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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 317 318 296
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Groovy 79 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.96% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 64
Average daily rate
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£498 £445 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.79% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
9003 8890 8291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.33% 40.50% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6603 6325 5963
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £61.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
City of London +9 15 £450 -5.26% 9
Docklands, London - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 151 (86.29%) Java
2 123 (70.29%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (46.86%) TDD
4 79 (45.14%) HTML
5 76 (43.43%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (32.00%) Scrum
7 54 (30.86%) Maven
8 53 (30.29%) JavaScript
8 53 (30.29%) XML
9 52 (29.71%) Spring
9 52 (29.71%) BDD
10 51 (29.14%) Git (software)
11 49 (28.00%) Linux
12 48 (27.43%) Scala
13 47 (26.86%) Web Services
14 45 (25.71%) Grails
15 43 (24.57%) Oracle
16 42 (24.00%) Ant
16 42 (24.00%) Subversion
17 41 (23.43%) J2EE
17 41 (23.43%) SOAP
18 39 (22.29%) JBoss
18 39 (22.29%) Ruby
19 38 (21.71%) DevOps
20 36 (20.57%) RESTful
21 35 (20.00%) CSS
21 35 (20.00%) SQL
21 35 (20.00%) AngularJS
22 34 (19.43%) Waterfall
22 34 (19.43%) MVC

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 39 (22.29%) JBoss
2 21 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 21 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.29%) Apache
4 13 (7.43%) Node.js
5 8 (4.57%) nginx
6 5 (2.86%) Confluence
6 5 (2.86%) Jetty
7 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.71%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.14%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.57%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) HTTP
2 3 (1.71%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.71%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (8.00%) MySQL
4 14 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.57%) Redis
6 7 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.43%) Big Data
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Navigator
9 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.71%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.71%) Azkaban
10 1 (0.57%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (30.86%) Maven
2 51 (29.14%) Git (software)
3 42 (24.00%) Ant
3 42 (24.00%) Subversion
4 26 (14.86%) Selenium
5 24 (13.71%) Jenkins
6 22 (12.57%) SoapUI
7 20 (11.43%) Hudson
8 19 (10.86%) WebDriver
8 19 (10.86%) JIRA
8 19 (10.86%) JUnit
9 18 (10.29%) Cucumber
10 17 (9.71%) Gradle
11 16 (9.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (8.57%) Mercurial
12 15 (8.57%) Jasmine
13 9 (5.14%) JBehave
13 9 (5.14%) TestNG
14 7 (4.00%) JMeter
14 7 (4.00%) JProfiler
General
1 20 (11.43%) Retail
2 19 (10.86%) Finance
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 6 (3.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.29%) Publishing
6 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.14%) iGaming
7 2 (1.14%) Games
7 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (61.71%) Developer
2 46 (26.29%) Java Developer
3 12 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (5.14%) Tester
6 7 (4.00%) Analyst
6 7 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.43%) Automation Tester
7 6 (3.43%) Scala Developer
7 6 (3.43%) Architect
7 6 (3.43%) Development Manager
7 6 (3.43%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.86%) Test Analyst
8 5 (2.86%) Release Manager
8 5 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (2.29%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (1.71%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (1.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (45.14%) HTML
2 53 (30.29%) XML
3 52 (29.71%) Spring
4 47 (26.86%) Web Services
5 45 (25.71%) Grails
6 41 (23.43%) SOAP
6 41 (23.43%) J2EE
7 36 (20.57%) RESTful
8 35 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 35 (20.00%) CSS
9 29 (16.57%) XSD
9 29 (16.57%) Hibernate
10 25 (14.29%) HTML5
11 21 (12.00%) CSS3
11 21 (12.00%) WSDL
12 20 (11.43%) XSL
13 18 (10.29%) REST
14 17 (9.71%) Akka
14 17 (9.71%) Spring MVC
15 13 (7.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Social Media
1 20 (11.43%) iPad
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) Open Source
4 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.00%) Derivative
5 7 (4.00%) Replication
6 6 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.71%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.14%) Equities
11 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.00%) Linux
2 18 (10.29%) UNIX
3 14 (8.00%) Windows
4 7 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (70.29%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (46.86%) TDD
3 76 (43.43%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (32.00%) Scrum
5 52 (29.71%) BDD
6 38 (21.71%) DevOps
7 34 (19.43%) Waterfall
7 34 (19.43%) MVC
8 30 (17.14%) E-Commerce
9 23 (13.14%) Pair Programming
9 23 (13.14%) Content Management
10 20 (11.43%) ERP
11 19 (10.86%) Configuration Management
12 17 (9.71%) Kanban
13 14 (8.00%) Performance Testing
14 12 (6.86%) Security Testing
15 11 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (6.29%) Extreme Programming
15 11 (6.29%) Automation Testing
16 10 (5.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 151 (86.29%) Java
2 53 (30.29%) JavaScript
3 48 (27.43%) Scala
4 39 (22.29%) Ruby
5 35 (20.00%) SQL
6 26 (14.86%) Python
7 22 (12.57%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.57%) Perl
9 11 (6.29%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.86%) Clojure
10 5 (2.86%) C#
11 4 (2.29%) XQuery
11 4 (2.29%) PHP
11 4 (2.29%) C-shell
12 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.57%) C++
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.57%) Korn
13 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (13.14%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) ISEB
3 5 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) VirtualBox
2 7 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.00%) Varnish
3 6 (3.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (8.57%) Puppet
2 10 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.57%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.71%) Oozie
5 1 (0.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (24.57%) Oracle
2 21 (12.00%) Perforce
3 20 (11.43%) ATG
3 20 (11.43%) Endeca
4 8 (4.57%) VMware
5 6 (3.43%) Akamai
6 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.71%) Sybase
7 3 (1.71%) Splunk
8 2 (1.14%) Google
8 2 (1.14%) BMC
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.14%) Reuters
9 1 (0.57%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.57%) Apple
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe
9 1 (0.57%) hybris
9 1 (0.57%) Tableau
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