Period
to 15 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 15 September 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 83 77
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 38 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.01% 1.98% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 6.33% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 24
Bristol median daily rate £438 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +18.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £317 £363 £313
90th Percentile £488 £475 £564
South West median daily rate £475 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +15.15% -1.20% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £52.50

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 468 616 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.74% 31.24% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 451 332
Bristol median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £294
90th Percentile £575 £538 £518
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £67.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +28.57% +157.48%
10th Percentile £34.60 £47.20 £35.25
90th Percentile £44.00 £140.50 £73.75
South West median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% -5.26% +22.58%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Bristol

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Bristol

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Bristol

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Spring.

1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
4 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 16 (42.11%) REST
4 16 (42.11%) Spring Boot
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
6 13 (34.21%) CSS
6 13 (34.21%) SOAP
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) Microservices
7 11 (28.95%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) MVC
7 11 (28.95%) Spring MVC
7 11 (28.95%) jQuery
8 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) HTML5
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) JIRA
9 9 (23.68%) Banking
9 9 (23.68%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) J2EE
10 8 (21.05%) JSP
10 8 (21.05%) JMS
10 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
11 7 (18.42%) AWS
11 7 (18.42%) EJB
11 7 (18.42%) SOA
11 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket Server

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Jetty
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Serverless
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.63%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) JIRA
3 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 7 (18.42%) Bitbucket Server
5 6 (15.79%) Ant
6 5 (13.16%) Artifactory
6 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.16%) Maven
7 3 (7.89%) JUnit
8 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.63%) JDeveloper
9 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 30 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Backend Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Integration Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Pega Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Angular Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Architect
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Architect
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
2 16 (42.11%) REST
2 16 (42.11%) Spring Boot
3 15 (39.47%) Web Services
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 13 (34.21%) SOAP
5 11 (28.95%) jQuery
5 11 (28.95%) Spring MVC
5 11 (28.95%) XML
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
7 8 (21.05%) J2EE
7 8 (21.05%) JMS
7 8 (21.05%) JSP
8 7 (18.42%) EJB
9 6 (15.79%) CSS3
9 6 (15.79%) DHTML
10 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.53%) JSF
11 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.63%) PKI
1 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
1 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Microservices
3 11 (28.95%) MVC
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) Project Delivery
6 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 5 (13.16%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) BDD
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
9 3 (7.89%) User Stories
10 2 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Java 8
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Cobbler
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
3 1 (2.63%) Packer
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Pega
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk