The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 21 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 59 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.88% 0.97% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.50% 7.25% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 3 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £317 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £483 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.13 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% -28.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 69 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.70% 13.45% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 54 90
Average daily rate £375 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.48% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Spring
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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 July 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 July 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 +20 41 £300 -42.85% 7
West Wales -6 5 - -
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 90 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (61.11%) Web Services
3 53 (58.89%) Hibernate
4 50 (55.56%) J2EE
5 47 (52.22%) SQL
6 42 (46.67%) XML
7 33 (36.67%) Struts
7 33 (36.67%) Finance
8 31 (34.44%) HTML
8 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
9 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (33.33%) TDD
10 28 (31.11%) Security Cleared
11 27 (30.00%) Maven
11 27 (30.00%) JUnit
12 26 (28.89%) Scrum
12 26 (28.89%) JPA
13 25 (27.78%) SC Cleared
13 25 (27.78%) UML
14 24 (26.67%) XSLT
14 24 (26.67%) BDD
14 24 (26.67%) Relational Database
15 23 (25.56%) Ant
16 22 (24.44%) MVC
16 22 (24.44%) IBM
16 22 (24.44%) WebSphere
17 20 (22.22%) Java EE
18 19 (21.11%) SOAP
19 18 (20.00%) FileNet
19 18 (20.00%) Java SE

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (24.44%) WebSphere
2 18 (20.00%) FileNet
3 11 (12.22%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.33%) Apache
6 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.22%) Confluence
6 2 (2.22%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.56%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Maven
1 27 (30.00%) JUnit
2 23 (25.56%) Ant
3 18 (20.00%) Subversion
4 16 (17.78%) Selenium
5 15 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (7.78%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.22%) JMeter
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) JIRA
8 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 33 (36.67%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (88.89%) Developer
1 80 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 11 (12.22%) Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Java Team Leader
3 8 (8.89%) Team Leader
3 8 (8.89%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Java Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (2.22%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (2.22%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (1.11%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (1.11%) Java Programmer
9 1 (1.11%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.11%) Web Services
2 53 (58.89%) Hibernate
3 50 (55.56%) J2EE
4 42 (46.67%) XML
5 33 (36.67%) Struts
6 31 (34.44%) HTML
7 26 (28.89%) JPA
8 24 (26.67%) XSLT
9 20 (22.22%) Java EE
10 19 (21.11%) SOAP
11 18 (20.00%) Java SE
12 16 (17.78%) CSS
12 16 (17.78%) MyBatis
13 14 (15.56%) Spring Web Flow
13 14 (15.56%) JSF
14 13 (14.44%) REST
15 12 (13.33%) Ajax
16 9 (10.00%) JMS
17 7 (7.78%) JSP
18 5 (5.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Open Source
2 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (33.33%) TDD
2 26 (28.89%) Scrum
3 25 (27.78%) UML
4 24 (26.67%) BDD
5 22 (24.44%) MVC
6 14 (15.56%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.44%) SOA
8 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 11 (12.22%) RAD
10 9 (10.00%) OO
10 9 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
11 8 (8.89%) OOD
11 8 (8.89%) Workflow
12 6 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (5.56%) Web Application Development
13 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
14 4 (4.44%) Use Case
14 4 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (52.22%) SQL
3 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) Scala
5 3 (3.33%) XPath
5 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Groovy
6 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) IBM
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Zend
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Twitter
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