Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 271 578
Rank change year-on-year +114 +307 +230
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,766 924 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 0.97% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 2.98% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,324 657 206
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £385 £350 £350
90th Percentile £600 £614 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £440
% change year-on-year +1.12% +1.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £35.54 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.95% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £102.77 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 35,252 31,010 31,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.46% 32.41% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,904 21,394 22,142
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £293
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +5.75% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 384 386
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +11.11% -2.70%

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 16 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 August 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 +99 1,638 £500 +11.11% 241
UK excluding London +95 943 £450 +1.12% 115
London +104 795 £525 +7.69% 146
North of England +97 307 £445 -1.11% 41
South East +73 299 £500 +5.26% 27
Yorkshire +86 167 £438 +4.17% 18
Midlands +57 138 £450 -18.18% 15
North West +23 123 £472 +4.93% 22
West Midlands +15 90 £450 -18.18% 13
East of England +26 68 £475 +18.75% 8
Scotland -12 57 £420 +13.13% 9
East Midlands +33 48 £475 +18.75% 2
South West -29 29 £413 +5.77% 4
Wales +6 27 £420 -1.18% 6
Northern Ireland +36 18 £500 +21.21% 5
North East +8 18 £450 +16.88% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1,698 (96.15%) Java
2 1,576 (89.24%) Spring
3 1,123 (63.59%) Agile Software Development
4 968 (54.81%) Microservices
5 905 (51.25%) Java 8
6 805 (45.58%) TDD
7 536 (30.35%) Docker
8 516 (29.22%) Jenkins
9 480 (27.18%) Git (software)
10 479 (27.12%) JavaScript
11 476 (26.95%) Maven
12 475 (26.90%) Hibernate
13 462 (26.16%) RESTful
14 415 (23.50%) REST
15 412 (23.33%) BDD
16 408 (23.10%) Web Services
17 401 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
18 337 (19.08%) DevOps
19 313 (17.72%) Scrum
20 293 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
21 290 (16.42%) AngularJS
22 278 (15.74%) Kafka
23 261 (14.78%) NoSQL
24 260 (14.72%) Test Automation
25 255 (14.44%) Linux
26 253 (14.33%) SQL
27 242 (13.70%) Finance
28 234 (13.25%) HTML
29 229 (12.97%) SOAP
30 227 (12.85%) MongoDB

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
1 108 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 96 (5.44%) WebSphere
3 91 (5.15%) Apache
4 82 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 77 (4.36%) Confluence
6 74 (4.19%) Apache Spark
7 60 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 35 (1.98%) MQSeries
9 30 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 25 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 25 (1.42%) JBoss
11 22 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.13%) Apache Solr
13 16 (0.91%) Mule
14 14 (0.79%) nginx
15 12 (0.68%) WordPress
16 11 (0.62%) GemFire
16 11 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.51%) Anypoint
18 7 (0.40%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 401 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (3.85%) GitHub
4 65 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (2.21%) OpenShift
6 33 (1.87%) Amazon S3
7 26 (1.47%) Heroku
7 26 (1.47%) PaaS
8 25 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
9 22 (1.25%) IaaS
9 22 (1.25%) npm
10 17 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (0.96%) Serverless
11 16 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.74%) Slack
12 13 (0.74%) Yarn
13 11 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.43%) HTTP
2 36 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.81%) SSL
4 28 (1.59%) FTP
5 22 (1.25%) DNS
5 22 (1.25%) Kerberos
6 13 (0.74%) SMS
7 11 (0.62%) Firewall
8 7 (0.40%) BIG-IP
8 7 (0.40%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.40%) MPLS
8 7 (0.40%) Wireless
9 5 (0.28%) DSL
10 4 (0.23%) AMQP
10 4 (0.23%) DOCSIS
11 3 (0.17%) SMTP
12 2 (0.11%) Internet
12 2 (0.11%) RTMP
13 1 (0.057%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.057%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 227 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 187 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
4 158 (8.95%) MySQL
5 148 (8.38%) Big Data
5 148 (8.38%) Relational Database
6 134 (7.59%) SQL Server
7 114 (6.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 90 (5.10%) Hadoop
9 77 (4.36%) Redis
10 63 (3.57%) Oracle Database
11 56 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 36 (2.04%) Couchbase
13 24 (1.36%) HBase
14 20 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (1.02%) InfluxDB
15 18 (1.02%) Riak
16 17 (0.96%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.74%) Endeca
18 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 516 (29.22%) Jenkins
2 480 (27.18%) Git (software)
3 476 (26.95%) Maven
4 180 (10.19%) JUnit
5 142 (8.04%) JIRA
6 138 (7.81%) Gradle
7 117 (6.63%) Cucumber
8 79 (4.47%) Mockito
9 76 (4.30%) Selenium
10 67 (3.79%) IntelliJ
11 63 (3.57%) Subversion
12 55 (3.11%) GitLab
13 44 (2.49%) SonarQube
14 41 (2.32%) gulp
15 40 (2.27%) Artifactory
16 39 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
17 38 (2.15%) Bitbucket
18 32 (1.81%) Eclipse
19 30 (1.70%) DbUnit
20 29 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 242 (13.70%) Finance
2 186 (10.53%) Banking
3 52 (2.94%) Games
4 38 (2.15%) Retail
5 36 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 28 (1.59%) Front Office
7 20 (1.13%) Marketing
8 18 (1.02%) Automotive
8 18 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.96%) Back Office
10 12 (0.68%) Law
11 10 (0.57%) General Ledger
11 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.45%) Advertising
12 8 (0.45%) Billing
13 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.23%) Electronics
14 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1,407 (79.67%) Developer
2 1,228 (69.54%) Java Developer
3 193 (10.93%) Senior Developer
4 177 (10.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 123 (6.96%) Architect
6 107 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 104 (5.89%) Lead Developer
8 99 (5.61%) Lead Java Developer
9 85 (4.81%) Java Engineer
10 68 (3.85%) Angular Developer
11 67 (3.79%) Agile Developer
11 67 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
12 65 (3.68%) AWS Developer
13 62 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
14 60 (3.40%) Java Architect
15 57 (3.23%) Software Engineer
16 53 (3.00%) Technical Architect
17 52 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
18 40 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
19 39 (2.21%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,576 (89.24%) Spring
2 475 (26.90%) Hibernate
3 462 (26.16%) RESTful
4 415 (23.50%) REST
5 408 (23.10%) Web Services
6 290 (16.42%) AngularJS
7 278 (15.74%) Kafka
8 234 (13.25%) HTML
9 229 (12.97%) SOAP
10 199 (11.27%) Node.js
10 199 (11.27%) RabbitMQ
11 169 (9.57%) React
12 162 (9.17%) CSS
13 150 (8.49%) J2EE
14 139 (7.87%) JMS
15 137 (7.76%) Apache Camel
16 122 (6.91%) HTML5
17 115 (6.51%) JSON
18 105 (5.95%) JPA
19 99 (5.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (3.79%) User Experience
3 51 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (2.38%) Fintech
5 40 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 31 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.13%) Cloud Native
8 20 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 17 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 16 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (0.79%) Online Games
12 13 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.62%) iPad
13 11 (0.62%) Wiki
14 10 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (0.57%) DataPower
14 10 (0.57%) NHS
15 8 (0.45%) Equities
15 8 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 255 (14.44%) Linux
2 88 (4.98%) Unix
3 19 (1.08%) CentOS
3 19 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (1.02%) Windows
5 16 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 13 (0.74%) Android
7 9 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.34%) Solaris
9 3 (0.17%) HPUX
10 2 (0.11%) AIX
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,123 (63.59%) Agile Software Development
2 968 (54.81%) Microservices
3 805 (45.58%) TDD
4 412 (23.33%) BDD
5 337 (19.08%) DevOps
6 313 (17.72%) Scrum
7 293 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
8 260 (14.72%) Test Automation
9 197 (11.16%) Software Engineering
10 175 (9.91%) OO
11 158 (8.95%) Open Source
12 154 (8.72%) MVC
13 153 (8.66%) Kanban
14 128 (7.25%) SOA
15 121 (6.85%) Unit Testing
16 113 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 101 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
17 101 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
18 90 (5.10%) Pair Programming
19 69 (3.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,698 (96.15%) Java
2 905 (51.25%) Java 8
3 479 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 253 (14.33%) SQL
5 117 (6.63%) Python
6 85 (4.81%) Scala
7 71 (4.02%) Groovy
7 71 (4.02%) TypeScript
8 68 (3.85%) ES6
9 59 (3.34%) Java 9
10 50 (2.83%) Ruby
11 41 (2.32%) Kotlin
12 33 (1.87%) Perl
13 28 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.53%) C#
15 26 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.96%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.85%) C++
19 9 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 107 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.51%) Degree
4 24 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.23%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.057%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.36%) QA
2 10 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.40%) PMO
4 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.28%) GDPR
5 2 (0.11%) GCP
6 1 (0.057%) MiFID
6 1 (0.057%) PSD2
6 1 (0.057%) SEPA
System Software
1 536 (30.35%) Docker
2 42 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 20 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.96%) HDFS
5 16 (0.91%) vSphere
6 4 (0.23%) etcd
7 3 (0.17%) QEMU
8 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.11%) Postfix
9 1 (0.057%) KVM
9 1 (0.057%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.057%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 176 (9.97%) Kubernetes
2 117 (6.63%) Ansible
3 99 (5.61%) Terraform
4 98 (5.55%) Puppet
5 35 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
6 31 (1.76%) Consul
7 30 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (1.64%) Kibana
9 25 (1.42%) Grafana
10 24 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
11 23 (1.30%) logstash
12 21 (1.19%) Mesos
13 19 (1.08%) Nagios
13 19 (1.08%) Uchiwa
13 19 (1.08%) ZABBIX
14 18 (1.02%) Pingdom
15 17 (0.96%) Marathon
16 10 (0.57%) Graylog
17 7 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
18 6 (0.34%) linkerd
Vendors
1 163 (9.23%) Oracle
2 74 (4.19%) IBM
3 34 (1.93%) Microsoft
4 33 (1.87%) MuleSoft
5 32 (1.81%) Google
6 27 (1.53%) AppDynamics
6 27 (1.53%) New Relic
7 26 (1.47%) Adobe
7 26 (1.47%) Splunk
8 25 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 25 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.25%) hybris
10 20 (1.13%) VMware
11 18 (1.02%) PagerDuty
12 13 (0.74%) Apigee
12 13 (0.74%) Hortonworks
12 13 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.62%) Solace
14 10 (0.57%) Dynatrace
14 10 (0.57%) TIBCO