Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 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.

Spring Boot
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 123 209
Rank change year-on-year +4 +86 -74
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,427 553 1,047
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.14% 2.08% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 6.52% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 979 396 786
10th Percentile £413 £365 £419
25th Percentile £471 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £515
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +3.00%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £588
90th Percentile £725 £638 £655
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +7.50% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Median hourly rate £66.75 - £50.00
UK median hourly rate £63.50 - £50.00

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 19,680 8,487 24,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.56% 31.94% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,360 6,116 17,405
10th Percentile £363 £314 £340
25th Percentile £438 £405 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £683 £653
UK median daily rate £525 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 63 213
10th Percentile £18.57 £21.90 £16.48
25th Percentile £31.25 £30.00 £32.95
Median hourly rate £49.00 £40.00 £46.40
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% -13.79% +11.62%
75th Percentile £63.25 £54.34 £53.75
90th Percentile £72.15 £61.25 £73.75
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.67% +8.36%

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 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
London +6 919 £590 +18.00% 231
North of England -40 131 £500 +7.53% 56
East of England -13 78 £523 +3.21% 11
South East -35 76 £475 +2.70% 24
Midlands -34 65 £490 +39.60% 26
North West -20 61 £488 +3.72% 34
West Midlands -23 54 £474 +34.97% 21
South West -21 51 £499 -2.16% 29
Yorkshire -58 40 £500 +11.11% 16
North East +11 30 £588 +17.50% 6
East Midlands -36 10 £512 +38.71% 4
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 1,385 (97.06%) Java
2 1,240 (86.90%) Spring
3 857 (60.06%) Microservices
4 777 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
5 452 (31.67%) Jenkins
6 445 (31.18%) Docker
6 445 (31.18%) Java 8
7 442 (30.97%) AWS
8 409 (28.66%) TDD
9 397 (27.82%) SQL
10 388 (27.19%) Kubernetes
11 382 (26.77%) Git (software)
12 367 (25.72%) DevOps
13 327 (22.92%) Finance
14 316 (22.14%) Scrum
15 311 (21.79%) REST
16 310 (21.72%) Oracle
17 295 (20.67%) Maven
18 284 (19.90%) JavaScript
19 250 (17.52%) Kafka
20 249 (17.45%) Software Engineering
21 246 (17.24%) RESTful
22 237 (16.61%) React
23 236 (16.54%) BDD
24 232 (16.26%) Test Automation
25 223 (15.63%) Banking
26 199 (13.95%) JIRA
27 194 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
28 193 (13.52%) NoSQL
29 189 (13.24%) Full Stack Development

