The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 38 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 18 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.08% 2.44% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.69% 12.50% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate £500 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
154 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.32% 19.51% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 45 27
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £190.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1017.64% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
Wales

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 15 £500 +60.00% 4
Newport -5 6 £500 +37.93%
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) Hibernate
3 17 (68.00%) Maven
4 15 (60.00%) Ant
5 14 (56.00%) Web Services
5 14 (56.00%) Scrum
5 14 (56.00%) JPA
6 12 (48.00%) MVC
7 11 (44.00%) UML
7 11 (44.00%) J2EE
8 10 (40.00%) SOAP
8 10 (40.00%) Struts
8 10 (40.00%) Finance
9 9 (36.00%) CSS
9 9 (36.00%) Java EE
9 9 (36.00%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (32.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) JUnit
11 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (28.00%) Spring Web Flow
12 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (24.00%) Degree
12 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
12 6 (24.00%) Banking
12 6 (24.00%) Mobile Commerce
12 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (24.00%) JBoss
12 6 (24.00%) JMS
13 5 (20.00%) Eclipse

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) Liferay
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Maven
2 15 (60.00%) Ant
3 9 (36.00%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (28.00%) JUnit
5 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) RubyMine
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Lead Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Scala Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) Hibernate
2 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 14 (56.00%) JPA
3 11 (44.00%) J2EE
4 10 (40.00%) SOAP
4 10 (40.00%) Struts
5 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) Java EE
6 7 (28.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 6 (24.00%) JMS
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) JSF
9 4 (16.00%) jBPM
9 4 (16.00%) HTML5
9 4 (16.00%) REST
10 3 (12.00%) Akka
10 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
10 3 (12.00%) JSON
11 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
11 1 (4.00%) Ehcache
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Scrum
2 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 11 (44.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (16.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
9 1 (4.00%) Android Development
9 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) FatWire
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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