Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 130 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 68 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.11% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 4.53% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 50
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +12.82% -
10th Percentile £375 £375 £373
90th Percentile £526 £607 £525
England median daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.54 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.95% - -

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 1,539 1,081 1,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.88% 24.54% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 740 941
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.86%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +12.24% -14.60%
10th Percentile £11.63 £21.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.12% +8.00% +3.45%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Spring Boot as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring Boot in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring Boot in the West Midlands

Spring Boot
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor 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 23 July 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
Birmingham +8 53 £450 -18.18% 15
Shropshire -22 4 £493 -
Solihull - 2 £375 -
Spring Boot
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring Boot.

1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (92.65%) Spring
3 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (69.12%) TDD
5 46 (67.65%) Git (software)
6 43 (63.24%) Apache Camel
7 39 (57.35%) BDD
8 35 (51.47%) Java 8
9 34 (50.00%) Hibernate
10 32 (47.06%) Web Services
10 32 (47.06%) Security Cleared
11 31 (45.59%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (45.59%) Jenkins
11 31 (45.59%) Microservices
11 31 (45.59%) SOAP
11 31 (45.59%) Maven
12 30 (44.12%) Scrum
13 29 (42.65%) JUnit
14 27 (39.71%) Kanban
14 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
15 26 (38.24%) RESTful
15 26 (38.24%) SonarQube
15 26 (38.24%) J2EE
16 24 (35.29%) DbUnit
17 23 (33.82%) Mockito
17 23 (33.82%) jMock
17 23 (33.82%) PowerMock
18 22 (32.35%) Relational Database
19 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
20 19 (27.94%) WebSphere

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 19 (27.94%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Documentum
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 13 (19.12%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.41%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (67.65%) Git (software)
2 31 (45.59%) Jenkins
2 31 (45.59%) Maven
3 29 (42.65%) JUnit
4 26 (38.24%) SonarQube
5 24 (35.29%) DbUnit
6 23 (33.82%) jMock
6 23 (33.82%) Mockito
7 16 (23.53%) Subversion
8 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.35%) Gradle
8 5 (7.35%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.41%) JProfiler
10 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.47%) Grunt
10 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (13.24%) Banking
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (89.71%) Developer
2 59 (86.76%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Java Programmer
6 3 (4.41%) Programmer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 2 (2.94%) SOA Developer
8 1 (1.47%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (92.65%) Spring
2 43 (63.24%) Apache Camel
3 34 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 32 (47.06%) Web Services
5 31 (45.59%) SOAP
6 26 (38.24%) J2EE
6 26 (38.24%) RESTful
7 23 (33.82%) PowerMock
8 17 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 13 (19.12%) CSS
11 12 (17.65%) JPA
12 11 (16.18%) REST
13 8 (11.76%) Java EE
14 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
15 4 (5.88%) React
16 3 (4.41%) Node.js
17 1 (1.47%) Backbone.js
17 1 (1.47%) Dropwizard
17 1 (1.47%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (69.12%) TDD
3 39 (57.35%) BDD
4 31 (45.59%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (45.59%) Microservices
5 30 (44.12%) Scrum
6 27 (39.71%) Kanban
7 13 (19.12%) Migration
8 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 12 (17.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (10.29%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.35%) DevOps
11 5 (7.35%) OO
11 5 (7.35%) Open Source
11 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.88%) RAD
12 4 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) Java 8
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) Groovy
5 1 (1.47%) Java 9
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.47%) etcd
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.47%) Consul
2 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) IBM
2 12 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Pega
4 3 (4.41%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft