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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 39 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Spring 46 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.64% 5.05% 7.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.31% 13.62% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 25
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £210 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +56.25%
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
282 257 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.56% 37.09% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 217 164
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 +2 29 £413 -2.94% 6
West Wales - 11 £375 -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (54.00%) Microservices
4 23 (46.00%) Maven
4 23 (46.00%) RESTful
5 17 (34.00%) SQL
6 16 (32.00%) Scrum
7 15 (30.00%) JSON
8 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 14 (28.00%) Spring Boot
9 13 (26.00%) Kafka
10 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
10 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 12 (24.00%) HTML
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle
11 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
11 11 (22.00%) REST
11 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
12 10 (20.00%) iXBRL
12 10 (20.00%) Go
12 10 (20.00%) Web Services
12 10 (20.00%) Unix
12 10 (20.00%) Dropwizard
13 9 (18.00%) DevOps
13 9 (18.00%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (18.00%) XML
13 9 (18.00%) Open Source
14 8 (16.00%) Degree
14 8 (16.00%) JUnit

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 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) Liferay
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) Neo4j
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Event Store
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Maven
2 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.00%) JUnit
5 2 (4.00%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.00%) JBehave
5 2 (4.00%) jMock
5 2 (4.00%) Mockito
5 2 (4.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (70.00%) Developer
2 34 (68.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Java Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) NoSQL Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) RESTful
2 15 (30.00%) JSON
3 14 (28.00%) Spring Boot
4 13 (26.00%) Kafka
5 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 12 (24.00%) HTML
6 11 (22.00%) REST
7 10 (20.00%) Dropwizard
7 10 (20.00%) iXBRL
7 10 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (18.00%) XML
9 7 (14.00%) JAX-RS
10 6 (12.00%) J2EE
11 5 (10.00%) CSS
11 5 (10.00%) ReactiveX
12 3 (6.00%) Play Framework
12 3 (6.00%) SOAP
13 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (4.00%) Ajax
13 2 (4.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) Microservices
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
4 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 9 (18.00%) Open Source
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (14.00%) Web Design
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) Dependency Management
7 6 (12.00%) SOA
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Go
4 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) Scala
6 2 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) Perforce