Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 203 135
Rank change year-on-year +79 -68 +104
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 641 1,155 2,097
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 1.36% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 4.40% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 848 1,660
Median daily rate £495 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £389
90th Percentile £621 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £456
% change year-on-year - +4.24% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £101.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.53% +174.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £101.54
% change year-on-year - -65.53% +174.43%

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 9,836 26,223 36,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.93% 30.91% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,517 18,235 25,397
Median daily rate £488 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% +4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 280 319
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £41.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.08% +3.94% +4.03%
10th Percentile £26.25 £20.26 £15.65
90th Percentile £61.25 £70.00 £59.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +2.41% +2.96%

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 22 October 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
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 October 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 +81 563 £500 -2.44% 195
London +48 343 £500 -9.09% 100
UK excluding London +86 225 £475 - 121
Work from Home +4 145 £450 -18.18% 50
North of England +49 84 £465 -2.11% 47
Yorkshire +26 50 £450 -5.26% 11
East of England +80 40 £500 +5.26% 6
South West +120 32 £525 +21.74% 11
North West +56 26 £460 +5.14% 27
Scotland +22 24 £431 -9.21% 17
Midlands +75 22 £428 -6.19% 14
South East +95 20 £405 -19.00% 16
West Midlands +60 11 £390 -13.44% 11
East Midlands +44 9 £508 -0.98% 3
North East +40 8 £500 - 9
Northern Ireland +10 3 £431 +23.14% 6

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 616 (96.10%) Java
2 567 (88.46%) Spring
3 386 (60.22%) Microservices
4 371 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (41.97%) Java 8
6 262 (40.87%) AWS
7 243 (37.91%) Jenkins
8 223 (34.79%) Git (software)
9 192 (29.95%) DevOps
10 190 (29.64%) Maven
11 184 (28.71%) REST
12 166 (25.90%) TDD
13 154 (24.02%) Docker
14 153 (23.87%) Scrum
15 134 (20.90%) Finance
16 132 (20.59%) Kafka
17 131 (20.44%) JIRA
18 128 (19.97%) JavaScript
19 127 (19.81%) Python
20 126 (19.66%) Test Automation
21 119 (18.56%) React
22 110 (17.16%) SQL
23 108 (16.85%) Security Cleared
24 106 (16.54%) JSON
25 104 (16.22%) Node.js
26 103 (16.07%) JUnit
27 98 (15.29%) Kubernetes
27 98 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
28 97 (15.13%) Confluence
29 91 (14.20%) 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 97 (15.13%) Confluence
2 63 (9.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 43 (6.71%) Mule
4 41 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (4.06%) Tomcat
6 24 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 23 (3.59%) JBoss
8 20 (3.12%) Red Hat Fuse
9 17 (2.65%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.56%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.56%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.25%) Anypoint
12 7 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.78%) Apache
14 4 (0.62%) IBM Domino
14 4 (0.62%) Jetty
14 4 (0.62%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.78%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 262 (40.87%) AWS
2 72 (11.23%) Azure
3 61 (9.52%) GitHub
4 46 (7.18%) GCP
4 46 (7.18%) Slack
5 28 (4.37%) PaaS
6 27 (4.21%) Apigee
7 25 (3.90%) Serverless
8 22 (3.43%) Amazon S3
9 21 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 21 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (3.12%) IaaS
11 19 (2.96%) npm
11 19 (2.96%) OpenShift
12 18 (2.81%) Amazon ECS
13 12 (1.87%) Kong
14 10 (1.56%) AWS Fargate
15 9 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.74%) HTTP
2 17 (2.65%) SSL
3 10 (1.56%) DNS
3 10 (1.56%) Firewall
3 10 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (0.94%) FTP
6 4 (0.62%) SSH
7 2 (0.31%) DSL
7 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.31%) Internet
7 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.16%) DAB
8 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
2 60 (9.36%) NoSQL
3 55 (8.58%) MongoDB
4 52 (8.11%) MySQL
5 29 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.21%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (2.96%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (2.50%) Amazon Aurora
11 13 (2.03%) SQL Server
12 11 (1.72%) Redis
13 10 (1.56%) Big Data
13 10 (1.56%) Hazelcast
14 9 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.25%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
17 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 4 (0.62%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 243 (37.91%) Jenkins
2 223 (34.79%) Git (software)
3 190 (29.64%) Maven
4 131 (20.44%) JIRA
5 103 (16.07%) JUnit
6 72 (11.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 66 (10.30%) GitLab
8 63 (9.83%) Mockito
9 61 (9.52%) Gradle
10 45 (7.02%) SonarQube
11 40 (6.24%) Cucumber
12 34 (5.30%) Android Studio
12 34 (5.30%) IntelliJ
13 33 (5.15%) Selenium
14 29 (4.52%) gulp
15 28 (4.37%) CocoaPods
15 28 (4.37%) Xcode
16 26 (4.06%) Artifactory
17 17 (2.65%) Grunt
17 17 (2.65%) JMeter
General
1 134 (20.90%) Finance
2 82 (12.79%) Banking
3 70 (10.92%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.96%) Front Office
5 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.25%) Retail
7 7 (1.09%) Electronics
7 7 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.09%) Marketing
7 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 433 (67.55%) Developer
2 307 (47.89%) Java Developer
3 66 (10.30%) Senior Developer
4 60 (9.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 58 (9.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (7.33%) AWS Developer
7 45 (7.02%) Architect
8 38 (5.93%) Java Engineer
9 26 (4.06%) Backend Developer
10 20 (3.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 19 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 19 (2.96%) Technical Leader
12 17 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (2.50%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.18%) Angular Developer
15 13 (2.03%) Lead Developer
15 13 (2.03%) Python Developer
15 13 (2.03%) Tester
16 12 (1.87%) Applications Architect
17 11 (1.72%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 567 (88.46%) Spring
2 184 (28.71%) REST
3 132 (20.59%) Kafka
4 119 (18.56%) React
5 106 (16.54%) JSON
6 104 (16.22%) Node.js
7 91 (14.20%) AngularJS
8 85 (13.26%) Web Services
9 82 (12.79%) RESTful
10 75 (11.70%) RabbitMQ
11 70 (10.92%) HTML
12 62 (9.67%) CSS
13 57 (8.89%) Apache Camel
14 54 (8.42%) WireMock
15 48 (7.49%) XML
16 47 (7.33%) HTML5
16 47 (7.33%) J2EE
17 40 (6.24%) SOAP
18 38 (5.93%) Express
19 36 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.76%) Mobile App
2 37 (5.77%) User Experience
3 30 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.72%) DataPower
7 10 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.40%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.09%) Clustering
9 7 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.09%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.78%) NHS
11 5 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.62%) Derivative
12 4 (0.62%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.30%) Linux
2 41 (6.40%) Android
3 36 (5.62%) Unix
4 33 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.72%) Windows
7 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.47%) CentOS
8 3 (0.47%) Debian
8 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (60.22%) Microservices
2 371 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (29.95%) DevOps
4 166 (25.90%) TDD
5 153 (23.87%) Scrum
6 126 (19.66%) Test Automation
7 98 (15.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 90 (14.04%) BDD
9 81 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (12.64%) Software Engineering
10 79 (12.32%) Kanban
11 77 (12.01%) Pair Programming
12 52 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 52 (8.11%) OO
12 52 (8.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 48 (7.49%) Unit Testing
14 46 (7.18%) Change Management
15 43 (6.71%) Multithreading
16 37 (5.77%) Open Source
16 37 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 616 (96.10%) Java
2 269 (41.97%) Java 8
3 128 (19.97%) JavaScript
4 127 (19.81%) Python
5 110 (17.16%) SQL
6 70 (10.92%) Kotlin
7 32 (4.99%) Shell Script
8 31 (4.84%) Scala
9 29 (4.52%) Apple Swift
10 22 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 21 (3.28%) Go
12 19 (2.96%) TypeScript
13 15 (2.34%) ES6
14 13 (2.03%) Java 9
15 12 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.09%) Perl
17 6 (0.94%) Groovy
17 6 (0.94%) XPath
18 5 (0.78%) VBA
19 4 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 75 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.96%) Degree
4 15 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.87%) ISEB
5 12 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.25%) OCPJP
6 8 (1.25%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.78%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.99%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) WCAG
3 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 154 (24.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) HDFS
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.31%) zsh
Systems Management
1 98 (15.29%) Kubernetes
2 72 (11.23%) Terraform
3 32 (4.99%) Prometheus
4 29 (4.52%) Ansible
5 9 (1.40%) Grafana
5 9 (1.40%) Puppet
6 5 (0.78%) Kibana
6 5 (0.78%) Salt
7 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.31%) linkerd
9 2 (0.31%) logstash
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.31%) Zipkin
10 1 (0.16%) Knative
10 1 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 71 (11.08%) Splunk
2 69 (10.76%) Oracle
3 68 (10.61%) AppDynamics
4 46 (7.18%) MuleSoft
5 25 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.12%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.96%) webMethods
8 18 (2.81%) SAP
9 14 (2.18%) Blue Coat
9 14 (2.18%) F5
9 14 (2.18%) IBM
10 12 (1.87%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.87%) Confluent
11 11 (1.72%) Axway
11 11 (1.72%) Google
12 10 (1.56%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.40%) BEA
13 9 (1.40%) Talend
14 8 (1.25%) Ariba
14 8 (1.25%) Informatica