The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Wales / South Wales
Rank 22 60 32
Rank change year-on-year +38 -28  
Contract jobs citing Spring 32 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.66% 1.74% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 4.59% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 152 218 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.90% 37.85% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 156 72
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in South Wales

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in South Wales

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in South Wales

Spring
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +38 31 £400 -5.88% 5
Spring
Wales

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Spring.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (68.42%) Microservices
4 31 (54.39%) Hibernate
5 26 (45.61%) RESTful
6 23 (40.35%) JSON
7 22 (38.60%) Scrum
8 21 (36.84%) SQL
8 21 (36.84%) Kafka
9 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
9 20 (35.09%) Spring Boot
10 19 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 18 (31.58%) Dropwizard
12 17 (29.82%) REST
13 16 (28.07%) HTML
13 16 (28.07%) Linux
14 15 (26.32%) iXBRL
14 15 (26.32%) Go
15 13 (22.81%) Docker
15 13 (22.81%) HTTP
16 12 (21.05%) Web Design
16 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
16 12 (21.05%) JAX-RS
16 12 (21.05%) Neo4j
16 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (19.30%) Web Development
17 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (19.30%) Mac OS X

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (8.77%) Liferay
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Jetty
3 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Route 53
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) DSL
2 1 (1.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) IPsec
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) MongoDB
2 12 (21.05%) Neo4j
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (17.54%) Maven
3 8 (14.04%) JUnit
4 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.51%) JBehave
6 2 (3.51%) jMock
6 2 (3.51%) Mockito
6 2 (3.51%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.75%) Ant
7 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.75%) Hudson
7 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 48 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Web Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Java Scala Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) Hibernate
2 26 (45.61%) RESTful
3 23 (40.35%) JSON
4 21 (36.84%) Kafka
5 20 (35.09%) Spring Boot
6 18 (31.58%) Dropwizard
7 17 (29.82%) REST
8 16 (28.07%) HTML
9 15 (26.32%) iXBRL
10 12 (21.05%) JAX-RS
11 10 (17.54%) XML
12 9 (15.79%) Web Services
13 7 (12.28%) J2EE
14 6 (10.53%) CSS
15 5 (8.77%) Java EE
15 5 (8.77%) SOAP
16 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
16 2 (3.51%) Grails
16 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
16 2 (3.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Fintech
2 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Mac OS X
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (68.42%) Microservices
3 22 (38.60%) Scrum
4 19 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 12 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (21.05%) Web Design
7 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.30%) Web Development
8 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
8 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
8 10 (17.54%) RUP
9 6 (10.53%) Open Source
10 5 (8.77%) DevOps
11 4 (7.02%) API Design
11 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.02%) CQRS
12 3 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) Go
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Groovy
6 2 (3.51%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) Fluentd
1 1 (1.75%) Grafana
1 1 (1.75%) Kibana
1 1 (1.75%) Marathon
1 1 (1.75%) Mesos
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Rundeck
1 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle
1 3 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) VMware