Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 2 March 2021 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 126 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29 +72
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 13 26 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.85% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 3.42% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 66
Median daily rate £428 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.89% +8.11%
England median daily rate £506 £525 £515
% change year-on-year -3.57% +1.94% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.18 £50.00 £33.08
% change year-on-year +10.36% +51.15% -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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 439 761 1,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.49% 25.02% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 520 899
Median daily rate £400 £460 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +5.75% +8.75%
10th Percentile £263 £320 £313
90th Percentile £513 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -18.27% +69.60%
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +8.75%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Spring Boot as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in the West Midlands

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spring Boot in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Spring Boot in the West Midlands

Spring Boot
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spring Boot in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Spring Boot in the West Midlands

Spring Boot
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 March 2021. 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
Shropshire -5 11 £428 +2.21%
Birmingham +20 2 £400 -11.11% 8
Spring Boot
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring Boot.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) WebLogic
3 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Unix
3 11 (84.62%) webMethods
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (69.23%) BEA
5 8 (61.54%) Informatica
5 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
5 8 (61.54%) OO
5 8 (61.54%) RUP
5 8 (61.54%) J2EE
5 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
5 8 (61.54%) Maven
5 8 (61.54%) JSON
5 8 (61.54%) Java 8
5 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
5 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
5 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
5 8 (61.54%) WSO2
5 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
5 8 (61.54%) Ansible
5 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA

Spring Boot
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (84.62%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Postman
3 3 (23.08%) Toad
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (61.54%) Apache Camel
3 8 (61.54%) J2EE
3 8 (61.54%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) WireMock
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Microservices
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) RUP
3 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) API Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Java 8
3 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
1 11 (84.62%) webMethods
2 9 (69.23%) BEA
3 8 (61.54%) Informatica
3 8 (61.54%) WSO2