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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 444 414 421
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Groovy 141 162 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 89
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.27%
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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
19589 18407 17069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.76% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13338 12112 10707
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 401 563
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 -27 110 £488 +8.33% 40
North West -13 11 £315 - 2
South East -37 9 £401 -2.90% 2
East of England +4 5 £438 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire -15 4 £395 - 6
South West +1 1 £388 +14.81% 4
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Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 210 (83.33%) Java
2 167 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (48.02%) TDD
4 97 (38.49%) Spring
5 90 (35.71%) Web Services
6 84 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (30.16%) HTML
8 75 (29.76%) Scrum
8 75 (29.76%) Git (software)
9 74 (29.37%) BDD
10 72 (28.57%) Linux
11 71 (28.17%) Ruby
11 71 (28.17%) RESTful
12 69 (27.38%) SQL
13 65 (25.79%) JavaScript
13 65 (25.79%) SOAP
14 61 (24.21%) Scala
15 59 (23.41%) Maven
15 59 (23.41%) Subversion
16 56 (22.22%) Cucumber
16 56 (22.22%) Jenkins
17 53 (21.03%) Python
17 53 (21.03%) Oracle
18 51 (20.24%) XML
18 51 (20.24%) MongoDB
19 50 (19.84%) QA
20 49 (19.44%) NoSQL
21 48 (19.05%) Grails
21 48 (19.05%) JSON
22 44 (17.46%) Amazon AWS

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 28 (11.11%) JBoss
2 19 (7.54%) Node.js
3 15 (5.95%) Confluence
3 15 (5.95%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.56%) Apache
5 12 (4.76%) Jetty
6 6 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 6 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.98%) nginx
8 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.59%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.79%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Summit
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.59%) IaaS
2 4 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.19%) GitHub
3 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.19%) Boomi
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) HTTP
2 7 (2.78%) Internet
3 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) LDAP
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.24%) MongoDB
2 49 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 37 (14.68%) MySQL
4 20 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 19 (7.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (5.95%) Hadoop
7 14 (5.56%) Big Data
8 12 (4.76%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.97%) HBase
11 9 (3.57%) Redis
12 8 (3.17%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.59%) SQL Navigator
13 4 (1.59%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.79%) Riak
15 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 75 (29.76%) Git (software)
2 59 (23.41%) Subversion
2 59 (23.41%) Maven
3 56 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 56 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 34 (13.49%) SoapUI
5 33 (13.10%) JIRA
6 30 (11.90%) Selenium
7 29 (11.51%) JUnit
8 27 (10.71%) Ant
9 25 (9.92%) Spock
10 21 (8.33%) Gradle
11 19 (7.54%) Hudson
12 17 (6.75%) Geb
13 16 (6.35%) IntelliJ
14 12 (4.76%) Eclipse
14 12 (4.76%) NetBeans
15 10 (3.97%) WebDriver
15 10 (3.97%) Mockito
16 8 (3.17%) JMeter
General
1 18 (7.14%) Finance
2 15 (5.95%) Retail
3 7 (2.78%) Publishing
4 5 (1.98%) Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.19%) Front Office
6 3 (1.19%) Games
7 2 (0.79%) iGaming
7 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (58.73%) Developer
2 90 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.52%) Tester
4 19 (7.54%) Senior Developer
5 16 (6.35%) Analyst
5 16 (6.35%) Automation Tester
6 13 (5.16%) Scala Developer
6 13 (5.16%) Software Engineer
7 12 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (3.17%) Architect
10 7 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.78%) Core Java Developer
11 6 (2.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (2.38%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.38%) QA Analyst
11 6 (2.38%) QA Tester
12 5 (1.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (38.49%) Spring
2 90 (35.71%) Web Services
3 76 (30.16%) HTML
4 71 (28.17%) RESTful
5 65 (25.79%) SOAP
6 51 (20.24%) XML
7 48 (19.05%) JSON
7 48 (19.05%) Grails
8 41 (16.27%) J2EE
9 33 (13.10%) Hibernate
10 32 (12.70%) CSS
11 26 (10.32%) REST
11 26 (10.32%) AngularJS
12 19 (7.54%) WSDL
12 19 (7.54%) Apache Camel
13 17 (6.75%) Java EE
13 17 (6.75%) HTML5
13 17 (6.75%) Spring MVC
14 16 (6.35%) JAX-RS
14 16 (6.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Social Media
2 14 (5.56%) iPad
3 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.37%) User Experience
5 10 (3.97%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.78%) Telematics
6 7 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.38%) Linked Data
8 5 (1.98%) Life Science
8 5 (1.98%) Chemistry
8 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.59%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.19%) Replication
10 3 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.79%) DTV
11 2 (0.79%) Derivative
11 2 (0.79%) Wiki
11 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.57%) Linux
2 22 (8.73%) UNIX
3 14 (5.56%) CentOS
4 10 (3.97%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.59%) Android
7 3 (1.19%) Windows
8 2 (0.79%) Fedora
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (48.02%) TDD
3 84 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (29.76%) Scrum
5 74 (29.37%) BDD
6 40 (15.87%) E-Commerce
7 38 (15.08%) Pair Programming
8 37 (14.68%) DevOps
9 35 (13.89%) Open Source
10 31 (12.30%) Kanban
10 31 (12.30%) MVC
11 24 (9.52%) SDLC
12 21 (8.33%) Multithreading
13 20 (7.94%) SOA
14 19 (7.54%) Waterfall
15 17 (6.75%) Test Automation
15 17 (6.75%) Content Management
16 16 (6.35%) Software Engineering
16 16 (6.35%) OO
16 16 (6.35%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 210 (83.33%) Java
2 71 (28.17%) Ruby
3 69 (27.38%) SQL
4 65 (25.79%) JavaScript
5 61 (24.21%) Scala
6 53 (21.03%) Python
7 24 (9.52%) Perl
8 21 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 15 (5.95%) C#
10 12 (4.76%) Clojure
11 9 (3.57%) PHP
12 7 (2.78%) C++
13 5 (1.98%) XQuery
13 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.19%) C-shell
14 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.79%) R
16 1 (0.40%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 30 (11.90%) Degree
2 16 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.19%) ISEB
5 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNP
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (19.84%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (13.10%) Docker
2 11 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.78%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.59%) KVM
5 3 (1.19%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.19%) Varnish
6 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (13.10%) Puppet
2 26 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.59%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.59%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.59%) Salt
4 4 (1.59%) Kibana
4 4 (1.59%) Graphite
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Oozie
5 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (21.03%) Oracle
2 15 (5.95%) ATG
3 14 (5.56%) Perforce
3 14 (5.56%) Endeca
4 13 (5.16%) VMware
5 8 (3.17%) SaltStack
6 7 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.98%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.98%) HP
8 4 (1.59%) Sybase
8 4 (1.59%) BMC
8 4 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.59%) Akamai
8 4 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.19%) Dell
10 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) IBM
10 2 (0.79%) hybris
11 1 (0.40%) Splunk
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