Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 342 619
Rank change year-on-year +149 +277 +199
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 1,437 627 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 2.17% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,062 430 155
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £329
90th Percentile £602 £588 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.54 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £102.77 - -

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 33,307 28,917 30,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.81% 31.99% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,462 20,011 21,035
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 353 436
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.26 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.19 £13.50
90th Percentile £65.45 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +1.88% +5.96% +7.86%

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 25 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 +162 1,327 £488 +8.33% 258
UK excluding London +145 779 £450 +5.88% 148
London +114 632 £513 +9.04% 132
South East +117 309 £500 +8.11% 42
North of England +82 239 £425 - 50
Yorkshire +94 171 £425 +13.33% 21
Midlands +48 87 £425 -15.04% 10
North West -23 61 £425 -5.56% 27
Scotland -7 54 £488 +39.29% 11
West Midlands +3 50 £425 -22.73% 9
East Midlands +28 37 £475 +18.75% 1
East of England +19 30 £475 +35.71% 19
South West +7 29 £400 -3.03% 5
Wales -17 16 £350 -13.04% 6
Northern Ireland +14 15 £500 - 5
North East +14 10 £425 +10.39% 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1,370 (95.34%) Java
2 1,311 (91.23%) Spring
3 907 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
4 739 (51.43%) Microservices
5 675 (46.97%) TDD
6 665 (46.28%) Java 8
7 432 (30.06%) JavaScript
8 410 (28.53%) Hibernate
9 407 (28.32%) RESTful
10 388 (27.00%) Jenkins
11 380 (26.44%) REST
12 369 (25.68%) Git (software)
13 353 (24.57%) Maven
14 350 (24.36%) Web Services
15 343 (23.87%) BDD
16 305 (21.22%) Docker
17 293 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
18 277 (19.28%) Test Automation
19 273 (19.00%) Scrum
20 267 (18.58%) AngularJS
21 238 (16.56%) Node.js
22 221 (15.38%) SOAP
23 214 (14.89%) HTML
23 214 (14.89%) Finance
24 206 (14.34%) NoSQL
25 205 (14.27%) Kafka
26 201 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
26 201 (13.99%) SQL
27 199 (13.85%) Software Engineering
28 197 (13.71%) DevOps

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 80 (5.57%) WebSphere
2 78 (5.43%) Apache
3 69 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 66 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 65 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (3.76%) Apache Spark
7 52 (3.62%) Confluence
8 32 (2.23%) MQSeries
9 25 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 22 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (1.32%) JBoss
11 19 (1.32%) Mule
12 17 (1.18%) CMS
13 16 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.77%) Mule ESB
16 10 (0.70%) GemFire
16 10 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
17 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
18 8 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 293 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (2.85%) GitHub
4 37 (2.57%) npm
5 32 (2.23%) OpenShift
6 25 (1.74%) IaaS
6 25 (1.74%) PaaS
7 22 (1.53%) Heroku
8 20 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.18%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.04%) Yarn
11 13 (0.90%) Slack
12 12 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (0.84%) Serverless
13 11 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.63%) Bluemix
15 9 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.06%) HTTP
2 28 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.88%) FTP
4 25 (1.74%) SSL
5 23 (1.60%) Kerberos
6 21 (1.46%) SMS
7 18 (1.25%) DNS
8 7 (0.49%) BIG-IP
8 7 (0.49%) SMTP
9 5 (0.35%) DSL
9 5 (0.35%) Internet
10 2 (0.14%) AMQP
10 2 (0.14%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.14%) SNMP
11 1 (0.070%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.070%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.070%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (14.34%) NoSQL
2 195 (13.57%) MongoDB
3 174 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
4 163 (11.34%) MySQL
5 124 (8.63%) Relational Database
6 117 (8.14%) Big Data
7 112 (7.79%) SQL Server
8 81 (5.64%) Redis
9 77 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 57 (3.97%) Oracle Database
11 53 (3.69%) Hadoop
12 40 (2.78%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.67%) Couchbase
14 21 (1.46%) Neo4j
15 17 (1.18%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
17 13 (0.90%) Riak
18 12 (0.84%) Cloud Spanner
18 12 (0.84%) NewSQL
19 11 (0.77%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 388 (27.00%) Jenkins
2 369 (25.68%) Git (software)
3 353 (24.57%) Maven
4 167 (11.62%) JUnit
5 119 (8.28%) Gradle
6 89 (6.19%) JIRA
7 85 (5.92%) Mockito
8 78 (5.43%) Cucumber
9 48 (3.34%) gulp
9 48 (3.34%) SonarQube
10 42 (2.92%) Selenium
11 41 (2.85%) GitLab
11 41 (2.85%) Subversion
12 35 (2.44%) IntelliJ
13 28 (1.95%) Artifactory
14 27 (1.88%) Eclipse
14 27 (1.88%) Jasmine
15 24 (1.67%) Spock
16 23 (1.60%) TeamCity
17 21 (1.46%) DbUnit
General
1 214 (14.89%) Finance
2 172 (11.97%) Banking
3 40 (2.78%) Retail
4 34 (2.37%) Games
5 32 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 32 (2.23%) Law
6 28 (1.95%) Front Office
7 10 (0.70%) Marketing
7 10 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 8 (0.56%) Back Office
8 8 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 8 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.42%) Automotive
9 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.28%) Advertising
11 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.21%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.21%) Publishing
12 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.070%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,195 (83.16%) Developer
2 984 (68.48%) Java Developer
3 182 (12.67%) Senior Developer
4 156 (10.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 99 (6.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 81 (5.64%) Lead Developer
7 80 (5.57%) Lead Java Developer
8 77 (5.36%) Architect
9 69 (4.80%) Java Engineer
10 68 (4.73%) Agile Developer
11 67 (4.66%) Angular Developer
12 65 (4.52%) Agile Java Developer
13 61 (4.24%) Software Engineer
14 44 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
15 41 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
16 40 (2.78%) Java Architect
17 39 (2.71%) React Developer
18 38 (2.64%) Big Data Developer
19 35 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
20 33 (2.30%) Apache Spark Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,311 (91.23%) Spring
2 410 (28.53%) Hibernate
3 407 (28.32%) RESTful
4 380 (26.44%) REST
5 350 (24.36%) Web Services
6 267 (18.58%) AngularJS
7 238 (16.56%) Node.js
8 221 (15.38%) SOAP
9 214 (14.89%) HTML
10 205 (14.27%) Kafka
11 166 (11.55%) React
12 163 (11.34%) CSS
12 163 (11.34%) RabbitMQ
13 131 (9.12%) HTML5
14 126 (8.77%) J2EE
15 125 (8.70%) Apache Camel
16 109 (7.59%) JMS
17 105 (7.31%) JSON
18 99 (6.89%) JPA
19 96 (6.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.46%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (3.06%) User Experience
4 32 (2.23%) Fintech
5 31 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (1.46%) iPad
7 20 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.77%) Online Games
12 7 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (0.49%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (0.49%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.42%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.42%) Derivative
13 6 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.35%) NHS
14 5 (0.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 188 (13.08%) Linux
2 81 (5.64%) Unix
3 16 (1.11%) Android
4 15 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.70%) Solaris
6 10 (0.70%) Ubuntu
6 10 (0.70%) Windows
7 8 (0.56%) HPUX
8 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
2 739 (51.43%) Microservices
3 675 (46.97%) TDD
4 343 (23.87%) BDD
5 277 (19.28%) Test Automation
6 273 (19.00%) Scrum
7 201 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
8 199 (13.85%) Software Engineering
9 197 (13.71%) DevOps
10 183 (12.73%) OO
11 153 (10.65%) MVC
12 134 (9.32%) Open Source
13 117 (8.14%) Kanban
14 101 (7.03%) E-Commerce
15 99 (6.89%) Unit Testing
16 89 (6.19%) SOA
17 80 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
18 73 (5.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 66 (4.59%) Continuous Delivery
20 61 (4.24%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,370 (95.34%) Java
2 665 (46.28%) Java 8
3 432 (30.06%) JavaScript
4 201 (13.99%) SQL
5 92 (6.40%) Scala
6 89 (6.19%) Python
7 78 (5.43%) Groovy
8 72 (5.01%) TypeScript
9 57 (3.97%) ES6
10 42 (2.92%) Ruby
11 40 (2.78%) Java 9
12 33 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 32 (2.23%) C#
13 32 (2.23%) Kotlin
14 28 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.39%) C++
15 20 (1.39%) Perl
16 9 (0.63%) C
17 8 (0.56%) PHP
18 6 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 80 (5.57%) SC Cleared
3 63 (4.38%) Degree
4 17 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.070%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.15%) QA
2 7 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.49%) GCP
3 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.35%) PMO
4 2 (0.14%) GDPR
4 2 (0.14%) SEPA
5 1 (0.070%) MiFID
System Software
1 305 (21.22%) Docker
2 42 (2.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 17 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.84%) vSphere
5 7 (0.49%) HDFS
6 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.21%) QEMU
8 2 (0.14%) etcd
8 2 (0.14%) Squid
9 1 (0.070%) KVM
9 1 (0.070%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.070%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.070%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.070%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 87 (6.05%) Puppet
2 78 (5.43%) Ansible
3 68 (4.73%) Terraform
4 65 (4.52%) Kubernetes
5 41 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
7 24 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (1.60%) Grafana
9 16 (1.11%) Consul
10 14 (0.97%) Graylog
11 13 (0.90%) Kibana
12 11 (0.77%) logstash
12 11 (0.77%) Nagios
13 9 (0.63%) Mesos
13 9 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.63%) Uchiwa
13 9 (0.63%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.56%) Marathon
15 7 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
16 6 (0.42%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 131 (9.12%) Oracle
2 69 (4.80%) IBM
3 42 (2.92%) MuleSoft
4 28 (1.95%) Splunk
5 23 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 22 (1.53%) AppDynamics
6 22 (1.53%) Hortonworks
7 20 (1.39%) New Relic
8 19 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.32%) VMware
9 18 (1.25%) Google
10 17 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.04%) Adobe
12 14 (0.97%) Reuters
13 13 (0.90%) FXall
14 11 (0.77%) hybris
15 8 (0.56%) Solace
16 7 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
16 7 (0.49%) F5
16 7 (0.49%) Informatica