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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 28 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.41% 3.27% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.87% 12.77% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +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%
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
126 141 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.75% 25.64% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 88 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -1 6 £425 -15.00%
Cardiff -2 2 £409 -11.62% 3
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 34 (97.14%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) JBoss
4 18 (51.43%) Java SE
5 16 (45.71%) Subversion
6 15 (42.86%) Scrum
7 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (37.14%) MVC
9 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
9 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
9 12 (34.29%) CSS
9 12 (34.29%) HTML
9 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
10 11 (31.43%) jQuery
10 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
11 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
11 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
12 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (25.71%) HTML5
12 9 (25.71%) .NET
12 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
12 9 (25.71%) Back Office
12 9 (25.71%) FileNet
12 9 (25.71%) Workflow
12 9 (25.71%) SOA
13 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.86%) C#
13 8 (22.86%) Open Source

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 21 (60.00%) JBoss
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 9 (25.71%) FileNet
5 3 (8.57%) Mule
5 3 (8.57%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Staffware
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Subversion
2 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
5 7 (20.00%) JUnit
6 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (17.14%) JMeter
6 6 (17.14%) Maven
6 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
6 6 (17.14%) Selenium
7 5 (14.29%) Gradle
7 5 (14.29%) Artifactory
7 5 (14.29%) JIRA
7 5 (14.29%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
General
1 9 (25.71%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
4 2 (5.71%) UI Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Scala Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Java SE
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
2 12 (34.29%) CSS
3 11 (31.43%) jQuery
4 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 9 (25.71%) HTML5
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
5 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) Drools
6 8 (22.86%) CSS3
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) RESTful
7 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.29%) Java EE
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) J2EE
10 3 (8.57%) SOAP
11 2 (5.71%) EJB
11 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) MVC
4 9 (25.71%) Workflow
4 9 (25.71%) SOA
5 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Coaching
9 1 (2.86%) Kanban
9 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) OO
9 1 (2.86%) RUP
9 1 (2.86%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) vCloud
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) BEA
2 1 (2.86%) ILOG