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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 37 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.84% 1.38% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.80% 4.60% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
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£475 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £332 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £384 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -22.94%
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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
103 87 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.11% 30.10% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 31
Average daily rate £350 £295 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £19.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.39% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) Hibernate
3 23 (71.88%) J2EE
4 22 (68.75%) XML
5 21 (65.63%) HTML
5 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
6 17 (53.13%) SQL
7 15 (46.88%) UML
8 14 (43.75%) Web Services
9 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
11 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
11 11 (34.38%) RAD
12 10 (31.25%) Maven
13 9 (28.13%) CSS
13 9 (28.13%) Scrum
14 8 (25.00%) Finance
14 8 (25.00%) SOAP
14 8 (25.00%) Ant
15 7 (21.88%) OO
15 7 (21.88%) TDD
15 7 (21.88%) Open Source
16 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
16 6 (18.75%) JPA
16 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
16 6 (18.75%) JSP
16 6 (18.75%) JUnit
16 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
17 5 (15.63%) IBM

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
1 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.50%) FileNet
4 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Confluence
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) LiveCycle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Maven
2 8 (25.00%) Ant
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) Hudson
6 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.13%) Spock
7 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
1 27 (84.38%) Java Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE Team Leader
3 2 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
3 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) Hibernate
2 23 (71.88%) J2EE
3 22 (68.75%) XML
4 21 (65.63%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 8 (25.00%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) JPA
8 6 (18.75%) JSP
9 5 (15.63%) Java EE
9 5 (15.63%) Spring Web Flow
9 5 (15.63%) JSF
9 5 (15.63%) Ajax
9 5 (15.63%) REST
10 4 (12.50%) J2SE
10 4 (12.50%) Servlets
10 4 (12.50%) Struts
11 3 (9.38%) XSLT
11 3 (9.38%) JMS
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) UML
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) RAD
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) OO
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) OOD
7 3 (9.38%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Release Management
8 2 (6.25%) DSDM
8 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Kofax
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) ILOG
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk