Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 160 156
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4 +50
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,005 1,001 1,698
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 1.67% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 5.56% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 743 1,294
10th Percentile £382 £409 £403
25th Percentile £444 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £588 £600 £588
90th Percentile £658 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £58.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +150.00% - -

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 15,909 18,008 31,746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.31% 30.06% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,368 12,680 22,717
10th Percentile £325 £331 £325
25th Percentile £405 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £580 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 169 279
10th Percentile £23.70 £18.79 £17.90
25th Percentile £33.75 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +7.41%
75th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £70.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.66%

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 13 April 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 13 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Top 18 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 13 April 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 +10 781 £525 - 306
London +12 548 £530 -3.64% 158
UK excluding London +44 307 £460 -8.00% 181
Work from Home -56 282 £500 -9.09% 94
Scotland +57 99 £425 -10.05% 22
North of England +1 66 £475 -1.81% 73
South East +64 55 £413 -17.50% 23
Yorkshire +10 39 £500 +2.56% 22
South West +24 35 £500 -2.44% 16
East of England +15 26 £525 +0.96% 15
North West +7 20 £465 -7.00% 40
Midlands -4 16 £428 +1.30% 16
Northern Ireland +14 8 £431 -9.21% 4
West Midlands +7 8 £428 +1.30% 16
North East +19 7 £500 +12.36% 11
East Midlands +9 6 £355 -15.98%
Wales +7 1 - - 12
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 969 (96.42%) Java
2 881 (87.66%) Spring
3 620 (61.69%) Microservices
4 532 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 353 (35.12%) Java 8
6 338 (33.63%) Docker
7 303 (30.15%) Jenkins
8 293 (29.15%) AWS
9 290 (28.86%) Kubernetes
10 270 (26.87%) Git (software)
11 263 (26.17%) DevOps
12 261 (25.97%) Finance
13 252 (25.07%) TDD
13 252 (25.07%) JavaScript
14 248 (24.68%) SQL
15 247 (24.58%) REST
16 218 (21.69%) Kafka
17 209 (20.80%) Maven
18 206 (20.50%) Banking
19 195 (19.40%) Scrum
20 189 (18.81%) React
21 164 (16.32%) Software Engineering
22 163 (16.22%) RESTful
23 154 (15.32%) BDD
24 152 (15.12%) Test Automation
25 149 (14.83%) Node.js
26 144 (14.33%) AngularJS
27 136 (13.53%) NoSQL
28 133 (13.23%) PostgreSQL
29 130 (12.94%) 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 70 (6.97%) Confluence
2 60 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 50 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.79%) JBoss
5 23 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.79%) Camunda
7 15 (1.49%) Mule
8 14 (1.39%) Apache
8 14 (1.39%) Red Hat Fuse
9 13 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.90%) nginx
11 7 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.40%) Jetty
14 3 (0.30%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.30%) GemFire
14 3 (0.30%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.20%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 2 (0.20%) RMDS
3 1 (0.100%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.100%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.100%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 293 (29.15%) AWS
2 130 (12.94%) Azure
3 92 (9.15%) OpenShift
4 76 (7.56%) GitHub
5 75 (7.46%) GCP
6 65 (6.47%) Serverless
7 46 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
8 42 (4.18%) Slack
9 39 (3.88%) PaaS
10 38 (3.78%) Amazon S3
11 35 (3.48%) Amazon ECS
12 31 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 28 (2.79%) Apigee
14 25 (2.49%) SaaS
15 18 (1.79%) IaaS
16 17 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
17 15 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (1.49%) AWS Fargate
18 13 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 11 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.59%) SSL
2 15 (1.49%) HTTP
3 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.40%) FTP
4 4 (0.40%) Internet
5 3 (0.30%) AMQP
5 3 (0.30%) WebEx
6 2 (0.20%) DNS
6 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.20%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.20%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.100%) Broadband
7 1 (0.100%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.100%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.53%) NoSQL
2 133 (13.23%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (10.05%) MongoDB
4 58 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 47 (4.68%) Redis
6 38 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 36 (3.58%) MySQL
8 34 (3.38%) Hazelcast
9 32 (3.18%) SQL Server
10 27 (2.69%) Amazon Aurora
11 18 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.19%) Informix
14 11 (1.09%) Big Data
14 11 (1.09%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.80%) Cloud Spanner
15 8 (0.80%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.80%) DB2
16 7 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 303 (30.15%) Jenkins
2 270 (26.87%) Git (software)
3 209 (20.80%) Maven
4 118 (11.74%) JIRA
5 79 (7.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 75 (7.46%) JUnit
7 60 (5.97%) GitLab
8 55 (5.47%) Gradle
9 48 (4.78%) Cucumber
10 46 (4.58%) SonarQube
11 29 (2.89%) Mockito
12 28 (2.79%) Artifactory
13 27 (2.69%) IntelliJ
13 27 (2.69%) Selenium
