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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
London / City of London
Rank 149 139 169
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Contract jobs citing Groovy 7 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.83% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Median daily rate £475 £506 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £410 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1476 1331 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.76% 44.37% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1097 1861
Median daily rate £478 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 22 (81.48%) Java
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) MongoDB
4 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) Finance
5 13 (48.15%) Scrum
6 12 (44.44%) HTML
6 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 12 (44.44%) HTML5
6 12 (44.44%) Clojure
6 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 11 (40.74%) Grails
7 11 (40.74%) Puppet
8 10 (37.04%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (37.04%) CSS3
8 10 (37.04%) MySQL
9 9 (33.33%) Python
9 9 (33.33%) YUI
9 9 (33.33%) jQuery
9 9 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (33.33%) Scala
10 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (29.63%) JIRA
11 7 (25.93%) Confluence
11 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (22.22%) DevOps
12 6 (22.22%) Jenkins

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 (25.93%) Confluence
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) HBase
4 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (14.81%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (14.81%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) SonarQube
4 4 (14.81%) Zephyr
5 3 (11.11%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) Ant
6 2 (7.41%) Grunt
6 2 (7.41%) gulp
6 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
6 2 (7.41%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
7 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.70%) VisualVM
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
1 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) HTML5
2 11 (40.74%) Grails
3 10 (37.04%) CSS3
3 10 (37.04%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) YUI
5 6 (22.22%) JRuby
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) Dropwizard
8 2 (7.41%) Hystrix
8 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
8 2 (7.41%) React
8 2 (7.41%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) Scalatra
8 2 (7.41%) Spring
9 1 (3.70%) Finagle
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) High Availability
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Microservices
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.41%) MVC
9 2 (7.41%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) Clojure
4 9 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) Scala
5 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 6 (22.22%) Jython
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) New Relic
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Veracode
3 1 (3.70%) webMethods
3 1 (3.70%) WorldPay