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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 33 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5  
Contract jobs citing Spring 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.41% 5.74% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 20.59% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £379
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 34 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 35.68% 27.87% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -15 10 £350 +7.69% 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) AngularJS
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
6 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
6 7 (53.85%) MVC
7 6 (46.15%) Scrum
7 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (38.46%) Angular 2
8 5 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (30.77%) TDD
9 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
10 3 (23.08%) CSS
10 3 (23.08%) HTML
11 1 (7.69%) JSON
11 1 (7.69%) Big Data
11 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
11 1 (7.69%) Guidewire
11 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
11 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 1 (7.69%) XML
11 1 (7.69%) Linux
11 1 (7.69%) Python
11 1 (7.69%) SQL

Spring
Top Related 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 5 (38.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) AngularJS
2 8 (61.54%) Spring Boot
3 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (38.46%) Angular 2
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Guidewire