Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 434 732
Rank change year-on-year +225 +298 +111
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,296 484 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 1.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 314 62
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +0.53%
10th Percentile £375 £331 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 32,393 30,289 30,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.54% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,054 20,969 21,477
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 344 541
UK median hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19.00 £15.58 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.12 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +8.33% +0.65% +10.71%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 +231 1,224 £480 +3.78% 231
UK excluding London +214 691 £450 +5.88% 123
London +140 587 £513 +2.50% 117
South East +155 304 £500 +14.94% 43
North of England +117 210 £425 - 39
Yorkshire +72 141 £425 -5.56% 20
North West +31 64 £425 - 19
South West +56 52 £450 +2.86% 5
Midlands +26 36 £425 +1.19% 10
East of England +18 32 £475 +43.40% 17
Scotland +3 26 £488 +39.29% 4
West Midlands +9 19 £420 -6.67% 7
Northern Ireland -1 18 £413 - 2
East Midlands +11 17 £431 +5.18% 3
Wales -13 14 £450 +12.50% 3
North East +59 10 £425 +10.39%

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1,242 (95.83%) Java
2 1,158 (89.35%) Spring
3 834 (64.35%) Agile Software Development
4 622 (47.99%) Microservices
5 574 (44.29%) TDD
6 407 (31.40%) JavaScript
7 372 (28.70%) Git (software)
8 360 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 351 (27.08%) RESTful
10 349 (26.93%) REST
11 318 (24.54%) Scrum
12 310 (23.92%) Maven
13 308 (23.77%) Web Services
14 305 (23.53%) BDD
15 298 (22.99%) Hibernate
16 289 (22.30%) AngularJS
17 282 (21.76%) Docker
18 265 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
19 250 (19.29%) Node.js
20 243 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
21 231 (17.82%) Test Automation
22 226 (17.44%) SQL
23 222 (17.13%) HTML
23 222 (17.13%) MongoDB
24 203 (15.66%) Finance
25 201 (15.51%) NoSQL
26 189 (14.58%) Kafka
27 188 (14.51%) Linux
28 186 (14.35%) DevOps
29 175 (13.50%) CSS

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 (6.79%) Apache Spark
2 86 (6.64%) Apache
3 77 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (5.40%) Tomcat
5 69 (5.32%) Cloud Foundry
6 52 (4.01%) Confluence
7 38 (2.93%) Apache Solr
8 37 (2.85%) WebSphere
9 33 (2.55%) Mule
9 33 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 28 (2.16%) MQSeries
11 22 (1.70%) Mule ESB
12 21 (1.62%) CMS
13 19 (1.47%) JBoss
14 15 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.93%) IIS
16 11 (0.85%) GemFire
17 10 (0.77%) CICS
17 10 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.077%) HipChat
1 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Kondor
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 265 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (4.32%) GitHub
4 42 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (3.16%) PaaS
6 26 (2.01%) npm
7 25 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (1.54%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (1.39%) IaaS
11 14 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.93%) Serverless
12 12 (0.93%) Yarn
13 11 (0.85%) Google Play
14 10 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.77%) Slack
15 9 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (0.69%) Heroku
16 8 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.55%) HTTP
2 39 (3.01%) Kerberos
3 22 (1.70%) SSL
4 18 (1.39%) FTP
4 18 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.00%) SMS
6 12 (0.93%) Internet
7 11 (0.85%) BIG-IP
7 11 (0.85%) Firewall
8 10 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (0.69%) DNS
10 8 (0.62%) SMTP
11 4 (0.31%) AMQP
12 2 (0.15%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.15%) SNMP
13 1 (0.077%) DSL
13 1 (0.077%) FIX Connectivity
13 1 (0.077%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.077%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.077%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (17.13%) MongoDB
2 201 (15.51%) NoSQL
3 162 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 150 (11.57%) MySQL
5 110 (8.49%) Relational Database
6 96 (7.41%) Big Data
7 86 (6.64%) Hadoop
8 83 (6.40%) Redis
9 75 (5.79%) SQL Server
10 58 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 45 (3.47%) HBase
12 41 (3.16%) RDBMS
13 36 (2.78%) Oracle Database
14 26 (2.01%) Neo4j
15 23 (1.77%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.77%) DB2
16 21 (1.62%) Couchbase
17 19 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.93%) Riak
18 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 372 (28.70%) Git (software)
2 360 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 310 (23.92%) Maven
4 156 (12.04%) JUnit
5 128 (9.88%) Gradle
6 100 (7.72%) Cucumber
7 85 (6.56%) JIRA
8 78 (6.02%) Mockito
9 74 (5.71%) IntelliJ
10 52 (4.01%) SonarQube
11 45 (3.47%) Subversion
12 43 (3.32%) TeamCity
13 42 (3.24%) gulp
14 41 (3.16%) Selenium
15 39 (3.01%) GitLab
16 33 (2.55%) Eclipse
17 31 (2.39%) Grunt
18 23 (1.77%) Artifactory
18 23 (1.77%) Bitbucket
19 21 (1.62%) git-flow
General
1 203 (15.66%) Finance
2 167 (12.89%) Banking
3 33 (2.55%) Law
4 31 (2.39%) Retail
5 30 (2.31%) Front Office
6 29 (2.24%) Games
7 28 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 12 (0.93%) Publishing
10 11 (0.85%) Back Office
11 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.69%) Marketing
12 4 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.077%) Billing
15 1 (0.077%) Electronics
15 1 (0.077%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1,089 (84.03%) Developer
2 882 (68.06%) Java Developer
3 157 (12.11%) Senior Developer
4 138 (10.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 113 (8.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 82 (6.33%) Angular Developer
7 66 (5.09%) Agile Developer
8 62 (4.78%) Java Engineer
9 60 (4.63%) Agile Java Developer
10 48 (3.70%) Architect
10 48 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 44 (3.40%) Lead Developer
12 42 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 42 (3.24%) Lead Java Developer
13 36 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
14 35 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
15 31 (2.39%) AWS Developer
16 30 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.24%) Software Developer
18 27 (2.08%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,158 (89.35%) Spring
2 351 (27.08%) RESTful
3 349 (26.93%) REST
4 308 (23.77%) Web Services
5 298 (22.99%) Hibernate
6 289 (22.30%) AngularJS
7 250 (19.29%) Node.js
8 222 (17.13%) HTML
9 189 (14.58%) Kafka
10 175 (13.50%) CSS
11 170 (13.12%) React
12 162 (12.50%) SOAP
13 153 (11.81%) HTML5
14 134 (10.34%) JSON
15 128 (9.88%) J2EE
16 113 (8.72%) Apache Camel
17 110 (8.49%) Spring MVC
18 106 (8.18%) JMS
19 105 (8.10%) RabbitMQ
20 102 (7.87%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (3.55%) Fintech
3 42 (3.24%) User Experience
4 34 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 25 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 12 (0.93%) iPad
12 11 (0.85%) DataPower
12 11 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.77%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.62%) Cloud Native
14 8 (0.62%) Replication
15 7 (0.54%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 188 (14.51%) Linux
2 86 (6.64%) Unix
3 26 (2.01%) Android
3 26 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (1.23%) Solaris
5 15 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 12 (0.93%) HPUX
7 10 (0.77%) Windows
8 9 (0.69%) CoreOS
8 9 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.23%) VMS
10 1 (0.077%) AIX
10 1 (0.077%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (64.35%) Agile Software Development
2 622 (47.99%) Microservices
3 574 (44.29%) TDD
4 318 (24.54%) Scrum
5 305 (23.53%) BDD
6 243 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 231 (17.82%) Test Automation
8 186 (14.35%) DevOps
9 175 (13.50%) MVC
10 154 (11.88%) Software Engineering
11 132 (10.19%) OO
12 117 (9.03%) Kanban
13 109 (8.41%) Unit Testing
14 105 (8.10%) Open Source
15 93 (7.18%) SOA
16 75 (5.79%) E-Commerce
17 68 (5.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 65 (5.02%) Continuous Delivery
19 64 (4.94%) Pair Programming
20 63 (4.86%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,242 (95.83%) Java
2 407 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 226 (17.44%) SQL
4 119 (9.18%) Scala
5 60 (4.63%) Python
6 57 (4.40%) Groovy
7 54 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 46 (3.55%) ES6
9 34 (2.62%) Ruby
10 32 (2.47%) C#
11 28 (2.16%) Perl
12 26 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.62%) Go
15 17 (1.31%) Java 9
16 15 (1.16%) Kotlin
17 14 (1.08%) GraphQL
17 14 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.00%) PHP
18 13 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 96 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 63 (4.86%) Degree
4 16 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.10%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) GCP
3 7 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.077%) MiFID
4 1 (0.077%) PMO
4 1 (0.077%) SEPA
4 1 (0.077%) SLA
System Software
1 282 (21.76%) Docker
2 41 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 35 (2.70%) HDFS
4 12 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.69%) vSphere
7 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.15%) Squid
8 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.077%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.077%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.077%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 84 (6.48%) Kubernetes
2 76 (5.86%) Ansible
3 74 (5.71%) Puppet
4 49 (3.78%) Terraform
5 42 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (2.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 13 (1.00%) Consul
7 13 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (0.93%) Grafana
8 12 (0.93%) Kibana
9 11 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.69%) Graylog
11 7 (0.54%) Nagios
11 7 (0.54%) Zipkin
12 5 (0.39%) Mesos
12 5 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.31%) Packer
13 4 (0.31%) Rancher
13 4 (0.31%) Uchiwa
14 3 (0.23%) Graphite
Vendors
1 129 (9.95%) Oracle
2 54 (4.17%) IBM
3 37 (2.85%) MuleSoft
4 29 (2.24%) Google
5 28 (2.16%) New Relic
6 21 (1.62%) Adobe
7 20 (1.54%) Hortonworks
8 19 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.39%) Microsoft
9 18 (1.39%) Splunk
10 14 (1.08%) Reuters
11 13 (1.00%) VMware
12 12 (0.93%) Apple
12 12 (0.93%) FXall
12 12 (0.93%) Perforce
13 11 (0.85%) F5
14 10 (0.77%) AppDynamics
14 10 (0.77%) hybris
14 10 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.69%) Green Hat