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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 26 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.38% 4.56% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.20% 13.99% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 6
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +31.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £34.06
% change year-on-year
+25.33% +10.09%
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
255 243 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.16% 32.62% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 156 66
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 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 1 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 0 23 £430 -14.00% 5
North Wales - 1 £325 - 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) Hibernate
3 26 (60.47%) JBoss
4 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (55.81%) WebSphere
5 22 (51.16%) Java SE
5 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
6 20 (46.51%) Subversion
7 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
7 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
8 16 (37.21%) Web Services
8 16 (37.21%) Scrum
8 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
9 15 (34.88%) SOAP
10 13 (30.23%) XML
10 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
10 13 (30.23%) MyBatis
11 12 (27.91%) SOA
12 11 (25.58%) Back Office
12 11 (25.58%) FileNet
12 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
12 11 (25.58%) REST
13 10 (23.26%) Drools
13 10 (23.26%) Workflow
14 9 (20.93%) SQL
15 8 (18.60%) JUnit
15 8 (18.60%) Maven
15 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
16 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
16 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (60.47%) JBoss
2 24 (55.81%) WebSphere
3 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
4 11 (25.58%) FileNet
5 3 (6.98%) Mule
5 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 3 (6.98%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
1 1 (2.33%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Subversion
2 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
3 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.60%) JUnit
4 8 (18.60%) Maven
4 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.33%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.33%) WebObjects
General
1 11 (25.58%) Back Office
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 35 (81.40%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.33%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (2.33%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) Hibernate
2 22 (51.16%) Java SE
3 16 (37.21%) Web Services
4 15 (34.88%) SOAP
5 13 (30.23%) XML
5 13 (30.23%) MyBatis
6 11 (25.58%) REST
7 10 (23.26%) Drools
8 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 4 (9.30%) CSS
10 4 (9.30%) Java EE
10 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
10 4 (9.30%) jQuery
11 3 (6.98%) JAX-RS
11 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
12 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) SOA
5 10 (23.26%) Workflow
6 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.33%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) BPEL
9 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.33%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.33%) BPMN
9 1 (2.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) vCloud
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) BEA
2 1 (2.33%) ILOG
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