The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.48% 3.69% 4.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.60% 9.86% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 22
Median daily rate £440 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £337 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £447 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +52.77%
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
171 294 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.57% 37.45% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 207 162
Median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 12 £440 +2.32% 4
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Spring.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (58.62%) Hibernate
5 16 (55.17%) HTML
5 16 (55.17%) XML
6 15 (51.72%) J2EE
6 15 (51.72%) JSF
6 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
7 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
7 13 (44.83%) Maven
7 13 (44.83%) Ant
8 12 (41.38%) TDD
8 12 (41.38%) jQuery
9 11 (37.93%) Java EE
9 11 (37.93%) SOAP
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
10 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
10 10 (34.48%) CSS
10 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
10 10 (34.48%) Scrum
10 10 (34.48%) JIRA
10 10 (34.48%) JPA
11 9 (31.03%) Confluence
11 9 (31.03%) LiveCycle
11 9 (31.03%) Hudson
11 9 (31.03%) Splunk
11 9 (31.03%) FileNet
11 9 (31.03%) Adobe
11 9 (31.03%) ILOG

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) Confluence
1 9 (31.03%) FileNet
1 9 (31.03%) LiveCycle
1 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
2 7 (24.14%) JBoss
3 6 (20.69%) GeoServer
3 6 (20.69%) IIS
4 5 (17.24%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.45%) Apache
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Gliffy
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Ant
1 13 (44.83%) Maven
2 10 (34.48%) Eclipse
2 10 (34.48%) JIRA
3 9 (31.03%) Hudson
3 9 (31.03%) Subversion
4 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (24.14%) JUnit
5 6 (20.69%) DbUnit
5 6 (20.69%) Selenium
5 6 (20.69%) Spock
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (96.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.79%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Hibernate
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) J2EE
3 15 (51.72%) JSF
4 12 (41.38%) jQuery
5 11 (37.93%) Java EE
5 11 (37.93%) SOAP
6 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) JPA
7 8 (27.59%) REST
8 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (20.69%) Dojo
9 6 (20.69%) Java SE
9 6 (20.69%) JDBC
9 6 (20.69%) JRules
9 6 (20.69%) JSTS
9 6 (20.69%) OpenLayers
9 6 (20.69%) Servlets
9 6 (20.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Document Management
5 6 (20.69%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (20.69%) MVC
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (10.34%) OOD
8 3 (10.34%) System Testing
8 3 (10.34%) UML
8 3 (10.34%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Coaching
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
10 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) BC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Adobe
1 9 (31.03%) ILOG
1 9 (31.03%) Splunk
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 6 (20.69%) Kofax
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft