The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 14 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.45% 0.99% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 2.44% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +34.28%
Spring
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.14% 40.59% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 6
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Belfast region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Spring
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) Spring MVC
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) ICEfaces
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Guidewire
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Spring MVC
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) ICEfaces
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Guidewire
1 1 (11.11%) SAP