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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 32 24 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Contract jobs citing Spring 47 58 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.27% 7.82% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.43% 28.16% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 3
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£250 £375 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +18.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £480 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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
255 206 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.62% 27.76% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 148 53
Average daily rate £310 £385 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% +21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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
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 August 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 August 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 44 £250 -16.66% 10
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (68.49%) Web Services
3 45 (61.64%) XML
4 44 (60.27%) SOAP
4 44 (60.27%) Hibernate
5 39 (53.42%) HTML
6 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (39.73%) OO
8 28 (38.36%) JSP
8 28 (38.36%) AngularJS
9 27 (36.99%) Struts
10 26 (35.62%) JDBC
10 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
10 26 (35.62%) Oracle
11 25 (34.25%) Scrum
12 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
13 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
13 23 (31.51%) MySQL
13 23 (31.51%) HTTP
13 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
14 22 (30.14%) JPA
14 22 (30.14%) Web Development
15 21 (28.77%) Tomcat
15 21 (28.77%) Eclipse
16 20 (27.40%) Subversion
17 19 (26.03%) SQL
17 19 (26.03%) JBoss
18 18 (24.66%) SOA
18 18 (24.66%) Java SE
18 18 (24.66%) WebSphere

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (28.77%) Tomcat
2 19 (26.03%) JBoss
3 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.85%) Confluence
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.11%) FileNet
7 2 (2.74%) Mule
7 2 (2.74%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.37%) CMS
8 1 (1.37%) IIS
8 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) MySQL
1 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Eclipse
2 20 (27.40%) Subversion
3 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (13.70%) Maven
4 10 (13.70%) JIRA
5 6 (8.22%) Selenium
6 5 (6.85%) Hudson
6 5 (6.85%) Spock
6 5 (6.85%) Geb
7 4 (5.48%) JUnit
8 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.37%) Gradle
9 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.11%) Back Office
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (97.26%) Developer
2 70 (95.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (5.48%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
4 2 (2.74%) Junior Developer
4 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (2.74%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
4 2 (2.74%) Architect
4 2 (2.74%) Junior
4 2 (2.74%) Java Architect
4 2 (2.74%) SOA Developer
5 1 (1.37%) Graduate
5 1 (1.37%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (1.37%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (1.37%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (1.37%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.37%) Programmer
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Developer
5 1 (1.37%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (68.49%) Web Services
2 45 (61.64%) XML
3 44 (60.27%) Hibernate
3 44 (60.27%) SOAP
4 39 (53.42%) HTML
5 28 (38.36%) AngularJS
5 28 (38.36%) JSP
6 27 (36.99%) Struts
7 26 (35.62%) JDBC
8 22 (30.14%) JPA
9 18 (24.66%) Java SE
10 15 (20.55%) CSS
11 14 (19.18%) MyBatis
12 13 (17.81%) REST
13 12 (16.44%) J2EE
14 6 (8.22%) JSF
15 5 (6.85%) Spring MVC
15 5 (6.85%) HTML5
15 5 (6.85%) Drools
15 5 (6.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) OO
3 25 (34.25%) Scrum
4 22 (30.14%) Web Development
5 18 (24.66%) SOA
6 17 (23.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Open Source
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.22%) DevOps
8 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.22%) TDD
9 5 (6.85%) Pair Programming
9 5 (6.85%) RUP
9 5 (6.85%) DSDM
9 5 (6.85%) MVC
9 5 (6.85%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.85%) BDD
9 5 (6.85%) SDLC
9 5 (6.85%) Release Management
9 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.03%) SQL
4 13 (17.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.37%) vCloud
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Nagios
1 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Twitter
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
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