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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 444 530 452
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -78
Contract jobs citing Groovy 209 97 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.48% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 71 115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%

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
20690 20418 19661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.49% 37.62% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14249 13515 12990
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 419 459
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 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
England +96 205 £475 +5.55% 52
London +43 120 £500 +2.04% 35
Yorkshire +26 28 £419 +11.66% 3
South East +12 26 £450 +33.33% 3
West Yorkshire +3 15 £500 +33.33% 2
City of London +38 14 £500 +8.69% 11
Leeds +6 14 £500 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 13 £413 -
Sheffield - 13 £413 -
East Sussex - 12 £438 -
Manchester -11 8 £500 +56.25% 2
North West -22 8 £500 +56.25% 5
South West - 8 £415 - 2
Devon - 7 £415 -
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
Brighton - 5 £500 -
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
Berkshire -2 4 £406 +20.37% 2
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Telford - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 4 £438 -
East of England +13 3 £375 - 2
Hampshire +3 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 3 £500 -28.57%
North East -45 3 £500 -28.57%
Tyne and Wear -47 3 £500 -28.57%
Glasgow - 3 £450 -
East Midlands +11 2 £363 -3.33%
Oxfordshire +10 2 £481 +1.31%
Cambridge - 2 £375 - 2

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Groovy.

1 352 (90.03%) Java
2 275 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (48.34%) TDD
4 179 (45.78%) Spring
5 164 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 155 (39.64%) Git (software)
7 137 (35.04%) HTML
8 135 (34.53%) Continuous Integration
9 122 (31.20%) Web Services
10 118 (30.18%) Scrum
11 117 (29.92%) CSS
11 117 (29.92%) Jenkins
12 116 (29.67%) BDD
13 108 (27.62%) Grails
14 104 (26.60%) REST
15 102 (26.09%) Maven
16 98 (25.06%) Scala
17 91 (23.27%) Cucumber
18 88 (22.51%) JUnit
19 86 (21.99%) HTML5
20 82 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
21 81 (20.72%) Linux
22 80 (20.46%) AngularJS
23 79 (20.20%) Microservices
24 78 (19.95%) jQuery
25 77 (19.69%) Open Source
26 76 (19.44%) DevOps
27 74 (18.93%) RESTful
27 74 (18.93%) Python
27 74 (18.93%) Oracle

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 51 (13.04%) Node.js
2 37 (9.46%) Confluence
3 34 (8.70%) Apache
4 31 (7.93%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (4.60%) CMS
7 16 (4.09%) Jetty
8 13 (3.32%) Apache Solr
8 13 (3.32%) Mule
8 13 (3.32%) nginx
9 10 (2.56%) IIS
10 9 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (2.30%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 82 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (13.55%) GitHub
3 6 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle CX
4 4 (1.02%) Heroku
5 3 (0.77%) Boomi
5 3 (0.77%) PaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.26%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.67%) HTTP
2 18 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.58%) DNS
3 14 (3.58%) Firewall
3 14 (3.58%) SSH
4 5 (1.28%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.28%) LDAP
5 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.86%) MongoDB
2 61 (15.60%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.42%) MySQL
4 26 (6.65%) Hadoop
5 22 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.35%) Big Data
6 17 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.58%) HBase
7 14 (3.58%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.53%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.77%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 155 (39.64%) Git (software)
2 117 (29.92%) Jenkins
3 102 (26.09%) Maven
4 91 (23.27%) Cucumber
5 88 (22.51%) JUnit
6 72 (18.41%) JIRA
7 51 (13.04%) Gradle
8 41 (10.49%) Selenium
8 41 (10.49%) Spock
8 41 (10.49%) Subversion
9 40 (10.23%) Mockito
10 31 (7.93%) JMeter
11 30 (7.67%) SoapUI
12 28 (7.16%) Ant
12 28 (7.16%) IntelliJ
12 28 (7.16%) Mercurial
13 20 (5.12%) Hudson
13 20 (5.12%) WebDriver
14 17 (4.35%) Geb
15 14 (3.58%) jMock
General
1 66 (16.88%) Finance
2 27 (6.91%) Retail
3 23 (5.88%) Banking
4 11 (2.81%) Marketing
5 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.53%) Games
6 3 (0.77%) Front Office
7 2 (0.51%) Advertising
7 2 (0.51%) Electronics
7 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 276 (70.59%) Developer
2 181 (46.29%) Java Developer
3 68 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 66 (16.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (9.97%) Scala Developer
7 32 (8.18%) Java Scala Developer
8 30 (7.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (6.91%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 27 (6.91%) Senior Scala Developer
10 23 (5.88%) Agile Developer
10 23 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
11 19 (4.86%) Architect
11 19 (4.86%) Tester
12 18 (4.60%) Analyst
12 18 (4.60%) UI Developer
13 16 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (4.09%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.84%) Angular Developer
14 15 (3.84%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (45.78%) Spring
2 137 (35.04%) HTML
3 122 (31.20%) Web Services
4 117 (29.92%) CSS
5 108 (27.62%) Grails
6 104 (26.60%) REST
7 86 (21.99%) HTML5
8 80 (20.46%) AngularJS
9 78 (19.95%) jQuery
10 74 (18.93%) Hibernate
10 74 (18.93%) RESTful
11 65 (16.62%) CSS3
12 60 (15.35%) SOAP
13 35 (8.95%) JSON
13 35 (8.95%) XML
14 27 (6.91%) J2EE
15 25 (6.39%) JAX-RS
16 22 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
17 21 (5.37%) Spring MVC
18 20 (5.12%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.44%) User Experience
3 30 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.91%) Visualisation
5 26 (6.65%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.60%) Wiki
7 14 (3.58%) Computer Science
8 13 (3.32%) Blog
9 8 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.77%) Fintech
11 3 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
11 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.51%) DataPower
12 2 (0.51%) iPhone
12 2 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.72%) Linux
2 64 (16.37%) Unix
3 33 (8.44%) Windows
4 13 (3.32%) CentOS
4 13 (3.32%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.28%) Solaris
6 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) VMS
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
9 1 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (48.34%) TDD
3 135 (34.53%) Continuous Integration
4 118 (30.18%) Scrum
5 116 (29.67%) BDD
6 79 (20.20%) Microservices
7 77 (19.69%) Open Source
8 76 (19.44%) DevOps
9 73 (18.67%) Pair Programming
10 68 (17.39%) SOA
11 58 (14.83%) OO
12 56 (14.32%) Software Engineering
13 45 (11.51%) Unit Testing
14 34 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (8.70%) Functional Testing
15 33 (8.44%) E-Commerce
16 32 (8.18%) Front End Development
17 31 (7.93%) Multithreading
17 31 (7.93%) MVC
18 28 (7.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 352 (90.03%) Java
2 164 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 98 (25.06%) Scala
4 74 (18.93%) Python
5 60 (15.35%) SQL
6 59 (15.09%) Clojure
7 42 (10.74%) Bash Shell
8 41 (10.49%) Ruby
9 28 (7.16%) PHP
10 20 (5.12%) Jython
11 17 (4.35%) Perl
12 11 (2.81%) C
13 8 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.77%) C-shell
16 3 (0.77%) Go
16 3 (0.77%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 58 (14.83%) SC Cleared
3 45 (11.51%) Degree
4 21 (5.37%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.58%) ISEB
6 11 (2.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.74%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (13.04%) Docker
2 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (8.18%) Puppet
2 27 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.09%) Ansible
3 16 (4.09%) Graphite
4 12 (3.07%) Packer
5 8 (2.05%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.77%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.77%) Salt
7 2 (0.51%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.51%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) Grafana
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.26%) Kibana
8 1 (0.26%) MOM
8 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.26%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 74 (18.93%) Oracle
2 15 (3.84%) Splunk
3 14 (3.58%) SOASTA, Inc
4 11 (2.81%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.56%) Rally
6 9 (2.30%) Adobe
7 7 (1.79%) Akamai
7 7 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.53%) Google
8 6 (1.53%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.53%) Siebel
8 6 (1.53%) Sybase
8 6 (1.53%) VMware
9 5 (1.28%) SAP
10 4 (1.02%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.02%) HP
11 3 (0.77%) Dell
11 3 (0.77%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.51%) Apple
12 2 (0.51%) CA
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: Up to £500 per day or up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £0 - £475 per day
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