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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 264 319 321
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +2
Contract jobs citing Groovy 146 96 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 1.06% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 76 59
Average daily rate £513 £499 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 15 £493 +18.67% 6
Docklands, London - 1 £623 -
Hammersmith - 1 £570 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 247 (93.56%) Java
2 206 (78.03%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (70.08%) TDD
4 145 (54.92%) Spring
5 137 (51.89%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (44.70%) Git (software)
7 102 (38.64%) Grails
8 96 (36.36%) Web Services
9 93 (35.23%) Scrum
9 93 (35.23%) Jenkins
10 92 (34.85%) BDD
11 89 (33.71%) Maven
12 86 (32.58%) Python
13 84 (31.82%) JavaScript
13 84 (31.82%) Cucumber
14 83 (31.44%) REST
15 82 (31.06%) Ruby
16 77 (29.17%) AngularJS
17 73 (27.65%) HTML
18 71 (26.89%) Linux
19 68 (25.76%) Subversion
19 68 (25.76%) Pair Programming
20 66 (25.00%) Gradle
21 64 (24.24%) JUnit
21 64 (24.24%) Tomcat
22 63 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
23 60 (22.73%) NoSQL
24 57 (21.59%) RESTful
25 56 (21.21%) Scala
26 53 (20.08%) Docker

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 64 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 52 (19.70%) Node.js
3 49 (18.56%) Jetty
4 41 (15.53%) Apache
5 34 (12.88%) Confluence
6 15 (5.68%) JBoss
7 11 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.79%) CMS
9 9 (3.41%) Mule
10 8 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (2.27%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.89%) nginx
13 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.76%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.38%) CoreMedia CMS
15 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.41%) GitHub
3 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.14%) Heroku
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.38%) Boomi
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.26%) HTTP
2 30 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.41%) Internet
4 5 (1.89%) LDAP
5 2 (0.76%) FTP
5 2 (0.76%) SMTP
5 2 (0.76%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 38 (14.39%) MySQL
3 37 (14.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 28 (10.61%) Hadoop
6 24 (9.09%) HBase
7 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.89%) Big Data
11 3 (1.14%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.76%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.38%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 118 (44.70%) Git (software)
2 93 (35.23%) Jenkins
3 89 (33.71%) Maven
4 84 (31.82%) Cucumber
5 68 (25.76%) Subversion
6 66 (25.00%) Gradle
7 64 (24.24%) JUnit
8 51 (19.32%) Mockito
9 44 (16.67%) JIRA
10 34 (12.88%) Geb
10 34 (12.88%) JMeter
11 33 (12.50%) Spock
12 28 (10.61%) IntelliJ
13 20 (7.58%) Selenium
14 17 (6.44%) Ant
15 13 (4.92%) Jasmine
15 13 (4.92%) TeamCity
16 12 (4.55%) Mocha
16 12 (4.55%) Protractor
17 11 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (15.53%) Finance
2 28 (10.61%) Banking
3 17 (6.44%) Retail
4 8 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Games
6 3 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 205 (77.65%) Developer
2 144 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 43 (16.29%) Senior Developer
4 41 (15.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 22 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 21 (7.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 20 (7.58%) Angular Developer
7 20 (7.58%) Scala Developer
8 16 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (5.68%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Architect
11 11 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Agile Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Java Scala Developer
13 9 (3.41%) Analyst
13 9 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (54.92%) Spring
2 102 (38.64%) Grails
3 96 (36.36%) Web Services
4 83 (31.44%) REST
5 77 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 73 (27.65%) HTML
7 57 (21.59%) RESTful
8 50 (18.94%) CSS
9 45 (17.05%) Hibernate
10 40 (15.15%) XML
11 39 (14.77%) JSON
12 37 (14.02%) SOAP
13 36 (13.64%) JAX-RS
13 36 (13.64%) Spring Boot
14 35 (13.26%) Guice
15 33 (12.50%) J2EE
16 32 (12.12%) HTML5
17 27 (10.23%) Apache Camel
18 23 (8.71%) CSS3
19 22 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.55%) User Experience
3 11 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.41%) Fintech
5 8 (3.03%) iPad
6 7 (2.65%) Social Media
7 5 (1.89%) Blog
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Life Science
9 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.76%) Wiki
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Economics
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.89%) Linux
2 48 (18.18%) Unix
3 27 (10.23%) CentOS
4 24 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.65%) Windows
6 3 (1.14%) Android
6 3 (1.14%) VMS
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (78.03%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (70.08%) TDD
3 137 (51.89%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (35.23%) Scrum
5 92 (34.85%) BDD
6 68 (25.76%) Pair Programming
7 50 (18.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 48 (18.18%) Multithreading
9 47 (17.80%) Software Engineering
10 45 (17.05%) Microservices
10 45 (17.05%) Unit Testing
11 43 (16.29%) DevOps
12 42 (15.91%) Build Automation
12 42 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
13 39 (14.77%) Dependency Injection
14 37 (14.02%) SDLC
15 35 (13.26%) API Development
15 35 (13.26%) Concurrent Programming
16 29 (10.98%) Root Cause Analysis
17 28 (10.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 247 (93.56%) Java
2 86 (32.58%) Python
3 84 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 82 (31.06%) Ruby
5 56 (21.21%) Scala
6 39 (14.77%) SQL
7 24 (9.09%) Perl
8 20 (7.58%) PHP
9 18 (6.82%) Clojure
10 15 (5.68%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.68%) C#
10 15 (5.68%) C++
11 10 (3.79%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.41%) Go
12 9 (3.41%) Smalltalk
13 7 (2.65%) C
14 4 (1.52%) Jython
15 2 (0.76%) XPath
16 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.33%) Degree
4 15 (5.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.85%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 53 (20.08%) Docker
2 6 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.14%) vSphere
4 2 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (11.74%) Graphite
2 25 (9.47%) Puppet
3 15 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.79%) Ansible
5 4 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.76%) MOM
6 2 (0.76%) Salt
7 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (11.74%) Oracle
2 29 (10.98%) SOASTA, Inc
3 8 (3.03%) Perforce
4 7 (2.65%) Akamai
4 7 (2.65%) ATG
4 7 (2.65%) Endeca
5 6 (2.27%) Apigee
5 6 (2.27%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.27%) Splunk
5 6 (2.27%) VMware
6 3 (1.14%) Adobe
6 3 (1.14%) Cisco
6 3 (1.14%) HP
6 3 (1.14%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.76%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.76%) CA
7 2 (0.76%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.76%) Solace
7 2 (0.76%) Sybase
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