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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 23 53 34
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Contract jobs citing Spring 58 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.01% 0.83% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.98% 5.15% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 3 16
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£383 £317 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% +1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £483 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
Spring
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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
215 97 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.70% 16.19% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 72 88
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +23 36 £300 -42.85% 11
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 92 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (63.04%) Web Services
3 55 (59.78%) Hibernate
4 53 (57.61%) J2EE
5 46 (50.00%) SQL
5 46 (50.00%) XML
6 33 (35.87%) Struts
6 33 (35.87%) Finance
6 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
7 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (34.78%) TDD
8 31 (33.70%) HTML
9 30 (32.61%) SC Cleared
10 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
11 28 (30.43%) Scrum
12 27 (29.35%) JUnit
13 26 (28.26%) XSLT
13 26 (28.26%) Maven
14 24 (26.09%) IBM
14 24 (26.09%) Relational Database
15 23 (25.00%) UML
15 23 (25.00%) JPA
16 22 (23.91%) BDD
16 22 (23.91%) WebSphere
17 21 (22.83%) SOAP
18 20 (21.74%) Ant
18 20 (21.74%) FileNet
18 20 (21.74%) MVC
18 20 (21.74%) Java EE
18 20 (21.74%) Subversion

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (23.91%) WebSphere
2 20 (21.74%) FileNet
3 13 (14.13%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.35%) Confluence
6 3 (3.26%) Apache
7 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.22%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (29.35%) JUnit
2 26 (28.26%) Maven
3 20 (21.74%) Ant
3 20 (21.74%) Subversion
4 16 (17.39%) Selenium
5 15 (16.30%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.35%) JIRA
7 4 (4.35%) Hudson
7 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.17%) JMeter
10 1 (1.09%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (86.96%) Developer
1 80 (86.96%) Java Developer
2 11 (11.96%) Architect
3 8 (8.70%) Team Leader
3 8 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (8.70%) Java Team Leader
4 6 (6.52%) Lead Architect
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (2.17%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (2.17%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (2.17%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (1.09%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Designer
9 1 (1.09%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.09%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (63.04%) Web Services
2 55 (59.78%) Hibernate
3 53 (57.61%) J2EE
4 46 (50.00%) XML
5 33 (35.87%) Struts
6 31 (33.70%) HTML
7 26 (28.26%) XSLT
8 23 (25.00%) JPA
9 21 (22.83%) SOAP
10 20 (21.74%) Java EE
11 18 (19.57%) Java SE
12 16 (17.39%) MyBatis
13 14 (15.22%) Spring Web Flow
13 14 (15.22%) JSF
14 13 (14.13%) REST
15 12 (13.04%) CSS
15 12 (13.04%) Ajax
16 9 (9.78%) JMS
17 7 (7.61%) JSP
18 5 (5.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Open Source
2 9 (9.78%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.52%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (34.78%) TDD
2 28 (30.43%) Scrum
3 23 (25.00%) UML
4 22 (23.91%) BDD
5 20 (21.74%) MVC
6 16 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 14 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.96%) RAD
8 11 (11.96%) SOA
9 9 (9.78%) OO
9 9 (9.78%) Mobile Commerce
10 8 (8.70%) Workflow
11 6 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (6.52%) OOD
11 6 (6.52%) DevOps
12 5 (5.43%) Web Application Development
12 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.43%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (4.35%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (50.00%) SQL
3 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.52%) Scala
5 3 (3.26%) XPath
5 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) Groovy
6 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) IBM
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Twitter
4 1 (1.09%) Zend
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