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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 26 22 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Spring 66 54 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.33% 7.63% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.26% 25.59% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £383 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +20.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £58.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
272 211 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.22% 29.80% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 155 71
Average daily rate £323 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +13 65 £300 +17.64% 15
West Wales -6 1 £300 -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (69.39%) Hibernate
3 65 (66.33%) Web Services
4 60 (61.22%) SOAP
5 55 (56.12%) XML
5 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (53.06%) HTML
7 44 (44.90%) Security Cleared
8 40 (40.82%) Scrum
9 38 (38.78%) SC Cleared
9 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
10 36 (36.73%) OO
10 36 (36.73%) Subversion
11 35 (35.71%) AngularJS
12 34 (34.69%) Eclipse
13 33 (33.67%) SQL
14 32 (32.65%) Tomcat
15 31 (31.63%) JBoss
16 30 (30.61%) Oracle
17 29 (29.59%) SOA
18 28 (28.57%) CSS
18 28 (28.57%) JSP
18 28 (28.57%) JPA
18 28 (28.57%) Java SE
19 27 (27.55%) Unit Testing
19 27 (27.55%) Struts
19 27 (27.55%) Relational Database
20 26 (26.53%) JDBC
20 26 (26.53%) J2EE
20 26 (26.53%) PL/SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (32.65%) Tomcat
2 31 (31.63%) JBoss
3 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.22%) Confluence
5 8 (8.16%) FileNet
6 7 (7.14%) Mule
7 5 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.04%) Liferay
10 1 (1.02%) IIS
10 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.55%) Relational Database
2 23 (23.47%) MySQL
3 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 13 (13.27%) NoSQL
6 11 (11.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 36 (36.73%) Subversion
2 34 (34.69%) Eclipse
3 24 (24.49%) Maven
4 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
5 16 (16.33%) JIRA
6 12 (12.24%) Selenium
6 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
6 12 (12.24%) Cucumber
6 12 (12.24%) Hudson
7 11 (11.22%) Spock
7 11 (11.22%) Geb
8 6 (6.12%) Ant
9 5 (5.10%) JUnit
10 2 (2.04%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.02%) WebObjects
11 1 (1.02%) JMeter
11 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
11 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 3 (3.06%) Back Office
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (97.96%) Developer
2 95 (96.94%) Java Developer
3 5 (5.10%) Java Team Leader
3 5 (5.10%) Team Leader
4 2 (2.04%) Junior Developer
4 2 (2.04%) Java Architect
4 2 (2.04%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (2.04%) Senior Developer
4 2 (2.04%) Architect
4 2 (2.04%) Junior
4 2 (2.04%) SOA Developer
5 1 (1.02%) Software Engineer
5 1 (1.02%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.02%) Graduate
5 1 (1.02%) .NET Developer
5 1 (1.02%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (1.02%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (1.02%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (1.02%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (69.39%) Hibernate
2 65 (66.33%) Web Services
3 60 (61.22%) SOAP
4 55 (56.12%) XML
5 52 (53.06%) HTML
6 35 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 28 (28.57%) CSS
7 28 (28.57%) JSP
7 28 (28.57%) Java SE
7 28 (28.57%) JPA
8 27 (27.55%) Struts
9 26 (26.53%) JDBC
9 26 (26.53%) J2EE
10 24 (24.49%) REST
11 19 (19.39%) JSF
12 14 (14.29%) Drools
12 14 (14.29%) XSLT
12 14 (14.29%) MyBatis
13 11 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) UNIX
1 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.82%) Scrum
3 36 (36.73%) OO
4 29 (29.59%) SOA
5 27 (27.55%) Unit Testing
6 22 (22.45%) Web Development
7 16 (16.33%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (15.31%) TDD
8 15 (15.31%) DevOps
9 14 (14.29%) Open Source
10 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
12 11 (11.22%) RUP
12 11 (11.22%) DSDM
12 11 (11.22%) Pair Programming
12 11 (11.22%) Release Management
12 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
12 11 (11.22%) SDLC
13 10 (10.20%) Workflow
13 10 (10.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.67%) SQL
4 26 (26.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 38 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.10%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Nagios
1 1 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.02%) SCOM
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Twitter
3 9 (9.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
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