The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 419 400 488
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +88
Contract jobs citing Groovy 209 235 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 159 101
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Groovy
UK

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
20344 20270 19472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.08% 38.50% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14099 13953 12773
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 478 389
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 108 £525 +5.00% 24
South East +43 39 £400 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +39 34 £444 +31.48% 7
North West +5 13 £500 +5.26% 5
North East -22 5 £500 -11.11%
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
East of England -12 3 £456 +52.08% 2
South West - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 348 (81.50%) Java
2 307 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (43.33%) TDD
3 185 (43.33%) Spring
4 155 (36.30%) Scrum
5 154 (36.07%) JavaScript
5 154 (36.07%) Scala
6 153 (35.83%) Continuous Integration
7 146 (34.19%) Git (software)
8 127 (29.74%) Jenkins
9 122 (28.57%) RESTful
10 121 (28.34%) REST
11 115 (26.93%) JIRA
12 109 (25.53%) HTML
13 104 (24.36%) Web Services
14 96 (22.48%) Clojure
15 95 (22.25%) HTML5
16 94 (22.01%) Cucumber
17 92 (21.55%) Oracle
18 91 (21.31%) Hibernate
19 90 (21.08%) MongoDB
19 90 (21.08%) DevOps
20 89 (20.84%) BDD
20 89 (20.84%) Open Source
20 89 (20.84%) SOAP
21 86 (20.14%) CSS
21 86 (20.14%) SQL
21 86 (20.14%) OO
21 86 (20.14%) Microservices
22 85 (19.91%) JUnit

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 84 (19.67%) Confluence
2 27 (6.32%) Apache
3 21 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.75%) CMS
5 16 (3.75%) IIS
6 15 (3.51%) Apache Solr
6 15 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.58%) Mule
7 11 (2.58%) nginx
8 8 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.17%) JBoss
9 5 (1.17%) Jetty
10 4 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.70%) Liferay
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 75 (17.56%) GitHub
2 56 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.87%) PaaS
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle CX
5 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.94%) IaaS
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.70%) Boomi
6 3 (0.70%) Force.com
6 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.62%) LDAP
2 15 (3.51%) HTTP
3 6 (1.41%) DNS
3 6 (1.41%) Firewall
3 6 (1.41%) SSH
4 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (21.08%) MongoDB
2 56 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 49 (11.48%) Oracle Database
4 39 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (8.43%) MySQL
6 20 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.22%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.75%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.28%) Big Data
10 12 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.58%) Neo4j
12 9 (2.11%) HBase
13 6 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.17%) MariaDB
14 5 (1.17%) MarkLogic
14 5 (1.17%) SimpleDB
15 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 146 (34.19%) Git (software)
2 127 (29.74%) Jenkins
3 115 (26.93%) JIRA
4 94 (22.01%) Cucumber
5 85 (19.91%) JUnit
6 84 (19.67%) Maven
7 69 (16.16%) Selenium
8 60 (14.05%) Mockito
9 53 (12.41%) SoapUI
10 49 (11.48%) Gradle
11 47 (11.01%) Mercurial
12 42 (9.84%) Ant
13 39 (9.13%) Hamcrest
14 37 (8.67%) WebDriver
15 33 (7.73%) Hudson
16 29 (6.79%) Spock
17 28 (6.56%) JIRA Agile
17 28 (6.56%) Subversion
18 23 (5.39%) JMeter
19 20 (4.68%) jMock
General
1 84 (19.67%) Finance
2 28 (6.56%) Retail
3 20 (4.68%) Banking
4 11 (2.58%) Marketing
5 10 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.64%) Games
7 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.70%) Electronics
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (59.48%) Developer
2 207 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 87 (20.37%) Senior Developer
4 81 (18.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (12.41%) Scala Developer
