Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 46 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 42 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.72% 2.25% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 7.73% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 9
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +61.00%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £333
90th Percentile £575 £450 £445
South Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +10.00%
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 360 181 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.49% 29.05% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 129 103
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £263
90th Percentile £571 £475 £513
South Wales median daily rate £418 £398 £425
% change year-on-year +5.03% -6.47% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £27.50 £23.14 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.84% +7.63% +43.33%
South Wales median hourly rate £24.00 £23.14 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.69% +7.63% +34.38%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) SOAP
2 27 (64.29%) Spring Boot
3 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
3 25 (59.52%) Maven
4 24 (57.14%) Microservices
5 22 (52.38%) JUnit
5 22 (52.38%) SQL
6 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
7 18 (42.86%) J2EE
7 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (42.86%) Hibernate
8 17 (40.48%) Web Services
9 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
10 14 (33.33%) Java 8
11 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 12 (28.57%) CSS
12 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
12 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
13 10 (23.81%) Docker
14 9 (21.43%) Confluence
14 9 (21.43%) JIRA
14 9 (21.43%) Groovy
14 9 (21.43%) HTML
14 9 (21.43%) JMS
15 8 (19.05%) Python
15 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
15 8 (19.05%) JSF

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 9 (21.43%) Confluence
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Anypoint
5 1 (2.38%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
1 25 (59.52%) Maven
2 22 (52.38%) JUnit
3 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.43%) JIRA
5 8 (19.05%) Artifactory
5 8 (19.05%) Gradle
6 7 (16.67%) TestNG
7 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.14%) Ant
8 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
8 3 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.76%) Flyway
9 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (14.29%) Banking
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
1 33 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.38%) JSP Developer
5 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) SOAP
1 27 (64.29%) Spring Boot
2 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
3 18 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 18 (42.86%) J2EE
4 17 (40.48%) Web Services
5 12 (28.57%) CSS
6 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) JMS
7 8 (19.05%) JSF
7 8 (19.05%) Node.js
8 7 (16.67%) REST
9 6 (14.29%) Drools
10 5 (11.90%) XML
11 4 (9.52%) Thymeleaf
12 3 (7.14%) XML Schema
13 2 (4.76%) JPA
13 2 (4.76%) jQuery
13 2 (4.76%) JSP
13 2 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Microservices
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
3 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) MVC
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) Static Code Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
10 1 (2.38%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (2.38%) High Availability
10 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) Java 8
5 9 (21.43%) Groovy
6 8 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Automic
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.38%) Jitterbit
3 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.38%) SnapLogic
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO