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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 154 168 177
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 18 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.74% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.62% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 22
Median daily rate £575 £525 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £347 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +43.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
1692 2474 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.86% 45.82% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 2060 1919
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (65.63%) TDD
4 19 (59.38%) MongoDB
5 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 16 (50.00%) Finance
6 16 (50.00%) Grails
7 15 (46.88%) Scala
8 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
9 13 (40.63%) Clojure
9 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (40.63%) jQuery
10 12 (37.50%) Scrum
10 12 (37.50%) HTML
10 12 (37.50%) CSS
10 12 (37.50%) HTML5
10 12 (37.50%) CSS3
11 11 (34.38%) YUI
11 11 (34.38%) Puppet
11 11 (34.38%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (34.38%) MySQL
12 9 (28.13%) Python
12 9 (28.13%) Jython
12 9 (28.13%) JRuby
12 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (25.00%) Confluence
13 8 (25.00%) JIRA
13 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 6 (18.75%) SQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Pig
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
2 3 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MongoDB
2 11 (34.38%) MySQL
3 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Neo4j
5 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
6 3 (9.38%) Big Data
6 3 (9.38%) BigQuery
6 3 (9.38%) HBase
7 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.25%) Redis
7 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) MarkLogic
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.13%) SimpleDB
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (12.50%) Zephyr
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) VisualVM
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) gulp
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
1 19 (59.38%) Java Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Senior Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Grails
2 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 13 (40.63%) jQuery
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
4 12 (37.50%) CSS3
4 12 (37.50%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) HTML5
5 11 (34.38%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (34.38%) YUI
6 9 (28.13%) JRuby
7 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
7 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) Java EE
8 3 (9.38%) Spring
9 2 (6.25%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) JMX
9 2 (6.25%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) OSGi
9 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) DataPower
2 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Open Source
8 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) Scala
4 13 (40.63%) Clojure
5 9 (28.13%) Jython
5 9 (28.13%) Python
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby
8 2 (6.25%) C
9 1 (3.13%) C-shell
9 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Graphite
3 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.38%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.13%) webMethods