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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 41 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.69% 4.23% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 11.00% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 14
Median daily rate £440 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £354 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +52.77%
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
152 209 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.08% 38.42% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 161 117
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 31 May 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 +3 8 £440 +13.54%
Newport +9 4 - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Hibernate
4 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (65.22%) HTML
5 14 (60.87%) J2EE
5 14 (60.87%) JSF
5 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
6 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
6 12 (52.17%) Maven
6 12 (52.17%) Ant
7 11 (47.83%) TDD
8 10 (43.48%) JPA
8 10 (43.48%) SOAP
8 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) XML
8 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
9 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (39.13%) Scrum
9 9 (39.13%) JIRA
10 8 (34.78%) Confluence
10 8 (34.78%) LiveCycle
10 8 (34.78%) Hudson
10 8 (34.78%) REST
10 8 (34.78%) Splunk
10 8 (34.78%) FileNet
10 8 (34.78%) Adobe
10 8 (34.78%) Subversion
10 8 (34.78%) Document Management

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 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (34.78%) Confluence
2 8 (34.78%) FileNet
2 8 (34.78%) LiveCycle
3 7 (30.43%) JBoss
4 6 (26.09%) GeoServer
4 6 (26.09%) IIS
5 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Gliffy
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Ant
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
3 9 (39.13%) JIRA
4 8 (34.78%) Hudson
4 8 (34.78%) Subversion
5 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (30.43%) JUnit
6 6 (26.09%) DbUnit
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) Spock
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (95.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Hibernate
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) J2EE
3 14 (60.87%) JSF
4 10 (43.48%) JPA
4 10 (43.48%) SOAP
4 10 (43.48%) XML
5 8 (34.78%) REST
6 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) Dojo
7 6 (26.09%) Java EE
7 6 (26.09%) Java SE
7 6 (26.09%) JRules
7 6 (26.09%) JSTS
7 6 (26.09%) OpenLayers
7 6 (26.09%) XSD
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) Document Management
5 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Use Case
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe
1 8 (34.78%) ILOG
1 8 (34.78%) Splunk
2 6 (26.09%) Kofax
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft