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 23 June 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.62% 3.10% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 10.00% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Median daily rate £400 £425 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +97.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £44.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +17.97% -19.09%  

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 81 90 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.23% 31.03% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 84
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) Microservices
4 20 (60.61%) Hibernate
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) JSON
7 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) RUP
7 10 (30.30%) Docker
7 10 (30.30%) Spring Boot
7 10 (30.30%) Front End Development
7 10 (30.30%) Dropwizard
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
7 10 (30.30%) Kafka
8 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 9 (27.27%) REST
8 9 (27.27%) RESTful
8 9 (27.27%) Web Development
8 9 (27.27%) Scrum
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) Go
10 6 (18.18%) iXBRL
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 6 (18.18%) HTTP
10 6 (18.18%) HTML

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 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Liferay
2 1 (3.03%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) DSL
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) IPsec
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.15%) Neo4j
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Hudson
3 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.03%) JBehave
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
1 28 (84.85%) Java Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Web Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Java Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Hibernate
2 11 (33.33%) JSON
3 10 (30.30%) Dropwizard
3 10 (30.30%) Kafka
3 10 (30.30%) Spring Boot
4 9 (27.27%) REST
4 9 (27.27%) RESTful
5 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) iXBRL
6 5 (15.15%) Java EE
6 5 (15.15%) JAX-RS
7 3 (9.09%) J2EE
7 3 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) .NET
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.03%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) Servlets
8 1 (3.03%) SOAP
8 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Microservices
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Deployment
3 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
3 10 (30.30%) Front End Development
3 10 (30.30%) RUP
4 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) DevOps
7 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (15.15%) Web Design
8 4 (12.12%) API Design
8 4 (12.12%) CQRS
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Go
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Fluentd
1 1 (3.03%) Grafana
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
1 1 (3.03%) Marathon
1 1 (3.03%) Mesos
1 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Rundeck
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Google
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) VMware