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 28 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9  
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.13% 2.75% 5.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 10.48% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 26
Median daily rate £410 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +70.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year - +6.91%  
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 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 138 124 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.99% 26.22% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 321 831
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -  
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 South Wales

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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
Newport 0 2 £405 - 1
Cardiff -8 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Spring
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Spring.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Microservices
4 21 (55.26%) Hibernate
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Spring Boot
7 11 (28.95%) JSON
8 10 (26.32%) Web Development
8 10 (26.32%) RUP
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
8 10 (26.32%) Dropwizard
8 10 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (26.32%) Front End Development
8 10 (26.32%) Docker
8 10 (26.32%) Data Protection
8 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
8 10 (26.32%) Kafka
9 9 (23.68%) REST
9 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
9 9 (23.68%) RESTful
9 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Unix
10 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.79%) Go
11 6 (15.79%) iXBRL
11 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.79%) HTTP
11 6 (15.79%) HTML

Spring
Co-occurring 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 2 (5.26%) JBoss
1 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Jetty
2 1 (2.63%) Liferay
2 1 (2.63%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Route 53
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) DSL
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) Neo4j
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.63%) JBehave
4 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
1 32 (84.21%) Java Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Java Web Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Hibernate
2 12 (31.58%) Spring Boot
3 11 (28.95%) JSON
4 10 (26.32%) Dropwizard
4 10 (26.32%) Kafka
5 9 (23.68%) REST
5 9 (23.68%) RESTful
6 6 (15.79%) HTML
6 6 (15.79%) iXBRL
7 5 (13.16%) J2EE
7 5 (13.16%) Java EE
7 5 (13.16%) JAX-RS
8 4 (10.53%) XML
9 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.26%) PrimeFaces
10 2 (5.26%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) Web Services
11 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.63%) CSS
11 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Microservices
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Deployment
3 10 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 10 (26.32%) Front End Development
3 10 (26.32%) RUP
3 10 (26.32%) Web Development
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (13.16%) Web Design
8 4 (10.53%) API Design
8 4 (10.53%) CQRS
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
10 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Go
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Groovy
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Fluentd
1 1 (2.63%) Grafana
1 1 (2.63%) Kibana
1 1 (2.63%) Marathon
1 1 (2.63%) Mesos
1 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Rundeck
1 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) VMware