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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 409 442 430
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Contract jobs citing Groovy 222 179 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.90% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 128 121
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
19767 19786 18148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.63% 38.34% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13538 11836
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 400 376
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -38 105 £575 +17.34% 39
South East +36 46 £450 -7.69% 18
Yorkshire +15 28 £475 +20.25% 6
North West +14 19 £500 +51.51% 2
West Midlands - 7 £450 -
East of England +19 6 £400 -8.57% 2
North East - 5 £500 -
South West -1 3 £431 +11.29% 1
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 383 (86.85%) Java
2 309 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (46.26%) TDD
3 204 (46.26%) Spring
4 175 (39.68%) JavaScript
5 148 (33.56%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (33.56%) Git (software)
6 146 (33.11%) HTML
7 143 (32.43%) Scrum
8 127 (28.80%) Scala
9 122 (27.66%) CSS
10 119 (26.98%) REST
11 116 (26.30%) Jenkins
12 110 (24.94%) Web Services
13 109 (24.72%) JUnit
14 106 (24.04%) BDD
15 104 (23.58%) Cucumber
15 104 (23.58%) jQuery
15 104 (23.58%) Grails
16 103 (23.36%) HTML5
17 100 (22.68%) RESTful
18 99 (22.45%) Open Source
19 97 (22.00%) Microservices
20 96 (21.77%) Oracle
21 91 (20.63%) Linux
22 90 (20.41%) SOA
22 90 (20.41%) JIRA
23 89 (20.18%) Maven
24 88 (19.95%) MongoDB
25 87 (19.73%) SQL

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 54 (12.24%) Confluence
2 29 (6.58%) Apache
3 21 (4.76%) CMS
4 20 (4.54%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.31%) Apache Solr
6 18 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (3.63%) Mule
8 15 (3.40%) nginx
9 13 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.95%) IIS
10 11 (2.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.81%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.59%) Jetty
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.23%) JBoss
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.87%) GitHub
2 66 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle CX
5 5 (1.13%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.91%) PaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.68%) Boomi
7 3 (0.68%) Force.com
7 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.23%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.54%) HTTP
2 16 (3.63%) LDAP
3 11 (2.49%) DNS
3 11 (2.49%) Firewall
3 11 (2.49%) SSH
4 7 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.13%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.91%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) Internet
8 1 (0.23%) DSL
8 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.95%) MongoDB
2 56 (12.70%) NoSQL
3 44 (9.98%) Oracle Database
4 41 (9.30%) MySQL
5 29 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (5.67%) Hadoop
7 21 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 19 (4.31%) Big Data
9 18 (4.08%) SQL Server
10 14 (3.17%) HBase
11 12 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.72%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.13%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.91%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.91%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.91%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 148 (33.56%) Git (software)
2 116 (26.30%) Jenkins
3 109 (24.72%) JUnit
4 104 (23.58%) Cucumber
5 90 (20.41%) JIRA
6 89 (20.18%) Maven
7 59 (13.38%) Mockito
8 55 (12.47%) Selenium
9 50 (11.34%) Gradle
10 40 (9.07%) Mercurial
11 39 (8.84%) Spock
12 37 (8.39%) Hamcrest
13 36 (8.16%) SoapUI
14 35 (7.94%) Ant
15 34 (7.71%) WebDriver
16 29 (6.58%) Subversion
17 26 (5.90%) Hudson
18 22 (4.99%) JMeter
19 19 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 19 (4.31%) Geb
General
1 77 (17.46%) Finance
2 30 (6.80%) Retail
3 14 (3.17%) Banking
3 14 (3.17%) Marketing
4 9 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.04%) Games
5 4 (0.91%) Electronics
5 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.91%) Publishing
5 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.68%) Front Office
6 3 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 297 (67.35%) Developer
2 209 (47.39%) Java Developer
