Period
to 11 December 2018

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 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 70 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +25
Contract jobs citing Spring 59 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.71% 2.34% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.31% 8.23% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 29
Bristol median daily rate £450 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +16.07% -5.41%
10th Percentile £368 £329 £310
90th Percentile £513 £610 £388
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £385
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £52.50 £122.50
% change year-on-year - -57.14% +122.73%

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 710 559 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.61% 28.39% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 384 353
Bristol median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £273
90th Percentile £550 £513 £535
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 2
Bristol median hourly rate £58.50 £47.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.16% +24.18% -25.37%
10th Percentile £33.00 £22.90 £33.23
90th Percentile £69.75 £56.13 £42.68
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.56% +19.33% -11.76%

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 11 December 2018.

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 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Spring.

1 58 (98.31%) Java
2 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) TDD
4 26 (44.07%) Scrum
4 26 (44.07%) Spring Boot
5 25 (42.37%) RESTful
6 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
6 22 (37.29%) Maven
7 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
7 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
8 20 (33.90%) MVC
8 20 (33.90%) DevOps
9 19 (32.20%) Docker
9 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
9 19 (32.20%) Linux
10 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (27.12%) REST
11 16 (27.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (27.12%) JUnit
11 16 (27.12%) Microservices
12 15 (25.42%) Spring MVC
12 15 (25.42%) BDD
13 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
13 14 (23.73%) J2EE
14 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (20.34%) Ruby
16 11 (18.64%) Puppet
16 11 (18.64%) Pair Programming
16 11 (18.64%) Java 8

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 9 (15.25%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.78%) JBoss
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.56%) MarkLogic
3 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
1 22 (37.29%) Maven
2 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (27.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (27.12%) JUnit
4 10 (16.95%) Hudson
5 9 (15.25%) JIRA
5 9 (15.25%) Subversion
6 8 (13.56%) Ant
7 5 (8.47%) CruiseControl
7 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.78%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (76.27%) Developer
2 34 (57.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Developer
4 12 (20.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Scala Developer
6 6 (10.17%) AWS Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Django Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.69%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) Spring Boot
2 25 (42.37%) RESTful
3 19 (32.20%) Hibernate
4 16 (27.12%) REST
5 15 (25.42%) Spring MVC
6 14 (23.73%) J2EE
7 10 (16.95%) Django
7 10 (16.95%) Guice
7 10 (16.95%) Play Framework
7 10 (16.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (15.25%) JSON
9 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.86%) Web Services
10 7 (11.86%) XML
11 6 (10.17%) jQuery
11 6 (10.17%) SOAP
12 5 (8.47%) Dropwizard
12 5 (8.47%) EJB
12 5 (8.47%) JMS
13 4 (6.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.78%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) CentOS
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) TDD
3 26 (44.07%) Scrum
4 20 (33.90%) DevOps
4 20 (33.90%) MVC
5 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (27.12%) Microservices
6 15 (25.42%) BDD
7 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
8 13 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (18.64%) Pair Programming
10 10 (16.95%) Functional Programming
10 10 (16.95%) Kanban
11 9 (15.25%) Configuration Management
11 9 (15.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (15.25%) Open Source
11 9 (15.25%) OWASP
11 9 (15.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) Ruby
4 11 (18.64%) Java 8
5 10 (16.95%) Scala
6 6 (10.17%) SQL
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) HL7
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Google
2 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.47%) Perforce
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle