The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 11 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.59% 0.95% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.00% 4.17% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£338 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -31.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.47% 22.86% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 16
Average daily rate £381 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Credit Risk
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) C-shell
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Korn
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Sybase
5 2 (28.57%) SQR
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Maven
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Korn
3 3 (42.86%) C-shell
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQR
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase