The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.13% 6.25% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.71% 13.33% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +35.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 45 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 28.10% 46.88% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 24
Median daily rate £350 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Watford

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Spring.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) MVC

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
2 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sybase