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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 440 466 470
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing Groovy 139 103 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.54% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 67 76
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£465 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 507 688
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 £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +56 116 £475 +5.55% 21
South East +4 19 £308 - 7
South West - 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 274 (95.14%) Java
2 178 (61.81%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (53.47%) TDD
4 110 (38.19%) Scrum
5 101 (35.07%) HTML
6 99 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (34.03%) SOAP
8 94 (32.64%) Web Services
9 91 (31.60%) XML
10 88 (30.56%) Linux
10 88 (30.56%) Maven
11 85 (29.51%) Spring
12 83 (28.82%) Scala
13 78 (27.08%) RESTful
13 78 (27.08%) Grails
13 78 (27.08%) Oracle
14 70 (24.31%) JavaScript
15 66 (22.92%) E-Commerce
15 66 (22.92%) Subversion
16 57 (19.79%) J2EE
16 57 (19.79%) BDD
17 51 (17.71%) XSD
18 49 (17.01%) Ant
19 48 (16.67%) OO
20 47 (16.32%) JBoss
20 47 (16.32%) Pair Programming
20 47 (16.32%) Perforce
20 47 (16.32%) Git (software)
21 46 (15.97%) Ruby
21 46 (15.97%) WSDL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (13.19%) WebLogic
2 22 (7.64%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.21%) Node.js
4 13 (4.51%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (3.47%) Apache
6 8 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.43%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.04%) Liferay
8 3 (1.04%) Mule
8 3 (1.04%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.04%) Jetty
9 2 (0.69%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
2 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.74%) SAP PM
3 4 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.43%) GitHub
3 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.94%) HTTP
2 11 (3.82%) Internet
3 10 (3.47%) FTP
4 9 (3.13%) LDAP
5 8 (2.78%) DSL
6 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.69%) SSH
7 2 (0.69%) SSL
7 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.69%) SNMP
8 1 (0.35%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.81%) NoSQL
2 33 (11.46%) MySQL
3 32 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 27 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.82%) Redis
8 10 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.47%) Big Data
9 8 (2.78%) Apache Hive
10 7 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.04%) Azkaban
13 3 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.69%) DB2
15 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 88 (30.56%) Maven
2 66 (22.92%) Subversion
3 49 (17.01%) Ant
4 47 (16.32%) Git (software)
5 41 (14.24%) Jenkins
6 32 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 23 (7.99%) Mockito
8 20 (6.94%) JUnit
9 19 (6.60%) Selenium
10 17 (5.90%) Calabash
11 16 (5.56%) Gradle
12 15 (5.21%) Eclipse
13 14 (4.86%) TestNG
14 13 (4.51%) SoapUI
15 12 (4.17%) WebDriver
15 12 (4.17%) DbUnit
16 11 (3.82%) Mercurial
16 11 (3.82%) JIRA
17 10 (3.47%) Hudson
18 8 (2.78%) QUnit
General
1 39 (13.54%) Retail
2 19 (6.60%) Finance
3 13 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.08%) Banking
4 6 (2.08%) Publishing
5 4 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 225 (78.13%) Developer
2 132 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 40 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 28 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 12 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 8 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (2.78%) Tester
7 8 (2.78%) Architect
8 7 (2.43%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (2.08%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (1.74%) Big Data Developer
10 5 (1.74%) Automation Tester
10 5 (1.74%) Analyst
10 5 (1.74%) Consultant
11 4 (1.39%) QA Engineer
11 4 (1.39%) Web Developer
11 4 (1.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (35.07%) HTML
2 98 (34.03%) SOAP
3 94 (32.64%) Web Services
4 91 (31.60%) XML
5 85 (29.51%) Spring
6 78 (27.08%) RESTful
6 78 (27.08%) Grails
7 57 (19.79%) J2EE
8 51 (17.71%) XSD
9 46 (15.97%) WSDL
10 37 (12.85%) XSL
11 36 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 35 (12.15%) CSS
13 32 (11.11%) REST
14 24 (8.33%) HTML5
14 24 (8.33%) JMS
15 23 (7.99%) JSON
15 23 (7.99%) AngularJS
16 20 (6.94%) Apache Camel
17 18 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.19%) Social Media
2 37 (12.85%) iPad
3 35 (12.15%) Open Source
4 16 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.82%) Digital Media
5 11 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.47%) User Experience
7 8 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.69%) Statistics
9 2 (0.69%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.69%) DTV
9 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.35%) Wiki
10 1 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.56%) Linux
2 33 (11.46%) UNIX
3 26 (9.03%) Android
4 16 (5.56%) Windows
5 13 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (61.81%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (53.47%) TDD
3 110 (38.19%) Scrum
4 99 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (22.92%) E-Commerce
6 57 (19.79%) BDD
7 48 (16.67%) OO
8 47 (16.32%) Pair Programming
9 45 (15.63%) ERP
10 44 (15.28%) MVC
11 43 (14.93%) Content Management
12 39 (13.54%) Waterfall
13 33 (11.46%) SOA
14 29 (10.07%) Kanban
15 23 (7.99%) DevOps
16 22 (7.64%) Software Engineering
17 19 (6.60%) Test Scripting
18 18 (6.25%) OOP
18 18 (6.25%) Test Automation
18 18 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 274 (95.14%) Java
2 83 (28.82%) Scala
3 70 (24.31%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.97%) Ruby
5 32 (11.11%) SQL
6 23 (7.99%) Python
7 16 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 15 (5.21%) Perl
9 11 (3.82%) Clojure
10 10 (3.47%) XPath
10 10 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.13%) C++
12 8 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.78%) XQuery
13 6 (2.08%) PHP
14 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.04%) C#
15 3 (1.04%) PowerHouse
15 3 (1.04%) Korn
16 1 (0.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 16 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) RHEV
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (6.94%) Puppet
2 13 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.47%) Oozie
4 7 (2.43%) Salt
5 2 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.35%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.35%) Netcool
6 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 78 (27.08%) Oracle
2 47 (16.32%) JBoss
2 47 (16.32%) Perforce
3 37 (12.85%) ATG
3 37 (12.85%) Endeca
4 12 (4.17%) Atomikos
5 6 (2.08%) Google
5 6 (2.08%) SAP
6 4 (1.39%) Akamai
7 3 (1.04%) Sun
7 3 (1.04%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (1.04%) VMware
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.35%) Sybase
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) webMethods
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) CA
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperion
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