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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK / England
Rank 339 435 473
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +38
Contract jobs citing Groovy 243 178 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.97% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 93
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £573 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16780 18403 18073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.65% 38.60% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11645 12629 12018
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 457 397
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £35.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +3 115 £450 -13.04% 25
South East +67 52 £425 +30.76% 6
South West +10 21 £470 +8.67% 1
North East - 15 £350 - 2
East of England +8 12 £450 +22.44% 2
Yorkshire +27 9 £310 -4.61% 4
West Midlands +6 8 £388 +40.90%
North West +20 6 £425 +4.61% 3
East Midlands - 5 £415 - 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 356 (85.37%) Java
2 248 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (40.05%) Jenkins
4 166 (39.81%) Git (software)
5 154 (36.93%) JavaScript
6 136 (32.61%) Scrum
7 130 (31.18%) Scala
8 123 (29.50%) Maven
9 117 (28.06%) Spring
10 114 (27.34%) DevOps
11 113 (27.10%) Linux
12 111 (26.62%) Web Services
12 111 (26.62%) TDD
13 109 (26.14%) XML
13 109 (26.14%) Gradle
14 106 (25.42%) Selenium
15 102 (24.46%) BDD
16 100 (23.98%) REST
16 100 (23.98%) Python
17 88 (21.10%) RESTful
18 85 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
19 84 (20.14%) MongoDB
20 82 (19.66%) HTML
20 82 (19.66%) JIRA
21 79 (18.94%) Automated Testing
21 79 (18.94%) Open Source
22 68 (16.31%) Kanban
23 67 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
23 67 (16.07%) JSON
24 66 (15.83%) Oracle

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 58 (13.91%) Confluence
2 48 (11.51%) Tomcat
3 32 (7.67%) WebLogic
4 25 (6.00%) Apache
4 25 (6.00%) nginx
5 22 (5.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (4.32%) CMS
7 15 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (2.40%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.92%) JBoss
10 6 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.96%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.96%) Liferay
11 4 (0.96%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.72%) IIS
12 3 (0.72%) Mule
13 2 (0.48%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.48%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Gliffy
2 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (11.03%) GitHub
3 18 (4.32%) PaaS
4 16 (3.84%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.96%) IaaS
5 4 (0.96%) Slack
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.24%) G Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.75%) HTTP
2 15 (3.60%) SSL
2 15 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.88%) LDAP
4 3 (0.72%) AMQP
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.14%) MongoDB
2 54 (12.95%) NoSQL
3 46 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (8.87%) MySQL
5 22 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.56%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.88%) Neo4j
8 11 (2.64%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.64%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.16%) Big Data
10 7 (1.68%) Redis
11 6 (1.44%) HBase
12 4 (0.96%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.72%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.72%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.72%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.72%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.72%) QlikView
13 3 (0.72%) Riak
Development Applications
1 167 (40.05%) Jenkins
2 166 (39.81%) Git (software)
3 123 (29.50%) Maven
4 109 (26.14%) Gradle
5 106 (25.42%) Selenium
6 82 (19.66%) JIRA
7 61 (14.63%) Ant
7 61 (14.63%) SoapUI
8 47 (11.27%) Subversion
9 41 (9.83%) IntelliJ
9 41 (9.83%) WebDriver
10 38 (9.11%) Cucumber
11 32 (7.67%) Bitbucket
12 31 (7.43%) gulp
13 29 (6.95%) JMeter
13 29 (6.95%) JUnit
14 28 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (5.52%) SonarQube
16 22 (5.28%) Grunt
16 22 (5.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (13.43%) Finance
2 21 (5.04%) Banking
3 7 (1.68%) Games
4 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.20%) Publishing
5 5 (1.20%) Retail
6 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 246 (58.99%) Developer
2 174 (41.73%) Java Developer
3 57 (13.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (9.59%) Tester
5 39 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 32 (7.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 28 (6.71%) Automation Tester
8 25 (6.00%) Scala Developer
9 19 (4.56%) Analyst
10 18 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (4.08%) Test Analyst
12 16 (3.84%) Developer in Test
13 15 (3.60%) Agile Developer
13 15 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
14 14 (3.36%) Automation Test Analyst
14 14 (3.36%) Consultant
14 14 (3.36%) QA Tester
15 12 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (2.88%) Java Automation Tester
15 12 (2.88%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (28.06%) Spring
2 111 (26.62%) Web Services
3 109 (26.14%) XML
4 100 (23.98%) REST
5 88 (21.10%) RESTful
6 82 (19.66%) HTML
7 67 (16.07%) JSON
8 66 (15.83%) CSS
9 62 (14.87%) Grails
10 58 (13.91%) Gherkin
11 53 (12.71%) Hibernate
12 47 (11.27%) HTML5
13 40 (9.59%) SOAP
14 34 (8.15%) Node.js
15 33 (7.91%) AngularJS
16 30 (7.19%) J2EE
17 29 (6.95%) jQuery
17 29 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
18 26 (6.24%) Apache Camel
18 26 (6.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (3.60%) iPad
2 13 (3.12%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.64%) Data Structures
3 11 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.20%) Fintech
6 5 (1.20%) User Experience
7 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.72%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.72%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.72%) Social Media
8 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.48%) DataPower
9 2 (0.48%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 113 (27.10%) Linux
2 52 (12.47%) Unix
3 42 (10.07%) Windows
4 25 (6.00%) Ubuntu
5 13 (3.12%) CentOS
6 8 (1.92%) Android
7 7 (1.68%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.96%) SmartOS
8 4 (0.96%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) Debian
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (32.61%) Scrum
3 114 (27.34%) DevOps
4 111 (26.62%) TDD
5 102 (24.46%) BDD
6 85 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (18.94%) Automated Testing
7 79 (18.94%) Open Source
8 68 (16.31%) Kanban
9 67 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 64 (15.35%) Test Automation
11 62 (14.87%) Software Engineering
12 55 (13.19%) Microservices
13 48 (11.51%) Unit Testing
14 47 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (11.03%) OO
16 44 (10.55%) User Stories
17 41 (9.83%) API Testing
18 39 (9.35%) Pair Programming
18 39 (9.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 356 (85.37%) Java
2 154 (36.93%) JavaScript
3 130 (31.18%) Scala
4 100 (23.98%) Python
5 64 (15.35%) SQL
6 56 (13.43%) Ruby
7 38 (9.11%) Clojure
8 31 (7.43%) Bash Shell
9 28 (6.71%) Perl
10 20 (4.80%) C++
11 18 (4.32%) C#
12 16 (3.84%) Haskell
13 14 (3.36%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.64%) PHP
15 6 (1.44%) F#
15 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.20%) Jython
17 4 (0.96%) AspectJ
17 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.80%) Degree
4 18 (4.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.92%) ISEB
6 7 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (15.35%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.96%) SDET
System Software
1 50 (11.99%) Docker
2 21 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (11.51%) Ansible
2 36 (8.63%) Puppet
3 25 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.84%) Grafana
5 15 (3.60%) Kibana
6 10 (2.40%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.68%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.96%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.72%) Terraform
10 2 (0.48%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (15.83%) Oracle
2 47 (11.27%) Atlassian
3 26 (6.24%) Google
3 26 (6.24%) Splunk
4 22 (5.28%) IBM
5 15 (3.60%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.64%) hybris
7 9 (2.16%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.44%) Adobe
9 6 (1.44%) Guidewire
9 6 (1.44%) New Relic
10 5 (1.20%) Sybase
11 4 (0.96%) GigaSpaces
11 4 (0.96%) HP
11 4 (0.96%) webMethods
12 3 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.72%) Facebook
12 3 (0.72%) Jaspersoft
13 2 (0.48%) VMware
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