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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 136 153
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +24
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,759 1,139 843
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.03% 1.95% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 6.40% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,307 775 625
10th Percentile £437 £392 £411
25th Percentile £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £523 £520
Median % change year-on-year +6.22% +0.48% -
75th Percentile £675 £610 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £468 £500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 3
10th Percentile £57.75 - £54.20
25th Percentile £60.00 £40.00 £56.75
Median hourly rate £66.25 £43.75 £62.00
Median % change year-on-year +51.43% -29.44% +24.00%
75th Percentile £75.39 £56.50 £66.25
90th Percentile £77.00 £67.43 £68.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +65.63% - -

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 23,448 17,787 14,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.03% 30.50% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,221 12,664 10,254
10th Percentile £400 £345 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £664 £594 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £450
% change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 183 134
10th Percentile £22.05 £22.81 £19.63
25th Percentile £35.00 £33.88 £31.56
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.20
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.60% +4.19%
75th Percentile £66.07 £57.50 £54.33
90th Percentile £76.64 £66.00 £65.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.78% - +3.45%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Top 17 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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +7 1,352 £600 +14.29% 303
Work from Home +40 1,009 £550 +4.76% 170
London -15 852 £625 +13.64% 187
UK excluding London +1 454 £523 +11.76% 132
Scotland +6 123 £488 +11.75% 17
South West +16 90 £513 +2.50% 11
North of England -18 79 £550 +15.79% 45
South East -31 65 £563 +36.36% 24
Yorkshire +4 45 £525 +10.53% 13
Midlands -24 43 £495 +15.65% 14
West Midlands -21 38 £500 +16.82% 8
East of England -20 31 £585 +11.43% 16
North West -26 31 £650 +36.84% 30
Wales -1 18 £538 +16.22% 2
Northern Ireland -11 5 £540 +16.63% 3
East Midlands -21 4 £468 +33.57% 6
North East -21 3 £538 +6.44% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,703 (96.82%) Java
2 1,469 (83.51%) Spring
3 1,053 (59.86%) Microservices
4 853 (48.49%) Agile
5 586 (33.31%) CI/CD
6 584 (33.20%) Jenkins
7 569 (32.35%) Docker
8 485 (27.57%) Kubernetes
9 479 (27.23%) DevOps
10 437 (24.84%) AWS
11 429 (24.39%) JavaScript
12 416 (23.65%) TDD
13 403 (22.91%) Git (software)
14 398 (22.63%) REST
15 391 (22.23%) Kafka
15 391 (22.23%) SQL
16 383 (21.77%) Software Engineering
17 359 (20.41%) Maven
18 358 (20.35%) React
19 355 (20.18%) Finance
20 288 (16.37%) Scrum
21 266 (15.12%) RESTful
22 265 (15.07%) NoSQL
23 259 (14.72%) Test Automation
24 254 (14.44%) Azure
24 254 (14.44%) Full Stack Development
25 253 (14.38%) Banking
26 248 (14.10%) PostgreSQL
27 225 (12.79%) Hibernate
28 224 (12.73%) Social Skills

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
1 114 (6.48%) Confluence
2 68 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 41 (2.33%) JBoss
5 40 (2.27%) Apache
6 37 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 30 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 17 (0.97%) Mule
10 14 (0.80%) Red Hat Fuse
11 13 (0.74%) GeoServer
11 13 (0.74%) nginx
12 11 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.57%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.51%) Jetty
15 7 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
15 7 (0.40%) Documentum
15 7 (0.40%) FileNet
15 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.34%) Camunda
Applications
1 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
1 6 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 437 (24.84%) AWS
2 254 (14.44%) Azure
3 134 (7.62%) OpenShift
4 127 (7.22%) GCP
5 121 (6.88%) GitHub
6 120 (6.82%) Serverless
7 110 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
8 86 (4.89%) Amazon S3
