The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 395 408 450
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +42
Contract jobs citing Groovy 211 165 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.90% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 128 71
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Groovy
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in England

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy across the England region.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in England

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in England

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the England region.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in England

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 166 £490 +3.15% 40
North West - 16 £408 - 5
South East -24 12 £488 +62.50% 2
East of England - 9 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -20 4 £395 - 8
South West -9 1 £388 +19.23% 6
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 254 (84.11%) Java
2 208 (68.87%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (53.64%) TDD
4 116 (38.41%) Spring
5 107 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
6 106 (35.10%) Web Services
7 100 (33.11%) Scrum
8 90 (29.80%) Git (software)
9 89 (29.47%) RESTful
9 89 (29.47%) BDD
10 84 (27.81%) Ruby
11 79 (26.16%) SOAP
12 77 (25.50%) Linux
13 76 (25.17%) Scala
14 75 (24.83%) Cucumber
15 74 (24.50%) Subversion
16 73 (24.17%) HTML
17 71 (23.51%) Jenkins
18 70 (23.18%) Grails
18 70 (23.18%) SQL
19 66 (21.85%) MongoDB
20 63 (20.86%) QA
21 62 (20.53%) Maven
21 62 (20.53%) JavaScript
22 61 (20.20%) Pair Programming
23 60 (19.87%) Oracle
24 59 (19.54%) Python
25 58 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
26 57 (18.87%) NoSQL
27 56 (18.54%) E-Commerce

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (9.60%) Tomcat
2 28 (9.27%) Confluence
3 25 (8.28%) Node.js
4 22 (7.28%) JBoss
5 20 (6.62%) Jetty
6 19 (6.29%) WebLogic
7 18 (5.96%) Apache
8 15 (4.97%) MQSeries
8 15 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.99%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.66%) Mule
10 5 (1.66%) nginx
10 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.32%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.99%) CMS
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.98%) GitHub
3 8 (2.65%) Boomi
4 5 (1.66%) SaaS
5 4 (1.32%) IaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.30%) HTTP
2 10 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.31%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) Network Security
3 2 (0.66%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) SMTP
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.33%) NAS
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.85%) MongoDB
2 57 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 42 (13.91%) MySQL
4 36 (11.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (11.26%) Hadoop
6 24 (7.95%) HBase
7 17 (5.63%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.64%) Big Data
8 14 (4.64%) SQL Server
9 13 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.31%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.99%) Redis
12 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.66%) Riak
Development Applications
1 90 (29.80%) Git (software)
2 75 (24.83%) Cucumber
3 74 (24.50%) Subversion
4 71 (23.51%) Jenkins
5 62 (20.53%) Maven
6 51 (16.89%) JIRA
7 38 (12.58%) SoapUI
8 37 (12.25%) JUnit
9 35 (11.59%) Selenium
9 35 (11.59%) Spock
10 31 (10.26%) IntelliJ
11 30 (9.93%) Geb
12 29 (9.60%) Ant
12 29 (9.60%) Gradle
13 18 (5.96%) Hudson
14 17 (5.63%) Eclipse
14 17 (5.63%) JMeter
15 14 (4.64%) Mockito
16 12 (3.97%) WebDriver
17 8 (2.65%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (6.62%) Retail
2 19 (6.29%) Finance
3 6 (1.99%) Banking
4 5 (1.66%) Front Office
5 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 184 (60.93%) Developer
2 117 (38.74%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.93%) Tester
4 28 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 23 (7.62%) Automation Tester
6 20 (6.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 20 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (5.96%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.96%) Analyst
8 15 (4.97%) Core Java Developer
9 14 (4.64%) Architect
10 13 (4.30%) Scala Developer
11 9 (2.98%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (2.98%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.32%) Software Developer
13 6 (1.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (1.99%) Test Analyst
14 5 (1.66%) Analyst Programmer
14 5 (1.66%) Programmer
14 5 (1.66%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (38.41%) Spring
2 106 (35.10%) Web Services
3 89 (29.47%) RESTful
4 79 (26.16%) SOAP
5 73 (24.17%) HTML
6 70 (23.18%) Grails
7 56 (18.54%) XML
8 46 (15.23%) JSON
9 43 (14.24%) AngularJS
10 42 (13.91%) J2EE
11 41 (13.58%) REST
12 39 (12.91%) JAX-RS
12 39 (12.91%) Hibernate
13 32 (10.60%) CSS
14 30 (9.93%) Apache Camel
15 28 (9.27%) Spring Boot
16 25 (8.28%) HTML5
17 23 (7.62%) Spring MVC
18 20 (6.62%) WSDL
19 17 (5.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.30%) Social Media
2 15 (4.97%) iPad
3 11 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.65%) User Experience
5 7 (2.32%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.99%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.66%) Blog
7 5 (1.66%) Life Science
7 5 (1.66%) Chemistry
7 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.32%) Linked Data
9 3 (0.99%) Telematics
10 2 (0.66%) Ergonomics
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
10 2 (0.66%) Economics
10 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.50%) Linux
2 27 (8.94%) UNIX
3 26 (8.61%) CentOS
4 22 (7.28%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.66%) Windows
6 4 (1.32%) Android
6 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Fedora
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (68.87%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (53.64%) TDD
3 107 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (33.11%) Scrum
5 89 (29.47%) BDD
6 61 (20.20%) Pair Programming
7 56 (18.54%) E-Commerce
8 55 (18.21%) Open Source
9 41 (13.58%) SOA
10 40 (13.25%) Multithreading
11 37 (12.25%) MVC
12 32 (10.60%) Kanban
13 31 (10.26%) Microservices
14 30 (9.93%) SDLC
15 29 (9.60%) DevOps
15 29 (9.60%) Software Engineering
16 27 (8.94%) OO
16 27 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (6.62%) API Development
17 20 (6.62%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (84.11%) Java
2 84 (27.81%) Ruby
3 76 (25.17%) Scala
4 70 (23.18%) SQL
5 62 (20.53%) JavaScript
6 59 (19.54%) Python
7 26 (8.61%) C#
8 24 (7.95%) Perl
9 17 (5.63%) C++
10 14 (4.64%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.64%) Clojure
11 9 (2.98%) PHP
12 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.99%) Go
13 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.66%) R
14 2 (0.66%) C-shell
14 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (11.26%) Degree
2 28 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.99%) ISEB
5 4 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (20.86%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (12.58%) Docker
2 12 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.66%) KVM
4 3 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (9.93%) Puppet
2 20 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.98%) Graphite
4 5 (1.66%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.66%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.32%) Salt
6 3 (0.99%) Kibana
6 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.66%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) Oozie
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (19.87%) Oracle
2 16 (5.30%) ATG
3 15 (4.97%) Perforce
3 15 (4.97%) Endeca
4 14 (4.64%) VMware
5 13 (4.30%) SOASTA, Inc
6 10 (3.31%) MuleSoft
7 9 (2.98%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.65%) Dell
9 6 (1.99%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.99%) HP
10 5 (1.66%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.66%) Sybase
10 5 (1.66%) BMC
10 5 (1.66%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.32%) webMethods
12 3 (0.99%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.99%) hybris
13 2 (0.66%) Akamai
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