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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 170 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Groovy 16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 18
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£450 £488 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £373 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £528 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
2300 2531 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.12% 43.35% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1891 1864
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 33
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (45.00%) Scala
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
4 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (37.50%) BDD
6 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (32.50%) Web Services
7 13 (32.50%) Maven
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Ant
9 11 (27.50%) UNIX
9 11 (27.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (25.00%) Hudson
10 10 (25.00%) JIRA
10 10 (25.00%) Linux
10 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) JBoss
11 9 (22.50%) Apache
11 9 (22.50%) JUnit
11 9 (22.50%) Selenium
11 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 9 (22.50%) DevOps
11 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
11 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
12 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (20.00%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (22.50%) JBoss
1 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 3 (7.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
2 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) Redis
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (32.50%) Maven
4 11 (27.50%) Ant
4 11 (27.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (25.00%) Hudson
5 10 (25.00%) JIRA
6 9 (22.50%) JUnit
6 9 (22.50%) Selenium
6 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
7 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (20.00%) Subversion
8 7 (17.50%) TestNG
8 7 (17.50%) JBehave
8 7 (17.50%) Gradle
8 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
9 6 (15.00%) VisualVM
9 6 (15.00%) Mercurial
9 6 (15.00%) JProfiler
9 6 (15.00%) JMeter
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Development Manager
4 3 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Tools Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Automated Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) Spring
3 8 (20.00%) Grails
4 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.50%) J2EE
5 5 (12.50%) RESTful
6 4 (10.00%) Akka
6 4 (10.00%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (7.50%) Swing
8 2 (5.00%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
8 2 (5.00%) CSS3
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.00%) Java EE
8 2 (5.00%) JSF
8 2 (5.00%) XSLT
8 2 (5.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Derivative
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) UNIX
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
2 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (22.50%) DevOps
6 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.50%) Use Case
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
7 7 (17.50%) V-Model
8 6 (15.00%) ATDD
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (10.00%) OO
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) Scala
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) Python
6 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) Korn
9 1 (2.50%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) ISEB
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VirtualBox
2 2 (5.00%) Varnish
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) Reuters
3 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.50%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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