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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK / England
Rank 348 425 459
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +34
Contract jobs citing Groovy 228 171 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 0.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 132 104
Median daily rate £450 £500 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £362 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16742 18138 17622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.38% 39.00% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11545 12384 11993
Median daily rate £441 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 487 391
Median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -18 106 £450 -10.00% 13
South East +58 48 £350 +6.87% 5
South West +20 18 £490 +13.29% 4
Yorkshire +18 15 £295 -23.87% 6
East of England +14 15 £471 +55.53% 2
North West +26 10 £425 +3.03% 2
North East - 7 £313 -
West Midlands -5 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 358 (84.63%) Java
2 265 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (39.48%) JavaScript
4 162 (38.30%) Jenkins
5 159 (37.59%) Git (software)
6 137 (32.39%) Scala
7 136 (32.15%) Scrum
8 132 (31.21%) Spring
9 119 (28.13%) TDD
10 109 (25.77%) Maven
11 104 (24.59%) JIRA
12 103 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
12 103 (24.35%) REST
13 101 (23.88%) Web Services
13 101 (23.88%) Linux
14 99 (23.40%) RESTful
15 96 (22.70%) XML
16 94 (22.22%) DevOps
17 93 (21.99%) Gradle
18 92 (21.75%) Selenium
19 89 (21.04%) HTML
20 84 (19.86%) BDD
20 84 (19.86%) MongoDB
21 81 (19.15%) Python
22 79 (18.68%) Open Source
23 76 (17.97%) Confluence
24 71 (16.78%) Continuous Delivery
24 71 (16.78%) CSS
25 70 (16.55%) Grails
26 68 (16.08%) 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 76 (17.97%) Confluence
2 44 (10.40%) Tomcat
3 23 (5.44%) Apache
4 20 (4.73%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.78%) nginx
6 14 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (3.31%) CMS
6 14 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.42%) IIS
9 6 (1.42%) JBoss
9 6 (1.42%) Liferay
10 5 (1.18%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.18%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.95%) Mule
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Gliffy
2 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.53%) GitHub
2 43 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.84%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.60%) PaaS
5 6 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Slack
7 2 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.80%) HTTP
2 12 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.60%) LDAP
3 11 (2.60%) SSL
4 3 (0.71%) AMQP
5 2 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
6 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.86%) MongoDB
2 50 (11.82%) NoSQL
3 44 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (8.98%) MySQL
5 20 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.78%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.78%) SQL Server
7 13 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.60%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.36%) Neo4j
10 9 (2.13%) Big Data
11 6 (1.42%) HBase
11 6 (1.42%) Redis
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.71%) Cloudera CDH
12 3 (0.71%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.47%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 162 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 159 (37.59%) Git (software)
3 109 (25.77%) Maven
4 104 (24.59%) JIRA
5 93 (21.99%) Gradle
6 92 (21.75%) Selenium
7 66 (15.60%) SoapUI
8 54 (12.77%) Ant
9 43 (10.17%) Cucumber
10 40 (9.46%) Subversion
11 36 (8.51%) WebDriver
12 33 (7.80%) JUnit
13 32 (7.57%) IntelliJ
14 29 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (6.15%) Bitbucket
15 26 (6.15%) JMeter
15 26 (6.15%) SonarQube
15 26 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (4.73%) Mercurial
17 19 (4.49%) Mockito
General
1 64 (15.13%) Finance
2 27 (6.38%) Banking
3 7 (1.65%) Games
3 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.18%) Publishing
4 5 (1.18%) Retail
5 4 (0.95%) Marketing
6 2 (0.47%) Advertising
6 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 251 (59.34%) Developer
2 192 (45.39%) Java Developer
3 52 (12.29%) Senior Developer
4 45 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (9.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (8.75%) Tester
7 31 (7.33%) Scala Developer
8 26 (6.15%) Automation Tester
9 23 (5.44%) Analyst
10 20 (4.73%) Java Scala Developer
10 20 (4.73%) Test Analyst
11 18 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.26%) Senior Scala Developer
12 17 (4.02%) Agile Developer
12 17 (4.02%) Agile Java Developer
12 17 (4.02%) Consultant
12 17 (4.02%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 14 (3.31%) Administrator
14 13 (3.07%) Automation Test Analyst
15 12 (2.84%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (31.21%) Spring
2 103 (24.35%) REST
3 101 (23.88%) Web Services
4 99 (23.40%) RESTful
5 96 (22.70%) XML
6 89 (21.04%) HTML
7 71 (16.78%) CSS
8 70 (16.55%) Grails
9 63 (14.89%) Hibernate
10 58 (13.71%) JSON
11 55 (13.00%) HTML5
12 49 (11.58%) SOAP
13 47 (11.11%) Gherkin
14 35 (8.27%) jQuery
15 34 (8.04%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (7.57%) CSS3
17 30 (7.09%) J2EE
18 29 (6.86%) AngularJS
19 28 (6.62%) Node.js
20 26 (6.15%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.60%) iPad
5 10 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.18%) Fintech
10 5 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.18%) User Experience
11 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.95%) Clustering
12 3 (0.71%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.71%) Social Media
13 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.47%) DataPower
13 2 (0.47%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 101 (23.88%) Linux
2 47 (11.11%) Unix
3 41 (9.69%) Windows
4 22 (5.20%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.36%) CentOS
6 9 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.89%) Android
8 7 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.18%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) SmartOS
11 2 (0.47%) Debian
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (62.65%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (32.15%) Scrum
3 119 (28.13%) TDD
4 103 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (22.22%) DevOps
6 84 (19.86%) BDD
7 79 (18.68%) Open Source
8 71 (16.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 66 (15.60%) Microservices
10 65 (15.37%) Automated Testing
11 55 (13.00%) OO
12 52 (12.29%) Kanban
12 52 (12.29%) Test Automation
13 51 (12.06%) Software Engineering
14 48 (11.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (10.87%) Unit Testing
16 43 (10.17%) Pair Programming
17 42 (9.93%) User Stories
18 39 (9.22%) SOA
19 35 (8.27%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 358 (84.63%) Java
2 167 (39.48%) JavaScript
3 137 (32.39%) Scala
4 81 (19.15%) Python
5 68 (16.08%) SQL
6 56 (13.24%) Clojure
7 46 (10.87%) Ruby
8 27 (6.38%) Bash Shell
9 26 (6.15%) Perl
10 18 (4.26%) C++
11 13 (3.07%) C#
12 12 (2.84%) Haskell
13 8 (1.89%) Jython
13 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.65%) PHP
15 6 (1.42%) F#
16 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.95%) AspectJ
17 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.44%) Degree
3 22 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.13%) ISEB
5 9 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.95%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.42%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.95%) SDET
System Software
1 40 (9.46%) Docker
2 21 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (8.27%) Ansible
2 29 (6.86%) Puppet
3 19 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.84%) Grafana
5 11 (2.60%) Kibana
6 9 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.71%) MOM
8 2 (0.47%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.47%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.47%) Rancher
9 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (14.42%) Atlassian
2 58 (13.71%) Oracle
3 22 (5.20%) Google
4 21 (4.96%) IBM
5 19 (4.49%) Splunk
6 12 (2.84%) MuleSoft
7 10 (2.36%) hybris
8 9 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.13%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.65%) Sybase
10 6 (1.42%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.18%) GigaSpaces
12 4 (0.95%) Adobe
13 3 (0.71%) Facebook
13 3 (0.71%) New Relic
13 3 (0.71%) Solace
13 3 (0.71%) webMethods
14 2 (0.47%) Jaspersoft
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft
14 2 (0.47%) VMware
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