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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 43 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.97% 1.13% 4.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.63% 5.81% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £345 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £505 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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
160 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.97% 19.50% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 58
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 £229 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 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 19 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 -3 12 £255 -21.53% 12
Newport -5 4 £381 -27.38% 1
Torfaen - - - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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%) SQL
2 37 (64.91%) XML
3 36 (63.16%) Hibernate
3 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (57.89%) Web Services
5 29 (50.88%) J2EE
6 27 (47.37%) HTML
7 25 (43.86%) Struts
8 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
9 22 (38.60%) Relational Database
10 21 (36.84%) JUnit
10 21 (36.84%) UML
10 21 (36.84%) Finance
11 19 (33.33%) Maven
11 19 (33.33%) WebSphere
12 18 (31.58%) Scrum
12 18 (31.58%) IBM
13 17 (29.82%) TDD
13 17 (29.82%) XSLT
14 16 (28.07%) Ant
14 16 (28.07%) JPA
15 15 (26.32%) SOAP
15 15 (26.32%) Subversion
15 15 (26.32%) RDBMS
16 14 (24.56%) FileNet
16 14 (24.56%) Java SE
17 13 (22.81%) Selenium
17 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
17 13 (22.81%) BDD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 14 (24.56%) FileNet
3 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.75%) Confluence
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 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) JUnit
2 19 (33.33%) Maven
3 16 (28.07%) Ant
4 15 (26.32%) Subversion
5 13 (22.81%) Selenium
6 11 (19.30%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.51%) JMeter
9 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.75%) Hudson
9 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Developer
1 48 (84.21%) Java Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 6 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (10.53%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (7.02%) 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%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Designer
7 1 (1.75%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (64.91%) XML
2 36 (63.16%) Hibernate
3 33 (57.89%) Web Services
4 29 (50.88%) J2EE
5 27 (47.37%) HTML
6 25 (43.86%) Struts
7 17 (29.82%) XSLT
8 16 (28.07%) JPA
9 15 (26.32%) SOAP
10 14 (24.56%) Java SE
11 13 (22.81%) MyBatis
12 12 (21.05%) Spring Web Flow
13 11 (19.30%) CSS
14 10 (17.54%) REST
14 10 (17.54%) Java EE
15 7 (12.28%) JSP
15 7 (12.28%) JMS
15 7 (12.28%) Ajax
16 6 (10.53%) JSF
17 5 (8.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.77%) Open Source
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) UML
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 17 (29.82%) TDD
5 13 (22.81%) BDD
6 11 (19.30%) MVC
6 11 (19.30%) RAD
7 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.79%) SOA
9 7 (12.28%) Mobile Commerce
9 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.53%) OOD
10 6 (10.53%) Workflow
11 5 (8.77%) OO
12 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.26%) Kanban
13 2 (3.51%) Load Testing
13 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (64.91%) SQL
3 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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