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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 295 308 278
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing Groovy 103 85 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.98% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 63
Average daily rate
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£498 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
9079 8679 8199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.98% 40.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 6195 5837
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
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 48 80 108
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 £16.00 £18.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 18 £425 -8.10% 14
Docklands, London - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 180 (88.67%) Java
2 138 (67.98%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (48.28%) TDD
4 83 (40.89%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (40.39%) HTML
6 65 (32.02%) Maven
7 64 (31.53%) Scrum
8 60 (29.56%) XML
8 60 (29.56%) BDD
9 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 58 (28.57%) Linux
10 57 (28.08%) Scala
11 56 (27.59%) Spring
12 54 (26.60%) Grails
13 51 (25.12%) Git (software)
13 51 (25.12%) Web Services
14 47 (23.15%) J2EE
14 47 (23.15%) Subversion
15 44 (21.67%) SOAP
16 43 (21.18%) Oracle
16 43 (21.18%) Ant
16 43 (21.18%) Ruby
17 40 (19.70%) RESTful
18 39 (19.21%) JBoss
19 38 (18.72%) E-Commerce
19 38 (18.72%) DevOps
20 37 (18.23%) AngularJS
20 37 (18.23%) SQL
21 36 (17.73%) Waterfall
22 35 (17.24%) CSS

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (19.21%) JBoss
2 23 (11.33%) Tomcat
2 23 (11.33%) WebLogic
3 20 (9.85%) Apache
4 15 (7.39%) Node.js
5 8 (3.94%) nginx
6 4 (1.97%) Jetty
7 3 (1.48%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.48%) Confluence
8 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.94%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) LDAP
2 8 (3.94%) DSL
3 7 (3.45%) HTTP
4 3 (1.48%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.37%) MongoDB
2 16 (7.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (7.88%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.40%) MySQL
5 8 (3.94%) Redis
6 6 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.96%) Big Data
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.48%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.48%) Azkaban
8 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.48%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (0.49%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (32.02%) Maven
2 51 (25.12%) Git (software)
3 47 (23.15%) Subversion
4 43 (21.18%) Ant
5 28 (13.79%) Selenium
5 28 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 26 (12.81%) Cucumber
7 24 (11.82%) SoapUI
8 22 (10.84%) WebDriver
9 21 (10.34%) JUnit
10 20 (9.85%) Hudson
11 19 (9.36%) JIRA
12 17 (8.37%) Mercurial
12 17 (8.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (7.88%) Gradle
13 16 (7.88%) Jasmine
14 9 (4.43%) TestNG
14 9 (4.43%) JBehave
14 9 (4.43%) JMeter
15 8 (3.94%) Mockito
General
1 22 (10.84%) Retail
2 19 (9.36%) Finance
3 10 (4.93%) Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Publishing
5 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.99%) iGaming
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 131 (64.53%) Developer
2 67 (33.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (5.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (4.93%) Tester
5 7 (3.45%) Analyst
5 7 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 6 (2.96%) Development Manager
6 6 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (2.96%) Automation Tester
7 5 (2.46%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (2.46%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (2.46%) Scala Developer
7 5 (2.46%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (2.46%) Test Analyst
7 5 (2.46%) Architect
7 5 (2.46%) Release Manager
7 5 (2.46%) Test Engineer
8 4 (1.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (40.39%) HTML
2 60 (29.56%) XML
3 56 (27.59%) Spring
4 54 (26.60%) Grails
5 51 (25.12%) Web Services
6 47 (23.15%) J2EE
7 44 (21.67%) SOAP
8 40 (19.70%) RESTful
9 37 (18.23%) AngularJS
10 35 (17.24%) CSS
11 34 (16.75%) Hibernate
12 32 (15.76%) XSD
13 24 (11.82%) HTML5
14 23 (11.33%) Akka
14 23 (11.33%) WSDL
15 22 (10.84%) XSL
16 20 (9.85%) CSS3
17 18 (8.87%) Spring MVC
17 18 (8.87%) REST
18 16 (7.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) Social Media
1 22 (10.84%) iPad
2 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.43%) Open Source
4 7 (3.45%) Derivative
4 7 (3.45%) Replication
5 6 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.97%) User Experience
7 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.97%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) Equities
9 2 (0.99%) Statistics
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.57%) Linux
2 21 (10.34%) Windows
3 20 (9.85%) UNIX
4 7 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.97%) Android
6 3 (1.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (67.98%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (48.28%) TDD
3 83 (40.89%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (31.53%) Scrum
5 60 (29.56%) BDD
6 38 (18.72%) E-Commerce
6 38 (18.72%) DevOps
7 36 (17.73%) Waterfall
8 34 (16.75%) MVC
9 26 (12.81%) Pair Programming
9 26 (12.81%) Content Management
10 24 (11.82%) Configuration Management
11 22 (10.84%) ERP
12 20 (9.85%) OO
13 17 (8.37%) Multithreading
13 17 (8.37%) Kanban
14 16 (7.88%) Performance Testing
15 13 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (6.40%) Extreme Programming
16 12 (5.91%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (88.67%) Java
2 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 57 (28.08%) Scala
4 43 (21.18%) Ruby
5 37 (18.23%) SQL
6 25 (12.32%) Python
7 21 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.39%) Perl
9 12 (5.91%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.94%) C++
11 5 (2.46%) Clojure
11 5 (2.46%) C#
12 4 (1.97%) PHP
12 4 (1.97%) XQuery
12 4 (1.97%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.97%) C-shell
13 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) R
14 1 (0.49%) Korn
14 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) Degree
2 8 (3.94%) ISEB
3 6 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.94%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.45%) Varnish
2 7 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.46%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.49%) RHEV
4 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (6.90%) Puppet
2 12 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.94%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.48%) Oozie
5 1 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Kibana
5 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (21.18%) Oracle
2 30 (14.78%) Perforce
3 22 (10.84%) ATG
3 22 (10.84%) Endeca
4 7 (3.45%) VMware
5 5 (2.46%) Akamai
6 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.48%) Splunk
7 3 (1.48%) Sybase
8 2 (0.99%) BMC
8 2 (0.99%) Reuters
8 2 (0.99%) Google
9 1 (0.49%) hybris
9 1 (0.49%) Apple
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
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