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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 23 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Spring 43 38 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.04% 6.13% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.76% 22.75% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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
181 167 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.62% 26.94% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 123 36
Average daily rate £310 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
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 30 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Cardiff +7 35 £250 - 8
Newport -6 4 £313 -30.55% 1
Bridgend - 3 £450 -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (72.73%) Web Services
3 42 (63.64%) XML
4 41 (62.12%) SOAP
5 38 (57.58%) HTML
5 38 (57.58%) Hibernate
6 29 (43.94%) OO
6 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (42.42%) AngularJS
8 26 (39.39%) Struts
8 26 (39.39%) JDBC
8 26 (39.39%) JSP
8 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
9 23 (34.85%) MySQL
9 23 (34.85%) Oracle
9 23 (34.85%) Scrum
9 23 (34.85%) HTTP
9 23 (34.85%) Relational Database
10 22 (33.33%) Web Development
10 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 22 (33.33%) JPA
11 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
12 19 (28.79%) Subversion
12 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
12 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
13 18 (27.27%) SQL
14 17 (25.76%) JBoss
15 16 (24.24%) WebSphere
15 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
16 15 (22.73%) Java SE

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (28.79%) Tomcat
2 17 (25.76%) JBoss
3 16 (24.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.58%) Confluence
5 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.55%) FileNet
7 2 (3.03%) Mule
7 2 (3.03%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.52%) CMS
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) SAN
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) MySQL
1 23 (34.85%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Eclipse
1 19 (28.79%) Subversion
2 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.64%) Maven
4 9 (13.64%) JIRA
5 6 (9.09%) Selenium
6 5 (7.58%) Hudson
6 5 (7.58%) Spock
6 5 (7.58%) Geb
7 4 (6.06%) JUnit
8 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.52%) JMeter
8 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.52%) Gradle
8 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.55%) Back Office
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (98.48%) Developer
2 64 (96.97%) Java Developer
3 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
3 3 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (3.03%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Junior Developer
4 2 (3.03%) Junior
5 1 (1.52%) .NET Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Programmer
5 1 (1.52%) Graduate
5 1 (1.52%) Architect
5 1 (1.52%) Java Programmer
5 1 (1.52%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (1.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Java Architect
5 1 (1.52%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (1.52%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) Web Services
2 42 (63.64%) XML
3 41 (62.12%) SOAP
4 38 (57.58%) HTML
4 38 (57.58%) Hibernate
5 28 (42.42%) AngularJS
6 26 (39.39%) Struts
6 26 (39.39%) JDBC
6 26 (39.39%) JSP
7 22 (33.33%) JPA
8 15 (22.73%) Java SE
9 14 (21.21%) CSS
10 12 (18.18%) MyBatis
10 12 (18.18%) REST
11 11 (16.67%) J2EE
12 6 (9.09%) JSF
13 5 (7.58%) Spring MVC
13 5 (7.58%) XSLT
13 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (6.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) OO
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Scrum
3 22 (33.33%) Web Development
4 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 14 (21.21%) SOA
6 7 (10.61%) Open Source
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) DevOps
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Pair Programming
8 5 (7.58%) RUP
8 5 (7.58%) DSDM
8 5 (7.58%) MVC
8 5 (7.58%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (7.58%) Release Management
8 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.58%) SDLC
9 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.52%) vCloud
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Nagios
1 1 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Twitter
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
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