Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 35 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 86 166 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.56% 6.54% 6.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 15.53% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 147 120
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £349
90th Percentile £578 £535 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
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 707 1,069 918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.51% 42.10% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 779 691
Leeds median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £331 £313 £308
90th Percentile £575 £527 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £16.86 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.66% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £17.41 -
% change year-on-year -3.16% - -

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019, 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 81 (94.19%) Java
2 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (70.93%) Spring Boot
4 48 (55.81%) Git (software)
5 47 (54.65%) Maven
6 46 (53.49%) Jenkins
7 45 (52.33%) Scrum
8 43 (50.00%) Kanban
9 42 (48.84%) REST
10 40 (46.51%) Test Automation
11 37 (43.02%) Confluence
11 37 (43.02%) JIRA
11 37 (43.02%) GitHub
12 36 (41.86%) Splunk
12 36 (41.86%) Java 8
13 33 (38.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 33 (38.37%) JSON
14 32 (37.21%) Node.js
15 31 (36.05%) SQL
16 30 (34.88%) AppDynamics
17 29 (33.72%) Slack
17 29 (33.72%) Microservices
18 27 (31.40%) Docker
18 27 (31.40%) Mobile App
19 26 (30.23%) User Experience
20 25 (29.07%) iOS Development
20 25 (29.07%) Apple iOS
21 24 (27.91%) React
21 24 (27.91%) Hibernate
22 23 (26.74%) JavaScript

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 37 (43.02%) Confluence
2 11 (12.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (12.79%) Mule
3 7 (8.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (6.98%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.16%) FileNet
7 1 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.02%) GitHub
2 29 (33.72%) Slack
3 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.49%) Kong
6 3 (3.49%) npm
7 2 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.65%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) Redis
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (55.81%) Git (software)
2 47 (54.65%) Maven
3 46 (53.49%) Jenkins
4 37 (43.02%) JIRA
5 33 (38.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (23.26%) Mockito
7 18 (20.93%) Xcode
8 15 (17.44%) JUnit
9 14 (16.28%) Selenium
10 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
11 6 (6.98%) Artifactory
11 6 (6.98%) GitLab
12 4 (4.65%) gulp
13 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
14 1 (1.16%) CircleCI
14 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
14 1 (1.16%) git-flow
14 1 (1.16%) Grunt
14 1 (1.16%) Subversion
14 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (16.28%) Banking
2 12 (13.95%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (74.42%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.93%) iOS Developer
4 7 (8.14%) DBA
5 6 (6.98%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 6 (6.98%) React Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.49%) iOS Android Developer
8 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Architect
9 2 (2.33%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (70.93%) Spring Boot
2 42 (48.84%) REST
3 33 (38.37%) JSON
4 32 (37.21%) Node.js
5 24 (27.91%) Hibernate
5 24 (27.91%) React
6 16 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (15.12%) Web Services
8 12 (13.95%) Kafka
9 11 (12.79%) CSS
9 11 (12.79%) HTML
10 10 (11.63%) Apache Camel
10 10 (11.63%) Enzyme
10 10 (11.63%) Express
10 10 (11.63%) Jest
10 10 (11.63%) SOAP
10 10 (11.63%) WireMock
11 8 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (9.30%) J2EE
12 7 (8.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Mobile App
2 26 (30.23%) User Experience
3 8 (9.30%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) NHS
6 2 (2.33%) CMDB
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Apple iOS
2 14 (16.28%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.33%) Scrum
3 43 (50.00%) Kanban
4 40 (46.51%) Test Automation
5 29 (33.72%) Microservices
6 25 (29.07%) iOS Development
7 17 (19.77%) TDD
8 16 (18.60%) DevOps
9 14 (16.28%) Android Development
10 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (12.79%) Migration
11 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.47%) MVC
13 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
14 7 (8.14%) BDD
14 7 (8.14%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.14%) Web Development
15 6 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
16 4 (4.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (94.19%) Java
2 36 (41.86%) Java 8
3 31 (36.05%) SQL
4 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.93%) Apple Swift
6 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.49%) ES6
7 3 (3.49%) Scala
8 2 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 27 (31.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.33%) Terraform
3 1 (1.16%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) Grafana
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Splunk
2 30 (34.88%) AppDynamics
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.14%) Adobe
5 6 (6.98%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.49%) F5
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.16%) Google
8 1 (1.16%) hybris
8 1 (1.16%) Veracode
8 1 (1.16%) webMethods
8 1 (1.16%) Xamarin