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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 413 398 454
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +56
Contract jobs citing Groovy 222 243 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 167 128
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +43.93%
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
20175 20514 18842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.21% 38.58% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13938 14014 12142
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 451 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -78 106 £538 +7.50% 20
South East +46 47 £400 -14.66% 6
Yorkshire +28 33 £500 +48.14% 8
North West +18 21 £500 +5.26% 5
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
East of England +6 4 £463 +48.00% 2
South West - 4 £375 -
North East -22 3 £500 -11.11% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 358 (84.43%) Java
2 298 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (45.52%) TDD
4 192 (45.28%) Spring
5 156 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (36.32%) JavaScript
7 153 (36.08%) Scrum
8 144 (33.96%) Git (software)
9 136 (32.08%) Scala
10 120 (28.30%) RESTful
11 119 (28.07%) Jenkins
12 118 (27.83%) HTML
13 117 (27.59%) REST
14 111 (26.18%) JIRA
15 104 (24.53%) Cucumber
16 102 (24.06%) Web Services
17 99 (23.35%) HTML5
18 96 (22.64%) Open Source
18 96 (22.64%) Oracle
19 93 (21.93%) CSS
20 91 (21.46%) SOAP
20 91 (21.46%) Hibernate
21 90 (21.23%) JUnit
21 90 (21.23%) SQL
21 90 (21.23%) Microservices
22 89 (20.99%) BDD
22 89 (20.99%) Clojure
23 84 (19.81%) OO
23 84 (19.81%) MongoDB
24 83 (19.58%) DevOps

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 78 (18.40%) Confluence
2 30 (7.08%) Apache
3 21 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.72%) CMS
4 20 (4.72%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (4.25%) Apache Solr
7 15 (3.54%) IIS
7 15 (3.54%) Mule
7 15 (3.54%) nginx
8 10 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.42%) Jetty
12 4 (0.94%) JBoss
12 4 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.47%) Liferay
14 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 82 (19.34%) GitHub
2 60 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle CX
3 6 (1.42%) PaaS
4 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.71%) Boomi
5 3 (0.71%) Force.com
5 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.48%) LDAP
2 16 (3.77%) HTTP
3 9 (2.12%) DNS
3 9 (2.12%) Firewall
3 9 (2.12%) SSH
4 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.71%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.81%) MongoDB
2 50 (11.79%) Oracle Database
3 47 (11.08%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.25%) MySQL
5 31 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.19%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.01%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.30%) Big Data
10 12 (2.83%) HBase
11 10 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.36%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.18%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.94%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.94%) SimpleDB
15 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 144 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 119 (28.07%) Jenkins
3 111 (26.18%) JIRA
4 104 (24.53%) Cucumber
5 90 (21.23%) JUnit
6 83 (19.58%) Maven
7 63 (14.86%) Selenium
8 60 (14.15%) Mockito
9 49 (11.56%) Mercurial
10 47 (11.08%) Gradle
11 44 (10.38%) SoapUI
12 41 (9.67%) Hamcrest
13 37 (8.73%) Ant
13 37 (8.73%) WebDriver
14 32 (7.55%) Spock
15 30 (7.08%) Hudson
16 26 (6.13%) Subversion
17 24 (5.66%) JMeter
18 23 (5.42%) JIRA Agile
19 19 (4.48%) jMock
General
1 81 (19.10%) Finance
2 32 (7.55%) Retail
3 20 (4.72%) Banking
4 11 (2.59%) Marketing
5 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.89%) Games
7 4 (0.94%) Publishing
7 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.71%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Front Office
8 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (62.03%) Developer
2 204 (48.11%) Java Developer
3 86 (20.28%) Senior Developer
4 81 (19.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 54 (12.74%) Scala Developer
6 50 (11.79%) Java Scala Developer
7 45 (10.61%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 45 (10.61%) Senior Scala Developer
8 31 (7.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.60%) Analyst
9 28 (6.60%) Tester
10 23 (5.42%) Agile Developer
10 23 (5.42%) Agile Java Developer
11 22 (5.19%) Test Analyst
12 21 (4.95%) Test Engineer
13 16 (3.77%) Automation Tester
14 15 (3.54%) Architect
15 13 (3.07%) Administrator
15 13 (3.07%) Automation Test Analyst
15 13 (3.07%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (45.28%) Spring
2 120 (28.30%) RESTful
3 118 (27.83%) HTML
4 117 (27.59%) REST
5 102 (24.06%) Web Services
6 99 (23.35%) HTML5
7 93 (21.93%) CSS
8 91 (21.46%) Hibernate
8 91 (21.46%) SOAP
9 76 (17.92%) CSS3
10 74 (17.45%) jQuery
11 73 (17.22%) Grails
12 52 (12.26%) JAX-RS
13 49 (11.56%) AngularJS
14 47 (11.08%) JSP
15 43 (10.14%) Struts
16 34 (8.02%) JSON
16 34 (8.02%) XML
17 32 (7.55%) Node.js
18 28 (6.60%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.85%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.30%) Blog
4 14 (3.30%) User Experience
5 13 (3.07%) Wiki
6 10 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.42%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.18%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Fintech
10 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.24%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.45%) Linux
2 43 (10.14%) Unix
3 34 (8.02%) Windows
4 24 (5.66%) Ubuntu
5 22 (5.19%) CentOS
6 6 (1.42%) Solaris
7 5 (1.18%) Android
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (45.52%) TDD
3 156 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
4 153 (36.08%) Scrum
5 96 (22.64%) Open Source
6 90 (21.23%) Microservices
7 89 (20.99%) BDD
8 84 (19.81%) OO
9 83 (19.58%) DevOps
10 81 (19.10%) SOA
11 72 (16.98%) Pair Programming
12 59 (13.92%) Domain-Driven Design
13 51 (12.03%) Continuous Delivery
14 50 (11.79%) OOP
15 49 (11.56%) Software Delivery
16 45 (10.61%) Functional Testing
17 42 (9.91%) E-Commerce
18 41 (9.67%) Software Engineering
19 39 (9.20%) CQRS
20 37 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 358 (84.43%) Java
2 154 (36.32%) JavaScript
3 136 (32.08%) Scala
4 90 (21.23%) SQL
5 89 (20.99%) Clojure
6 39 (9.20%) Python
7 27 (6.37%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.42%) Jython
9 19 (4.48%) Ruby
10 14 (3.30%) C
11 12 (2.83%) PHP
12 10 (2.36%) Perl
13 6 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.18%) C#
14 5 (1.18%) C++
15 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.71%) C-shell
16 3 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (6.60%) Degree
2 27 (6.37%) SC Cleared
2 27 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.25%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.77%) ISEB
5 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.92%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.42%) SDET
3 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 48 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
2 33 (7.78%) Docker
3 16 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (6.13%) Puppet
2 18 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.36%) Ansible
4 8 (1.89%) Packer
5 7 (1.65%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.71%) Grafana
6 3 (0.71%) Graphite
6 3 (0.71%) Kibana
6 3 (0.71%) MOM
7 2 (0.47%) logstash
7 2 (0.47%) Rancher
8 1 (0.24%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.24%) Mesos
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.24%) Salt
8 1 (0.24%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 96 (22.64%) Oracle
2 52 (12.26%) Atlassian
3 16 (3.77%) Rally
4 10 (2.36%) Google
4 10 (2.36%) Splunk
5 9 (2.12%) Adobe
5 9 (2.12%) AppDynamics
6 8 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.89%) Sybase
7 6 (1.42%) Siebel
8 5 (1.18%) SAP
9 4 (0.94%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.71%) Dell
10 3 (0.71%) VMware
11 2 (0.47%) CA
11 2 (0.47%) HP
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.47%) Solace
11 2 (0.47%) webMethods
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