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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 42 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.91% 3.35% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.80% 11.83% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Average daily rate
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£419 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
178 186 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.69% 28.35% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 115 51
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £140.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.78% +723.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 March 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 +4 20 £413 -17.50% 7
North Wales - - - - 3
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (97.50%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (57.50%) JBoss
4 19 (47.50%) Subversion
5 18 (45.00%) Scrum
5 18 (45.00%) Java SE
6 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) MVC
7 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
7 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
8 13 (32.50%) CSS
8 13 (32.50%) HTML
9 12 (30.00%) FileNet
9 12 (30.00%) jQuery
10 11 (27.50%) Spring MVC
10 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
11 10 (25.00%) TDD
11 10 (25.00%) Open Source
11 10 (25.00%) HTML5
11 10 (25.00%) Workflow
11 10 (25.00%) Back Office
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
12 9 (22.50%) .NET
12 9 (22.50%) SOA
12 9 (22.50%) CSS3
12 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (22.50%) Drools

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (57.50%) JBoss
2 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
3 12 (30.00%) FileNet
4 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.00%) Mule
5 4 (10.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Staffware
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) PaaS
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Subversion
2 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (22.50%) Maven
4 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (17.50%) JUnit
5 7 (17.50%) JIRA
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (15.00%) JMeter
7 5 (12.50%) ReSharper
7 5 (12.50%) Gradle
7 5 (12.50%) Artifactory
8 2 (5.00%) Hudson
9 1 (2.50%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 10 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.00%) UI Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Java SE
2 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) jQuery
5 11 (27.50%) Spring MVC
6 10 (25.00%) HTML5
7 9 (22.50%) CSS3
7 9 (22.50%) Drools
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
9 7 (17.50%) RESTful
9 7 (17.50%) SOAP
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) XML
10 6 (15.00%) J2EE
10 6 (15.00%) Java EE
11 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) Workflow
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) SOA
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) RUP
8 3 (7.50%) DSDM
9 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.00%) Release Management
9 2 (5.00%) DevOps
10 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) vCloud
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) BEA
3 1 (2.50%) ILOG