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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 398 522 442
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -80
Contract jobs citing Groovy 219 91 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.47% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 69 110
Median daily rate £493 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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
19596 19429 18883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.34% 37.73% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13619 12827 12478
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 417 451
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +60 145 £500 - 26
Yorkshire +19 24 £413 +10.00% 4
South East +4 20 £413 +20.00% 7
South West +5 11 £415 +18.57% 3
North West -7 9 £500 +55.03% 5
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
East Midlands +8 2 £363 -3.33%
East of England 0 2 - -
North East -37 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 362 (91.18%) Java
2 288 (72.54%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (51.39%) TDD
4 179 (45.09%) Spring
5 161 (40.55%) Git (software)
6 158 (39.80%) JavaScript
7 156 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
8 144 (36.27%) Web Services
9 136 (34.26%) HTML
9 136 (34.26%) BDD
10 127 (31.99%) Jenkins
11 124 (31.23%) Scrum
12 118 (29.72%) Grails
13 114 (28.72%) REST
14 109 (27.46%) Maven
14 109 (27.46%) CSS
15 102 (25.69%) Cucumber
16 90 (22.67%) AngularJS
16 90 (22.67%) JUnit
17 87 (21.91%) Linux
18 85 (21.41%) Python
18 85 (21.41%) Scala
18 85 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
19 77 (19.40%) JIRA
19 77 (19.40%) HTML5
19 77 (19.40%) Pair Programming
20 73 (18.39%) Open Source
21 72 (18.14%) NoSQL
21 72 (18.14%) Microservices
22 70 (17.63%) DevOps

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 59 (14.86%) Node.js
2 51 (12.85%) Tomcat
3 49 (12.34%) Apache
4 42 (10.58%) Confluence
5 29 (7.30%) Jetty
6 17 (4.28%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (4.28%) CMS
7 14 (3.53%) Mule
8 13 (3.27%) WebLogic
9 12 (3.02%) Apache Solr
10 11 (2.77%) nginx
11 9 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (2.02%) IIS
13 5 (1.26%) JBoss
14 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.76%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 85 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.34%) GitHub
3 5 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.01%) Heroku
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle CX
5 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.76%) Boomi
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
6 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.25%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.25%) Force.com
7 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.57%) HTTP
2 28 (7.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.52%) DNS
3 10 (2.52%) Firewall
3 10 (2.52%) SSH
4 6 (1.51%) Internet
4 6 (1.51%) LDAP
5 5 (1.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) DSL
6 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.14%) NoSQL
2 57 (14.36%) MongoDB
3 33 (8.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 30 (7.56%) MySQL
5 24 (6.05%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.78%) Big Data
7 15 (3.78%) HBase
8 13 (3.27%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.26%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.76%) Redis
13 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 161 (40.55%) Git (software)
2 127 (31.99%) Jenkins
3 109 (27.46%) Maven
4 102 (25.69%) Cucumber
5 90 (22.67%) JUnit
6 77 (19.40%) JIRA
7 64 (16.12%) Subversion
8 62 (15.62%) Gradle
9 46 (11.59%) Selenium
10 45 (11.34%) Mockito
11 43 (10.83%) Spock
12 39 (9.82%) JMeter
13 28 (7.05%) Ant
13 28 (7.05%) SoapUI
14 27 (6.80%) IntelliJ
15 23 (5.79%) Geb
16 20 (5.04%) Mercurial
17 19 (4.79%) WebDriver
18 17 (4.28%) Hudson
19 14 (3.53%) Jasmine
General
1 62 (15.62%) Finance
2 30 (7.56%) Banking
3 26 (6.55%) Retail
4 9 (2.27%) Marketing
5 6 (1.51%) Games
6 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.01%) Front Office
7 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 278 (70.03%) Developer
2 181 (45.59%) Java Developer
3 63 (15.87%) Senior Developer
4 61 (15.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 31 (7.81%) Scala Developer
7 26 (6.55%) Java Scala Developer
8 24 (6.05%) Agile Developer
8 24 (6.05%) Agile Java Developer
9 21 (5.29%) Angular Developer
9 21 (5.29%) Tester
10 20 (5.04%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 20 (5.04%) Senior Scala Developer
11 18 (4.53%) UI Developer
12 17 (4.28%) Analyst
12 17 (4.28%) Architect
12 17 (4.28%) Java Engineer
13 16 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.78%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (45.09%) Spring
2 144 (36.27%) Web Services
3 136 (34.26%) HTML
4 118 (29.72%) Grails
5 114 (28.72%) REST
6 109 (27.46%) CSS
7 90 (22.67%) AngularJS
8 77 (19.40%) HTML5
9 69 (17.38%) Hibernate
9 69 (17.38%) RESTful
10 64 (16.12%) jQuery
11 58 (14.61%) SOAP
12 57 (14.36%) CSS3
13 43 (10.83%) XML
14 40 (10.08%) JSON
15 30 (7.56%) Guice
15 30 (7.56%) J2EE
16 26 (6.55%) Spring MVC
17 23 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
18 22 (5.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.56%) User Experience
2 33 (8.31%) Mobile App
3 30 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (7.05%) Visualisation
5 18 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.53%) Wiki
7 13 (3.27%) Blog
8 11 (2.77%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.51%) iPad
11 5 (1.26%) Fintech
11 5 (1.26%) Social Media
12 3 (0.76%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.50%) iPhone
13 2 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.91%) Linux
2 70 (17.63%) Unix
3 27 (6.80%) Windows
4 15 (3.78%) CentOS
5 13 (3.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.01%) Android
6 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.01%) Solaris
7 3 (0.76%) VMS
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (72.54%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (51.39%) TDD
3 156 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 136 (34.26%) BDD
5 124 (31.23%) Scrum
6 77 (19.40%) Pair Programming
7 73 (18.39%) Open Source
8 72 (18.14%) Microservices
9 70 (17.63%) DevOps
10 65 (16.37%) Software Engineering
11 60 (15.11%) SOA
12 54 (13.60%) Unit Testing
13 51 (12.85%) OO
14 42 (10.58%) Multithreading
15 38 (9.57%) Functional Testing
15 38 (9.57%) SDLC
16 37 (9.32%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (8.56%) E-Commerce
18 33 (8.31%) Front End Development
19 32 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 362 (91.18%) Java
2 158 (39.80%) JavaScript
3 85 (21.41%) Python
3 85 (21.41%) Scala
4 62 (15.62%) Ruby
5 54 (13.60%) SQL
6 49 (12.34%) Clojure
7 35 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 26 (6.55%) PHP
9 17 (4.28%) Perl
10 16 (4.03%) Jython
11 11 (2.77%) C
12 8 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.26%) Smalltalk
15 4 (1.01%) Go
16 3 (0.76%) C#
16 3 (0.76%) C-shell
17 2 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (15.62%) Security Cleared
2 60 (15.11%) SC Cleared
3 40 (10.08%) Degree
4 24 (6.05%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.02%) ISEB
6 10 (2.52%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.09%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (14.36%) Docker
2 6 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.76%) vSphere
5 2 (0.50%) Varnish
6 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (7.56%) Puppet
2 28 (7.05%) Graphite
3 26 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.53%) Ansible
5 8 (2.02%) Packer
6 6 (1.51%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.76%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.50%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.50%) Salt
9 1 (0.25%) MOM
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 64 (16.12%) Oracle
2 25 (6.30%) SOASTA, Inc
3 13 (3.27%) Splunk
4 11 (2.77%) Adobe
5 9 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.02%) Rally
7 7 (1.76%) Akamai
8 6 (1.51%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.51%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.51%) Sybase
8 6 (1.51%) VMware
9 4 (1.01%) ATG
9 4 (1.01%) Endeca
9 4 (1.01%) Google
9 4 (1.01%) Perforce
9 4 (1.01%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.01%) Siebel
10 3 (0.76%) Cisco
10 3 (0.76%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.76%) SAP
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