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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 20 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.43% 1.46% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.42% 6.45% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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 38 31 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.05% 22.63% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 22
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) JSP
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
4 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 10 (76.92%) Web Services
5 9 (69.23%) Sybase
5 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
5 9 (69.23%) J2EE
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
5 9 (69.23%) Sybase ASE
5 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
6 8 (61.54%) MongoDB
6 8 (61.54%) Windows
7 7 (53.85%) C
7 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (38.46%) MVC
8 5 (38.46%) Microservices
8 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
9 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (30.77%) C#
9 4 (30.77%) .NET
9 4 (30.77%) REST
9 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
10 3 (23.08%) JSON
11 2 (15.38%) HTML5
11 2 (15.38%) Maven
11 2 (15.38%) JDBC

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 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (61.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
2 1 (7.69%) Log4j
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) JSP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) JSP
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 9 (69.23%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Spring Boot
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) JDBC
7 2 (15.38%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (7.69%) EJB
8 1 (7.69%) JMS
8 1 (7.69%) Servlets
8 1 (7.69%) XSD
8 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Microservices
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) RAD
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) C
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Talend