The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 275 343 371
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +28
Contract jobs citing Groovy 134 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 0.74% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 63 32
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9761 10578 10327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.52% 43.59% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6978 7472 7118
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 66 104 160
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.70 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 +24 27 £443 +4.23% 11
Westminster - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 234 (93.98%) Java
2 153 (61.45%) TDD
3 124 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (48.59%) Scrum
5 108 (43.37%) HTML
6 102 (40.96%) Web Services
7 99 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (35.74%) XML
9 88 (35.34%) Oracle
10 87 (34.94%) Spring
11 85 (34.14%) Grails
12 81 (32.53%) SOAP
13 76 (30.52%) Maven
14 71 (28.51%) Linux
15 68 (27.31%) JavaScript
16 66 (26.51%) RESTful
17 64 (25.70%) BDD
18 62 (24.90%) Subversion
19 58 (23.29%) Git (software)
20 56 (22.49%) Scala
21 55 (22.09%) E-Commerce
22 49 (19.68%) J2EE
23 46 (18.47%) XSD
23 46 (18.47%) Pair Programming
24 43 (17.27%) ERP
24 43 (17.27%) WSDL
25 42 (16.87%) Ant
25 42 (16.87%) Ruby
26 41 (16.47%) JBoss
26 41 (16.47%) Cucumber

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (14.86%) WebLogic
2 18 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.02%) Node.js
4 8 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.81%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.41%) Jetty
7 5 (2.01%) Apache
8 4 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.61%) GitHub
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.04%) HTTP
2 12 (4.82%) Internet
3 10 (4.02%) FTP
4 5 (2.01%) SSL
5 3 (1.20%) SNMP
5 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.20%) SSH
6 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.26%) NoSQL
2 36 (14.46%) MongoDB
3 34 (13.65%) MySQL
4 30 (12.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.62%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.82%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.02%) Big Data
8 10 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.61%) Redis
10 8 (3.21%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.80%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 76 (30.52%) Maven
2 62 (24.90%) Subversion
3 58 (23.29%) Git (software)
4 42 (16.87%) Ant
5 41 (16.47%) Cucumber
6 32 (12.85%) JUnit
7 29 (11.65%) Jenkins
8 24 (9.64%) Selenium
9 21 (8.43%) Mockito
10 20 (8.03%) Calabash
11 19 (7.63%) WebDriver
12 18 (7.23%) Hudson
13 15 (6.02%) SoapUI
14 14 (5.62%) Hamcrest
15 13 (5.22%) Jasmine
16 10 (4.02%) Mocha
17 9 (3.61%) Mercurial
17 9 (3.61%) QUnit
18 8 (3.21%) JIRA
19 6 (2.41%) JBehave
General
1 35 (14.06%) Retail
2 22 (8.84%) Finance
3 17 (6.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Publishing
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 190 (76.31%) Developer
2 94 (37.75%) Java Developer
3 39 (15.66%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (5.62%) Software Developer
6 11 (4.42%) Tester
6 11 (4.42%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.02%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (3.61%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (3.21%) Architect
10 7 (2.81%) Automation Tester
11 6 (2.41%) Analyst
12 5 (2.01%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.01%) Big Data Developer
13 4 (1.61%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (1.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 4 (1.61%) Test Engineer
13 4 (1.61%) QA Engineer
13 4 (1.61%) Web Developer
14 3 (1.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (43.37%) HTML
2 102 (40.96%) Web Services
3 89 (35.74%) XML
4 87 (34.94%) Spring
5 85 (34.14%) Grails
6 81 (32.53%) SOAP
7 66 (26.51%) RESTful
8 49 (19.68%) J2EE
9 46 (18.47%) XSD
10 43 (17.27%) WSDL
11 39 (15.66%) CSS
12 36 (14.46%) JSON
12 36 (14.46%) Hibernate
13 35 (14.06%) XSL
14 32 (12.85%) HTML5
15 29 (11.65%) REST
16 28 (11.24%) AngularJS
17 24 (9.64%) CSS3
18 23 (9.24%) Spring MVC
19 18 (7.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) iPad
2 35 (14.06%) Social Media
3 31 (12.45%) Open Source
4 16 (6.43%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.02%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.61%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.20%) Derivative
9 3 (1.20%) iPhone
10 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) DTV
11 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.40%) Streaming Media
11 1 (0.40%) IPTV
11 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 71 (28.51%) Linux
2 36 (14.46%) UNIX
3 15 (6.02%) Android
4 5 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) Solaris
6 2 (0.80%) Windows
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (61.45%) TDD
2 124 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (48.59%) Scrum
4 99 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (25.70%) BDD
6 55 (22.09%) E-Commerce
7 46 (18.47%) Pair Programming
8 43 (17.27%) ERP
9 40 (16.06%) Content Management
10 37 (14.86%) Waterfall
10 37 (14.86%) Kanban
11 35 (14.06%) MVC
12 29 (11.65%) OO
13 26 (10.44%) Test Automation
14 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering
15 23 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (8.43%) Test Scripting
16 21 (8.43%) DevOps
17 20 (8.03%) Release Management
17 20 (8.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 234 (93.98%) Java
2 68 (27.31%) JavaScript
3 56 (22.49%) Scala
4 42 (16.87%) Ruby
5 39 (15.66%) SQL
6 31 (12.45%) Python
7 14 (5.62%) Objective-C
7 14 (5.62%) Perl
8 13 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.82%) XPath
10 11 (4.42%) XQuery
10 11 (4.42%) Clojure
11 5 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.01%) C#
12 4 (1.61%) PHP
13 3 (1.20%) Korn
14 2 (0.80%) VB
15 1 (0.40%) C++
15 1 (0.40%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (4.82%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.85%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.02%) Puppet
2 10 (4.02%) Oozie
2 10 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.81%) Salt
4 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) Netcool
5 1 (0.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 88 (35.34%) Oracle
2 41 (16.47%) JBoss
3 35 (14.06%) Perforce
3 35 (14.06%) ATG
3 35 (14.06%) Endeca
4 14 (5.62%) Akamai
5 4 (1.61%) Atomikos
5 4 (1.61%) Google
5 4 (1.61%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) Sun
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco
7 2 (0.80%) Sybase
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) Splunk
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