 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.84%) ES6
7 3 (5.88%) Groovy
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
7 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.92%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Sybase
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) New Relic
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Google