Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 121 216
Rank change year-on-year -1 +95 -82
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,909 769 1,054
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.13% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.30% 6.93% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,327 542 767
10th Percentile £420 £356 £414
25th Percentile £475 £416 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £556 £588
90th Percentile £738 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £70.00 £42.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% +162.50% -51.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.00 - £16.00

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 26,146 11,089 24,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.55% 30.72% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,939 7,893 17,495
10th Percentile £375 £313 £331
25th Percentile £440 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £495
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.21%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £431 £445
% change year-on-year +10.16% -3.10% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 106 244
10th Percentile £20.00 £24.50 £17.88
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.03 £27.50
Median hourly rate £49.27 £44.25 £44.02
Median % change year-on-year +11.34% +0.52% +6.00%
75th Percentile £63.72 £55.00 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.08 £62.64 £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +2.24%

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 29 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 29 November 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 -14 1,421 £550 +10.00% 382
London -10 901 £600 +15.38% 227
Work from Home +2 679 £555 +15.63% 108
UK excluding London -22 526 £500 +11.11% 183
North of England -63 131 £500 +5.26% 72
Scotland -8 100 £463 +12.80% 20
East of England +4 95 £516 +3.25% 14
North West -28 66 £500 +6.95% 39
Midlands -37 63 £500 +20.77% 29
South East -55 62 £500 +42.86% 19
South West -39 51 £517 +2.38% 18
West Midlands -23 50 £493 +31.16% 24
Yorkshire -73 45 £525 +16.67% 28
North East +2 20 £613 +22.50% 5
Wales - 15 £536 - 7
East Midlands -32 12 £512 +24.38% 5
Northern Ireland -3 9 £475 +10.21% 4

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 1,869 (97.90%) Java
2 1,618 (84.76%) Spring
3 1,183 (61.97%) Microservices
4 1,032 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
5 655 (34.31%) Jenkins
6 642 (33.63%) Docker
7 550 (28.81%) AWS
8 539 (28.23%) Java 8
9 531 (27.82%) Git (software)
10 528 (27.66%) Kubernetes
11 521 (27.29%) TDD
12 490 (25.67%) SQL
13 472 (24.72%) DevOps
14 437 (22.89%) JavaScript
15 412 (21.58%) Maven
16 411 (21.53%) REST
17 397 (20.80%) Software Engineering
18 382 (20.01%) Finance
19 366 (19.17%) Scrum
20 347 (18.18%) Oracle
21 330 (17.29%) React
22 325 (17.02%) Kafka
23 307 (16.08%) Test Automation
24 305 (15.98%) Banking
24 305 (15.98%) NoSQL
25 304 (15.92%) RESTful
26 302 (15.82%) BDD
27 262 (13.72%) MongoDB
28 259 (13.57%) Node.js
29 256 (13.41%) 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
1 160 (8.38%) Confluence
2 69 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 68 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 48 (2.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 43 (2.25%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.78%) Apache
8 32 (1.68%) JBoss
9 18 (0.94%) Camunda
10 16 (0.84%) Mule
11 14 (0.73%) nginx
12 11 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.52%) CMS
13 10 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.37%) Jetty
14 7 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
16 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.26%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.052%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 550 (28.81%) AWS
2 256 (13.41%) Azure
3 140 (7.33%) GCP
4 98 (5.13%) OpenShift
5 95 (4.98%) GitHub
6 93 (4.87%) Serverless
7 68 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
8 62 (3.25%) Amazon S3
9 56 (2.93%) Apigee
10 46 (2.41%) Kong
11 45 (2.36%) PaaS
11 45 (2.36%) SaaS
12 40 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
13 32 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
14 31 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
17 16 (0.84%) Azure Service Bus
18 15 (0.79%) IaaS
19 14 (0.73%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.41%) HTTP
2 23 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.10%) SSL
4 16 (0.84%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.47%) Kerberos
6 7 (0.37%) Firewall
6 7 (0.37%) Internet
6 7 (0.37%) VPN
7 5 (0.26%) AMQP
8 4 (0.21%) Intranet
9 3 (0.16%) Network Security
10 2 (0.10%) DSL
11 1 (0.052%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.052%) DNS
11 1 (0.052%) MQTT
11 1 (0.052%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.052%) SSH
11 1 (0.052%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (15.98%) NoSQL
2 262 (13.72%) MongoDB
3 253 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
4 145 (7.60%) MySQL
5 134 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 93 (4.87%) Redis
7 85 (4.45%) SQL Server
8 69 (3.61%) Oracle Database
9 61 (3.20%) Hazelcast
10 58 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 56 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 47 (2.46%) RDBMS
13 43 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (2.20%) DB2
15 35 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
16 29 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
16 29 (1.52%) Hadoop
17 26 (1.36%) Big Data
18 21 (1.10%) Couchbase
19 17 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 655 (34.31%) Jenkins
2 531 (27.82%) Git (software)
3 412 (21.58%) Maven
4 233 (12.21%) JIRA
5 229 (12.00%) JUnit
6 172 (9.01%) GitLab
7 106 (5.55%) Cucumber
8 103 (5.40%) SonarQube
9 99 (5.19%) Mockito
10 91 (4.77%) Artifactory
11 76 (3.98%) Gradle
12 74 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
13 64 (3.35%) Selenium
13 64 (3.35%) TeamCity
14 58 (3.04%) IntelliJ
15 54 (2.83%) Bitbucket
15 54 (2.83%) JMeter
16 34 (1.78%) Jasmine
16 34 (1.78%) Postman
17 33 (1.73%) Subversion
General
1 382 (20.01%) Finance
2 305 (15.98%) Banking
3 218 (11.42%) Social Skills
4 147 (7.70%) Public Sector
5 74 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 68 (3.56%) Retail
7 67 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (2.46%) Front Office
9 21 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.05%) Games
11 13 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
11 13 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.52%) Back Office
13 10 (0.52%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.47%) Law
14 9 (0.47%) Presentation Skills
15 7 (0.37%) Automotive
15 7 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 7 (0.37%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 1,363 (71.40%) Developer
2 1,110 (58.15%) Java Developer
3 266 (13.93%) Senior Developer
4 238 (12.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 160 (8.38%) Java Engineer
6 138 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 101 (5.29%) Architect
8 100 (5.24%) Software Engineer
9 57 (2.99%) Senior Java Engineer
10 48 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
11 47 (2.46%) Java Software Engineer
12 45 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
12 45 (2.36%) Java Architect
13 43 (2.25%) AWS Developer
14 38 (1.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 33 (1.73%) Backend Developer
15 33 (1.73%) Lead Developer
16 32 (1.68%) React Developer
16 32 (1.68%) Software Developer
17 28 (1.47%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,618 (84.76%) Spring
2 411 (21.53%) REST
3 330 (17.29%) React
4 325 (17.02%) Kafka
5 304 (15.92%) RESTful
6 259 (13.57%) Node.js
7 193 (10.11%) AngularJS
8 182 (9.53%) HTML
9 176 (9.22%) Hibernate
10 171 (8.96%) Web Services
11 164 (8.59%) CSS
12 160 (8.38%) JSON
13 146 (7.65%) RabbitMQ
14 122 (6.39%) JPA
15 112 (5.87%) XML
16 109 (5.71%) OAuth
17 108 (5.66%) J2EE
18 102 (5.34%) Apache Camel
19 99 (5.19%) SOAP
20 83 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 107 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
2 79 (4.14%) User Experience
3 73 (3.82%) Data Protection Act
4 51 (2.67%) Cloud Native
5 49 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (2.51%) Algorithms
7 41 (2.15%) Derivative
8 40 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 38 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.62%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
13 25 (1.31%) Public Cloud
14 24 (1.26%) Media Streaming
15 23 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
16 22 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
18 17 (0.89%) Client/Server
19 14 (0.73%) Reference Data
20 13 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 203 (10.63%) Linux
2 104 (5.45%) Unix
3 42 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (1.41%) Android
5 14 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.58%) Windows
7 10 (0.52%) CentOS
8 6 (0.31%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.10%) Solaris
9 2 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.052%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.052%) Debian
10 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.052%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,183 (61.97%) Microservices
2 1,032 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
3 521 (27.29%) TDD
4 472 (24.72%) DevOps
5 397 (20.80%) Software Engineering
6 366 (19.17%) Scrum
7 307 (16.08%) Test Automation
8 302 (15.82%) BDD
9 242 (12.68%) Full Stack Development
10 182 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
11 145 (7.60%) Event-Driven
12 138 (7.23%) OO
13 130 (6.81%) Pair Programming
14 124 (6.50%) Unit Testing
15 118 (6.18%) Multithreading
16 111 (5.81%) Kanban
17 108 (5.66%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 104 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
19 95 (4.98%) API Development
20 91 (4.77%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1,869 (97.90%) Java
2 539 (28.23%) Java 8
3 490 (25.67%) SQL
4 437 (22.89%) JavaScript
5 254 (13.31%) Java 11
6 112 (5.87%) Python
7 103 (5.40%) PL/SQL
8 87 (4.56%) TypeScript
9 84 (4.40%) Shell Script
10 70 (3.67%) Kotlin
11 66 (3.46%) Scala
12 52 (2.72%) Groovy
13 42 (2.20%) Go
14 36 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.52%) Ruby
16 19 (1.00%) Haskell
17 18 (0.94%) C++
18 16 (0.84%) Perl
19 14 (0.73%) C#
19 14 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 148 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 86 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 59 (3.09%) Degree
4 43 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 37 (1.94%) Sun Certification
6 33 (1.73%) OCPJP
7 27 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.052%) CFA
11 1 (0.052%) CISSP
11 1 (0.052%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.40%) QA
2 42 (2.20%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.31%) SLA
4 3 (0.16%) Basel II
4 3 (0.16%) WCAG
5 2 (0.10%) GDPR
5 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.052%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.052%) PSD2
System Software
1 642 (33.63%) Docker
2 9 (0.47%) OpenAM
3 8 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.21%) HDFS
5 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.10%) Postfix
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 528 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 172 (9.01%) Terraform
3 137 (7.18%) Ansible
4 70 (3.67%) Kibana
5 65 (3.40%) Grafana
6 21 (1.10%) Rancher
7 18 (0.94%) Prometheus
8 15 (0.79%) logstash
8 15 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.58%) Puppet
12 9 (0.47%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.42%) Oozie
14 7 (0.37%) Istio
15 5 (0.26%) Consul
15 5 (0.26%) HP Fortify
16 4 (0.21%) Kiali
17 2 (0.10%) ZABBIX
18 1 (0.052%) Ambari
Vendors
1 347 (18.18%) Oracle
2 64 (3.35%) Microsoft
3 55 (2.88%) WSO2
4 53 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 52 (2.72%) IBM
6 49 (2.57%) Google
6 49 (2.57%) Splunk
7 47 (2.46%) Informatica
8 45 (2.36%) webMethods
9 41 (2.15%) BEA
10 36 (1.89%) AppDynamics
11 33 (1.73%) Sun
12 27 (1.41%) MuleSoft
13 26 (1.36%) Atlassian
14 25 (1.31%) Dynatrace
15 21 (1.10%) Solace
16 17 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
17 15 (0.79%) Confluent
17 15 (0.79%) SAP
18 14 (0.73%) Sybase