The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 410 427 463
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +36
Contract jobs citing Groovy 231 245 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.10% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 167 133
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £463 £333
% change year-on-year
- +39.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21316 22213 20961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.98% 38.07% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14629 14896 13287
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 502 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy within the UK.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy within the UK.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Groovy
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -2 221 £500 +5.26% 49
London -52 108 £550 +10.00% 23
South East +44 45 £450 -7.69% 11
Yorkshire +26 32 £500 +48.14% 2
West Yorkshire +24 22 £500 +29.03% 1
Leeds +18 20 £500 +25.00% 1
North West +14 20 £500 +5.26% 3
Manchester +4 20 £500 +5.26% 1
City of London +11 18 £575 +9.52% 4
East Sussex - 14 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 13 £475 - 1
Brighton - 11 £400 -
Sheffield - 10 £438 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £438 -
Scotland +18 8 £320 - 1
Oxfordshire +6 7 £575 +8.49%
Worthing - 5 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
Glasgow +15 4 £406 - 1
South West +10 4 £375 -3.22% 1
East of England +10 4 £463 +48.00% 3
Berkshire +4 4 £400 -17.94% 1
Telford - 4 £450 - 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £315 -
Shropshire - 4 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £400 -
Burgess Hill - 4 £318 -
Erskine - 4 £315 -
Cambridgeshire +18 3 £400 +45.45% 1
Tyne and Wear -26 3 £500 -9.09% 1

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Groovy.

1 376 (85.26%) Java
2 301 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (45.12%) Spring
4 196 (44.44%) TDD
5 165 (37.41%) JavaScript
6 155 (35.15%) Continuous Integration
7 151 (34.24%) Git (software)
8 148 (33.56%) Scrum
9 135 (30.61%) Scala
10 124 (28.12%) REST
11 123 (27.89%) Jenkins
11 123 (27.89%) HTML
12 120 (27.21%) RESTful
13 108 (24.49%) JIRA
14 104 (23.58%) Oracle
15 103 (23.36%) Web Services
16 102 (23.13%) Open Source
16 102 (23.13%) HTML5
16 102 (23.13%) Cucumber
17 97 (22.00%) CSS
18 93 (21.09%) SOAP
18 93 (21.09%) Microservices
19 92 (20.86%) SQL
20 90 (20.41%) Hibernate
20 90 (20.41%) Clojure
21 89 (20.18%) JUnit
22 88 (19.95%) MongoDB
23 86 (19.50%) OO
24 85 (19.27%) SOA
24 85 (19.27%) Maven

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills 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 71 (16.10%) Confluence
2 33 (7.48%) Apache
3 23 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.76%) CMS
5 20 (4.54%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.31%) Apache Solr
6 19 (4.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (3.85%) Mule
8 16 (3.63%) nginx
9 13 (2.95%) IIS
10 11 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.81%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.36%) Jetty
14 4 (0.91%) JBoss
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 83 (18.82%) GitHub
2 67 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.59%) PaaS
4 6 (1.36%) Oracle CX
5 5 (1.13%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.68%) Boomi
7 3 (0.68%) Force.com
7 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.45%) IaaS
8 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.31%) HTTP
2 16 (3.63%) LDAP
3 12 (2.72%) DNS
3 12 (2.72%) Firewall
3 12 (2.72%) SSH
4 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.13%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.68%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.95%) MongoDB
2 52 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 51 (11.56%) Oracle Database
4 40 (9.07%) MySQL
5 29 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 20 (4.54%) Relational Database
7 20 (4.54%) SQL Server
8 17 (3.85%) Big Data
9 12 (2.72%) HBase
10 11 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.49%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.13%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.91%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.91%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 151 (34.24%) Git (software)
2 123 (27.89%) Jenkins
3 108 (24.49%) JIRA
4 102 (23.13%) Cucumber
5 89 (20.18%) JUnit
6 85 (19.27%) Maven
7 60 (13.61%) Mockito
8 59 (13.38%) Selenium
9 48 (10.88%) Gradle
9 48 (10.88%) Mercurial
10 41 (9.30%) Hamcrest
11 40 (9.07%) SoapUI
12 36 (8.16%) Spock
13 35 (7.94%) Ant
13 35 (7.94%) WebDriver
14 28 (6.35%) Hudson
15 27 (6.12%) Subversion
16 22 (4.99%) JMeter
17 20 (4.54%) JIRA Agile
18 19 (4.31%) Geb
General
1 80 (18.14%) Finance
2 33 (7.48%) Retail
3 20 (4.54%) Banking
4 12 (2.72%) Marketing
5 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.04%) Games
7 5 (1.13%) Publishing
8 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.68%) Electronics
9 3 (0.68%) Front Office
9 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (62.59%) Developer
2 212 (48.07%) Java Developer
3 87 (19.73%) Senior Developer
4 82 (18.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (12.02%) Scala Developer
6 49 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
7 44 (9.98%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 44 (9.98%) Senior Scala Developer
8 34 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (6.12%) Tester
10 24 (5.44%) Analyst
11 23 (5.22%) Agile Developer
11 23 (5.22%) Agile Java Developer
12 21 (4.76%) Test Engineer
13 19 (4.31%) Test Analyst
14 18 (4.08%) Architect
15 16 (3.63%) Automation Tester
16 14 (3.17%) Java Architect
16 14 (3.17%) Java Engineer
17 13 (2.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (45.12%) Spring
2 124 (28.12%) REST
3 123 (27.89%) HTML
4 120 (27.21%) RESTful
5 103 (23.36%) Web Services
6 102 (23.13%) HTML5
7 97 (22.00%) CSS
8 93 (21.09%) SOAP
9 90 (20.41%) Hibernate
10 80 (18.14%) jQuery
11 77 (17.46%) CSS3
12 76 (17.23%) Grails
13 52 (11.79%) AngularJS
13 52 (11.79%) JAX-RS
14 47 (10.66%) JSP
15 43 (9.75%) Struts
16 37 (8.39%) JSON
17 36 (8.16%) XML
18 34 (7.71%) Node.js
19 28 (6.35%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.66%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.54%) User Experience
4 16 (3.63%) Wiki
5 15 (3.40%) Blog
6 14 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.81%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.59%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.13%) iPad
12 3 (0.68%) DataPower
12 3 (0.68%) Fintech
12 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 84 (19.05%) Linux
2 53 (12.02%) Unix
3 41 (9.30%) Windows
4 21 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 19 (4.31%) CentOS
6 8 (1.81%) Solaris
7 5 (1.13%) Android
8 3 (0.68%) AIX
8 3 (0.68%) HPUX
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (44.44%) TDD
3 155 (35.15%) Continuous Integration
4 148 (33.56%) Scrum
5 102 (23.13%) Open Source
6 93 (21.09%) Microservices
7 86 (19.50%) OO
8 85 (19.27%) BDD
8 85 (19.27%) SOA
9 84 (19.05%) DevOps
10 73 (16.55%) Pair Programming
11 57 (12.93%) Domain-Driven Design
12 51 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (11.34%) OOP
14 48 (10.88%) Software Delivery
15 44 (9.98%) E-Commerce
16 43 (9.75%) Functional Testing
17 41 (9.30%) Software Engineering
18 39 (8.84%) CQRS
19 33 (7.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 376 (85.26%) Java
2 165 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 135 (30.61%) Scala
4 92 (20.86%) SQL
5 90 (20.41%) Clojure
6 41 (9.30%) Python
7 30 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.44%) Jython
9 19 (4.31%) C
9 19 (4.31%) Ruby
10 17 (3.85%) PHP
11 15 (3.40%) Perl
12 9 (2.04%) C++
13 8 (1.81%) VBScript
14 6 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.13%) C#
16 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.68%) Haskell
17 3 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (6.58%) Degree
2 27 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 27 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.63%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.17%) ISEB
5 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.47%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 47 (10.66%) Virtual Machines
2 36 (8.16%) Docker
3 13 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (6.58%) Puppet
2 19 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.72%) Ansible
4 11 (2.49%) Packer
5 7 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.13%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.91%) Kibana
8 3 (0.68%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.68%) Grafana
8 3 (0.68%) Graphite
8 3 (0.68%) MOM
8 3 (0.68%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.45%) logstash
9 2 (0.45%) Rancher
10 1 (0.23%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.23%) Mesos
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 104 (23.58%) Oracle
2 46 (10.43%) Atlassian
3 14 (3.17%) Rally
4 11 (2.49%) Google
5 10 (2.27%) Adobe
5 10 (2.27%) Splunk
6 9 (2.04%) AppDynamics
6 9 (2.04%) MuleSoft
7 8 (1.81%) Sybase
8 7 (1.59%) SAP
9 6 (1.36%) HP
9 6 (1.36%) Siebel
10 5 (1.13%) ForgeRock
11 4 (0.91%) CA
11 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.68%) Akamai
12 3 (0.68%) Compuware
12 3 (0.68%) Dell
12 3 (0.68%) VMware
13 2 (0.45%) IBM
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 400-450 Per Day pls send details
Posted: 24 days ago