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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 39 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.65% 2.36% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 11.24% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 4
Average daily rate £500 £324 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.55% +23.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 89 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.23% 20.99% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 59 61
Average daily rate £425 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £140.00 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+723.52% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 18 £500 +53.84% 5
West Wales -12 8 £463 +47.52% 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (77.14%) Hibernate
3 18 (51.43%) JPA
4 17 (48.57%) MVC
4 17 (48.57%) Maven
5 16 (45.71%) J2EE
6 15 (42.86%) Ant
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) Scrum
7 14 (40.00%) Finance
8 13 (37.14%) Java EE
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) UML
9 11 (31.43%) Struts
9 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
10 10 (28.57%) CSS
10 10 (28.57%) SOAP
10 10 (28.57%) TDD
11 9 (25.71%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (22.86%) BDD
12 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) JUnit
13 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
14 6 (17.14%) Ajax
14 6 (17.14%) Degree
14 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
14 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
14 6 (17.14%) Scala

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (11.43%) Liferay
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Maven
2 15 (42.86%) Ant
3 9 (25.71%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (20.00%) JUnit
5 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) RubyMine
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 26 (74.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Lead Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 6 (17.14%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (17.14%) Java Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Java Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) Hibernate
2 18 (51.43%) JPA
3 16 (45.71%) J2EE
4 14 (40.00%) Web Services
5 13 (37.14%) Java EE
6 11 (31.43%) Struts
7 10 (28.57%) CSS
7 10 (28.57%) SOAP
8 7 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (17.14%) Ajax
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
9 6 (17.14%) JMS
10 5 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 5 (14.29%) jQuery
10 5 (14.29%) Play Framework
10 5 (14.29%) Akka
11 4 (11.43%) REST
11 4 (11.43%) jBPM
11 4 (11.43%) HTML5
11 4 (11.43%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (11.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) MVC
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) UML
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (11.43%) Use Case
8 4 (11.43%) OOD
8 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.57%) OO
9 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 2 (5.71%) Kanban
10 2 (5.71%) Workflow
11 1 (2.86%) CRM
11 1 (2.86%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) Zend
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) FatWire
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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