Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 184 167
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17 +110
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 613 1,386 1,752
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 1.51% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.78% 4.76% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 1,032 1,347
Median daily rate £510 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £385
90th Percentile £663 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.52% -3.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £102.77
% change year-on-year - -65.94% +177.76%

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 10,612 29,101 35,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.31% 31.72% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,054 20,286 25,043
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £326 £333 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £421
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.92% +5.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 324 353
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22.16 £19.99 £15.24
90th Percentile £64.20 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +7.50% -1.23%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +48 577 £513 +2.50% 172
London +40 347 £525 -4.55% 87
UK excluding London +34 237 £500 +5.26% 101
East of England +77 70 £513 +7.89% 4
North of England -14 55 £475 +2.21% 37
Work from Home +3 51 £500 - 31
South West +97 40 £500 +8.11% 12
South East +56 32 £477 +3.14% 22
Yorkshire +3 27 £498 +4.74% 19
Midlands +72 25 £413 -11.76% 10
North West +13 21 £468 +6.86% 17
East Midlands +65 13 £423 -15.50% 6
West Midlands +44 12 £413 -11.76% 4
Scotland +15 12 £450 -10.00% 9
North East +32 7 £450 -18.18% 1
Wales +24 2 £475 -13.64% 5
Northern Ireland +13 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 594 (96.90%) Java
2 537 (87.60%) Spring
3 371 (60.52%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (60.52%) Microservices
4 246 (40.13%) AWS
5 244 (39.80%) Java 8
6 181 (29.53%) Jenkins
7 179 (29.20%) DevOps
8 174 (28.38%) TDD
9 161 (26.26%) Git (software)
10 149 (24.31%) Docker
11 148 (24.14%) Security Cleared
12 147 (23.98%) REST
13 145 (23.65%) Maven
14 129 (21.04%) Finance
15 127 (20.72%) Scrum
16 112 (18.27%) SC Cleared
17 107 (17.46%) SQL
18 106 (17.29%) JavaScript
19 99 (16.15%) JIRA
19 99 (16.15%) AngularJS
20 97 (15.82%) Test Automation
21 92 (15.01%) BDD
22 91 (14.85%) React
23 90 (14.68%) Azure
23 90 (14.68%) JUnit
24 87 (14.19%) Kafka
25 85 (13.87%) Software Engineering
26 82 (13.38%) RESTful
27 80 (13.05%) 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 75 (12.23%) Confluence
2 37 (6.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 35 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 20 (3.26%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.10%) Apache Spark
7 18 (2.94%) Mule
8 17 (2.77%) JBoss
9 15 (2.45%) Apache
10 14 (2.28%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.28%) Red Hat Fuse
11 9 (1.47%) Anypoint
11 9 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.98%) Camunda
13 4 (0.65%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.49%) Jetty
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 246 (40.13%) AWS
2 90 (14.68%) Azure
3 47 (7.67%) GCP
4 29 (4.73%) GitHub
5 18 (2.94%) npm
6 17 (2.77%) Slack
7 15 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.45%) Amazon ECS
8 14 (2.28%) Amazon S3
8 14 (2.28%) OpenShift
9 13 (2.12%) Serverless
10 11 (1.79%) SaaS
11 10 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (1.47%) AWS Fargate
12 9 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.47%) Kong
12 9 (1.47%) PaaS
13 6 (0.98%) Apigee
13 6 (0.98%) Route 53
14 4 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.10%) SSL
2 16 (2.61%) HTTP
3 12 (1.96%) DNS
3 12 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.63%) Firewall
5 9 (1.47%) FTP
5 9 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (1.14%) RTMP
7 5 (0.82%) X.509
8 4 (0.65%) Internet
8 4 (0.65%) SSH
9 3 (0.49%) DSL
10 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.32%) MongoDB
2 50 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 46 (7.50%) MySQL
4 30 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 23 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.10%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.94%) Redis
10 16 (2.61%) Big Data
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 181 (29.53%) Jenkins
2 161 (26.26%) Git (software)
3 145 (23.65%) Maven
4 99 (16.15%) JIRA
5 90 (14.68%) JUnit
6 71 (11.58%) Gradle
7 54 (8.81%) GitLab
8 51 (8.32%) Cucumber
9 47 (7.67%) Mockito
10 31 (5.06%) Selenium
11 26 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 23 (3.75%) SonarQube
13 22 (3.59%) Artifactory
14 18 (2.94%) gulp
14 18 (2.94%) Subversion
15 17 (2.77%) Checkstyle
16 15 (2.45%) JMeter
17 14 (2.28%) Grunt
17 14 (2.28%) SoapUI
18 12 (1.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 129 (21.04%) Finance
2 65 (10.60%) Banking
3 60 (9.79%) Public Sector
4 20 (3.26%) Front Office
4 20 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.63%) Marketing
6 8 (1.31%) Electronics
6 8 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.65%) Police
8 4 (0.65%) Retail
9 2 (0.33%) Automotive
9 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 445 (72.59%) Developer
2 365 (59.54%) Java Developer
3 89 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 85 (13.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 63 (10.28%) Full Stack Developer
6 60 (9.79%) AWS Developer
7 47 (7.67%) Architect
8 30 (4.89%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 24 (3.92%) Backend Developer
10 23 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 18 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (2.94%) Java Engineer
12 15 (2.45%) Java Architect
13 14 (2.28%) Angular Developer
14 13 (2.12%) Lead Developer
15 12 (1.96%) Applications Developer
15 12 (1.96%) React Developer
15 12 (1.96%) Tester
16 11 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
17 10 (1.63%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (87.60%) Spring
2 147 (23.98%) REST
3 99 (16.15%) AngularJS
4 91 (14.85%) React
5 87 (14.19%) Kafka
6 82 (13.38%) RESTful
7 77 (12.56%) Web Services
8 70 (11.42%) RabbitMQ
9 67 (10.93%) Node.js
10 61 (9.95%) HTML
11 60 (9.79%) J2EE
12 55 (8.97%) SOAP
13 54 (8.81%) Apache Camel
14 51 (8.32%) Hibernate
14 51 (8.32%) JSON
15 46 (7.50%) Spring Cloud
16 44 (7.18%) CSS
17 43 (7.01%) HTML5
18 42 (6.85%) WireMock
19 33 (5.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.55%) Mobile App
2 24 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (3.92%) User Experience
3 23 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 21 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.47%) Cloud Native
9 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.98%) PKI
9 6 (0.98%) Semantic Web
10 5 (0.82%) Clustering
11 4 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.49%) Derivative
12 3 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.09%) Linux
2 31 (5.06%) Unix
3 12 (1.96%) Windows
4 8 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (0.98%) Android
6 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.49%) CentOS
8 3 (0.49%) Debian
8 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (60.52%) Agile Software Development
1 371 (60.52%) Microservices
2 179 (29.20%) DevOps
3 174 (28.38%) TDD
4 127 (20.72%) Scrum
5 97 (15.82%) Test Automation
6 92 (15.01%) BDD
7 85 (13.87%) Software Engineering
8 71 (11.58%) Pair Programming
9 66 (10.77%) Kanban
10 55 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 44 (7.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 42 (6.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 41 (6.69%) Performance Testing
15 39 (6.36%) OO
16 37 (6.04%) Multithreading
17 36 (5.87%) Functional Programming
17 36 (5.87%) Migration
17 36 (5.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 594 (96.90%) Java
2 244 (39.80%) Java 8
3 107 (17.46%) SQL
4 106 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 78 (12.72%) Python
6 28 (4.57%) Kotlin
7 17 (2.77%) ES6
8 16 (2.61%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.45%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.28%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.28%) Scala
11 13 (2.12%) Java 9
12 10 (1.63%) C#
13 8 (1.31%) Groovy
14 7 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.98%) Perl
15 6 (0.98%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.82%) C++
16 5 (0.82%) Ruby
16 5 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 112 (18.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.45%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.47%) ISEB
5 9 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.31%) OCPJP
6 8 (1.31%) Sun Certification
7 7 (1.14%) Degree
8 4 (0.65%) OCP
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.16%) SANS
10 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.04%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.33%) PMO
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) NCSC
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 149 (24.31%) Docker
2 6 (0.98%) OpenAM
2 6 (0.98%) OpenDJ
3 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.33%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 80 (13.05%) Kubernetes
2 43 (7.01%) Terraform
3 25 (4.08%) Ansible
4 19 (3.10%) Prometheus
5 9 (1.47%) Puppet
6 5 (0.82%) Kibana
6 5 (0.82%) Salt
7 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.65%) linkerd
7 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.49%) Consul
8 3 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.49%) Grafana
9 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.33%) logstash
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.16%) Marathon
10 1 (0.16%) Mesos
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (9.79%) Oracle
2 35 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 34 (5.55%) Splunk
4 29 (4.73%) MuleSoft
5 24 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 21 (3.43%) Google
7 19 (3.10%) IBM
8 15 (2.45%) SAP
9 14 (2.28%) Blue Coat
9 14 (2.28%) F5
10 12 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.31%) Sun
12 7 (1.14%) BEA
12 7 (1.14%) ForgeRock
13 6 (0.98%) Ariba
13 6 (0.98%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.98%) WSO2
14 5 (0.82%) Pega
14 5 (0.82%) webMethods
15 4 (0.65%) Axway