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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 29 37 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.63% 4.42% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.83% 14.86% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 5
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£425 £388 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +29.43%
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
295 249 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.97% 29.71% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 168 62
Average daily rate £388 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -1 23 £430 +7.50% 3
North Wales - 1 £325 -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 30 (63.83%) Hibernate
3 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (55.32%) JBoss
4 26 (55.32%) Java SE
5 24 (51.06%) WebSphere
6 22 (46.81%) Subversion
6 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
7 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
7 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
8 19 (40.43%) Web Services
8 19 (40.43%) Scrum
9 17 (36.17%) SOA
10 16 (34.04%) Eclipse
10 16 (34.04%) Tomcat
10 16 (34.04%) SOAP
11 14 (29.79%) XML
11 14 (29.79%) MyBatis
12 13 (27.66%) Drools
13 12 (25.53%) REST
13 12 (25.53%) Back Office
13 12 (25.53%) FileNet
14 11 (23.40%) Workflow
14 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
15 9 (19.15%) SQL
16 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
16 8 (17.02%) Maven
17 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
17 7 (14.89%) JUnit
17 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 26 (55.32%) JBoss
2 24 (51.06%) WebSphere
3 16 (34.04%) Tomcat
4 12 (25.53%) FileNet
5 2 (4.26%) Mule
5 2 (4.26%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
1 1 (2.13%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) SAN
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Subversion
2 16 (34.04%) Eclipse
3 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.02%) Maven
5 7 (14.89%) JUnit
6 4 (8.51%) JIRA
7 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.13%) Gradle
8 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.13%) WebObjects
8 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 12 (25.53%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Developer
2 39 (82.98%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
5 2 (4.26%) SOA Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Graduate
6 1 (2.13%) Junior
6 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) Hibernate
2 26 (55.32%) Java SE
3 19 (40.43%) Web Services
4 16 (34.04%) SOAP
5 14 (29.79%) XML
5 14 (29.79%) MyBatis
6 13 (27.66%) Drools
7 12 (25.53%) REST
8 6 (12.77%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) Java EE
9 5 (10.64%) CSS
10 4 (8.51%) J2EE
10 4 (8.51%) RESTful
10 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
10 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 4 (8.51%) HTML5
11 3 (6.38%) JAX-RS
11 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
11 3 (6.38%) jQuery
12 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
3 19 (40.43%) Scrum
4 17 (36.17%) SOA
5 11 (23.40%) Workflow
6 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 2 (4.26%) BPEL
9 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.13%) BPMN
10 1 (2.13%) CRM
10 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.26%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) vCloud
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) BEA
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