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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 242 253 228
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing Groovy 27 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.064% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.19% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 14
Median daily rate £450 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £448 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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
3118 3134 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.12% 33.52% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1929 1673
Median daily rate £400 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 87 106
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 - 12 £438 -
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
Berkshire -8 4 £406 +20.37% 1
Hampshire +2 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £488 +2.63%
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) Spring
3 26 (81.25%) Cucumber
3 26 (81.25%) REST
4 25 (78.13%) JUnit
5 23 (71.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
6 18 (56.25%) Oracle
7 17 (53.13%) SOAP
7 17 (53.13%) Oracle Database
8 15 (46.88%) Web Services
8 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (46.88%) Selenium
9 14 (43.75%) Maven
9 14 (43.75%) SoapUI
9 14 (43.75%) Gradle
9 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
10 13 (40.63%) CQRS
10 13 (40.63%) JAX-RS
10 13 (40.63%) Mockito
10 13 (40.63%) Hamcrest
10 13 (40.63%) JIRA
10 13 (40.63%) jQuery
10 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
10 13 (40.63%) JMeter
10 13 (40.63%) JSP
11 12 (37.50%) Struts
11 12 (37.50%) Ant
11 12 (37.50%) Finance
11 12 (37.50%) TDD

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 10 (31.25%) Confluence
1 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Boomi
2 2 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 25 (78.13%) JUnit
3 15 (46.88%) Selenium
4 14 (43.75%) Gradle
4 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 14 (43.75%) Maven
4 14 (43.75%) SoapUI
5 13 (40.63%) Hamcrest
5 13 (40.63%) JIRA
5 13 (40.63%) JMeter
5 13 (40.63%) Mockito
6 12 (37.50%) Ant
6 12 (37.50%) Hudson
7 10 (31.25%) jMock
7 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
8 2 (6.25%) QUnit
8 2 (6.25%) Subversion
8 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Analyst Developer
3 8 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Developer in Test
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Java Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) QA Automation Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) Spring
2 26 (81.25%) REST
3 17 (53.13%) SOAP
4 15 (46.88%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
5 13 (40.63%) JAX-RS
5 13 (40.63%) jQuery
5 13 (40.63%) JSP
6 12 (37.50%) Java EE
6 12 (37.50%) Struts
7 10 (31.25%) Ajax
7 10 (31.25%) JMS
7 10 (31.25%) MyBatis
7 10 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) JDBC
9 3 (9.38%) Middleware
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (9.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Domain-Driven Design
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) CQRS
4 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 10 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (28.13%) User Stories
8 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) QA Automation
10 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (6.25%) Microservices
10 2 (6.25%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ISEB
1 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
2 9 (28.13%) Rally
3 3 (9.38%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) Concur
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) SAP