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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 416 516 435
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -81
Contract jobs citing Groovy 204 108 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.56% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 81 111
Median daily rate £475 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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
19101 19304 18235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.95% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12996 12213
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 403 428
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +47 119 £500 +3.09% 31
Yorkshire +28 28 £419 +11.66% 4
South East +21 26 £450 +33.33% 3
South West +3 8 £415 +7.09%
North West 0 7 £500 +56.25% 5
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
East Midlands +13 3 £450 +20.00%
East of England +10 3 £375 - 2
North East -37 3 £500 -28.57%
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 346 (89.87%) Java
2 271 (70.39%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (48.57%) TDD
4 176 (45.71%) Spring
5 162 (42.08%) JavaScript
6 151 (39.22%) Git (software)
7 135 (35.06%) HTML
8 133 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (31.43%) Web Services
10 117 (30.39%) Scrum
11 115 (29.87%) CSS
11 115 (29.87%) BDD
12 114 (29.61%) Jenkins
13 107 (27.79%) Grails
14 102 (26.49%) REST
15 99 (25.71%) Maven
16 98 (25.45%) Scala
17 90 (23.38%) Cucumber
18 86 (22.34%) HTML5
18 86 (22.34%) JUnit
19 80 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
20 79 (20.52%) Microservices
21 78 (20.26%) AngularJS
21 78 (20.26%) Linux
22 77 (20.00%) jQuery
23 75 (19.48%) Open Source
24 74 (19.22%) RESTful
24 74 (19.22%) DevOps
25 73 (18.96%) Python
25 73 (18.96%) Hibernate

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 49 (12.73%) Node.js
2 37 (9.61%) Confluence
3 33 (8.57%) Apache
4 30 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (4.68%) CMS
7 15 (3.90%) Jetty
8 13 (3.38%) Apache Solr
8 13 (3.38%) Mule
8 13 (3.38%) nginx
9 10 (2.60%) IIS
10 9 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 80 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (13.77%) GitHub
3 6 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.56%) Oracle CX
4 4 (1.04%) Heroku
5 3 (0.78%) Boomi
5 3 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.26%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.79%) HTTP
2 18 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.12%) DNS
3 12 (3.12%) Firewall
3 12 (3.12%) SSH
4 6 (1.56%) LDAP
5 5 (1.30%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.52%) Internet
8 1 (0.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.10%) MongoDB
2 60 (15.58%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.53%) MySQL
4 26 (6.75%) Hadoop
5 21 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.42%) Big Data
7 16 (4.16%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.64%) HBase
8 14 (3.64%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.56%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.78%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 151 (39.22%) Git (software)
2 114 (29.61%) Jenkins
3 99 (25.71%) Maven
4 90 (23.38%) Cucumber
5 86 (22.34%) JUnit
6 72 (18.70%) JIRA
7 50 (12.99%) Gradle
8 41 (10.65%) Selenium
8 41 (10.65%) Spock
9 39 (10.13%) Mockito
9 39 (10.13%) Subversion
10 30 (7.79%) JMeter
10 30 (7.79%) SoapUI
11 28 (7.27%) Ant
11 28 (7.27%) IntelliJ
11 28 (7.27%) Mercurial
12 20 (5.19%) Hudson
12 20 (5.19%) WebDriver
13 17 (4.42%) Geb
14 14 (3.64%) jMock
General
1 66 (17.14%) Finance
2 27 (7.01%) Retail
3 22 (5.71%) Banking
4 12 (3.12%) Marketing
5 6 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.56%) Games
6 3 (0.78%) Electronics
6 3 (0.78%) Front Office
6 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 272 (70.65%) Developer
2 178 (46.23%) Java Developer
3 68 (17.66%) Senior Developer
4 66 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 44 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (10.13%) Scala Developer
7 32 (8.31%) Java Scala Developer
8 29 (7.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (7.01%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 27 (7.01%) Senior Scala Developer
10 23 (5.97%) Agile Developer
10 23 (5.97%) Agile Java Developer
11 19 (4.94%) Architect
11 19 (4.94%) Tester
12 18 (4.68%) Analyst
13 17 (4.42%) UI Developer
14 16 (4.16%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (4.16%) Java Engineer
15 15 (3.90%) Angular Developer
15 15 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (45.71%) Spring
2 135 (35.06%) HTML
3 121 (31.43%) Web Services
4 115 (29.87%) CSS
5 107 (27.79%) Grails
6 102 (26.49%) REST
7 86 (22.34%) HTML5
8 78 (20.26%) AngularJS
9 77 (20.00%) jQuery
10 74 (19.22%) RESTful
11 73 (18.96%) Hibernate
12 65 (16.88%) CSS3
13 60 (15.58%) SOAP
14 35 (9.09%) XML
15 34 (8.83%) JSON
16 26 (6.75%) J2EE
17 25 (6.49%) JAX-RS
18 22 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
19 21 (5.45%) Spring MVC
20 20 (5.19%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 32 (8.31%) User Experience
3 30 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.01%) Visualisation
5 25 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (4.16%) Wiki
7 13 (3.38%) Blog
7 13 (3.38%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.78%) Fintech
10 3 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.78%) iPad
10 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.52%) DataPower
11 2 (0.52%) iPhone
11 2 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 78 (20.26%) Linux
2 61 (15.84%) Unix
3 33 (8.57%) Windows
4 13 (3.38%) CentOS
4 13 (3.38%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.04%) Solaris
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.52%) Android
7 2 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (70.39%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (48.57%) TDD
3 133 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (30.39%) Scrum
5 115 (29.87%) BDD
6 79 (20.52%) Microservices
7 75 (19.48%) Open Source
8 74 (19.22%) DevOps
9 72 (18.70%) Pair Programming
10 68 (17.66%) SOA
11 58 (15.06%) OO
12 55 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 43 (11.17%) Unit Testing
14 34 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (8.83%) Functional Testing
15 33 (8.57%) E-Commerce
16 31 (8.05%) Front End Development
16 31 (8.05%) MVC
17 30 (7.79%) Multithreading
18 27 (7.01%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 346 (89.87%) Java
2 162 (42.08%) JavaScript
3 98 (25.45%) Scala
4 73 (18.96%) Python
5 59 (15.32%) Clojure
5 59 (15.32%) SQL
6 40 (10.39%) Bash Shell
6 40 (10.39%) Ruby
7 26 (6.75%) PHP
8 20 (5.19%) Jython
9 16 (4.16%) Perl
10 11 (2.86%) C
11 7 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.78%) C#
14 3 (0.78%) C-shell
14 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.78%) Smalltalk
14 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 43 (11.17%) Degree
4 21 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.64%) ISEB
6 11 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.17%) QA
2 7 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (12.47%) Docker
2 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (7.79%) Puppet
2 27 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.90%) Graphite
4 14 (3.64%) Ansible
5 10 (2.60%) Packer
6 8 (2.08%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.78%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.78%) Salt
8 2 (0.52%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.52%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) Grafana
9 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.26%) Kibana
9 1 (0.26%) MOM
9 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 71 (18.44%) Oracle
2 15 (3.90%) Splunk
3 13 (3.38%) SOASTA, Inc
4 11 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.60%) Rally
6 9 (2.34%) Adobe
7 7 (1.82%) Akamai
7 7 (1.82%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.56%) Google
8 6 (1.56%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.56%) Siebel
8 6 (1.56%) Sybase
8 6 (1.56%) VMware
9 4 (1.04%) ForgeRock
9 4 (1.04%) SAP
10 3 (0.78%) Dell
10 3 (0.78%) HP
10 3 (0.78%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco
11 2 (0.52%) IBM
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