The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 415 440 470
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +30
Contract jobs citing Groovy 213 173 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 133 71
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 211 £475 +5.55% 64
London +26 166 £490 +3.15% 40
City of London +3 39 £525 +18.51% 9
North West - 16 £408 - 5
South East -24 12 £488 +62.50% 2
East of England - 9 £425 - 1
Knutsford - 8 £275 -
Manchester - 8 £475 - 4
Cheshire - 8 £275 -
Berkshire -2 6 £488 +87.50%
Cambridge - 6 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £275 - 1
Slough -2 5 £488 +87.50%
Yorkshire -20 4 £395 - 8
West Yorkshire -21 4 £395 - 3
Surrey -1 3 £300 +50.00% 1
Caterham - 3 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £503 -
Leeds - 2 £400 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £438 -
Suffolk - 2 £438 -
South Wales -2 1 £375 +3.44% 1
Wales -6 1 £375 +3.44% 1
South West -9 1 £388 +19.23% 6
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Tring - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £530 -
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £375 - 1

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy.

1 259 (84.36%) Java
2 212 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (53.09%) TDD
4 119 (38.76%) Spring
5 108 (35.18%) Web Services
6 107 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (33.55%) Scrum
8 90 (29.32%) Git (software)
9 89 (28.99%) RESTful
9 89 (28.99%) BDD
10 84 (27.36%) Ruby
11 79 (25.73%) SOAP
11 79 (25.73%) Linux
12 77 (25.08%) Scala
13 76 (24.76%) Cucumber
14 74 (24.10%) HTML
14 74 (24.10%) Subversion
15 73 (23.78%) SQL
16 72 (23.45%) Grails
16 72 (23.45%) Jenkins
17 67 (21.82%) MongoDB
18 64 (20.85%) JavaScript
19 63 (20.52%) Oracle
19 63 (20.52%) QA
20 62 (20.20%) Maven
20 62 (20.20%) Pair Programming
21 59 (19.22%) Python
22 58 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
22 58 (18.89%) NoSQL
23 56 (18.24%) E-Commerce

