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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 44 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.40% 2.85% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 11.43% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
159 140 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.49% 24.96% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 82 56
Average daily rate £388 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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
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 6 March 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 +3 16 £413 -17.50% 10
North Wales - - - - 2
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (98.65%) Java
2 50 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (62.16%) Open Source
4 44 (59.46%) Scrum
5 43 (58.11%) SOAP
6 38 (51.35%) TDD
7 37 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 34 (45.95%) MongoDB
9 33 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (43.24%) Subversion
10 32 (43.24%) JBoss
11 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
12 28 (37.84%) MVC
12 28 (37.84%) REST
13 26 (35.14%) JSON
13 26 (35.14%) Web Services
14 25 (33.78%) SOA
14 25 (33.78%) FileNet
14 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
15 24 (32.43%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (32.43%) Hibernate
15 24 (32.43%) Spring MVC
16 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
17 20 (27.03%) XML
18 19 (25.68%) J2EE
18 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
18 19 (25.68%) Java SE
18 19 (25.68%) JIRA
18 19 (25.68%) DevOps
19 18 (24.32%) Maven

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 32 (43.24%) JBoss
2 25 (33.78%) FileNet
3 14 (18.92%) Tomcat
3 14 (18.92%) Confluence
4 12 (16.22%) WebSphere
5 9 (12.16%) IIS
6 4 (5.41%) Apache
6 4 (5.41%) Mule
7 1 (1.35%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Staffware
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) AMQP
2 9 (12.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) MongoDB
2 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
4 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (17.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (17.57%) NoSQL
6 11 (14.86%) RDBMS
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.05%) MySQL
10 2 (2.70%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (43.24%) Subversion
3 19 (25.68%) JIRA
4 18 (24.32%) Maven
5 16 (21.62%) GitLab
6 14 (18.92%) Hudson
7 10 (13.51%) Selenium
8 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
9 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
10 6 (8.11%) JMeter
10 6 (8.11%) JUnit
10 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.76%) Gradle
11 5 (6.76%) Artifactory
11 5 (6.76%) ReSharper
12 2 (2.70%) DbUnit
12 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.35%) Ant
13 1 (1.35%) Spock
General
1 10 (13.51%) Back Office
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Developer
2 35 (47.30%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.70%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Tester
8 2 (2.70%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.35%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (58.11%) SOAP
2 28 (37.84%) REST
3 26 (35.14%) Web Services
3 26 (35.14%) JSON
4 24 (32.43%) Spring MVC
4 24 (32.43%) Hibernate
4 24 (32.43%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (27.03%) XML
6 19 (25.68%) J2EE
6 19 (25.68%) Java SE
7 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
7 16 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (20.27%) Apache Camel
8 15 (20.27%) JSF
8 15 (20.27%) HTML
8 15 (20.27%) XSLT
9 13 (17.57%) CSS
9 13 (17.57%) jQuery
10 10 (13.51%) HTML5
11 9 (12.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (62.16%) Open Source
2 7 (9.46%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) UNIX
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (59.46%) Scrum
3 38 (51.35%) TDD
4 33 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (37.84%) MVC
6 25 (33.78%) SOA
7 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
7 19 (25.68%) DevOps
8 14 (18.92%) OO
8 14 (18.92%) RUP
8 14 (18.92%) DSDM
8 14 (18.92%) Pair Programming
9 13 (17.57%) Release Management
9 13 (17.57%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (14.86%) Workflow
11 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.41%) BDD
13 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (98.65%) Java
2 16 (21.62%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Scala
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) IBM
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Twitter
3 11 (14.86%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.81%) BMC
5 2 (2.70%) ILOG
5 2 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) BEA
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) Kofax
6 1 (1.35%) Splunk
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