The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 30 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.46% 1.20% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.04% 11.11% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £500 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
114 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.75% 10.84% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 8 18
Average daily rate £425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
South Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 15 (78.95%) Hibernate
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) MVC
4 12 (63.16%) Maven
5 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 11 (57.89%) SOAP
5 11 (57.89%) Struts
5 11 (57.89%) J2EE
6 10 (52.63%) Ant
6 10 (52.63%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (47.37%) Java EE
7 9 (47.37%) JPA
8 8 (42.11%) Spring Web Flow
9 7 (36.84%) JUnit
9 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) UML
9 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (31.58%) JMS
10 6 (31.58%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Degree
10 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
10 6 (31.58%) Banking
11 5 (26.32%) TDD
11 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 4 (21.05%) HTML
12 4 (21.05%) CSS
12 4 (21.05%) Mobile Payment

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Maven
2 10 (52.63%) Ant
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (36.84%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Lead Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
3 6 (31.58%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (31.58%) Java Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
1 15 (78.95%) Hibernate
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Struts
2 11 (57.89%) J2EE
3 9 (47.37%) Java EE
3 9 (47.37%) JPA
4 8 (42.11%) Spring Web Flow
5 6 (31.58%) JMS
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) Akka
7 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 1 (5.26%) Swing
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Ehcache
8 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) UML
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Android Development
8 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) FatWire
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