Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal Spring Framework
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 15 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 32 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.64% 11.53% 11.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 23.12% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 50
Belfast median daily rate £456 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £386 £338 £399
90th Percentile £538 £515 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £456 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +1.39% +9.09% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £44.50 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - -

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 172 173 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 41.05% 49.86% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 144 222
Belfast median daily rate £423 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +9.09% +26.92%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £351
90th Percentile £579 £538 £488
County Antrim median daily rate £423 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.11% +9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £44.50 - £13.78
10th Percentile £42.25 - £13.38
90th Percentile £46.75 - £14.17
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - £13.78

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Belfast

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Belfast

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Belfast over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Spring.

1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) Maven
4 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
6 12 (37.50%) JSON
7 11 (34.38%) JSF
7 11 (34.38%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
8 10 (31.25%) Oracle
9 9 (28.13%) CSS3
9 9 (28.13%) Microservices
10 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (25.00%) JBoss
10 8 (25.00%) SOAP
11 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.88%) TDD
11 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
12 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
12 6 (18.75%) HTML5
12 6 (18.75%) Azure
12 6 (18.75%) AWS
12 6 (18.75%) OO
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 5 (15.63%) OOD
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.63%) Degree
13 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
13 5 (15.63%) OpenStack

Spring
Co-occurring 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 8 (25.00%) JBoss
2 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Azure
2 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.25%) GCP
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Maven
2 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) Gradle
5 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) React Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) CSS
2 12 (37.50%) JSON
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) JSF
3 11 (34.38%) XML
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) CSS3
6 8 (25.00%) SOAP
7 6 (18.75%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) Spring Boot
9 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.50%) Kafka
10 3 (9.38%) jQuery
10 3 (9.38%) JSP
10 3 (9.38%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (9.38%) REST
10 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
11 2 (6.25%) iBATIS
11 2 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Microservices
2 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
2 7 (21.88%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) API Design
4 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
4 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Java 8
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
1 5 (15.63%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.13%) Google