The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 28 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.95% 7.62% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.37% 21.62% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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%

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
54 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.32% 35.24% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 18
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Belfast

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

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (86.67%) AngularJS
4 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) Spring Boot
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) Spring MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) Angular 2
7 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
9 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
10 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
11 1 (6.67%) Guidewire

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 6 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) AngularJS
2 8 (53.33%) Spring Boot
3 7 (46.67%) Spring MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Angular 2
4 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Guidewire