Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 163 191
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 +152
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 735 1,407 1,330
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.81% 1.70% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 5.16% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 1,077 1,001
Median daily rate £513 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £406 £408 £380
90th Percentile £651 £650 £608
UK median daily rate £513 £515 £488
% change year-on-year -0.49% +5.64% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +19.58% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £27.05
90th Percentile £64.95 £48.50 £151.16
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.54
% change year-on-year +28.57% -1.52% -

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 12,511 27,263 31,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.73% 32.92% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,572 19,223 22,018
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £340 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 278 331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +4.11% +3.09%
10th Percentile £24.50 £18.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £61.33 £60.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.26
% change year-on-year -17.65% +0.57% +4.34%

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 2 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spring Boot in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 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 +34 430 £540 -1.82% 40
North of England -49 79 £474 -0.26% 25
South West +88 77 £500 +8.11% 7
South East +40 58 £471 +4.67% 7
East of England +37 58 £513 +6.22% 7
Midlands +20 35 £428 -13.54% 2
Yorkshire -29 30 £475 - 12
North West -19 29 £500 +11.11% 10
North East +37 21 £450 -28.57% 3
West Midlands +28 20 £428 -8.69% 2
East Midlands +25 15 £436 -18.84%
Spring Boot
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 722 (98.23%) Java
2 646 (87.89%) Spring
3 440 (59.86%) Microservices
4 406 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
5 315 (42.86%) Java 8
6 250 (34.01%) AWS
7 247 (33.61%) Docker
8 196 (26.67%) TDD
9 193 (26.26%) Jenkins
10 176 (23.95%) DevOps
11 163 (22.18%) REST
12 158 (21.50%) AngularJS
12 158 (21.50%) Maven
13 156 (21.22%) Kubernetes
14 155 (21.09%) Git (software)
15 148 (20.14%) Security Cleared
16 144 (19.59%) Scrum
17 134 (18.23%) JUnit
18 126 (17.14%) SC Cleared
19 124 (16.87%) Finance
20 123 (16.73%) SQL
21 121 (16.46%) Test Automation
22 120 (16.33%) RESTful
23 113 (15.37%) React
24 112 (15.24%) Web Services
25 111 (15.10%) JavaScript
26 104 (14.15%) Azure
27 98 (13.33%) BDD
28 94 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
28 94 (12.79%) Software Engineering

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 67 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (7.21%) Confluence
3 29 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.81%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 18 (2.45%) Apache
6 18 (2.45%) Camunda
7 15 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (1.50%) Red Hat Fuse
8 11 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.36%) JBoss
10 5 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.41%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.27%) CMS
12 2 (0.27%) Jetty
12 2 (0.27%) nginx
12 2 (0.27%) SAS
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.14%) Headless CMS
13 1 (0.14%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 250 (34.01%) AWS
2 104 (14.15%) Azure
3 58 (7.89%) GCP
4 38 (5.17%) GitHub
5 30 (4.08%) OpenShift
5 30 (4.08%) Serverless
6 29 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (2.72%) Amazon S3
7 20 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (1.77%) SaaS
9 10 (1.36%) PaaS
10 9 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.95%) Route 53
11 7 (0.95%) Slack
12 6 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.82%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.68%) IaaS
14 4 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.86%) HTTP
2 10 (1.36%) SSL
2 10 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.22%) FTP
3 9 (1.22%) RTMP
4 6 (0.82%) DNS
5 5 (0.68%) X.509
6 3 (0.41%) Internet
7 1 (0.14%) DSL
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.66%) NoSQL
2 68 (9.25%) MySQL
3 49 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.44%) MongoDB
5 29 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (3.81%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.99%) Big Data
8 21 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.31%) Redis
10 16 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.18%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.90%) SQL Server
13 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (0.82%) Flink
15 5 (0.68%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.54%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.54%) DB2
17 3 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 193 (26.26%) Jenkins
2 158 (21.50%) Maven
3 155 (21.09%) Git (software)
4 134 (18.23%) JUnit
5 85 (11.56%) Gradle
6 79 (10.75%) Mockito
7 66 (8.98%) JIRA
8 63 (8.57%) Cucumber
9 48 (6.53%) GitLab
10 26 (3.54%) Bitbucket
11 24 (3.27%) SonarQube
12 17 (2.31%) SoapUI
13 16 (2.18%) Artifactory
14 15 (2.04%) IntelliJ
14 15 (2.04%) Selenium
15 14 (1.90%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.63%) Spock
16 12 (1.63%) Xcode
17 11 (1.50%) JMeter
17 11 (1.50%) Postman
General
1 124 (16.87%) Finance
2 84 (11.43%) Banking
3 69 (9.39%) Public Sector
4 34 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.81%) Front Office
6 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.22%) Marketing
7 5 (0.68%) Back Office
7 5 (0.68%) Retail
8 4 (0.54%) Automotive
8 4 (0.54%) Electronics
8 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.41%) Police
10 1 (0.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 581 (79.05%) Developer
2 481 (65.44%) Java Developer
3 88 (11.97%) Senior Developer
4 82 (11.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 76 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
6 73 (9.93%) AWS Developer
7 50 (6.80%) Backend Developer
8 40 (5.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 37 (5.03%) Architect
10 30 (4.08%) Java Engineer
11 29 (3.95%) Software Engineer
12 19 (2.59%) Angular Developer
12 19 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.04%) Lead Developer
14 14 (1.90%) Applications Developer
14 14 (1.90%) Java Architect
14 14 (1.90%) React Developer
15 13 (1.77%) Java Applications Developer
15 13 (1.77%) Lead Java Developer
16 12 (1.63%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (87.89%) Spring
2 163 (22.18%) REST
3 158 (21.50%) AngularJS
4 120 (16.33%) RESTful
5 113 (15.37%) React
6 112 (15.24%) Web Services
7 90 (12.24%) Kafka
8 75 (10.20%) HTML
9 67 (9.12%) J2EE
10 64 (8.71%) Apache Camel
11 62 (8.44%) CSS
11 62 (8.44%) Node.js
12 61 (8.30%) Hibernate
13 59 (8.03%) Spring Cloud
14 58 (7.89%) SOAP
15 56 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
16 46 (6.26%) JPA
17 45 (6.12%) HTML5
18 42 (5.71%) JSON
19 32 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (4.63%) User Experience
3 33 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 18 (2.45%) Semantic Web
8 17 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (1.90%) Cloud Native
10 13 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.50%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.09%) Replication
13 7 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.82%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.82%) PKI
14 6 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.68%) Private Cloud
16 4 (0.54%) Data Centre
17 3 (0.41%) Hedge funds
18 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (10.20%) Linux
2 36 (4.90%) Unix
3 8 (1.09%) Windows
4 7 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
5 6 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (0.82%) Android
5 6 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.68%) Solaris
7 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (59.86%) Microservices
2 406 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (26.67%) TDD
4 176 (23.95%) DevOps
5 144 (19.59%) Scrum
6 121 (16.46%) Test Automation
7 98 (13.33%) BDD
8 94 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (12.79%) Software Engineering
9 77 (10.48%) Pair Programming
10 57 (7.76%) Kanban
11 44 (5.99%) SDLC
12 41 (5.58%) Mentoring
13 37 (5.03%) MVC
14 36 (4.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (4.90%) Multithreading
15 35 (4.76%) Migration
15 35 (4.76%) Test Strategy
16 33 (4.49%) Functional Programming
16 33 (4.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 722 (98.23%) Java
2 315 (42.86%) Java 8
3 123 (16.73%) SQL
4 111 (15.10%) JavaScript
5 66 (8.98%) Python
6 33 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 24 (3.27%) Kotlin
8 23 (3.13%) Groovy
9 20 (2.72%) C#
9 20 (2.72%) ES6
9 20 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.18%) Scala
11 15 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.22%) Java 9
14 8 (1.09%) Ruby
15 6 (0.82%) Haskell
16 5 (0.68%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.68%) C++
17 4 (0.54%) ES7
Qualifications
1 148 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 126 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.36%) Degree
4 9 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.68%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.68%) ISEB
5 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.41%) OCP
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.81%) QA
2 8 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.27%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 247 (33.61%) Docker
2 8 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.82%) OpenAM
3 6 (0.82%) OpenDJ
4 5 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.41%) HDFS
5 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 156 (21.22%) Kubernetes
2 34 (4.63%) Terraform
3 15 (2.04%) Ansible
4 9 (1.22%) Kibana
5 8 (1.09%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.95%) Consul
7 6 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.68%) Puppet
9 4 (0.54%) Grafana
9 4 (0.54%) linkerd
9 4 (0.54%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.41%) logstash
10 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Marathon
11 1 (0.14%) Mesos
11 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.14%) Packer
11 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (8.71%) Oracle
2 38 (5.17%) Google
3 21 (2.86%) IBM
4 15 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.50%) AppDynamics
6 11 (1.50%) SAP
7 9 (1.22%) BEA
7 9 (1.22%) Splunk
8 7 (0.95%) ForgeRock
9 5 (0.68%) HP
9 5 (0.68%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.68%) Sybase
10 4 (0.54%) Ariba
10 4 (0.54%) Confluent
11 3 (0.41%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.41%) VMware
12 2 (0.27%) FXall
12 2 (0.27%) Talend