Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 128 235
Rank change year-on-year -82 +107 +324
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,005 2,017 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 2.13% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 6.03% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 1,571 770
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £615 £625
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.08 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -10.59% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.08 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.80% -10.59% -

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 23,758 33,445 30,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.82% 35.27% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,690 23,841 21,777
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 290 368
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.21 £17.00 £18.68
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring Boot in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring Boot in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring Boot in England

Spring Boot
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor 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 13 November 2019. 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 -46 619 £550 +4.76% 169
North of England -25 193 £475 +5.56% 55
Yorkshire +9 119 £475 +8.57% 25
South East -116 95 £500 - 17
North West -47 69 £450 -2.70% 27
East of England -19 40 £475 -5.00% 9
Midlands -68 31 £463 +2.78% 11
South West -19 26 £419 -6.94% 5
West Midlands -62 16 £463 +2.78% 4
East Midlands +2 15 £463 +15.63% 7
North East -4 5 £500 +11.11% 3
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 954 (94.93%) Java
2 857 (85.27%) Spring
3 647 (64.38%) Microservices
4 580 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
5 473 (47.06%) Java 8
6 388 (38.61%) Docker
7 380 (37.81%) TDD
8 350 (34.83%) AWS
9 286 (28.46%) Git (software)
10 268 (26.67%) Jenkins
11 264 (26.27%) REST
12 242 (24.08%) DevOps
13 226 (22.49%) AngularJS
13 226 (22.49%) Maven
14 221 (21.99%) JavaScript
15 211 (21.00%) BDD
16 195 (19.40%) RESTful
17 191 (19.00%) Scrum
18 190 (18.91%) Finance
19 189 (18.81%) SQL
20 186 (18.51%) JUnit
21 171 (17.01%) Node.js
22 170 (16.92%) Kubernetes
23 163 (16.22%) Kafka
24 159 (15.82%) Banking
24 159 (15.82%) React
25 148 (14.73%) HTML
26 141 (14.03%) Web Services
26 141 (14.03%) Test Automation
27 127 (12.64%) CSS

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 82 (8.16%) Confluence
2 55 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 38 (3.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 25 (2.49%) JBoss
6 24 (2.39%) Apache Solr
7 22 (2.19%) Apache
8 20 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.99%) Jetty
9 19 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.19%) Magnolia
11 12 (1.19%) Mule
12 10 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.90%) WildFly
14 8 (0.80%) CMS
14 8 (0.80%) nginx
15 5 (0.50%) IIS
16 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.30%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 1 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.100%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 350 (34.83%) AWS
2 105 (10.45%) Azure
3 80 (7.96%) GitHub
4 37 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (3.58%) Amazon SQS
5 36 (3.58%) GCP
6 34 (3.38%) Serverless
7 31 (3.08%) npm
8 30 (2.99%) OpenShift
9 25 (2.49%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (2.29%) Slack
11 20 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
12 19 (1.89%) PaaS
13 14 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 8 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.08%) HTTP
2 24 (2.39%) FTP
3 15 (1.49%) SSL
4 12 (1.19%) DNS
4 12 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.90%) Internet
6 8 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.20%) SSH
9 1 (0.100%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.100%) Firewall
9 1 (0.100%) MPLS
9 1 (0.100%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.100%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.54%) NoSQL
2 96 (9.55%) MySQL
3 77 (7.66%) MongoDB
4 51 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 43 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 31 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.89%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (2.29%) Redis
11 22 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.89%) Big Data
13 9 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.70%) Flink
15 5 (0.50%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.40%) DB2
16 4 (0.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 286 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 268 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 226 (22.49%) Maven
4 186 (18.51%) JUnit
5 110 (10.95%) JIRA
6 101 (10.05%) Mockito
7 100 (9.95%) Gradle
8 66 (6.57%) Cucumber
9 64 (6.37%) Selenium
10 46 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 44 (4.38%) SonarQube
12 34 (3.38%) Spock
13 33 (3.28%) Subversion
14 32 (3.18%) GitLab
15 24 (2.39%) IntelliJ
16 23 (2.29%) Bitbucket
17 21 (2.09%) gulp
18 18 (1.79%) TeamCity
19 16 (1.59%) Eclipse
19 16 (1.59%) jMock
General
1 190 (18.91%) Finance
2 159 (15.82%) Banking
3 40 (3.98%) Public Sector
4 34 (3.38%) Front Office
5 23 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.29%) Retail
6 17 (1.69%) Marketing
7 15 (1.49%) Games
8 11 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.60%) Electronics
10 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.50%) Automotive
11 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.40%) Law
12 4 (0.40%) Legal
12 4 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 779 (77.51%) Developer
2 636 (63.28%) Java Developer
3 119 (11.84%) Senior Developer
4 114 (11.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 103 (10.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 70 (6.97%) AWS Developer
7 66 (6.57%) Java Engineer
8 64 (6.37%) React Developer
9 55 (5.47%) Backend Developer
10 50 (4.98%) Angular Developer
11 39 (3.88%) Agile Developer
11 39 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
12 36 (3.58%) Architect
13 30 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
14 28 (2.79%) Software Engineer
15 19 (1.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 19 (1.89%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 19 (1.89%) Senior Java Engineer
16 17 (1.69%) Technical Leader
17 16 (1.59%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (85.27%) Spring
2 264 (26.27%) REST
3 226 (22.49%) AngularJS
4 195 (19.40%) RESTful
5 171 (17.01%) Node.js
6 163 (16.22%) Kafka
7 159 (15.82%) React
8 148 (14.73%) HTML
9 141 (14.03%) Web Services
10 127 (12.64%) CSS
11 124 (12.34%) Hibernate
12 98 (9.75%) JSON
13 86 (8.56%) HTML5
13 86 (8.56%) JPA
14 85 (8.46%) SOAP
15 75 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
16 68 (6.77%) J2EE
17 58 (5.77%) Redux
18 57 (5.67%) Spring MVC
19 55 (5.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.95%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (5.97%) User Experience
3 44 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 35 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.08%) Algorithms
6 19 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
9 12 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.09%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.90%) Online Games
12 8 (0.80%) NHS
13 7 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.70%) Derivative
13 7 (0.70%) Equities
13 7 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (11.94%) Linux
2 62 (6.17%) Unix
3 22 (2.19%) Android
4 18 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.00%) CentOS
6 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.70%) Windows
8 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.100%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (64.38%) Microservices
2 580 (57.71%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (37.81%) TDD
4 242 (24.08%) DevOps
5 211 (21.00%) BDD
6 191 (19.00%) Scrum
7 141 (14.03%) Test Automation
8 104 (10.35%) Pair Programming
9 100 (9.95%) Kanban
10 99 (9.85%) Software Engineering
11 97 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (9.65%) Open Source
12 70 (6.97%) Fintech
13 69 (6.87%) MVC
14 61 (6.07%) Mentoring
14 61 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
15 56 (5.57%) OO
16 54 (5.37%) Unit Testing
17 52 (5.17%) E-Commerce
18 46 (4.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 954 (94.93%) Java
2 473 (47.06%) Java 8
3 221 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 189 (18.81%) SQL
5 71 (7.06%) ES6
6 66 (6.57%) TypeScript
7 52 (5.17%) Python
8 39 (3.88%) Scala
9 32 (3.18%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.99%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.19%) C#
12 21 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.69%) Groovy
14 15 (1.49%) Java 9
15 14 (1.39%) ES7
15 14 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.09%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.80%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.60%) Perl
19 5 (0.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 68 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.98%) Degree
4 14 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.09%) OCPJP
6 10 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.90%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.100%) CEH
11 1 (0.100%) CISM
11 1 (0.100%) CISSP
11 1 (0.100%) GIAC
11 1 (0.100%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.39%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.30%) SEPA
3 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.100%) PSD2
4 1 (0.100%) SLA
System Software
1 388 (38.61%) Docker
2 9 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.90%) vSphere
3 6 (0.60%) Postfix
4 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.20%) OpenDJ
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.100%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 170 (16.92%) Kubernetes
2 44 (4.38%) Terraform
3 40 (3.98%) Ansible
4 25 (2.49%) Puppet
5 13 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
5 13 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.09%) Kibana
6 11 (1.09%) linkerd
7 10 (1.00%) Cobbler
8 9 (0.90%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.80%) Grafana
10 6 (0.60%) Consul
10 6 (0.60%) Mesos
11 5 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.50%) logstash
12 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.20%) Graphite
12 2 (0.20%) Marathon
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 94 (9.35%) Oracle
2 30 (2.99%) Google
3 27 (2.69%) Splunk
4 25 (2.49%) AppDynamics
5 22 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 19 (1.89%) MuleSoft
7 17 (1.69%) IBM
8 11 (1.09%) VMware
9 10 (1.00%) Blue Coat
9 10 (1.00%) F5
9 10 (1.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (0.90%) SAP
10 9 (0.90%) Sun
11 7 (0.70%) hybris
12 6 (0.60%) Adobe
12 6 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.60%) BEA
12 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.50%) Informatica