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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 37 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.92% 3.82% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.83% 13.66% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Average daily rate
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£430 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £355 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
187 161 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.32% 27.95% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 104 51
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 12 £430 -14.00% 1
Cardiff -5 5 £396 -20.75% 1
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (97.50%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) Hibernate
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) JBoss
4 21 (52.50%) WebSphere
4 21 (52.50%) Java SE
5 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 19 (47.50%) Subversion
7 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
8 17 (42.50%) Scrum
9 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
10 14 (35.00%) SOAP
10 14 (35.00%) Web Services
11 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
12 12 (30.00%) XML
13 11 (27.50%) MyBatis
14 10 (25.00%) REST
14 10 (25.00%) SOA
15 9 (22.50%) FileNet
15 9 (22.50%) Workflow
15 9 (22.50%) Back Office
15 9 (22.50%) SQL
15 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
16 8 (20.00%) Drools
16 8 (20.00%) JUnit
17 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
17 7 (17.50%) Sun Certification
17 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
17 7 (17.50%) Maven

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (60.00%) JBoss
2 21 (52.50%) WebSphere
3 15 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 9 (22.50%) FileNet
5 3 (7.50%) Apache
5 3 (7.50%) Mule
5 3 (7.50%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Staffware
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Subversion
2 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
3 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 8 (20.00%) JUnit
5 7 (17.50%) Maven
5 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.50%) DbUnit
General
1 9 (22.50%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 32 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate
7 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) Hibernate
2 21 (52.50%) Java SE
3 14 (35.00%) SOAP
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) XML
5 11 (27.50%) MyBatis
6 10 (25.00%) REST
7 8 (20.00%) Drools
8 5 (12.50%) J2EE
9 4 (10.00%) Java EE
9 4 (10.00%) HTML
10 3 (7.50%) CSS
10 3 (7.50%) jQuery
11 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
11 2 (5.00%) JAX-RS
11 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.00%) EJB
12 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) SOA
5 9 (22.50%) Workflow
6 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.50%) Web Design
9 1 (2.50%) RUP
9 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.50%) DSDM
9 1 (2.50%) CRM
9 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) Kanban
9 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) BEA
1 1 (2.50%) ILOG
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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