Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 6 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.29% 1.10% 7.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 4.58% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 52
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +55.00% -16.67%
South Wales median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50

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 177 131 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.97% 24.04% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 249
Cardiff median daily rate £371 £381 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +16.41% -6.43%
10th Percentile £191 £263 £220
90th Percentile £475 £525 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +43.33% -89.66%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.25
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
3 9 (64.29%) Spring Boot
4 8 (57.14%) Microservices
4 8 (57.14%) Go
4 8 (57.14%) Mac OS X
4 8 (57.14%) Perl
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) HTTP
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Kafka
5 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
7 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) CSS
8 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 4 (28.57%) JSON
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (21.43%) JPA
9 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Ajax
9 3 (21.43%) HTML5
9 3 (21.43%) JProfiler
9 3 (21.43%) Grunt

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) npm
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 9 (64.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Gradle
2 3 (21.43%) Grunt
2 3 (21.43%) gulp
2 3 (21.43%) JProfiler
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Spring Boot
2 7 (50.00%) Kafka
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) JPA
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Mac OS X
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Microservices
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Web Design
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Go
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Perforce