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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 491 418 410
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -8
Contract jobs citing Groovy 88 144 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 105 83
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% +7.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-39.98% +7.11%
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
19179 18452 15732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 37.66% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12681 12246 9874
Average daily rate £400 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 444 586
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -62 55 £495 +10.00% 48
North West -13 11 £320 -4.04% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £375 - 1
South East -19 5 £344 -24.65% 4
South West +13 4 £350 - 2
East of England +1 2 - -
East Midlands -14 1 £375 +9.48%
North East - 1 £700 - 2
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 181 (82.27%) Java
2 144 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (46.36%) TDD
4 81 (36.82%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (36.82%) HTML
5 74 (33.64%) Spring
6 73 (33.18%) Web Services
7 71 (32.27%) BDD
8 69 (31.36%) Git (software)
9 63 (28.64%) JavaScript
10 61 (27.73%) SOAP
11 59 (26.82%) Scrum
11 59 (26.82%) RESTful
12 58 (26.36%) SQL
13 57 (25.91%) Maven
14 55 (25.00%) Ruby
14 55 (25.00%) XML
15 54 (24.55%) Linux
16 51 (23.18%) Subversion
16 51 (23.18%) Scala
17 49 (22.27%) Oracle
18 43 (19.55%) JSON
19 42 (19.09%) Jenkins
20 40 (18.18%) NoSQL
21 39 (17.73%) MongoDB
21 39 (17.73%) Cucumber
21 39 (17.73%) DevOps
21 39 (17.73%) J2EE
22 37 (16.82%) QA
22 37 (16.82%) Selenium

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (14.09%) JBoss
2 26 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.73%) Node.js
4 15 (6.82%) Apache
4 15 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.64%) Jetty
5 8 (3.64%) nginx
6 6 (2.73%) Confluence
7 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Summit
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.91%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) HTTP
2 4 (1.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) Network Security
3 2 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 39 (17.73%) MongoDB
3 29 (13.18%) MySQL
4 19 (8.64%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.91%) Big Data
6 12 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (5.45%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.00%) Redis
8 10 (4.55%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.82%) SQL Navigator
10 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.45%) DB2
12 1 (0.45%) HBase
12 1 (0.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 69 (31.36%) Git (software)
2 57 (25.91%) Maven
3 51 (23.18%) Subversion
4 42 (19.09%) Jenkins
5 39 (17.73%) Cucumber
6 37 (16.82%) Selenium
7 36 (16.36%) SoapUI
8 32 (14.55%) JIRA
8 32 (14.55%) Ant
9 27 (12.27%) JUnit
10 19 (8.64%) Hudson
11 18 (8.18%) Gradle
12 17 (7.73%) Spock
12 17 (7.73%) WebDriver
13 12 (5.45%) Mercurial
13 12 (5.45%) NetBeans
14 11 (5.00%) Eclipse
15 9 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (3.64%) IntelliJ
16 8 (3.64%) Geb
General
1 15 (6.82%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Retail
3 6 (2.73%) Publishing
4 3 (1.36%) Games
4 3 (1.36%) Banking
4 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) iGaming
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (59.09%) Developer
2 63 (28.64%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.09%) Analyst
4 18 (8.18%) Tester
5 15 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 10 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Scala Developer
9 7 (3.18%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (3.18%) Architect
9 7 (3.18%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.73%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (2.73%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (2.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (36.82%) HTML
2 74 (33.64%) Spring
3 73 (33.18%) Web Services
4 61 (27.73%) SOAP
5 59 (26.82%) RESTful
6 55 (25.00%) XML
7 43 (19.55%) JSON
8 39 (17.73%) J2EE
9 35 (15.91%) Grails
10 34 (15.45%) CSS
11 28 (12.73%) Hibernate
12 27 (12.27%) AngularJS
13 21 (9.55%) HTML5
14 18 (8.18%) CSS3
14 18 (8.18%) XSD
15 17 (7.73%) REST
16 14 (6.36%) XSL
16 14 (6.36%) Swing
16 14 (6.36%) WSDL
17 13 (5.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Open Source
2 14 (6.36%) Social Media
2 14 (6.36%) iPad
3 11 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.00%) User Experience
4 10 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.09%) Linked Data
6 7 (3.18%) Telematics
6 7 (3.18%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.18%) Replication
7 6 (2.73%) Web 2.0
8 5 (2.27%) Life Science
8 5 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.27%) Chemistry
9 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.91%) Derivative
11 1 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.55%) Linux
2 15 (6.82%) UNIX
3 8 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.27%) Windows
4 5 (2.27%) CentOS
5 4 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Fedora
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (46.36%) TDD
3 81 (36.82%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (32.27%) BDD
5 59 (26.82%) Scrum
6 39 (17.73%) DevOps
7 34 (15.45%) E-Commerce
8 32 (14.55%) Pair Programming
9 29 (13.18%) MVC
10 25 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 24 (10.91%) Kanban
12 20 (9.09%) Automation Testing
13 16 (7.27%) Content Management
13 16 (7.27%) Configuration Management
14 15 (6.82%) Extreme Programming
14 15 (6.82%) Web Development
15 14 (6.36%) ERP
16 13 (5.91%) Test Automation
17 12 (5.45%) Performance Testing
17 12 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 181 (82.27%) Java
2 63 (28.64%) JavaScript
3 58 (26.36%) SQL
4 55 (25.00%) Ruby
5 51 (23.18%) Scala
6 31 (14.09%) Python
7 26 (11.82%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.82%) Perl
9 13 (5.91%) C#
10 11 (5.00%) PHP
11 10 (4.55%) Clojure
12 5 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.27%) XQuery
12 5 (2.27%) C-shell
13 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.45%) Korn
16 1 (0.45%) XPath
16 1 (0.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (9.55%) Degree
2 11 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.27%) ISEB
5 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCP
6 1 (0.45%) CCNP
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.82%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (10.00%) Docker
2 11 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 7 (3.18%) Varnish
4 3 (1.36%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (10.00%) Puppet
2 18 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.82%) Salt
5 3 (1.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (22.27%) Oracle
2 15 (6.82%) ATG
3 14 (6.36%) Perforce
3 14 (6.36%) Endeca
4 12 (5.45%) VMware
5 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.73%) Akamai
7 5 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.82%) Sybase
8 4 (1.82%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.36%) Splunk
10 2 (0.91%) IBM
10 2 (0.91%) BMC
11 1 (0.45%) Sun
11 1 (0.45%) SAP
11 1 (0.45%) Cisco
11 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.45%) Reuters
11 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.45%) Micro Focus
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