Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 180 328
Rank change year-on-year +9 +148 +276
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,473 1,482 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.48% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 4.46% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 1,096 501
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +2.56%
10th Percentile £408 £375 £331
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £102.77 -
% change year-on-year -65.94% - -

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 29,421 33,203 29,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.42% 33.26% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,551 23,331 20,186
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% +6.82% +3.53%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 341 376
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.66% +5.26%
10th Percentile £17.70 £15.43 £15.63
90th Percentile £60.00 £65.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +5.26%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019.

Contractor 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 20 June 2019. 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 +4 1,354 £510 +4.62% 106
London +39 735 £550 +7.32% 59
UK excluding London -4 724 £475 +5.56% 57
North of England +16 260 £475 +11.76% 15
South East -83 146 £450 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire -1 145 £475 +11.76% 2
North West +40 104 £450 - 10
East of England +48 87 £475 -1.30% 8
Midlands +4 84 £495 +16.47% 9
Scotland +41 76 £475 - 3
West Midlands -7 52 £468 +10.00% 6
South West -23 39 £463 +12.12% 1
East Midlands +20 32 £538 +13.16% 3
Wales +14 25 £475 +35.71% 1
North East +15 11 £630 +40.00% 3
Northern Ireland -2 5 £500 +5.26% 6
Channel Islands - 2 £469 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 1,421 (96.47%) Java
2 1,286 (87.30%) Spring
3 926 (62.86%) Microservices
4 872 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
5 724 (49.15%) Java 8
6 557 (37.81%) TDD
7 499 (33.88%) Docker
8 488 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
9 482 (32.72%) Git (software)
10 448 (30.41%) Jenkins
11 413 (28.04%) DevOps
12 388 (26.34%) JavaScript
13 350 (23.76%) REST
14 326 (22.13%) Maven
15 309 (20.98%) BDD
16 297 (20.16%) RESTful
17 285 (19.35%) Scrum
18 267 (18.13%) JUnit
19 263 (17.85%) SQL
20 262 (17.79%) AngularJS
21 258 (17.52%) Node.js
22 250 (16.97%) Hibernate
23 247 (16.77%) HTML
24 234 (15.89%) Kubernetes
25 232 (15.75%) Kafka
26 229 (15.55%) Web Services
27 219 (14.87%) CSS
28 217 (14.73%) Banking
29 216 (14.66%) React
30 205 (13.92%) Finance

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
1 101 (6.86%) Confluence
2 83 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (4.14%) Apache Spark
4 41 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 41 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 40 (2.72%) Apache Solr
6 34 (2.31%) Apache
6 34 (2.31%) JBoss
7 31 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.36%) Mule
8 20 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 17 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (1.09%) Magnolia
11 15 (1.02%) Alfresco
11 15 (1.02%) Jetty
12 12 (0.81%) MQSeries
13 10 (0.68%) Anypoint
13 10 (0.68%) CMS
14 7 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Magento
1 6 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.34%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.20%) Quorum
3 3 (0.20%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.20%) Ripple XRP
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.068%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 488 (33.13%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (5.43%) GitHub
4 74 (5.02%) Serverless
5 72 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
6 53 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
7 49 (3.33%) OpenShift
8 46 (3.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 44 (2.99%) Slack
10 36 (2.44%) Apigee
11 35 (2.38%) Amazon S3
12 30 (2.04%) PaaS
13 24 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
14 19 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
15 18 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (1.15%) SaaS
17 14 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
17 14 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.99%) HTTP
2 18 (1.22%) DNS
3 17 (1.15%) FTP
3 17 (1.15%) SSL
4 16 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.88%) Internet
6 12 (0.81%) Skype
7 10 (0.68%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.54%) AMQP
9 4 (0.27%) PuTTY
9 4 (0.27%) SNMP
10 3 (0.20%) DSL
11 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.068%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.068%) Intranet
12 1 (0.068%) MPLS
12 1 (0.068%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.068%) SMPP
12 1 (0.068%) SSH
12 1 (0.068%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (12.02%) NoSQL
2 162 (11.00%) MongoDB
3 135 (9.16%) MySQL
4 105 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 72 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 68 (4.62%) Big Data
8 66 (4.48%) Oracle Database
9 61 (4.14%) Redis
10 59 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 56 (3.80%) Hadoop
12 45 (3.05%) SQL Server
13 33 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (1.97%) RDBMS
15 27 (1.83%) HBase
16 23 (1.56%) MariaDB
17 21 (1.43%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.95%) Impala
19 13 (0.88%) DB2
20 11 (0.75%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 482 (32.72%) Git (software)
2 448 (30.41%) Jenkins
3 326 (22.13%) Maven
4 267 (18.13%) JUnit
5 178 (12.08%) JIRA
6 98 (6.65%) Gradle
6 98 (6.65%) Selenium
7 95 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 90 (6.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 88 (5.97%) Mockito
10 87 (5.91%) SonarQube
11 81 (5.50%) GitLab
12 49 (3.33%) SoapUI
13 48 (3.26%) Spock
14 46 (3.12%) Subversion
15 45 (3.05%) IntelliJ
16 40 (2.72%) Artifactory
17 37 (2.51%) gulp
18 32 (2.17%) Eclipse
19 27 (1.83%) git-flow
General
1 217 (14.73%) Banking
2 205 (13.92%) Finance
3 52 (3.53%) Retail
4 23 (1.56%) Front Office
5 21 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.29%) Games
6 19 (1.29%) Legal
7 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.54%) Marketing
7 8 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.48%) Back Office
9 6 (0.41%) Automotive
10 5 (0.34%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.34%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.27%) German Language
11 4 (0.27%) Law
11 4 (0.27%) Publishing
12 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.068%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,177 (79.90%) Developer
2 949 (64.43%) Java Developer
3 176 (11.95%) Senior Developer
4 169 (11.47%) Full Stack Developer
5 157 (10.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 81 (5.50%) AWS Developer
7 73 (4.96%) Java Engineer
8 71 (4.82%) Architect
9 64 (4.34%) Lead Developer
10 55 (3.73%) Lead Java Developer
11 54 (3.67%) React Developer
12 53 (3.60%) Backend Developer
13 46 (3.12%) Software Engineer
14 45 (3.05%) Angular Developer
15 44 (2.99%) Agile Developer
16 43 (2.92%) Agile Java Developer
17 38 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
18 35 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
19 31 (2.10%) Technical Architect
20 30 (2.04%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,286 (87.30%) Spring
2 350 (23.76%) REST
3 297 (20.16%) RESTful
4 262 (17.79%) AngularJS
5 258 (17.52%) Node.js
6 250 (16.97%) Hibernate
7 247 (16.77%) HTML
8 232 (15.75%) Kafka
9 229 (15.55%) Web Services
10 219 (14.87%) CSS
11 216 (14.66%) React
12 156 (10.59%) SOAP
13 151 (10.25%) HTML5
14 142 (9.64%) JSON
15 116 (7.88%) J2EE
16 99 (6.72%) CSS3
17 95 (6.45%) JPA
18 88 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
19 86 (5.84%) Apache Camel
20 72 (4.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.93%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (7.13%) User Experience
3 45 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 32 (2.17%) Cloud Native
8 25 (1.70%) Data Structures
9 24 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
12 12 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.81%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.75%) Online Games
14 9 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.48%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.48%) iPad
17 6 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.47%) Linux
2 123 (8.35%) Unix
3 55 (3.73%) CentOS
4 31 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.29%) Android
6 15 (1.02%) Windows
7 12 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.41%) VMS
9 4 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.068%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.068%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (62.86%) Microservices
2 872 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
3 557 (37.81%) TDD
4 413 (28.04%) DevOps
5 309 (20.98%) BDD
6 285 (19.35%) Scrum
7 187 (12.70%) Test Automation
8 146 (9.91%) Software Engineering
9 145 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (9.16%) Kanban
11 117 (7.94%) OO
12 111 (7.54%) Open Source
13 100 (6.79%) MVC
14 92 (6.25%) Pair Programming
15 83 (5.63%) E-Commerce
16 78 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
17 68 (4.62%) Fintech
18 65 (4.41%) Unit Testing
19 63 (4.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
20 62 (4.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,421 (96.47%) Java
2 724 (49.15%) Java 8
3 388 (26.34%) JavaScript
4 263 (17.85%) SQL
5 105 (7.13%) ES6
6 84 (5.70%) Python
7 65 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 63 (4.28%) Scala
9 46 (3.12%) Bash Shell
10 42 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 36 (2.44%) ES7
12 26 (1.77%) Kotlin
13 22 (1.49%) Java 9
14 21 (1.43%) Perl
15 20 (1.36%) Apple Swift
15 20 (1.36%) Ruby
16 19 (1.29%) Groovy
17 17 (1.15%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.54%) C#
19 7 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 83 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 29 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (1.90%) Degree
5 23 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 20 (1.36%) OCPJP
7 12 (0.81%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.068%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.068%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.51%) QA
2 10 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) PSD2
5 1 (0.068%) GDPR
5 1 (0.068%) MiFID
5 1 (0.068%) PMO
System Software
1 499 (33.88%) Docker
2 21 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.43%) vSphere
3 14 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.75%) HDFS
5 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.27%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.20%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.14%) Postfix
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 234 (15.89%) Kubernetes
2 90 (6.11%) Terraform
3 57 (3.87%) Ansible
4 38 (2.58%) Puppet
5 30 (2.04%) Kibana
6 28 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.09%) logstash
8 15 (1.02%) Marathon
8 15 (1.02%) Mesos
9 13 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.61%) linkerd
11 7 (0.48%) Cobbler
11 7 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.41%) Consul
12 6 (0.41%) Nagios
13 5 (0.34%) Graphite
13 5 (0.34%) Rancher
13 5 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.27%) Grafana
14 4 (0.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 159 (10.79%) Oracle
2 64 (4.34%) Red Hat
3 44 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 43 (2.92%) Google
5 37 (2.51%) AppDynamics
6 36 (2.44%) MuleSoft
7 33 (2.24%) Splunk
8 24 (1.63%) VMware
9 23 (1.56%) hybris
9 23 (1.56%) IBM
10 22 (1.49%) WSO2
11 20 (1.36%) Sun
12 18 (1.22%) Adobe
13 17 (1.15%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.95%) SAP
15 12 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.75%) Cloudera
17 7 (0.48%) BEA
17 7 (0.48%) Informatica
17 7 (0.48%) webMethods