Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 4 April 2020 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 62 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 73 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.66% 3.19% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 11.06% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 45 59
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £335 £346 £323
90th Percentile £450 £638 £502
England median daily rate £520 £510 £485
% change year-on-year +1.96% +5.15% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -16.28%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 342 660 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.72% 28.82% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 467 555
Median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £269
90th Percentile £523 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.59% -60.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28.88 £13.71 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.75 £18.80 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.85 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -14.64% +2.44% +1.23%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Spring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the East Midlands

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spring in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Spring in the East Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spring in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Spring in the East Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
Northamptonshire +7 15 £400 -17.95%
Nottinghamshire -11 5 - - 8
Leicestershire +1 3 £450 -13.46% 4
Derbyshire -2 1 - - 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Spring Boot
3 17 (70.83%) Microservices
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (58.33%) DevOps
5 13 (54.17%) Docker
5 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes
6 12 (50.00%) Terraform
6 12 (50.00%) TDD
7 10 (41.67%) AWS
7 10 (41.67%) Java 8
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) OO
9 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (33.33%) RESTful
10 6 (25.00%) Maven
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.83%) .NET
11 5 (20.83%) JUnit
11 5 (20.83%) Web Services
11 5 (20.83%) Payment Gateway
12 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
12 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
12 4 (16.67%) Architecture Governance
12 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 4 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (16.67%) GCP
12 4 (16.67%) REST
12 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
12 4 (16.67%) Windows

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) GCP
2 4 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) GitLab
5 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium
6 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Police
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Spring Boot
2 8 (33.33%) RESTful
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) WireMock
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Laravel
7 1 (4.17%) React
7 1 (4.17%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) PKI
1 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) Microservices
2 14 (58.33%) DevOps
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Architecture Governance
5 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Java 8
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes
2 12 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft