Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 67 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -42 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring 19 20 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.00% 1.77% 8.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.51% 7.22% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 78
South Wales median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £274 £210
90th Percentile £450 £525 £460
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50
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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 253 277 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.69% 24.47% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 204 378
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £245
90th Percentile £511 £542 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 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 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 14 £450 +16.13% 5
Newport +9 1 - - 1
Spring
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Spring.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 10 (52.63%) Spring Boot
3 9 (47.37%) Microservices
3 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
4 8 (42.11%) Go
5 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) HTTP
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) Kafka
6 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) JProfiler
8 3 (15.79%) Node.js
8 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 3 (15.79%) TDD

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) npm
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Gradle
2 3 (15.79%) Grunt
2 3 (15.79%) gulp
2 3 (15.79%) JProfiler
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring Boot
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Kafka
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) J2EE
5 3 (15.79%) JPA
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) XSLT
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
1 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Microservices
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (15.79%) RAD
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile First
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Go
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) KVM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) Guidewire