Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Spring Boot skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring Boot over the 6 months to 15 February 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.

Spring Boot
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 78 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 20 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.67% 1.15% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.62% 3.90% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £318 £350 £389
90th Percentile £513 £555 £438
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Spring Boot 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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 356 385 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.79% 29.43% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 281 256
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £258 £288
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% +54.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £32.13 £20.00
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £45.50
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £36.25 £42.25
% change year-on-year -0.07% -14.20% +24.93%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in Cheshire

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring Boot in Cheshire

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in Cheshire

Spring Boot
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring Boot within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Knutsford -3 14 £325 -13.33% 4
Crewe -8 2 £475 -13.64%
Warrington - 1 - -
Spring Boot
North West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Spring Boot 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Spring Boot.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (85.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (75.00%) REST
5 13 (65.00%) JUnit
6 11 (55.00%) J2EE
6 11 (55.00%) Java 8
7 10 (50.00%) Web Services
8 8 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
8 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (40.00%) DevOps
8 8 (40.00%) Microservices
9 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (30.00%) Middleware
9 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (30.00%) SOAP
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (30.00%) Java EE
9 6 (30.00%) QA
9 6 (30.00%) JPA
9 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (30.00%) React
9 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (30.00%) API Design
9 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (25.00%) API Development

Spring Boot
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) npm
1 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (10.00%) Yarn
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Mockito
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Designer
2 6 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (85.00%) Hibernate
3 15 (75.00%) REST
4 11 (55.00%) J2EE
5 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) Java EE
6 6 (30.00%) JPA
6 6 (30.00%) Middleware
6 6 (30.00%) React
6 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Gherkin
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) JSP
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 2 (10.00%) Akka
10 2 (10.00%) Kafka
10 2 (10.00%) Node.js
10 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (40.00%) Microservices
2 8 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) API Design
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) API Development
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
6 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Java 8
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) ES6
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle