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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 420 461 499
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +38
Contract jobs citing Groovy 165 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 71 54
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.93% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +79 138 £500 +11.11% 23
South East -16 23 £300 +3.44% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
East of England - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 298 (94.90%) Java
2 173 (55.10%) TDD
3 125 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (39.49%) Scrum
5 114 (36.31%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (35.03%) HTML
6 110 (35.03%) Web Services
7 103 (32.80%) SOAP
8 100 (31.85%) Spring
9 99 (31.53%) XML
10 98 (31.21%) Maven
11 96 (30.57%) Linux
12 91 (28.98%) Oracle
13 90 (28.66%) Grails
14 86 (27.39%) RESTful
15 78 (24.84%) Scala
16 76 (24.20%) JavaScript
17 72 (22.93%) Subversion
18 69 (21.97%) E-Commerce
18 69 (21.97%) BDD
19 61 (19.43%) J2EE
20 56 (17.83%) Git (software)
21 52 (16.56%) XSD
22 51 (16.24%) MVC
23 50 (15.92%) Pair Programming
23 50 (15.92%) Ant
24 49 (15.61%) Ruby
25 48 (15.29%) Perforce
25 48 (15.29%) Hibernate
25 48 (15.29%) OO

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (13.38%) WebLogic
2 21 (6.69%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.41%) Apache ServiceMix
4 15 (4.78%) Node.js
5 10 (3.18%) Apache
6 8 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.23%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.27%) Jetty
9 3 (0.96%) Mule
10 2 (0.64%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.64%) Liferay
10 2 (0.64%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.32%) IIS
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.59%) SAP PM
3 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.91%) GitHub
4 4 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.32%) HTTP
2 11 (3.50%) Internet
3 10 (3.18%) FTP
4 8 (2.55%) LDAP
5 7 (2.23%) DSL
6 3 (0.96%) SSH
6 3 (0.96%) SSL
6 3 (0.96%) SNMP
6 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.42%) MySQL
1 39 (12.42%) MongoDB
1 39 (12.42%) NoSQL
2 28 (8.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (6.05%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.82%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.18%) Redis
5 10 (3.18%) Big Data
5 10 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.55%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.91%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.96%) Azkaban
10 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 98 (31.21%) Maven
2 72 (22.93%) Subversion
3 56 (17.83%) Git (software)
4 50 (15.92%) Ant
5 48 (15.29%) Jenkins
6 41 (13.06%) Cucumber
7 31 (9.87%) Mockito
8 28 (8.92%) JUnit
8 28 (8.92%) Selenium
9 22 (7.01%) Calabash
10 20 (6.37%) WebDriver
11 19 (6.05%) TestNG
12 17 (5.41%) Hudson
13 16 (5.10%) DbUnit
14 15 (4.78%) SoapUI
15 14 (4.46%) Gradle
15 14 (4.46%) Eclipse
16 13 (4.14%) JIRA
16 13 (4.14%) Mercurial
17 10 (3.18%) Jasmine
General
1 41 (13.06%) Retail
2 24 (7.64%) Finance
3 12 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.50%) Banking
5 6 (1.91%) Publishing
6 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 243 (77.39%) Developer
2 142 (45.22%) Java Developer
3 48 (15.29%) Senior Developer
4 33 (10.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (4.78%) Software Developer
5 15 (4.78%) Agile Java Developer
6 14 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 11 (3.50%) Tester
8 10 (3.18%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (2.87%) Architect
10 7 (2.23%) Test Engineer
10 7 (2.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (2.23%) Analyst
11 6 (1.91%) Automation Tester
11 6 (1.91%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (1.59%) Consultant
12 5 (1.59%) Big Data Developer
13 4 (1.27%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (1.27%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (1.27%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (35.03%) HTML
1 110 (35.03%) Web Services
2 103 (32.80%) SOAP
3 100 (31.85%) Spring
4 99 (31.53%) XML
5 90 (28.66%) Grails
6 86 (27.39%) RESTful
7 61 (19.43%) J2EE
8 52 (16.56%) XSD
9 48 (15.29%) Hibernate
10 47 (14.97%) WSDL
11 39 (12.42%) XSL
12 38 (12.10%) CSS
13 31 (9.87%) JSON
14 30 (9.55%) REST
15 29 (9.24%) HTML5
16 27 (8.60%) AngularJS
17 24 (7.64%) JMS
18 23 (7.32%) GWT
18 23 (7.32%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.69%) iPad
2 40 (12.74%) Social Media
3 38 (12.10%) Open Source
4 17 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.14%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.96%) iPhone
10 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.64%) DTV
10 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.64%) Statistics
10 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.32%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.32%) IPTV
11 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.32%) Derivative
11 1 (0.32%) Wiki
11 1 (0.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 96 (30.57%) Linux
2 36 (11.46%) UNIX
3 27 (8.60%) Android
4 16 (5.10%) Windows
5 14 (4.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (55.10%) TDD
2 125 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (39.49%) Scrum
4 114 (36.31%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (21.97%) E-Commerce
5 69 (21.97%) BDD
6 51 (16.24%) MVC
7 50 (15.92%) Pair Programming
8 48 (15.29%) OO
9 47 (14.97%) ERP
10 45 (14.33%) Content Management
11 41 (13.06%) Waterfall
12 35 (11.15%) SOA
13 33 (10.51%) Kanban
14 27 (8.60%) Software Engineering
15 25 (7.96%) DevOps
15 25 (7.96%) Test Automation
16 24 (7.64%) Test Scripting
17 17 (5.41%) OOP
17 17 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 298 (94.90%) Java
2 78 (24.84%) Scala
3 76 (24.20%) JavaScript
4 49 (15.61%) Ruby
5 40 (12.74%) SQL
6 30 (9.55%) Python
7 19 (6.05%) Perl
8 18 (5.73%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.46%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.50%) XPath
10 11 (3.50%) Clojure
11 9 (2.87%) XQuery
11 9 (2.87%) C++
12 8 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.91%) PHP
14 5 (1.59%) C#
15 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.27%) Korn
16 3 (0.96%) VB
17 2 (0.64%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 18 (5.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.92%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.32%) RHEV
2 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (6.37%) Puppet
2 14 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.18%) Oozie
4 7 (2.23%) Salt
5 2 (0.64%) Ansible
5 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 91 (28.98%) Oracle
2 48 (15.29%) Perforce
2 48 (15.29%) JBoss
3 39 (12.42%) ATG
3 39 (12.42%) Endeca
4 16 (5.10%) Atomikos
5 10 (3.18%) Google
6 7 (2.23%) Akamai
7 6 (1.91%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) VMware
8 3 (0.96%) Sun
8 3 (0.96%) Cisco
9 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.64%) HP
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.64%) Sybase
9 2 (0.64%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.32%) webMethods
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
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