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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 177 183 198
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing Groovy 31 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 16
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£490 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.27%
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
2513 2468 3004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.04% 42.11% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2072 1925 2293
Average daily rate £471 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 33
Average hourly rate £24.23 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 38 (84.44%) Java
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) TDD
4 18 (40.00%) Web Services
5 16 (35.56%) Spring
5 16 (35.56%) Ruby
5 16 (35.56%) NoSQL
6 15 (33.33%) Scala
7 14 (31.11%) Grails
7 14 (31.11%) SQL
8 13 (28.89%) Python
8 13 (28.89%) BDD
9 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
9 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 12 (26.67%) DevOps
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
9 12 (26.67%) Pair Programming
9 12 (26.67%) Scrum
10 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.22%) RESTful
11 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
11 10 (22.22%) Maven
12 9 (20.00%) Degree
12 9 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) Jetty
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) Node.js
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) Redis
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Riak
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Maven
3 9 (20.00%) JUnit
4 8 (17.78%) Gradle
5 7 (15.56%) Subversion
5 7 (15.56%) Selenium
6 5 (11.11%) JMeter
6 5 (11.11%) Hudson
7 4 (8.89%) Ant
7 4 (8.89%) JIRA
8 3 (6.67%) Mockito
8 3 (6.67%) Spock
9 2 (4.44%) Geb
9 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.44%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Publishing
2 3 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Scala Developer
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) Web Services
2 16 (35.56%) Spring
3 14 (31.11%) Grails
4 10 (22.22%) RESTful
5 9 (20.00%) XML
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (15.56%) REST
7 6 (13.33%) SOAP
8 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 5 (11.11%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (8.89%) Play Framework
10 3 (6.67%) Java EE
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5
10 3 (6.67%) Swing
10 3 (6.67%) JSP
10 3 (6.67%) J2EE
10 3 (6.67%) CSS
11 2 (4.44%) JDBC
11 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Replication
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.22%) Derivative
2 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) TDD
3 13 (28.89%) BDD
4 12 (26.67%) DevOps
4 12 (26.67%) Pair Programming
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Kanban
8 4 (8.89%) MVC
9 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (4.44%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (4.44%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) Ruby
3 15 (33.33%) Scala
4 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 13 (28.89%) Python
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) Clojure
8 2 (4.44%) C#
8 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) XQuery
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) C-shell
9 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.22%) Oozie
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Kibana
4 1 (2.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) Reuters
4 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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