Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 138 167
Rank change year-on-year +42 +29 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring Boot 110 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 1.04% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.03% 4.18% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 30 27
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +12.82% +50.00%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £373
90th Percentile £550 £599 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £101.54 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +174.43% - -

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 1,565 1,148 1,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.00% 24.79% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 756 1,009
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £252
90th Percentile £575 £575 £514
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £11.03 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +36 62 £450 -18.18% 4
Shropshire -5 39 £495 -
Solihull - 3 £375 -
Coventry -17 1 £325 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £463 -
Spring Boot
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (90.00%) Spring
3 95 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (65.45%) Microservices
5 65 (59.09%) TDD
6 59 (53.64%) Git (software)
7 53 (48.18%) Apache Camel
8 47 (42.73%) Java 8
9 45 (40.91%) DevOps
10 43 (39.09%) BDD
11 41 (37.27%) Jenkins
11 41 (37.27%) RESTful
12 40 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (34.55%) Hibernate
14 36 (32.73%) Web Services
15 34 (30.91%) Maven
16 33 (30.00%) Security Cleared
16 33 (30.00%) SOAP
17 32 (29.09%) SonarQube
18 31 (28.18%) JUnit
18 31 (28.18%) Mockito
19 30 (27.27%) Scrum
19 30 (27.27%) Docker
20 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
20 28 (25.45%) SC Cleared
21 27 (24.55%) Kanban
22 24 (21.82%) DbUnit
22 24 (21.82%) REST
23 23 (20.91%) PowerMock
23 23 (20.91%) jMock

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 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.64%) Apache
3 4 (3.64%) Documentum
3 4 (3.64%) JBoss
3 4 (3.64%) nginx
4 3 (2.73%) Mule
4 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.64%) GitHub
4 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.73%) IaaS
5 3 (2.73%) PaaS
5 3 (2.73%) SaaS
6 2 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) HTTP
1 7 (6.36%) SSL
1 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.91%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.73%) MySQL
6 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (53.64%) Git (software)
2 41 (37.27%) Jenkins
3 34 (30.91%) Maven
4 32 (29.09%) SonarQube
5 31 (28.18%) JUnit
5 31 (28.18%) Mockito
6 24 (21.82%) DbUnit
7 23 (20.91%) jMock
8 15 (13.64%) Subversion
9 14 (12.73%) Cucumber
9 14 (12.73%) IntelliJ
10 7 (6.36%) Bitbucket
10 7 (6.36%) SoapUI
11 6 (5.45%) Grunt
12 5 (4.55%) Selenium
13 4 (3.64%) Ant
13 4 (3.64%) Gatling
13 4 (3.64%) gulp
13 4 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (3.64%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (4.55%) Retail
2 3 (2.73%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (76.36%) Developer
2 73 (66.36%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Agile Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Agile Java Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Developer in Test
8 5 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (1.82%) SOA Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (90.00%) Spring
2 53 (48.18%) Apache Camel
3 41 (37.27%) RESTful
4 38 (34.55%) Hibernate
5 36 (32.73%) Web Services
6 33 (30.00%) SOAP
7 24 (21.82%) REST
8 23 (20.91%) J2EE
8 23 (20.91%) PowerMock
9 18 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (14.55%) JSON
11 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.82%) JPA
12 13 (11.82%) Node.js
13 12 (10.91%) CSS
13 12 (10.91%) HTML
14 10 (9.09%) Dropwizard
15 9 (8.18%) React
15 9 (8.18%) Swagger
15 9 (8.18%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) NHS
2 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.73%) AIX
4 3 (2.73%) HPUX
4 3 (2.73%) Solaris
4 3 (2.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (65.45%) Microservices
3 65 (59.09%) TDD
4 45 (40.91%) DevOps
5 43 (39.09%) BDD
6 40 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (27.27%) Scrum
8 27 (24.55%) Kanban
9 16 (14.55%) Process Improvement
9 16 (14.55%) Test Strategy
10 15 (13.64%) Migration
11 13 (11.82%) Test Automation
12 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 9 (8.18%) MVC
14 9 (8.18%) Open Source
15 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
16 7 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (42.73%) Java 8
3 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.09%) SQL
5 9 (8.18%) Groovy
5 9 (8.18%) Ruby
6 4 (3.64%) C#
6 4 (3.64%) Haskell
6 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 4 (3.64%) Python
7 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.73%) XPath
8 1 (0.91%) ES6
8 1 (0.91%) Scala
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PMO
2 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 30 (27.27%) Docker
2 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.82%) etcd
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) Puppet
2 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.55%) Ansible
3 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.64%) Grafana
4 4 (3.64%) Kibana
5 2 (1.82%) Consul
5 2 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) WSO2
2 15 (13.64%) IBM
3 12 (10.91%) Google
4 11 (10.00%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) Pega
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft