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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 19 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.75% 1.42% 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 6.31% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £279 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £409 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.96% 22.52% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 57 62
Average daily rate £450 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £388
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 £22.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 17 £425 +23.63% 14
North Wales - - - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 78 (98.73%) Java
2 55 (69.62%) Open Source
3 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (60.76%) Scrum
5 46 (58.23%) SOAP
6 44 (55.70%) TDD
7 40 (50.63%) MongoDB
7 40 (50.63%) Jenkins
8 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (45.57%) Subversion
10 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
11 32 (40.51%) Web Services
11 32 (40.51%) JBoss
12 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
13 30 (37.97%) Hibernate
13 30 (37.97%) REST
14 29 (36.71%) FileNet
15 28 (35.44%) SC Cleared
15 28 (35.44%) JSON
16 26 (32.91%) MVC
16 26 (32.91%) XML
16 26 (32.91%) J2EE
17 25 (31.65%) SOA
17 25 (31.65%) Configuration Management
18 24 (30.38%) RabbitMQ
19 23 (29.11%) DevOps
19 23 (29.11%) JIRA
20 22 (27.85%) Spring MVC
21 21 (26.58%) Maven
22 20 (25.32%) Twitter Bootstrap

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (40.51%) JBoss
2 29 (36.71%) FileNet
3 18 (22.78%) Confluence
4 14 (17.72%) Tomcat
5 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
6 9 (11.39%) IIS
7 4 (5.06%) Apache
8 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.53%) Mule
10 1 (1.27%) LiveCycle
10 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Staffware
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) AMQP
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) MongoDB
2 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
3 17 (21.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (21.52%) NoSQL
4 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
5 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (13.92%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.80%) MySQL
10 2 (2.53%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (50.63%) Jenkins
2 36 (45.57%) Subversion
3 23 (29.11%) JIRA
4 21 (26.58%) Maven
5 18 (22.78%) Hudson
6 16 (20.25%) GitLab
7 10 (12.66%) Selenium
8 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
9 7 (8.86%) Visual Studio
10 6 (7.59%) JMeter
10 6 (7.59%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.33%) Gradle
11 5 (6.33%) Artifactory
11 5 (6.33%) JUnit
11 5 (6.33%) ReSharper
12 2 (2.53%) DbUnit
12 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.27%) Ant
13 1 (1.27%) Spock
General
1 10 (12.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 39 (49.37%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Technical Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Designer
7 2 (2.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.53%) UI Designer
7 2 (2.53%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Tester
7 2 (2.53%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.53%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) SOAP
2 32 (40.51%) Web Services
3 30 (37.97%) Hibernate
3 30 (37.97%) REST
4 28 (35.44%) JSON
5 26 (32.91%) XML
5 26 (32.91%) J2EE
6 24 (30.38%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (27.85%) Spring MVC
8 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
8 20 (25.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (24.05%) JSF
9 19 (24.05%) Java SE
9 19 (24.05%) XSLT
10 17 (21.52%) HTML
11 13 (16.46%) CSS
11 13 (16.46%) jQuery
11 13 (16.46%) Apache Camel
12 12 (15.19%) HTML5
13 9 (11.39%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 55 (69.62%) Open Source
2 7 (8.86%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) UNIX
2 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) Scrum
3 44 (55.70%) TDD
4 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (32.91%) MVC
6 25 (31.65%) SOA
6 25 (31.65%) Configuration Management
7 23 (29.11%) DevOps
8 18 (22.78%) OO
8 18 (22.78%) RUP
8 18 (22.78%) DSDM
8 18 (22.78%) Pair Programming
9 17 (21.52%) Release Management
9 17 (21.52%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (13.92%) Workflow
11 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.06%) BDD
13 3 (3.80%) Kanban
14 2 (2.53%) Waterfall
14 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (98.73%) Java
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) Scala
4 8 (10.13%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
2 28 (35.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) IBM
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) Twitter
3 11 (13.92%) VMware
4 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.13%) BMC
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) ILOG
6 2 (2.53%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) BEA
7 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) Kofax
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago