Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 223 543
Rank change year-on-year +99 +320 +221
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 2,200 1,257 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 1.22% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.05% 3.78% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,684 876 231
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £429
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.02% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
UK median hourly rate £34.04 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.98% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.08 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -19.32% - -

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 36,389 33,232 31,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.71% 32.17% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,739 23,498 21,807
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 362 358
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £17.78 £14.56
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.45 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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 +97 2,063 £510 +7.37% 315
London +117 1,147 £538 +7.50% 164
UK excluding London +64 1,036 £470 +4.44% 173
South East +7 294 £500 +4.17% 52
North of England +55 284 £450 +5.88% 54
Midlands +101 199 £450 +2.86% 33
West Midlands +62 146 £450 -12.20% 14
Yorkshire +22 133 £438 +2.94% 23
North West +33 129 £475 +5.56% 27
East of England +29 88 £500 +5.26% 7
Scotland +35 67 £500 +9.59% 16
South West -25 52 £450 +12.50% 5
Wales +13 51 £437 -2.83% 7
East Midlands +43 49 £409 -3.88% 19
North East +9 22 £460 +8.24% 4
Northern Ireland +10 3 £500 +21.21%

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2,138 (97.18%) Java
2 1,974 (89.73%) Spring
3 1,471 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1,336 (60.73%) Microservices
5 1,186 (53.91%) Java 8
6 993 (45.14%) TDD
7 839 (38.14%) Docker
8 690 (31.36%) Jenkins
9 679 (30.86%) Git (software)
10 607 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 593 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
12 592 (26.91%) Maven
13 577 (26.23%) RESTful
14 570 (25.91%) DevOps
15 528 (24.00%) REST
16 527 (23.95%) BDD
17 506 (23.00%) Hibernate
18 483 (21.95%) Web Services
19 418 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
20 395 (17.95%) Scrum
21 370 (16.82%) AngularJS
22 329 (14.95%) Finance
23 321 (14.59%) NoSQL
24 320 (14.55%) SQL
25 317 (14.41%) Kubernetes
26 310 (14.09%) Kafka
26 310 (14.09%) Test Automation
27 295 (13.41%) HTML
28 285 (12.95%) MongoDB
29 281 (12.77%) JUnit

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
1 146 (6.64%) Elasticsearch
2 100 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 88 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 87 (3.95%) Confluence
5 82 (3.73%) Tomcat
6 68 (3.09%) Apache Spark
7 67 (3.05%) MQSeries
8 63 (2.86%) Apache
9 32 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 28 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 28 (1.27%) Mule
11 24 (1.09%) JBoss
12 23 (1.05%) CMS
13 21 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.64%) WordPress
16 13 (0.59%) nginx
17 11 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
18 7 (0.32%) WildFly
19 5 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.045%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.091%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.045%) Exstream
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 593 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (3.59%) GitHub
5 45 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (1.91%) OpenShift
7 41 (1.86%) PaaS
8 29 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
8 29 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (1.27%) npm
10 27 (1.23%) Heroku
11 26 (1.18%) Apigee
12 24 (1.09%) IaaS
12 24 (1.09%) Serverless
13 23 (1.05%) Amazon S3
14 22 (1.00%) SaaS
15 21 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.59%) Yarn
18 11 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.41%) HTTP
2 45 (2.05%) SSL
3 37 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.64%) FTP
5 27 (1.23%) DNS
6 16 (0.73%) Kerberos
7 11 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (0.36%) Firewall
9 5 (0.23%) AMQP
9 5 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.23%) Internet
9 5 (0.23%) SMS
10 4 (0.18%) DOCSIS
10 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.18%) MPLS
10 4 (0.18%) Wireless
11 3 (0.14%) SMTP
12 2 (0.091%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.091%) Skype
12 2 (0.091%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (14.59%) NoSQL
2 285 (12.95%) MongoDB
3 205 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
4 191 (8.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 167 (7.59%) MySQL
6 164 (7.45%) Relational Database
7 134 (6.09%) SQL Server
8 115 (5.23%) Redis
9 99 (4.50%) Big Data
10 75 (3.41%) Hadoop
11 73 (3.32%) RDBMS
12 71 (3.23%) Couchbase
13 54 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 48 (2.18%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.32%) Riak
16 25 (1.14%) HBase
17 15 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.68%) Apache Hive
18 12 (0.55%) Hazelcast
19 10 (0.45%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 690 (31.36%) Jenkins
2 679 (30.86%) Git (software)
3 592 (26.91%) Maven
4 281 (12.77%) JUnit
5 197 (8.95%) JIRA
6 175 (7.95%) Gradle
7 154 (7.00%) Cucumber
8 136 (6.18%) Mockito
9 109 (4.95%) Selenium
10 98 (4.45%) IntelliJ
11 96 (4.36%) SonarQube
12 86 (3.91%) Subversion
13 65 (2.95%) SoapUI
14 62 (2.82%) GitLab
15 57 (2.59%) DbUnit
16 56 (2.55%) Eclipse
17 53 (2.41%) jMock
18 47 (2.14%) gulp
19 46 (2.09%) Bitbucket
20 42 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 329 (14.95%) Finance
2 229 (10.41%) Banking
3 81 (3.68%) Games
4 54 (2.45%) Retail
5 45 (2.05%) Front Office
6 29 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.09%) Back Office
8 17 (0.77%) Marketing
9 16 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.55%) Law
12 9 (0.41%) Automotive
13 8 (0.36%) Billing
13 8 (0.36%) Legal
14 6 (0.27%) Advertising
14 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.27%) Publishing
15 5 (0.23%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1,800 (81.82%) Developer
2 1,570 (71.36%) Java Developer
3 244 (11.09%) Senior Developer
4 226 (10.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 202 (9.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 157 (7.14%) AWS Developer
7 125 (5.68%) Java Engineer
8 113 (5.14%) Architect
8 113 (5.14%) Lead Developer
9 110 (5.00%) Agile Developer
10 108 (4.91%) Lead Java Developer
11 106 (4.82%) Agile Java Developer
12 80 (3.64%) Angular Developer
13 69 (3.14%) React Developer
14 65 (2.95%) Software Engineer
15 63 (2.86%) Backend Developer
16 54 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
17 53 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
18 49 (2.23%) Java Architect
18 49 (2.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,974 (89.73%) Spring
2 577 (26.23%) RESTful
3 528 (24.00%) REST
4 506 (23.00%) Hibernate
5 483 (21.95%) Web Services
6 370 (16.82%) AngularJS
7 310 (14.09%) Kafka
8 295 (13.41%) HTML
9 265 (12.05%) Node.js
10 257 (11.68%) CSS
11 243 (11.05%) React
12 214 (9.73%) J2EE
13 203 (9.23%) SOAP
14 176 (8.00%) JSON
15 169 (7.68%) JMS
16 166 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
17 164 (7.45%) Apache Camel
18 160 (7.27%) HTML5
19 150 (6.82%) Spring MVC
20 127 (5.77%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 280 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (2.91%) User Experience
3 56 (2.55%) Fintech
4 48 (2.18%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (1.50%) Cloud Native
7 28 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 17 (0.77%) Online Games
11 16 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.64%) NHS
14 12 (0.55%) Equities
15 11 (0.50%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.50%) Wiki
16 10 (0.45%) PKI
17 9 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
18 8 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 256 (11.64%) Linux
2 115 (5.23%) Unix
3 29 (1.32%) Windows
4 27 (1.23%) CentOS
5 22 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (0.82%) Android
7 15 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.55%) Solaris
10 10 (0.45%) VMS
11 3 (0.14%) AIX
11 3 (0.14%) HPUX
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.045%) Debian
12 1 (0.045%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,471 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,336 (60.73%) Microservices
3 993 (45.14%) TDD
4 570 (25.91%) DevOps
5 527 (23.95%) BDD
6 418 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
7 395 (17.95%) Scrum
8 310 (14.09%) Test Automation
9 227 (10.32%) MVC
10 205 (9.32%) Software Engineering
11 188 (8.55%) Kanban
12 181 (8.23%) Open Source
13 160 (7.27%) OO
14 137 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
15 129 (5.86%) E-Commerce
16 122 (5.55%) Pair Programming
17 114 (5.18%) Unit Testing
18 102 (4.64%) SOA
19 96 (4.36%) Continuous Deployment
20 79 (3.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,138 (97.18%) Java
2 1,186 (53.91%) Java 8
3 607 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 320 (14.55%) SQL
5 136 (6.18%) Scala
6 107 (4.86%) Python
7 99 (4.50%) ES6
8 83 (3.77%) Java 9
9 66 (3.00%) TypeScript
10 51 (2.32%) Kotlin
10 51 (2.32%) PL/SQL
11 50 (2.27%) Groovy
12 41 (1.86%) Ruby
13 38 (1.73%) C#
14 26 (1.18%) Perl
15 18 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.82%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.55%) Clojure
16 12 (0.55%) Go
17 10 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 126 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 104 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 75 (3.41%) Degree
4 45 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.45%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.32%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.091%) CEH
10 2 (0.091%) CISSP
10 2 (0.091%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.045%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.045%) SAFe Agilist
11 1 (0.045%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.09%) QA
2 18 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.32%) PMO
4 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.23%) PSD2
5 1 (0.045%) GDPR
System Software
1 839 (38.14%) Docker
2 45 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.00%) vSphere
4 28 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.64%) OpenAM
6 11 (0.50%) HDFS
6 11 (0.50%) OpenDJ
7 8 (0.36%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.045%) etcd
9 1 (0.045%) KVM
9 1 (0.045%) oVirt
9 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 317 (14.41%) Kubernetes
2 127 (5.77%) Ansible
3 105 (4.77%) Puppet
4 104 (4.73%) Terraform
5 54 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.14%) Kibana
7 41 (1.86%) logstash
8 38 (1.73%) Mesos
9 32 (1.45%) Consul
9 32 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
9 32 (1.45%) Marathon
10 21 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
11 20 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
12 19 (0.86%) Grafana
13 12 (0.55%) Nagios
14 10 (0.45%) linkerd
14 10 (0.45%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.41%) Pingdom
15 9 (0.41%) Uchiwa
15 9 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 202 (9.18%) Oracle
2 81 (3.68%) Google
3 64 (2.91%) IBM
4 46 (2.09%) VMware
5 43 (1.95%) WSO2
6 39 (1.77%) Microsoft
7 29 (1.32%) AppDynamics
7 29 (1.32%) Splunk
8 25 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.05%) MuleSoft
10 21 (0.95%) Dynatrace
11 19 (0.86%) Adobe
12 18 (0.82%) New Relic
13 16 (0.73%) ForgeRock
14 15 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.59%) hybris
16 12 (0.55%) Pega
16 12 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.50%) Bloomberg
17 11 (0.50%) Reuters