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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 213 260 234
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -26
Contract jobs citing Groovy 47 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 0.35% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 19
Median daily rate £425 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £378 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +43.93%
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
3182 3394 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.63% 34.94% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2157 1681
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 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 112
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.68 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 14 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 7 £575 +8.49%
Berkshire 0 4 £400 -14.66% 1
Hampshire - 4 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 4
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (84.93%) Spring
3 57 (78.08%) Cucumber
4 56 (76.71%) JUnit
5 55 (75.34%) REST
6 51 (69.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 45 (61.64%) SQL
7 45 (61.64%) Oracle
8 43 (58.90%) Oracle Database
9 41 (56.16%) SOAP
10 40 (54.79%) JSP
11 39 (53.42%) jQuery
11 39 (53.42%) Mockito
11 39 (53.42%) Hamcrest
11 39 (53.42%) JAX-RS
12 37 (50.68%) CQRS
12 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (49.32%) Struts
14 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
15 29 (39.73%) Gradle
16 28 (38.36%) Maven
16 28 (38.36%) Selenium
17 27 (36.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (36.99%) MyBatis
18 26 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (35.62%) JIRA
19 24 (32.88%) Web Services
20 23 (31.51%) SoapUI
21 22 (30.14%) Finance
21 22 (30.14%) 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 19 (26.03%) Confluence
2 14 (19.18%) IIS
3 8 (10.96%) Apache
4 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.37%) JBoss
8 1 (1.37%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Boomi
1 3 (4.11%) Force.com
2 2 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.90%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.07%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 57 (78.08%) Cucumber
2 56 (76.71%) JUnit
3 39 (53.42%) Hamcrest
3 39 (53.42%) Mockito
4 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
5 29 (39.73%) Gradle
6 28 (38.36%) Maven
6 28 (38.36%) Selenium
7 26 (35.62%) JIRA
8 23 (31.51%) SoapUI
9 19 (26.03%) JMeter
10 18 (24.66%) Hudson
11 16 (21.92%) Ant
12 14 (19.18%) jMock
12 14 (19.18%) WebDriver
13 4 (5.48%) Subversion
14 3 (4.11%) Checkstyle
14 3 (4.11%) CruiseControl
14 3 (4.11%) FindBugs
14 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 51 (69.86%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Test Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) QA Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Developer in Test
7 7 (9.59%) Java Analyst Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) QA Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (8.22%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) QA Automation Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (84.93%) Spring
2 55 (75.34%) REST
3 41 (56.16%) SOAP
4 40 (54.79%) JSP
5 39 (53.42%) JAX-RS
5 39 (53.42%) jQuery
6 36 (49.32%) Struts
7 27 (36.99%) MyBatis
8 24 (32.88%) Web Services
9 18 (24.66%) Hibernate
9 18 (24.66%) Java EE
10 17 (23.29%) RESTful
11 14 (19.18%) Ajax
11 14 (19.18%) JMS
11 14 (19.18%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (12.33%) Gherkin
12 9 (12.33%) XML
13 6 (8.22%) HTML
14 4 (5.48%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
1 14 (19.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
1 3 (4.11%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (69.86%) Domain-Driven Design
2 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) CQRS
3 27 (36.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (35.62%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (30.14%) Performance Testing
5 22 (30.14%) Unit Testing
6 20 (27.40%) User Stories
7 19 (26.03%) TDD
8 18 (24.66%) Functional Testing
9 16 (21.92%) BDD
10 14 (19.18%) Compatibility Testing
10 14 (19.18%) Integration Testing
10 14 (19.18%) Regression Testing
10 14 (19.18%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (17.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
12 11 (15.07%) Extreme Programming
12 11 (15.07%) Microservices
13 8 (10.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (61.64%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.96%) Scala
5 3 (4.11%) Apex Code
5 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) ISTQB
2 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) ISEB
3 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
1 1 (1.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Oracle
2 19 (26.03%) Atlassian
3 14 (19.18%) Rally
4 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) Concur
7 1 (1.37%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
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