The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 274 334 389
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +55
Contract jobs citing Groovy 127 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.78% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 69 30
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £575 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9569 10504 10204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.78% 43.34% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6886 7466 6975
Average daily rate £430 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £284
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 65 112 151
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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
City of London +29 23 £436 +2.58% 13
Westminster - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 223 (93.70%) Java
2 144 (60.50%) TDD
3 118 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (47.48%) Scrum
5 105 (44.12%) HTML
6 98 (41.18%) Web Services
7 93 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (36.55%) XML
9 86 (36.13%) Oracle
10 85 (35.71%) Spring
11 79 (33.19%) Grails
12 76 (31.93%) SOAP
13 74 (31.09%) Maven
14 68 (28.57%) Linux
15 66 (27.73%) JavaScript
16 60 (25.21%) BDD
17 59 (24.79%) RESTful
18 58 (24.37%) Subversion
19 55 (23.11%) Git (software)
20 51 (21.43%) Scala
21 50 (21.01%) E-Commerce
22 46 (19.33%) J2EE
23 44 (18.49%) XSD
23 44 (18.49%) Pair Programming
24 41 (17.23%) ERP
24 41 (17.23%) WSDL
25 40 (16.81%) Ant
26 39 (16.39%) SQL
26 39 (16.39%) JBoss
26 39 (16.39%) Ruby

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 35 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 18 (7.56%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.20%) Node.js
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.94%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.52%) Jetty
7 5 (2.10%) Apache
8 4 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.42%) Mule
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.68%) GitHub
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.08%) HTTP
2 12 (5.04%) Internet
3 10 (4.20%) FTP
4 5 (2.10%) SSL
5 3 (1.26%) SSH
5 3 (1.26%) SNMP
5 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 34 (14.29%) MySQL
2 34 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 30 (12.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.04%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.20%) Big Data
8 9 (3.78%) Redis
9 8 (3.36%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.36%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.84%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.42%) Voldemort
12 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 74 (31.09%) Maven
2 58 (24.37%) Subversion
3 55 (23.11%) Git (software)
4 40 (16.81%) Ant
5 36 (15.13%) Cucumber
6 31 (13.03%) JUnit
7 29 (12.18%) Jenkins
8 25 (10.50%) Selenium
9 21 (8.82%) Mockito
10 20 (8.40%) WebDriver
11 19 (7.98%) Calabash
12 17 (7.14%) Hudson
13 15 (6.30%) SoapUI
14 14 (5.88%) Hamcrest
15 13 (5.46%) Jasmine
16 10 (4.20%) Mocha
17 9 (3.78%) QUnit
18 8 (3.36%) Mercurial
18 8 (3.36%) JIRA
19 7 (2.94%) JBehave
General
1 33 (13.87%) Retail
2 22 (9.24%) Finance
3 16 (6.72%) Banking
4 5 (2.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Publishing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (76.05%) Developer
2 87 (36.55%) Java Developer
3 38 (15.97%) Senior Developer
4 21 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 10 (4.20%) Tester
6 10 (4.20%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.20%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (3.78%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (2.94%) Architect
9 6 (2.52%) Analyst
9 6 (2.52%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.10%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (1.68%) Web Developer
11 4 (1.68%) QA Engineer
11 4 (1.68%) Test Engineer
11 4 (1.68%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (1.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (1.68%) Automation Engineer
12 3 (1.26%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (44.12%) HTML
2 98 (41.18%) Web Services
3 87 (36.55%) XML
4 85 (35.71%) Spring
5 79 (33.19%) Grails
6 76 (31.93%) SOAP
7 59 (24.79%) RESTful
8 46 (19.33%) J2EE
9 44 (18.49%) XSD
10 41 (17.23%) WSDL
11 38 (15.97%) CSS
12 35 (14.71%) Hibernate
12 35 (14.71%) JSON
13 33 (13.87%) XSL
14 31 (13.03%) HTML5
15 28 (11.76%) AngularJS
15 28 (11.76%) REST
16 23 (9.66%) CSS3
17 22 (9.24%) Spring MVC
18 18 (7.56%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.39%) iPad
2 33 (13.87%) Social Media
3 31 (13.03%) Open Source
4 14 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.36%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.52%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.68%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.26%) iPhone
9 3 (1.26%) Derivative
10 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.42%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.42%) IPTV
11 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.57%) Linux
2 36 (15.13%) UNIX
3 13 (5.46%) Android
4 5 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.26%) Solaris
6 2 (0.84%) Windows
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (60.50%) TDD
2 118 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (47.48%) Scrum
4 93 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (25.21%) BDD
6 50 (21.01%) E-Commerce
7 44 (18.49%) Pair Programming
8 41 (17.23%) ERP
9 35 (14.71%) Content Management
9 35 (14.71%) Kanban
10 34 (14.29%) MVC
10 34 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 26 (10.92%) OO
12 24 (10.08%) Test Automation
13 23 (9.66%) Software Engineering
13 23 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (8.40%) Release Management
14 20 (8.40%) SOA
15 19 (7.98%) Test Scripting
15 19 (7.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 223 (93.70%) Java
2 66 (27.73%) JavaScript
3 51 (21.43%) Scala
4 39 (16.39%) SQL
4 39 (16.39%) Ruby
5 30 (12.61%) Python
6 14 (5.88%) Perl
7 12 (5.04%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.04%) XPath
7 12 (5.04%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.62%) XQuery
9 10 (4.20%) Clojure
10 5 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.10%) C#
11 4 (1.68%) PHP
12 3 (1.26%) Korn
13 2 (0.84%) VB
14 1 (0.42%) C-shell
14 1 (0.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (5.04%) Degree
2 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.45%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) HDFS
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.88%) Puppet
2 10 (4.20%) Oozie
3 9 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.94%) Salt
5 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) Netcool
6 1 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 86 (36.13%) Oracle
2 39 (16.39%) JBoss
3 33 (13.87%) Perforce
3 33 (13.87%) ATG
3 33 (13.87%) Endeca
4 14 (5.88%) Akamai
5 4 (1.68%) HP
5 4 (1.68%) Google
5 4 (1.68%) Atomikos
6 3 (1.26%) Sun
6 3 (1.26%) Cisco
7 2 (0.84%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) Splunk
8 1 (0.42%) VMware
8 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
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