Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 17 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 37 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.82% 11.57% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.91% 27.62% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 0
Belfast median daily rate £412 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.42% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £445 -
% change year-on-year -7.42% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 128 181 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.89% 41.90% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 132 68
Belfast median daily rate £412 £443 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +8.59% +16.26%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £271
90th Percentile £493 £518 £476
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £443 £410
% change year-on-year -6.89% +7.93% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £104.00 - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate £104.00 - £14.34

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 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 36 (97.30%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (67.57%) XML
4 20 (54.05%) CSS
5 19 (51.35%) Oracle
5 19 (51.35%) Hibernate
6 18 (48.65%) Time Management
6 18 (48.65%) Web Services
7 16 (43.24%) Eclipse
7 16 (43.24%) Finance
8 14 (37.84%) MVC
8 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (37.84%) TDD
8 14 (37.84%) RDBMS
8 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 14 (37.84%) Cucumber
8 14 (37.84%) Degree
8 14 (37.84%) AngularJS
8 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
9 13 (35.14%) Bower
9 13 (35.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
9 13 (35.14%) Grunt
9 13 (35.14%) Backbone.js
9 13 (35.14%) Spring Batch
9 13 (35.14%) Spring Integration
9 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
9 13 (35.14%) Jasmine
9 13 (35.14%) DB2 UDB
9 13 (35.14%) WebSphere

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 13 (35.14%) WebLogic
1 13 (35.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) RDBMS
1 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
2 13 (35.14%) DB2
2 13 (35.14%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Eclipse
2 14 (37.84%) Cucumber
3 13 (35.14%) Bower
3 13 (35.14%) Grunt
3 13 (35.14%) Jasmine
3 13 (35.14%) JUnit
4 9 (24.32%) Maven
5 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.70%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 29 (78.38%) Java Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Senior Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.11%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) XML
2 20 (54.05%) CSS
3 19 (51.35%) Hibernate
4 18 (48.65%) Web Services
5 14 (37.84%) AngularJS
6 13 (35.14%) Ajax
6 13 (35.14%) Backbone.js
6 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
6 13 (35.14%) JSP
6 13 (35.14%) RESTful
6 13 (35.14%) Spring Batch
6 13 (35.14%) Spring Integration
6 13 (35.14%) Struts
6 13 (35.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (29.73%) JSF
8 9 (24.32%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) CSS3
9 7 (18.92%) HTML
10 6 (16.22%) SOAP
11 4 (10.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Time Management
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) MVC
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 13 (35.14%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
3 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.41%) ETL
8 1 (2.70%) BDD
8 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.70%) Economics
8 1 (2.70%) Information Management
8 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos