The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 12 50 35
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15  
Contract jobs citing Spring 31 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.12% 2.39% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.05% 5.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £395 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 119 167 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 35.00% 39.86% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 124 42
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Cardiff

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Cardiff

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Cardiff

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Cardiff

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Spring.

1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (70.83%) Microservices
3 29 (60.42%) Hibernate
4 22 (45.83%) JSON
5 21 (43.75%) Kafka
5 21 (43.75%) RESTful
6 20 (41.67%) MongoDB
6 20 (41.67%) Spring Boot
6 20 (41.67%) Scrum
7 19 (39.58%) Cucumber
8 18 (37.50%) Dropwizard
8 18 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 16 (33.33%) Linux
10 15 (31.25%) SQL
10 15 (31.25%) iXBRL
10 15 (31.25%) REST
10 15 (31.25%) Go
11 14 (29.17%) HTML
12 13 (27.08%) HTTP
13 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 12 (25.00%) Web Design
13 12 (25.00%) JAX-RS
13 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (25.00%) Neo4j
14 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
14 11 (22.92%) Docker
14 11 (22.92%) Unix
14 11 (22.92%) Mac OS X

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Jetty
2 1 (2.08%) Liferay
2 1 (2.08%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Route 53
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) DSL
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) IPsec
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 12 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) JBehave
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Hudson
4 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
1 42 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Java Web Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) Hibernate
2 22 (45.83%) JSON
3 21 (43.75%) Kafka
3 21 (43.75%) RESTful
4 20 (41.67%) Spring Boot
5 18 (37.50%) Dropwizard
6 15 (31.25%) iXBRL
6 15 (31.25%) REST
7 14 (29.17%) HTML
8 12 (25.00%) JAX-RS
9 8 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (10.42%) CSS
10 5 (10.42%) J2EE
10 5 (10.42%) Java EE
11 3 (6.25%) Web Services
12 2 (4.17%) Grails
13 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.08%) JPA
13 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
13 1 (2.08%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Fintech
1 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Mac OS X
2 11 (22.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (70.83%) Microservices
2 20 (41.67%) Scrum
3 18 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (25.00%) Web Design
6 10 (20.83%) Data Protection
6 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 10 (20.83%) RUP
7 9 (18.75%) Web Development
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.42%) DevOps
10 4 (8.33%) API Design
10 4 (8.33%) CQRS
11 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Go
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) Fluentd
1 1 (2.08%) Grafana
1 1 (2.08%) Kibana
1 1 (2.08%) Marathon
1 1 (2.08%) Mesos
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Rundeck
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Google
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle
1 1 (2.08%) VMware