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 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 12 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.41% 1.75% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.68% 8.00% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£306 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
38 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 35.51% 21.93% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 17
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Investment Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Credit Risk
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (63.64%) C-shell
4 7 (63.64%) Spring Integration
4 7 (63.64%) Korn
4 7 (63.64%) Maven
5 6 (54.55%) SQR
5 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
5 6 (54.55%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) Sybase
6 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Investment Banking
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) Spring Integration
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Korn
2 7 (63.64%) C-shell
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQR
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sybase
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago