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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 49 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.69% 0.65% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 2.11% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £388 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £285 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £365 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
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
135 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.53% 30.65% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 74 31
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £298 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) Hibernate
4 19 (50.00%) Web Services
5 18 (47.37%) HTML
5 18 (47.37%) SQL
6 16 (42.11%) SOAP
7 15 (39.47%) XML
7 15 (39.47%) TDD
7 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 14 (36.84%) CSS
9 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
10 12 (31.58%) J2EE
11 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.95%) Maven
11 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
11 11 (28.95%) REST
11 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
11 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
12 10 (26.32%) JPA
12 10 (26.32%) Open Source
12 10 (26.32%) JSF
12 10 (26.32%) JIRA
12 10 (26.32%) Hudson
12 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
13 9 (23.68%) Confluence
13 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (23.68%) Spock

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (34.21%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.68%) Confluence
3 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) FileNet
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) LiveCycle
6 2 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
5 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (15.79%) Neo4j
5 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.95%) Maven
3 10 (26.32%) Hudson
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
4 9 (23.68%) Selenium
4 9 (23.68%) Spock
4 9 (23.68%) Subversion
5 6 (15.79%) Geb
6 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.89%) Ant
7 3 (7.89%) DbUnit
7 3 (7.89%) JUnit
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.63%) Liquibase
8 1 (2.63%) Mockito
8 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
1 38 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) Hibernate
2 19 (50.00%) Web Services
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 16 (42.11%) SOAP
5 15 (39.47%) XML
6 14 (36.84%) CSS
7 12 (31.58%) J2EE
8 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
8 11 (28.95%) REST
9 10 (26.32%) JPA
9 10 (26.32%) JSF
10 7 (18.42%) Ajax
10 7 (18.42%) Apache Camel
10 7 (18.42%) JDBC
10 7 (18.42%) RESTful
11 6 (15.79%) JSP
11 6 (15.79%) SAML
11 6 (15.79%) Struts
11 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Open Source
4 9 (23.68%) OO
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) DevOps
7 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) DSDM
7 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
7 6 (15.79%) Release Management
7 6 (15.79%) RUP
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.89%) Document Management
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Twitter
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 3 (7.89%) ILOG
3 3 (7.89%) Kofax
3 3 (7.89%) Splunk