Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 November 2017 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 81 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.17% 2.02% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.40% 8.70% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 1 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +34.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £405 £419 £313
90th Percentile £438 £456 £338
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +28.57%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 258 69 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.95% 23.23% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 33 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +36.00%
10th Percentile £321 £250 £300
90th Percentile £475 £449 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Northern Ireland

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 79 £413 -5.71%
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 67 (82.72%) Hibernate
4 63 (77.78%) CSS
5 61 (75.31%) MVC
6 53 (65.43%) XML
6 53 (65.43%) Spring Integration
7 52 (64.20%) Web Services
7 52 (64.20%) Finance
8 49 (60.49%) WebSphere
8 49 (60.49%) JSP
8 49 (60.49%) RESTful
9 48 (59.26%) AngularJS
9 48 (59.26%) Oracle
10 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (56.79%) Backbone.js
11 44 (54.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (54.32%) DB2
12 41 (50.62%) Relational Database
13 40 (49.38%) Banking
14 37 (45.68%) TDD
15 34 (41.98%) RDBMS
15 34 (41.98%) SQL
15 34 (41.98%) WebLogic
16 32 (39.51%) Struts
16 32 (39.51%) Waterfall
17 31 (38.27%) DB2 UDB
17 31 (38.27%) Virtual Team
18 30 (37.04%) Ajax
19 25 (30.86%) HTML

Spring
Co-occurring 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 49 (60.49%) WebSphere
2 34 (41.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) FTP
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) SSL
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (54.32%) DB2
2 41 (50.62%) Relational Database
3 34 (41.98%) RDBMS
4 31 (38.27%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.47%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.47%) KDB
6 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.47%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) Redis
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Eclipse
2 21 (25.93%) Cucumber
2 21 (25.93%) JUnit
3 19 (23.46%) Bower
3 19 (23.46%) Grunt
3 19 (23.46%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.47%) Ant
4 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.47%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) Gradle
4 2 (2.47%) Hudson
4 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.47%) JBehave
4 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) LoadUI
4 2 (2.47%) Mockito
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (64.20%) Finance
2 40 (49.38%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (95.06%) Developer
1 77 (95.06%) Java Developer
2 49 (60.49%) Senior Developer
2 49 (60.49%) Senior Java Developer
3 33 (40.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 27 (33.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 23 (28.40%) HTML CSS Developer
5 23 (28.40%) HTML Developer
6 19 (23.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.47%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 2 (2.47%) Java Mobile Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.23%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Consultant
11 1 (1.23%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (82.72%) Hibernate
2 63 (77.78%) CSS
3 53 (65.43%) Spring Integration
3 53 (65.43%) XML
4 52 (64.20%) Web Services
5 49 (60.49%) JSP
5 49 (60.49%) RESTful
6 48 (59.26%) AngularJS
7 46 (56.79%) Backbone.js
8 44 (54.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (39.51%) Struts
10 30 (37.04%) Ajax
11 25 (30.86%) HTML
12 23 (28.40%) Spring Boot
13 22 (27.16%) JSON
14 20 (24.69%) Java EE
15 18 (22.22%) Gherkin
16 17 (20.99%) JPA
16 17 (20.99%) Node.js
16 17 (20.99%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Virtual Team
2 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.41%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (75.31%) MVC
2 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.68%) TDD
4 32 (39.51%) Waterfall
5 20 (24.69%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.99%) Concurrent Programming
6 17 (20.99%) Data Modelling
6 17 (20.99%) Multithreading
7 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Analytics
9 8 (9.88%) Data Analytics
9 8 (9.88%) Project Management
9 8 (9.88%) Time Management
10 7 (8.64%) ETL
10 7 (8.64%) Information Security
10 7 (8.64%) OO
11 5 (6.17%) Microservices
12 4 (4.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 34 (41.98%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (59.26%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Sencha
3 1 (1.23%) Talend