Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 201 133
Rank change year-on-year +79 -68 +110
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 574 1,044 1,995
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.06% 1.35% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 4.35% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 805 1,595
Median daily rate £500 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £415 £400
90th Percentile £635 £645 £604
UK median daily rate £495 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -3.41% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £101.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.53% +174.43%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £101.54
% change year-on-year - -65.53% +174.43%

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 8,786 24,007 33,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.48% 31.09% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,923 16,907 23,802
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £325
90th Percentile £687 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £480 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 244 296
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.37% +3.79%
10th Percentile £23.80 £18.16 £17.00
90th Percentile £60.80 £73.75 £57.41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +3.75%

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 31 October 2020.

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
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 31 October 2020. 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 +52 351 £500 -9.09% 123
North of England +34 92 £460 -3.16% 30
Yorkshire +20 58 £450 -5.26% 14
East of England +78 36 £500 +5.26% 9
South West +117 32 £515 +21.18% 11
North West +44 26 £460 +2.22% 11
Midlands +77 21 £450 -2.65% 12
South East +84 19 £300 -40.00% 13
West Midlands +59 11 £390 -15.78% 9
East Midlands +45 8 £514 +11.08% 3
North East +43 8 £500 - 5
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 553 (96.34%) Java
2 507 (88.33%) Spring
3 342 (59.58%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (58.19%) Microservices
5 243 (42.33%) Java 8
6 229 (39.90%) AWS
7 224 (39.02%) Jenkins
8 214 (37.28%) Git (software)
9 181 (31.53%) Maven
10 177 (30.84%) REST
11 170 (29.62%) DevOps
12 155 (27.00%) Scrum
13 146 (25.44%) TDD
14 139 (24.22%) Docker
15 129 (22.47%) JIRA
16 125 (21.78%) Finance
17 122 (21.25%) Kafka
18 115 (20.03%) Test Automation
19 113 (19.69%) Python
19 113 (19.69%) React
20 108 (18.82%) JavaScript
21 106 (18.47%) JSON
22 105 (18.29%) Node.js
23 102 (17.77%) Security Cleared
24 100 (17.42%) SQL
25 95 (16.55%) Confluence
26 92 (16.03%) JUnit
27 88 (15.33%) Kubernetes
28 85 (14.81%) AngularJS
29 84 (14.63%) RESTful

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 95 (16.55%) Confluence
2 63 (10.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 42 (7.32%) Mule
4 39 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (3.83%) WebLogic
6 21 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.48%) JBoss
8 18 (3.14%) Red Hat Fuse
9 15 (2.61%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.39%) Anypoint
12 7 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.87%) Apache
15 4 (0.70%) IBM Domino
15 4 (0.70%) Jetty
15 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.52%) Oracle Self-Service HR
17 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.87%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 229 (39.90%) AWS
2 66 (11.50%) GitHub
3 65 (11.32%) Azure
4 52 (9.06%) Slack
5 41 (7.14%) GCP
6 27 (4.70%) Apigee
6 27 (4.70%) PaaS
7 22 (3.83%) Amazon ECS
8 21 (3.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 20 (3.48%) IaaS
10 18 (3.14%) npm
11 13 (2.26%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (1.74%) Kong
13 9 (1.57%) OpenShift
13 9 (1.57%) Serverless
14 8 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
14 8 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.22%) Boomi
15 7 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.83%) HTTP
2 15 (2.61%) SSL
3 9 (1.57%) DNS
3 9 (1.57%) Firewall
3 9 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (1.05%) FTP
6 4 (0.70%) SSH
7 2 (0.35%) DSL
7 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.35%) Internet
7 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.17%) AMQP
8 1 (0.17%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (8.54%) NoSQL
3 47 (8.19%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.97%) MySQL
5 29 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.36%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.26%) SQL Server
10 11 (1.92%) Hazelcast
11 10 (1.74%) Redis
12 9 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
13 8 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.70%) Scylla
17 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 224 (39.02%) Jenkins
2 214 (37.28%) Git (software)
3 181 (31.53%) Maven
4 129 (22.47%) JIRA
5 92 (16.03%) JUnit
6 72 (12.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 59 (10.28%) GitLab
8 58 (10.10%) Mockito
9 56 (9.76%) Gradle
10 41 (7.14%) Android Studio
11 36 (6.27%) Cucumber
12 35 (6.10%) CocoaPods
12 35 (6.10%) SonarQube
12 35 (6.10%) Xcode
13 34 (5.92%) IntelliJ
14 27 (4.70%) Selenium
15 25 (4.36%) gulp
16 18 (3.14%) Artifactory
17 15 (2.61%) Grunt
18 14 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 125 (21.78%) Finance
2 79 (13.76%) Banking
3 56 (9.76%) Public Sector
4 20 (3.48%) Front Office
5 10 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.39%) Electronics
6 8 (1.39%) Marketing
6 8 (1.39%) Retail
6 8 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) French Language
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 396 (68.99%) Developer
2 276 (48.08%) Java Developer
3 57 (9.93%) Full Stack Developer
4 53 (9.23%) Senior Developer
5 46 (8.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (7.67%) AWS Developer
7 41 (7.14%) Architect
8 39 (6.79%) Java Engineer
9 25 (4.36%) Backend Developer
10 19 (3.31%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 17 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (2.26%) iOS Developer
14 13 (2.26%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.26%) Python Developer
15 12 (2.09%) Angular Developer
15 12 (2.09%) Applications Architect
16 11 (1.92%) Java Architect
17 10 (1.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (88.33%) Spring
2 177 (30.84%) REST
3 122 (21.25%) Kafka
4 113 (19.69%) React
5 106 (18.47%) JSON
6 105 (18.29%) Node.js
7 85 (14.81%) AngularJS
8 84 (14.63%) RESTful
8 84 (14.63%) Web Services
9 67 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
10 62 (10.80%) HTML
11 51 (8.89%) Apache Camel
11 51 (8.89%) CSS
11 51 (8.89%) WireMock
12 44 (7.67%) XML
13 38 (6.62%) HTML5
14 36 (6.27%) J2EE
14 36 (6.27%) SOAP
15 33 (5.75%) Spring Cloud
16 32 (5.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 37 (6.45%) User Experience
3 27 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.92%) DataPower
7 10 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.39%) Clustering
9 8 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.05%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.05%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.87%) NHS
12 5 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.70%) Derivative
13 4 (0.70%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.98%) Linux
2 48 (8.36%) Android
3 40 (6.97%) Apple iOS
4 29 (5.05%) Unix
5 11 (1.92%) Windows
6 10 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.52%) CentOS
8 3 (0.52%) Debian
8 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (59.58%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (58.19%) Microservices
3 170 (29.62%) DevOps
4 155 (27.00%) Scrum
5 146 (25.44%) TDD
6 115 (20.03%) Test Automation
7 84 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 79 (13.76%) Kanban
9 75 (13.07%) Software Engineering
10 74 (12.89%) BDD
10 74 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (12.20%) Pair Programming
12 50 (8.71%) OO
13 48 (8.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 45 (7.84%) Change Management
15 44 (7.67%) Android Development
15 44 (7.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 39 (6.79%) Multithreading
17 38 (6.62%) Unit Testing
18 37 (6.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 553 (96.34%) Java
2 243 (42.33%) Java 8
3 113 (19.69%) Python
4 108 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 100 (17.42%) SQL
6 78 (13.59%) Kotlin
7 36 (6.27%) Apple Swift
8 29 (5.05%) Shell Script
9 27 (4.70%) Scala
10 21 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 18 (3.14%) Go
12 17 (2.96%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.44%) ES6
14 13 (2.26%) Java 9
15 11 (1.92%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.05%) Groovy
16 6 (1.05%) Perl
16 6 (1.05%) XPath
17 5 (0.87%) VBA
18 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (17.77%) Security Cleared
2 68 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.79%) Degree
3 16 (2.79%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.22%) ISEB
4 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (1.22%) OCPJP
4 7 (1.22%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.87%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.17%) CISSP
7 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.18%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) WCAG
3 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 139 (24.22%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 88 (15.33%) Kubernetes
2 72 (12.54%) Terraform
3 33 (5.75%) Prometheus
4 29 (5.05%) Ansible
5 9 (1.57%) Puppet
6 5 (0.87%) Grafana
6 5 (0.87%) Kibana
6 5 (0.87%) Salt
7 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.52%) logstash
9 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.35%) linkerd
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.35%) Zipkin
10 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.17%) Knative
10 1 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 74 (12.89%) AppDynamics
1 74 (12.89%) Splunk
2 57 (9.93%) Oracle
3 46 (8.01%) MuleSoft
4 21 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.31%) webMethods
6 18 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.61%) SAP
8 13 (2.26%) Blue Coat
8 13 (2.26%) F5
9 12 (2.09%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.09%) Confluent
10 11 (1.92%) Axway
10 11 (1.92%) IBM
11 10 (1.74%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.57%) Talend
13 8 (1.39%) BEA
13 8 (1.39%) Google
13 8 (1.39%) Informatica
13 8 (1.39%) WSO2