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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 150 186 192
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +6
Contract jobs citing Groovy 13 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 20
Average daily rate £488 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
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
1620 2290 2613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.73% 42.07% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1834 2012
Average daily rate £490 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £30.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (48.00%) Grails
5 11 (44.00%) Spring
5 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (36.00%) Subversion
6 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) JIRA
8 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (24.00%) Confluence
9 6 (24.00%) REST
9 6 (24.00%) JUnit
9 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
10 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
10 5 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.00%) J2EE
10 5 (20.00%) SOAP
10 5 (20.00%) Apache
10 5 (20.00%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (24.00%) Confluence
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) Node.js
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (12.00%) Redis
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data
5 2 (8.00%) HBase
5 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (28.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) JUnit
5 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (16.00%) FishEye
7 3 (12.00%) EasyMock
7 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (12.00%) Geb
7 3 (12.00%) GitLab
7 3 (12.00%) Maven
7 3 (12.00%) Selenium
8 2 (8.00%) Gradle
8 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
8 2 (8.00%) JMeter
8 2 (8.00%) Spock
8 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (8.00%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Grails
2 11 (44.00%) Spring
3 9 (36.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (24.00%) REST
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) Java EE
8 2 (8.00%) JAXB
8 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (8.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.00%) DataPower
1 1 (4.00%) Life Science
1 1 (4.00%) RIA
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
1 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) VMS
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) C-shell
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Graphite
3 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Rally
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