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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 473 446 417
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -29
Contract jobs citing Groovy 117 117 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.62% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 93
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £322 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
Groovy
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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
19912 18902 19003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.45% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13427 12324 11451
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 523 641
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +4 103 £495 +10.00% 21
South East -22 11 £335 +3.07% 9
East Midlands - 2 £388 - 1
North West -12 1 £350 +34.61% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Groovy
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Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 267 (95.36%) Java
2 178 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (55.71%) TDD
4 104 (37.14%) Scrum
5 98 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (33.57%) HTML
7 91 (32.50%) Scala
8 86 (30.71%) Linux
9 85 (30.36%) SOAP
10 84 (30.00%) Maven
11 79 (28.21%) RESTful
12 78 (27.86%) Web Services
13 77 (27.50%) XML
14 76 (27.14%) Spring
14 76 (27.14%) Grails
15 71 (25.36%) JavaScript
16 67 (23.93%) Oracle
16 67 (23.93%) E-Commerce
16 67 (23.93%) BDD
17 63 (22.50%) J2EE
18 62 (22.14%) Subversion
19 52 (18.57%) Ant
20 49 (17.50%) XSD
21 47 (16.79%) OO
21 47 (16.79%) Pair Programming
22 46 (16.43%) Git (software)
23 45 (16.07%) Perforce
23 45 (16.07%) WSDL
24 44 (15.71%) ERP
25 43 (15.36%) Content Management

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.00%) JBoss
2 37 (13.21%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 17 (6.07%) Node.js
5 13 (4.64%) Apache
6 9 (3.21%) Apache Pig
7 8 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.07%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.07%) Liferay
10 2 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.36%) Jetty
11 1 (0.36%) IIS
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) Mule
11 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.57%) GitHub
2 8 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.43%) HTTP
2 11 (3.93%) Internet
3 8 (2.86%) DSL
3 8 (2.86%) LDAP
3 8 (2.86%) FTP
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.79%) MongoDB
2 30 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 29 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 28 (10.00%) MySQL
5 13 (4.64%) Hadoop
6 12 (4.29%) Big Data
6 12 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.93%) Redis
8 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.21%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.14%) Azkaban
11 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.36%) DB2
14 1 (0.36%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 84 (30.00%) Maven
2 62 (22.14%) Subversion
3 52 (18.57%) Ant
4 46 (16.43%) Git (software)
5 38 (13.57%) Jenkins
6 35 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 21 (7.50%) JUnit
8 20 (7.14%) Selenium
9 17 (6.07%) Gradle
10 16 (5.71%) Calabash
10 16 (5.71%) Mockito
11 14 (5.00%) Robolectric
12 13 (4.64%) WebDriver
12 13 (4.64%) Mercurial
12 13 (4.64%) JIRA
13 12 (4.29%) Jasmine
14 11 (3.93%) SoapUI
14 11 (3.93%) TestNG
15 10 (3.57%) Eclipse
15 10 (3.57%) QUnit
General
1 37 (13.21%) Retail
2 23 (8.21%) Finance
3 14 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.57%) Banking
5 6 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.14%) Publishing
6 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Front Office
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 210 (75.00%) Developer
2 121 (43.21%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 18 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (4.64%) Software Engineer
7 10 (3.57%) Architect
7 10 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 7 (2.50%) Tester
8 7 (2.50%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (2.14%) Development Manager
10 5 (1.79%) Analyst
10 5 (1.79%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (1.43%) Automation Tester
11 4 (1.43%) QA Engineer
11 4 (1.43%) Consultant
11 4 (1.43%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (33.57%) HTML
2 85 (30.36%) SOAP
3 79 (28.21%) RESTful
4 78 (27.86%) Web Services
5 77 (27.50%) XML
6 76 (27.14%) Spring
6 76 (27.14%) Grails
7 63 (22.50%) J2EE
8 49 (17.50%) XSD
9 45 (16.07%) WSDL
10 36 (12.86%) XSL
10 36 (12.86%) CSS
11 32 (11.43%) Hibernate
12 31 (11.07%) AngularJS
13 30 (10.71%) REST
14 25 (8.93%) JMS
15 24 (8.57%) HTML5
16 20 (7.14%) CSS3
17 18 (6.43%) jQuery
18 17 (6.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.57%) Open Source
2 37 (13.21%) Social Media
3 36 (12.86%) iPad
4 15 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.29%) User Experience
7 10 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.50%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.14%) Derivative
10 5 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.07%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.71%) Statistics
12 2 (0.71%) Equities
12 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.71%) DTV
12 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.71%) Linux
2 33 (11.79%) UNIX
3 26 (9.29%) Android
4 16 (5.71%) Windows
5 13 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.79%) Solaris
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (55.71%) TDD
3 104 (37.14%) Scrum
4 98 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (23.93%) E-Commerce
5 67 (23.93%) BDD
6 47 (16.79%) OO
6 47 (16.79%) Pair Programming
7 44 (15.71%) ERP
8 43 (15.36%) Content Management
9 41 (14.64%) MVC
9 41 (14.64%) Waterfall
10 35 (12.50%) SOA
11 29 (10.36%) DevOps
12 24 (8.57%) Software Engineering
13 22 (7.86%) Kanban
14 19 (6.79%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.43%) Test Scripting
15 18 (6.43%) Configuration Management
16 17 (6.07%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 267 (95.36%) Java
2 91 (32.50%) Scala
3 71 (25.36%) JavaScript
4 43 (15.36%) Ruby
5 26 (9.29%) SQL
6 20 (7.14%) Python
7 17 (6.07%) Objective-C
8 13 (4.64%) Clojure
8 13 (4.64%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.93%) Perl
10 9 (3.21%) C++
10 9 (3.21%) XPath
11 8 (2.86%) XQuery
11 8 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.79%) PHP
13 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.07%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.71%) C#
16 1 (0.36%) VBScript
16 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (8.93%) Degree
2 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.07%) ISEB
3 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.71%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) RHEV
3 1 (0.36%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (6.43%) Puppet
2 12 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.93%) Oozie
4 6 (2.14%) Salt
5 3 (1.07%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 67 (23.93%) Oracle
2 45 (16.07%) Perforce
3 36 (12.86%) ATG
3 36 (12.86%) Endeca
4 6 (2.14%) Google
4 6 (2.14%) Atomikos
5 3 (1.07%) Akamai
5 3 (1.07%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (1.07%) VMware
5 3 (1.07%) Sun
6 2 (0.71%) SAP
6 2 (0.71%) Reuters
7 1 (0.36%) hybris
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
7 1 (0.36%) Sybase
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.36%) Apple
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.36%) ForgeRock
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