Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 January 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 128 204
Rank change year-on-year -21 +76 -72
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,285 732 865
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.84% 2.10% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 6.86% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 514 640
10th Percentile £425 £356 £410
25th Percentile £489 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £573 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.50% -4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £583 £600
90th Percentile £750 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 3
10th Percentile £56.00 - -
25th Percentile £61.75 - -
Median hourly rate £71.00 £42.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +69.05% +162.50% -51.63%
75th Percentile £78.79 - £33.00
90th Percentile £85.00 - £43.20
UK median hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +62.29% +173.44% -51.63%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 19,694 10,666 19,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.20% 30.63% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,635 7,656 13,995
10th Percentile £381 £316 £331
25th Percentile £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +1.01%
75th Percentile £650 £586 £575
90th Percentile £748 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £480 £493
% change year-on-year +14.58% -2.54% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 126 173
10th Percentile £21.00 £25.00 £18.76
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.03 £33.25
Median hourly rate £49.75 £45.00 £46.40
Median % change year-on-year +10.56% -3.02% +10.68%
75th Percentile £67.75 £57.50 £53.28
90th Percentile £77.18 £62.02 £78.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.20
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.60% +10.00%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spring Boot in England.

Daily rate trend for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spring Boot in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spring Boot in England.

Hourly rate trend for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spring Boot in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -26 806 £600 +14.29% 242
North of England -67 90 £550 +18.28% 54
South West -7 80 £517 +2.38% 19
East of England +1 74 £545 +9.00% 23
South East -47 53 £538 +53.57% 14
North West -24 51 £550 +18.28% 31
Midlands -56 37 £495 +15.65% 25
Yorkshire -68 32 £550 +22.22% 17
West Midlands -43 25 £495 +19.57% 23
East Midlands -26 11 £450 -6.98% 2
North East -4 7 £488 -2.50% 6
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Spring Boot.

1 1,250 (97.28%) Java
2 1,069 (83.19%) Spring
3 792 (61.63%) Microservices
4 690 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
5 515 (40.08%) CI/CD
6 455 (35.41%) Jenkins
7 406 (31.60%) Docker
8 376 (29.26%) AWS
9 359 (27.94%) Kubernetes
10 348 (27.08%) Java 8
11 343 (26.69%) Git (software)
12 341 (26.54%) DevOps
13 325 (25.29%) TDD
14 313 (24.36%) SQL
15 300 (23.35%) REST
16 284 (22.10%) Maven
17 278 (21.63%) JavaScript
18 277 (21.56%) Software Engineering
19 267 (20.78%) Kafka
20 249 (19.38%) Finance
21 231 (17.98%) Scrum
22 230 (17.90%) NoSQL
23 216 (16.81%) Oracle
24 202 (15.72%) Banking
24 202 (15.72%) MongoDB
25 199 (15.49%) Test Automation
26 189 (14.71%) Node.js
27 182 (14.16%) BDD
28 181 (14.09%) Azure
28 181 (14.09%) React

