Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 151 182
Rank change year-on-year +35 +31 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,605 648 1,437
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.22% 1.77% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.36% 5.84% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,053 486 1,047
10th Percentile £413 £406 £413
25th Percentile £458 £458 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £585
90th Percentile £718 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £62.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.29% +24.00% +65.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 - -

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 21,795 11,093 29,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.15% 30.36% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,602 7,843 20,569
10th Percentile £356 £331 £333
25th Percentile £419 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £602 £594 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 103 279
10th Percentile £15.57 £20.50 £18.01
25th Percentile £27.67 £30.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year - +0.98% +8.70%
75th Percentile £59.06 £57.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.75 £66.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.84% +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 1,239 £538 +4.88% 393
London +24 844 £575 +9.52% 215
UK excluding London +31 471 £475 -5.00% 203
Work from Home -19 429 £525 +5.00% 89
Scotland +39 127 £450 - 15
North of England +6 105 £500 +6.95% 73
South East +1 79 £425 -10.90% 35
East of England -31 49 £516 +0.73% 25
Midlands -35 46 £495 +20.00% 21
West Midlands -10 41 £490 +18.79% 18
South West -21 41 £493 -8.33% 17
North West -21 40 £475 +3.26% 46
North East +14 35 £550 +18.92% 9
Yorkshire -19 30 £488 +2.90% 18
Northern Ireland +15 18 £475 - 4
Wales -2 7 £481 -1.28% 13
East Midlands -26 5 £508 +37.76% 3

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1,563 (97.38%) Java
2 1,419 (88.41%) Spring
3 955 (59.50%) Microservices
4 829 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
5 543 (33.83%) Docker
6 497 (30.97%) Jenkins
7 459 (28.60%) AWS
8 445 (27.73%) TDD
9 441 (27.48%) DevOps
10 439 (27.35%) Kubernetes
11 434 (27.04%) Java 8
12 389 (24.24%) SQL
13 385 (23.99%) Git (software)
14 373 (23.24%) Finance
15 371 (23.12%) REST
16 364 (22.68%) React
17 352 (21.93%) JavaScript
18 323 (20.12%) Scrum
19 320 (19.94%) Kafka
20 312 (19.44%) Maven
21 307 (19.13%) Software Engineering
22 296 (18.44%) Banking
23 279 (17.38%) Oracle
23 279 (17.38%) RESTful
23 279 (17.38%) Full Stack Development
24 245 (15.26%) BDD
25 237 (14.77%) Test Automation
26 225 (14.02%) NoSQL
27 218 (13.58%) Azure
27 218 (13.58%) 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 99 (6.17%) Confluence
2 63 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 46 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 31 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 31 (1.93%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.62%) JBoss
7 24 (1.50%) Apache
8 16 (1.00%) Mule
9 15 (0.93%) nginx
10 9 (0.56%) Camunda
10 9 (0.56%) CMS
10 9 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.37%) Jetty
14 5 (0.31%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.25%) Anypoint
15 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.062%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 459 (28.60%) AWS
2 218 (13.58%) Azure
3 141 (8.79%) GCP
4 113 (7.04%) OpenShift
5 110 (6.85%) GitHub
6 100 (6.23%) Serverless
7 81 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
8 61 (3.80%) Amazon S3
9 57 (3.55%) PaaS
10 42 (2.62%) SaaS
11 35 (2.18%) Amazon ECS
12 31 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
12 31 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (1.18%) Slack
15 18 (1.12%) Apigee
15 18 (1.12%) Kong
16 17 (1.06%) IaaS
17 13 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.24%) SSL
2 30 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.00%) HTTP
4 10 (0.62%) Internet
5 7 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.31%) Firewall
7 4 (0.25%) Broadband
7 4 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.12%) AMQP
8 2 (0.12%) Intranet
8 2 (0.12%) RTMP
8 2 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
8 2 (0.12%) WebEx
9 1 (0.062%) MQTT
9 1 (0.062%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (14.02%) NoSQL
2 215 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
3 168 (10.47%) MongoDB
4 110 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 94 (5.86%) Redis
6 88 (5.48%) MySQL
7 72 (4.49%) SQL Server
8 69 (4.30%) Hazelcast
9 54 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 43 (2.68%) Amazon Aurora
10 43 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (2.49%) Oracle Database
11 40 (2.49%) RDBMS
12 36 (2.24%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
15 24 (1.50%) Big Data
16 17 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.06%) DB2
17 16 (1.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 497 (30.97%) Jenkins
2 385 (23.99%) Git (software)
3 312 (19.44%) Maven
4 154 (9.60%) JUnit
5 151 (9.41%) JIRA
6 124 (7.73%) GitLab
7 107 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 78 (4.86%) SonarQube
9 68 (4.24%) Gradle
10 64 (3.99%) Mockito
11 62 (3.86%) IntelliJ
12 55 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 54 (3.36%) Selenium
14 52 (3.24%) Artifactory
15 43 (2.68%) Postman
16 41 (2.55%) TeamCity
17 38 (2.37%) Subversion
18 31 (1.93%) Bitbucket
19 27 (1.68%) Eclipse
20 24 (1.50%) Cypress.io
General
1 373 (23.24%) Finance
2 296 (18.44%) Banking
3 194 (12.09%) Social Skills
4 117 (7.29%) Public Sector
5 95 (5.92%) Investment Banking
6 54 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (2.99%) Retail
8 44 (2.74%) Front Office
9 18 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
14 10 (0.62%) Games
14 10 (0.62%) Publishing
