The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 51 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.06% 1.18% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.99% 4.88% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 15
Average daily rate
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£420 £390 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £398 £363
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 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
Spring
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
191 123 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.80% 24.17% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 63 85
Average daily rate £420 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.07% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Wales region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Wales region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Spring
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South Wales -3 15 £410 +25.67% 13
North Wales - - - - 2
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 88 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (72.73%) Open Source
3 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (60.23%) Scrum
5 49 (55.68%) TDD
5 49 (55.68%) SOAP
6 47 (53.41%) J2EE
7 46 (52.27%) Web Services
8 44 (50.00%) Hibernate
9 42 (47.73%) MongoDB
10 40 (45.45%) Jenkins
11 39 (44.32%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (43.18%) XML
13 37 (42.05%) SQL Server
14 35 (39.77%) Security Cleared
15 34 (38.64%) SC Cleared
16 30 (34.09%) REST
16 30 (34.09%) Subversion
17 28 (31.82%) JSON
18 27 (30.68%) JSF
18 27 (30.68%) Configuration Management
19 25 (28.41%) SOA
19 25 (28.41%) JIRA
19 25 (28.41%) MVC
19 25 (28.41%) DevOps
20 24 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
20 24 (27.27%) SQL
20 24 (27.27%) XSLT
21 23 (26.14%) HTML
22 22 (25.00%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (25.00%) JBoss
2 21 (23.86%) FileNet
3 20 (22.73%) Confluence
4 15 (17.05%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.23%) IIS
6 7 (7.95%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.41%) Apache
7 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.27%) Mule
8 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.14%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) AMQP
2 9 (10.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.73%) MongoDB
2 37 (42.05%) SQL Server
3 21 (23.86%) Relational Database
4 19 (21.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (21.59%) NoSQL
5 17 (19.32%) RDBMS
6 14 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.27%) MySQL
10 2 (2.27%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 30 (34.09%) Subversion
3 25 (28.41%) JIRA
4 21 (23.86%) Maven
5 20 (22.73%) Hudson
6 16 (18.18%) GitLab
7 10 (11.36%) Selenium
7 10 (11.36%) Eclipse
8 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (7.95%) JMeter
10 6 (6.82%) SoapUI
10 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
11 5 (5.68%) Gradle
11 5 (5.68%) Artifactory
11 5 (5.68%) ReSharper
12 3 (3.41%) JUnit
13 2 (2.27%) DbUnit
13 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
14 1 (1.14%) Ant
14 1 (1.14%) Spock
General
1 1 (1.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (77.27%) Developer
2 53 (60.23%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Architect
4 9 (10.23%) Technical Architect
5 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Build Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Java Architect
7 2 (2.27%) Designer
7 2 (2.27%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (2.27%) Technical Developer
7 2 (2.27%) UI Designer
7 2 (2.27%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Tester
7 2 (2.27%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.14%) Analyst
8 1 (1.14%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.68%) SOAP
2 47 (53.41%) J2EE
3 46 (52.27%) Web Services
4 44 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 38 (43.18%) XML
6 30 (34.09%) REST
7 28 (31.82%) JSON
8 27 (30.68%) JSF
9 24 (27.27%) XSLT
9 24 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (26.14%) HTML
11 22 (25.00%) Spring MVC
12 21 (23.86%) AngularJS
12 21 (23.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (14.77%) Apache Camel
13 13 (14.77%) CSS
14 12 (13.64%) HTML5
14 12 (13.64%) jQuery
15 10 (11.36%) Java SE
16 9 (10.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (72.73%) Open Source
2 7 (7.95%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) UNIX
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.23%) Scrum
3 49 (55.68%) TDD
4 39 (44.32%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (30.68%) Configuration Management
6 25 (28.41%) MVC
6 25 (28.41%) SOA
6 25 (28.41%) DevOps
7 20 (22.73%) RUP
7 20 (22.73%) DSDM
7 20 (22.73%) Pair Programming
7 20 (22.73%) OO
8 19 (21.59%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (21.59%) Release Management
9 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.82%) UML
10 6 (6.82%) RAD
11 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) SQL
3 12 (13.64%) Scala
4 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.95%) C#
6 3 (3.41%) XPath
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (39.77%) Security Cleared
2 34 (38.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) IBM
2 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.59%) Twitter
4 11 (12.50%) VMware
5 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.09%) BMC
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle
7 2 (2.27%) ILOG
7 2 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) BEA
8 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe
8 1 (1.14%) Kofax
8 1 (1.14%) Splunk
North Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago