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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 298 312 300
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Groovy 106 106 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.10% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 84 66
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £568 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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
9753 9612 8720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.39% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 6941 6233
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
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 45 84 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.79 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 22 £375 -16.66% 6
Surbiton - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 204 (92.73%) Java
2 144 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (54.09%) TDD
4 90 (40.91%) HTML
5 88 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (33.18%) Grails
7 72 (32.73%) Scrum
8 65 (29.55%) Maven
8 65 (29.55%) BDD
9 63 (28.64%) Scala
10 58 (26.36%) JavaScript
11 56 (25.45%) Web Services
11 56 (25.45%) XML
12 55 (25.00%) RESTful
13 54 (24.55%) Subversion
13 54 (24.55%) Linux
14 53 (24.09%) J2EE
15 52 (23.64%) SOAP
15 52 (23.64%) Git (software)
16 50 (22.73%) E-Commerce
17 49 (22.27%) Spring
18 45 (20.45%) CSS
19 44 (20.00%) Ant
20 42 (19.09%) Oracle
20 42 (19.09%) AngularJS
21 39 (17.73%) XSD
21 39 (17.73%) MVC
21 39 (17.73%) Waterfall
22 38 (17.27%) JBoss
23 37 (16.82%) Perforce

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (17.27%) JBoss
2 30 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.82%) Apache
3 15 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 14 (6.36%) Node.js
5 6 (2.73%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.36%) nginx
6 3 (1.36%) Confluence
6 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.91%) Jetty
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.91%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) GitHub
2 5 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.91%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) LDAP
1 8 (3.64%) HTTP
1 8 (3.64%) DSL
2 3 (1.36%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 19 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.00%) Big Data
5 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.09%) MySQL
7 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.82%) Azkaban
9 4 (1.82%) Redis
10 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.45%) Voldemort
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 65 (29.55%) Maven
2 54 (24.55%) Subversion
3 52 (23.64%) Git (software)
4 44 (20.00%) Ant
5 29 (13.18%) Jenkins
5 29 (13.18%) Cucumber
6 27 (12.27%) JUnit
7 26 (11.82%) Selenium
8 19 (8.64%) WebDriver
8 19 (8.64%) Jasmine
9 18 (8.18%) SoapUI
10 15 (6.82%) Gradle
10 15 (6.82%) Hudson
10 15 (6.82%) JIRA
11 13 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (5.91%) Mercurial
12 12 (5.45%) Mocha
13 11 (5.00%) QUnit
14 9 (4.09%) JMeter
15 8 (3.64%) TestNG
General
1 29 (13.18%) Retail
2 18 (8.18%) Finance
3 12 (5.45%) Banking
4 6 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.36%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 158 (71.82%) Developer
2 77 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (4.55%) Senior Developer
3 10 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (4.09%) Tester
5 7 (3.18%) Software Engineer
6 6 (2.73%) Analyst
6 6 (2.73%) Development Manager
7 5 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (2.27%) Automation Tester
7 5 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (2.27%) Test Analyst
7 5 (2.27%) Architect
7 5 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (2.27%) Release Manager
7 5 (2.27%) Test Engineer
8 4 (1.82%) Software Developer
8 4 (1.82%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (40.91%) HTML
2 73 (33.18%) Grails
3 56 (25.45%) Web Services
3 56 (25.45%) XML
4 55 (25.00%) RESTful
5 53 (24.09%) J2EE
6 52 (23.64%) SOAP
7 49 (22.27%) Spring
8 45 (20.45%) CSS
9 42 (19.09%) AngularJS
10 39 (17.73%) XSD
11 31 (14.09%) HTML5
12 30 (13.64%) WSDL
13 29 (13.18%) XSL
14 28 (12.73%) CSS3
15 27 (12.27%) Hibernate
16 20 (9.09%) REST
16 20 (9.09%) Akka
17 19 (8.64%) Spring MVC
18 13 (5.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.18%) Social Media
1 29 (13.18%) iPad
2 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.36%) Open Source
4 8 (3.64%) User Experience
5 6 (2.73%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.73%) Derivative
5 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.36%) Replication
8 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.91%) Equities
9 2 (0.91%) Statistics
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.55%) Linux
2 21 (9.55%) Windows
3 18 (8.18%) UNIX
4 7 (3.18%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) CentOS
5 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (54.09%) TDD
3 88 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (32.73%) Scrum
5 65 (29.55%) BDD
6 50 (22.73%) E-Commerce
7 39 (17.73%) MVC
7 39 (17.73%) Waterfall
8 35 (15.91%) Content Management
9 33 (15.00%) Pair Programming
10 29 (13.18%) ERP
10 29 (13.18%) DevOps
11 24 (10.91%) OO
12 20 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (6.82%) Kanban
14 13 (5.91%) Performance Testing
14 13 (5.91%) Software Engineering
14 13 (5.91%) ATDD
14 13 (5.91%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (92.73%) Java
2 63 (28.64%) Scala
3 58 (26.36%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.00%) Ruby
5 24 (10.91%) SQL
6 19 (8.64%) Python
7 14 (6.36%) Perl
7 14 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.55%) Clojure
10 8 (3.64%) C++
11 7 (3.18%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.82%) PHP
13 3 (1.36%) C#
13 3 (1.36%) C-shell
14 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.45%) R
15 1 (0.45%) XPath
15 1 (0.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (10.91%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) ISEB
3 5 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.36%) Varnish
1 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.91%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) RHEV
3 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) Puppet
2 8 (3.64%) Oozie
2 8 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.91%) Ansible
4 2 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (19.09%) Oracle
2 37 (16.82%) Perforce
3 29 (13.18%) ATG
3 29 (13.18%) Endeca
4 3 (1.36%) Google
4 3 (1.36%) VMware
4 3 (1.36%) Sybase
5 2 (0.91%) BMC
5 2 (0.91%) Reuters
5 2 (0.91%) Akamai
5 2 (0.91%) Splunk
6 1 (0.45%) Atomikos
6 1 (0.45%) hybris
6 1 (0.45%) Apple
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £505.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago