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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 157 176 210
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +34
Contract jobs citing Groovy 41 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.05% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 15
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£525 £495 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £375 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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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
2464 2469 3225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.85% 42.47% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1894 2491
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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 28 August 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 52 (91.23%) Java
2 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (59.65%) TDD
4 21 (36.84%) Ruby
4 21 (36.84%) Web Services
5 19 (33.33%) BDD
5 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
6 18 (31.58%) Grails
6 18 (31.58%) Pair Programming
7 17 (29.82%) Scala
8 16 (28.07%) Spring
8 16 (28.07%) Python
9 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 15 (26.32%) Scrum
9 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 14 (24.56%) Degree
10 14 (24.56%) QA
10 14 (24.56%) JUnit
11 13 (22.81%) Gradle
11 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 12 (21.05%) REST
13 11 (19.30%) Docker
13 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
13 11 (19.30%) Maven
14 10 (17.54%) Selenium
14 10 (17.54%) Subversion
14 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
14 10 (17.54%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.04%) Jetty
3 5 (8.77%) Node.js
4 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Boomi
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) SMTP
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) Azkaban
8 1 (1.75%) Redis
8 1 (1.75%) Riak
8 1 (1.75%) Big Data
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
2 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 14 (24.56%) JUnit
4 13 (22.81%) Gradle
5 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 11 (19.30%) Maven
7 10 (17.54%) Subversion
7 10 (17.54%) Selenium
8 8 (14.04%) JMeter
9 6 (10.53%) Mockito
10 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
11 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
11 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
12 2 (3.51%) Ant
12 2 (3.51%) JIRA
12 2 (3.51%) Geb
13 1 (1.75%) Liquibase
13 1 (1.75%) Facilita Forecast
13 1 (1.75%) Spock
13 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (10.53%) Front Office
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Scala Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (7.02%) Programmer
5 4 (7.02%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 4 (7.02%) Java Programmer
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) Web Services
2 18 (31.58%) Grails
3 16 (28.07%) Spring
4 12 (21.05%) REST
5 10 (17.54%) RESTful
5 10 (17.54%) XML
6 7 (12.28%) JSON
7 6 (10.53%) SOAP
7 6 (10.53%) HTML
7 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.77%) Guice
9 4 (7.02%) J2EE
10 3 (5.26%) .NET
11 2 (3.51%) Middleware
11 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (3.51%) CSS
11 2 (3.51%) JDBC
11 2 (3.51%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.51%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.75%) Derivative
2 1 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) TDD
3 19 (33.33%) BDD
4 18 (31.58%) Pair Programming
5 15 (26.32%) Scrum
6 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.79%) Open Source
7 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.53%) Microservices
9 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.53%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (8.77%) OO
10 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) Build Automation
10 5 (8.77%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) Ruby
3 17 (29.82%) Scala
4 16 (28.07%) Python
5 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) C#
8 3 (5.26%) Clojure
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.75%) Go
10 1 (1.75%) VBA
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.77%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Oozie
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
3 1 (1.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) VMware
1 5 (8.77%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (7.02%) Sybase
2 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) webMethods
5 1 (1.75%) Reuters
5 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) hybris
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago