Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 16 October 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
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 237 579
Rank change year-on-year +99 +342 +174
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 2,046 1,105 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 1.11% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 3.45% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,558 776 215
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £350
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
UK median hourly rate £33.08 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £101.54 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +174.43% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,957 31,985 32,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.86% 32.24% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,298 22,427 22,354
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 375 382
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Spring Boot as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 16 October 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
England +105 1,921 £500 +5.26% 369
UK excluding London +80 1,019 £450 - 179
London +97 1,010 £525 +5.00% 218
North of England +70 320 £450 - 61
South East +64 298 £500 +4.44% 50
Midlands +63 160 £450 -18.18% 17
Yorkshire +65 153 £431 +4.55% 26
North West +28 142 £474 +5.42% 30
West Midlands +32 108 £450 -18.18% 3
East of England +39 87 £500 +11.11% 14
Scotland +12 60 £420 -2.61% 17
East Midlands +31 48 £413 +3.13% 14
South West -20 45 £450 +12.50% 9
Wales +9 37 £450 - 8
North East +26 25 £450 +5.88% 5
Northern Ireland +21 13 £420 +1.82% 4

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 with a requirement for Spring Boot.

1 1,978 (96.68%) Java
2 1,817 (88.81%) Spring
3 1,342 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
4 1,177 (57.53%) Microservices
5 1,085 (53.03%) Java 8
6 928 (45.36%) TDD
7 715 (34.95%) Docker
8 633 (30.94%) Jenkins
9 612 (29.91%) Git (software)
10 556 (27.17%) JavaScript
11 551 (26.93%) Maven
12 510 (24.93%) Amazon AWS
13 491 (24.00%) RESTful
14 483 (23.61%) Hibernate
15 479 (23.41%) REST
16 469 (22.92%) BDD
17 458 (22.39%) DevOps
18 437 (21.36%) Web Services
19 407 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
20 361 (17.64%) Scrum
21 358 (17.50%) AngularJS
22 323 (15.79%) Kafka
23 309 (15.10%) SQL
24 303 (14.81%) NoSQL
25 288 (14.08%) MongoDB
26 287 (14.03%) Test Automation
27 275 (13.44%) Finance
28 264 (12.90%) Linux
29 250 (12.22%) HTML
30 249 (12.17%) Kubernetes

Spring Boot
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 146 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 87 (4.25%) WebSphere
3 85 (4.15%) Confluence
4 84 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 75 (3.67%) Apache
6 74 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
7 72 (3.52%) Apache Spark
8 54 (2.64%) MQSeries
9 30 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 29 (1.42%) Apache Solr
11 28 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 24 (1.17%) JBoss
13 22 (1.08%) Mule
14 21 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.83%) WordPress
16 14 (0.68%) nginx
16 14 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
17 12 (0.59%) CMS
18 9 (0.44%) ArcGIS
19 8 (0.39%) Anypoint
Applications
1 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.049%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.098%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.049%) Exstream
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 510 (24.93%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.15%) GitHub
4 83 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (2.30%) OpenShift
6 36 (1.76%) Amazon S3
7 32 (1.56%) PaaS
8 29 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (1.42%) Heroku
9 26 (1.27%) npm
10 23 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
11 21 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (1.03%) IaaS
11 21 (1.03%) Serverless
12 20 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
13 19 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (0.93%) SaaS
14 14 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (0.64%) Yarn
16 12 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.93%) HTTP
2 41 (2.00%) SSL
3 36 (1.76%) FTP
4 33 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.27%) DNS
6 17 (0.83%) Kerberos
7 11 (0.54%) Firewall
7 11 (0.54%) SMS
8 7 (0.34%) BIG-IP
8 7 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.34%) MPLS
8 7 (0.34%) Wireless
9 5 (0.24%) AMQP
10 4 (0.20%) DOCSIS
10 4 (0.20%) Internet
10 4 (0.20%) SMTP
11 2 (0.098%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.098%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.098%) Skype
11 2 (0.098%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 288 (14.08%) MongoDB
3 210 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 172 (8.41%) MySQL
5 156 (7.62%) Relational Database
6 140 (6.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 134 (6.55%) SQL Server
8 127 (6.21%) Big Data
9 86 (4.20%) Hadoop
9 86 (4.20%) Redis
10 75 (3.67%) RDBMS
11 58 (2.83%) Couchbase
12 45 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 39 (1.91%) Oracle Database
14 30 (1.47%) HBase
15 20 (0.98%) Apache Hive
16 19 (0.93%) InfluxDB
17 17 (0.83%) Riak
18 13 (0.64%) Endeca
19 12 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 633 (30.94%) Jenkins
2 612 (29.91%) Git (software)
3 551 (26.93%) Maven
4 242 (11.83%) JUnit
5 196 (9.58%) JIRA
6 174 (8.50%) Gradle
7 136 (6.65%) Cucumber
8 114 (5.57%) Mockito
9 109 (5.33%) Selenium
10 97 (4.74%) IntelliJ
11 74 (3.62%) Subversion
12 62 (3.03%) SonarQube
13 59 (2.88%) GitLab
14 57 (2.79%) SoapUI
15 47 (2.30%) DbUnit
16 46 (2.25%) Artifactory
16 46 (2.25%) Bitbucket
17 45 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
18 43 (2.10%) gulp
19 42 (2.05%) jMock
General
1 275 (13.44%) Finance
2 204 (9.97%) Banking
3 77 (3.76%) Games
4 56 (2.74%) Retail
5 33 (1.61%) Front Office
6 27 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.22%) Marketing
8 24 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.88%) Back Office
10 17 (0.83%) Automotive
11 12 (0.59%) Advertising
12 11 (0.54%) Law
13 10 (0.49%) Billing
14 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.34%) Legal
17 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.20%) Electronics
19 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,640 (80.16%) Developer
2 1,455 (71.11%) Java Developer
3 220 (10.75%) Senior Developer
4 208 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 150 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 112 (5.47%) Architect
7 111 (5.43%) AWS Developer
8 107 (5.23%) Agile Developer
8 107 (5.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 107 (5.23%) Lead Developer
9 102 (4.99%) Lead Java Developer
10 98 (4.79%) Java Engineer
11 76 (3.71%) Angular Developer
12 69 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 68 (3.32%) Software Engineer
14 51 (2.49%) Backend Developer
15 50 (2.44%) Java Architect
16 49 (2.39%) Technical Architect
17 47 (2.30%) Java Software Engineer
18 46 (2.25%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,817 (88.81%) Spring
2 491 (24.00%) RESTful
3 483 (23.61%) Hibernate
4 479 (23.41%) REST
5 437 (21.36%) Web Services
6 358 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 323 (15.79%) Kafka
8 250 (12.22%) HTML
9 223 (10.90%) Node.js
10 205 (10.02%) React
11 201 (9.82%) SOAP
12 199 (9.73%) J2EE
13 198 (9.68%) CSS
14 169 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
15 158 (7.72%) JMS
16 148 (7.23%) JSON
17 145 (7.09%) Apache Camel
17 145 (7.09%) HTML5
18 120 (5.87%) Spring MVC
19 113 (5.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 225 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
2 73 (3.57%) User Experience
3 49 (2.39%) Fintech
4 48 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.17%) Cloud Native
9 22 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 17 (0.83%) Online Games
12 14 (0.68%) Equities
12 14 (0.68%) Wiki
13 12 (0.59%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.49%) Derivative
15 10 (0.49%) NHS
15 10 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
16 9 (0.44%) DataPower
16 9 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 264 (12.90%) Linux
2 116 (5.67%) Unix
3 27 (1.32%) CentOS
3 27 (1.32%) Windows
4 22 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 16 (0.78%) Android
7 11 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.54%) Solaris
8 6 (0.29%) VMS
9 3 (0.15%) AIX
9 3 (0.15%) HPUX
9 3 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.098%) Debian
11 1 (0.049%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,342 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,177 (57.53%) Microservices
3 928 (45.36%) TDD
4 469 (22.92%) BDD
5 458 (22.39%) DevOps
6 407 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
7 361 (17.64%) Scrum
8 287 (14.03%) Test Automation
9 211 (10.31%) Software Engineering
10 192 (9.38%) MVC
11 187 (9.14%) Kanban
12 174 (8.50%) OO
13 164 (8.02%) Open Source
14 136 (6.65%) SOA
15 133 (6.50%) E-Commerce
16 125 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 122 (5.96%) Unit Testing
18 109 (5.33%) Pair Programming
19 94 (4.59%) Problem-Solving
20 90 (4.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,978 (96.68%) Java
2 1,085 (53.03%) Java 8
3 556 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 309 (15.10%) SQL
5 136 (6.65%) Python
6 119 (5.82%) Scala
7 90 (4.40%) ES6
8 74 (3.62%) Java 9
9 70 (3.42%) TypeScript
10 60 (2.93%) Groovy
11 48 (2.35%) Ruby
12 45 (2.20%) Kotlin
12 45 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 38 (1.86%) C#
13 38 (1.86%) Perl
14 21 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 18 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 17 (0.83%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.54%) PHP
18 10 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 135 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 110 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 65 (3.18%) Degree
4 32 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 32 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.39%) BC Cleared
5 8 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.29%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.098%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.049%) PhD
10 1 (0.049%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.049%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.67%) QA
2 14 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.39%) PMO
4 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.24%) GDPR
4 5 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 715 (34.95%) Docker
2 33 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 30 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.47%) vSphere
4 16 (0.78%) HDFS
5 7 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.24%) etcd
7 3 (0.15%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.098%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 249 (12.17%) Kubernetes
2 134 (6.55%) Ansible
3 115 (5.62%) Puppet
4 113 (5.52%) Terraform
5 51 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (2.20%) Mesos
7 41 (2.00%) Kibana
8 40 (1.96%) Marathon
9 39 (1.91%) Consul
10 38 (1.86%) logstash
11 28 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
12 27 (1.32%) Grafana
13 25 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
14 23 (1.12%) Nagios
15 20 (0.98%) Uchiwa
15 20 (0.98%) ZABBIX
16 19 (0.93%) Pingdom
17 13 (0.64%) linkerd
18 9 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
19 8 (0.39%) Graylog
Vendors
1 176 (8.60%) Oracle
2 53 (2.59%) Google
3 47 (2.30%) IBM
4 36 (1.76%) Microsoft
5 34 (1.66%) MuleSoft
6 33 (1.61%) AppDynamics
7 31 (1.52%) Adobe
7 31 (1.52%) New Relic
7 31 (1.52%) VMware
8 28 (1.37%) Splunk
9 27 (1.32%) Apigee
10 24 (1.17%) hybris
11 23 (1.12%) WSO2
12 22 (1.08%) Red Hat
13 19 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 19 (0.93%) PagerDuty
14 15 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.68%) Sybase
16 12 (0.59%) Dynatrace
16 12 (0.59%) Solace