The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 13 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.94% 4.00% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 22.22% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £316 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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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 West Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 34.72% 18.00% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 17
Average daily rate £500 £310 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -30.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.90 - -
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) JDBC
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
5 5 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (45.45%) Spring MVC
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) JSF
5 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Scala
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
7 3 (27.27%) EJB
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) XSD
7 3 (27.27%) DOM
7 3 (27.27%) XSLT

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (36.36%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) JSF
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) JDBC
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Spring MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Akka
4 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
4 3 (27.27%) JAX-WS
4 3 (27.27%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (27.27%) EJB
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 3 (27.27%) DOM
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) WSDL
4 3 (27.27%) JAXB
4 3 (27.27%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Scala
5 3 (27.27%) XPath
6 1 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Zend