The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 317 348 304
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -44
Contract jobs citing Groovy 111 94 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.87% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 77
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £366 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
Groovy
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10387 10785 10129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.11% 42.55% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7661 7769 7176
Average daily rate £428 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 124
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in London

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy across the London region.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in London

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in London

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the London region.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in London

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
(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
City of London +22 31 £475 -1.04% 10
Hounslow +1 2 £475 +5.55%
Isleworth - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 222 (95.69%) Java
2 155 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (56.47%) TDD
4 94 (40.52%) Scrum
5 80 (34.48%) HTML
6 78 (33.62%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (32.76%) Scala
8 72 (31.03%) Web Services
9 71 (30.60%) Grails
10 70 (30.17%) Linux
11 68 (29.31%) Maven
12 65 (28.02%) SOAP
13 63 (27.16%) XML
14 62 (26.72%) Oracle
15 60 (25.86%) RESTful
15 60 (25.86%) BDD
16 57 (24.57%) E-Commerce
17 56 (24.14%) Spring
18 54 (23.28%) JavaScript
19 53 (22.84%) J2EE
20 51 (21.98%) Subversion
21 48 (20.69%) XSD
22 44 (18.97%) WSDL
23 43 (18.53%) ERP
23 43 (18.53%) Perforce
24 42 (18.10%) Ant
24 42 (18.10%) Content Management
25 41 (17.67%) Ruby
26 40 (17.24%) Waterfall
27 39 (16.81%) OO

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.38%) JBoss
2 35 (15.09%) WebLogic
3 14 (6.03%) Node.js
3 14 (6.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.88%) Apache Pig
5 8 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.02%) Apache
7 2 (0.86%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.43%) Jetty
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.02%) GitHub
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.03%) HTTP
2 10 (4.31%) Internet
3 8 (3.45%) DSL
3 8 (3.45%) LDAP
3 8 (3.45%) FTP
4 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (7.33%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.33%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.90%) MySQL
4 13 (5.60%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.17%) Big Data
6 11 (4.74%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.31%) Redis
7 10 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.88%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.59%) Azkaban
10 5 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (29.31%) Maven
2 51 (21.98%) Subversion
3 42 (18.10%) Ant
4 36 (15.52%) Git (software)
5 33 (14.22%) Cucumber
6 21 (9.05%) Jenkins
7 17 (7.33%) JUnit
8 16 (6.90%) Calabash
9 15 (6.47%) Selenium
10 14 (6.03%) Robolectric
11 11 (4.74%) WebDriver
12 10 (4.31%) SoapUI
12 10 (4.31%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.88%) Gradle
13 9 (3.88%) Mockito
14 7 (3.02%) Mercurial
14 7 (3.02%) Hudson
14 7 (3.02%) Mocha
14 7 (3.02%) Spock
15 6 (2.59%) QUnit
General
1 35 (15.09%) Retail
2 17 (7.33%) Finance
3 9 (3.88%) Banking
4 6 (2.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.59%) Publishing
5 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 174 (75.00%) Developer
2 92 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 18 (7.76%) Senior Developer
4 12 (5.17%) Software Engineer
4 12 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (3.88%) Architect
6 8 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (3.02%) Tester
7 7 (3.02%) Software Developer
7 7 (3.02%) Test Engineer
8 6 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (2.59%) Development Manager
9 5 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (1.72%) Automation Tester
10 4 (1.72%) Scala Developer
11 3 (1.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (1.29%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (1.29%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (1.29%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (34.48%) HTML
2 72 (31.03%) Web Services
3 71 (30.60%) Grails
4 65 (28.02%) SOAP
5 63 (27.16%) XML
6 60 (25.86%) RESTful
7 56 (24.14%) Spring
8 53 (22.84%) J2EE
9 48 (20.69%) XSD
10 44 (18.97%) WSDL
11 35 (15.09%) XSL
12 33 (14.22%) CSS
13 27 (11.64%) AngularJS
14 26 (11.21%) REST
15 25 (10.78%) Hibernate
16 22 (9.48%) JMS
16 22 (9.48%) HTML5
17 18 (7.76%) CSS3
18 17 (7.33%) jQuery
19 15 (6.47%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.09%) Social Media
1 35 (15.09%) iPad
2 25 (10.78%) Open Source
3 14 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.88%) User Experience
6 7 (3.02%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.59%) Derivative
7 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.86%) Statistics
10 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.86%) Equities
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.17%) Linux
2 28 (12.07%) UNIX
3 16 (6.90%) Android
4 14 (6.03%) Windows
5 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (56.47%) TDD
3 94 (40.52%) Scrum
4 78 (33.62%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (25.86%) BDD
6 57 (24.57%) E-Commerce
7 43 (18.53%) ERP
8 42 (18.10%) Content Management
9 40 (17.24%) Waterfall
10 39 (16.81%) OO
11 31 (13.36%) Pair Programming
12 27 (11.64%) DevOps
13 25 (10.78%) MVC
14 23 (9.91%) Kanban
15 20 (8.62%) Software Engineering
15 20 (8.62%) SOA
16 17 (7.33%) Test Scripting
17 16 (6.90%) Configuration Management
18 15 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (6.47%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 222 (95.69%) Java
2 76 (32.76%) Scala
3 54 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 41 (17.67%) Ruby
5 21 (9.05%) SQL
6 17 (7.33%) Python
7 16 (6.90%) Objective-C
8 13 (5.60%) Clojure
9 9 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.45%) XPath
10 8 (3.45%) XQuery
10 8 (3.45%) C++
11 6 (2.59%) Perl
12 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.29%) PowerHouse
13 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.86%) PHP
14 2 (0.86%) C#
15 1 (0.43%) Haskell
15 1 (0.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.29%) ISEB
2 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.43%) Docker
1 1 (0.43%) RHEV
1 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.47%) Puppet
2 11 (4.74%) Oozie
3 10 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.59%) Salt
5 2 (0.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (26.72%) Oracle
2 43 (18.53%) Perforce
3 35 (15.09%) ATG
3 35 (15.09%) Endeca
4 3 (1.29%) Google
4 3 (1.29%) Akamai
4 3 (1.29%) Sun
5 2 (0.86%) Reuters
6 1 (0.43%) VMware
6 1 (0.43%) Apple
6 1 (0.43%) Sybase
6 1 (0.43%) Atomikos
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Genomics England
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago