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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 207 264 249
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -15
Contract jobs citing Groovy 35 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 10
Median daily rate £350 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £326 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £346 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2616 3239 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 34.23% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1980 1894
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 154 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £15.78 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Berkshire +17 18 £322 -7.92%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £378 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £488 -
Hampshire +22 3 £575 +75.57%
East Sussex - 1 £344 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 78 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (66.67%) Spring
3 41 (52.56%) REST
4 39 (50.00%) Gradle
5 36 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 34 (43.59%) Maven
7 33 (42.31%) Selenium
7 33 (42.31%) Cucumber
8 32 (41.03%) JUnit
9 28 (35.90%) XML
9 28 (35.90%) JIRA
9 28 (35.90%) Domain-Driven Design
9 28 (35.90%) RESTful
10 27 (34.62%) TDD
10 27 (34.62%) Oracle
11 26 (33.33%) Struts
11 26 (33.33%) Scala
11 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (32.05%) SOAP
13 24 (30.77%) SQL
14 23 (29.49%) Web Services
14 23 (29.49%) JSP
14 23 (29.49%) Scrum
14 23 (29.49%) jQuery
14 23 (29.49%) Mockito
15 22 (28.21%) Hamcrest
15 22 (28.21%) CQRS
15 22 (28.21%) JAX-RS

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 17 (21.79%) Confluence
2 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (15.38%) Apache
4 6 (7.69%) CMS
4 6 (7.69%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) Alfresco
5 5 (6.41%) Liferay
5 5 (6.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) GitHub
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Force.com
4 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) AMQP
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) Oracle Database
2 18 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (50.00%) Gradle
2 36 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 34 (43.59%) Maven
4 33 (42.31%) Cucumber
4 33 (42.31%) Selenium
5 32 (41.03%) JUnit
6 28 (35.90%) JIRA
7 23 (29.49%) Mockito
8 22 (28.21%) Hamcrest
9 18 (23.08%) Ant
10 17 (21.79%) SoapUI
11 14 (17.95%) JMeter
11 14 (17.95%) WebDriver
12 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 12 (15.38%) Subversion
14 8 (10.26%) Hudson
15 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
15 7 (8.97%) eggPlant
16 6 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
16 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 44 (56.41%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Tester
6 7 (8.97%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Developer in Test
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.13%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (66.67%) Spring
2 41 (52.56%) REST
3 28 (35.90%) RESTful
3 28 (35.90%) XML
4 26 (33.33%) Struts
5 25 (32.05%) SOAP
6 23 (29.49%) jQuery
6 23 (29.49%) JSP
6 23 (29.49%) Web Services
7 22 (28.21%) JAX-RS
8 17 (21.79%) Gherkin
9 16 (20.51%) MyBatis
10 14 (17.95%) J2EE
11 13 (16.67%) XSLT
12 12 (15.38%) HTML
13 11 (14.10%) Java EE
13 11 (14.10%) JSON
14 10 (12.82%) Apache Camel
15 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
15 9 (11.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Solaris
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.90%) Domain-Driven Design
3 27 (34.62%) TDD
4 26 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (29.49%) Scrum
6 22 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (28.21%) CQRS
7 20 (25.64%) Automated Testing
7 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
8 19 (24.36%) Performance Testing
9 18 (23.08%) BDD
9 18 (23.08%) Microservices
9 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 18 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 18 (23.08%) User Stories
10 16 (20.51%) Extreme Programming
10 16 (20.51%) Security Testing
11 15 (19.23%) Functional Testing
12 14 (17.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (33.33%) Scala
3 24 (30.77%) SQL
4 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.10%) Python
6 9 (11.54%) Ruby
7 8 (10.26%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) Haskell
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.97%) ISEB
4 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Grafana
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) Atlassian
3 8 (10.26%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) Splunk
5 6 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (6.41%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (6.41%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) webMethods
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