15 7 (0.44%) Back Office
15 7 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,146 (71.40%) Developer
2 894 (55.70%) Java Developer
3 199 (12.40%) Senior Developer
4 183 (11.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 153 (9.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 121 (7.54%) Java Engineer
7 92 (5.73%) Architect
8 72 (4.49%) Software Engineer
9 46 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (2.80%) AWS Developer
11 44 (2.74%) Software Developer
12 41 (2.55%) Java Architect
13 39 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (2.43%) Java Software Engineer
14 36 (2.24%) Backend Developer
15 32 (1.99%) React Developer
16 31 (1.93%) Senior Java Engineer
17 28 (1.74%) Technical Leader
18 27 (1.68%) Consultant
18 27 (1.68%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,419 (88.41%) Spring
2 371 (23.12%) REST
3 364 (22.68%) React
4 320 (19.94%) Kafka
5 279 (17.38%) RESTful
6 218 (13.58%) AngularJS
7 180 (11.21%) Node.js
8 162 (10.09%) Web Services
9 158 (9.84%) HTML
10 154 (9.60%) Hibernate
11 135 (8.41%) CSS
12 129 (8.04%) RabbitMQ
13 125 (7.79%) JSON
14 104 (6.48%) OAuth
15 103 (6.42%) JPA
16 96 (5.98%) J2EE
17 89 (5.55%) Swagger
18 83 (5.17%) Spring Security
19 79 (4.92%) HTML5
19 79 (4.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.73%) User Experience
2 69 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 63 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (3.18%) Data Structures
5 50 (3.12%) Algorithms
5 50 (3.12%) Derivative
6 48 (2.99%) Legacy Systems
7 40 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
8 39 (2.43%) Cloud Native
9 37 (2.31%) Fixed Income
10 33 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (1.43%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 17 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.75%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.75%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.62%) Clustering
16 10 (0.62%) SWIFT
17 9 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 153 (9.53%) Linux
2 87 (5.42%) Unix
3 23 (1.43%) Android
4 10 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.37%) Windows
7 4 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.062%) Debian
8 1 (0.062%) MVS
8 1 (0.062%) Solaris
8 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.062%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 955 (59.50%) Microservices
2 829 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (27.73%) TDD
4 441 (27.48%) DevOps
5 323 (20.12%) Scrum
6 307 (19.13%) Software Engineering
7 279 (17.38%) Full Stack Development
8 245 (15.26%) BDD
9 237 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 166 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (8.79%) Multithreading
12 114 (7.10%) OO
12 114 (7.10%) Pair Programming
13 105 (6.54%) Event-Driven
14 103 (6.42%) API Development
15 99 (6.17%) Kanban
16 90 (5.61%) Unit Testing
17 82 (5.11%) Problem-Solving
18 78 (4.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
19 77 (4.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,563 (97.38%) Java
2 434 (27.04%) Java 8
3 389 (24.24%) SQL
4 352 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 176 (10.97%) Java 11
6 150 (9.35%) Python
7 111 (6.92%) TypeScript
8 83 (5.17%) Kotlin
9 81 (5.05%) PL/SQL
10 74 (4.61%) Scala
11 56 (3.49%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.18%) Go
13 32 (1.99%) Groovy
14 30 (1.87%) Haskell
15 20 (1.25%) ES6
16 19 (1.18%) Ruby
17 18 (1.12%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.12%) C#
18 15 (0.93%) Java 9
19 12 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 120 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 78 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.43%) Degree
4 22 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.18%) Sun Certification
6 17 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (1.06%) OCPJP
7 14 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.56%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.31%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.12%) CFA
10 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.062%) CISSP
11 1 (0.062%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.18%) QA
2 48 (2.99%) Accessibility
3 6 (0.37%) ISO 20022
4 5 (0.31%) WCAG
5 4 (0.25%) MiFID
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 15022
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.062%) GDPR
7 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.062%) PSD2
7 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 543 (33.83%) Docker
2 5 (0.31%) HDFS
3 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.12%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.12%) Postfix
5 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 439 (27.35%) Kubernetes
2 133 (8.29%) Terraform
3 100 (6.23%) Ansible
4 72 (4.49%) Grafana
5 71 (4.42%) Kibana
6 22 (1.37%) Prometheus
7 18 (1.12%) Rancher
8 17 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.75%) logstash
9 12 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.69%) Istio
11 10 (0.62%) Puppet
12 9 (0.56%) HP Fortify
13 8 (0.50%) Oozie
14 6 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.25%) Kiali
16 3 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
16 3 (0.19%) Zipkin
17 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
18 1 (0.062%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 279 (17.38%) Oracle
2 55 (3.43%) Google
3 53 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.24%) IBM
5 39 (2.43%) WSO2
6 35 (2.18%) Informatica
7 33 (2.06%) Splunk
8 30 (1.87%) MuleSoft
8 30 (1.87%) webMethods
9 27 (1.68%) BEA
10 25 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.37%) AppDynamics
12 21 (1.31%) Atlassian
13 17 (1.06%) Sun
14 16 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
15 15 (0.93%) CA
15 15 (0.93%) Dynatrace
15 15 (0.93%) Solace
16 13 (0.81%) New Relic
17 12 (0.75%) SAP