The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 65 42
Rank change year-on-year +36 -23  
Contract jobs citing Spring 36 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.14% 2.18% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.56% 5.64% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 12
Median daily rate £400 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.49%  
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 £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 266 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 29.24% 38.72% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 182 101
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
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 £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Wales

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Wales

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Wales

Spring
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +39 32 £400 -5.88% 4
West Wales - 2 £425 -
Spring
UK

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

1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (63.38%) Microservices
4 34 (47.89%) Hibernate
5 27 (38.03%) SQL
5 27 (38.03%) RESTful
6 25 (35.21%) JSON
6 25 (35.21%) Kafka
6 25 (35.21%) Scrum
6 25 (35.21%) Spring Boot
7 23 (32.39%) MongoDB
8 22 (30.99%) Cucumber
8 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
8 22 (30.99%) Dropwizard
9 20 (28.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 18 (25.35%) Go
10 18 (25.35%) Linux
10 18 (25.35%) iXBRL
10 18 (25.35%) REST
11 17 (23.94%) Maven
11 17 (23.94%) HTML
12 15 (21.13%) HTTP
13 14 (19.72%) Unix
13 14 (19.72%) Web Design
13 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
13 14 (19.72%) Neo4j
13 14 (19.72%) JAX-RS
13 14 (19.72%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
14 13 (18.31%) Mac OS X

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (9.86%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) Liferay
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Jetty
5 1 (1.41%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Route 53
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) DSL
2 1 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) IPsec
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) MongoDB
2 14 (19.72%) Neo4j
3 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.41%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Cucumber
2 17 (23.94%) Maven
3 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.27%) JUnit
5 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.23%) Selenium
7 2 (2.82%) JBehave
8 1 (1.41%) Ant
8 1 (1.41%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.41%) Hudson
8 1 (1.41%) jMock
8 1 (1.41%) Mockito
8 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.41%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (76.06%) Developer
1 54 (76.06%) Java Developer
2 11 (15.49%) Java Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Java Web Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) Hibernate
2 27 (38.03%) RESTful
3 25 (35.21%) JSON
3 25 (35.21%) Kafka
3 25 (35.21%) Spring Boot
4 22 (30.99%) Dropwizard
5 18 (25.35%) iXBRL
5 18 (25.35%) REST
6 17 (23.94%) HTML
7 14 (19.72%) JAX-RS
8 11 (15.49%) XML
9 8 (11.27%) Web Services
10 7 (9.86%) J2EE
11 5 (7.04%) CSS
11 5 (7.04%) Java EE
12 4 (5.63%) SOAP
13 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (2.82%) Ajax
13 2 (2.82%) Grails
13 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Fintech
2 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Unix
3 13 (18.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (63.38%) Microservices
3 25 (35.21%) Scrum
4 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
5 20 (28.17%) Continuous Deployment
6 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
6 14 (19.72%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (19.72%) Web Design
7 11 (15.49%) DevOps
7 11 (15.49%) Web Development
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.08%) Data Protection
8 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
8 10 (14.08%) RUP
9 5 (7.04%) CQRS
10 4 (5.63%) API Design
10 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.63%) Open Source
11 3 (4.23%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) Go
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Groovy
5 2 (2.82%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Ansible
1 1 (1.41%) Fluentd
1 1 (1.41%) Grafana
1 1 (1.41%) Kibana
1 1 (1.41%) Marathon
1 1 (1.41%) Mesos
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Rundeck
1 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Splunk
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) VMware