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 25 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 42 35
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7  
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 2.54% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 10.07% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 31
Median daily rate £405 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 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 154 139 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.00% 25.23% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 104 211
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 £303 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -24.54%  
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 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 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 25 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
South Wales -12 6 £410 -3.52% 2
West Wales - 1 £350 -
Spring
UK

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

1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (58.14%) Microservices
4 23 (53.49%) Hibernate
5 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 14 (32.56%) Spring Boot
7 13 (30.23%) JSON
8 12 (27.91%) Linux
8 12 (27.91%) Dropwizard
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
8 12 (27.91%) Kafka
9 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
9 11 (25.58%) REST
9 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
9 11 (25.58%) RESTful
9 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
9 11 (25.58%) Scrum
10 10 (23.26%) Web Development
10 10 (23.26%) RUP
10 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
10 10 (23.26%) Front End Development
10 10 (23.26%) Docker
11 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.93%) Unix
12 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
12 8 (18.60%) HTTP
12 8 (18.60%) HTML
12 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) iXBRL

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 2 (4.65%) JBoss
1 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Jetty
2 1 (2.33%) Liferay
2 1 (2.33%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Route 53
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) DSL
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.28%) Neo4j
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.30%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Hudson
5 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.33%) JBehave
5 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
1 35 (81.40%) Java Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Web Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Java Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Java Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Hibernate
2 14 (32.56%) Spring Boot
3 13 (30.23%) JSON
4 12 (27.91%) Dropwizard
4 12 (27.91%) Kafka
5 11 (25.58%) REST
5 11 (25.58%) RESTful
6 8 (18.60%) HTML
6 8 (18.60%) iXBRL
7 7 (16.28%) JAX-RS
8 5 (11.63%) J2EE
8 5 (11.63%) Java EE
9 4 (9.30%) XML
10 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.65%) PrimeFaces
11 2 (4.65%) SOAP
11 2 (4.65%) Web Services
12 1 (2.33%) .NET
12 1 (2.33%) CSS
12 1 (2.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Microservices
3 12 (27.91%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
5 10 (23.26%) Front End Development
5 10 (23.26%) RUP
5 10 (23.26%) Web Development
6 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
8 7 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (16.28%) Web Design
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.63%) DevOps
11 4 (9.30%) API Design
11 4 (9.30%) CQRS
12 3 (6.98%) MVC
13 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Go
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Fluentd
1 1 (2.33%) Grafana
1 1 (2.33%) Kibana
1 1 (2.33%) Marathon
1 1 (2.33%) Mesos
1 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Rundeck
1 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) VMware