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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 25 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.02% 7.14% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.34% 20.51% 8.89%
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 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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
59 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.69% 34.82% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 23
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £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 £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -8 12 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland 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