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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / South East
Rank 187 255 257
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +2
Contract jobs citing Groovy 53 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.057% 0.092%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 5
Median daily rate £431 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £318 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £394 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2588 2950 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.64% 33.75% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1945 1866
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 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire - 18 £350 - 2
Berkshire +32 14 £450 +8.43% 2
West Sussex -3 10 £512 +60.47%
Surrey - 6 £405 - 1
Hampshire +11 4 £575 +76.92% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (61.90%) Maven
4 47 (55.95%) XML
5 44 (52.38%) Gradle
6 42 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 40 (47.62%) Selenium
8 39 (46.43%) Spring
9 36 (42.86%) Jenkins
10 35 (41.67%) REST
11 32 (38.10%) Ant
12 31 (36.90%) Python
12 31 (36.90%) Automated Testing
12 31 (36.90%) TDD
12 31 (36.90%) Scala
13 30 (35.71%) Web Services
14 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
15 27 (32.14%) HTTP
15 27 (32.14%) Ruby
16 26 (30.95%) Scrum
16 26 (30.95%) Bitbucket
17 25 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (29.76%) BDD
17 25 (29.76%) Tomcat
18 24 (28.57%) Linux
19 23 (27.38%) JSON
19 23 (27.38%) RESTful
20 22 (26.19%) JIRA
21 21 (25.00%) XSLT
21 21 (25.00%) WebDriver

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 25 (29.76%) Tomcat
2 18 (21.43%) Apache
3 16 (19.05%) CMS
4 15 (17.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (11.90%) Confluence
6 9 (10.71%) nginx
7 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.76%) Alfresco
8 4 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (4.76%) JBoss
8 4 (4.76%) Liferay
9 3 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) GitHub
2 9 (10.71%) Google Analytics
3 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.14%) HTTP
2 9 (10.71%) SSL
2 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.90%) MySQL
3 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.57%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (61.90%) Maven
2 44 (52.38%) Gradle
3 42 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 40 (47.62%) Selenium
5 36 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 32 (38.10%) Ant
7 26 (30.95%) Bitbucket
8 22 (26.19%) JIRA
9 21 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 19 (22.62%) JMeter
11 17 (20.24%) eggPlant
12 16 (19.05%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (19.05%) Subversion
13 14 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 13 (15.48%) Gatling
14 13 (15.48%) IntelliJ
15 12 (14.29%) Eclipse
16 11 (13.10%) JUnit
16 11 (13.10%) SoapUI
17 9 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (75.00%) Developer
2 38 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Developer in Test
4 9 (10.71%) Scala Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Tester
9 4 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) XML
2 39 (46.43%) Spring
3 35 (41.67%) REST
4 30 (35.71%) Web Services
5 23 (27.38%) JSON
5 23 (27.38%) RESTful
6 21 (25.00%) XSLT
7 19 (22.62%) Apache Camel
7 19 (22.62%) Gherkin
8 18 (21.43%) HTML
9 17 (20.24%) J2EE
10 16 (19.05%) Grails
10 16 (19.05%) Servlets
10 16 (19.05%) Spring Integration
11 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
12 10 (11.90%) CSS
12 10 (11.90%) HTML5
12 10 (11.90%) Node.js
13 9 (10.71%) Java EE
13 9 (10.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) Online Games
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Windows
3 9 (10.71%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.14%) Unix
5 4 (4.76%) Solaris
6 3 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.10%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) Automated Testing
2 31 (36.90%) TDD
3 26 (30.95%) Scrum
4 25 (29.76%) BDD
4 25 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 20 (23.81%) Open Source
7 19 (22.62%) Microservices
8 18 (21.43%) Security Testing
8 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 16 (19.05%) Content Management
9 16 (19.05%) OOP
9 16 (19.05%) Project Management
9 16 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 15 (17.86%) DevOps
10 15 (17.86%) OO
11 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (36.90%) Python
2 31 (36.90%) Scala
3 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 27 (32.14%) Ruby
5 14 (16.67%) C++
6 9 (10.71%) C#
6 9 (10.71%) Haskell
6 9 (10.71%) Perl
7 6 (7.14%) SQL
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
9 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Grafana
1 9 (10.71%) Kibana
2 4 (4.76%) Ansible
2 4 (4.76%) HP Fortify
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Splunk
2 15 (17.86%) IBM
2 15 (17.86%) Sitecore
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle
4 10 (11.90%) Atlassian
5 9 (10.71%) Google
6 4 (4.76%) GigaSpaces
6 4 (4.76%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) webMethods
7 3 (3.57%) Adobe
7 3 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (2.38%) VMware
9 1 (1.19%) Facebook
9 1 (1.19%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.19%) Informatica
9 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
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