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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 35 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.85% 1.04% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 4.11% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
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£400 £358 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +104.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £332 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £384 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -29.76%
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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
104 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.94% 25.26% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 19
Average daily rate £350 £298 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 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 1 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (84.62%) Hibernate
3 27 (69.23%) J2EE
4 23 (58.97%) XML
5 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
6 21 (53.85%) SQL
7 20 (51.28%) HTML
7 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (48.72%) Web Services
9 17 (43.59%) UML
10 16 (41.03%) Maven
11 14 (35.90%) SOAP
11 14 (35.90%) Finance
11 14 (35.90%) Scrum
12 13 (33.33%) Ant
13 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
14 11 (28.21%) JPA
14 11 (28.21%) RAD
14 11 (28.21%) RDBMS
15 10 (25.64%) Spring Web Flow
16 9 (23.08%) Apache Ivy
16 9 (23.08%) Struts
16 9 (23.08%) CSS
17 8 (20.51%) JUnit
17 8 (20.51%) MVC
18 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
18 7 (17.95%) JSP
18 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
18 7 (17.95%) Java EE
19 6 (15.38%) Open Source

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
1 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.26%) FileNet
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Confluence
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 11 (28.21%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Maven
2 13 (33.33%) Ant
3 9 (23.08%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (20.51%) JUnit
5 4 (10.26%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.69%) Hudson
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium
7 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.56%) Spock
8 1 (2.56%) DbUnit
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Java Developer
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.26%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (10.26%) Java Team Leader
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) Hibernate
2 27 (69.23%) J2EE
3 23 (58.97%) XML
4 20 (51.28%) HTML
5 19 (48.72%) Web Services
6 14 (35.90%) SOAP
7 11 (28.21%) JPA
8 10 (25.64%) Spring Web Flow
9 9 (23.08%) Struts
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) JSP
10 7 (17.95%) Java EE
11 5 (12.82%) JSF
11 5 (12.82%) J2SE
11 5 (12.82%) JMS
11 5 (12.82%) Servlets
11 5 (12.82%) Ajax
12 4 (10.26%) REST
13 3 (7.69%) XSLT
13 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Open Source
2 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) UML
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
4 11 (28.21%) RAD
5 8 (20.51%) MVC
6 6 (15.38%) OO
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 5 (12.82%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
7 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.26%) OOD
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Kanban
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Release Management
10 2 (5.13%) DevOps
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.13%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Kofax
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) ILOG
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk