Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 131 180
Rank change year-on-year +7 +49 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,201 634 1,343
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.12% 1.90% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 6.12% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 487 1,006
10th Percentile £413 £409 £413
25th Percentile £463 £461 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £520 £510
Median % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.96% +4.08%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £719 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £56.50 £62.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.87% +24.00% +65.18%
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £62.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -21.77% +24.00% +65.18%

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 17,097 10,365 26,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.21% 31.05% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,377 7,466 19,246
10th Percentile £356 £338 £345
25th Percentile £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 89 241
10th Percentile £15.45 £20.71 £17.09
25th Percentile £27.50 £30.86 £26.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
75th Percentile £56.56 £61.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £66.15 £66.55 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.57
% change year-on-year - +0.98% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 823 £575 +9.52% 236
North of England -15 95 £500 +6.95% 69
South East +7 76 £425 -10.90% 30
East of England -43 45 £513 - 19
Midlands -10 44 £495 +20.00% 23
South West -26 44 £498 -9.45% 16
West Midlands -7 39 £490 +18.79% 19
North West -13 37 £475 +3.26% 39
North East +19 34 £563 +21.62% 10
Yorkshire -23 24 £488 +2.90% 20
East Midlands -24 5 £508 +37.76% 4
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,165 (97.00%) Java
2 1,064 (88.59%) Spring
3 690 (57.45%) Microservices
4 625 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
5 380 (31.64%) Docker
6 369 (30.72%) Java 8
7 348 (28.98%) Jenkins
8 334 (27.81%) AWS
9 326 (27.14%) Kubernetes
10 318 (26.48%) SQL
11 316 (26.31%) TDD
11 316 (26.31%) DevOps
12 300 (24.98%) Finance
13 286 (23.81%) Git (software)
14 261 (21.73%) Kafka
15 260 (21.65%) REST
16 257 (21.40%) Scrum
17 250 (20.82%) React
18 248 (20.65%) Maven
19 239 (19.90%) Oracle
20 234 (19.48%) Banking
21 232 (19.32%) RESTful
22 218 (18.15%) Software Engineering
23 215 (17.90%) JavaScript
24 188 (15.65%) BDD
25 170 (14.15%) Test Automation
26 163 (13.57%) Azure
27 162 (13.49%) Social Skills
28 161 (13.41%) AngularJS
29 142 (11.82%) NoSQL

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 90 (7.49%) Confluence
2 48 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 42 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 28 (2.33%) Apache Spark
7 23 (1.92%) JBoss
8 20 (1.67%) Apache
9 15 (1.25%) nginx
10 14 (1.17%) Mule
11 8 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.67%) Camunda
11 8 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.50%) Jetty
14 5 (0.42%) CMS
15 4 (0.33%) Anypoint
16 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
16 3 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.25%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.083%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 334 (27.81%) AWS
2 163 (13.57%) Azure
3 119 (9.91%) GCP
4 101 (8.41%) GitHub
5 58 (4.83%) OpenShift
6 57 (4.75%) Serverless
7 52 (4.33%) PaaS
8 41 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
9 32 (2.66%) Amazon ECS
10 27 (2.25%) SaaS
11 25 (2.08%) Amazon S3
12 23 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (1.67%) Slack
14 18 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (1.33%) Apigee
17 15 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (1.25%) IaaS
18 14 (1.17%) Kong
19 12 (1.00%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.75%) SSL
2 27 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.67%) HTTP
4 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.42%) Firewall
6 4 (0.33%) Internet
6 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.25%) Broadband
8 2 (0.17%) RTMP
8 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
9 1 (0.083%) Intranet
9 1 (0.083%) MQTT
9 1 (0.083%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (11.82%) NoSQL
2 137 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
3 109 (9.08%) MongoDB
4 86 (7.16%) Redis
5 75 (6.24%) Relational Database
6 70 (5.83%) Hazelcast
7 64 (5.33%) SQL Server
8 61 (5.08%) MySQL
9 44 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 36 (3.00%) Oracle Database
11 35 (2.91%) Hadoop
12 32 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (2.16%) RDBMS
14 24 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (1.83%) Big Data
17 16 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (1.17%) BigQuery
19 13 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
20 10 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 348 (28.98%) Jenkins
2 286 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 248 (20.65%) Maven
4 136 (11.32%) JIRA
5 97 (8.08%) JUnit
6 81 (6.74%) Cucumber
7 74 (6.16%) GitLab
8 54 (4.50%) Gradle
9 47 (3.91%) IntelliJ
10 45 (3.75%) SonarQube
11 42 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 39 (3.25%) Selenium
13 38 (3.16%) Postman
14 35 (2.91%) Mockito
15 30 (2.50%) Subversion
16 28 (2.33%) TeamCity
17 26 (2.16%) Eclipse
18 24 (2.00%) Artifactory
19 14 (1.17%) JMeter
19 14 (1.17%) Protractor
General
1 300 (24.98%) Finance
2 234 (19.48%) Banking
3 162 (13.49%) Social Skills
4 87 (7.24%) Investment Banking
5 57 (4.75%) Public Sector
6 47 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (3.75%) Front Office
8 41 (3.41%) Retail
9 15 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
12 7 (0.58%) Back Office
12 7 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
12 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.50%) Publishing
14 5 (0.42%) Games
14 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 862 (71.77%) Developer
2 686 (57.12%) Java Developer
3 162 (13.49%) Senior Developer
4 152 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 120 (9.99%) Full Stack Developer
6 84 (6.99%) Java Engineer
7 73 (6.08%) Architect
8 54 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 35 (2.91%) AWS Developer
9 35 (2.91%) Java Architect
9 35 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (2.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 31 (2.58%) Backend Developer
12 30 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (2.16%) Consultant
14 24 (2.00%) Lead Developer
14 24 (2.00%) Software Developer
15 23 (1.92%) Angular Developer
15 23 (1.92%) React Developer
16 22 (1.83%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,064 (88.59%) Spring
2 261 (21.73%) Kafka
3 260 (21.65%) REST
4 250 (20.82%) React
5 232 (19.32%) RESTful
6 161 (13.41%) AngularJS
7 124 (10.32%) Web Services
8 121 (10.07%) Node.js
9 108 (8.99%) Hibernate
9 108 (8.99%) HTML
9 108 (8.99%) JSON
10 93 (7.74%) CSS
11 79 (6.58%) J2EE
12 77 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
13 75 (6.24%) Swagger
14 68 (5.66%) XML
15 66 (5.50%) OAuth
16 64 (5.33%) JPA
17 55 (4.58%) Redux
18 52 (4.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 57 (4.75%) User Experience
3 51 (4.25%) Data Structures
4 49 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 44 (3.66%) Derivative
6 36 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 31 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
9 26 (2.16%) Cloud Native
10 25 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
11 22 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.25%) Legacy Systems
13 15 (1.25%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.83%) Clustering
14 10 (0.83%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.75%) Equities
15 9 (0.75%) Reference Data
16 8 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.24%) Linux
2 78 (6.49%) Unix
3 21 (1.75%) Android
4 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.42%) CentOS
6 3 (0.25%) Windows
7 1 (0.083%) Debian
7 1 (0.083%) MVS
7 1 (0.083%) Solaris
7 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (57.45%) Microservices
2 625 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (26.31%) DevOps
3 316 (26.31%) TDD
4 257 (21.40%) Scrum
5 218 (18.15%) Software Engineering
6 188 (15.65%) BDD
7 170 (14.15%) Test Automation
8 129 (10.74%) Multithreading
9 122 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (8.41%) OO
11 86 (7.16%) API Development
12 83 (6.91%) Pair Programming
13 81 (6.74%) Kanban
14 70 (5.83%) Event-Driven
15 68 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (5.08%) Front End Development
17 58 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
18 57 (4.75%) API Design
18 57 (4.75%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1,165 (97.00%) Java
2 369 (30.72%) Java 8
3 318 (26.48%) SQL
4 215 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 111 (9.24%) Java 11
6 93 (7.74%) Python
7 77 (6.41%) PL/SQL
8 72 (6.00%) Kotlin
9 67 (5.58%) Scala
10 64 (5.33%) TypeScript
11 48 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.50%) Haskell
13 27 (2.25%) Groovy
14 20 (1.67%) ES6
14 20 (1.67%) Go
15 18 (1.50%) Java 9
15 18 (1.50%) Ruby
16 17 (1.42%) C#
17 14 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 106 (8.83%) Security Cleared
2 68 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.25%) Degree
4 17 (1.42%) Sun Certification
5 16 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.25%) OCPJP
7 14 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.67%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.42%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.083%) CISSP
12 1 (0.083%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.83%) QA
2 24 (2.00%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.50%) ISO 20022
4 5 (0.42%) WCAG
5 4 (0.33%) MiFID
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 15022
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) GDPR
7 1 (0.083%) PMO
7 1 (0.083%) SLA
System Software
1 380 (31.64%) Docker
2 4 (0.33%) HDFS
3 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.17%) Postfix
4 1 (0.083%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 326 (27.14%) Kubernetes
2 101 (8.41%) Terraform
3 82 (6.83%) Ansible
4 32 (2.66%) Kibana
5 22 (1.83%) Grafana
6 19 (1.58%) Prometheus
7 15 (1.25%) Rancher
8 14 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.75%) logstash
9 9 (0.75%) Puppet
10 8 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.58%) HP Fortify
11 7 (0.58%) Oozie
12 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.33%) Istio
13 4 (0.33%) Kiali
14 3 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.25%) Zipkin
15 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
16 1 (0.083%) Mesos
Vendors
1 239 (19.90%) Oracle
2 45 (3.75%) Google
3 39 (3.25%) Microsoft
4 36 (3.00%) WSO2
5 32 (2.66%) Informatica
6 31 (2.58%) IBM
6 31 (2.58%) Splunk
7 30 (2.50%) MuleSoft
8 27 (2.25%) webMethods
9 25 (2.08%) BEA
10 22 (1.83%) AppDynamics
11 20 (1.67%) Atlassian
12 18 (1.50%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.25%) Sun
14 13 (1.08%) Solace
15 12 (1.00%) CA
15 12 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
16 11 (0.92%) New Relic
17 9 (0.75%) VMware
18 8 (0.67%) ION Trading