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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 283 348 351
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +3
Contract jobs citing Groovy 137 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 0.67% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 57 42
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £360 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
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
9977 11004 10468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.61% 44.00% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7038 7841 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 61 84 146
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +32 26 £495 +4.21% 9
Hounslow +3 1 £500 +11.11%
Isleworth - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 247 (95.74%) Java
2 155 (60.08%) TDD
3 117 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (44.19%) Scrum
5 103 (39.92%) HTML
6 102 (39.53%) Web Services
7 98 (37.98%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (34.50%) Grails
9 85 (32.95%) XML
10 83 (32.17%) SOAP
11 81 (31.40%) Linux
12 78 (30.23%) Oracle
13 77 (29.84%) Spring
14 76 (29.46%) Maven
15 70 (27.13%) RESTful
16 68 (26.36%) BDD
17 66 (25.58%) Scala
18 64 (24.81%) JavaScript
19 63 (24.42%) E-Commerce
19 63 (24.42%) Subversion
20 52 (20.16%) J2EE
21 49 (18.99%) XSD
21 49 (18.99%) Git (software)
22 46 (17.83%) Ruby
22 46 (17.83%) ERP
22 46 (17.83%) WSDL
23 45 (17.44%) Perforce
24 44 (17.05%) Content Management
25 42 (16.28%) JBoss
25 42 (16.28%) Ant

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (15.50%) WebLogic
2 18 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.65%) Node.js
4 8 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.71%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.33%) Apache
7 4 (1.55%) Jetty
8 2 (0.78%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.39%) Mule
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.55%) GitHub
4 3 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.53%) HTTP
2 10 (3.88%) FTP
2 10 (3.88%) Internet
3 8 (3.10%) LDAP
4 7 (2.71%) DSL
5 3 (1.16%) SSH
5 3 (1.16%) SNMP
5 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.16%) SSL
6 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.02%) NoSQL
2 29 (11.24%) MongoDB
2 29 (11.24%) MySQL
3 28 (10.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.88%) Big Data
7 9 (3.49%) Redis
7 9 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (3.10%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.55%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.16%) Azkaban
11 2 (0.78%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 76 (29.46%) Maven
2 63 (24.42%) Subversion
3 49 (18.99%) Git (software)
4 42 (16.28%) Ant
5 40 (15.50%) Cucumber
6 25 (9.69%) Jenkins
7 22 (8.53%) Calabash
7 22 (8.53%) JUnit
7 22 (8.53%) Selenium
8 17 (6.59%) WebDriver
9 16 (6.20%) Mockito
10 14 (5.43%) Hudson
11 12 (4.65%) SoapUI
12 10 (3.88%) Jasmine
13 8 (3.10%) Gradle
13 8 (3.10%) Hamcrest
13 8 (3.10%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.10%) JIRA
14 7 (2.71%) Mocha
15 6 (2.33%) QUnit
General
1 38 (14.73%) Retail
2 17 (6.59%) Finance
3 11 (4.26%) Banking
4 6 (2.33%) Publishing
5 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Billing
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 197 (76.36%) Developer
2 106 (41.09%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.18%) Senior Developer
4 20 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (5.43%) Software Developer
6 12 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 11 (4.26%) Tester
8 10 (3.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (2.71%) Test Engineer
9 7 (2.71%) Architect
10 6 (2.33%) Analyst
10 6 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (2.33%) Automation Tester
11 5 (1.94%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (1.55%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (1.55%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (1.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 3 (1.16%) QA Engineer
13 3 (1.16%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (39.92%) HTML
2 102 (39.53%) Web Services
3 89 (34.50%) Grails
4 85 (32.95%) XML
5 83 (32.17%) SOAP
6 77 (29.84%) Spring
7 70 (27.13%) RESTful
8 52 (20.16%) J2EE
9 49 (18.99%) XSD
10 46 (17.83%) WSDL
11 38 (14.73%) XSL
12 37 (14.34%) CSS
13 32 (12.40%) Hibernate
14 29 (11.24%) HTML5
15 28 (10.85%) JSON
16 27 (10.47%) REST
17 26 (10.08%) AngularJS
18 22 (8.53%) JMS
19 21 (8.14%) CSS3
20 18 (6.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.28%) iPad
2 38 (14.73%) Social Media
3 27 (10.47%) Open Source
4 16 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.04%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.16%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.39%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.39%) IPTV
10 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.39%) Derivative
10 1 (0.39%) DTV
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 81 (31.40%) Linux
2 31 (12.02%) UNIX
3 18 (6.98%) Android
4 9 (3.49%) Windows
5 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (60.08%) TDD
2 117 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (44.19%) Scrum
4 98 (37.98%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (26.36%) BDD
6 63 (24.42%) E-Commerce
7 46 (17.83%) ERP
8 44 (17.05%) Content Management
9 41 (15.89%) Pair Programming
10 40 (15.50%) Waterfall
11 37 (14.34%) OO
12 33 (12.79%) Kanban
13 29 (11.24%) MVC
14 24 (9.30%) DevOps
15 23 (8.91%) Software Engineering
15 23 (8.91%) Test Automation
15 23 (8.91%) Test Scripting
16 20 (7.75%) SOA
17 18 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (5.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (95.74%) Java
2 66 (25.58%) Scala
3 64 (24.81%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.83%) Ruby
5 31 (12.02%) SQL
6 26 (10.08%) Python
7 17 (6.59%) Objective-C
8 14 (5.43%) Perl
9 12 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.26%) Clojure
11 10 (3.88%) XPath
12 9 (3.49%) XQuery
13 8 (3.10%) C++
14 5 (1.94%) C#
15 4 (1.55%) PHP
15 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.16%) Korn
16 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.78%) VB
17 2 (0.78%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 13 (5.04%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.47%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) RHEV
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (6.59%) Puppet
2 12 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.88%) Oozie
4 7 (2.71%) Salt
5 2 (0.78%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) Netcool
6 1 (0.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (30.23%) Oracle
2 45 (17.44%) Perforce
3 42 (16.28%) JBoss
4 38 (14.73%) Endeca
4 38 (14.73%) ATG
5 8 (3.10%) Akamai
6 3 (1.16%) Cisco
6 3 (1.16%) Sun
7 2 (0.78%) HP
7 2 (0.78%) Atomikos
7 2 (0.78%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
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