Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 November 2021 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 of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 41 122
Rank change year-on-year -11 +81 -60
Contract jobs citing Spring 105 54 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.08% 4.15% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.52% 16.02% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 42
10th Percentile £420 £366 £391
25th Percentile £458 £427 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% -1.55%
75th Percentile £580 £536 £525
90th Percentile £622 £552 £586
England median daily rate £550 £525 £515
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £56.00 £43.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +30.23% - -
England median hourly rate £67.99 £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +58.11% -14.00% +14.29%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 538 337 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.91% 25.88% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 232 594
10th Percentile £325 £271 £325
25th Percentile £406 £358 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £450 £445
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.12% -1.11%
75th Percentile £557 £525 £525
90th Percentile £606 £617 £613
England median daily rate £540 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +8.42% -0.39% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 11
10th Percentile £16.90 £35.80 £41.00
25th Percentile £26.80 £40.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate £48.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £53.00 £55.00 £46.88
90th Percentile £58.05 £57.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -5.00% +8.36%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spring in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spring in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spring in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Spring in the East of England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Essex +3 81 £513 +2.50% 8
Hertfordshire -24 13 £500 - 8
Cambridgeshire - 10 £581 - 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for Spring.

1 101 (96.19%) Java
2 90 (85.71%) Spring Boot
3 84 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (66.67%) Microservices
5 58 (55.24%) JIRA
6 55 (52.38%) Oracle
7 54 (51.43%) Confluence
8 50 (47.62%) AWS
9 45 (42.86%) Scrum
9 45 (42.86%) BDD
9 45 (42.86%) Java 8
10 44 (41.90%) TDD
11 41 (39.05%) Java 11
12 40 (38.10%) Jenkins
13 38 (36.19%) MySQL
14 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
15 33 (31.43%) Oracle Database
16 32 (30.48%) DevOps
17 30 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
17 30 (28.57%) Social Skills
18 29 (27.62%) XML
18 29 (27.62%) Git (software)
19 27 (25.71%) Relational Database
19 27 (25.71%) J2SE
20 26 (24.76%) Pair Programming
20 26 (24.76%) Hybrid Cloud
21 25 (23.81%) User Stories
22 24 (22.86%) JMeter
22 24 (22.86%) JavaScript

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 54 (51.43%) Confluence
2 5 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.81%) JBoss
3 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 50 (47.62%) AWS
2 11 (10.48%) Azure
3 9 (8.57%) Serverless
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon EKS
5 4 (3.81%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.81%) Apigee
5 4 (3.81%) GitHub
5 4 (3.81%) Kong
6 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.95%) Akamai
8 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.95%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) SSH
2 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.19%) MySQL
2 33 (31.43%) Oracle Database
3 27 (25.71%) Relational Database
4 18 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.81%) DB2
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.95%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.95%) Ingres
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 58 (55.24%) JIRA
2 40 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 29 (27.62%) Git (software)
4 24 (22.86%) JMeter
5 22 (20.95%) Checkstyle
6 15 (14.29%) Maven
7 10 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 9 (8.57%) GitLab
8 9 (8.57%) Selenium
9 7 (6.67%) IntelliJ
10 6 (5.71%) Artifactory
10 6 (5.71%) SonarQube
11 5 (4.76%) JProfiler
11 5 (4.76%) JUnit
11 5 (4.76%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.81%) Gradle
13 3 (2.86%) Postman
13 3 (2.86%) REST Assured
14 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 17 (16.19%) Public Sector
3 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.71%) Finance
5 5 (4.76%) Automotive
5 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.76%) Retail
6 4 (3.81%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.81%) Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 56 (53.33%) Developer
2 49 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Test Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Tester
10 3 (2.86%) Functional Tester
10 3 (2.86%) OAT Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) OAT Test Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Tester
10 3 (2.86%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (85.71%) Spring Boot
2 29 (27.62%) XML
3 27 (25.71%) J2SE
4 21 (20.00%) RESTful
5 18 (17.14%) REST
6 16 (15.24%) CSS
6 16 (15.24%) HTML
6 16 (15.24%) SOAP
7 15 (14.29%) Spring WebFlux
8 14 (13.33%) HTML5
8 14 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (12.38%) Node.js
9 13 (12.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (11.43%) JMS
10 12 (11.43%) React
10 12 (11.43%) SAX
10 12 (11.43%) Thymeleaf
10 12 (11.43%) Web Services
11 10 (9.52%) JSON
11 10 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (9.52%) User Experience
3 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.81%) iPad
5 3 (2.86%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (1.90%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Debian
4 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (66.67%) Microservices
3 45 (42.86%) BDD
3 45 (42.86%) Scrum
4 44 (41.90%) TDD
5 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
6 32 (30.48%) DevOps
7 30 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 26 (24.76%) Pair Programming
9 25 (23.81%) User Stories
10 23 (21.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 20 (19.05%) Epics
12 17 (16.19%) Scenario Testing
13 16 (15.24%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (15.24%) Kanban
14 15 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
14 15 (14.29%) Data Management
14 15 (14.29%) Software Architecture
15 13 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 101 (96.19%) Java
2 45 (42.86%) Java 8
3 41 (39.05%) Java 11
4 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.10%) SQL
6 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.86%) Python
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) AWK
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) Go
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) sed
9 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) OCPJP
1 21 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) Ansible
1 15 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.62%) Data Guard
3 6 (5.71%) Terraform
4 4 (3.81%) Grafana
4 4 (3.81%) Kibana
5 1 (0.95%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) Oracle
2 21 (20.00%) Sun
3 11 (10.48%) IBM
4 7 (6.67%) WSO2
5 5 (4.76%) Pega
5 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.81%) ForgeRock
6 4 (3.81%) hybris
6 4 (3.81%) Okta
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.81%) SAP
7 3 (2.86%) Adobe
7 3 (2.86%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.86%) webMethods
8 2 (1.90%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.90%) BEA
8 2 (1.90%) Informatica
8 2 (1.90%) Splunk
8 2 (1.90%) VMware