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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 400 484 431
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -53
Contract jobs citing Groovy 218 139 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.71% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 100 117
Median daily rate £475 £460 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.49
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
19279 19612 18446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.19% 38.50% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13411 13343 12171
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 396 401
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 June 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 +4 102 £550 +12.24% 30
South East +40 41 £450 +12.35% 7
Yorkshire +37 33 £463 +17.08% 2
North West 0 19 £500 +58.73% 3
West Midlands - 6 £430 -
East of England +20 5 £388 -11.42%
South West +12 5 £415 +7.09% 3
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
North East - 3 £500 -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 370 (90.24%) Java
2 288 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (49.51%) TDD
4 199 (48.54%) Spring
5 169 (41.22%) JavaScript
6 154 (37.56%) Git (software)
7 148 (36.10%) Continuous Integration
8 142 (34.63%) HTML
9 129 (31.46%) Scrum
10 121 (29.51%) CSS
11 119 (29.02%) Jenkins
12 117 (28.54%) Web Services
13 116 (28.29%) Scala
13 116 (28.29%) BDD
14 108 (26.34%) Grails
14 108 (26.34%) REST
15 102 (24.88%) JUnit
16 98 (23.90%) Maven
16 98 (23.90%) HTML5
17 97 (23.66%) Cucumber
17 97 (23.66%) RESTful
18 92 (22.44%) Open Source
19 91 (22.20%) jQuery
20 89 (21.71%) Microservices
21 85 (20.73%) Hibernate
22 83 (20.24%) Pair Programming
23 82 (20.00%) Oracle
24 81 (19.76%) SOA
25 79 (19.27%) JIRA
26 77 (18.78%) MongoDB

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 39 (9.51%) Confluence
2 33 (8.05%) Apache
3 27 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.37%) CMS
5 20 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (3.66%) Apache Solr
7 14 (3.41%) Jetty
7 14 (3.41%) Mule
8 13 (3.17%) IIS
8 13 (3.17%) nginx
9 9 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.95%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.73%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.24%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 70 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (15.61%) GitHub
3 7 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.46%) Oracle CX
5 5 (1.22%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.98%) PaaS
7 3 (0.73%) Boomi
7 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.49%) Force.com
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
9 1 (0.24%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.83%) HTTP
2 14 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.68%) DNS
3 11 (2.68%) Firewall
3 11 (2.68%) SSH
4 5 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.22%) LDAP
5 4 (0.98%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) DSL
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.78%) MongoDB
2 60 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 37 (9.02%) MySQL
4 31 (7.56%) Oracle Database
5 24 (5.85%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.39%) Big Data
8 17 (4.15%) SQL Server
9 16 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.93%) HBase
11 9 (2.20%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.22%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.73%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.73%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.73%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 154 (37.56%) Git (software)
2 119 (29.02%) Jenkins
3 102 (24.88%) JUnit
4 98 (23.90%) Maven
5 97 (23.66%) Cucumber
6 79 (19.27%) JIRA
7 54 (13.17%) Gradle
8 52 (12.68%) Mockito
9 47 (11.46%) Selenium
10 43 (10.49%) Spock
11 39 (9.51%) Mercurial
12 34 (8.29%) Subversion
13 31 (7.56%) Ant
13 31 (7.56%) SoapUI
14 27 (6.59%) JMeter
14 27 (6.59%) WebDriver
15 26 (6.34%) Hudson
16 24 (5.85%) Hamcrest
16 24 (5.85%) IntelliJ
17 19 (4.63%) Geb
General
1 71 (17.32%) Finance
2 28 (6.83%) Retail
3 14 (3.41%) Banking
4 13 (3.17%) Marketing
5 9 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.20%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Electronics
6 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.98%) Publishing
6 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Front Office
7 3 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 291 (70.98%) Developer
2 202 (49.27%) Java Developer
3 79 (19.27%) Senior Developer
4 75 (18.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 45 (10.98%) Scala Developer
6 40 (9.76%) Java Scala Developer
7 38 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (8.54%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 35 (8.54%) Senior Scala Developer
9 26 (6.34%) Agile Developer
9 26 (6.34%) Agile Java Developer
10 25 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (5.37%) Architect
12 20 (4.88%) Tester
13 19 (4.63%) Analyst
14 16 (3.90%) Angular Developer
14 16 (3.90%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.90%) QA Engineer
15 15 (3.66%) AWS DevOps
15 15 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (48.54%) Spring
2 142 (34.63%) HTML
3 121 (29.51%) CSS
4 117 (28.54%) Web Services
5 108 (26.34%) Grails
5 108 (26.34%) REST
6 98 (23.90%) HTML5
7 97 (23.66%) RESTful
8 91 (22.20%) jQuery
9 85 (20.73%) Hibernate
10 75 (18.29%) CSS3
11 70 (17.07%) AngularJS
12 68 (16.59%) SOAP
13 41 (10.00%) XML
14 40 (9.76%) JSON
14 40 (9.76%) Node.js
15 34 (8.29%) JAX-RS
16 28 (6.83%) JSP
17 27 (6.59%) J2EE
18 26 (6.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.29%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 29 (7.07%) User Experience
5 23 (5.61%) Visualisation
6 15 (3.66%) Wiki
7 14 (3.41%) Blog
7 14 (3.41%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.22%) iPad
10 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.49%) DataPower
13 2 (0.49%) iPhone
13 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 77 (18.78%) Linux
2 57 (13.90%) Unix
3 36 (8.78%) Windows
4 9 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.71%) CentOS
6 6 (1.46%) Android
7 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.98%) Solaris
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (49.51%) TDD
3 148 (36.10%) Continuous Integration
4 129 (31.46%) Scrum
5 116 (28.29%) BDD
6 92 (22.44%) Open Source
7 89 (21.71%) Microservices
8 83 (20.24%) Pair Programming
9 81 (19.76%) SOA
10 76 (18.54%) DevOps
11 69 (16.83%) OO
12 51 (12.44%) Software Engineering
13 41 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 41 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 40 (9.76%) MVC
15 39 (9.51%) E-Commerce
16 38 (9.27%) Software Delivery
17 37 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
17 37 (9.02%) Functional Testing
18 36 (8.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 370 (90.24%) Java
2 169 (41.22%) JavaScript
3 116 (28.29%) Scala
4 76 (18.54%) SQL
5 72 (17.56%) Clojure
6 56 (13.66%) Python
7 35 (8.54%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.07%) Ruby
9 24 (5.85%) Jython
10 17 (4.15%) PHP
11 14 (3.41%) C
12 10 (2.44%) Perl
13 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.98%) C#
14 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.73%) C-shell
15 3 (0.73%) Erlang
15 3 (0.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (11.22%) SC Cleared
1 46 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.51%) Degree
3 17 (4.15%) ISEB
4 16 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.66%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.71%) QA
2 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.22%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) SDET
5 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 46 (11.22%) Docker
2 37 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (6.83%) Puppet
2 22 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.17%) Ansible
4 11 (2.68%) Graphite
5 10 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.44%) Packer
6 3 (0.73%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.73%) Grafana
6 3 (0.73%) Kibana
6 3 (0.73%) Salt
7 2 (0.49%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.49%) logstash
7 2 (0.49%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) Mesos
8 1 (0.24%) MOM
8 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 82 (20.00%) Oracle
2 15 (3.66%) Atlassian
3 14 (3.41%) Splunk
4 13 (3.17%) Rally
5 10 (2.44%) Google
6 9 (2.20%) Adobe
6 9 (2.20%) AppDynamics
7 8 (1.95%) SOASTA, Inc
8 7 (1.71%) Akamai
9 6 (1.46%) ForgeRock
9 6 (1.46%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.46%) Siebel
9 6 (1.46%) Sybase
10 5 (1.22%) SAP
10 5 (1.22%) VMware
11 3 (0.73%) Dell
11 3 (0.73%) HP
11 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.49%) Apple
12 2 (0.49%) SaltStack
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