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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 61 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 2.43% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 9.09% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Average daily rate £388 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
216 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.18% 26.75% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 120 69
Average daily rate £370 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 9 £388 -4.61% 1
North Wales - 4 - - 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (71.23%) Hibernate
4 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
5 34 (46.58%) SOAP
6 33 (45.21%) Web Services
7 30 (41.10%) REST
8 29 (39.73%) Tomcat
8 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
9 27 (36.99%) HTML
9 27 (36.99%) SQL
10 25 (34.25%) CSS
11 24 (32.88%) XML
11 24 (32.88%) JPA
11 24 (32.88%) Scrum
12 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
13 22 (30.14%) Subversion
13 22 (30.14%) J2EE
13 22 (30.14%) Eclipse
14 21 (28.77%) JBoss
14 21 (28.77%) Maven
15 19 (26.03%) TDD
15 19 (26.03%) JSF
16 18 (24.66%) Java SE
16 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
16 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
17 16 (21.92%) IBM
18 15 (20.55%) Ajax
18 15 (20.55%) Finance

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (39.73%) Tomcat
2 21 (28.77%) JBoss
3 11 (15.07%) FileNet
4 10 (13.70%) Confluence
4 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
5 9 (12.33%) Mule
6 6 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
6 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (6.85%) IIS
7 5 (6.85%) LiveCycle
8 4 (5.48%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (4.11%) Apache
10 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
2 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.85%) Neo4j
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.37%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Eclipse
1 22 (30.14%) Subversion
2 21 (28.77%) Maven
3 18 (24.66%) Git (software)
3 18 (24.66%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.81%) Ant
5 11 (15.07%) Hudson
5 11 (15.07%) JIRA
6 10 (13.70%) Selenium
6 10 (13.70%) Spock
7 6 (8.22%) JUnit
8 5 (6.85%) DbUnit
8 5 (6.85%) Geb
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.74%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.37%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.37%) Mockito
10 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (100.00%) Developer
1 73 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Digital Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (4.11%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (4.11%) MongoDB Developer
5 3 (4.11%) NoSQL Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (71.23%) Hibernate
2 34 (46.58%) SOAP
3 33 (45.21%) Web Services
4 30 (41.10%) REST
5 27 (36.99%) HTML
6 25 (34.25%) CSS
7 24 (32.88%) JPA
7 24 (32.88%) XML
8 22 (30.14%) J2EE
9 19 (26.03%) JSF
10 18 (24.66%) Java SE
11 15 (20.55%) Ajax
12 13 (17.81%) XSLT
13 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
14 11 (15.07%) Drools
14 11 (15.07%) EJB
14 11 (15.07%) EJB 3.0
14 11 (15.07%) JDBC
14 11 (15.07%) Spring Security
15 10 (13.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.37%) iSeries
3 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Scrum
3 19 (26.03%) TDD
4 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.81%) SOA
5 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
6 12 (16.44%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.70%) Workflow
8 9 (12.33%) Open Source
9 8 (10.96%) DevOps
9 8 (10.96%) OO
9 8 (10.96%) UML
10 7 (9.59%) Coaching
10 7 (9.59%) OOD
10 7 (9.59%) Use Case
11 6 (8.22%) MVC
12 5 (6.85%) Document Management
12 5 (6.85%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.11%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.85%) QA
3 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) IBM
2 11 (15.07%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Adobe
4 5 (6.85%) ILOG
4 5 (6.85%) Kofax
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) Splunk
4 5 (6.85%) Twitter