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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 180 206 213
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing Groovy 25 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.49% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 5
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£490 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £387 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.93% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
2507 3266 3091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.39% 44.48% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1920 2520 2378
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.95 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.12 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 44 (89.80%) Java
2 34 (69.39%) TDD
3 26 (53.06%) BDD
4 21 (42.86%) Scrum
5 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
6 16 (32.65%) SOAP
6 16 (32.65%) Grails
6 16 (32.65%) RESTful
6 16 (32.65%) Scala
7 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
8 14 (28.57%) Ruby
8 14 (28.57%) Web Services
8 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.45%) Selenium
11 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
12 10 (20.41%) Calabash
12 10 (20.41%) Subversion
12 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
13 9 (18.37%) Spring
13 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
13 9 (18.37%) Android
13 9 (18.37%) MySQL
14 8 (16.33%) Oracle
14 8 (16.33%) XML
14 8 (16.33%) OO
14 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (14.29%) Objective-C
15 7 (14.29%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (12.24%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) FTP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) DSL
4 1 (2.04%) SSH
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) SNMP
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) Big Data
7 1 (2.04%) Voldemort
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.04%) Redis
7 1 (2.04%) Riak
7 1 (2.04%) Azkaban
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
2 11 (22.45%) Selenium
3 10 (20.41%) Subversion
3 10 (20.41%) Calabash
4 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.24%) Hudson
5 6 (12.24%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.16%) JUnit
7 3 (6.12%) Maven
7 3 (6.12%) JIRA
7 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.12%) Robotium
7 3 (6.12%) LoadUI
8 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.08%) Gradle
9 1 (2.04%) CodeNarc
9 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.04%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) SOAP
1 16 (32.65%) Grails
1 16 (32.65%) RESTful
2 14 (28.57%) Web Services
3 9 (18.37%) Spring
4 8 (16.33%) XML
5 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 6 (12.24%) J2EE
5 6 (12.24%) JSON
6 5 (10.20%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) JMS
7 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.16%) HTML5
7 4 (8.16%) REST
7 4 (8.16%) CSS3
7 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.12%) JAX-RS
8 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.08%) WSDL
9 2 (4.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Android
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) TDD
2 26 (53.06%) BDD
3 21 (42.86%) Scrum
4 17 (34.69%) E-Commerce
5 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
9 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.33%) OO
10 7 (14.29%) DevOps
11 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
12 4 (8.16%) Kanban
12 4 (8.16%) MVC
12 4 (8.16%) SOA
13 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
13 3 (6.12%) B2B
13 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.12%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (89.80%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) Scala
3 14 (28.57%) Ruby
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 5 (10.20%) SQL
8 4 (8.16%) Perl
8 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.12%) C#
10 2 (4.08%) XQuery
10 2 (4.08%) XPath
11 1 (2.04%) Korn
11 1 (2.04%) Clojure
11 1 (2.04%) R
11 1 (2.04%) C++
11 1 (2.04%) VB
11 1 (2.04%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Oozie
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco
2 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.04%) Perforce
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