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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 150 176 186
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs citing Groovy 13 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.16% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 19
Median daily rate £575 £480 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.49
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
1611 2495 2513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.47% 42.96% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 2056 1963
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 23 (92.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Grails
4 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) Scala
5 10 (40.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
7 8 (32.00%) Spring
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) Pair Programming
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) CSS
7 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (28.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) HTML5
9 6 (24.00%) CSS3
9 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) YUI
10 5 (20.00%) JRuby
10 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (20.00%) Puppet
10 5 (20.00%) Clojure
10 5 (20.00%) Python
10 5 (20.00%) Jython

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 3 (12.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (28.00%) MySQL
4 5 (20.00%) Neo4j
5 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) BigQuery
6 3 (12.00%) HBase
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (8.00%) Redis
8 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) SimpleDB
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Geb
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Mockito
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) Spock
3 2 (8.00%) VisualVM
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) TestNG
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 2 (8.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Grails
2 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) Spring
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) JRuby
5 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (20.00%) YUI
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 2 (8.00%) JMX
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (80.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Scala
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Clojure
5 5 (20.00%) Jython
5 5 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) C-shell
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Graphite
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Google
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase