Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 92 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -41 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 148 116 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.49% 2.28% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.91% 8.66% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 71 133
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +10.53% +2.53%
10th Percentile £408 £300 £313
90th Percentile £538 £495 £490
England median daily rate £513 £490 £460
% change year-on-year +4.59% +6.52% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% -7.89%

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 1,661 1,340 1,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.90% 26.38% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,115 848 966
South West median daily rate £450 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +0.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £274
90th Percentile £625 £563 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 40
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27.45 £28.95 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £49.25 £52.63
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.38 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.64% +3.37% +7.89%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +1 68 £469 +10.29% 12
Wiltshire -29 31 £444 +10.94%
Somerset +23 24 £475 +22.58% 2
Devon -9 10 £450 +2.86%
Gloucestershire -10 10 £485 +33.79% 1
Dorset +7 3 £425 +41.67%
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 143 (96.62%) Java
2 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 66 (44.59%) Hibernate
4 54 (36.49%) Git (software)
5 53 (35.81%) Scrum
6 51 (34.46%) REST
7 50 (33.78%) TDD
8 48 (32.43%) CSS
9 45 (30.41%) Java 8
10 44 (29.73%) MVC
11 43 (29.05%) HTML
12 39 (26.35%) Spring Boot
13 37 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 37 (25.00%) Spring MVC
14 35 (23.65%) RESTful
15 32 (21.62%) SQL
15 32 (21.62%) Web Services
15 32 (21.62%) XML
15 32 (21.62%) Finance
15 32 (21.62%) Maven
16 31 (20.95%) Oracle
16 31 (20.95%) JUnit
17 30 (20.27%) OO
18 29 (19.59%) Linux
18 29 (19.59%) Microservices
19 28 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (18.24%) DevOps
21 26 (17.57%) HTML5

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 24 (16.22%) JBoss
2 22 (14.86%) Confluence
3 13 (8.78%) Apache
4 12 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.05%) Mule
6 5 (3.38%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.38%) Mule ESB
7 4 (2.70%) Jetty
8 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.35%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.35%) Hyperledger
9 2 (1.35%) nginx
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.68%) InVision
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.68%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Quorum
1 2 (1.35%) R3 Corda
1 2 (1.35%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) SaaS
2 3 (2.03%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (1.35%) Serverless
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.68%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) AMQP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) MQTT
3 1 (0.68%) SNMP
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.49%) Relational Database
3 16 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.14%) Hadoop
5 12 (8.11%) DB2
6 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.05%) MySQL
8 5 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.35%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.35%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.35%) Redis
9 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (36.49%) Git (software)
2 37 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 32 (21.62%) Maven
4 31 (20.95%) JUnit
5 23 (15.54%) JIRA
6 22 (14.86%) Eclipse
7 20 (13.51%) Cucumber
8 14 (9.46%) SonarQube
9 13 (8.78%) Hudson
9 13 (8.78%) IntelliJ
9 13 (8.78%) Subversion
10 12 (8.11%) Selenium
11 8 (5.41%) Ant
11 8 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (5.41%) Gerrit
12 6 (4.05%) Gradle
13 5 (3.38%) Bitbucket
13 5 (3.38%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.70%) Bitbucket Server
14 4 (2.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 32 (21.62%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Banking
3 7 (4.73%) Back Office
4 3 (2.03%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (81.76%) Developer
2 97 (65.54%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.46%) Scala Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Agile Developer
5 12 (8.11%) Architect
6 9 (6.08%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.41%) Hybris Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Java Architect
9 6 (4.05%) Backend Developer
9 6 (4.05%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 6 (4.05%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Java Technical Architect
10 5 (3.38%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Java Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.59%) Hibernate
2 51 (34.46%) REST
3 48 (32.43%) CSS
4 43 (29.05%) HTML
5 39 (26.35%) Spring Boot
6 37 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 35 (23.65%) RESTful
8 32 (21.62%) Web Services
8 32 (21.62%) XML
9 26 (17.57%) HTML5
10 24 (16.22%) SOAP
11 21 (14.19%) JSON
12 20 (13.51%) J2EE
13 18 (12.16%) AngularJS
14 17 (11.49%) jQuery
15 15 (10.14%) EJB
15 15 (10.14%) JMS
15 15 (10.14%) Node.js
16 14 (9.46%) JSP
16 14 (9.46%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.03%) Fintech
5 3 (2.03%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.59%) Linux
2 19 (12.84%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.81%) Scrum
3 50 (33.78%) TDD
4 44 (29.73%) MVC
5 30 (20.27%) OO
6 29 (19.59%) Microservices
7 28 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (18.24%) DevOps
9 24 (16.22%) BDD
10 23 (15.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 23 (15.54%) Test Automation
11 18 (12.16%) Kanban
12 16 (10.81%) User Stories
13 15 (10.14%) Pair Programming
14 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
14 13 (8.78%) High Availability
14 13 (8.78%) OWASP
14 13 (8.78%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (8.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 143 (96.62%) Java
2 80 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 45 (30.41%) Java 8
4 32 (21.62%) SQL
5 21 (14.19%) Ruby
6 15 (10.14%) PL/SQL
7 14 (9.46%) Scala
8 11 (7.43%) C
9 10 (6.76%) Python
10 9 (6.08%) C#
11 7 (4.73%) C++
12 4 (2.70%) PHP
13 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.35%) ES6
14 2 (1.35%) ES7
14 2 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.35%) R
14 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.70%) Degree
6 2 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) HL7
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 26 (17.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (13.51%) Ansible
2 9 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.08%) Puppet
3 4 (2.70%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.03%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) Grafana
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) Oracle
2 14 (9.46%) Google
3 8 (5.41%) hybris
4 7 (4.73%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.70%) Perforce
6 3 (2.03%) ATG
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.35%) Adobe
7 2 (1.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.68%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.68%) VMware