Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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 Software Spring Framework
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 39 20
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 59 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.39% 2.05% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.91% 9.86% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 0 3
Belfast median daily rate £415 - £325
10th Percentile £402 - £313
90th Percentile £442 - £348
County Antrim median daily rate £415 - £325
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 174 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 36.55% 20.76% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 33 18
Belfast median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £313
90th Percentile £475 £425 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £12.13 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £12.13 -

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Spring.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (86.44%) JavaScript
3 46 (77.97%) Hibernate
4 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (71.19%) CSS
6 40 (67.80%) MVC
7 39 (66.10%) Relational Database
8 35 (59.32%) AngularJS
9 34 (57.63%) TDD
9 34 (57.63%) Oracle
10 33 (55.93%) SQL
10 33 (55.93%) Backbone.js
11 32 (54.24%) Spring Integration
11 32 (54.24%) DB2
11 32 (54.24%) XML
11 32 (54.24%) RDBMS
12 31 (52.54%) Finance
12 31 (52.54%) Web Services
12 31 (52.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (50.85%) DB2 UDB
14 29 (49.15%) Waterfall
15 28 (47.46%) RESTful
15 28 (47.46%) JSP
16 27 (45.76%) WebSphere
17 23 (38.98%) Virtual Team
18 20 (33.90%) WebLogic
19 19 (32.20%) Eclipse
19 19 (32.20%) Banking
20 18 (30.51%) JUnit
20 18 (30.51%) Struts

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 27 (45.76%) WebSphere
2 20 (33.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) FTP
2 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) Relational Database
2 32 (54.24%) DB2
2 32 (54.24%) RDBMS
3 30 (50.85%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.39%) Hazelcast
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) Redis
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.69%) KDB
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Eclipse
2 18 (30.51%) Cucumber
2 18 (30.51%) JUnit
3 16 (27.12%) Bower
3 16 (27.12%) Grunt
3 16 (27.12%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.39%) Ant
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Gradle
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
4 2 (3.39%) JBehave
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) LoadUI
4 2 (3.39%) Mockito
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (93.22%) Developer
1 55 (93.22%) Java Developer
2 26 (44.07%) Senior Developer
2 26 (44.07%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (15.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (15.25%) HTML Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.39%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 2 (3.39%) Java Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Consultant
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (77.97%) Hibernate
2 42 (71.19%) CSS
3 35 (59.32%) AngularJS
4 33 (55.93%) Backbone.js
5 32 (54.24%) Spring Integration
5 32 (54.24%) XML
6 31 (52.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (52.54%) Web Services
7 28 (47.46%) JSP
7 28 (47.46%) RESTful
8 18 (30.51%) Struts
9 17 (28.81%) Ajax
10 16 (27.12%) Gherkin
11 15 (25.42%) Spring Boot
12 14 (23.73%) JSON
13 12 (20.34%) Java EE
14 11 (18.64%) HTML
15 9 (15.25%) JPA
15 9 (15.25%) Node.js
15 9 (15.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Virtual Team
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.47%) SWIFT
5 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (67.80%) MVC
3 34 (57.63%) TDD
4 29 (49.15%) Waterfall
5 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
6 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.25%) Concurrent Programming
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
7 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Multithreading
8 8 (13.56%) Analytics
8 8 (13.56%) Data Analytics
9 7 (11.86%) Information Security
9 7 (11.86%) OO
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) Time Management
11 5 (8.47%) ETL
11 5 (8.47%) Microservices
12 4 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (86.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (55.93%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Sencha