Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +41
Contract jobs citing Spring 37 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.60% 4.06% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 16.62% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 53
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.99% +1.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £380 £372 £269
90th Percentile £556 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £486 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +12.43% +1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.59% - -

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 359 379 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.19% 24.45% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 202 224
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £277
90th Percentile £575 £569 £570
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £13.61 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +267.38% -63.71% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21.98 £11.51 £31.15
90th Percentile £66.81 £15.42 £44.18
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.74% +12.00% -5.06%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Rickmansworth +2 17 £380 - 2
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 £538 +2.38%
Stevenage - 3 £326 - 4
Watford -15 2 £538 +26.47% 3
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (89.19%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Web Services
3 23 (62.16%) MVC
4 20 (54.05%) Spring MVC
5 19 (51.35%) SQL
5 19 (51.35%) T-SQL
6 18 (48.65%) Sybase
6 18 (48.65%) Sybase ASE
7 16 (43.24%) HTML
7 16 (43.24%) HTML5
8 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
8 15 (40.54%) Spring Boot
8 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (40.54%) TDD
9 14 (37.84%) JSP
9 14 (37.84%) Microservices
9 14 (37.84%) Java 8
10 13 (35.14%) REST
11 12 (32.43%) Finance
12 11 (29.73%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
14 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
14 8 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (18.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 7 (18.92%) Scrum
15 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 6 (16.22%) BDD
17 5 (13.51%) Angular 2
17 5 (13.51%) 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 (21.62%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Sybase ASE
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Endeca
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) Grunt
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Gatling
5 1 (2.70%) Geb
5 1 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) jMock
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Spock
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 33 (89.19%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) JSP Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Angular Developer
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (8.11%) AWS Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Web Services
2 20 (54.05%) Spring MVC
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) HTML5
4 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
4 15 (40.54%) Spring Boot
5 14 (37.84%) JSP
6 13 (35.14%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) Angular 2
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
8 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 3 (8.11%) Dropwizard
9 3 (8.11%) LDAP
9 3 (8.11%) React
9 3 (8.11%) RESTful
9 3 (8.11%) XML
9 3 (8.11%) XSLT
10 2 (5.41%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) MVC
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 14 (37.84%) Microservices
4 7 (18.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile First
8 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.41%) SOLID
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) T-SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Java 8
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) ES6
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Sybase
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft