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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 180 185 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Groovy 15 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.82% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 15
Average daily rate
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£448 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £394
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-39.98% +7.11%
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
2319 2669 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.11% 42.57% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 2078 2027
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 23 (74.19%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
3 14 (45.16%) Web Services
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) Spring
6 11 (35.48%) BDD
7 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
8 9 (29.03%) Maven
8 9 (29.03%) Scala
9 8 (25.81%) QA
9 8 (25.81%) Selenium
9 8 (25.81%) Ruby
9 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
9 8 (25.81%) Hudson
9 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
10 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
10 7 (22.58%) XML
10 7 (22.58%) Ant
10 7 (22.58%) JIRA
10 7 (22.58%) RESTful
10 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (19.35%) Grails
11 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) Subversion
11 6 (19.35%) JUnit
11 6 (19.35%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
1 6 (19.35%) Apache
1 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.45%) Redis
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (29.03%) Maven
4 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 8 (25.81%) Hudson
5 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
5 7 (22.58%) Ant
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
6 6 (19.35%) Subversion
6 6 (19.35%) JUnit
6 6 (19.35%) Gradle
7 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
7 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (12.90%) TestNG
8 4 (12.90%) JMeter
8 4 (12.90%) JBehave
8 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
9 3 (9.68%) VisualVM
9 3 (9.68%) JProfiler
9 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Tools Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) Spring
3 7 (22.58%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) RESTful
4 6 (19.35%) Grails
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.90%) REST
7 3 (9.68%) Swing
7 3 (9.68%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (9.68%) Java EE
8 2 (6.45%) JSF
8 2 (6.45%) JPA
8 2 (6.45%) YAML
8 2 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (6.45%) Spring Security
8 2 (6.45%) Struts
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) BDD
4 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
5 6 (19.35%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) V-Model
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) UML
9 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Scala
4 8 (25.81%) Ruby
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 2 (6.45%) XQuery
8 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.23%) Clojure
9 1 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (3.23%) C-shell
9 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Varnish
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.23%) Reuters
2 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
City of London
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