The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 406 438 507
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +69
Contract jobs citing Groovy 164 104 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.58% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 72 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18402 17976 19300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.27% 38.64% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11982 11353 11764
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 383 528 750
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +59 133 £475 +5.55% 24
South East -5 26 £300 +7.14% 2
South West - 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £425 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Groovy
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Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 293 (93.61%) Java
2 168 (53.67%) TDD
3 132 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (41.53%) Scrum
5 118 (37.70%) Spring
6 115 (36.74%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (35.78%) HTML
8 107 (34.19%) Web Services
9 102 (32.59%) Oracle
9 102 (32.59%) Maven
10 101 (32.27%) XML
11 98 (31.31%) SOAP
12 89 (28.43%) Linux
12 89 (28.43%) Grails
13 78 (24.92%) JavaScript
14 76 (24.28%) RESTful
15 71 (22.68%) Subversion
16 67 (21.41%) Git (software)
17 66 (21.09%) Hibernate
18 65 (20.77%) Scala
18 65 (20.77%) BDD
19 63 (20.13%) MVC
20 59 (18.85%) J2EE
21 58 (18.53%) E-Commerce
22 56 (17.89%) Jenkins
23 54 (17.25%) Pair Programming
24 49 (15.65%) SQL
25 48 (15.34%) XSD
25 48 (15.34%) JBoss
26 47 (15.02%) Ant

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.14%) WebLogic
2 25 (7.99%) Apache ServiceMix
3 20 (6.39%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.15%) Node.js
5 8 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.56%) Apache
5 8 (2.56%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.92%) Jetty
7 4 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.96%) Mule
9 1 (0.32%) Liferay
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.64%) MS Office
2 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.60%) SAP PM
3 4 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.60%) GitHub
4 4 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.31%) HTTP
2 12 (3.83%) Internet
3 10 (3.19%) FTP
4 5 (1.60%) SSL
5 3 (0.96%) SNMP
5 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.96%) SSH
6 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.02%) MongoDB
2 46 (14.70%) MySQL
3 45 (14.38%) NoSQL
4 30 (9.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (6.07%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.15%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.51%) Big Data
9 10 (3.19%) Redis
9 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.88%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server
12 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.64%) DB2
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 102 (32.59%) Maven
2 71 (22.68%) Subversion
3 67 (21.41%) Git (software)
4 56 (17.89%) Jenkins
5 47 (15.02%) Ant
6 42 (13.42%) JUnit
6 42 (13.42%) Mockito
7 40 (12.78%) Cucumber
8 29 (9.27%) Selenium
9 26 (8.31%) TestNG
10 23 (7.35%) DbUnit
11 22 (7.03%) WebDriver
12 21 (6.71%) Hudson
13 20 (6.39%) Calabash
14 18 (5.75%) SoapUI
14 18 (5.75%) Eclipse
15 14 (4.47%) Hamcrest
15 14 (4.47%) Mercurial
16 13 (4.15%) Jasmine
17 12 (3.83%) JIRA
General
1 37 (11.82%) Retail
2 29 (9.27%) Finance
3 17 (5.43%) Banking
4 9 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 241 (77.00%) Developer
2 133 (42.49%) Java Developer
3 54 (17.25%) Senior Developer
4 35 (11.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (5.11%) Software Developer
5 16 (5.11%) Software Engineer
6 14 (4.47%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (3.51%) Tester
7 11 (3.51%) Architect
8 10 (3.19%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (2.24%) Analyst
9 7 (2.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (2.24%) Automation Tester
10 5 (1.60%) Big Data Developer
10 5 (1.60%) Web Developer
10 5 (1.60%) Consultant
10 5 (1.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (1.60%) QA Engineer
11 4 (1.28%) Test Engineer
11 4 (1.28%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (37.70%) Spring
2 112 (35.78%) HTML
3 107 (34.19%) Web Services
4 101 (32.27%) XML
5 98 (31.31%) SOAP
6 89 (28.43%) Grails
7 76 (24.28%) RESTful
8 66 (21.09%) Hibernate
9 59 (18.85%) J2EE
10 48 (15.34%) XSD
11 43 (13.74%) WSDL
12 40 (12.78%) CSS
13 38 (12.14%) JSON
13 38 (12.14%) GWT
14 35 (11.18%) XSL
15 32 (10.22%) HTML5
15 32 (10.22%) REST
16 29 (9.27%) AngularJS
17 25 (7.99%) Apache Camel
18 24 (7.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) Open Source
1 41 (13.10%) iPad
2 36 (11.50%) Social Media
3 17 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.28%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.96%) Derivative
9 3 (0.96%) iPhone
10 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.64%) DTV
10 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.32%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.32%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.43%) Linux
2 41 (13.10%) UNIX
3 24 (7.67%) Android
4 13 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.88%) Windows
6 6 (1.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (53.67%) TDD
2 132 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (41.53%) Scrum
4 115 (36.74%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (20.77%) BDD
6 63 (20.13%) MVC
7 58 (18.53%) E-Commerce
8 54 (17.25%) Pair Programming
9 43 (13.74%) ERP
10 39 (12.46%) OO
11 37 (11.82%) Content Management
11 37 (11.82%) Kanban
12 36 (11.50%) Waterfall
13 33 (10.54%) SOA
14 31 (9.90%) Software Engineering
15 28 (8.95%) Test Automation
16 23 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (7.03%) Test Scripting
17 22 (7.03%) Release Management
18 21 (6.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 293 (93.61%) Java
2 78 (24.92%) JavaScript
3 65 (20.77%) Scala
4 49 (15.65%) SQL
5 45 (14.38%) Ruby
6 35 (11.18%) Python
7 19 (6.07%) Perl
8 15 (4.79%) Objective-C
8 15 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 13 (4.15%) XPath
10 11 (3.51%) XQuery
11 10 (3.19%) Clojure
12 9 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.24%) PHP
14 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.92%) C#
15 4 (1.28%) Korn
16 3 (0.96%) VB
17 2 (0.64%) C++
18 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.86%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) HDFS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.43%) Puppet
2 11 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.19%) Oozie
4 7 (2.24%) Salt
5 4 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 102 (32.59%) Oracle
2 48 (15.34%) JBoss
3 37 (11.82%) Perforce
4 35 (11.18%) ATG
4 35 (11.18%) Endeca
5 23 (7.35%) Atomikos
6 16 (5.11%) Google
7 14 (4.47%) Akamai
8 6 (1.92%) SAP
9 4 (1.28%) HP
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco
10 3 (0.96%) Sun
10 3 (0.96%) VMware
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.64%) Sybase
12 1 (0.32%) IBM
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix
12 1 (0.32%) CA
12 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
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