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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 367 418 467
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +49
Contract jobs citing Groovy 243 163 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.86% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 128 71
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £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
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +42 170 £500 - 25
North West - 23 £475 - 5
East of England - 16 £313 - 3
South East -29 13 £469 +56.25% 1
North East - 10 £563 - 2
Yorkshire - 9 £338 - 4
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 299 (86.17%) Java
2 244 (70.32%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (51.87%) TDD
4 132 (38.04%) Spring
4 132 (38.04%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (34.29%) Scrum
6 118 (34.01%) Web Services
7 117 (33.72%) Git (software)
8 93 (26.80%) RESTful
8 93 (26.80%) Grails
8 93 (26.80%) Linux
9 92 (26.51%) Ruby
10 90 (25.94%) Scala
10 90 (25.94%) BDD
10 90 (25.94%) Jenkins
11 89 (25.65%) SOAP
12 83 (23.92%) Subversion
13 82 (23.63%) Cucumber
14 78 (22.48%) SQL
15 74 (21.33%) Oracle
15 74 (21.33%) Pair Programming
16 72 (20.75%) MongoDB
17 69 (19.88%) Maven
18 67 (19.31%) Open Source
19 65 (18.73%) QA
20 64 (18.44%) XML
21 63 (18.16%) HTML
21 63 (18.16%) JIRA
21 63 (18.16%) Amazon AWS
22 62 (17.87%) Python

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (11.82%) Tomcat
2 39 (11.24%) Node.js
3 35 (10.09%) Jetty
3 35 (10.09%) Confluence
4 30 (8.65%) Apache
5 27 (7.78%) JBoss
6 18 (5.19%) MQSeries
6 18 (5.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (4.03%) WebLogic
7 14 (4.03%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.31%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.02%) Mule
9 7 (2.02%) nginx
10 6 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.44%) CMS
12 4 (1.15%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (18.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.17%) GitHub
3 10 (2.88%) Boomi
4 8 (2.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.15%) IaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.19%) HTTP
2 11 (3.17%) SSL
2 11 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.88%) Internet
4 8 (2.31%) SNMP
5 4 (1.15%) FTP
5 4 (1.15%) SSH
6 3 (0.86%) SMTP
6 3 (0.86%) Firewall
7 2 (0.58%) ASN.1
7 2 (0.58%) Network Security
7 2 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.75%) MongoDB
2 61 (17.58%) NoSQL
3 50 (14.41%) Hadoop
4 42 (12.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 41 (11.82%) MySQL
6 33 (9.51%) HBase
7 19 (5.48%) Oracle Database
8 18 (5.19%) Big Data
9 17 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (4.61%) SQL Server
10 16 (4.61%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.73%) Redis
13 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 117 (33.72%) Git (software)
2 90 (25.94%) Jenkins
3 83 (23.92%) Subversion
4 82 (23.63%) Cucumber
5 69 (19.88%) Maven
6 63 (18.16%) JIRA
7 43 (12.39%) SoapUI
8 41 (11.82%) IntelliJ
9 39 (11.24%) JUnit
9 39 (11.24%) Gradle
9 39 (11.24%) Geb
10 38 (10.95%) Spock
11 34 (9.80%) Selenium
12 33 (9.51%) Ant
13 20 (5.76%) JMeter
13 20 (5.76%) Hudson
14 18 (5.19%) Mockito
15 16 (4.61%) Eclipse
16 14 (4.03%) Mercurial
17 13 (3.75%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (6.63%) Finance
2 17 (4.90%) Retail
3 9 (2.59%) Banking
4 6 (1.73%) Front Office
5 5 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Back Office
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 217 (62.54%) Developer
2 161 (46.40%) Java Developer
3 41 (11.82%) Senior Developer
4 33 (9.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 29 (8.36%) Tester
6 24 (6.92%) Agile Java Developer
6 24 (6.92%) Automation Tester
7 19 (5.48%) Analyst
8 18 (5.19%) Architect
8 18 (5.19%) Core Java Developer
9 17 (4.90%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.46%) Scala Developer
11 10 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (2.88%) Test Engineer
12 8 (2.31%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (2.31%) Programmer
13 7 (2.02%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.02%) Cloud Developer
13 7 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (38.04%) Spring
2 118 (34.01%) Web Services
3 93 (26.80%) Grails
3 93 (26.80%) RESTful
4 89 (25.65%) SOAP
5 64 (18.44%) XML
6 63 (18.16%) HTML
7 51 (14.70%) JAX-RS
8 50 (14.41%) JSON
9 49 (14.12%) Hibernate
10 47 (13.54%) REST
11 46 (13.26%) AngularJS
12 40 (11.53%) J2EE
13 35 (10.09%) Apache Camel
14 33 (9.51%) Spring Boot
15 31 (8.93%) CSS
16 26 (7.49%) WSDL
17 25 (7.20%) HTML5
17 25 (7.20%) Spring MVC
18 20 (5.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.46%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.17%) Social Media
3 10 (2.88%) iPad
4 8 (2.31%) DataPower
5 7 (2.02%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.02%) Blog
5 7 (2.02%) User Experience
6 5 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.15%) Economics
7 4 (1.15%) Wiki
8 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Life Science
9 2 (0.58%) Chemistry
9 2 (0.58%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.80%) Linux
2 35 (10.09%) CentOS
3 33 (9.51%) UNIX
4 31 (8.93%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.88%) Windows
6 9 (2.59%) Solaris
7 4 (1.15%) Android
7 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Fedora
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (70.32%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (51.87%) TDD
3 132 (38.04%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (34.29%) Scrum
5 90 (25.94%) BDD
6 74 (21.33%) Pair Programming
7 67 (19.31%) Open Source
8 52 (14.99%) SOA
9 49 (14.12%) E-Commerce
9 49 (14.12%) Multithreading
9 49 (14.12%) Microservices
10 40 (11.53%) MVC
11 35 (10.09%) OO
11 35 (10.09%) Kanban
12 32 (9.22%) Software Engineering
12 32 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (8.93%) DevOps
14 28 (8.07%) API Development
15 27 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (7.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 299 (86.17%) Java
2 92 (26.51%) Ruby
3 90 (25.94%) Scala
4 78 (22.48%) SQL
5 62 (17.87%) Python
6 59 (17.00%) JavaScript
7 33 (9.51%) Perl
8 30 (8.65%) C#
9 21 (6.05%) C++
10 19 (5.48%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.32%) Clojure
12 9 (2.59%) PHP
13 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.86%) Go
16 2 (0.58%) R
16 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.58%) C-shell
16 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.95%) Degree
3 32 (9.22%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.59%) ISEB
5 6 (1.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MCP
8 1 (0.29%) CCNP
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (18.73%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) CDISC
System Software
1 40 (11.53%) Docker
2 14 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.44%) KVM
4 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (8.36%) Puppet
2 20 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.88%) Graphite
4 5 (1.44%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.44%) Capistrano
5 4 (1.15%) Ansible
5 4 (1.15%) Salt
6 3 (0.86%) Kibana
6 3 (0.86%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) MOM
8 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 74 (21.33%) Oracle
2 16 (4.61%) VMware
2 16 (4.61%) SOASTA, Inc
3 14 (4.03%) MuleSoft
4 11 (3.17%) ATG
5 10 (2.88%) Perforce
5 10 (2.88%) Endeca
5 10 (2.88%) Dell
6 9 (2.59%) SaltStack
7 8 (2.31%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.02%) HP
9 6 (1.73%) Sybase
9 6 (1.73%) webMethods
10 5 (1.44%) BMC
10 5 (1.44%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.44%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.86%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.86%) Google
11 3 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.86%) hybris
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