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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 21 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Spring 63 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.17% 1.27% 4.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.90% 6.67% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 22
Average daily rate
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£383 £321 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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
253 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.81% 19.02% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 68 84
Average daily rate £363 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 17 £300 -29.41% 13
North Wales - - - -
Spring
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (63.72%) Web Services
4 64 (56.64%) Hibernate
5 62 (54.87%) J2EE
6 58 (51.33%) XML
7 53 (46.90%) SQL
7 53 (46.90%) TDD
8 45 (39.82%) SOAP
9 44 (38.94%) Scrum
9 44 (38.94%) Open Source
10 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
11 40 (35.40%) SC Cleared
12 37 (32.74%) XSLT
13 36 (31.86%) Relational Database
14 35 (30.97%) IBM
15 32 (28.32%) Maven
16 31 (27.43%) Subversion
16 31 (27.43%) FileNet
16 31 (27.43%) HTML
16 31 (27.43%) MongoDB
16 31 (27.43%) REST
17 30 (26.55%) Struts
17 30 (26.55%) Configuration Management
18 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
19 26 (23.01%) JUnit
19 26 (23.01%) MVC
20 25 (22.12%) Finance
20 25 (22.12%) Jenkins
21 24 (21.24%) JSF

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (27.43%) FileNet
2 23 (20.35%) WebSphere
3 14 (12.39%) Confluence
4 13 (11.50%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.31%) IIS
5 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.65%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) AMQP
2 5 (4.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) Relational Database
2 31 (27.43%) MongoDB
3 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
4 22 (19.47%) RDBMS
5 14 (12.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (12.39%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (28.32%) Maven
2 31 (27.43%) Subversion
3 26 (23.01%) JUnit
4 25 (22.12%) Jenkins
5 18 (15.93%) Selenium
6 16 (14.16%) Ant
7 14 (12.39%) JIRA
7 14 (12.39%) Hudson
8 11 (9.73%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (4.42%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.65%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.77%) JMeter
12 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (86.73%) Developer
2 89 (78.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (7.08%) Architect
4 6 (5.31%) Team Leader
4 6 (5.31%) Development Team Leader
4 6 (5.31%) Java Team Leader
5 4 (3.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (3.54%) Lead Architect
5 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
5 4 (3.54%) Web Developer
6 3 (2.65%) Senior Developer
6 3 (2.65%) Build Engineer
7 2 (1.77%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (1.77%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (1.77%) Java Architect
7 2 (1.77%) J2EE Team Leader
7 2 (1.77%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (1.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (1.77%) Software Engineer
8 1 (0.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (63.72%) Web Services
2 64 (56.64%) Hibernate
3 62 (54.87%) J2EE
4 58 (51.33%) XML
5 45 (39.82%) SOAP
6 37 (32.74%) XSLT
7 31 (27.43%) HTML
7 31 (27.43%) REST
8 30 (26.55%) Struts
9 24 (21.24%) JSF
10 20 (17.70%) JSON
11 19 (16.81%) Java SE
12 17 (15.04%) JPA
12 17 (15.04%) MyBatis
12 17 (15.04%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (13.27%) Spring MVC
14 14 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
15 12 (10.62%) Spring Web Flow
15 12 (10.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.94%) Open Source
2 7 (6.19%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.31%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.42%) Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) UNIX
2 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.90%) TDD
3 44 (38.94%) Scrum
4 30 (26.55%) Configuration Management
5 26 (23.01%) MVC
6 24 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (19.47%) SOA
7 22 (19.47%) BDD
8 21 (18.58%) UML
9 20 (17.70%) DevOps
10 18 (15.93%) OO
11 16 (14.16%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (12.39%) Release Management
12 14 (12.39%) Pair Programming
12 14 (12.39%) RUP
12 14 (12.39%) DSDM
13 12 (10.62%) Unit Testing
14 11 (9.73%) RAD
15 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
16 7 (6.19%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (46.90%) SQL
3 29 (25.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) Scala
5 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.65%) XPath
6 2 (1.77%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) Security Cleared
2 40 (35.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) IBM
2 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) Twitter
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) VMware
4 6 (5.31%) JBoss
4 6 (5.31%) BMC
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) HP
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