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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 44 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Spring 15 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.58% 1.13% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.88% 5.62% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
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£325 £390 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £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 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
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
169 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.04% 20.09% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 61 55
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -17.85%
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 30 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 30 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
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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 +1 13 £375 +4.89% 9
Newport -13 1 £325 -38.09% 5
Torfaen - - - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (68.42%) XML
3 37 (64.91%) SQL
4 36 (63.16%) Hibernate
4 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (56.14%) Web Services
6 29 (50.88%) J2EE
7 28 (49.12%) HTML
8 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
9 23 (40.35%) Struts
10 22 (38.60%) Relational Database
11 20 (35.09%) JUnit
12 19 (33.33%) UML
12 19 (33.33%) TDD
12 19 (33.33%) Finance
12 19 (33.33%) IBM
12 19 (33.33%) Maven
12 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
13 18 (31.58%) XSLT
13 18 (31.58%) Scrum
14 17 (29.82%) Subversion
15 16 (28.07%) FileNet
16 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
16 15 (26.32%) Ant
16 15 (26.32%) SOAP
16 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
17 14 (24.56%) JPA
17 14 (24.56%) Java SE
17 14 (24.56%) Selenium
18 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 16 (28.07%) FileNet
3 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (5.26%) Confluence
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) Relational Database
2 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) JUnit
2 19 (33.33%) Maven
3 17 (29.82%) Subversion
4 15 (26.32%) Ant
5 14 (24.56%) Selenium
6 9 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.26%) JIRA
8 3 (5.26%) Hudson
9 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.51%) JMeter
10 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.75%) Spock
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Java Developer
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 5 (8.77%) Architect
3 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
3 4 (7.02%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (7.02%) Java Team Leader
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Lead Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (1.75%) Designer
6 1 (1.75%) Java Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) XML
2 36 (63.16%) Hibernate
3 32 (56.14%) Web Services
4 29 (50.88%) J2EE
5 28 (49.12%) HTML
6 23 (40.35%) Struts
7 18 (31.58%) XSLT
8 15 (26.32%) SOAP
9 14 (24.56%) Java SE
9 14 (24.56%) JPA
10 13 (22.81%) MyBatis
11 11 (19.30%) REST
11 11 (19.30%) CSS
12 10 (17.54%) Spring Web Flow
13 8 (14.04%) JSF
13 8 (14.04%) Java EE
14 7 (12.28%) Ajax
14 7 (12.28%) JSP
15 5 (8.77%) Servlets
15 5 (8.77%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
2 19 (33.33%) UML
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 13 (22.81%) BDD
5 11 (19.30%) RAD
5 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.79%) MVC
6 9 (15.79%) SOA
7 6 (10.53%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) OOD
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Kanban
10 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (64.91%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) ILOG
4 1 (1.75%) Kofax
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
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