The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 31 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 1.09% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.00% 5.66% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 7
Average daily rate
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£255 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.32% 19.27% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 22
Average daily rate £338 £285 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+663.76% +5.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Cardiff region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Cardiff region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (85.00%) Hibernate
3 28 (70.00%) J2EE
4 22 (55.00%) XML
5 21 (52.50%) Web Services
5 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (52.50%) SQL
5 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (47.50%) HTML
6 19 (47.50%) UML
7 17 (42.50%) Maven
8 16 (40.00%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) Scrum
9 15 (37.50%) SOAP
10 14 (35.00%) Ant
11 13 (32.50%) JPA
12 12 (30.00%) Spring Web Flow
12 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
13 11 (27.50%) Apache Ivy
13 11 (27.50%) Struts
13 11 (27.50%) RAD
13 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
14 10 (25.00%) MVC
15 9 (22.50%) Java EE
15 9 (22.50%) CSS
15 9 (22.50%) JUnit
16 7 (17.50%) JSP
16 7 (17.50%) JMS
16 7 (17.50%) Degree
16 7 (17.50%) WebSphere

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) FileNet
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Maven
2 14 (35.00%) Ant
3 11 (27.50%) Apache Ivy
4 9 (22.50%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) JMeter
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
6 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Java Developer
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) Hibernate
2 28 (70.00%) J2EE
3 22 (55.00%) XML
4 21 (52.50%) Web Services
5 19 (47.50%) HTML
6 15 (37.50%) SOAP
7 13 (32.50%) JPA
8 12 (30.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 11 (27.50%) Struts
10 9 (22.50%) CSS
10 9 (22.50%) Java EE
11 7 (17.50%) JSP
11 7 (17.50%) JMS
12 5 (12.50%) Ajax
12 5 (12.50%) Servlets
13 4 (10.00%) JSF
13 4 (10.00%) J2SE
14 3 (7.50%) XSLT
14 3 (7.50%) REST
15 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.00%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) UML
3 15 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) RAD
5 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 7 (17.50%) Mobile Commerce
6 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (10.00%) OOD
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Kanban
10 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.00%) Release Management
11 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago