Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 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.

Pivotal Spring Framework
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 25 20
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 +67
Contract jobs citing Spring 145 154 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.84% 7.25% 7.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.78% 17.89% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 189
Leeds median daily rate £438 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £349 £338
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £439
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.27% +17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Spring 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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,052 861 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 42.37% 40.52% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 654 896
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £308
90th Percentile £538 £506 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 - £10.20
10th Percentile £16.40 - £9.72
90th Percentile £18.40 - £15.10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £10.20

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Leeds

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Leeds

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Leeds

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Spring.

1 143 (98.62%) Java
2 121 (83.45%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (68.28%) Spring Boot
4 82 (56.55%) TDD
5 77 (53.10%) Java 8
6 75 (51.72%) Microservices
7 63 (43.45%) Hibernate
8 46 (31.72%) JavaScript
8 46 (31.72%) NoSQL
9 40 (27.59%) Docker
10 37 (25.52%) Maven
10 37 (25.52%) Software Engineering
11 31 (21.38%) Test Automation
11 31 (21.38%) RESTful
11 31 (21.38%) SQL
11 31 (21.38%) REST
12 30 (20.69%) Apache
13 27 (18.62%) Scrum
13 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
14 25 (17.24%) BDD
14 25 (17.24%) Kafka
15 23 (15.86%) OO
16 21 (14.48%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
18 19 (13.10%) Node.js
18 19 (13.10%) Open Source
18 19 (13.10%) HTML
19 18 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (12.41%) RabbitMQ
19 18 (12.41%) Dropwizard

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 30 (20.69%) Apache
2 10 (6.90%) Confluence
3 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.76%) Anypoint
5 4 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.07%) CMS
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.69%) JBoss
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.21%) Slack
3 5 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) HTTP
2 5 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (2.07%) SMS
4 2 (1.38%) Internet
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.72%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.72%) MongoDB
2 17 (11.72%) MySQL
3 10 (6.90%) Big Data
3 10 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.21%) Apache Hive
5 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.83%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.45%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.45%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.38%) ObjectStore
9 2 (1.38%) Parquet
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.69%) Endeca
10 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 37 (25.52%) Maven
2 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
3 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.03%) JIRA
5 14 (9.66%) JUnit
6 10 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.21%) Artifactory
8 6 (4.14%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.14%) Selenium
9 4 (2.76%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.07%) Gradle
10 3 (2.07%) Subversion
11 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.38%) Mockito
12 1 (0.69%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.69%) Flyway
12 1 (0.69%) GitLab
12 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (2.07%) Banking
2 2 (1.38%) Games
3 1 (0.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Legal
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (82.07%) Developer
2 111 (76.55%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.66%) AWS Developer
4 11 (7.59%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Architect
6 7 (4.83%) Agile Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Java Architect
6 7 (4.83%) Java Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Scala Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Java Scala Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (2.07%) Angular Developer
9 3 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.07%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.07%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (68.28%) Spring Boot
2 63 (43.45%) Hibernate
3 31 (21.38%) REST
3 31 (21.38%) RESTful
4 25 (17.24%) Kafka
5 21 (14.48%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (13.10%) HTML
6 19 (13.10%) Node.js
7 18 (12.41%) Dropwizard
7 18 (12.41%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (8.97%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.28%) CSS
9 12 (8.28%) SOAP
10 10 (6.90%) Apache Camel
10 10 (6.90%) Spring Batch
10 10 (6.90%) Spring Security
10 10 (6.90%) XML
11 9 (6.21%) HTML5
12 8 (5.52%) Web Services
13 6 (4.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.69%) NHS
4 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Linux
2 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.07%) Android
4 2 (1.38%) Unix
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (83.45%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (56.55%) TDD
3 75 (51.72%) Microservices
4 37 (25.52%) Software Engineering
5 31 (21.38%) Test Automation
6 27 (18.62%) Scrum
7 25 (17.24%) BDD
8 23 (15.86%) OO
9 19 (13.10%) Open Source
10 18 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.72%) Kanban
12 11 (7.59%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.90%) DevOps
13 10 (6.90%) SOA
14 9 (6.21%) SFIA
15 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.52%) Integration Testing
16 7 (4.83%) Pair Programming
17 5 (3.45%) High Availability
17 5 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 143 (98.62%) Java
2 77 (53.10%) Java 8
3 46 (31.72%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.38%) SQL
5 10 (6.90%) Groovy
5 10 (6.90%) Kotlin
6 9 (6.21%) Scala
7 3 (2.07%) ES6
8 1 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) GDPR
2 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (27.59%) Docker
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.14%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.38%) HDFS
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) Puppet
2 10 (6.90%) Grafana
3 9 (6.21%) Graylog
3 9 (6.21%) Terraform
4 4 (2.76%) Ansible
5 2 (1.38%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.38%) OpenView
6 1 (0.69%) Kibana
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (6.90%) Splunk
2 8 (5.52%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) VMware
4 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.76%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.76%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.07%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.38%) HP
7 2 (1.38%) Nimsoft
7 2 (1.38%) Sun
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
8 1 (0.69%) webMethods