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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 427 440 510
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +70
Contract jobs citing Groovy 225 236 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.07% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 158 107
Median daily rate £475 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £324 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.21%
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
21570 22106 21217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.78% 38.13% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14849 15015 13643
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 534 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +9 216 £500 +5.26% 47
London -44 109 £513 +2.50% 18
South East +51 42 £400 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire +37 35 £450 +33.33% 5
West Yorkshire +28 22 £500 +33.33% 4
City of London +8 19 £575 +6.97% 5
Leeds - 19 £500 - 2
North West +15 15 £500 +5.26% 12
East Sussex - 15 £374 - 1
Manchester -6 14 £500 +5.26% 9
West Sussex - 14 £475 -
Sheffield - 13 £438 -
South Yorkshire - 13 £438 -
Brighton - 10 £400 -
Scotland +27 9 £320 - 2
Worthing - 9 £350 -
Croydon - 8 £475 -
Glasgow +15 5 £406 - 2
North East -28 5 £500 -11.11%
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 5 £500 -9.09%
Tyne and Wear -30 5 £500 -9.09%
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £400 -
Telford - 4 £450 - 1
Erskine - 4 £315 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £315 -
Shropshire - 4 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 3 £575 +8.49%
East of England -5 3 £525 +75.00% 5
Bradford - 3 £350 - 2

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 355 (81.42%) Java
2 306 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (42.43%) Spring
4 182 (41.74%) TDD
5 155 (35.55%) JavaScript
6 153 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (34.86%) Scrum
8 148 (33.94%) Scala
9 146 (33.49%) Git (software)
10 128 (29.36%) Jenkins
11 126 (28.90%) REST
12 122 (27.98%) RESTful
13 113 (25.92%) JIRA
14 106 (24.31%) HTML
15 103 (23.62%) Web Services
16 98 (22.48%) Oracle
17 95 (21.79%) Cucumber
18 94 (21.56%) DevOps
19 93 (21.33%) HTML5
19 93 (21.33%) Clojure
20 90 (20.64%) Microservices
20 90 (20.64%) SOAP
21 89 (20.41%) Hibernate
21 89 (20.41%) Open Source
22 87 (19.95%) SQL
23 86 (19.72%) Maven
23 86 (19.72%) MongoDB
24 85 (19.50%) BDD
24 85 (19.50%) JUnit
24 85 (19.50%) OO

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 81 (18.58%) Confluence
2 29 (6.65%) Apache
3 23 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.90%) CMS
6 16 (3.67%) Apache Solr
6 16 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (3.44%) IIS
8 12 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.75%) Mule
8 12 (2.75%) nginx
9 8 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.15%) JBoss
10 5 (1.15%) Jetty
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.46%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 75 (17.20%) GitHub
2 61 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.06%) PaaS
4 6 (1.38%) Oracle CX
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.92%) IaaS
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.69%) Boomi
6 3 (0.69%) Force.com
6 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.50%) LDAP
2 18 (4.13%) HTTP
3 8 (1.83%) DNS
3 8 (1.83%) Firewall
3 8 (1.83%) SSH
4 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.72%) MongoDB
2 57 (13.07%) NoSQL
3 50 (11.47%) Oracle Database
4 38 (8.72%) MySQL
5 37 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.90%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.21%) Big Data
10 11 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.52%) Neo4j
11 9 (2.06%) HBase
12 6 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (1.15%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.15%) MarkLogic
13 5 (1.15%) SimpleDB
14 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 146 (33.49%) Git (software)
2 128 (29.36%) Jenkins
3 113 (25.92%) JIRA
4 95 (21.79%) Cucumber
5 86 (19.72%) Maven
6 85 (19.50%) JUnit
7 67 (15.37%) Selenium
8 60 (13.76%) Mockito
9 50 (11.47%) SoapUI
10 48 (11.01%) Gradle
11 46 (10.55%) Mercurial
12 41 (9.40%) Ant
12 41 (9.40%) Hamcrest
13 37 (8.49%) WebDriver
14 31 (7.11%) Hudson
15 30 (6.88%) Spock
16 28 (6.42%) JIRA Agile
17 25 (5.73%) Subversion
18 22 (5.05%) JMeter
19 19 (4.36%) jMock
General
1 83 (19.04%) Finance
2 29 (6.65%) Retail
3 20 (4.59%) Banking
4 11 (2.52%) Marketing
5 10 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.61%) Games
7 4 (0.92%) Publishing
7 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.69%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Front Office
9 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (59.40%) Developer
2 208 (47.71%) Java Developer
3 87 (19.95%) Senior Developer
4 81 (18.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (12.16%) Scala Developer
6 49 (11.24%) Java Scala Developer
7 43 (9.86%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 43 (9.86%) Senior Scala Developer
8 32 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (6.88%) Tester
10 26 (5.96%) Analyst
11 23 (5.28%) Agile Developer
11 23 (5.28%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (5.05%) Test Analyst
13 18 (4.13%) Test Engineer
14 16 (3.67%) Automation Tester
15 14 (3.21%) Java Engineer
16 13 (2.98%) Administrator
16 13 (2.98%) Architect
16 13 (2.98%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (42.43%) Spring
2 126 (28.90%) REST
3 122 (27.98%) RESTful
4 106 (24.31%) HTML
5 103 (23.62%) Web Services
6 93 (21.33%) HTML5
7 90 (20.64%) SOAP
8 89 (20.41%) Hibernate
9 84 (19.27%) CSS
10 72 (16.51%) CSS3
11 67 (15.37%) jQuery
12 61 (13.99%) Grails
13 49 (11.24%) JAX-RS
14 48 (11.01%) JSP
15 43 (9.86%) AngularJS
15 43 (9.86%) JSON
15 43 (9.86%) Struts
16 36 (8.26%) XML
17 33 (7.57%) Node.js
18 29 (6.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.55%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (2.52%) Blog
6 10 (2.29%) User Experience
7 9 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.06%) Wiki
8 8 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.38%) Fintech
9 6 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.15%) iPad
11 3 (0.69%) DataPower
11 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.58%) Linux
2 48 (11.01%) Unix
3 36 (8.26%) Windows
4 25 (5.73%) Ubuntu
5 23 (5.28%) CentOS
6 8 (1.83%) Solaris
7 4 (0.92%) Android
8 3 (0.69%) AIX
8 3 (0.69%) HPUX
8 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (41.74%) TDD
3 153 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (34.86%) Scrum
5 94 (21.56%) DevOps
6 90 (20.64%) Microservices
7 89 (20.41%) Open Source
8 85 (19.50%) BDD
8 85 (19.50%) OO
9 77 (17.66%) SOA
10 74 (16.97%) Pair Programming
11 59 (13.53%) Domain-Driven Design
12 54 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 49 (11.24%) Software Delivery
14 48 (11.01%) Software Engineering
15 47 (10.78%) OOP
16 44 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (9.86%) Functional Testing
18 42 (9.63%) E-Commerce
19 41 (9.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 355 (81.42%) Java
2 155 (35.55%) JavaScript
3 148 (33.94%) Scala
4 93 (21.33%) Clojure
5 87 (19.95%) SQL
6 40 (9.17%) Python
7 30 (6.88%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.50%) Ruby
9 21 (4.82%) Jython
10 18 (4.13%) Perl
11 17 (3.90%) PHP
12 14 (3.21%) C
13 9 (2.06%) C++
14 8 (1.83%) VBScript
15 5 (1.15%) C#
15 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.92%) XPath
17 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (7.11%) Degree
2 29 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.13%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.67%) ISEB
6 10 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.53%) QA
2 6 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.38%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 44 (10.09%) Virtual Machines
2 32 (7.34%) Docker
3 21 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (7.34%) Puppet
2 20 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (4.13%) Ansible
4 8 (1.83%) Packer
5 7 (1.61%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.92%) Grafana
7 4 (0.92%) Kibana
8 3 (0.69%) MOM
8 3 (0.69%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.46%) Dollar Universe
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
9 2 (0.46%) logstash
9 2 (0.46%) Rancher
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 98 (22.48%) Oracle
2 62 (14.22%) Atlassian
3 16 (3.67%) Rally
4 10 (2.29%) MuleSoft
4 10 (2.29%) Splunk
5 9 (2.06%) Google
6 8 (1.83%) AppDynamics
6 8 (1.83%) Sybase
7 7 (1.61%) SAP
8 6 (1.38%) HP
8 6 (1.38%) Siebel
9 5 (1.15%) Adobe
9 5 (1.15%) ForgeRock
10 4 (0.92%) CA
10 4 (0.92%) IBM
10 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.69%) Compuware
11 3 (0.69%) Dell
11 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.69%) VMware
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