Spring Boot
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 122 (9.49%) Confluence
2 43 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 27 (2.10%) Apache
4 26 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.95%) JBoss
5 25 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 23 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (1.09%) Red Hat Fuse
8 12 (0.93%) Mule
8 12 (0.93%) nginx
8 12 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.78%) Camunda
10 7 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (0.47%) IIS
11 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.31%) CMS
12 4 (0.31%) Jetty
12 4 (0.31%) WildFly
13 3 (0.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.078%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 376 (29.26%) AWS
2 181 (14.09%) Azure
3 117 (9.11%) GCP
4 67 (5.21%) GitHub
4 67 (5.21%) OpenShift
5 61 (4.75%) Serverless
6 51 (3.97%) Apigee
6 51 (3.97%) Kong
7 47 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
9 32 (2.49%) Amazon S3
10 21 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 16 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (1.25%) PaaS
12 13 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (1.01%) Azure Service Bus
13 12 (0.93%) SaaS
14 10 (0.78%) IaaS
15 9 (0.70%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.12%) HTTP
2 17 (1.32%) HTTPS
3 8 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.54%) VPN
5 6 (0.47%) AMQP
5 6 (0.47%) Firewall
5 6 (0.47%) MQTT
6 5 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.23%) DNS
8 3 (0.23%) Network Security
9 2 (0.16%) FTP
9 2 (0.16%) Internet
9 2 (0.16%) Intranet
9 2 (0.16%) SMTP
10 1 (0.078%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.078%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.078%) RTP
10 1 (0.078%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (17.90%) NoSQL
2 202 (15.72%) MongoDB
3 159 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
4 91 (7.08%) MySQL
5 81 (6.30%) SQL Server
6 76 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 54 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 45 (3.50%) Redis
9 36 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.72%) Hazelcast
11 33 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (2.26%) DB2
13 25 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 22 (1.71%) Couchbase
15 21 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 14 (1.09%) Big Data
18 13 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
19 9 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
20 8 (0.62%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 455 (35.41%) Jenkins
2 343 (26.69%) Git (software)
3 284 (22.10%) Maven
4 156 (12.14%) JIRA
5 142 (11.05%) JUnit
6 119 (9.26%) GitLab
7 71 (5.53%) Artifactory
8 70 (5.45%) Cucumber
9 62 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 61 (4.75%) SonarQube
11 54 (4.20%) Selenium
12 48 (3.74%) Mockito
13 46 (3.58%) Gradle
14 37 (2.88%) JMeter
15 34 (2.65%) TeamCity
16 33 (2.57%) Bitbucket
17 25 (1.95%) IntelliJ
18 22 (1.71%) Postman
19 21 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 20 (1.56%) Liquibase
General
1 249 (19.38%) Finance
2 202 (15.72%) Banking
3 151 (11.75%) Social Skills
4 82 (6.38%) Public Sector
5 65 (5.06%) Retail
6 55 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (3.50%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.33%) Front Office
9 19 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.09%) Electronics
12 13 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
12 13 (1.01%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.86%) Games
14 9 (0.70%) Marketing
15 8 (0.62%) Automotive
15 8 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (0.54%) Law
16 7 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 924 (71.91%) Developer
2 747 (58.13%) Java Developer
3 200 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 176 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 110 (8.56%) Java Engineer
6 98 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 77 (5.99%) Software Engineer
8 49 (3.81%) Architect
8 49 (3.81%) Senior Java Engineer
9 40 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
10 36 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (2.41%) Backend Developer
12 30 (2.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 27 (2.10%) AWS Developer
14 24 (1.87%) Software Developer
15 23 (1.79%) Core Java Developer
15 23 (1.79%) Lead Developer
15 23 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 23 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (1.71%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,069 (83.19%) Spring
2 300 (23.35%) REST
3 267 (20.78%) Kafka
4 189 (14.71%) Node.js
5 181 (14.09%) React
6 176 (13.70%) RESTful
7 142 (11.05%) AngularJS
8 125 (9.73%) Hibernate
8 125 (9.73%) HTML
9 116 (9.03%) CSS
10 109 (8.48%) Web Services
11 108 (8.40%) JSON
12 92 (7.16%) XML
13 88 (6.85%) SOAP
14 83 (6.46%) RabbitMQ
15 74 (5.76%) JPA
16 70 (5.45%) OAuth
17 69 (5.37%) Apache Camel
18 64 (4.98%) J2EE
19 58 (4.51%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 50 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (3.27%) Cloud Native
3 29 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
3 29 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 29 (2.26%) User Experience
4 28 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.87%) Media Streaming
5 24 (1.87%) Video\Live Streaming
6 22 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.32%) Credit Risk
7 17 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.25%) Derivative
8 16 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 14 (1.09%) iPad
10 12 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.93%) State Machine
11 11 (0.86%) Public Cloud
11 11 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 142 (11.05%) Linux
2 72 (5.60%) Unix
3 38 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (1.09%) Windows
5 11 (0.86%) Android
5 11 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.54%) CentOS
7 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.16%) Debian
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.16%) MVS
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.16%) Solaris
8 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (61.63%) Microservices
2 690 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (40.08%) CI/CD
4 341 (26.54%) DevOps
5 325 (25.29%) TDD
6 277 (21.56%) Software Engineering
7 231 (17.98%) Scrum
8 199 (15.49%) Test Automation
9 182 (14.16%) BDD
10 154 (11.98%) Full Stack Development
11 123 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 100 (7.78%) Event-Driven
13 95 (7.39%) OO
14 88 (6.85%) Pair Programming
15 87 (6.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 87 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
16 71 (5.53%) Kanban
16 71 (5.53%) Open Source
17 69 (5.37%) Unit Testing
18 67 (5.21%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,250 (97.28%) Java
2 348 (27.08%) Java 8
3 313 (24.36%) SQL
4 278 (21.63%) JavaScript
5 169 (13.15%) Java 11
6 69 (5.37%) Python
7 65 (5.06%) Kotlin
8 54 (4.20%) PL/SQL
9 53 (4.12%) Shell Script
10 49 (3.81%) TypeScript
11 39 (3.04%) Groovy
12 30 (2.33%) Scala
13 27 (2.10%) Bash
14 18 (1.40%) Go
15 14 (1.09%) Perl
16 11 (0.86%) C++
17 10 (0.78%) Apple Swift
18 9 (0.70%) C#
19 7 (0.54%) Ruby
20 5 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 74 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 31 (2.41%) Degree
3 31 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 26 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.79%) Sun Certification
6 20 (1.56%) OCPJP
7 19 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.31%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.23%) CISSP
10 3 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.078%) CFA
11 1 (0.078%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.35%) QA
2 23 (1.79%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) WCAG
5 3 (0.23%) Basel II
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) GDPR
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) PSD2
System Software
1 406 (31.60%) Docker
2 7 (0.54%) OpenAM
3 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.078%) HDFS
5 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 359 (27.94%) Kubernetes
2 135 (10.51%) Terraform
3 96 (7.47%) Ansible
4 28 (2.18%) Kibana
5 22 (1.71%) Grafana
6 19 (1.48%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.01%) Rancher
8 11 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.86%) Puppet
9 9 (0.70%) Istio
9 9 (0.70%) logstash
10 8 (0.62%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.23%) Consul
13 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.16%) Oozie
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.078%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 216 (16.81%) Oracle
2 62 (4.82%) Google
3 50 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 39 (3.04%) Microsoft
5 31 (2.41%) AppDynamics
6 30 (2.33%) WSO2
7 29 (2.26%) Splunk
8 22 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.71%) MuleSoft
9 20 (1.56%) Informatica
9 20 (1.56%) Sun
9 20 (1.56%) webMethods
10 18 (1.40%) BEA
11 17 (1.32%) Confluent
12 16 (1.25%) IBM
12 16 (1.25%) SAP
13 14 (1.09%) Dynatrace
13 14 (1.09%) Solace
14 10 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.70%) Okta