Period
to 16 May 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 May 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 147 169
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 +31
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 833 801 1,413
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.85% 1.79% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.07% 5.87% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 594 1,073
10th Percentile £400 £410 £406
25th Percentile £463 £450 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £615 £600 £588
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £523 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -0.48% +0.96% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £56.50 £62.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -8.87% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £62.00 -
% change year-on-year -31.45% - -

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 13,731 13,655 27,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.43% 30.51% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,911 9,796 19,785
10th Percentile £344 £338 £338
25th Percentile £413 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 121 235
10th Percentile £22.10 £20.50 £17.70
25th Percentile £32.81 £32.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.53% +6.62%
75th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £65.54 £66.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.41 £44.18
% change year-on-year -3.03% +5.04% +5.19%

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 May 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
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 May 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 +12 608 £550 - 165
South East +35 64 £420 -11.95% 36
North of England -11 44 £475 +1.94% 41
South West +8 41 £500 -4.76% 17
East of England -7 24 £525 +0.96% 11
North West -1 21 £450 -6.49% 17
North East +19 18 £505 +13.48% 9
Midlands -26 17 £400 -5.33% 19
West Midlands -15 12 £428 +0.71% 14
Yorkshire +5 5 £488 +2.90% 15
East Midlands +2 5 £350 -17.16% 5
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 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.

1 801 (96.16%) Java
2 745 (89.44%) Spring
3 510 (61.22%) Microservices
4 441 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (33.61%) Java 8
6 270 (32.41%) Docker
7 243 (29.17%) Kubernetes
8 231 (27.73%) AWS
9 223 (26.77%) TDD
10 214 (25.69%) Finance
11 212 (25.45%) Kafka
12 209 (25.09%) REST
13 208 (24.97%) Git (software)
14 207 (24.85%) Jenkins
15 206 (24.73%) DevOps
16 189 (22.69%) SQL
17 177 (21.25%) Banking
18 153 (18.37%) Maven
19 149 (17.89%) Scrum
20 147 (17.65%) JavaScript
21 145 (17.41%) React
22 144 (17.29%) BDD
23 143 (17.17%) Software Engineering
24 134 (16.09%) RESTful
25 125 (15.01%) Oracle
26 119 (14.29%) AngularJS
27 113 (13.57%) Azure
28 112 (13.45%) Social Skills
29 105 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
30 103 (12.36%) 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 51 (6.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 36 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (4.08%) Confluence
4 26 (3.12%) JBoss
5 24 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.16%) Apache
7 17 (2.04%) Camunda
8 12 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.44%) nginx
9 11 (1.32%) Mule
10 9 (1.08%) Red Hat Fuse
11 8 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.48%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.36%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.36%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.24%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.12%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 231 (27.73%) AWS
2 113 (13.57%) Azure
3 71 (8.52%) GCP
4 52 (6.24%) OpenShift
5 44 (5.28%) GitHub
6 40 (4.80%) PaaS
7 36 (4.32%) Serverless
8 24 (2.88%) Apigee
8 24 (2.88%) SaaS
9 23 (2.76%) Amazon ECS
10 21 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (2.40%) Amazon S3
12 16 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (1.68%) IaaS
14 11 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (1.08%) Kong
16 9 (1.08%) Slack
16 9 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.04%) SSL
2 9 (1.08%) HTTP
2 9 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.36%) FTP
4 2 (0.24%) AMQP
4 2 (0.24%) Broadband
4 2 (0.24%) DNS
4 2 (0.24%) Internet
4 2 (0.24%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.24%) RTMP
4 2 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (12.36%) NoSQL
2 87 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (9.48%) MongoDB
4 43 (5.16%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.92%) Hazelcast
6 38 (4.56%) SQL Server
7 37 (4.44%) MySQL
8 35 (4.20%) Redis
9 29 (3.48%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 18 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.32%) Big Data
13 10 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.08%) BigQuery
15 7 (0.84%) Cloud Spanner
15 7 (0.84%) DB2
16 6 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 208 (24.97%) Git (software)
2 207 (24.85%) Jenkins
3 153 (18.37%) Maven
4 78 (9.36%) JIRA
5 57 (6.84%) JUnit
6 51 (6.12%) Gradle
7 46 (5.52%) Cucumber
8 42 (5.04%) SonarQube
9 40 (4.80%) GitLab
10 33 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 21 (2.52%) IntelliJ
12 21 (2.52%) Selenium
12 21 (2.52%) Subversion
13 19 (2.28%) Mockito
13 19 (2.28%) Postman
14 14 (1.68%) Artifactory
14 14 (1.68%) gulp
15 13 (1.56%) Log4j
16 12 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 214 (25.69%) Finance
2 177 (21.25%) Banking
3 112 (13.45%) Social Skills
4 56 (6.72%) Investment Banking
5 48 (5.76%) Public Sector
6 27 (3.24%) Front Office
7 26 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.04%) Retail
9 9 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.60%) Publishing
13 4 (0.48%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.48%) Electronics
13 4 (0.48%) Marketing
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 607 (72.87%) Developer
2 493 (59.18%) Java Developer
3 122 (14.65%) Senior Developer
4 109 (13.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 76 (9.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 70 (8.40%) Java Engineer
7 49 (5.88%) Architect
7 49 (5.88%) AWS Developer
8 38 (4.56%) Software Engineer
9 29 (3.48%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (2.88%) Backend Developer
10 24 (2.88%) React Developer
11 21 (2.52%) Lead Developer
11 21 (2.52%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 21 (2.52%) Software Developer
12 18 (2.16%) Consultant
13 17 (2.04%) Angular Developer
13 17 (2.04%) Core Java Developer
13 17 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (2.04%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 745 (89.44%) Spring
2 212 (25.45%) Kafka
3 209 (25.09%) REST
4 145 (17.41%) React
5 134 (16.09%) RESTful
6 119 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 90 (10.80%) Web Services
8 88 (10.56%) Node.js
9 77 (9.24%) HTML
10 68 (8.16%) Hibernate
11 59 (7.08%) CSS
12 54 (6.48%) JSON
13 46 (5.52%) J2EE
14 45 (5.40%) Swagger
15 44 (5.28%) Spring Cloud
16 41 (4.92%) HTML5
16 41 (4.92%) OAuth
17 40 (4.80%) JPA
17 40 (4.80%) XML
18 39 (4.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (3.60%) Data Structures
3 29 (3.48%) Cloud Native
4 25 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.00%) User Experience
5 22 (2.64%) Algorithms
5 22 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.04%) Clustering
8 17 (2.04%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.80%) Derivative
10 13 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.44%) SWIFT
12 10 (1.20%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.96%) Grid Computing
13 8 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.96%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.20%) Linux
2 46 (5.52%) Unix
3 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.08%) Windows
5 8 (0.96%) Android
6 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (61.22%) Microservices
2 441 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (26.77%) TDD
4 206 (24.73%) DevOps
5 149 (17.89%) Scrum
6 144 (17.29%) BDD
7 143 (17.17%) Software Engineering
8 105 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (9.96%) Multithreading
10 76 (9.12%) Test Automation
11 72 (8.64%) OO
12 69 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 62 (7.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 56 (6.72%) API Development
15 46 (5.52%) Change Management
16 45 (5.40%) Front End Development
17 42 (5.04%) Kanban
17 42 (5.04%) Low Latency
17 42 (5.04%) Problem-Solving
18 41 (4.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 801 (96.16%) Java
2 280 (33.61%) Java 8
3 189 (22.69%) SQL
4 147 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 65 (7.80%) Python
6 54 (6.48%) Kotlin
7 37 (4.44%) Scala
7 37 (4.44%) TypeScript
8 30 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 24 (2.88%) ES6
10 23 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.80%) Java 9
12 12 (1.44%) Go
12 12 (1.44%) Haskell
13 11 (1.32%) Groovy
14 10 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.08%) C#
15 9 (1.08%) Ruby
16 8 (0.96%) Perl
17 6 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 90 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.52%) Degree
4 15 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.44%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.08%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.96%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.96%) QA
2 8 (0.96%) ISO 20022
3 6 (0.72%) WCAG
4 4 (0.48%) MiFID
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 15022
5 2 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 270 (32.41%) Docker
2 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) KVM
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 243 (29.17%) Kubernetes
2 57 (6.84%) Terraform
3 30 (3.60%) Ansible
4 28 (3.36%) Prometheus
5 17 (2.04%) Kibana
6 16 (1.92%) Grafana
7 13 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.84%) Puppet
9 5 (0.60%) logstash
9 5 (0.60%) Rancher
10 4 (0.48%) Zipkin
11 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.36%) Istio
12 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.24%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.24%) Oozie
13 1 (0.12%) Mesos
13 1 (0.12%) PingFederate
13 1 (0.12%) Salt
13 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (15.01%) Oracle
2 34 (4.08%) MuleSoft
3 28 (3.36%) Google
3 28 (3.36%) Splunk
4 23 (2.76%) IBM
5 21 (2.52%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.40%) AppDynamics
7 18 (2.16%) Microsoft
8 12 (1.44%) WSO2
9 10 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.08%) BEA
10 9 (1.08%) CA
10 9 (1.08%) Confluent
10 9 (1.08%) SAP
11 8 (0.96%) New Relic
11 8 (0.96%) Sun
11 8 (0.96%) webMethods
12 7 (0.84%) ION Trading
12 7 (0.84%) TIBCO