9 60 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (2.16%) Kong
12 32 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 27 (1.53%) Apigee
15 21 (1.19%) PaaS
16 19 (1.08%) Slack
17 17 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (0.91%) IaaS
19 12 (0.68%) AWS CodePipeline
20 10 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.79%) HTTP
2 30 (1.71%) HTTPS
3 15 (0.85%) Firewall
4 11 (0.63%) Internet
5 10 (0.57%) FTP
6 8 (0.45%) MQTT
7 7 (0.40%) SSL
7 7 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.28%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.23%) AMQP
9 4 (0.23%) DNS
9 4 (0.23%) SMTP
10 3 (0.17%) 5G
11 2 (0.11%) Broadband
11 2 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.11%) Intranet
11 2 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.057%) RTP
12 1 (0.057%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (15.07%) NoSQL
2 248 (14.10%) PostgreSQL
3 198 (11.26%) MongoDB
4 113 (6.42%) SQL Server
5 97 (5.51%) Relational Database
6 81 (4.60%) MySQL
7 80 (4.55%) Redis
8 53 (3.01%) Oracle Database
9 42 (2.39%) Amazon Aurora
10 39 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 32 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (1.36%) Big Data
12 24 (1.36%) GIS
13 23 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.14%) Hazelcast
15 19 (1.08%) DB2
16 16 (0.91%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.68%) Couchbase
18 10 (0.57%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 584 (33.20%) Jenkins
2 403 (22.91%) Git (software)
3 359 (20.41%) Maven
4 203 (11.54%) JUnit
5 186 (10.57%) JIRA
6 184 (10.46%) GitLab
7 107 (6.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 102 (5.80%) SonarQube
9 86 (4.89%) Mockito
10 84 (4.78%) Gradle
11 77 (4.38%) Cucumber
12 70 (3.98%) Artifactory
13 60 (3.41%) Selenium
14 57 (3.24%) TeamCity
15 42 (2.39%) Bitbucket
15 42 (2.39%) Postman
16 31 (1.76%) IntelliJ
17 26 (1.48%) JMeter
18 25 (1.42%) CircleCI
19 21 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 355 (20.18%) Finance
2 253 (14.38%) Banking
3 224 (12.73%) Social Skills
4 184 (10.46%) Public Sector
5 59 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (3.07%) Retail
7 43 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.53%) Front Office
9 25 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
12 17 (0.97%) Marketing
12 17 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
13 15 (0.85%) Legal
14 13 (0.74%) Automotive
14 13 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
14 13 (0.74%) Electronics
14 13 (0.74%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.63%) Law
16 8 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,269 (72.14%) Developer
2 986 (56.05%) Java Developer
3 233 (13.25%) Senior Developer
4 204 (11.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 152 (8.64%) Java Engineer
6 145 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
7 134 (7.62%) Software Engineer
8 60 (3.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 58 (3.30%) Architect
10 54 (3.07%) Java Software Engineer
11 47 (2.67%) Software Developer
12 46 (2.62%) Backend Developer
13 44 (2.50%) Technical Leader
14 43 (2.44%) Senior Java Engineer
15 38 (2.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 37 (2.10%) React Developer
17 31 (1.76%) Lead Developer
18 30 (1.71%) Senior Software Engineer
18 30 (1.71%) Solutions Architect
19 26 (1.48%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,469 (83.51%) Spring
2 398 (22.63%) REST
3 391 (22.23%) Kafka
4 358 (20.35%) React
5 266 (15.12%) RESTful
6 225 (12.79%) Hibernate
7 223 (12.68%) Node.js
8 218 (12.39%) HTML
9 201 (11.43%) AngularJS
10 181 (10.29%) Web Services
11 169 (9.61%) CSS
11 169 (9.61%) JSON
12 153 (8.70%) JPA
13 138 (7.85%) SOAP
14 119 (6.77%) XML
15 106 (6.03%) HTML5
16 103 (5.86%) Spring Security
17 100 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
18 98 (5.57%) OAuth
19 89 (5.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (4.89%) Cloud Native
2 74 (4.21%) User Experience
3 48 (2.73%) Legacy Systems
4 33 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
5 32 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
9 21 (1.19%) Media Streaming
10 18 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 16 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 16 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 14 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.63%) Credit Risk
14 11 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.57%) Clustering
15 10 (0.57%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 119 (6.77%) Linux
2 74 (4.21%) Unix
3 19 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (1.08%) Windows
4 14 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 12 (0.68%) Android
7 9 (0.51%) VMS
8 8 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.28%) CentOS
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.17%) zOS
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) MVS
12 2 (0.11%) Solaris
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.057%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.057%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,053 (59.86%) Microservices
2 853 (48.49%) Agile
3 586 (33.31%) CI/CD
4 479 (27.23%) DevOps
5 416 (23.65%) TDD
6 383 (21.77%) Software Engineering
7 288 (16.37%) Scrum
8 259 (14.72%) Test Automation
9 254 (14.44%) Full Stack Development
10 196 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
11 183 (10.40%) BDD
12 163 (9.27%) Unit Testing
13 154 (8.75%) Event-Driven
14 124 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
15 114 (6.48%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 114 (6.48%) Pair Programming
16 111 (6.31%) Kanban
17 104 (5.91%) MVC
18 103 (5.86%) OO
19 96 (5.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,703 (96.82%) Java
2 429 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 391 (22.23%) SQL
4 147 (8.36%) Python
5 136 (7.73%) TypeScript
6 85 (4.83%) Kotlin
7 60 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 39 (2.22%) Groovy
9 36 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 30 (1.71%) C#
11 27 (1.53%) Bash
12 18 (1.02%) Scala
13 14 (0.80%) Go
13 14 (0.80%) Ruby
14 13 (0.74%) Apple Swift
15 12 (0.68%) ES6
16 9 (0.51%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.45%) C++
18 4 (0.23%) C
18 4 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 212 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 159 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 52 (2.96%) Degree
4 41 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 36 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.28%) CISSP
7 5 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.23%) OCP
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.17%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.17%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.057%) CEH
10 1 (0.057%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.057%) GPEN
10 1 (0.057%) OSCP
10 1 (0.057%) SANS
10 1 (0.057%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.23%) QA
2 65 (3.70%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.51%) GDPR
4 7 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.40%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.28%) WCAG
6 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.17%) SEPA
7 2 (0.11%) FATCA
8 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.057%) NCSC
System Software
1 569 (32.35%) Docker
2 7 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.34%) Postfix
3 6 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.057%) etcd
5 1 (0.057%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.057%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 485 (27.57%) Kubernetes
2 130 (7.39%) Terraform
3 100 (5.69%) Ansible
4 74 (4.21%) Grafana
5 36 (2.05%) Kibana
6 23 (1.31%) Istio
7 20 (1.14%) Consul
8 19 (1.08%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.68%) Puppet
10 9 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.40%) logstash
11 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.28%) Kiali
14 4 (0.23%) Packer
15 3 (0.17%) Marathon
15 3 (0.17%) Mesos
15 3 (0.17%) Rancher
16 2 (0.11%) Ambari
16 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 212 (12.05%) Oracle
2 85 (4.83%) Microsoft
3 77 (4.38%) Google
4 44 (2.50%) AppDynamics
5 42 (2.39%) Splunk
6 41 (2.33%) IBM
7 37 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 23 (1.31%) Confluent
9 18 (1.02%) SAP
9 18 (1.02%) WSO2
10 13 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.68%) MuleSoft
12 11 (0.63%) Checkmarx
12 11 (0.63%) New Relic
13 9 (0.51%) Databricks
13 9 (0.51%) ForgeRock
14 8 (0.45%) webMethods
15 7 (0.40%) hybris
15 7 (0.40%) OpenText
16 6 (0.34%) Informatica