14 19 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.89%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.79%) gulp
16 17 (1.69%) Subversion
17 16 (1.59%) Android Studio
17 16 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 261 (25.97%) Finance
2 206 (20.50%) Banking
3 77 (7.66%) Public Sector
4 44 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.49%) Front Office
6 15 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.29%) Retail
8 10 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.70%) Publishing
11 5 (0.50%) Electronics
11 5 (0.50%) Marketing
12 4 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Military
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Police
14 1 (0.100%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.100%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 747 (74.33%) Developer
2 578 (57.51%) Java Developer
3 151 (15.02%) Senior Developer
4 129 (12.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 100 (9.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 70 (6.97%) Java Engineer
7 63 (6.27%) Architect
8 62 (6.17%) AWS Developer
9 42 (4.18%) Software Engineer
10 35 (3.48%) Software Developer
11 30 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
12 29 (2.89%) Backend Developer
13 28 (2.79%) Lead Developer
14 25 (2.49%) React Developer
15 24 (2.39%) Angular Developer
15 24 (2.39%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 22 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
17 21 (2.09%) Technical Leader
18 20 (1.99%) Java Architect
18 20 (1.99%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (87.66%) Spring
2 247 (24.58%) REST
3 218 (21.69%) Kafka
4 189 (18.81%) React
5 163 (16.22%) RESTful
6 149 (14.83%) Node.js
7 144 (14.33%) AngularJS
8 128 (12.74%) Web Services
9 103 (10.25%) Hibernate
10 102 (10.15%) HTML
11 86 (8.56%) CSS
11 86 (8.56%) JSON
12 64 (6.37%) HTML5
13 62 (6.17%) JPA
14 59 (5.87%) J2EE
15 57 (5.67%) OAuth
16 56 (5.57%) RabbitMQ
17 53 (5.27%) Spring Cloud
18 50 (4.98%) XML
19 49 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.57%) User Experience
2 36 (3.58%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.99%) Cloud Native
5 28 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 23 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (1.99%) Clustering
10 18 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.49%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.09%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (1.00%) Market Risk
16 9 (0.90%) Grid Computing
16 9 (0.90%) SWIFT
17 8 (0.80%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 93 (9.25%) Linux
2 43 (4.28%) Unix
3 21 (2.09%) Android
4 16 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.59%) Windows
5 12 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.100%) CentOS
6 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.100%) MVS
6 1 (0.100%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (61.69%) Microservices
2 532 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (26.17%) DevOps
4 252 (25.07%) TDD
5 195 (19.40%) Scrum
6 164 (16.32%) Software Engineering
7 154 (15.32%) BDD
8 152 (15.12%) Test Automation
9 123 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (9.55%) Multithreading
11 83 (8.26%) Kanban
12 82 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 79 (7.86%) Unit Testing
14 73 (7.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 73 (7.26%) OO
15 64 (6.37%) SDLC
16 63 (6.27%) API Development
17 55 (5.47%) Pair Programming
18 54 (5.37%) Front End Development
19 53 (5.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 969 (96.42%) Java
2 353 (35.12%) Java 8
3 252 (25.07%) JavaScript
4 248 (24.68%) SQL
5 101 (10.05%) Python
6 68 (6.77%) Kotlin
7 64 (6.37%) TypeScript
8 31 (3.08%) Scala
9 27 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.39%) ES6
10 24 (2.39%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.59%) Apple Swift
13 14 (1.39%) Go
14 12 (1.19%) Java 9
15 9 (0.90%) Perl
16 8 (0.80%) C
16 8 (0.80%) C#
16 8 (0.80%) Haskell
16 8 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 69 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 26 (2.59%) Degree
4 18 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.00%) OCPJP
6 10 (1.00%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.100%) CFA
10 1 (0.100%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.100%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.99%) QA
2 12 (1.19%) WCAG
3 8 (0.80%) ISO 20022
4 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.40%) PMO
5 3 (0.30%) MiFID
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 15022
7 1 (0.100%) IFRS
7 1 (0.100%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.100%) SLA
System Software
1 338 (33.63%) Docker
2 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) KVM
4 2 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 290 (28.86%) Kubernetes
2 60 (5.97%) Terraform
3 41 (4.08%) Ansible
4 35 (3.48%) Prometheus
5 33 (3.28%) Grafana
6 27 (2.69%) Kibana
7 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.80%) logstash
9 7 (0.70%) Puppet
10 5 (0.50%) Rancher
10 5 (0.50%) Zipkin
11 3 (0.30%) Salt
12 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.20%) vRealize
13 1 (0.100%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.100%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.100%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.100%) Istio
Vendors
1 111 (11.04%) Oracle
2 45 (4.48%) Splunk
3 42 (4.18%) AppDynamics
4 40 (3.98%) MuleSoft
5 34 (3.38%) Google
6 22 (2.19%) IBM
6 22 (2.19%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.99%) Microsoft
8 15 (1.49%) Confluent
9 13 (1.29%) SAP
10 11 (1.09%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.00%) Sun
11 10 (1.00%) webMethods
12 9 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
12 9 (0.90%) New Relic
12 9 (0.90%) WSO2
13 8 (0.80%) BEA
13 8 (0.80%) CA
14 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.70%) Informatica