Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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 Spring Framework
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing Spring 28 70 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.31% 12.94% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.21% 33.98% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 1
Belfast median daily rate £412 £415 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% -5.14% +34.62%
10th Percentile £406 £405 £419
90th Percentile £460 £438 £456
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £415 £438
% change year-on-year -0.72% -5.14% +34.62%
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 132 206 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.17% 38.08% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 162 29
Belfast median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +5.81%
10th Percentile £313 £327 £261
90th Percentile £513 £475 £460
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £31.50 - £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - £14.36
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 - £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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
3 22 (78.57%) Finance
4 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (75.00%) CSS
4 21 (75.00%) Spring Batch
4 21 (75.00%) Spring Integration
5 19 (67.86%) Time Management
5 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
5 19 (67.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (67.86%) JSP
5 19 (67.86%) MVC
6 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (64.29%) TDD
6 18 (64.29%) Banking
6 18 (64.29%) Waterfall
7 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
7 16 (57.14%) Backbone.js
7 16 (57.14%) Gherkin
7 16 (57.14%) Jasmine
7 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
7 16 (57.14%) RESTful
7 16 (57.14%) Ajax
7 16 (57.14%) Grunt
7 16 (57.14%) Relational Database
7 16 (57.14%) Bower
7 16 (57.14%) DB2 UDB
7 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
7 16 (57.14%) Struts
7 16 (57.14%) Web Services

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 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 16 (57.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) DB2
1 16 (57.14%) DB2 UDB
1 16 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 16 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Bower
1 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 16 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 16 (57.14%) Grunt
1 16 (57.14%) Jasmine
1 16 (57.14%) JUnit
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 18 (64.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
1 28 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Senior Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) Hibernate
2 21 (75.00%) CSS
2 21 (75.00%) Spring Batch
2 21 (75.00%) Spring Integration
3 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
3 19 (67.86%) JSP
3 19 (67.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (57.14%) Ajax
4 16 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 16 (57.14%) Gherkin
4 16 (57.14%) RESTful
4 16 (57.14%) Struts
4 16 (57.14%) Web Services
4 16 (57.14%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (10.71%) iBATIS
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) MVC
1 19 (67.86%) Time Management
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
2 18 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 16 (57.14%) Project Management
3 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle