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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 147 185 190
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +5
Contract jobs citing Groovy 14 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.71% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 24
Median daily rate £500 £460 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £399 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -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
1599 2263 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.00% 41.65% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1825 1968
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -15.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 19 (82.61%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) Grails
4 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
5 9 (39.13%) Scala
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) Puppet
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) J2EE
9 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
9 5 (21.74%) CSS3
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 5 (21.74%) RESTful
9 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
9 5 (21.74%) Microservices

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 4 (17.39%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) NoSQL
2 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (26.09%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data
6 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (8.70%) HBase
6 2 (8.70%) Redis
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) GitLab
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.70%) Geb
4 2 (8.70%) Gradle
4 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Spock
4 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (8.70%) VisualVM
5 1 (4.35%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
4 8 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) CMS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Grails
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) JRuby
6 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (17.39%) YUI
7 3 (13.04%) Java EE
7 3 (13.04%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.70%) VMS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) TDD
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Microservices
3 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Scala
4 6 (26.09%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Clojure
5 4 (17.39%) Jython
6 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) C-shell
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Graphite
3 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase