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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 36 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.80% 3.35% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 11.70% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£409 £463 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £363 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £500 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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South Wales

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
63 94 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.20% 28.66% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 63 6
Average daily rate £356 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +30.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Mule
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) EJB
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
6 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Commons
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Mule
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) Akka
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) RUP
5 1 (16.67%) DSDM
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) BEA
1 1 (16.67%) ILOG