Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +73
Contract jobs citing Spring 167 148 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.60% 7.03% 7.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.14% 17.39% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 103 147
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £331 £333
90th Percentile £535 £558 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +20.00%
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 1,035 851 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.91% 40.43% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 614 789
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £308 £300
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -61.87%
10th Percentile £41.00 £18.75 £9.72
90th Percentile £43.00 £26.25 £13.12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £10.20
% change year-on-year +86.67% +120.59% -74.50%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Java
2 143 (85.63%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (71.26%) Spring Boot
4 104 (62.28%) TDD
5 98 (58.68%) Microservices
6 94 (56.29%) Java 8
7 76 (45.51%) Hibernate
8 69 (41.32%) JavaScript
9 60 (35.93%) Maven
10 58 (34.73%) Git (software)
11 53 (31.74%) Software Engineering
12 51 (30.54%) Test Automation
13 50 (29.94%) BDD
14 49 (29.34%) Jenkins
15 48 (28.74%) NoSQL
16 46 (27.54%) REST
17 44 (26.35%) OO
18 41 (24.55%) Scrum
18 41 (24.55%) RESTful
19 40 (23.95%) Kafka
20 33 (19.76%) SQL
21 31 (18.56%) Docker
22 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (16.17%) Kanban
24 26 (15.57%) Node.js
25 25 (14.97%) Apache
26 24 (14.37%) Linux
27 23 (13.77%) ActiveMQ
27 23 (13.77%) Open Source
28 22 (13.17%) 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 25 (14.97%) Apache
2 16 (9.58%) Confluence
3 7 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (3.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.40%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.59%) Slack
3 8 (4.79%) GitHub
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.80%) PaaS
5 2 (1.20%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.20%) IaaS
5 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.74%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.18%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.58%) MySQL
4 14 (8.38%) Big Data
4 14 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (7.19%) Apache Hive
7 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.79%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.80%) Riak
10 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.60%) Endeca
11 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (35.93%) Maven
2 58 (34.73%) Git (software)
3 49 (29.34%) Jenkins
4 19 (11.38%) JIRA
4 19 (11.38%) JUnit
5 18 (10.78%) Cucumber
6 13 (7.78%) Artifactory
7 11 (6.59%) Jasmine
8 10 (5.99%) Subversion
9 9 (5.39%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.99%) Selenium
11 4 (2.40%) Flyway
11 4 (2.40%) Gradle
11 4 (2.40%) Mockito
11 4 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.80%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.20%) Firebug
13 2 (1.20%) git-flow
13 2 (1.20%) Hamcrest
General
1 8 (4.79%) Banking
2 5 (2.99%) Games
3 3 (1.80%) Finance
4 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (79.64%) Developer
2 128 (76.65%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.57%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Java Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Architect
7 13 (7.78%) Java Software Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.19%) Agile Developer
8 12 (7.19%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Java Architect
9 10 (5.99%) Java Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Java Scala Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Scala Developer
12 3 (1.80%) DevOps Engineer
13 2 (1.20%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (71.26%) Spring Boot
2 76 (45.51%) Hibernate
3 46 (27.54%) REST
4 41 (24.55%) RESTful
5 40 (23.95%) Kafka
6 26 (15.57%) Node.js
7 23 (13.77%) ActiveMQ
8 22 (13.17%) Dropwizard
9 20 (11.98%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (11.38%) HTML
11 16 (9.58%) Spring Security
12 15 (8.98%) SOAP
13 14 (8.38%) Spring Batch
14 13 (7.78%) AngularJS
15 12 (7.19%) XML
16 11 (6.59%) Web Services
17 10 (5.99%) CSS
18 9 (5.39%) HTML5
19 8 (4.79%) J2EE
20 6 (3.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.40%) User Experience
5 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.37%) Linux
2 11 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.40%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) CentOS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (85.63%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (62.28%) TDD
3 98 (58.68%) Microservices
4 53 (31.74%) Software Engineering
5 51 (30.54%) Test Automation
6 50 (29.94%) BDD
7 44 (26.35%) OO
8 41 (24.55%) Scrum
9 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (16.17%) Kanban
11 23 (13.77%) Open Source
12 18 (10.78%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.59%) SFIA
14 10 (5.99%) DevOps
14 10 (5.99%) Integration Testing
15 9 (5.39%) Coaching
16 8 (4.79%) SOA
17 7 (4.19%) E-Commerce
17 7 (4.19%) MVC
17 7 (4.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 167 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (56.29%) Java 8
3 69 (41.32%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.76%) SQL
5 11 (6.59%) Kotlin
6 8 (4.79%) Scala
7 7 (4.19%) Groovy
8 6 (3.59%) Python
9 3 (1.80%) ES6
9 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (18.56%) Docker
2 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Puppet
2 13 (7.78%) Grafana
2 13 (7.78%) Graylog
2 13 (7.78%) Terraform
3 4 (2.40%) Ansible
3 4 (2.40%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.20%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (6.59%) Oracle
1 11 (6.59%) Red Hat
2 8 (4.79%) Splunk
3 6 (3.59%) MuleSoft
3 6 (3.59%) VMware
4 4 (2.40%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.20%) HP
5 2 (1.20%) Nimsoft
6 1 (0.60%) hybris
6 1 (0.60%) IBM