6 49 (11.48%) Java Scala Developer
7 43 (10.07%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 43 (10.07%) Senior Scala Developer
8 31 (7.26%) Tester
9 29 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 27 (6.32%) Analyst
11 24 (5.62%) Agile Developer
11 24 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
12 23 (5.39%) Test Analyst
13 18 (4.22%) Test Engineer
14 17 (3.98%) Automation Tester
15 14 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
16 13 (3.04%) Administrator
16 13 (3.04%) Architect
16 13 (3.04%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (43.33%) Spring
2 122 (28.57%) RESTful
3 121 (28.34%) REST
4 109 (25.53%) HTML
5 104 (24.36%) Web Services
6 95 (22.25%) HTML5
7 91 (21.31%) Hibernate
8 89 (20.84%) SOAP
9 86 (20.14%) CSS
10 73 (17.10%) CSS3
11 67 (15.69%) jQuery
12 62 (14.52%) Grails
13 47 (11.01%) JAX-RS
14 46 (10.77%) JSP
15 44 (10.30%) JSON
16 43 (10.07%) AngularJS
17 42 (9.84%) Struts
18 38 (8.90%) XML
19 32 (7.49%) Node.js
20 31 (7.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.30%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.34%) Blog
5 9 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.64%) Wiki
7 6 (1.41%) Fintech
7 6 (1.41%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.17%) iPad
8 5 (1.17%) User Experience
9 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.47%) DataPower
11 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.33%) Linux
2 40 (9.37%) Unix
3 32 (7.49%) Windows
4 25 (5.85%) Ubuntu
5 23 (5.39%) CentOS
6 7 (1.64%) Solaris
7 4 (0.94%) Android
8 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (43.33%) TDD
3 155 (36.30%) Scrum
4 153 (35.83%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (21.08%) DevOps
6 89 (20.84%) BDD
6 89 (20.84%) Open Source
7 86 (20.14%) Microservices
7 86 (20.14%) OO
8 76 (17.80%) Pair Programming
9 73 (17.10%) SOA
10 59 (13.82%) Domain-Driven Design
11 56 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 49 (11.48%) Software Delivery
13 47 (11.01%) OOP
14 46 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (10.54%) Functional Testing
15 45 (10.54%) Software Engineering
16 44 (10.30%) Unit Testing
17 43 (10.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 348 (81.50%) Java
2 154 (36.07%) JavaScript
2 154 (36.07%) Scala
3 96 (22.48%) Clojure
4 86 (20.14%) SQL
5 41 (9.60%) Python
6 27 (6.32%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.62%) Ruby
8 22 (5.15%) Jython
9 13 (3.04%) Perl
10 11 (2.58%) PHP
11 9 (2.11%) C
12 5 (1.17%) C#
12 5 (1.17%) C++
12 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.70%) Go
14 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (7.03%) Degree
2 28 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.32%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.45%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.98%) ISEB
6 11 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.94%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.41%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 44 (10.30%) Virtual Machines
2 30 (7.03%) Docker
3 21 (4.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (7.26%) Puppet
2 20 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.75%) Ansible
4 7 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.41%) Packer
6 4 (0.94%) Grafana
7 3 (0.70%) Kibana
7 3 (0.70%) MOM
8 2 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.47%) Graphite
8 2 (0.47%) logstash
8 2 (0.47%) Rancher
9 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.23%) Mesos
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.23%) Salt
9 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 92 (21.55%) Oracle
2 63 (14.75%) Atlassian
3 17 (3.98%) Rally
4 10 (2.34%) MuleSoft
5 9 (2.11%) Google
5 9 (2.11%) Splunk
5 9 (2.11%) Sybase
6 8 (1.87%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.41%) Siebel
8 5 (1.17%) SAP
9 4 (0.94%) Adobe
9 4 (0.94%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.94%) IBM
9 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.70%) Dell
10 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.70%) VMware
11 2 (0.47%) CA
11 2 (0.47%) HP
11 2 (0.47%) webMethods
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