The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 20 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 6.20% 4.81% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.12% 13.16% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £48.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -25.38%
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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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 51.16% 36.54% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 12
Average daily rate £300 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £297 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Credit Risk
4 8 (61.54%) Investment Banking
4 8 (61.54%) Korn
4 8 (61.54%) Perl
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Sybase
4 8 (61.54%) SQR
4 8 (61.54%) C-shell
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Oracle
5 7 (53.85%) Maven
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) Spring Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
9 3 (23.08%) Struts
9 3 (23.08%) J2EE
10 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 1 (7.69%) SOA
11 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (7.69%) Scrum
11 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (7.69%) International Banking
11 1 (7.69%) RESTful
11 1 (7.69%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Maven
General
1 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Investment Banking
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Integration
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Struts
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSD
4 1 (7.69%) FIXML
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQR
2 8 (61.54%) Korn
2 8 (61.54%) C-shell
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Sybase
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO