Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 204 134
Rank change year-on-year +86 -70 +89
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 902 961 1,989
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 1.32% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.05% 4.38% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 713 1,599
Median daily rate £495 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £351 £413 £400
90th Percentile £638 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £33.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% -51.63% -26.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £33.08
% change year-on-year - -51.63% -26.49%

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 12,790 21,961 33,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.51% 30.12% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,996 15,422 24,070
Median daily rate £485 £495 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +3.13% +3.78%
10th Percentile £315 £330 £325
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.50% +5.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 200 269
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.54% +4.61%
10th Percentile £25.00 £17.11 £17.45
90th Percentile £63.30 £78.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.54% +4.61%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spring Boot.

Daily rate trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spring Boot.

Hourly rate trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Top 17 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 21 January 2021. 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 +83 729 £500 -4.76% 237
London +44 461 £525 -4.55% 118
UK excluding London +113 313 £450 -5.26% 145
Work from Home -7 261 £495 -15.53% 62
North of England +54 114 £465 -4.62% 59
Yorkshire +34 75 £450 -7.69% 13
Scotland +46 61 £400 -15.79% 12
South East +118 34 £300 -40.59% 24
South West +90 34 £490 -2.00% 18
North West +42 31 £468 -1.58% 37
Midlands +48 30 £428 +0.35% 11
East of England +75 27 £500 - 7
West Midlands +34 19 £428 -4.89% 6
Northern Ireland +17 12 £431 -9.26% 3
East Midlands +27 9 £514 +28.44% 5
North East +35 8 £500 +11.11% 9
Wales +15 1 - - 12

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 868 (96.23%) Java
2 775 (85.92%) Spring
3 557 (61.75%) Microservices
4 512 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 375 (41.57%) Java 8
6 344 (38.14%) Jenkins
7 319 (35.37%) Git (software)
8 311 (34.48%) AWS
9 270 (29.93%) Docker
10 240 (26.61%) Maven
11 235 (26.05%) REST
12 229 (25.39%) DevOps
12 229 (25.39%) Kubernetes
13 221 (24.50%) JavaScript
14 212 (23.50%) Finance
15 207 (22.95%) Scrum
15 207 (22.95%) TDD
15 207 (22.95%) SQL
16 197 (21.84%) React
17 191 (21.18%) Kafka
18 181 (20.07%) Node.js
19 173 (19.18%) Test Automation
20 165 (18.29%) JIRA
21 147 (16.30%) Banking
22 145 (16.08%) Python
23 141 (15.63%) JSON
24 126 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
25 124 (13.75%) BDD
26 123 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
27 121 (13.41%) AngularJS

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
1 113 (12.53%) Confluence
2 76 (8.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 56 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (4.43%) JBoss
4 40 (4.43%) Mule
5 28 (3.10%) Red Hat Fuse
5 28 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 27 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.66%) Camunda
9 14 (1.55%) Apache
10 10 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (1.11%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.89%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.67%) Jetty
13 4 (0.44%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.44%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 3 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Sketch
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.22%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.22%) RMDS
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 311 (34.48%) AWS
2 116 (12.86%) Azure
3 97 (10.75%) GitHub
4 72 (7.98%) Slack
5 63 (6.98%) GCP
6 48 (5.32%) OpenShift
7 44 (4.88%) PaaS
8 43 (4.77%) Apigee
9 42 (4.66%) Serverless
10 31 (3.44%) Amazon S3
10 31 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (3.44%) IaaS
11 28 (3.10%) Amazon ECS
11 28 (3.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 28 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
13 17 (1.88%) Kong
13 17 (1.88%) SaaS
14 14 (1.55%) AWS Fargate
15 10 (1.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.77%) HTTP
2 12 (1.33%) SSL
3 5 (0.55%) FTP
4 4 (0.44%) SSH
5 3 (0.33%) AMQP
5 3 (0.33%) DNS
5 3 (0.33%) Internet
5 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.22%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.22%) WebEx
7 1 (0.11%) DAB
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
2 98 (10.86%) NoSQL
3 72 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 55 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 54 (5.99%) MySQL
6 33 (3.66%) Redis
7 27 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.88%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
10 19 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.77%) Hazelcast
12 15 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.66%) Big Data
13 13 (1.44%) SQL Server
14 10 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.11%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
16 6 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 344 (38.14%) Jenkins
2 319 (35.37%) Git (software)
3 240 (26.61%) Maven
4 165 (18.29%) JIRA
5 120 (13.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 105 (11.64%) JUnit
7 79 (8.76%) GitLab
8 60 (6.65%) Mockito
9 59 (6.54%) SonarQube
10 58 (6.43%) Gradle
11 48 (5.32%) Android Studio
12 41 (4.55%) CocoaPods
12 41 (4.55%) IntelliJ
12 41 (4.55%) Xcode
13 36 (3.99%) Artifactory
14 34 (3.77%) Cucumber
15 27 (2.99%) gulp
16 23 (2.55%) Selenium
17 21 (2.33%) Eclipse
18 16 (1.77%) Subversion
General
1 212 (23.50%) Finance
2 147 (16.30%) Banking
3 86 (9.53%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.55%) Front Office
5 15 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.55%) Retail
6 14 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.55%) Electronics
9 5 (0.55%) Marketing
10 4 (0.44%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 614 (68.07%) Developer
2 441 (48.89%) Java Developer
3 114 (12.64%) Senior Developer
4 95 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 90 (9.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 69 (7.65%) Java Engineer
7 65 (7.21%) Architect
8 60 (6.65%) AWS Developer
9 39 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 32 (3.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 27 (2.99%) Software Developer
12 26 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (2.77%) Angular Developer
14 24 (2.66%) Backend Developer
14 24 (2.66%) Technical Leader
15 23 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 23 (2.55%) React Developer
16 22 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
16 22 (2.44%) Lead Developer
17 17 (1.88%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 775 (85.92%) Spring
2 235 (26.05%) REST
3 197 (21.84%) React
4 191 (21.18%) Kafka
5 181 (20.07%) Node.js
6 141 (15.63%) JSON
7 121 (13.41%) AngularJS
8 118 (13.08%) RESTful
9 107 (11.86%) Web Services
10 92 (10.20%) HTML
11 79 (8.76%) CSS
12 78 (8.65%) Hibernate
13 72 (7.98%) RabbitMQ
14 65 (7.21%) Apache Camel
15 56 (6.21%) XML
16 54 (5.99%) HTML5
16 54 (5.99%) SOAP
17 53 (5.88%) J2EE
18 48 (5.32%) JPA
19 44 (4.88%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 82 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 65 (7.21%) User Experience
3 32 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.99%) Cloud Native
5 21 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.11%) DataPower
8 18 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.44%) Clustering
9 13 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.89%) Market Risk
13 8 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.78%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.78%) NHS
15 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 91 (10.09%) Linux
2 54 (5.99%) Android
3 48 (5.32%) Unix
4 45 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.55%) Windows
6 19 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.33%) CentOS
8 3 (0.33%) Debian
8 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (61.75%) Microservices
2 512 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (25.39%) DevOps
4 207 (22.95%) Scrum
4 207 (22.95%) TDD
5 173 (19.18%) Test Automation
6 126 (13.97%) Continuous Delivery
7 124 (13.75%) BDD
8 123 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 116 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 109 (12.08%) Kanban
11 81 (8.98%) Unit Testing
12 80 (8.87%) OO
13 67 (7.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 67 (7.43%) Multithreading
14 66 (7.32%) Pair Programming
15 63 (6.98%) SDLC
16 60 (6.65%) API Development
17 59 (6.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 53 (5.88%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 868 (96.23%) Java
2 375 (41.57%) Java 8
3 221 (24.50%) JavaScript
4 207 (22.95%) SQL
5 145 (16.08%) Python
6 98 (10.86%) Kotlin
7 43 (4.77%) Scala
8 42 (4.66%) Apple Swift
9 38 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 38 (4.21%) Shell Script
10 37 (4.10%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.88%) Go
12 23 (2.55%) ES6
13 20 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.44%) Perl
15 10 (1.11%) Groovy
16 8 (0.89%) Java 9
17 4 (0.44%) C
17 4 (0.44%) C++
17 4 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (12.53%) Security Cleared
2 89 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.33%) Degree
4 14 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.33%) AWS Certification
6 11 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.89%) ISEB
7 8 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.78%) OCPJP
8 7 (0.78%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.66%) QA
2 8 (0.89%) WCAG
3 4 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.33%) PMO
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS
6 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 270 (29.93%) Docker
2 6 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.33%) HDFS
4 2 (0.22%) KVM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 229 (25.39%) Kubernetes
2 79 (8.76%) Terraform
3 43 (4.77%) Prometheus
4 42 (4.66%) Ansible
5 18 (2.00%) Grafana
6 11 (1.22%) Kibana
7 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.89%) Puppet
9 6 (0.67%) Zipkin
10 5 (0.55%) Salt
11 3 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.33%) logstash
12 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.22%) vRealize
13 1 (0.11%) linkerd
13 1 (0.11%) Rancher
13 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 90 (9.98%) Oracle
2 89 (9.87%) AppDynamics
3 87 (9.65%) Splunk
4 52 (5.76%) MuleSoft
5 33 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 31 (3.44%) Microsoft
7 28 (3.10%) webMethods
8 21 (2.33%) IBM
9 18 (2.00%) Confluent
10 16 (1.77%) BEA
11 15 (1.66%) Google
11 15 (1.66%) WSO2
12 14 (1.55%) Axway
12 14 (1.55%) Informatica
12 14 (1.55%) SAP
13 13 (1.44%) Atlassian
13 13 (1.44%) TIBCO
14 12 (1.33%) Talend
15 10 (1.11%) Bloomberg
15 10 (1.11%) Dell