Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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 Software Spring Framework
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 36 75
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 60 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.90% 4.55% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.50% 16.71% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £343 £268 £413
90th Percentile £538 £538 £553
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £36.27 - -

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 387 365 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.15% 27.20% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 229 167
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -3.69%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £552 £585
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.61 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.71% +41.51% -29.33%
10th Percentile £11.51 £31.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.42 £44.18 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.86% -1.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 £425 +21.43% 4
Rickmansworth +3 11 £380 +25.00%
Welwyn Garden City +1 7 £525 -
Hatfield -20 3 £400 -23.81% 2
Cheshunt - 1 £325 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 59 (98.33%) Java
2 41 (68.33%) MVC
3 33 (55.00%) Spring MVC
4 28 (46.67%) SQL
5 27 (45.00%) AngularJS
6 26 (43.33%) JSP
6 26 (43.33%) Finance
7 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 24 (40.00%) HTML
8 24 (40.00%) JSON
9 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (38.33%) TDD
10 21 (35.00%) Hibernate
11 19 (31.67%) Scrum
11 19 (31.67%) Web Services
11 19 (31.67%) HTML5
11 19 (31.67%) REST
12 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (26.67%) Kanban
13 15 (25.00%) CSS
14 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
14 13 (21.67%) Web Development
14 13 (21.67%) BDD
15 12 (20.00%) J2EE
16 11 (18.33%) Pair Programming
17 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
17 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
17 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (16.67%) Microservices
18 9 (15.00%) Spring Boot

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 6 (10.00%) Apache
1 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.33%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.67%) IntelliJ
3 7 (11.67%) JUnit
4 6 (10.00%) Grunt
4 6 (10.00%) gulp
5 5 (8.33%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.67%) Maven
7 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.00%) Gradle
7 3 (5.00%) JIRA
7 3 (5.00%) Subversion
8 2 (3.33%) JBehave
8 2 (3.33%) JMeter
8 2 (3.33%) jMock
8 2 (3.33%) Protractor
8 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) French Language
3 2 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Developer
2 51 (85.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (33.33%) JSP Developer
3 20 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Java Programmer
6 1 (1.67%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (1.67%) Programmer
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) Spring MVC
2 27 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 26 (43.33%) JSP
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
4 24 (40.00%) JSON
5 21 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 19 (31.67%) HTML5
6 19 (31.67%) REST
6 19 (31.67%) Web Services
7 15 (25.00%) CSS
8 12 (20.00%) J2EE
9 9 (15.00%) Spring Boot
10 7 (11.67%) React
11 6 (10.00%) Dropwizard
11 6 (10.00%) Hystrix
11 6 (10.00%) Play Framework
11 6 (10.00%) Scalatra
12 5 (8.33%) SOAP
13 3 (5.00%) Struts
13 3 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) MVC
2 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) TDD
3 19 (31.67%) Scrum
4 16 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (26.67%) Kanban
5 13 (21.67%) BDD
5 13 (21.67%) Web Development
6 11 (18.33%) Pair Programming
7 10 (16.67%) Microservices
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
10 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.67%) SOA
10 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (10.00%) Refactoring
11 6 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.67%) Groovy
6 5 (8.33%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Sybase
2 6 (10.00%) New Relic
3 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Sonatype