The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 14 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.16% 3.67% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.24% 8.89% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.67% 41.28% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 15
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +6 8 £325 -10.34% 2
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) ICEfaces
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) ICEfaces
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
1 1 (12.50%) SAP