The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 210 261 243
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -18
Contract jobs citing Groovy 42 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 0.33% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 14
Median daily rate £400 £450 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £554 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3042 3365 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.51% 34.07% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 2123 1679
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 118 110
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy across the South East region.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the South East region.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 15 £374 - 1
West Sussex - 14 £475 -
Hampshire - 4 £400 -
Oxfordshire -5 3 £575 +8.49%
Berkshire +3 2 £316 -29.77% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (82.28%) Spring
3 58 (73.42%) Cucumber
4 57 (72.15%) JUnit
5 56 (70.89%) REST
6 52 (65.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 45 (56.96%) SQL
7 45 (56.96%) Oracle
8 43 (54.43%) Oracle Database
9 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (51.90%) SOAP
11 40 (50.63%) JSP
12 39 (49.37%) jQuery
12 39 (49.37%) Mockito
12 39 (49.37%) Hamcrest
12 39 (49.37%) JAX-RS
13 37 (46.84%) CQRS
14 36 (45.57%) Struts
15 35 (44.30%) Jenkins
16 32 (40.51%) Gradle
16 32 (40.51%) Selenium
17 31 (39.24%) Maven
17 31 (39.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 29 (36.71%) JIRA
19 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (34.18%) Web Services
19 27 (34.18%) MyBatis
20 26 (32.91%) SoapUI
21 25 (31.65%) Unit Testing
21 25 (31.65%) Performance Testing

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (27.85%) Confluence
2 15 (18.99%) IIS
3 9 (11.39%) Apache
4 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.27%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Boomi
1 3 (3.80%) Force.com
2 2 (2.53%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (54.43%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 58 (73.42%) Cucumber
2 57 (72.15%) JUnit
3 39 (49.37%) Hamcrest
3 39 (49.37%) Mockito
4 35 (44.30%) Jenkins
5 32 (40.51%) Gradle
5 32 (40.51%) Selenium
6 31 (39.24%) Maven
7 29 (36.71%) JIRA
8 26 (32.91%) SoapUI
9 20 (25.32%) JMeter
10 19 (24.05%) Hudson
11 18 (22.78%) Ant
12 15 (18.99%) jMock
12 15 (18.99%) WebDriver
13 5 (6.33%) Subversion
14 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
15 3 (3.80%) Checkstyle
15 3 (3.80%) CruiseControl
15 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (70.89%) Developer
2 53 (67.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) QA Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Developer in Test
7 7 (8.86%) Java Analyst Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Java Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (7.59%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Tester
9 5 (6.33%) QA Automation Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (82.28%) Spring
2 56 (70.89%) REST
3 41 (51.90%) SOAP
4 40 (50.63%) JSP
5 39 (49.37%) JAX-RS
5 39 (49.37%) jQuery
6 36 (45.57%) Struts
7 27 (34.18%) MyBatis
7 27 (34.18%) Web Services
8 20 (25.32%) Java EE
8 20 (25.32%) RESTful
9 19 (24.05%) Hibernate
10 15 (18.99%) Ajax
10 15 (18.99%) JMS
10 15 (18.99%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (15.19%) Gherkin
12 11 (13.92%) XML
13 6 (7.59%) Apache Camel
13 6 (7.59%) HTML
14 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
1 15 (18.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
1 3 (3.80%) Unix
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.82%) Domain-Driven Design
2 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (46.84%) CQRS
4 31 (39.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (31.65%) Performance Testing
6 25 (31.65%) Unit Testing
7 24 (30.38%) User Stories
8 20 (25.32%) TDD
9 19 (24.05%) BDD
9 19 (24.05%) Functional Testing
10 16 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
11 15 (18.99%) Compatibility Testing
11 15 (18.99%) Integration Testing
11 15 (18.99%) Regression Testing
11 15 (18.99%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (15.19%) Microservices
13 11 (13.92%) Extreme Programming
13 11 (13.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (56.96%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) Scala
4 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) Apex Code
5 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
6 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) ISTQB
2 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Oracle
2 22 (27.85%) Atlassian
3 15 (18.99%) Rally
4 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.80%) Dell
6 2 (2.53%) Concur
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
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