The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 38 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 29 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.60% 5.90% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.48% 14.96% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 14
Median daily rate £413 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £210 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +56.25%
Spring
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 234 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.89% 39.46% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 198 128
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +12.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the South Wales region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the South Wales region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Spring
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 17 £408 -1.21% 3
Newport 0 9 £425 -4.49%
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Spring.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (65.63%) RESTful
4 19 (59.38%) Microservices
5 14 (43.75%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) JSON
6 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
8 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
8 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
8 11 (34.38%) REST
8 11 (34.38%) Kafka
9 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
9 10 (31.25%) Maven
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) iXBRL
10 9 (28.13%) Open Source
10 9 (28.13%) Go
10 9 (28.13%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (25.00%) Dropwizard
11 8 (25.00%) XML
11 8 (25.00%) JUnit
12 7 (21.88%) HTTP
12 7 (21.88%) Linux
12 7 (21.88%) Web Design
12 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
12 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) Liferay
2 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
2 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 10 (31.25%) Maven
2 8 (25.00%) JUnit
3 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.25%) JBehave
5 2 (6.25%) jMock
5 2 (6.25%) Mockito
5 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) RESTful
2 14 (43.75%) JSON
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
4 11 (34.38%) Kafka
4 11 (34.38%) REST
4 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
5 9 (28.13%) iXBRL
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) Dropwizard
6 8 (25.00%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
8 5 (15.63%) CSS
8 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
9 3 (9.38%) SOAP
10 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.25%) HTML5
10 2 (6.25%) PowerMock
10 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Microservices
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (28.13%) Open Source
6 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (21.88%) Web Design
7 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) Dependency Management
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
8 5 (15.63%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) High Availability
10 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) Go
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce