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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 487 418 415
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -3
Contract jobs citing Groovy 103 151 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 107 81
Average daily rate
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£450 £442 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 -
% change year-on-year
-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
18380 18021 15987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 37.42% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12427 12052 10098
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 424 582
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 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 29 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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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 -40 76 £475 +8.57% 51
Yorkshire -11 9 £375 - 2
North West -15 7 £320 - 2
South East -13 6 £338 -25.00% 1
East of England +3 2 - - 1
South West +12 1 £388 +10.71% 4
East Midlands -3 1 £375 +9.48%
North East - 1 £700 - 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 180 (81.45%) Java
2 152 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (45.70%) TDD
4 89 (40.27%) Spring
5 85 (38.46%) Web Services
6 75 (33.94%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (33.03%) HTML
8 69 (31.22%) Git (software)
9 68 (30.77%) BDD
9 68 (30.77%) SQL
10 66 (29.86%) RESTful
11 65 (29.41%) Linux
12 63 (28.51%) Scrum
13 62 (28.05%) SOAP
14 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
15 58 (26.24%) Ruby
16 57 (25.79%) XML
17 54 (24.43%) Scala
18 52 (23.53%) Subversion
18 52 (23.53%) Maven
19 50 (22.62%) Cucumber
20 47 (21.27%) JSON
20 47 (21.27%) QA
21 45 (20.36%) Oracle
21 45 (20.36%) MongoDB
22 43 (19.46%) Jenkins
23 41 (18.55%) NoSQL
24 37 (16.74%) SoapUI
24 37 (16.74%) J2EE
24 37 (16.74%) Grails

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 27 (12.22%) JBoss
2 26 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.24%) Node.js
4 15 (6.79%) Confluence
5 13 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 13 (5.88%) Apache
6 9 (4.07%) Jetty
7 8 (3.62%) nginx
8 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.36%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.90%) SAS
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) InfoPath
1 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Summit
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.62%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.36%) Boomi
5 3 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.43%) HTTP
2 4 (1.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) NAS
4 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.36%) MongoDB
2 41 (18.55%) NoSQL
3 32 (14.48%) MySQL
4 21 (9.50%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (5.88%) Redis
6 13 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.43%) RDBMS
8 11 (4.98%) Big Data
9 9 (4.07%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.62%) SQL Server
11 7 (3.17%) HBase
12 4 (1.81%) SQL Navigator
13 3 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.90%) Riak
14 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 69 (31.22%) Git (software)
2 52 (23.53%) Subversion
2 52 (23.53%) Maven
3 50 (22.62%) Cucumber
4 43 (19.46%) Jenkins
5 37 (16.74%) SoapUI
5 37 (16.74%) JIRA
6 36 (16.29%) Selenium
7 26 (11.76%) Ant
8 24 (10.86%) Spock
9 22 (9.95%) JUnit
10 19 (8.60%) Hudson
11 17 (7.69%) Gradle
12 16 (7.24%) WebDriver
13 14 (6.33%) IntelliJ
13 14 (6.33%) Geb
14 12 (5.43%) NetBeans
15 11 (4.98%) Mercurial
15 11 (4.98%) Eclipse
16 8 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (6.33%) Finance
2 12 (5.43%) Retail
3 7 (3.17%) Publishing
4 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.36%) Banking
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) iGaming
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (57.92%) Developer
2 72 (32.58%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.41%) Tester
4 20 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.69%) Analyst
6 15 (6.79%) Automation Tester
6 15 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (4.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.07%) Scala Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.62%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.71%) QA Analyst
10 6 (2.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (2.71%) QA Tester
10 6 (2.71%) Architect
10 6 (2.71%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.26%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.26%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (40.27%) Spring
2 85 (38.46%) Web Services
3 73 (33.03%) HTML
4 66 (29.86%) RESTful
5 62 (28.05%) SOAP
6 57 (25.79%) XML
7 47 (21.27%) JSON
8 37 (16.74%) J2EE
8 37 (16.74%) Grails
9 29 (13.12%) Hibernate
10 28 (12.67%) CSS
11 22 (9.95%) REST
12 19 (8.60%) AngularJS
13 17 (7.69%) Apache Camel
14 16 (7.24%) WSDL
14 16 (7.24%) Java EE
14 16 (7.24%) Spring Boot
15 15 (6.79%) HTML5
15 15 (6.79%) Spring MVC
16 14 (6.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.88%) Social Media
2 12 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.43%) iPad
3 10 (4.52%) User Experience
3 10 (4.52%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.07%) Linked Data
5 7 (3.17%) Telematics
5 7 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.17%) Replication
6 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.26%) Life Science
7 5 (2.26%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.81%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.90%) Wiki
10 2 (0.90%) Derivative
10 2 (0.90%) DTV
10 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.41%) Linux
2 14 (6.33%) UNIX
3 13 (5.88%) CentOS
4 10 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.81%) Android
7 3 (1.36%) Windows
8 2 (0.90%) Fedora
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (45.70%) TDD
3 75 (33.94%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (30.77%) BDD
5 63 (28.51%) Scrum
6 35 (15.84%) DevOps
7 34 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 30 (13.57%) Kanban
9 29 (13.12%) Open Source
10 28 (12.67%) MVC
11 25 (11.31%) Pair Programming
12 23 (10.41%) Waterfall
13 22 (9.95%) SDLC
14 16 (7.24%) OO
15 15 (6.79%) Multithreading
15 15 (6.79%) Automation Testing
15 15 (6.79%) Web Development
15 15 (6.79%) SOA
16 14 (6.33%) Configuration Management
16 14 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 180 (81.45%) Java
2 68 (30.77%) SQL
3 61 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 58 (26.24%) Ruby
5 54 (24.43%) Scala
6 35 (15.84%) Python
7 26 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.88%) Perl
9 12 (5.43%) C#
10 11 (4.98%) Clojure
10 11 (4.98%) PHP
11 5 (2.26%) XQuery
11 5 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.81%) C-shell
13 3 (1.36%) C++
14 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.90%) R
14 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.45%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.95%) Degree
2 16 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.26%) ISEB
5 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (21.27%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (10.86%) Docker
2 11 (4.98%) VirtualBox
2 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) Varnish
4 3 (1.36%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (10.41%) Puppet
2 20 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.98%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.81%) Salt
4 4 (1.81%) Kibana
5 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) Graphite
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (20.36%) Oracle
2 13 (5.88%) ATG
2 13 (5.88%) VMware
3 12 (5.43%) Perforce
3 12 (5.43%) Endeca
4 8 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.71%) Akamai
6 5 (2.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.81%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.36%) Dell
8 3 (1.36%) Sybase
8 3 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.90%) SAP
9 2 (0.90%) IBM
9 2 (0.90%) BMC
9 2 (0.90%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) Splunk
10 1 (0.45%) Tableau
10 1 (0.45%) Atomikos
10 1 (0.45%) SOASTA, Inc
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