Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 December 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.

Spring Boot
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 131 203
Rank change year-on-year +26 +72 +50
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 126 81 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.10% 1.43% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.24% 4.44% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 57 10
North West median daily rate £465 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +13.92% -
10th Percentile £391 £342 £300
90th Percentile £556 £505 £444
England median daily rate £510 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.04 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -16.98% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,020 1,826 1,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.67% 32.23% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,395 1,257 1,335
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.14%
10th Percentile £11.64 £18.75 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.90
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Spring Boot as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in the North West

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring Boot in the North West

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in the North West

Spring Boot
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Manchester +9 74 £450 +5.88% 16
Cheshire -2 24 £440 -2.22% 6
Lancashire -1 19 £538 +29.52% 3
Merseyside -7 8 £400 -13.51% 1
Spring Boot
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Spring Boot.

1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 117 (92.86%) Spring
3 101 (80.16%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (74.60%) Java 8
5 66 (52.38%) TDD
6 50 (39.68%) Microservices
7 45 (35.71%) DevOps
8 42 (33.33%) BDD
8 42 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (30.16%) SOA
10 37 (29.37%) Spring Security
11 36 (28.57%) Hibernate
12 34 (26.98%) Scrum
13 28 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 27 (21.43%) Test Automation
15 26 (20.63%) Web Services
16 25 (19.84%) JavaScript
16 25 (19.84%) Dropwizard
17 24 (19.05%) SQL
18 22 (17.46%) Jenkins
19 21 (16.67%) RESTful
19 21 (16.67%) Pair Programming
20 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
21 19 (15.08%) Kanban
22 18 (14.29%) IntelliJ
22 18 (14.29%) Docker
23 17 (13.49%) REST
24 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
25 14 (11.11%) API Development
25 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

Spring Boot
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.17%) Confluence
3 3 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) Mule
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.79%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (7.14%) SaaS
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.38%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.59%) GitHub
6 2 (1.59%) npm
6 2 (1.59%) Slack
6 2 (1.59%) Yarn
7 1 (0.79%) Apigee
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.56%) MySQL
4 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.97%) Big Data
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.38%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.46%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 12 (9.52%) JUnit
5 8 (6.35%) Maven
5 8 (6.35%) Mockito
6 6 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.76%) Gradle
6 6 (4.76%) Selenium
7 4 (3.17%) JIRA
8 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.59%) Hudson
8 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.59%) Subversion
8 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.79%) Grunt
9 1 (0.79%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.79%) Spock
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Banking
3 2 (1.59%) Front Office
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (73.02%) Developer
2 90 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.05%) Agile Developer
3 24 (19.05%) Agile Java Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (11.90%) AWS Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Java Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Senior Java Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.17%) Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (92.86%) Spring
2 37 (29.37%) Spring Security
3 36 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 26 (20.63%) Web Services
5 25 (19.84%) Dropwizard
6 21 (16.67%) RESTful
7 17 (13.49%) REST
8 12 (9.52%) Node.js
8 12 (9.52%) React
9 11 (8.73%) HTML
10 9 (7.14%) CSS
11 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.56%) J2EE
12 7 (5.56%) JSON
13 6 (4.76%) Kafka
14 5 (3.97%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (3.97%) Gherkin
14 5 (3.97%) jQuery
14 5 (3.97%) JSP
15 4 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Wiki
2 10 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Fintech
5 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.35%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (80.16%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (52.38%) TDD
3 50 (39.68%) Microservices
4 45 (35.71%) DevOps
5 42 (33.33%) BDD
6 38 (30.16%) SOA
7 34 (26.98%) Scrum
8 27 (21.43%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
11 19 (15.08%) Kanban
12 14 (11.11%) API Development
12 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.52%) Refactoring
14 11 (8.73%) Technical Leadership
15 10 (7.94%) API Design
16 9 (7.14%) B2B
16 9 (7.14%) Functional Testing
16 9 (7.14%) Monetization
16 9 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (74.60%) Java 8
3 25 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.05%) SQL
5 13 (10.32%) Python
6 2 (1.59%) C#
6 2 (1.59%) ES6
6 2 (1.59%) Groovy
6 2 (1.59%) Java 9
6 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) Puppet
2 11 (8.73%) Ansible
2 11 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.94%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.97%) Terraform
5 2 (1.59%) Grafana
5 2 (1.59%) Graylog
6 1 (0.79%) Kibana
6 1 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle
2 4 (3.17%) Google
3 3 (2.38%) Adobe
4 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.59%) hybris
5 1 (0.79%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.79%) Facebook
5 1 (0.79%) OpenText
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter