Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 134 212
Rank change year-on-year -44 +78 +223
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,008 1,897 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.91% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 5.69% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 1,452 938
UK median daily rate £520 £513 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +6.77% +6.67%
10th Percentile £409 £400 £375
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.04 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.82% -24.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.08 £45.00
% change year-on-year -51.63% -26.49% -

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 20,406 33,358 32,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.01% 33.66% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,925 23,492 22,904
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £329 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 299 336
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £40.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +3.57% +1.01%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.43 £20.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.14 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -7.92% +1.19% +6.33%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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 -40 921 £525 +2.44% 317
London -16 568 £550 - 174
UK excluding London -40 427 £475 - 163
North of England -1 152 £475 - 48
Yorkshire +5 76 £488 +2.63% 22
South West +55 72 £500 +11.11% 18
South East -62 59 £500 +5.26% 39
North West 0 57 £500 +11.11% 26
Scotland +8 53 £483 -3.50% 7
Midlands -54 49 £428 -4.89% 12
West Midlands -31 27 £439 -2.44% 8
East of England -6 23 £500 - 26
East Midlands +3 22 £425 -10.53% 4
North East +28 20 £450 -3.74%
Wales +4 16 £500 +21.21% 10
Northern Ireland - 7 £475 - 4

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 970 (96.23%) Java
2 883 (87.60%) Spring
3 588 (58.33%) Microservices
4 549 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
5 436 (43.25%) Java 8
6 404 (40.08%) Docker
7 335 (33.23%) TDD
8 318 (31.55%) AWS
9 258 (25.60%) Jenkins
10 257 (25.50%) Kubernetes
11 243 (24.11%) Maven
12 239 (23.71%) REST
13 238 (23.61%) AngularJS
14 234 (23.21%) Git (software)
15 223 (22.12%) JUnit
16 206 (20.44%) DevOps
17 194 (19.25%) Scrum
18 188 (18.65%) RESTful
19 186 (18.45%) JavaScript
20 178 (17.66%) SQL
21 176 (17.46%) React
22 169 (16.77%) Kafka
23 161 (15.97%) Finance
24 156 (15.48%) Test Automation
25 153 (15.18%) Web Services
26 148 (14.68%) BDD
27 141 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
28 140 (13.89%) HTML
29 135 (13.39%) Software Engineering
30 132 (13.10%) Banking

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 82 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (6.05%) Confluence
3 38 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 34 (3.37%) Apache Spark
5 30 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 29 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (2.08%) Camunda
8 11 (1.09%) Apache
9 7 (0.69%) JBoss
10 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.50%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.50%) Jetty
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.40%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.40%) SAS
13 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.20%) CMS
14 2 (0.20%) Headless CMS
14 2 (0.20%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 318 (31.55%) AWS
2 128 (12.70%) Azure
3 71 (7.04%) GCP
4 59 (5.85%) GitHub
5 40 (3.97%) OpenShift
6 37 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (3.67%) Serverless
7 27 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (2.08%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.79%) PaaS
10 14 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
11 11 (1.09%) SaaS
12 9 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
12 9 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 8 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.79%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.98%) HTTP
2 16 (1.59%) SSL
3 15 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.39%) FTP
5 11 (1.09%) DNS
6 6 (0.60%) Internet
7 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.30%) RTMP
8 3 (0.30%) SSH
9 1 (0.099%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.099%) Intranet
9 1 (0.099%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (13.10%) NoSQL
2 98 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 92 (9.13%) MySQL
4 69 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 57 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (3.27%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.48%) Big Data
8 25 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 20 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (1.98%) Flink
9 20 (1.98%) SQL Server
10 18 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 10 (0.99%) Redis
12 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (0.69%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.69%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 258 (25.60%) Jenkins
2 243 (24.11%) Maven
3 234 (23.21%) Git (software)
4 223 (22.12%) JUnit
5 131 (13.00%) Gradle
6 112 (11.11%) Mockito
7 86 (8.53%) JIRA
8 85 (8.43%) Cucumber
9 52 (5.16%) GitLab
10 40 (3.97%) Spock
11 39 (3.87%) Bitbucket
11 39 (3.87%) SonarQube
12 30 (2.98%) IntelliJ
13 27 (2.68%) Selenium
14 23 (2.28%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.98%) Eclipse
16 19 (1.88%) Gatling
17 18 (1.79%) Subversion
18 17 (1.69%) Artifactory
19 15 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 161 (15.97%) Finance
2 132 (13.10%) Banking
3 99 (9.82%) Public Sector
4 42 (4.17%) Front Office
5 39 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.28%) Marketing
7 10 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.79%) Retail
10 7 (0.69%) Back Office
10 7 (0.69%) Electronics
11 6 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.50%) Games
12 5 (0.50%) Police
13 4 (0.40%) Automotive
14 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
16 1 (0.099%) Law
16 1 (0.099%) Legal
Job Titles
1 790 (78.37%) Developer
2 640 (63.49%) Java Developer
3 132 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 110 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 108 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 76 (7.54%) AWS Developer
7 69 (6.85%) Java Engineer
8 63 (6.25%) Backend Developer
9 40 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 38 (3.77%) Angular Developer
10 38 (3.77%) React Developer
11 36 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 33 (3.27%) Architect
13 26 (2.58%) Senior Java Engineer
14 21 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (1.98%) Java Software Engineer
16 18 (1.79%) AWS Engineer
16 18 (1.79%) DevOps Engineer
17 17 (1.69%) Agile Developer
17 17 (1.69%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 883 (87.60%) Spring
2 239 (23.71%) REST
3 238 (23.61%) AngularJS
4 188 (18.65%) RESTful
5 176 (17.46%) React
6 169 (16.77%) Kafka
7 153 (15.18%) Web Services
8 140 (13.89%) HTML
9 131 (13.00%) CSS
10 117 (11.61%) Node.js
11 89 (8.83%) RabbitMQ
12 86 (8.53%) Hibernate
13 73 (7.24%) JPA
14 70 (6.94%) Spring Cloud
15 69 (6.85%) Apache Camel
16 68 (6.75%) SOAP
17 63 (6.25%) J2EE
18 62 (6.15%) JSON
19 59 (5.85%) HTML5
20 48 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (4.46%) User Experience
3 40 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.08%) Cloud Native
5 28 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 20 (1.98%) Semantic Web
8 16 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.99%) Derivative
12 9 (0.89%) Replication
13 8 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.79%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.69%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.60%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.12%) Linux
2 69 (6.85%) Unix
3 11 (1.09%) Android
4 9 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 6 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.60%) Solaris
5 6 (0.60%) Windows
6 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.099%) CentOS
7 1 (0.099%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (58.33%) Microservices
2 549 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (33.23%) TDD
4 206 (20.44%) DevOps
5 194 (19.25%) Scrum
6 156 (15.48%) Test Automation
7 148 (14.68%) BDD
8 141 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
9 135 (13.39%) Software Engineering
10 101 (10.02%) Pair Programming
11 84 (8.33%) Kanban
11 84 (8.33%) Open Source
12 76 (7.54%) Mentoring
13 59 (5.85%) Unit Testing
14 58 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 54 (5.36%) Coaching
15 54 (5.36%) OO
15 54 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
15 54 (5.36%) SDLC
16 48 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 970 (96.23%) Java
2 436 (43.25%) Java 8
3 186 (18.45%) JavaScript
4 178 (17.66%) SQL
5 87 (8.63%) Python
6 54 (5.36%) ES6
7 40 (3.97%) TypeScript
8 38 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 36 (3.57%) Groovy
9 36 (3.57%) Kotlin
10 27 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 25 (2.48%) Scala
12 23 (2.28%) C#
13 22 (2.18%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.19%) ES7
15 10 (0.99%) Ruby
16 9 (0.89%) Java 9
17 8 (0.79%) ES8
17 8 (0.79%) Go
18 6 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 94 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.08%) Degree
4 13 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.79%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.50%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.50%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.40%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.099%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.19%) QA
2 9 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (0.40%) HL7
4 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.30%) SEPA
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.099%) PMO
6 1 (0.099%) SLA
6 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 404 (40.08%) Docker
2 9 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.89%) vSphere
3 4 (0.40%) HDFS
4 3 (0.30%) Postfix
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.099%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.099%) zsh
Systems Management
1 257 (25.50%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.86%) Terraform
3 27 (2.68%) Ansible
4 15 (1.49%) Kibana
4 15 (1.49%) Puppet
5 14 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (0.89%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.69%) Consul
9 5 (0.50%) logstash
10 4 (0.40%) Grafana
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.099%) linkerd
13 1 (0.099%) Mesos
13 1 (0.099%) Packer
13 1 (0.099%) Rancher
13 1 (0.099%) Salt
Vendors
1 100 (9.92%) Oracle
2 53 (5.26%) Google
3 16 (1.59%) IBM
4 12 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.09%) SAP
6 10 (0.99%) BEA
7 9 (0.89%) Charles River
7 9 (0.89%) MuleSoft
7 9 (0.89%) VMware
8 7 (0.69%) AppDynamics
8 7 (0.69%) Splunk
9 6 (0.60%) HP
10 5 (0.50%) ForgeRock
10 5 (0.50%) SnapLogic
10 5 (0.50%) Sun
10 5 (0.50%) Sybase
11 4 (0.40%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.40%) Okta
11 4 (0.40%) Talend
12 3 (0.30%) Ping Identity