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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 31 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 30 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.25% 0.65% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 4.17% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 10
Average daily rate
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£255 £525 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £525 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
162 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.37% 15.52% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 54 55
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 18 £250 - 11
Newport 0 11 £450 -14.28% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (64.91%) Hibernate
3 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 35 (61.40%) XML
4 33 (57.89%) Web Services
5 30 (52.63%) J2EE
6 26 (45.61%) HTML
6 26 (45.61%) Struts
7 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
7 23 (40.35%) UML
7 23 (40.35%) Finance
8 22 (38.60%) JUnit
9 20 (35.09%) Maven
9 20 (35.09%) Relational Database
10 18 (31.58%) JPA
10 18 (31.58%) WebSphere
10 18 (31.58%) Scrum
10 18 (31.58%) Ant
11 16 (28.07%) IBM
12 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (26.32%) TDD
12 15 (26.32%) SOAP
12 15 (26.32%) XSLT
13 14 (24.56%) RDBMS
13 14 (24.56%) Spring Web Flow
14 13 (22.81%) Java SE
14 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
14 13 (22.81%) Apache Ivy
14 13 (22.81%) Subversion
15 12 (21.05%) MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 12 (21.05%) FileNet
3 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) Relational Database
2 14 (24.56%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) JUnit
2 20 (35.09%) Maven
3 18 (31.58%) Ant
4 13 (22.81%) Subversion
4 13 (22.81%) Apache Ivy
5 12 (21.05%) Selenium
6 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.51%) JMeter
8 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
1 46 (80.70%) Java Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.04%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (14.04%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (10.53%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (3.51%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.75%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Designer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (64.91%) Hibernate
2 35 (61.40%) XML
3 33 (57.89%) Web Services
4 30 (52.63%) J2EE
5 26 (45.61%) Struts
5 26 (45.61%) HTML
6 18 (31.58%) JPA
7 15 (26.32%) SOAP
7 15 (26.32%) XSLT
8 14 (24.56%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (22.81%) Java SE
10 12 (21.05%) Java EE
10 12 (21.05%) MyBatis
11 11 (19.30%) CSS
12 9 (15.79%) JMS
13 8 (14.04%) REST
14 7 (12.28%) Ajax
14 7 (12.28%) JSP
15 5 (8.77%) Servlets
15 5 (8.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) UML
2 18 (31.58%) Scrum
3 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) TDD
4 12 (21.05%) MVC
4 12 (21.05%) BDD
5 11 (19.30%) RAD
6 9 (15.79%) Mobile Commerce
6 9 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.28%) SOA
9 6 (10.53%) OOD
10 5 (8.77%) Workflow
11 4 (7.02%) OO
12 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.26%) Kanban
13 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.51%) Use Case
13 2 (3.51%) Load Testing
13 2 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) IBM
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle