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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 146 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs citing Groovy 20 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.22% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 23
Median daily rate £575 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £336 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
1709 2216 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.77% 47.26% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1853 1944
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £23.75 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £129.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) Finance
4 19 (57.58%) TDD
4 19 (57.58%) MongoDB
5 16 (48.48%) Clojure
5 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
5 16 (48.48%) Grails
5 16 (48.48%) Scrum
6 15 (45.45%) Scala
6 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (42.42%) jQuery
7 14 (42.42%) CSS3
7 14 (42.42%) Puppet
7 14 (42.42%) HTML5
7 14 (42.42%) HTML
7 14 (42.42%) CSS
8 13 (39.39%) MySQL
8 13 (39.39%) YUI
8 13 (39.39%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (39.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (33.33%) Python
10 10 (30.30%) Jython
10 10 (30.30%) JRuby
10 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (24.24%) JIRA
12 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 7 (21.21%) Confluence
12 7 (21.21%) 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 (21.21%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) MongoDB
2 13 (39.39%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.12%) Neo4j
5 3 (9.09%) BigQuery
5 3 (9.09%) HBase
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) MarkLogic
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.06%) SimpleDB
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (12.12%) SonarQube
4 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (12.12%) Zephyr
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) TestNG
6 1 (3.03%) GitLab
6 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
1 19 (57.58%) Java Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Senior Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
1 16 (48.48%) Grails
2 14 (42.42%) CSS
2 14 (42.42%) CSS3
2 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) HTML5
2 14 (42.42%) jQuery
3 13 (39.39%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (39.39%) YUI
4 10 (30.30%) JRuby
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js
5 3 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Thrift
6 2 (6.06%) Finagle
6 2 (6.06%) Ratpack
6 2 (6.06%) Sinatra
6 2 (6.06%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (21.21%) DevOps
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) High Availability
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) Microservices
8 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 3 (9.09%) SOA
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (6.06%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Migration
9 2 (6.06%) OO
9 2 (6.06%) OOD
9 2 (6.06%) Open Source
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
3 16 (48.48%) Clojure
4 15 (45.45%) Scala
5 11 (33.33%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) Jython
7 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
8 4 (12.12%) Ruby
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) Perl
10 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) HDFS
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Graphite
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods
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