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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 22 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 65 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.33% 1.27% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.39% 6.48% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 22
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£383 £321 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
256 108 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.82% 19.53% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 69 85
Average daily rate £363 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
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 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 23 September 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 23 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
South Wales +2 16 £294 -30.88% 12
North Wales - - - -
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (61.86%) Web Services
4 66 (55.93%) Hibernate
5 64 (54.24%) J2EE
6 61 (51.69%) XML
7 56 (47.46%) TDD
8 53 (44.92%) SQL
9 50 (42.37%) SOAP
9 50 (42.37%) Open Source
10 46 (38.98%) Security Cleared
10 46 (38.98%) Scrum
11 43 (36.44%) SC Cleared
12 39 (33.05%) XSLT
13 37 (31.36%) IBM
14 36 (30.51%) Relational Database
15 35 (29.66%) REST
15 35 (29.66%) MongoDB
16 34 (28.81%) Configuration Management
16 34 (28.81%) FileNet
16 34 (28.81%) Subversion
16 34 (28.81%) Maven
17 32 (27.12%) HTML
18 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
19 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
19 29 (24.58%) Struts
20 28 (23.73%) Jenkins
21 27 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (22.88%) JSF
22 26 (22.03%) JUnit

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (28.81%) FileNet
2 23 (19.49%) WebSphere
3 17 (14.41%) Confluence
4 13 (11.02%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.63%) IIS
6 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.54%) Apache
8 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.85%) LiveCycle
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) AMQP
2 5 (4.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.51%) Relational Database
2 35 (29.66%) MongoDB
3 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
4 22 (18.64%) RDBMS
5 16 (13.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (28.81%) Subversion
1 34 (28.81%) Maven
2 28 (23.73%) Jenkins
3 26 (22.03%) JUnit
4 19 (16.10%) Selenium
5 17 (14.41%) Hudson
5 17 (14.41%) JIRA
6 16 (13.56%) Ant
7 10 (8.47%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (5.08%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.54%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.69%) JMeter
11 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.85%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (20.34%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (87.29%) Developer
2 92 (77.97%) Java Developer
3 8 (6.78%) Architect
4 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
4 5 (4.24%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (4.24%) Java Team Leader
4 5 (4.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
5 4 (3.39%) Web Developer
6 3 (2.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (2.54%) Lead Architect
6 3 (2.54%) Build Engineer
7 2 (1.69%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (1.69%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (1.69%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (1.69%) J2EE Team Leader
7 2 (1.69%) Software Engineer
7 2 (1.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (1.69%) Java Architect
8 1 (0.85%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (61.86%) Web Services
2 66 (55.93%) Hibernate
3 64 (54.24%) J2EE
4 61 (51.69%) XML
5 50 (42.37%) SOAP
6 39 (33.05%) XSLT
7 35 (29.66%) REST
8 32 (27.12%) HTML
9 29 (24.58%) Struts
10 27 (22.88%) JSF
11 23 (19.49%) JSON
12 20 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (16.10%) Java SE
14 17 (14.41%) AngularJS
14 17 (14.41%) MyBatis
15 16 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (13.56%) JPA
16 15 (12.71%) Spring MVC
17 12 (10.17%) Ajax
17 12 (10.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 50 (42.37%) Open Source
2 7 (5.93%) Clustering
3 6 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) TDD
3 46 (38.98%) Scrum
4 34 (28.81%) Configuration Management
5 27 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (21.19%) MVC
7 23 (19.49%) SOA
8 22 (18.64%) BDD
8 22 (18.64%) DevOps
9 20 (16.95%) UML
9 20 (16.95%) OO
10 18 (15.25%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (13.56%) RUP
11 16 (13.56%) DSDM
11 16 (13.56%) Pair Programming
11 16 (13.56%) Release Management
12 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.32%) RAD
13 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
14 7 (5.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (44.92%) SQL
3 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) Scala
5 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.54%) XPath
6 2 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) Groovy
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 43 (36.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) IBM
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) Twitter
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle
4 9 (7.63%) JBoss
5 8 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.78%) VMware
5 8 (6.78%) BMC
6 1 (0.85%) ILOG
6 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) Kofax
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