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (9.45%) Tomcat
1 29 (9.45%) Confluence
2 25 (8.14%) Node.js
3 22 (7.17%) JBoss
4 21 (6.84%) WebLogic
5 20 (6.51%) Jetty
6 18 (5.86%) Apache
7 15 (4.89%) MQSeries
7 15 (4.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.95%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.63%) Mule
9 5 (1.63%) nginx
9 5 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.30%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.98%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.98%) CMS
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.93%) GitHub
3 8 (2.61%) Boomi
4 5 (1.63%) SaaS
5 4 (1.30%) IaaS
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.21%) HTTP
2 10 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.26%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) Network Security
3 2 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) SMTP
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.33%) NAS
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (21.82%) MongoDB
2 58 (18.89%) NoSQL
3 45 (14.66%) MySQL
4 36 (11.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 35 (11.40%) Hadoop
6 24 (7.82%) HBase
7 19 (6.19%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.56%) Big Data
8 14 (4.56%) SQL Server
8 14 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.91%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.28%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.95%) Redis
12 4 (1.30%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 90 (29.32%) Git (software)
2 76 (24.76%) Cucumber
3 74 (24.10%) Subversion
4 72 (23.45%) Jenkins
5 62 (20.20%) Maven
6 52 (16.94%) JIRA
7 38 (12.38%) SoapUI
8 37 (12.05%) JUnit
9 35 (11.40%) Selenium
9 35 (11.40%) Spock
10 31 (10.10%) IntelliJ
11 30 (9.77%) Geb
12 29 (9.45%) Ant
12 29 (9.45%) Gradle
13 18 (5.86%) Hudson
14 17 (5.54%) Eclipse
14 17 (5.54%) JMeter
15 14 (4.56%) Mockito
16 12 (3.91%) WebDriver
17 8 (2.61%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (6.51%) Finance
1 20 (6.51%) Retail
2 6 (1.95%) Banking
3 5 (1.63%) Front Office
4 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.98%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (60.59%) Developer
2 118 (38.44%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.77%) Tester
4 28 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 23 (7.49%) Automation Tester
6 20 (6.51%) Agile Java Developer
6 20 (6.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (5.86%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.86%) Analyst
8 15 (4.89%) Core Java Developer
9 14 (4.56%) Scala Developer
9 14 (4.56%) Architect
10 9 (2.93%) Test Engineer
10 9 (2.93%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (2.28%) Software Developer
12 6 (1.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (1.95%) Test Analyst
13 5 (1.63%) Analyst Programmer
13 5 (1.63%) Programmer
13 5 (1.63%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (38.76%) Spring
2 108 (35.18%) Web Services
3 89 (28.99%) RESTful
4 79 (25.73%) SOAP
5 74 (24.10%) HTML
6 72 (23.45%) Grails
7 56 (18.24%) XML
8 46 (14.98%) JSON
9 44 (14.33%) AngularJS
10 42 (13.68%) Hibernate
10 42 (13.68%) J2EE
11 41 (13.36%) REST
12 39 (12.70%) JAX-RS
13 34 (11.07%) CSS
14 30 (9.77%) Apache Camel
15 28 (9.12%) Spring Boot
16 26 (8.47%) HTML5
17 23 (7.49%) Spring MVC
18 20 (6.51%) WSDL
19 17 (5.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.21%) Social Media
2 15 (4.89%) iPad
3 11 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.61%) User Experience
5 7 (2.28%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.63%) Blog
7 5 (1.63%) Life Science
7 5 (1.63%) Chemistry
7 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.30%) Linked Data
9 3 (0.98%) Telematics
10 2 (0.65%) Ergonomics
10 2 (0.65%) Wiki
10 2 (0.65%) Economics
10 2 (0.65%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.73%) Linux
2 29 (9.45%) UNIX
3 26 (8.47%) CentOS
4 22 (7.17%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.63%) Windows
6 4 (1.30%) Android
6 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Fedora
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (53.09%) TDD
3 107 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
4 103 (33.55%) Scrum
5 89 (28.99%) BDD
6 62 (20.20%) Pair Programming
7 56 (18.24%) E-Commerce
8 55 (17.92%) Open Source
9 43 (14.01%) SOA
10 40 (13.03%) Multithreading
11 37 (12.05%) MVC
12 33 (10.75%) SDLC
13 32 (10.42%) Kanban
14 31 (10.10%) Microservices
15 30 (9.77%) DevOps
16 29 (9.45%) Software Engineering
16 29 (9.45%) OO
17 27 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (6.51%) API Development
18 20 (6.51%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (84.36%) Java
2 84 (27.36%) Ruby
3 77 (25.08%) Scala
4 73 (23.78%) SQL
5 64 (20.85%) JavaScript
6 59 (19.22%) Python
7 26 (8.47%) C#
8 24 (7.82%) Perl
9 17 (5.54%) C++
10 14 (4.56%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.56%) Clojure
11 9 (2.93%) PHP
12 5 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.98%) Go
15 2 (0.65%) R
15 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.65%) Jython
15 2 (0.65%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 34 (11.07%) Degree
2 28 (9.12%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) ISEB
5 4 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (20.52%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (12.70%) Docker
2 12 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.63%) KVM
4 3 (0.98%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (10.10%) Puppet
2 21 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.93%) Graphite
4 5 (1.63%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.63%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.30%) Salt
6 3 (0.98%) Kibana
6 3 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.65%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) Oozie
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (20.52%) Oracle
2 16 (5.21%) ATG
3 15 (4.89%) Perforce
3 15 (4.89%) Endeca
4 14 (4.56%) VMware
5 13 (4.23%) SOASTA, Inc
6 10 (3.26%) MuleSoft
7 9 (2.93%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.61%) Dell
9 7 (2.28%) HP
10 6 (1.95%) BMC
10 6 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.63%) Sybase
11 5 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.30%) webMethods
13 3 (0.98%) IBM
13 3 (0.98%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.98%) hybris
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