Period
to 22 March 2019

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 6 months to 22 March 2019 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.

Pivotal Spring Framework
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 54 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -35 +38
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 14 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.14% 1.83% 7.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.18% 6.36% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 35
Cardiff median daily rate £394 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £298 £213
90th Percentile £438 £450 £533
South Wales median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 294 220 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 34.23% 28.68% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 157 164
Cardiff median daily rate £423 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £301 £268 £185
90th Percentile £600 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £38.75 - £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £22.84 £55.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -58.48% +155.81% -54.26%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Spring.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Spring Boot
3 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
3 14 (51.85%) SOAP
4 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (48.15%) Microservices
5 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) J2EE
7 9 (33.33%) Java 8
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.93%) Docker
10 6 (22.22%) Maven
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) REST
11 5 (18.52%) XML
11 5 (18.52%) Struts
12 4 (14.81%) JUnit
12 4 (14.81%) JBoss
12 4 (14.81%) Web Development
12 4 (14.81%) SDLC
13 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
13 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 3 (11.11%) Tomcat

Spring
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.70%) Flyway
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
1 24 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Spring Boot
2 14 (51.85%) Hibernate
2 14 (51.85%) SOAP
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 10 (37.04%) CSS
6 9 (33.33%) J2EE
6 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) Struts
7 5 (18.52%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) Angular 2
8 2 (7.41%) Drools
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.70%) JDBC
9 1 (3.70%) JSF
9 1 (3.70%) Node.js
9 1 (3.70%) Servlets
9 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Microservices
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Java 8
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat