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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 408 461 470
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 188 133 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.75% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 102 75
Average daily rate £500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £549 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +55 146 £513 +2.75% 36
South West +11 15 £433 +23.57%
North West -20 8 £413 +28.90% 4
West Midlands - 6 £275 - 1
South East +13 5 £330 -5.71% 1
East of England 0 4 £368 -13.78%
Yorkshire -18 4 £388 +3.33% 5
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 328 (89.37%) Java
2 270 (73.57%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (58.04%) TDD
4 178 (48.50%) Continuous Integration
5 163 (44.41%) Git (software)
5 163 (44.41%) Spring
6 138 (37.60%) Jenkins
7 134 (36.51%) Maven
8 125 (34.06%) Web Services
9 120 (32.70%) Scrum
10 114 (31.06%) BDD
11 113 (30.79%) Grails
12 107 (29.16%) JavaScript
13 105 (28.61%) Python
14 101 (27.52%) Cucumber
15 94 (25.61%) HTML
16 90 (24.52%) REST
17 85 (23.16%) Ruby
18 84 (22.89%) AngularJS
19 82 (22.34%) Subversion
20 81 (22.07%) Pair Programming
21 77 (20.98%) JIRA
21 77 (20.98%) Scala
22 76 (20.71%) RESTful
23 74 (20.16%) Gradle
24 72 (19.62%) Linux
25 71 (19.35%) JUnit
26 69 (18.80%) NoSQL
27 65 (17.71%) SOAP
28 64 (17.44%) Tomcat

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 64 (17.44%) Tomcat
2 54 (14.71%) Node.js
3 53 (14.44%) Jetty
4 41 (11.17%) Apache
5 37 (10.08%) Confluence
6 16 (4.36%) JBoss
7 11 (3.00%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.72%) CMS
9 9 (2.45%) Mule
10 8 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (1.63%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.36%) nginx
13 3 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.54%) IIS
14 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.54%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.54%) SAS
15 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.27%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.36%) GitHub
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.82%) Heroku
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.27%) Boomi
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.54%) HTTP
2 30 (8.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.45%) Internet
4 5 (1.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.54%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.54%) FTP
5 2 (0.54%) SMTP
5 2 (0.54%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
6 1 (0.27%) DSL
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.80%) NoSQL
2 46 (12.53%) MongoDB
3 42 (11.44%) MySQL
4 37 (10.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 33 (8.99%) Hadoop
6 24 (6.54%) HBase
7 20 (5.45%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.72%) Big Data
9 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.63%) SQL Server
11 5 (1.36%) Redis
12 4 (1.09%) Riak
13 3 (0.82%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 163 (44.41%) Git (software)
2 138 (37.60%) Jenkins
3 134 (36.51%) Maven
4 101 (27.52%) Cucumber
5 82 (22.34%) Subversion
6 77 (20.98%) JIRA
7 74 (20.16%) Gradle
8 71 (19.35%) JUnit
9 55 (14.99%) Mockito
10 41 (11.17%) Spock
11 40 (10.90%) IntelliJ
12 39 (10.63%) Ant
13 37 (10.08%) JMeter
14 34 (9.26%) Geb
15 32 (8.72%) SoapUI
16 28 (7.63%) Selenium
17 25 (6.81%) Hudson
18 18 (4.90%) Mercurial
19 15 (4.09%) Jasmine
19 15 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (13.62%) Finance
2 31 (8.45%) Banking
3 17 (4.63%) Retail
4 9 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.09%) Games
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.54%) Front Office
7 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (69.48%) Developer
2 183 (49.86%) Java Developer
3 59 (16.08%) Senior Developer
4 57 (15.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (7.63%) Agile Developer
5 28 (7.63%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (7.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 24 (6.54%) Scala Developer
8 21 (5.72%) Architect
9 20 (5.45%) Angular Developer
9 20 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
10 19 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.90%) Analyst
12 17 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (3.81%) Java Scala Developer
14 14 (3.81%) Test Analyst
15 11 (3.00%) Senior Agile Developer
15 11 (3.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (44.41%) Spring
2 125 (34.06%) Web Services
3 113 (30.79%) Grails
4 94 (25.61%) HTML
5 90 (24.52%) REST
6 84 (22.89%) AngularJS
7 76 (20.71%) RESTful
8 65 (17.71%) SOAP
9 62 (16.89%) XML
10 61 (16.62%) CSS
11 59 (16.08%) Hibernate
12 46 (12.53%) HTML5
12 46 (12.53%) JSON
13 36 (9.81%) Guice
13 36 (9.81%) JAX-RS
13 36 (9.81%) Spring Boot
14 34 (9.26%) J2EE
15 29 (7.90%) CSS3
15 29 (7.90%) jQuery
16 27 (7.36%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.09%) Visualisation
3 14 (3.81%) User Experience
4 12 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.45%) Blog
5 9 (2.45%) Fintech
5 9 (2.45%) iPad
6 8 (2.18%) Social Media
7 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.54%) Life Science
8 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.54%) Wiki
9 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.27%) RIA
9 1 (0.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.62%) Linux
2 51 (13.90%) Unix
3 27 (7.36%) CentOS
4 24 (6.54%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.18%) Windows
6 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.82%) Android
7 3 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (73.57%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (58.04%) TDD
3 178 (48.50%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (32.70%) Scrum
5 114 (31.06%) BDD
6 81 (22.07%) Pair Programming
7 56 (15.26%) Software Engineering
8 55 (14.99%) DevOps
9 51 (13.90%) Unit Testing
10 50 (13.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 49 (13.35%) Open Source
12 48 (13.08%) Microservices
12 48 (13.08%) Multithreading
13 42 (11.44%) Build Automation
13 42 (11.44%) Non-Functional Testing
13 42 (11.44%) OO
14 41 (11.17%) SDLC
15 39 (10.63%) Dependency Injection
16 35 (9.54%) API Development
16 35 (9.54%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 328 (89.37%) Java
2 107 (29.16%) JavaScript
3 105 (28.61%) Python
4 85 (23.16%) Ruby
5 77 (20.98%) Scala
6 62 (16.89%) SQL
7 39 (10.63%) Perl
8 22 (5.99%) Clojure
9 21 (5.72%) PHP
10 19 (5.18%) C#
11 16 (4.36%) Bash Shell
12 15 (4.09%) C++
13 12 (3.27%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.45%) Go
14 9 (2.45%) Smalltalk
15 7 (1.91%) C
16 4 (1.09%) Jython
16 4 (1.09%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (14.99%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.99%) Degree
4 19 (5.18%) ISEB
5 15 (4.09%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.91%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.99%) QA
2 7 (1.91%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 54 (14.71%) Docker
2 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.82%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (8.45%) Graphite
2 29 (7.90%) Puppet
3 22 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.00%) Ansible
5 4 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.82%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.54%) MOM
7 2 (0.54%) Salt
8 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (11.72%) Oracle
2 29 (7.90%) SOASTA, Inc
3 8 (2.18%) Perforce
4 7 (1.91%) Akamai
4 7 (1.91%) ATG
4 7 (1.91%) Endeca
4 7 (1.91%) SaltStack
5 6 (1.63%) Apigee
5 6 (1.63%) MuleSoft
5 6 (1.63%) Splunk
5 6 (1.63%) VMware
6 5 (1.36%) Adobe
7 4 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.82%) CA
8 3 (0.82%) Cisco
8 3 (0.82%) HP
9 2 (0.54%) Google
9 2 (0.54%) IBM
9 2 (0.54%) Serena
9 2 (0.54%) Sybase
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