The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Northern Ireland 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 14 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.95% 1.71% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.86% 7.69% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.72% 22.22% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 20
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Spring
UK

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 30 July 2014. 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
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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 +7 5 £300 - 2
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 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 Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 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%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
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%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C-shell
3 3 (42.86%) Korn
4 2 (28.57%) SQR
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase
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