Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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 Software Spring Framework
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 45 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36 -24
Contract jobs citing Spring 68 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.36% 3.57% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.94% 15.65% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £444 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.34% +1.28%
10th Percentile £333 £263 £325
90th Percentile £543 £538 £501
East of England median daily rate £449 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00

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 379 313 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.28% 22.83% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 184 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +22 38 £425 -8.60% 7
Rickmansworth -3 5 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City +5 4 £525 - 1
Hatfield -13 4 £473 -10.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £450 -
Cheshunt - 1 £325 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (73.53%) MVC
3 43 (63.24%) SQL
4 42 (61.76%) JSP
5 39 (57.35%) Spring MVC
6 38 (55.88%) Finance
7 37 (54.41%) JSON
8 25 (36.76%) TDD
9 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (32.35%) HTML
11 21 (30.88%) Web Services
12 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 19 (27.94%) HTML5
14 18 (26.47%) REST
14 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
15 15 (22.06%) Spring Boot
15 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
15 15 (22.06%) Scrum
15 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
16 13 (19.12%) Kanban
16 13 (19.12%) Microservices
17 12 (17.65%) Web Development
18 11 (16.18%) French Language
18 11 (16.18%) J2EE
18 11 (16.18%) CSS
18 11 (16.18%) BDD
19 10 (14.71%) JUnit
19 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
20 9 (13.24%) Maven

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 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Drupal
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 7 (10.29%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Redis
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) JUnit
3 9 (13.24%) Maven
4 6 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.82%) Grunt
4 6 (8.82%) gulp
4 6 (8.82%) IntelliJ
5 5 (7.35%) Mockito
5 5 (7.35%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) Log4j
6 4 (5.88%) Selenium
6 4 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.41%) Gradle
7 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.94%) JBehave
8 2 (2.94%) Protractor
8 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) French Language
3 5 (7.35%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (82.35%) Developer
2 54 (79.41%) Java Developer
3 30 (44.12%) JSP Developer
3 30 (44.12%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Java Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.41%) Application Development Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Development Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (61.76%) JSP
2 39 (57.35%) Spring MVC
3 37 (54.41%) JSON
4 22 (32.35%) HTML
5 21 (30.88%) Web Services
6 19 (27.94%) HTML5
7 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 18 (26.47%) REST
8 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
8 15 (22.06%) Spring Boot
9 11 (16.18%) CSS
9 11 (16.18%) J2EE
10 8 (11.76%) SOAP
11 7 (10.29%) React
11 7 (10.29%) XML
12 6 (8.82%) Dropwizard
12 6 (8.82%) Hystrix
12 6 (8.82%) JMS
12 6 (8.82%) Play Framework
12 6 (8.82%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Solaris
4 4 (5.88%) HPUX
5 2 (2.94%) Windows
6 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) MVC
2 25 (36.76%) TDD
3 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.06%) Scrum
5 13 (19.12%) Kanban
5 13 (19.12%) Microservices
6 12 (17.65%) Web Development
7 11 (16.18%) BDD
8 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
9 7 (10.29%) Pair Programming
10 6 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (8.82%) Refactoring
10 6 (8.82%) SOA
10 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.82%) SOLID
10 6 (8.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (63.24%) SQL
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.29%) Groovy
6 3 (4.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
1 7 (10.29%) Sybase
2 6 (8.82%) New Relic
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 4 (5.88%) Talend
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Sonatype