Period
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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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 137 126 136
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 +54
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,379 1,291 576
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.92% 2.17% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 7.24% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,000 859 426
10th Percentile £463 £413 £400
25th Percentile £511 £463 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +6.34% +2.50%
75th Percentile £691 £638 £594
90th Percentile £775 £721 £663
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 3
10th Percentile £60.33 £53.00 £54.20
25th Percentile £65.31 £56.50 £56.75
Median hourly rate £73.00 £63.50 £62.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.96% +2.42% +24.00%
75th Percentile £75.39 £70.72 £66.25
90th Percentile £77.00 £71.50 £68.20
UK median hourly rate £72.00 £63.50 £62.00
% change year-on-year +13.39% +2.42% +24.00%

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 19,295 17,831 9,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.86% 29.92% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,297 12,906 6,544
10th Percentile £405 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £596
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £570 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +11.22% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 82
10th Percentile £19.22 £15.94 £20.53
25th Percentile £37.31 £27.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate £60.00 £49.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.45% +8.89% -0.55%
75th Percentile £67.50 £63.00 £57.13
90th Percentile £76.75 £71.25 £66.00
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £48.27 £44.75
% change year-on-year +24.31% +7.85% -0.56%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -20 943 £625 +8.70% 150
South East -10 83 £550 +29.41% 22
North of England -55 81 £550 +10.00% 33
South West +17 66 £513 +6.77% 20
Yorkshire +9 48 £525 +10.53% 14
Midlands -29 47 £540 +10.20% 13
West Midlands -29 45 £540 +13.68% 5
East of England -33 29 £594 +14.18% 11
North West -49 17 £575 +17.35% 15
North East -29 16 £650 +18.18% 4
East Midlands -3 2 £663 +27.65% 8
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 1,323 (95.94%) Java
2 1,179 (85.50%) Spring
3 788 (57.14%) Microservices
4 663 (48.08%) Agile
5 547 (39.67%) AWS
6 462 (33.50%) CI/CD
7 461 (33.43%) Docker
8 452 (32.78%) Jenkins
9 389 (28.21%) Kubernetes
10 375 (27.19%) TDD
11 338 (24.51%) Finance
12 327 (23.71%) REST
13 316 (22.92%) Software Engineering
14 306 (22.19%) Git (software)
15 305 (22.12%) SQL
15 305 (22.12%) DevOps
16 291 (21.10%) RESTful
17 288 (20.88%) Kafka
18 284 (20.59%) Maven
19 276 (20.01%) JavaScript
20 254 (18.42%) Oracle
21 247 (17.91%) React
22 226 (16.39%) Scrum
23 224 (16.24%) Full Stack Development
24 211 (15.30%) Banking
25 192 (13.92%) Test Automation
26 185 (13.42%) PostgreSQL
27 184 (13.34%) Security Cleared
28 181 (13.13%) Hibernate
29 176 (12.76%) JUnit

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
1 109 (7.90%) Confluence
2 42 (3.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 34 (2.47%) Apache
4 29 (2.10%) Mule
5 23 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.94%) Jetty
8 11 (0.80%) JBoss
9 9 (0.65%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.58%) GeoServer
10 8 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.36%) Documentum
13 5 (0.36%) FileNet
14 4 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.073%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 547 (39.67%) AWS
2 174 (12.62%) Azure
3 107 (7.76%) GitHub
4 91 (6.60%) GCP
5 74 (5.37%) OpenShift
6 69 (5.00%) Serverless
7 63 (4.57%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (4.35%) Amazon S3
9 59 (4.28%) Amazon SQS
10 44 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (2.61%) Apigee
12 30 (2.18%) Slack
13 25 (1.81%) IaaS
14 24 (1.74%) PaaS
15 20 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
15 20 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
15 20 (1.45%) Kong
16 18 (1.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 16 (1.16%) AWS CodePipeline
17 16 (1.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.31%) HTTPS
2 17 (1.23%) HTTP
3 15 (1.09%) SSL
4 9 (0.65%) Internet
5 6 (0.44%) FTP
6 5 (0.36%) Firewall
7 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.22%) SMTP
8 2 (0.15%) AMQP
8 2 (0.15%) Intranet
8 2 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.073%) 5G
9 1 (0.073%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.073%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.073%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (13.42%) PostgreSQL
2 174 (12.62%) NoSQL
3 143 (10.37%) SQL Server
4 113 (8.19%) MongoDB
5 105 (7.61%) Redis
6 86 (6.24%) Relational Database
7 56 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
8 53 (3.84%) Oracle Database
9 42 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 38 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (2.68%) MySQL
12 29 (2.10%) DynamoDB
13 20 (1.45%) Hazelcast
14 19 (1.38%) Big Data
15 16 (1.16%) GIS
16 15 (1.09%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
18 9 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
19 8 (0.58%) Couchbase
19 8 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 452 (32.78%) Jenkins
2 306 (22.19%) Git (software)
3 284 (20.59%) Maven
4 176 (12.76%) JUnit
5 162 (11.75%) JIRA
6 103 (7.47%) Mockito
7 98 (7.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 97 (7.03%) GitLab
9 80 (5.80%) Cucumber
10 74 (5.37%) Gradle
11 70 (5.08%) TeamCity
12 56 (4.06%) SonarQube
13 48 (3.48%) Bitbucket
13 48 (3.48%) Postman
14 47 (3.41%) IntelliJ
15 42 (3.05%) Selenium
16 29 (2.10%) Artifactory
17 16 (1.16%) Android Studio
18 15 (1.09%) JMeter
18 15 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 338 (24.51%) Finance
2 211 (15.30%) Banking
3 170 (12.33%) Social Skills
4 109 (7.90%) Public Sector
5 54 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (3.05%) Investment Banking
7 40 (2.90%) Financial Institution
8 39 (2.83%) Front Office
9 27 (1.96%) Retail
10 26 (1.89%) Law
11 16 (1.16%) Billing
12 14 (1.02%) Automotive
12 14 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
12 14 (1.02%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
14 10 (0.73%) Marketing
15 9 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 8 (0.58%) Legal
17 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 985 (71.43%) Developer
2 806 (58.45%) Java Developer
3 236 (17.11%) Senior Developer
4 200 (14.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 121 (8.77%) Software Engineer
6 112 (8.12%) Java Engineer
7 109 (7.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 50 (3.63%) Java Software Engineer
9 47 (3.41%) Architect
10 46 (3.34%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 35 (2.54%) React Developer
12 32 (2.32%) Senior Java Engineer
13 30 (2.18%) Backend Developer
13 30 (2.18%) DevOps Engineer
14 26 (1.89%) Software Developer
15 25 (1.81%) Lead Developer
15 25 (1.81%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 25 (1.81%) Senior Software Engineer
16 24 (1.74%) AWS Developer
17 23 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,179 (85.50%) Spring
2 327 (23.71%) REST
3 291 (21.10%) RESTful
4 288 (20.88%) Kafka
5 247 (17.91%) React
6 181 (13.13%) Hibernate
7 162 (11.75%) HTML
8 161 (11.68%) JPA
9 153 (11.09%) JSON
10 142 (10.30%) AngularJS
11 123 (8.92%) Node.js
11 123 (8.92%) Web Services
12 118 (8.56%) CSS
13 92 (6.67%) SOAP
14 79 (5.73%) XML
15 72 (5.22%) HTML5
16 71 (5.15%) JMS
17 70 (5.08%) J2EE
18 67 (4.86%) RabbitMQ
19 63 (4.57%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.57%) Cloud Native
2 39 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (2.47%) User Experience
4 32 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (1.96%) Legacy Systems
6 27 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 26 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 25 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 23 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
11 21 (1.52%) Media Streaming
12 15 (1.09%) Reinsurance
13 14 (1.02%) Legacy Applications
13 14 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.94%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.87%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.87%) Equities
16 11 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.16%) Linux
2 70 (5.08%) Unix
3 17 (1.23%) Android
4 16 (1.16%) Windows
5 11 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.51%) VMS
8 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.22%) Solaris
11 3 (0.22%) zOS
12 2 (0.15%) CentOS
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (57.14%) Microservices
2 663 (48.08%) Agile
3 462 (33.50%) CI/CD
4 375 (27.19%) TDD
5 316 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 305 (22.12%) DevOps
7 226 (16.39%) Scrum
8 224 (16.24%) Full Stack Development
9 192 (13.92%) Test Automation
10 151 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
11 146 (10.59%) BDD
12 120 (8.70%) Pair Programming
13 118 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
14 117 (8.48%) Unit Testing
15 111 (8.05%) SDLC
16 94 (6.82%) Event-Driven
17 93 (6.74%) Kanban
18 87 (6.31%) Multithreading
19 85 (6.16%) API Development
20 84 (6.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,323 (95.94%) Java
2 305 (22.12%) SQL
3 276 (20.01%) JavaScript
4 118 (8.56%) Python
5 102 (7.40%) TypeScript
6 89 (6.45%) Kotlin
7 51 (3.70%) C#
8 49 (3.55%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.41%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.96%) Scala
11 20 (1.45%) Bash
12 17 (1.23%) ES6
12 17 (1.23%) Perl
13 13 (0.94%) Apple Swift
13 13 (0.94%) Groovy
14 12 (0.87%) Go
15 10 (0.73%) Ruby
16 9 (0.65%) C++
17 8 (0.58%) PHP
17 8 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 184 (13.34%) Security Cleared
2 141 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 38 (2.76%) Degree
4 35 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.51%) AWS Certification
6 7 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.44%) OCP
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.22%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.073%) CEH
11 1 (0.073%) CISA
11 1 (0.073%) CISM
11 1 (0.073%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.073%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.073%) GIAC
11 1 (0.073%) GPEN
11 1 (0.073%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.37%) QA
2 22 (1.60%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.58%) GDPR
4 5 (0.36%) ISO 20022
4 5 (0.36%) WCAG
5 3 (0.22%) SEPA
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.073%) FATCA
6 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 461 (33.43%) Docker
2 7 (0.51%) Postfix
2 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.15%) HDFS
4 2 (0.15%) Squid
5 1 (0.073%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.073%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.073%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 389 (28.21%) Kubernetes
2 119 (8.63%) Ansible
3 70 (5.08%) Terraform
4 34 (2.47%) Grafana
5 32 (2.32%) Kibana
6 26 (1.89%) Puppet
7 16 (1.16%) Istio
8 13 (0.94%) Consul
9 9 (0.65%) Packer
9 9 (0.65%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.29%) logstash
11 3 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (0.15%) Ambari
12 2 (0.15%) Argo
12 2 (0.15%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.15%) MOM
12 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.15%) Rancher
13 1 (0.073%) Control-M
Vendors
1 254 (18.42%) Oracle
2 60 (4.35%) Splunk
3 59 (4.28%) Microsoft
4 41 (2.97%) AppDynamics
4 41 (2.97%) Google
5 40 (2.90%) IBM
6 24 (1.74%) Confluent
7 23 (1.67%) Sybase
8 20 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.38%) WSO2
10 15 (1.09%) New Relic
11 10 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 10 (0.73%) MuleSoft
12 9 (0.65%) Checkmarx
13 8 (0.58%) ForgeRock
13 8 (0.58%) SAP
14 7 (0.51%) Broadcom
14 7 (0.51%) Dynatrace
14 7 (0.51%) F5
14 7 (0.51%) Solace