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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 336 276 312
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +36
Contract jobs citing Groovy 67 122 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 1.31% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 88 70
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£490 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 -
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 16 £460 +22.66% 10
Hounslow -4 1 £500 -1.96% 1
Osterley - 1 £530 -
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 127 (84.11%) Java
2 106 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (50.33%) TDD
4 60 (39.74%) Spring
4 60 (39.74%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (39.74%) Web Services
5 58 (38.41%) HTML
6 53 (35.10%) Linux
6 53 (35.10%) Git (software)
7 50 (33.11%) Ruby
8 49 (32.45%) XML
9 47 (31.13%) Scrum
9 47 (31.13%) BDD
10 46 (30.46%) SOAP
11 43 (28.48%) JavaScript
11 43 (28.48%) RESTful
12 42 (27.81%) Scala
13 41 (27.15%) SQL
14 35 (23.18%) Subversion
15 34 (22.52%) Maven
15 34 (22.52%) Grails
16 32 (21.19%) Oracle
17 30 (19.87%) Selenium
17 30 (19.87%) Cucumber
18 29 (19.21%) MongoDB
18 29 (19.21%) DevOps
18 29 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (17.88%) CSS
20 26 (17.22%) JBoss
20 26 (17.22%) JSON

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (17.22%) JBoss
2 22 (14.57%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.27%) Node.js
4 13 (8.61%) WebLogic
5 12 (7.95%) Confluence
6 10 (6.62%) Apache
7 9 (5.96%) Jetty
8 8 (5.30%) nginx
9 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.66%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.66%) Boomi
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.99%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) MongoDB
2 22 (14.57%) NoSQL
3 19 (12.58%) MySQL
4 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.96%) Redis
7 8 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.64%) HBase
8 7 (4.64%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.64%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Navigator
11 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.32%) Big Data
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.66%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (35.10%) Git (software)
2 35 (23.18%) Subversion
3 34 (22.52%) Maven
4 30 (19.87%) Selenium
4 30 (19.87%) Cucumber
5 25 (16.56%) SoapUI
6 23 (15.23%) Ant
7 22 (14.57%) JIRA
8 19 (12.58%) Hudson
9 18 (11.92%) Jenkins
10 17 (11.26%) WebDriver
10 17 (11.26%) Gradle
11 15 (9.93%) Spock
12 14 (9.27%) Geb
13 12 (7.95%) JUnit
14 10 (6.62%) Mercurial
15 8 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (4.64%) IntelliJ
17 6 (3.97%) TestNG
17 6 (3.97%) Mockito
General
1 12 (7.95%) Retail
2 10 (6.62%) Finance
3 5 (3.31%) Publishing
4 3 (1.99%) Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) iGaming
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (58.94%) Developer
2 47 (31.13%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.93%) Tester
4 14 (9.27%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.27%) Automation Tester
5 12 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.28%) Analyst
7 9 (5.96%) Scala Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.65%) Architect
11 4 (2.65%) Automation Engineer
12 3 (1.99%) QA Automation Engineer
12 3 (1.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.99%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (39.74%) Spring
1 60 (39.74%) Web Services
2 58 (38.41%) HTML
3 49 (32.45%) XML
4 46 (30.46%) SOAP
5 43 (28.48%) RESTful
6 34 (22.52%) Grails
7 27 (17.88%) CSS
8 26 (17.22%) JSON
9 24 (15.89%) J2EE
10 23 (15.23%) Hibernate
11 19 (12.58%) REST
12 15 (9.93%) HTML5
13 14 (9.27%) XSD
13 14 (9.27%) WSDL
14 13 (8.61%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
15 12 (7.95%) XSL
15 12 (7.95%) CSS3
16 10 (6.62%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Open Source
2 13 (8.61%) Social Media
3 12 (7.95%) iPad
4 7 (4.64%) Replication
5 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.99%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.32%) Derivative
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.10%) Linux
2 9 (5.96%) CentOS
3 7 (4.64%) Ubuntu
3 7 (4.64%) UNIX
4 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Windows
6 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (50.33%) TDD
3 60 (39.74%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (31.13%) Scrum
4 47 (31.13%) BDD
5 29 (19.21%) DevOps
6 23 (15.23%) E-Commerce
6 23 (15.23%) Waterfall
7 20 (13.25%) Kanban
8 19 (12.58%) Pair Programming
9 18 (11.92%) MVC
10 14 (9.27%) Web Development
11 13 (8.61%) Content Management
11 13 (8.61%) Multithreading
12 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
12 12 (7.95%) ERP
13 11 (7.28%) Automation Testing
13 11 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (7.28%) Test Automation
14 10 (6.62%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (84.11%) Java
2 50 (33.11%) Ruby
3 43 (28.48%) JavaScript
4 42 (27.81%) Scala
5 41 (27.15%) SQL
6 25 (16.56%) Python
7 22 (14.57%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.62%) C#
9 9 (5.96%) Clojure
10 8 (5.30%) Perl
11 6 (3.97%) PHP
12 4 (2.65%) XQuery
12 4 (2.65%) C-shell
13 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.32%) C++
14 1 (0.66%) Go
14 1 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (9.27%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) ISEB
4 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) Docker
2 8 (5.30%) VirtualBox
3 7 (4.64%) Varnish
3 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) Puppet
2 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.96%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.65%) Kibana
5 2 (1.32%) Salt
6 1 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.66%) Ansible
6 1 (0.66%) Graphite
6 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) Oracle
2 13 (8.61%) ATG
3 12 (7.95%) Perforce
3 12 (7.95%) Endeca
4 9 (5.96%) VMware
5 6 (3.97%) Akamai
6 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.99%) Sybase
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.32%) BMC
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.32%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.32%) hybris
9 1 (0.66%) Splunk
9 1 (0.66%) Tableau
9 1 (0.66%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.66%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Dell
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