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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 44 45 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Spring 18 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.10% 0.87% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.47% 3.45% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 15
Average daily rate
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£420 £358 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £332 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £384 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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
172 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.60% 25.22% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 78 59
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -2 7 £475 +32.86% 3
Newport - 7 £350 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 59 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (64.41%) XML
3 37 (62.71%) HTML
4 33 (55.93%) SQL
5 30 (50.85%) Hibernate
6 27 (45.76%) Web Services
7 25 (42.37%) J2EE
8 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
8 24 (40.68%) Subversion
9 22 (37.29%) TDD
9 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
10 21 (35.59%) Java SE
10 21 (35.59%) Scrum
11 20 (33.90%) Selenium
12 19 (32.20%) IBM
12 19 (32.20%) CSS
13 18 (30.51%) Struts
13 18 (30.51%) XSLT
13 18 (30.51%) JUnit
13 18 (30.51%) WebSphere
14 17 (28.81%) UML
14 17 (28.81%) SOA
15 16 (27.12%) FileNet
15 16 (27.12%) BDD
16 15 (25.42%) Open Source
16 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
16 15 (25.42%) RDBMS
17 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
17 14 (23.73%) MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (30.51%) WebSphere
2 16 (27.12%) FileNet
3 14 (23.73%) Tomcat
4 9 (15.25%) JBoss
5 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) Confluence
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.69%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
2 15 (25.42%) RDBMS
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Subversion
2 20 (33.90%) Selenium
3 18 (30.51%) JUnit
4 13 (22.03%) Maven
5 11 (18.64%) Eclipse
6 10 (16.95%) Ant
7 8 (13.56%) JMeter
7 8 (13.56%) JIRA
8 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
9 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
10 5 (8.47%) ReSharper
10 5 (8.47%) Gradle
10 5 (8.47%) Artifactory
11 4 (6.78%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (5.08%) Hudson
13 1 (1.69%) Spock
13 1 (1.69%) DbUnit
13 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 45 (76.27%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Designer
5 2 (3.39%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) UI Designer
5 2 (3.39%) Tester
5 2 (3.39%) Software Tester
5 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (3.39%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Designer
6 1 (1.69%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) XML
2 37 (62.71%) HTML
3 30 (50.85%) Hibernate
4 27 (45.76%) Web Services
5 25 (42.37%) J2EE
6 21 (35.59%) Java SE
7 19 (32.20%) CSS
8 18 (30.51%) Struts
8 18 (30.51%) XSLT
9 13 (22.03%) MyBatis
10 12 (20.34%) REST
11 10 (16.95%) HTML5
12 9 (15.25%) jQuery
12 9 (15.25%) JPA
12 9 (15.25%) SOAP
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
13 8 (13.56%) .NET
13 8 (13.56%) RESTful
13 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (13.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Open Source
2 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) TDD
3 21 (35.59%) Scrum
4 17 (28.81%) UML
4 17 (28.81%) SOA
5 16 (27.12%) BDD
6 14 (23.73%) MVC
7 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
7 11 (18.64%) RAD
8 7 (11.86%) OO
9 6 (10.17%) Workflow
10 5 (8.47%) OOD
11 4 (6.78%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Mobile Commerce
13 2 (3.39%) RUP
13 2 (3.39%) DSDM
13 2 (3.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (55.93%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) Scala
5 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) vCloud
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) IBM
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Twitter
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) ILOG
5 1 (1.69%) Kofax
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
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