Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 78 66
Rank change year-on-year -43 -12 +55
Contract jobs citing Spring 115 147 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.76% 2.65% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.28% 10.24% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 99 136
South West median daily rate £425 £403 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +4.21% +3.00%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £315
90th Percentile £576 £575 £494
England median daily rate £513 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +6.77% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South West median hourly rate - £52.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -
England median hourly rate £36.23 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -19.50% +5.88% +1.19%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,831 1,435 1,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.95% 25.86% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,234 918 1,110
South West median daily rate £425 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% +3.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
England median daily rate £485 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +2.54% +11.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 27
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24.05 £33.95 £18.64
90th Percentile £65.85 £54.25 £44.65
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the South West over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in the South West

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -7 59 £450 +12.50% 16
Somerset -12 18 £425 +7.94% 4
Wiltshire -25 17 £425 +14.86% 8
Gloucestershire -16 11 £418 +49.11% 9
Devon -26 8 £530 +13.37% 9
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 114 (99.13%) Java
2 82 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.22%) Spring Boot
4 50 (43.48%) Scrum
5 49 (42.61%) TDD
6 47 (40.87%) JavaScript
7 44 (38.26%) Jenkins
8 42 (36.52%) Maven
9 38 (33.04%) Microservices
10 37 (32.17%) Git (software)
11 35 (30.43%) Docker
12 33 (28.70%) REST
12 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (28.70%) BDD
13 32 (27.83%) RESTful
13 32 (27.83%) JUnit
14 31 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (23.48%) DevOps
15 27 (23.48%) Hibernate
15 27 (23.48%) Java 8
16 26 (22.61%) MVC
16 26 (22.61%) Test Automation
17 24 (20.87%) Linux
18 23 (20.00%) SQL
18 23 (20.00%) AngularJS
19 21 (18.26%) CSS
20 20 (17.39%) HTML
20 20 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 19 (16.52%) Cucumber
21 19 (16.52%) J2EE

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 10 (8.70%) Confluence
2 9 (7.83%) JBoss
3 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.09%) Mule
4 6 (5.22%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.22%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.61%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.74%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Drupal
7 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.91%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.48%) GitHub
4 4 (3.48%) SaaS
4 4 (3.48%) Serverless
5 3 (2.61%) Apigee
6 2 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.74%) npm
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) HTTP
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
3 2 (1.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.96%) MarkLogic
4 7 (6.09%) MySQL
4 7 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.48%) Big Data
8 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.74%) DB2
9 2 (1.74%) Redis
10 1 (0.87%) GIS
10 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (38.26%) Jenkins
2 42 (36.52%) Maven
3 37 (32.17%) Git (software)
4 32 (27.83%) JUnit
5 20 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (16.52%) Cucumber
7 14 (12.17%) JIRA
8 12 (10.43%) Ant
9 11 (9.57%) Hudson
10 10 (8.70%) Subversion
11 7 (6.09%) Eclipse
11 7 (6.09%) Selenium
12 6 (5.22%) Bitbucket
12 6 (5.22%) CruiseControl
12 6 (5.22%) Gradle
13 5 (4.35%) IntelliJ
13 5 (4.35%) TeamCity
14 4 (3.48%) Cobertura
14 4 (3.48%) JMeter
15 3 (2.61%) EasyMock
General
1 7 (6.09%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Back Office
3 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 93 (80.87%) Developer
2 80 (69.57%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Agile Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Scala Developer
5 13 (11.30%) AWS Developer
6 12 (10.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Hybris Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Java Scala Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.74%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.22%) Spring Boot
2 33 (28.70%) REST
3 32 (27.83%) RESTful
4 27 (23.48%) Hibernate
5 23 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 21 (18.26%) CSS
7 20 (17.39%) HTML
8 19 (16.52%) J2EE
9 18 (15.65%) Spring MVC
10 17 (14.78%) Web Services
11 14 (12.17%) JSON
12 13 (11.30%) SOAP
13 12 (10.43%) Guice
13 12 (10.43%) XML
14 11 (9.57%) Django
14 11 (9.57%) Play Framework
14 11 (9.57%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (7.83%) React
16 8 (6.96%) JMS
17 7 (6.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.09%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.35%) User Experience
4 4 (3.48%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.61%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) CentOS
3 4 (3.48%) Unix
4 3 (2.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.48%) Scrum
3 49 (42.61%) TDD
4 38 (33.04%) Microservices
5 33 (28.70%) BDD
6 31 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (23.48%) DevOps
8 26 (22.61%) MVC
8 26 (22.61%) Test Automation
9 19 (16.52%) OO
10 17 (14.78%) Open Source
10 17 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (12.17%) Pair Programming
11 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
12 13 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (10.43%) UML
14 11 (9.57%) Functional Programming
14 11 (9.57%) Kanban
15 10 (8.70%) OWASP
15 10 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 114 (99.13%) Java
2 47 (40.87%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.48%) Java 8
4 23 (20.00%) SQL
5 15 (13.04%) Ruby
6 14 (12.17%) PL/SQL
6 14 (12.17%) Scala
7 9 (7.83%) Python
8 2 (1.74%) C#
8 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.87%) C
9 1 (0.87%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) Perl
9 1 (0.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) HL7
3 2 (1.74%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (30.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) Kubernetes
2 11 (9.57%) Puppet
3 4 (3.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) Kibana
4 2 (1.74%) logstash
4 2 (1.74%) Oozie
5 1 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Google
2 12 (10.43%) Oracle
3 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.35%) Perforce
5 4 (3.48%) hybris
6 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.87%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.87%) VMware