Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 51 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +22
Contract jobs citing Spring 48 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.06% 3.31% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.68% 12.88% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £325
90th Percentile £556 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £460 £447 £438
% change year-on-year +2.91% +2.17% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £36.52 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 411 326 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.16% 25.67% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 225 158
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £246 £286
90th Percentile £557 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +150.00% -51.65%
10th Percentile £11.83 £17.13 £8.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £36.38 £31.55
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £33.60
% change year-on-year -9.68% +15.33% -7.31%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -3 19 £425 +21.43% 2
Rickmansworth - 9 £363 - 4
Welwyn Garden City -6 6 £538 +2.38% 1
Borehamwood - 5 £481 -
Hatfield -10 2 £525 -4.55%
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £150 -
Spring
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 47 (97.92%) Java
2 32 (66.67%) MVC
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 23 (47.92%) Hibernate
5 22 (45.83%) Spring MVC
6 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
6 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
7 17 (35.42%) TDD
8 16 (33.33%) Java 8
9 15 (31.25%) JSP
9 15 (31.25%) Web Services
9 15 (31.25%) JSON
10 14 (29.17%) REST
10 14 (29.17%) Finance
11 13 (27.08%) BDD
11 13 (27.08%) Spring Boot
12 12 (25.00%) Microservices
12 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (22.92%) Kanban
13 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (22.92%) Pair Programming
13 11 (22.92%) Scrum
14 10 (20.83%) HTML
14 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
14 10 (20.83%) HTML5
15 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
15 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
16 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.67%) Linux

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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) FTP
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) SSL
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Endeca
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) gulp
3 5 (10.42%) JUnit
4 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.33%) Maven
4 4 (8.33%) Mockito
4 4 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) Grunt
5 3 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.17%) GitLab
6 2 (4.17%) Gradle
6 2 (4.17%) Spock
7 1 (2.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.08%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.08%) Gatling
7 1 (2.08%) Geb
7 1 (2.08%) Hamcrest
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 42 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Developer
4 12 (25.00%) JSP Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Hibernate
2 22 (45.83%) Spring MVC
3 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
4 15 (31.25%) JSON
4 15 (31.25%) JSP
4 15 (31.25%) Web Services
5 14 (29.17%) REST
6 13 (27.08%) Spring Boot
7 10 (20.83%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) HTML5
8 8 (16.67%) RESTful
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) J2EE
10 6 (12.50%) JMS
10 6 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (10.42%) Dropwizard
11 5 (10.42%) SOAP
12 4 (8.33%) JDBC
12 4 (8.33%) JPA
12 4 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) MVC
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) TDD
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.00%) Microservices
6 11 (22.92%) Kanban
6 11 (22.92%) Pair Programming
6 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.58%) Web Development
9 6 (12.50%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (10.42%) DevOps
10 5 (10.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
4 16 (33.33%) Java 8
5 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Scala
7 2 (4.17%) ES6
7 2 (4.17%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.17%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) New Relic
2 3 (6.25%) Sybase
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Google