The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 335 281 326
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +45
Contract jobs citing Groovy 108 160 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.58% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 105 88
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
10273 10129 10252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.01% 43.30% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7668 7574 7415
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 64
Median hourly rate £31.72 £32.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.90 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 20 £575 +6.97% 10
Croydon - 8 £475 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 148 (70.14%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (66.35%) Java
3 86 (40.76%) TDD
4 83 (39.34%) Scrum
5 70 (33.18%) JavaScript
5 70 (33.18%) DevOps
6 69 (32.70%) JIRA
7 64 (30.33%) Jenkins
8 63 (29.86%) Git (software)
9 60 (28.44%) MongoDB
10 59 (27.96%) Linux
11 55 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (25.59%) Finance
13 53 (25.12%) Amazon AWS
14 51 (24.17%) Confluence
14 51 (24.17%) HTML
15 49 (23.22%) Scala
15 49 (23.22%) Spring
16 44 (20.85%) HTML5
17 41 (19.43%) Grails
17 41 (19.43%) Oracle
17 41 (19.43%) Web Services
17 41 (19.43%) AngularJS
18 39 (18.48%) REST
19 36 (17.06%) NoSQL
19 36 (17.06%) Clojure
19 36 (17.06%) CSS
19 36 (17.06%) MySQL
19 36 (17.06%) Atlassian
19 36 (17.06%) Maven

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (24.17%) Confluence
2 17 (8.06%) CMS
3 16 (7.58%) Apache Solr
4 15 (7.11%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.64%) Apache
6 11 (5.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (5.21%) Mule
6 11 (5.21%) nginx
7 10 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (4.27%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.37%) Jetty
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.95%) JBoss
13 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.12%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.53%) GitHub
3 8 (3.79%) PaaS
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle CX
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.90%) IaaS
6 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.43%) LDAP
2 5 (2.37%) DNS
2 5 (2.37%) Firewall
2 5 (2.37%) HTTP
2 5 (2.37%) SSH
3 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.44%) MongoDB
2 36 (17.06%) MySQL
2 36 (17.06%) NoSQL
3 31 (14.69%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (8.53%) Hadoop
4 18 (8.53%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.16%) Big Data
6 10 (4.74%) Neo4j
7 9 (4.27%) HBase
8 7 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.37%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.37%) MarkLogic
10 5 (2.37%) SimpleDB
11 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.42%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 69 (32.70%) JIRA
2 64 (30.33%) Jenkins
3 63 (29.86%) Git (software)
4 36 (17.06%) Maven
5 28 (13.27%) JIRA Agile
6 24 (11.37%) Cucumber
7 17 (8.06%) JUnit
8 16 (7.58%) Spock
9 15 (7.11%) Geb
10 14 (6.64%) Ant
10 14 (6.64%) Subversion
11 13 (6.16%) Selenium
11 13 (6.16%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (5.69%) Mockito
12 12 (5.69%) SonarQube
12 12 (5.69%) Zephyr
13 11 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (4.74%) SoapUI
14 10 (4.74%) WebDriver
15 9 (4.27%) TestLink
General
1 54 (25.59%) Finance
2 28 (13.27%) Retail
3 20 (9.48%) Banking
4 9 (4.27%) Marketing
5 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.84%) Games
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Front Office
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (40.76%) Developer
2 55 (26.07%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.22%) Senior Developer
4 26 (12.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (12.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (6.16%) Administrator
5 13 (6.16%) Tester
6 12 (5.69%) Architect
7 10 (4.74%) Java Architect
7 10 (4.74%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.79%) Consultant
9 7 (3.32%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.32%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (3.32%) Angular Developer
9 7 (3.32%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Automation Developer
10 6 (2.84%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (2.84%) E-Commerce Architect
10 6 (2.84%) SOA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.17%) HTML
2 49 (23.22%) Spring
3 44 (20.85%) HTML5
4 41 (19.43%) AngularJS
4 41 (19.43%) Grails
4 41 (19.43%) Web Services
5 39 (18.48%) REST
6 36 (17.06%) CSS
7 30 (14.22%) SOAP
8 28 (13.27%) RESTful
9 27 (12.80%) CSS3
10 25 (11.85%) Node.js
11 24 (11.37%) JSON
12 21 (9.95%) jQuery
12 21 (9.95%) JRuby
13 19 (9.00%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (8.53%) Hibernate
14 18 (8.53%) YUI
15 14 (6.64%) J2EE
15 14 (6.64%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.21%) Blog
3 8 (3.79%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.32%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.84%) Fintech
5 6 (2.84%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.37%) User Experience
6 5 (2.37%) Wiki
7 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.95%) DataPower
8 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
9 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.96%) Linux
2 24 (11.37%) Ubuntu
2 24 (11.37%) Windows
3 23 (10.90%) CentOS
3 23 (10.90%) Unix
4 4 (1.90%) Solaris
5 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (70.14%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (40.76%) TDD
3 83 (39.34%) Scrum
4 70 (33.18%) DevOps
5 55 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (16.11%) Open Source
7 31 (14.69%) E-Commerce
8 30 (14.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (13.74%) Workflow
10 26 (12.32%) BDD
10 26 (12.32%) OO
11 23 (10.90%) SOA
12 21 (9.95%) Change Management
13 19 (9.00%) Kanban
13 19 (9.00%) Microservices
13 19 (9.00%) Process Management
14 18 (8.53%) Functional Testing
14 18 (8.53%) High Availability
14 18 (8.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (8.06%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (66.35%) Java
2 70 (33.18%) JavaScript
3 49 (23.22%) Scala
4 36 (17.06%) Clojure
5 32 (15.17%) Python
6 28 (13.27%) SQL
7 25 (11.85%) Bash Shell
8 19 (9.00%) Jython
9 18 (8.53%) Ruby
10 10 (4.74%) Perl
10 10 (4.74%) PHP
11 7 (3.32%) C
12 3 (1.42%) Erlang
12 3 (1.42%) Go
13 2 (0.95%) C++
13 2 (0.95%) Haskell
13 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) C-shell
14 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.16%) Degree
4 5 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.32%) QA
2 6 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.84%) SDET
3 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 19 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.58%) Docker
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (12.80%) Puppet
2 18 (8.53%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.64%) Ansible
4 5 (2.37%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.37%) Packer
5 3 (1.42%) MOM
6 2 (0.95%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (0.95%) Graphite
7 1 (0.47%) Grafana
7 1 (0.47%) Kibana
7 1 (0.47%) logstash
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.47%) Rancher
7 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (19.43%) Oracle
2 36 (17.06%) Atlassian
3 9 (4.27%) MuleSoft
3 9 (4.27%) Sybase
4 8 (3.79%) Google
5 7 (3.32%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.32%) Splunk
6 6 (2.84%) Siebel
7 5 (2.37%) Adobe
8 4 (1.90%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.95%) hybris
10 2 (0.95%) Solace
10 2 (0.95%) VMware
11 1 (0.47%) Facebook
11 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.47%) IBM
11 1 (0.47%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.47%) SAP
11 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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