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
1 149 (10.44%) Confluence
2 61 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 45 (3.15%) WebLogic
4 40 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 37 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (1.68%) Apache
8 22 (1.54%) JBoss
9 17 (1.19%) Mule
10 14 (0.98%) nginx
11 11 (0.77%) Camunda
12 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
14 7 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.35%) CMS
16 5 (0.35%) Jetty
17 4 (0.28%) SharePoint
18 3 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 442 (30.97%) AWS
2 183 (12.82%) Azure
3 148 (10.37%) GCP
4 100 (7.01%) GitHub
5 67 (4.70%) Serverless
6 61 (4.27%) OpenShift
7 43 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
8 41 (2.87%) PaaS
9 33 (2.31%) Amazon S3
10 32 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (2.03%) Apigee
12 27 (1.89%) Amazon ECS
13 24 (1.68%) SaaS
14 23 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (1.47%) Kong
16 19 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
18 16 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (1.05%) Slack
20 13 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.96%) HTTP
2 27 (1.89%) SSL
3 25 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.05%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.35%) Firewall
5 5 (0.35%) Internet
6 4 (0.28%) AMQP
6 4 (0.28%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.28%) VPN
7 3 (0.21%) Broadband
8 2 (0.14%) RTMP
9 1 (0.070%) DNS
9 1 (0.070%) MQTT
9 1 (0.070%) Network Security
9 1 (0.070%) SSH
9 1 (0.070%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
2 193 (13.52%) NoSQL
3 125 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 110 (7.71%) MySQL
5 106 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 89 (6.24%) Redis
7 81 (5.68%) SQL Server
8 70 (4.91%) Oracle Database
9 66 (4.63%) Hazelcast
10 47 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (2.80%) RDBMS
12 38 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (2.31%) Hadoop
15 28 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
16 27 (1.89%) Big Data
17 17 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
19 14 (0.98%) Apache Hive
20 13 (0.91%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 452 (31.67%) Jenkins
2 382 (26.77%) Git (software)
3 295 (20.67%) Maven
4 199 (13.95%) JIRA
5 144 (10.09%) JUnit
6 98 (6.87%) GitLab
7 97 (6.80%) Cucumber
8 58 (4.06%) Selenium
9 57 (3.99%) Mockito
10 55 (3.85%) Artifactory
10 55 (3.85%) Gradle
11 53 (3.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 52 (3.64%) SonarQube
13 49 (3.43%) IntelliJ
14 41 (2.87%) TeamCity
15 40 (2.80%) Postman
16 31 (2.17%) JMeter
17 30 (2.10%) Bitbucket
18 26 (1.82%) Subversion
19 23 (1.61%) Jasmine
General
1 327 (22.92%) Finance
2 223 (15.63%) Banking
3 169 (11.84%) Social Skills
4 78 (5.47%) Public Sector
5 73 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 61 (4.27%) Retail
7 51 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (3.01%) Front Office
9 21 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 13 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
13 10 (0.70%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.56%) Back Office
14 8 (0.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 8 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
15 7 (0.49%) Games
16 5 (0.35%) Law
16 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 997 (69.87%) Developer
2 810 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 195 (13.67%) Senior Developer
4 179 (12.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 113 (7.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 110 (7.71%) Java Engineer
7 83 (5.82%) Architect
8 67 (4.70%) Software Engineer
9 44 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 44 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (3.01%) Java Software Engineer
11 39 (2.73%) Java Architect
12 37 (2.59%) AWS Developer
13 31 (2.17%) Senior Java Engineer
14 30 (2.10%) Backend Developer
15 26 (1.82%) Lead Developer
16 25 (1.75%) Angular Developer
16 25 (1.75%) Software Developer
17 24 (1.68%) Consultant
18 23 (1.61%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,240 (86.90%) Spring
2 311 (21.79%) REST
3 250 (17.52%) Kafka
4 246 (17.24%) RESTful
5 237 (16.61%) React
6 170 (11.91%) Node.js
7 148 (10.37%) AngularJS
8 138 (9.67%) JSON
9 135 (9.46%) Web Services
10 131 (9.18%) Hibernate
11 123 (8.62%) HTML
12 118 (8.27%) CSS
13 101 (7.08%) RabbitMQ
14 96 (6.73%) J2EE
15 95 (6.66%) JPA
16 90 (6.31%) XML
17 86 (6.03%) Swagger
18 79 (5.54%) SOAP
19 71 (4.98%) Apache Camel
20 68 (4.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 59 (4.13%) Data Protection Act
3 58 (4.06%) User Experience
4 56 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 48 (3.36%) Derivative
6 45 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 40 (2.80%) Fixed Income
8 39 (2.73%) Data Structures
8 39 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 30 (2.10%) Cloud Native
10 23 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.47%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.33%) Media Streaming
13 18 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
14 16 (1.12%) Reference Data
15 15 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
17 8 (0.56%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 152 (10.65%) Linux
2 99 (6.94%) Unix
3 21 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (1.33%) Android
5 8 (0.56%) CentOS
6 7 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.42%) Windows
8 1 (0.070%) Debian
8 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.070%) Solaris
8 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.070%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (60.06%) Microservices
2 777 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (28.66%) TDD
4 367 (25.72%) DevOps
5 316 (22.14%) Scrum
6 249 (17.45%) Software Engineering
7 236 (16.54%) BDD
8 232 (16.26%) Test Automation
9 189 (13.24%) Full Stack Development
10 134 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (9.04%) OO
12 128 (8.97%) Pair Programming
13 122 (8.55%) Multithreading
14 97 (6.80%) API Development
15 96 (6.73%) Kanban
16 81 (5.68%) Event-Driven
16 81 (5.68%) Test Strategy
17 76 (5.33%) Data Protection
18 73 (5.12%) Problem-Solving
18 73 (5.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1,385 (97.06%) Java
2 445 (31.18%) Java 8
3 397 (27.82%) SQL
4 284 (19.90%) JavaScript
5 166 (11.63%) Java 11
6 107 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 104 (7.29%) Python
8 72 (5.05%) Kotlin
9 70 (4.91%) Scala
10 67 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 60 (4.20%) TypeScript
12 43 (3.01%) Groovy
13 25 (1.75%) Go
13 25 (1.75%) Haskell
14 21 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.19%) C#
15 17 (1.19%) ES6
16 13 (0.91%) Perl
17 11 (0.77%) C
17 11 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 121 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 37 (2.59%) Sun Certification
4 35 (2.45%) Degree
5 34 (2.38%) OCPJP
6 19 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.56%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.28%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.070%) CFA
12 1 (0.070%) CISSP
12 1 (0.070%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.22%) QA
2 17 (1.19%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.14%) Basel II
3 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.14%) WCAG
4 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.070%) GDPR
4 1 (0.070%) MiFID
4 1 (0.070%) PSD2
4 1 (0.070%) SLA
System Software
1 445 (31.18%) Docker
2 9 (0.63%) OpenAM
3 5 (0.35%) HDFS
4 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.14%) Postfix
6 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 388 (27.19%) Kubernetes
2 140 (9.81%) Terraform
3 110 (7.71%) Ansible
4 39 (2.73%) Kibana
5 28 (1.96%) Grafana
6 24 (1.68%) Rancher
7 20 (1.40%) Prometheus
8 19 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (0.77%) logstash
9 11 (0.77%) Puppet
9 11 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.70%) Oozie
11 6 (0.42%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.35%) Istio
13 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.28%) Kiali
14 3 (0.21%) Zipkin
15 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
15 2 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 310 (21.72%) Oracle
2 54 (3.78%) Google
3 51 (3.57%) WSO2
4 47 (3.29%) Microsoft
5 45 (3.15%) Informatica
6 41 (2.87%) webMethods
7 40 (2.80%) Splunk
8 38 (2.66%) BEA
9 34 (2.38%) Sun
10 30 (2.10%) AppDynamics
10 30 (2.10%) Atlassian
11 28 (1.96%) IBM
11 28 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 27 (1.89%) MuleSoft
13 20 (1.40%) Solace
14 19 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
14 19 (1.33%) Dynatrace
15 14 (0.98%) CA
16 12 (0.84%) Confluent
17 10 (0.70%) Sybase