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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 154 138 174
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +36
Contract jobs citing Groovy 12 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 18
Median daily rate £575 £488 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £611 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1663 1637 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.95% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1376 2081
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 26 (86.67%) Java
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 17 (56.67%) Finance
4 16 (53.33%) MongoDB
5 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 14 (46.67%) Clojure
6 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 13 (43.33%) Grails
7 13 (43.33%) Puppet
8 12 (40.00%) HTML5
8 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (40.00%) CSS3
8 12 (40.00%) HTML
8 12 (40.00%) CSS
9 11 (36.67%) MySQL
9 11 (36.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (36.67%) YUI
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
9 11 (36.67%) Scala
10 10 (33.33%) Python
11 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (26.67%) JRuby
12 8 (26.67%) Jython
12 8 (26.67%) JIRA
13 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
13 7 (23.33%) Confluence
13 7 (23.33%) DevOps

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 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (36.67%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) BigQuery
4 3 (10.00%) HBase
4 3 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.67%) MarkLogic
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) SimpleDB
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 4 (13.33%) SonarQube
4 4 (13.33%) Zephyr
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) Subversion
6 2 (6.67%) Ant
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) Mockito
6 2 (6.67%) TestNG
7 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.33%) Gradle
7 1 (3.33%) jMock
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.33%) VisualVM
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
1 19 (63.33%) Java Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.67%) C Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 13 (43.33%) Grails
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) CSS3
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) HTML5
3 12 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 11 (36.67%) YUI
5 8 (26.67%) JRuby
6 3 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Thrift
7 2 (6.67%) Finagle
7 2 (6.67%) Node.js
7 2 (6.67%) Ratpack
7 2 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) Sinatra
7 2 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (23.33%) DevOps
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) High Availability
8 4 (13.33%) Microservices
8 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
9 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) OO
10 2 (6.67%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (6.67%) Kanban
10 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (6.67%) OOD
10 2 (6.67%) Open Source
10 2 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) Clojure
4 11 (36.67%) Scala
5 10 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (26.67%) Jython
7 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (13.33%) Ruby
9 3 (10.00%) Perl
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) Veracode
5 1 (3.33%) webMethods
5 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
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