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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 59 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.62% 3.41% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 13.28% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Average daily rate £388 £405 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -19.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
174 128 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.24% 25.65% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 46
Average daily rate £370 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -13 9 £388 -0.64% 4
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (73.85%) Hibernate
4 32 (49.23%) SOAP
5 31 (47.69%) Web Services
5 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
6 30 (46.15%) REST
7 29 (44.62%) Tomcat
8 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 24 (36.92%) JPA
9 24 (36.92%) HTML
9 24 (36.92%) SQL
10 22 (33.85%) Eclipse
10 22 (33.85%) Scrum
11 21 (32.31%) JBoss
12 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
12 20 (30.77%) Subversion
13 19 (29.23%) J2EE
14 18 (27.69%) XML
14 18 (27.69%) CSS
14 18 (27.69%) Maven
14 18 (27.69%) Java SE
14 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
15 16 (24.62%) JSF
16 15 (23.08%) TDD
16 15 (23.08%) Ajax
16 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
17 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
18 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (44.62%) Tomcat
2 21 (32.31%) JBoss
3 11 (16.92%) FileNet
4 9 (13.85%) Mule
5 8 (12.31%) Confluence
6 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
6 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
6 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (7.69%) IIS
7 5 (7.69%) LiveCycle
8 3 (4.62%) Apache
9 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
9 2 (3.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.46%) RDBMS
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.62%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Eclipse
2 20 (30.77%) Subversion
3 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
3 18 (27.69%) Maven
4 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 13 (20.00%) Ant
6 9 (13.85%) JIRA
7 8 (12.31%) Hudson
7 8 (12.31%) Selenium
7 8 (12.31%) Spock
8 6 (9.23%) JUnit
9 5 (7.69%) DbUnit
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.62%) Geb
11 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.54%) Liquibase
12 1 (1.54%) Mockito
12 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (100.00%) Developer
1 65 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (6.15%) Digital Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Agile Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB Developer
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (73.85%) Hibernate
2 32 (49.23%) SOAP
3 31 (47.69%) Web Services
4 30 (46.15%) REST
5 24 (36.92%) HTML
5 24 (36.92%) JPA
6 19 (29.23%) J2EE
7 18 (27.69%) CSS
7 18 (27.69%) Java SE
7 18 (27.69%) XML
8 16 (24.62%) JSF
9 15 (23.08%) Ajax
10 11 (16.92%) Drools
10 11 (16.92%) EJB
10 11 (16.92%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.31%) Facelets
12 8 (12.31%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (12.31%) XHTML
13 7 (10.77%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.54%) iSeries
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Scrum
3 15 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (23.08%) TDD
4 13 (20.00%) SOA
4 13 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (15.38%) Workflow
7 8 (12.31%) UML
8 7 (10.77%) Coaching
8 7 (10.77%) OOD
8 7 (10.77%) Use Case
9 6 (9.23%) Open Source
10 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (7.69%) DevOps
10 5 (7.69%) Document Management
10 5 (7.69%) OO
10 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Perl
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) HND
5 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Shibboleth
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) IBM
2 11 (16.92%) Atlassian
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Adobe
4 5 (7.69%) ILOG
4 5 (7.69%) Kofax
4 5 (7.69%) Splunk
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Twitter
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