Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 144 63
Rank change year-on-year +104 -81 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 52 23 165
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.65% 0.64% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.65% 2.84% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 121
Median daily rate £496 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -5.00% +15.61%
10th Percentile £325 £372 £380
90th Percentile £550 £590 £550
England median daily rate £525 £513 £513
% change year-on-year +2.44% - +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £33.08
10th Percentile £40.50 - £31.58
90th Percentile £45.50 - £34.58
England median hourly rate £56.50 £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +13.00% +14.29% -2.78%

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 355 811 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.91% 22.50% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 538 817
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £319 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £589
England median daily rate £490 £500 £493
% change year-on-year -2.00% +1.52% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - +16.25%
10th Percentile £35.40 £41.40 £21.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.85 £66.81
Median hourly rate £45.50 £46.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year -1.09% +9.93% +4.61%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 +30 28 £473 -0.53% 5
Hertfordshire +55 21 £513 -8.89% 6
Bedfordshire +26 3 £300 -
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 50 (96.15%) Java
2 31 (59.62%) Microservices
3 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 23 (44.23%) AWS
5 23 (44.23%) REST
6 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 20 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 20 (38.46%) TDD
7 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
7 19 (36.54%) Java 8
8 18 (34.62%) Docker
9 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
9 17 (32.69%) Node.js
9 17 (32.69%) Web Services
10 15 (28.85%) Oracle
10 15 (28.85%) Scrum
11 14 (26.92%) Maven
11 14 (26.92%) SQL
11 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
12 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (25.00%) HTML
12 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 12 (23.08%) BDD
13 12 (23.08%) Kanban
14 11 (21.15%) JPA
14 11 (21.15%) DevOps
14 11 (21.15%) JIRA
14 11 (21.15%) SOAP
15 10 (19.23%) MySQL

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 9 (17.31%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.69%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon EKS
2 6 (11.54%) Azure
2 6 (11.54%) GCP
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (5.77%) Serverless
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.92%) Apigee
6 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
1 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.92%) GIS
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) Ingres
6 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.92%) ObjectStore
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 17 (32.69%) Jenkins
3 14 (26.92%) Maven
4 11 (21.15%) JIRA
5 7 (13.46%) Artifactory
5 7 (13.46%) JUnit
6 5 (9.62%) GitLab
6 5 (9.62%) Mockito
6 5 (9.62%) Protractor
7 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.77%) DbUnit
7 3 (5.77%) jMock
7 3 (5.77%) REST Assured
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium
7 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.77%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.85%) Checkstyle
8 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.85%) NetBeans
8 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Military
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 30 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Angular Developer
4 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Hybris Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
8 1 (1.92%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Data Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) IAM Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 23 (44.23%) REST
3 17 (32.69%) Node.js
3 17 (32.69%) Web Services
4 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (25.00%) HTML
6 11 (21.15%) JPA
6 11 (21.15%) SOAP
7 8 (15.38%) CSS
8 7 (13.46%) Middleware
8 7 (13.46%) RESTful
9 6 (11.54%) J2EE
9 6 (11.54%) J2SE
9 6 (11.54%) Kafka
10 5 (9.62%) Angular 2
10 5 (9.62%) HTML5
10 5 (9.62%) Swagger
11 4 (7.69%) Next.js
11 4 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) FMCG
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Microservices
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) TDD
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
5 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (23.08%) BDD
6 12 (23.08%) Kanban
7 11 (21.15%) DevOps
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 8 (15.38%) SOA
8 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
10 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
10 6 (11.54%) SDLC
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.62%) Epics
11 5 (9.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) OO
11 5 (9.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) Java 8
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Scala
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) OCPJP
2 4 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) Postfix
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 7 (13.46%) Ansible
2 7 (13.46%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.92%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Sun
2 4 (7.69%) Xerox
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) hybris
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Pega
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) WSO2
4 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Ping Identity
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat