Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 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.

Pivotal Spring Framework
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 64 26
Rank change year-on-year +18 -38 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 63 74 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.09% 3.22% 7.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.70% 9.32% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 158
Leeds median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £390 £375
90th Percentile £530 £525 £527
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
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 496 794 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.19% 34.58% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 592 668
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £533
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £16.86 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.66% -59.86% +86.67%
10th Percentile £16.67 £16.04 £41.00
90th Percentile £66.05 £18.58 £43.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £17.83 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.37% -57.55% +86.67%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, 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 52 (82.54%) Java
2 42 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (39.68%) Java 8
5 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 23 (36.51%) TDD
6 23 (36.51%) Microservices
7 22 (34.92%) Docker
8 21 (33.33%) Kafka
9 17 (26.98%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (25.40%) Kubernetes
10 16 (25.40%) Scrum
11 14 (22.22%) Maven
11 14 (22.22%) JSON
11 14 (22.22%) Kotlin
12 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.63%) SQL
13 12 (19.05%) REST
14 11 (17.46%) Node.js
14 11 (17.46%) Kanban
15 10 (15.87%) Finance
15 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
15 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
16 9 (14.29%) RESTful
16 9 (14.29%) Google
16 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 8 (12.70%) MVC
17 8 (12.70%) API Development
17 8 (12.70%) React

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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) AWS
1 6 (9.52%) GCP
2 5 (7.94%) GitHub
2 5 (7.94%) Slack
3 1 (1.59%) Apigee
3 1 (1.59%) Azure
3 1 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.11%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Maven
2 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
5 5 (7.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (7.94%) Xcode
6 4 (6.35%) Gradle
7 3 (4.76%) Android Studio
7 3 (4.76%) CocoaPods
7 3 (4.76%) JUnit
7 3 (4.76%) Selenium
8 1 (1.59%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.59%) gulp
8 1 (1.59%) jMock
8 1 (1.59%) Mockito
8 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (85.71%) Developer
2 40 (63.49%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.52%) AWS Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Scala Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 21 (33.33%) Kafka
3 17 (26.98%) RabbitMQ
4 14 (22.22%) JSON
5 12 (19.05%) REST
6 11 (17.46%) Node.js
7 9 (14.29%) RESTful
8 8 (12.70%) React
9 6 (9.52%) CSS
9 6 (9.52%) HTML
10 5 (7.94%) Ajax
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
10 5 (7.94%) Django
10 5 (7.94%) Guice
10 5 (7.94%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
11 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Android
1 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 23 (36.51%) Microservices
3 23 (36.51%) TDD
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.46%) Kanban
7 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.70%) API Development
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
10 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.52%) DevOps
11 6 (9.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.52%) SOLID
12 5 (7.94%) Android Development
12 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
12 5 (7.94%) Service Design
12 5 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) Java 8
3 14 (22.22%) Kotlin
4 13 (20.63%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Apple Swift
5 5 (7.94%) Ruby
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
6 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Google
2 6 (9.52%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.94%) Splunk
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle