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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 253 273 341
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +68
Contract jobs citing Groovy 170 136 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.40% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 109 63
Average daily rate
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£490 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.15% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
9946 9740 10578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.42% 41.41% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7260 6960 7474
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 65 104
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.89% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £16.50 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 August 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 August 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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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 -1 39 £525 +16.66% 11
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 193 (86.16%) Java
2 162 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (61.61%) TDD
4 104 (46.43%) Spring
5 84 (37.50%) Web Services
6 80 (35.71%) Ruby
7 79 (35.27%) BDD
8 78 (34.82%) Scrum
9 77 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (32.14%) RESTful
11 71 (31.70%) Git (software)
12 70 (31.25%) Grails
13 69 (30.80%) Linux
14 67 (29.91%) Cucumber
15 59 (26.34%) MongoDB
16 58 (25.89%) Scala
17 57 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
18 55 (24.55%) Pair Programming
18 55 (24.55%) Subversion
19 54 (24.11%) HTML
20 51 (22.77%) QA
21 49 (21.88%) NoSQL
22 48 (21.43%) SQL
22 48 (21.43%) SOAP
23 47 (20.98%) E-Commerce
24 45 (20.09%) Open Source
25 44 (19.64%) XML
26 42 (18.75%) Oracle
26 42 (18.75%) Multithreading
26 42 (18.75%) Maven

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 29 (12.95%) Confluence
2 28 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.38%) Jetty
4 20 (8.93%) JBoss
5 19 (8.48%) Node.js
6 16 (7.14%) MQSeries
6 16 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (6.70%) WebLogic
8 14 (6.25%) Apache
9 6 (2.68%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.23%) Mule
10 5 (2.23%) nginx
11 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.34%) CMS
12 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.89%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.89%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.23%) SaaS
2 5 (2.23%) GitHub
2 5 (2.23%) Boomi
3 4 (1.79%) IaaS
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) HTTP
2 10 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.34%) SSH
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) SMTP
5 1 (0.45%) FTP
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.34%) MongoDB
2 49 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 35 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (13.84%) Hadoop
5 27 (12.05%) MySQL
6 26 (11.61%) HBase
7 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.68%) Big Data
10 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.79%) Redis
12 2 (0.89%) Riak
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.45%) Azkaban
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 71 (31.70%) Git (software)
2 67 (29.91%) Cucumber
3 55 (24.55%) Subversion
4 42 (18.75%) Maven
5 40 (17.86%) Jenkins
6 37 (16.52%) JIRA
7 33 (14.73%) Spock
8 32 (14.29%) Geb
9 30 (13.39%) Gradle
9 30 (13.39%) Selenium
10 28 (12.50%) JUnit
11 27 (12.05%) IntelliJ
12 19 (8.48%) Ant
13 18 (8.04%) JMeter
14 16 (7.14%) SoapUI
15 15 (6.70%) Mockito
16 12 (5.36%) WebDriver
17 8 (3.57%) Hudson
18 5 (2.23%) Gerrit
18 5 (2.23%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (8.48%) Retail
2 15 (6.70%) Finance
3 7 (3.13%) Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Front Office
5 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.89%) Publishing
5 2 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (67.86%) Developer
2 101 (45.09%) Java Developer
3 22 (9.82%) Tester
4 21 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 21 (9.38%) Automation Tester
5 20 (8.93%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (7.14%) Core Java Developer
6 16 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.80%) Scala Developer
9 11 (4.91%) Analyst
10 9 (4.02%) Architect
11 6 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Analyst Programmer
12 5 (2.23%) Programmer
12 5 (2.23%) Cloud Developer
13 4 (1.79%) UI Programmer
13 4 (1.79%) AWS Developer
13 4 (1.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (46.43%) Spring
2 84 (37.50%) Web Services
3 72 (32.14%) RESTful
4 70 (31.25%) Grails
5 54 (24.11%) HTML
6 48 (21.43%) SOAP
7 44 (19.64%) XML
8 42 (18.75%) JAX-RS
9 38 (16.96%) REST
10 35 (15.63%) Hibernate
11 33 (14.73%) AngularJS
12 32 (14.29%) J2EE
13 31 (13.84%) JSON
14 26 (11.61%) Apache Camel
14 26 (11.61%) Spring Boot
15 25 (11.16%) HTML5
16 24 (10.71%) CSS
17 23 (10.27%) Spring MVC
18 18 (8.04%) WSDL
19 17 (7.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.70%) Social Media
2 14 (6.25%) iPad
3 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.23%) Blog
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.79%) User Experience
4 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.34%) Wiki
6 2 (0.89%) Economics
6 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.45%) Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.80%) Linux
2 26 (11.61%) CentOS
3 25 (11.16%) UNIX
4 24 (10.71%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.23%) Windows
6 2 (0.89%) Android
6 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (61.61%) TDD
3 79 (35.27%) BDD
4 78 (34.82%) Scrum
5 77 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (24.55%) Pair Programming
7 47 (20.98%) E-Commerce
8 45 (20.09%) Open Source
9 42 (18.75%) Multithreading
10 37 (16.52%) MVC
11 33 (14.73%) Microservices
12 29 (12.95%) Software Engineering
12 29 (12.95%) Kanban
13 27 (12.05%) SDLC
14 26 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (11.16%) SOA
16 23 (10.27%) DevOps
17 22 (9.82%) API Development
18 21 (9.38%) Release Management
19 19 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 193 (86.16%) Java
2 80 (35.71%) Ruby
3 58 (25.89%) Scala
4 48 (21.43%) SQL
5 41 (18.30%) Python
6 40 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 27 (12.05%) C#
8 18 (8.04%) C++
9 13 (5.80%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.36%) Clojure
11 11 (4.91%) Perl
12 6 (2.68%) PHP
13 3 (1.34%) Go
13 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.89%) C-shell
14 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.45%) VBA
15 1 (0.45%) Erlang
15 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Degree
2 27 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (22.77%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.84%) Docker
2 10 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) KVM
4 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (10.27%) Puppet
2 15 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.02%) Graphite
4 5 (2.23%) Capistrano
4 5 (2.23%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.34%) Kibana
6 2 (0.89%) Salt
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (18.75%) Oracle
2 15 (6.70%) ATG
3 14 (6.25%) Perforce
3 14 (6.25%) Endeca
3 14 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
4 12 (5.36%) VMware
5 10 (4.46%) MuleSoft
6 7 (3.13%) SaltStack
7 6 (2.68%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.68%) HP
8 5 (2.23%) Dell
8 5 (2.23%) BMC
8 5 (2.23%) Sybase
8 5 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.79%) webMethods
10 3 (1.34%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.34%) hybris
11 2 (0.89%) Akamai
11 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
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