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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 328 297 299
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Contract jobs citing Groovy 65 104 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 1.11% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 60
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£500 £450 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £406 £423
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
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
9285 9402 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.74% 40.32% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 6805 6311
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 £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £133.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 +12 14 £475 +5.55% 5
Wimbledon - 1 £338 -
Brentford - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 145 (85.80%) Java
2 124 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (50.89%) TDD
4 82 (48.52%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (45.56%) HTML
6 56 (33.14%) Scrum
6 56 (33.14%) Git (software)
7 54 (31.95%) Maven
7 54 (31.95%) JavaScript
7 54 (31.95%) BDD
8 53 (31.36%) Spring
9 51 (30.18%) Web Services
9 51 (30.18%) XML
10 50 (29.59%) Linux
11 49 (28.99%) Scala
12 44 (26.04%) Grails
12 44 (26.04%) SOAP
13 43 (25.44%) Subversion
14 42 (24.85%) Oracle
14 42 (24.85%) Ant
15 40 (23.67%) Ruby
16 39 (23.08%) JBoss
17 38 (22.49%) RESTful
17 38 (22.49%) DevOps
18 36 (21.30%) SQL
18 36 (21.30%) J2EE
18 36 (21.30%) CSS
19 35 (20.71%) MVC
20 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
21 33 (19.53%) Waterfall

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (23.08%) JBoss
2 21 (12.43%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.83%) WebLogic
4 18 (10.65%) Apache
5 14 (8.28%) Node.js
6 8 (4.73%) nginx
7 6 (3.55%) Jetty
8 5 (2.96%) Confluence
9 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.59%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.73%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) SMS
4 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.43%) MongoDB
1 21 (12.43%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.06%) MySQL
3 14 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.73%) Redis
6 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.96%) Big Data
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Navigator
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Azkaban
9 1 (0.59%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 56 (33.14%) Git (software)
2 54 (31.95%) Maven
3 43 (25.44%) Subversion
4 42 (24.85%) Ant
5 27 (15.98%) Selenium
5 27 (15.98%) Jenkins
6 21 (12.43%) SoapUI
6 21 (12.43%) JIRA
6 21 (12.43%) JUnit
7 20 (11.83%) WebDriver
7 20 (11.83%) Hudson
8 19 (11.24%) Cucumber
9 17 (10.06%) Gradle
10 16 (9.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (8.88%) Jasmine
11 15 (8.88%) Mercurial
12 9 (5.33%) TestNG
12 9 (5.33%) JBehave
13 8 (4.73%) JMeter
14 7 (4.14%) JProfiler
General
1 19 (11.24%) Retail
2 17 (10.06%) Finance
3 7 (4.14%) Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.37%) Publishing
6 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) iGaming
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 106 (62.72%) Developer
2 41 (24.26%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (4.73%) Tester
4 8 (4.73%) Analyst
4 8 (4.73%) Senior Developer
4 8 (4.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (4.73%) Scala Developer
5 7 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (3.55%) Test Analyst
6 6 (3.55%) Architect
6 6 (3.55%) Automation Tester
7 5 (2.96%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (2.96%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (2.96%) Development Manager
7 5 (2.96%) Release Manager
8 4 (2.37%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (2.37%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (1.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (1.78%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (45.56%) HTML
2 53 (31.36%) Spring
3 51 (30.18%) Web Services
3 51 (30.18%) XML
4 44 (26.04%) Grails
4 44 (26.04%) SOAP
5 38 (22.49%) RESTful
6 36 (21.30%) J2EE
6 36 (21.30%) CSS
7 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
8 28 (16.57%) Hibernate
9 26 (15.38%) HTML5
9 26 (15.38%) XSD
10 23 (13.61%) CSS3
11 19 (11.24%) XSL
11 19 (11.24%) WSDL
12 18 (10.65%) REST
13 17 (10.06%) Akka
14 16 (9.47%) Spring MVC
15 12 (7.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) iPad
1 19 (11.24%) Social Media
2 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.10%) Open Source
4 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.14%) Derivative
5 7 (4.14%) Replication
6 6 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.59%) Linux
2 17 (10.06%) UNIX
3 12 (7.10%) Windows
4 7 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (73.37%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (50.89%) TDD
3 82 (48.52%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (33.14%) Scrum
5 54 (31.95%) BDD
6 38 (22.49%) DevOps
7 35 (20.71%) MVC
8 33 (19.53%) Waterfall
9 28 (16.57%) E-Commerce
10 27 (15.98%) Pair Programming
11 21 (12.43%) Content Management
12 20 (11.83%) Kanban
13 19 (11.24%) Configuration Management
13 19 (11.24%) ERP
14 15 (8.88%) Performance Testing
15 12 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.10%) Security Testing
16 11 (6.51%) Automation Testing
16 11 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (5.92%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 145 (85.80%) Java
2 54 (31.95%) JavaScript
3 49 (28.99%) Scala
4 40 (23.67%) Ruby
5 36 (21.30%) SQL
6 25 (14.79%) Python
7 24 (14.20%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.88%) Perl
9 11 (6.51%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.55%) C#
11 5 (2.96%) Clojure
11 5 (2.96%) PHP
12 4 (2.37%) XQuery
12 4 (2.37%) C-shell
13 1 (0.59%) Golang
13 1 (0.59%) Korn
13 1 (0.59%) XPath
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) ISEB
3 5 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Docker
1 8 (4.73%) VirtualBox
2 7 (4.14%) Varnish
2 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (9.47%) Puppet
2 11 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.73%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.59%) Oozie
4 1 (0.59%) Salt
4 1 (0.59%) Kibana
4 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (24.85%) Oracle
2 20 (11.83%) ATG
3 19 (11.24%) Endeca
3 19 (11.24%) Perforce
4 8 (4.73%) VMware
5 6 (3.55%) Akamai
6 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.78%) Splunk
7 3 (1.78%) Sybase
7 3 (1.78%) Reuters
8 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.18%) BMC
8 2 (1.18%) hybris
9 1 (0.59%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.59%) Tableau
9 1 (0.59%) Adobe
9 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.59%) Micro Focus
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