Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 54 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 85 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.27% 2.93% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 11.02% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 29
Bristol median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £319
90th Percentile £500 £588 £475
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 652 481 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.78% 26.62% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 315 300
Bristol median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.19% +10.80%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £281
90th Percentile £588 £525 £544
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 7
Bristol median hourly rate £58.50 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £33.50 £17.30 £30.70
90th Percentile £64.75 £44.30 £43.45
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.03% +11.88% -4.76%

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 84 (98.82%) Java
2 65 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (65.88%) JavaScript
4 46 (54.12%) Scrum
5 44 (51.76%) TDD
6 42 (49.41%) Hibernate
6 42 (49.41%) RESTful
6 42 (49.41%) REST
7 40 (47.06%) Git (software)
8 36 (42.35%) MVC
9 32 (37.65%) Spring MVC
10 30 (35.29%) JUnit
10 30 (35.29%) Jenkins
11 29 (34.12%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (31.76%) Web Services
12 27 (31.76%) BDD
13 26 (30.59%) Test Automation
13 26 (30.59%) CSS
14 25 (29.41%) Maven
14 25 (29.41%) Spring Boot
15 24 (28.24%) Java 8
15 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (28.24%) Finance
16 23 (27.06%) Ruby
17 22 (25.88%) Play Framework
17 22 (25.88%) JSON
17 22 (25.88%) JIRA
17 22 (25.88%) Scala
17 22 (25.88%) Confluence
17 22 (25.88%) Linux

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 22 (25.88%) Confluence
2 14 (16.47%) JBoss
3 7 (8.24%) Apache
4 6 (7.06%) Apache Spark
4 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.88%) Mule
5 5 (5.88%) Mule ESB
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.35%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.12%) DB2
2 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 30 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 30 (35.29%) JUnit
3 25 (29.41%) Maven
4 22 (25.88%) JIRA
5 21 (24.71%) Hudson
6 20 (23.53%) Subversion
7 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
8 11 (12.94%) IntelliJ
9 8 (9.41%) Ant
9 8 (9.41%) Gerrit
9 8 (9.41%) SonarQube
10 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (8.24%) CruiseControl
11 3 (3.53%) Gradle
12 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
13 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
13 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.18%) EasyMock
13 1 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 83 (97.65%) Developer
2 60 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 23 (27.06%) Agile Developer
4 22 (25.88%) Scala Developer
5 10 (11.76%) AWS Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.06%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 5 (5.88%) Backend Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Java Middleware Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Middleware Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Angular Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.18%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.18%) Django Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.18%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Tester
10 1 (1.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) Hibernate
1 42 (49.41%) REST
1 42 (49.41%) RESTful
2 32 (37.65%) Spring MVC
3 27 (31.76%) Web Services
4 26 (30.59%) CSS
5 25 (29.41%) Spring Boot
6 22 (25.88%) JSON
6 22 (25.88%) Play Framework
7 21 (24.71%) Django
7 21 (24.71%) Guice
7 21 (24.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (23.53%) HTML
8 20 (23.53%) J2EE
8 20 (23.53%) XML
9 19 (22.35%) HTML5
10 18 (21.18%) JMS
10 18 (21.18%) SOAP
11 13 (15.29%) JSP
12 12 (14.12%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) Scrum
3 44 (51.76%) TDD
4 36 (42.35%) MVC
5 29 (34.12%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (31.76%) BDD
7 26 (30.59%) Test Automation
8 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (24.71%) Functional Programming
9 21 (24.71%) Pair Programming
10 20 (23.53%) Configuration Management
10 20 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 20 (23.53%) Kanban
10 20 (23.53%) Open Source
10 20 (23.53%) OWASP
10 20 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (23.53%) Web Design
11 19 (22.35%) DevOps
12 18 (21.18%) Microservices
13 15 (17.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 84 (98.82%) Java
2 56 (65.88%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.24%) Java 8
4 23 (27.06%) Ruby
5 22 (25.88%) Scala
6 18 (21.18%) SQL
7 11 (12.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Ansible
2 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Google
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Perforce
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft