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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 251 291 361
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +70
Contract jobs citing Groovy 169 137 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.36% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 107 58
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £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
9958 10068 11137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.84% 41.56% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7340 7104 7936
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 82
Average hourly rate £29.00 £34.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -8.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.30 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 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 27 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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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 +15 40 £525 +6.06% 6
Uxbridge - 2 £315 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 214 (86.29%) Java
2 182 (73.39%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (61.29%) TDD
4 119 (47.98%) Spring
5 91 (36.69%) Web Services
6 88 (35.48%) Scrum
7 85 (34.27%) Ruby
7 85 (34.27%) BDD
8 84 (33.87%) Grails
8 84 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (32.26%) Git (software)
10 79 (31.85%) RESTful
11 77 (31.05%) Cucumber
12 75 (30.24%) Linux
13 64 (25.81%) MongoDB
14 61 (24.60%) Scala
14 61 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
14 61 (24.60%) Subversion
15 59 (23.79%) Pair Programming
16 56 (22.58%) QA
17 55 (22.18%) SQL
18 53 (21.37%) NoSQL
19 52 (20.97%) HTML
20 51 (20.56%) SOAP
20 51 (20.56%) JAX-RS
21 49 (19.76%) Open Source
21 49 (19.76%) Multithreading
22 47 (18.95%) E-Commerce
22 47 (18.95%) Jenkins
23 44 (17.74%) Python

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (13.71%) Confluence
2 30 (12.10%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.27%) Node.js
3 23 (9.27%) Jetty
4 18 (7.26%) MQSeries
4 18 (7.26%) JBoss
4 18 (7.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (6.85%) Apache
6 12 (4.84%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.82%) Mule
8 7 (2.82%) nginx
9 6 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.02%) CMS
11 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.81%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.40%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (24.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.82%) GitHub
2 7 (2.82%) Boomi
3 6 (2.42%) SaaS
4 4 (1.61%) IaaS
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) HTTP
2 11 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.63%) Internet
4 4 (1.61%) SSH
5 3 (1.21%) SSL
5 3 (1.21%) SMTP
5 3 (1.21%) FTP
6 2 (0.81%) DNS
6 2 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.81%) MongoDB
2 53 (21.37%) NoSQL
3 41 (16.53%) Hadoop
4 39 (15.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 33 (13.31%) HBase
6 30 (12.10%) MySQL
7 12 (4.84%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (3.63%) Big Data
11 6 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.61%) Redis
13 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.81%) Riak
15 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 77 (31.05%) Cucumber
3 61 (24.60%) Subversion
4 47 (18.95%) Jenkins
5 44 (17.74%) Maven
5 44 (17.74%) JIRA
6 39 (15.73%) Spock
6 39 (15.73%) Geb
7 36 (14.52%) IntelliJ
8 33 (13.31%) Gradle
9 32 (12.90%) Selenium
10 30 (12.10%) JUnit
11 20 (8.06%) JMeter
12 19 (7.66%) SoapUI
13 17 (6.85%) Mockito
13 17 (6.85%) Ant
14 13 (5.24%) WebDriver
15 10 (4.03%) Hudson
16 7 (2.82%) Eclipse
17 5 (2.02%) Gerrit
General
1 18 (7.26%) Retail
2 14 (5.65%) Finance
3 9 (3.63%) Banking
4 6 (2.42%) Front Office
5 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 166 (66.94%) Developer
2 117 (47.18%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.48%) Tester
4 24 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 23 (9.27%) Senior Developer
5 23 (9.27%) Agile Java Developer
6 18 (7.26%) Core Java Developer
7 17 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.65%) Analyst
10 12 (4.84%) Scala Developer
11 10 (4.03%) Architect
12 8 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (3.23%) Programmer
13 7 (2.82%) Cloud Developer
14 6 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 5 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
16 4 (1.61%) Java Analyst Programmer
16 4 (1.61%) Java Programmer
16 4 (1.61%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (47.98%) Spring
2 91 (36.69%) Web Services
3 84 (33.87%) Grails
4 79 (31.85%) RESTful
5 52 (20.97%) HTML
6 51 (20.56%) SOAP
6 51 (20.56%) JAX-RS
7 44 (17.74%) XML
8 43 (17.34%) Hibernate
8 43 (17.34%) REST
9 39 (15.73%) AngularJS
10 36 (14.52%) JSON
11 35 (14.11%) J2EE
12 33 (13.31%) Apache Camel
12 33 (13.31%) Spring Boot
13 25 (10.08%) HTML5
13 25 (10.08%) Spring MVC
14 24 (9.68%) CSS
15 20 (8.06%) JMS
16 18 (7.26%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.84%) Social Media
2 11 (4.44%) iPad
3 7 (2.82%) Blog
4 6 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.61%) Economics
6 4 (1.61%) Wiki
6 4 (1.61%) User Experience
6 4 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.40%) Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.24%) Linux
2 33 (13.31%) CentOS
3 31 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 28 (11.29%) UNIX
5 6 (2.42%) Windows
6 2 (0.81%) Android
6 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (73.39%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (61.29%) TDD
3 88 (35.48%) Scrum
4 85 (34.27%) BDD
5 84 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (23.79%) Pair Programming
7 49 (19.76%) Multithreading
7 49 (19.76%) Open Source
8 47 (18.95%) E-Commerce
9 40 (16.13%) MVC
9 40 (16.13%) Microservices
10 32 (12.90%) Software Engineering
11 31 (12.50%) Kanban
12 30 (12.10%) SOA
13 29 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (11.29%) API Development
15 25 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (9.68%) SDLC
16 24 (9.68%) Release Management
17 23 (9.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 214 (86.29%) Java
2 85 (34.27%) Ruby
3 61 (24.60%) Scala
4 55 (22.18%) SQL
5 44 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 44 (17.74%) Python
6 30 (12.10%) C#
7 21 (8.47%) C++
8 14 (5.65%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.24%) Clojure
10 11 (4.44%) Perl
11 6 (2.42%) PHP
12 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.21%) Go
13 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.81%) C-shell
15 1 (0.40%) Jython
15 1 (0.40%) Erlang
15 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.50%) Degree
3 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.58%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) CDISC
System Software
1 33 (13.31%) Docker
2 11 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.02%) KVM
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) Puppet
2 15 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.03%) Graphite
4 5 (2.02%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.02%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.21%) Kibana
6 2 (0.81%) Salt
6 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) MOM
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.40%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (17.74%) Oracle
2 16 (6.45%) SOASTA, Inc
3 14 (5.65%) MuleSoft
4 13 (5.24%) VMware
5 12 (4.84%) ATG
6 11 (4.44%) Perforce
6 11 (4.44%) Endeca
7 8 (3.23%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.82%) HP
8 7 (2.82%) Dell
8 7 (2.82%) SaltStack
9 6 (2.42%) Sybase
9 6 (2.42%) webMethods
10 5 (2.02%) BMC
10 5 (2.02%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.02%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.21%) hybris
11 3 (1.21%) Informatica
12 2 (0.81%) IBM
12 2 (0.81%) Microsoft
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