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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 398 434 493
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +59
Contract jobs citing Groovy 210 193 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.98% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 134 93
Median daily rate £450 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18626 19629 19324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 38.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12888 13512 13356
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 499 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -55 88 £500 - 17
South East +47 35 £350 +6.06% 5
Yorkshire +43 25 £400 -11.11% 2
South West - 24 £490 - 1
North West -8 15 £425 -8.20% 4
North East - 9 £313 - 1
East of England +3 6 £444 +61.36%
West Midlands -11 6 £475 - 4
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 348 (83.25%) Java
2 285 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (39.95%) JavaScript
4 162 (38.76%) Spring
5 156 (37.32%) Scala
6 153 (36.60%) Scrum
7 144 (34.45%) Git (software)
8 143 (34.21%) Jenkins
9 142 (33.97%) TDD
10 119 (28.47%) JIRA
11 116 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (27.51%) RESTful
12 115 (27.51%) REST
13 99 (23.68%) HTML
14 95 (22.73%) Web Services
15 88 (21.05%) Confluence
16 87 (20.81%) MongoDB
17 86 (20.57%) BDD
18 85 (20.33%) Open Source
18 85 (20.33%) SQL
19 84 (20.10%) DevOps
20 82 (19.62%) XML
20 82 (19.62%) Maven
21 79 (18.90%) Hibernate
21 79 (18.90%) Linux
22 77 (18.42%) Clojure
23 76 (18.18%) Selenium
24 75 (17.94%) Microservices
24 75 (17.94%) Continuous Delivery
25 73 (17.46%) Gradle

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 88 (21.05%) Confluence
2 27 (6.46%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.55%) Apache
4 17 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.87%) CMS
7 10 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (2.39%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.67%) Mule
8 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.44%) IIS
9 6 (1.44%) Liferay
9 6 (1.44%) nginx
10 5 (1.20%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.20%) JBoss
10 5 (1.20%) Mule ESB
10 5 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Gliffy
1 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.88%) GitHub
2 35 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.91%) PaaS
4 7 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.44%) IaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.48%) Force.com
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.26%) HTTP
2 21 (5.02%) LDAP
3 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.81%) MongoDB
2 60 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (12.92%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.37%) MySQL
5 34 (8.13%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.46%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.31%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.35%) Neo4j
10 13 (3.11%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.63%) Big Data
12 10 (2.39%) HBase
13 5 (1.20%) MarkLogic
13 5 (1.20%) SimpleDB
14 4 (0.96%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.96%) Cloudera CDH
14 4 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.72%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 144 (34.45%) Git (software)
2 143 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 119 (28.47%) JIRA
4 82 (19.62%) Maven
5 76 (18.18%) Selenium
6 73 (17.46%) Gradle
7 64 (15.31%) Cucumber
8 59 (14.11%) JUnit
9 54 (12.92%) SoapUI
10 47 (11.24%) Ant
11 40 (9.57%) Mockito
12 39 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 38 (9.09%) WebDriver
14 34 (8.13%) Subversion
15 32 (7.66%) Mercurial
16 28 (6.70%) JIRA Agile
17 23 (5.50%) Hamcrest
17 23 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
18 20 (4.78%) SonarQube
19 19 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 67 (16.03%) Finance
2 24 (5.74%) Banking
3 11 (2.63%) Retail
4 8 (1.91%) Games
5 7 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.20%) Publishing
7 4 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 254 (60.77%) Developer
2 203 (48.56%) Java Developer
3 70 (16.75%) Senior Developer
4 60 (14.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 37 (8.85%) Scala Developer
6 35 (8.37%) Tester
7 33 (7.89%) Java Scala Developer
8 29 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.70%) Senior Scala Developer
10 27 (6.46%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 24 (5.74%) Agile Developer
11 24 (5.74%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (5.26%) Automation Tester
13 19 (4.55%) Analyst
14 17 (4.07%) Test Analyst
15 13 (3.11%) Administrator
15 13 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (3.11%) Test Engineer
16 10 (2.39%) Automation Test Analyst
16 10 (2.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (38.76%) Spring
2 115 (27.51%) REST
2 115 (27.51%) RESTful
3 99 (23.68%) HTML
4 95 (22.73%) Web Services
5 82 (19.62%) XML
6 79 (18.90%) Hibernate
7 73 (17.46%) CSS
8 72 (17.22%) Grails
9 67 (16.03%) HTML5
9 67 (16.03%) SOAP
10 55 (13.16%) JSON
11 50 (11.96%) jQuery
12 46 (11.00%) Gherkin
13 45 (10.77%) CSS3
14 39 (9.33%) RabbitMQ
15 31 (7.42%) Node.js
16 30 (7.18%) JAX-RS
16 30 (7.18%) Struts
17 29 (6.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.39%) Algorithms
3 10 (2.39%) Data Structures
3 10 (2.39%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.67%) Fintech
4 7 (1.67%) iPad
5 6 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.44%) User Experience
5 6 (1.44%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.20%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.72%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.48%) Blog
9 2 (0.48%) DataPower
9 2 (0.48%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.48%) NHS
9 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.90%) Linux
2 35 (8.37%) Unix
3 32 (7.66%) Windows
4 23 (5.50%) Ubuntu
5 20 (4.78%) CentOS
6 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.44%) Android
7 6 (1.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (36.60%) Scrum
3 142 (33.97%) TDD
4 116 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (20.57%) BDD
6 85 (20.33%) Open Source
7 84 (20.10%) DevOps
8 75 (17.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 75 (17.94%) Microservices
9 72 (17.22%) OO
10 58 (13.88%) Pair Programming
11 51 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (12.20%) SOA
11 51 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 48 (11.48%) Kanban
13 45 (10.77%) Unit Testing
14 44 (10.53%) Test Automation
15 43 (10.29%) Automated Testing
16 41 (9.81%) User Stories
17 37 (8.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 348 (83.25%) Java
2 167 (39.95%) JavaScript
3 156 (37.32%) Scala
4 85 (20.33%) SQL
5 77 (18.42%) Clojure
6 63 (15.07%) Python
7 43 (10.29%) Ruby
8 26 (6.22%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.07%) Perl
10 13 (3.11%) C++
10 13 (3.11%) Jython
11 7 (1.67%) PHP
12 6 (1.44%) C#
12 6 (1.44%) F#
12 6 (1.44%) Haskell
13 5 (1.20%) C
13 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.72%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 33 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (4.55%) Degree
5 11 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.15%) ISEB
7 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.64%) QA
2 9 (2.15%) SDET
3 5 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (9.09%) Docker
2 26 (6.22%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (6.70%) Puppet
2 24 (5.74%) Ansible
3 15 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.44%) Grafana
6 5 (1.20%) Kibana
7 4 (0.96%) MOM
8 2 (0.48%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.48%) logstash
8 2 (0.48%) Rancher
9 1 (0.24%) Graphite
9 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.24%) Terraform
9 1 (0.24%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 72 (17.22%) Atlassian
2 68 (16.27%) Oracle
3 15 (3.59%) IBM
4 14 (3.35%) Google
5 13 (3.11%) Splunk
6 11 (2.63%) MuleSoft
7 10 (2.39%) hybris
8 7 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.67%) Sybase
9 6 (1.44%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.20%) GigaSpaces
10 5 (1.20%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.96%) Adobe
12 3 (0.72%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.72%) Microsoft
12 3 (0.72%) Solace
13 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.48%) webMethods
14 1 (0.24%) Compuware
14 1 (0.24%) HP
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