Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 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.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 137 242
Rank change year-on-year -65 +105 +351
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,166 2,022 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.98% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 5.66% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 1,538 764
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £363
90th Percentile £658 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.08 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% -10.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £101.54 £37.00
% change year-on-year -65.53% +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 26,513 35,698 31,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.04% 34.93% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,422 25,121 22,215
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £311
90th Percentile £650 £635 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 330 375
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.52 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +3.79% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.26 £15.24 £18.60
90th Percentile £67.50 £58.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.25% +11.11%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 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
England -71 1,049 £513 +2.50% 254
London -30 651 £550 +4.76% 163
UK excluding London -86 505 £475 +5.56% 115
North of England -39 167 £475 +5.56% 48
South East -96 108 £500 - 15
Yorkshire -5 100 £475 +8.57% 18
Scotland +44 86 £475 +11.76% 12
North West -49 62 £438 -7.83% 28
East of England +1 55 £475 -5.00% 8
Midlands -58 38 £450 - 9
South West -24 29 £438 -1.41% 11
West Midlands -40 27 £450 - 5
Wales +14 19 £734 +61.02% 10
East Midlands -6 11 £513 +24.24% 4
North East 0 5 £500 +11.11% 2
Northern Ireland -3 4 £350 -16.67% 3

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 1,116 (95.71%) Java
2 1,000 (85.76%) Spring
3 710 (60.89%) Microservices
4 668 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
5 523 (44.85%) Java 8
6 422 (36.19%) Docker
7 414 (35.51%) AWS
8 412 (35.33%) TDD
9 331 (28.39%) Jenkins
10 328 (28.13%) Git (software)
11 308 (26.42%) DevOps
12 291 (24.96%) REST
13 264 (22.64%) JavaScript
14 246 (21.10%) AngularJS
15 244 (20.93%) Maven
16 241 (20.67%) BDD
17 240 (20.58%) SQL
18 231 (19.81%) Scrum
19 205 (17.58%) RESTful
20 195 (16.72%) Finance
20 195 (16.72%) JUnit
21 189 (16.21%) Banking
21 189 (16.21%) Kubernetes
22 181 (15.52%) Node.js
23 179 (15.35%) Kafka
24 176 (15.09%) React
25 175 (15.01%) HTML
26 152 (13.04%) Web Services
27 151 (12.95%) Linux
28 149 (12.78%) Azure

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 88 (7.55%) Confluence
2 61 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (4.12%) Apache Spark
4 41 (3.52%) Tomcat
5 38 (3.26%) Apache Solr
5 38 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 31 (2.66%) Apache
7 25 (2.14%) JBoss
7 25 (2.14%) Jetty
8 24 (2.06%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.89%) Magnolia
10 17 (1.46%) Mule
10 17 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.37%) Alfresco
12 11 (0.94%) CMS
13 9 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (0.77%) WildFly
14 8 (0.69%) nginx
15 7 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.43%) Magento
3 4 (0.34%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.17%) Quorum
4 2 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.17%) Ripple XRP
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.086%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 414 (35.51%) AWS
2 149 (12.78%) Azure
3 89 (7.63%) GitHub
4 57 (4.89%) Serverless
5 55 (4.72%) GCP
6 52 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (4.20%) OpenShift
8 45 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
9 37 (3.17%) Amazon S3
9 37 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (3.09%) Slack
11 31 (2.66%) npm
12 27 (2.32%) PaaS
13 25 (2.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 18 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
15 16 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
16 14 (1.20%) Google Docs
17 13 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.43%) HTTP
2 29 (2.49%) FTP
3 17 (1.46%) DNS
4 16 (1.37%) SSL
5 14 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.03%) Skype
7 11 (0.94%) Internet
8 9 (0.77%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.26%) SSH
11 2 (0.17%) AMQP
11 2 (0.17%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.17%) SNMP
12 1 (0.086%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.086%) Firewall
12 1 (0.086%) MPLS
12 1 (0.086%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.92%) NoSQL
2 115 (9.86%) MySQL
3 108 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 76 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 54 (4.63%) SQL Server
7 43 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 43 (3.69%) Big Data
8 42 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 37 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 35 (3.00%) Redis
11 32 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (1.80%) MariaDB
14 15 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.20%) HBase
16 13 (1.11%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.69%) Impala
17 8 (0.69%) Parquet
18 5 (0.43%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 331 (28.39%) Jenkins
2 328 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 244 (20.93%) Maven
4 195 (16.72%) JUnit
5 128 (10.98%) JIRA
6 120 (10.29%) Gradle
7 93 (7.98%) Mockito
8 82 (7.03%) Cucumber
9 78 (6.69%) Selenium
10 57 (4.89%) SonarQube
10 57 (4.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 38 (3.26%) IntelliJ
11 38 (3.26%) Subversion
12 35 (3.00%) GitLab
13 29 (2.49%) gulp
14 27 (2.32%) SoapUI
15 25 (2.14%) Eclipse
16 23 (1.97%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.89%) Spock
18 18 (1.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 195 (16.72%) Finance
2 189 (16.21%) Banking
3 66 (5.66%) Public Sector
4 33 (2.83%) Front Office
5 30 (2.57%) Retail
6 22 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.72%) Games
8 9 (0.77%) Legal
8 9 (0.77%) Marketing
8 9 (0.77%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.51%) Automotive
10 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.43%) Publishing
12 4 (0.34%) Electronics
12 4 (0.34%) Law
12 4 (0.34%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.26%) Back Office
13 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 904 (77.53%) Developer
2 737 (63.21%) Java Developer
3 156 (13.38%) Senior Developer
4 132 (11.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 129 (11.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 64 (5.49%) Java Engineer
6 64 (5.49%) React Developer
7 62 (5.32%) AWS Developer
8 53 (4.55%) Architect
8 53 (4.55%) Backend Developer
9 48 (4.12%) Angular Developer
10 41 (3.52%) Agile Developer
10 41 (3.52%) Agile Java Developer
11 35 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 33 (2.83%) Lead Developer
13 29 (2.49%) Technical Leader
14 27 (2.32%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.06%) Java Developer - Fintech
16 23 (1.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 21 (1.80%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,000 (85.76%) Spring
2 291 (24.96%) REST
3 246 (21.10%) AngularJS
4 205 (17.58%) RESTful
5 181 (15.52%) Node.js
6 179 (15.35%) Kafka
7 176 (15.09%) React
8 175 (15.01%) HTML
9 152 (13.04%) Web Services
10 147 (12.61%) CSS
11 137 (11.75%) Hibernate
12 133 (11.41%) JSON
13 110 (9.43%) HTML5
14 109 (9.35%) SOAP
15 93 (7.98%) JPA
16 92 (7.89%) J2EE
17 76 (6.52%) Redux
18 74 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
19 71 (6.09%) CSS3
19 71 (6.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (5.92%) User Experience
3 55 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.32%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 21 (1.80%) Cloud Native
8 21 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
11 13 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.03%) Online Games
13 10 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.77%) NHS
15 7 (0.60%) Derivative
15 7 (0.60%) Equities
15 7 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 151 (12.95%) Linux
2 71 (6.09%) Unix
3 35 (3.00%) CentOS
4 22 (1.89%) Android
5 20 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.86%) Windows
7 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (60.89%) Microservices
2 668 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
3 412 (35.33%) TDD
4 308 (26.42%) DevOps
5 241 (20.67%) BDD
6 231 (19.81%) Scrum
7 142 (12.18%) Test Automation
8 120 (10.29%) Kanban
9 119 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 84 (7.20%) Pair Programming
12 83 (7.12%) OO
13 81 (6.95%) MVC
14 76 (6.52%) Fintech
15 73 (6.26%) Open Source
16 70 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (5.83%) Unit Testing
18 67 (5.75%) SOA
19 63 (5.40%) E-Commerce
20 61 (5.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,116 (95.71%) Java
2 523 (44.85%) Java 8
3 264 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 240 (20.58%) SQL
5 84 (7.20%) TypeScript
6 74 (6.35%) Python
7 69 (5.92%) ES6
8 60 (5.15%) Scala
9 42 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 32 (2.74%) Groovy
11 27 (2.32%) Kotlin
12 26 (2.23%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.80%) C#
13 21 (1.80%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.63%) Ruby
15 18 (1.54%) Java 9
16 17 (1.46%) ES7
17 13 (1.11%) Perl
18 12 (1.03%) Apple Swift
19 8 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 97 (8.32%) Security Cleared
2 70 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.52%) Degree
4 17 (1.46%) OCPJP
5 16 (1.37%) Sun Certification
6 12 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.086%) CEH
10 1 (0.086%) CISM
10 1 (0.086%) CISSP
10 1 (0.086%) GIAC
10 1 (0.086%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.46%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.086%) PSD2
System Software
1 422 (36.19%) Docker
2 9 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.77%) vSphere
3 8 (0.69%) HDFS
4 7 (0.60%) Postfix
5 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.26%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.26%) OpenDJ
6 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.086%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 189 (16.21%) Kubernetes
2 70 (6.00%) Terraform
3 55 (4.72%) Ansible
4 26 (2.23%) Puppet
5 17 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (1.20%) Kibana
7 13 (1.11%) linkerd
7 13 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.86%) Cobbler
8 10 (0.86%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.69%) Grafana
9 8 (0.69%) logstash
10 7 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.60%) Mesos
11 6 (0.51%) Consul
12 5 (0.43%) Graphite
12 5 (0.43%) Nagios
13 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.34%) StatsD
14 3 (0.26%) Marathon
Vendors
1 113 (9.69%) Oracle
2 50 (4.29%) Google
3 38 (3.26%) Red Hat
4 31 (2.66%) Splunk
5 28 (2.40%) AppDynamics
6 25 (2.14%) MuleSoft
7 19 (1.63%) IBM
8 16 (1.37%) Sun
9 12 (1.03%) Microsoft
9 12 (1.03%) SAP
9 12 (1.03%) VMware
10 10 (0.86%) Adobe
10 10 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.86%) Blue Coat
10 10 (0.86%) F5
10 10 (0.86%) hybris
10 10 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.69%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.51%) Informatica
12 6 (0.51%) TIBCO