The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 31 July 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 16 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.33% 3.45% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.86% 20.00% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £316 £552
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 10 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 35.44% 17.24% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 21
Average daily rate £450 £310 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Spring
Wales

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the West Wales region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Spring
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Swansea -4 5 - -
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) JDBC
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) Web Application Development
5 5 (41.67%) Spring MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) JSF
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Akka
6 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (25.00%) EJB
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) XSD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) JSF
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) JDBC
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Akka
4 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 3 (25.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (25.00%) EJB
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
5 3 (25.00%) DOM
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) WSDL
5 3 (25.00%) JAXB
5 3 (25.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Web Application Development
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) XPath
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Zend