3 86 (19.50%) Senior Developer
4 80 (18.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 49 (11.11%) Scala Developer
6 45 (10.20%) Java Scala Developer
7 37 (8.39%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 37 (8.39%) Senior Scala Developer
8 36 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 26 (5.90%) Agile Developer
9 26 (5.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 24 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (5.22%) Tester
12 21 (4.76%) Architect
12 21 (4.76%) Test Engineer
13 19 (4.31%) Analyst
14 16 (3.63%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (3.63%) QA Engineer
15 15 (3.40%) Angular Developer
15 15 (3.40%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (46.26%) Spring
2 146 (33.11%) HTML
3 122 (27.66%) CSS
4 119 (26.98%) REST
5 110 (24.94%) Web Services
6 104 (23.58%) Grails
6 104 (23.58%) jQuery
7 103 (23.36%) HTML5
8 100 (22.68%) RESTful
9 85 (19.27%) SOAP
10 79 (17.91%) Hibernate
11 78 (17.69%) CSS3
12 67 (15.19%) AngularJS
13 47 (10.66%) JAX-RS
14 41 (9.30%) JSP
15 40 (9.07%) Node.js
15 40 (9.07%) XML
16 39 (8.84%) JSON
16 39 (8.84%) Struts
17 30 (6.80%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.26%) User Experience
3 30 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 23 (5.22%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.63%) Blog
6 15 (3.40%) Wiki
7 11 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.13%) iPad
10 5 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) Fintech
11 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.45%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.45%) DataPower
12 2 (0.45%) iPhone
12 2 (0.45%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.63%) Linux
2 51 (11.56%) Unix
3 37 (8.39%) Windows
4 21 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 19 (4.31%) CentOS
6 6 (1.36%) Android
7 5 (1.13%) Solaris
8 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (70.07%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (46.26%) TDD
3 148 (33.56%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (32.43%) Scrum
5 106 (24.04%) BDD
6 99 (22.45%) Open Source
7 97 (22.00%) Microservices
8 90 (20.41%) SOA
9 85 (19.27%) DevOps
10 78 (17.69%) Pair Programming
11 75 (17.01%) OO
12 53 (12.02%) Domain-Driven Design
13 45 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 43 (9.75%) Software Engineering
15 42 (9.52%) OOP
16 40 (9.07%) E-Commerce
16 40 (9.07%) Software Delivery
17 39 (8.84%) Functional Testing
17 39 (8.84%) MVC
18 35 (7.94%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 383 (86.85%) Java
2 175 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 127 (28.80%) Scala
4 87 (19.73%) SQL
5 81 (18.37%) Clojure
6 51 (11.56%) Python
7 33 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 28 (6.35%) Jython
9 25 (5.67%) Ruby
10 17 (3.85%) C
11 14 (3.17%) PHP
12 9 (2.04%) Perl
13 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.13%) C#
15 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.68%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.68%) C-shell
16 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 45 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.71%) Degree
3 16 (3.63%) DV Cleared
3 16 (3.63%) ISEB
3 16 (3.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.47%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 39 (8.84%) Docker
1 39 (8.84%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (7.03%) Puppet
2 21 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.72%) Ansible
4 10 (2.27%) Packer
5 9 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.91%) Graphite
7 3 (0.68%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.68%) Grafana
7 3 (0.68%) Kibana
8 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.45%) logstash
8 2 (0.45%) Salt
9 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.23%) Mesos
9 1 (0.23%) MOM
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 96 (21.77%) Oracle
2 30 (6.80%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.95%) Rally
4 12 (2.72%) Splunk
5 11 (2.49%) Adobe
6 10 (2.27%) Google
7 9 (2.04%) AppDynamics
8 7 (1.59%) Akamai
9 6 (1.36%) ForgeRock
9 6 (1.36%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.36%) SAP
9 6 (1.36%) Siebel
9 6 (1.36%) Sybase
10 5 (1.13%) VMware
11 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.68%) Dell
12 3 (0.68%) HP
13 2 (0.45%) Apple
13 2 (0.45%) CA
13 2 (0.45%) Concur
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