The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 175 181 191
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Groovy 16 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.96% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 15
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£450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 -
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -
Groovy
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2279 2489 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.20% 41.80% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1967 2135
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 28
Average hourly rate £23.99 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy across the City of London region.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy.

1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) Web Services
5 13 (41.94%) Spring
6 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
7 11 (35.48%) BDD
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
7 11 (35.48%) TDD
7 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Scala
9 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
9 9 (29.03%) Ruby
10 8 (25.81%) QA
10 8 (25.81%) Selenium
10 8 (25.81%) XML
10 8 (25.81%) Hudson
10 8 (25.81%) RESTful
10 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
11 7 (22.58%) DevOps
11 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
11 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) Python
11 7 (22.58%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) JIRA
12 6 (19.35%) Grails
12 6 (19.35%) Maven
12 6 (19.35%) JavaScript

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 3 (9.68%) Redis
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Hudson
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 7 (22.58%) JIRA
4 6 (19.35%) Maven
4 6 (19.35%) JUnit
5 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.90%) JBehave
6 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.90%) Subversion
6 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (12.90%) TestNG
6 4 (12.90%) Ant
7 3 (9.68%) Gradle
8 2 (6.45%) Spock
8 2 (6.45%) Geb
8 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
8 2 (6.45%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) ETL Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 13 (41.94%) Spring
3 8 (25.81%) XML
3 8 (25.81%) RESTful
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) Grails
6 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.90%) REST
8 3 (9.68%) Swing
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (9.68%) Java EE
9 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) JSF
9 2 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
9 2 (6.45%) Spring Security
9 2 (6.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) BDD
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
2 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Use Case
5 4 (12.90%) V-Model
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) ATDD
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Scala
4 9 (29.03%) Ruby
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 2 (6.45%) C#
8 2 (6.45%) XQuery
9 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.23%) Korn
9 1 (3.23%) Clojure
9 1 (3.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Varnish
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) Reuters
3 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
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