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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 435 500 459
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -41
Contract jobs citing Groovy 217 135 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 99 121
Median daily rate £475 £470 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.49

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
20993 21025 20238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 38.13% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14405 14060 13157
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 430
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £51.30 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 June 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 +64 209 £475 +1.06% 57
London -9 99 £550 +12.24% 34
South East +33 39 £435 +8.61% 10
Yorkshire +24 31 £463 +18.58% 3
West Yorkshire +13 20 £500 +28.20% 1
Leeds +11 19 £500 +25.00% 1
North West 0 18 £500 +58.73% 4
Manchester -1 18 £500 +51.51%
East Sussex - 14 £438 - 1
City of London +19 13 £575 +19.79% 10
Sheffield - 11 £413 - 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £413 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £455 -
West Midlands - 7 £450 -
Brighton - 7 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 6 £550 +15.78%
Berkshire -3 6 £400 -0.12% 1
Shropshire - 6 £450 -
Telford - 6 £450 -
Scotland - 6 £375 -
South West +7 5 £415 +7.09% 5
East of England +16 4 £388 -11.42%
Burgess Hill - 4 £318 -
Hampshire - 4 £375 - 1
Devon - 3 £415 -
Erskine - 3 £320 -
Cambridge - 3 £388 -
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £388 -
Glasgow - 3 £450 -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 369 (90.00%) Java
2 283 (69.02%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (48.29%) TDD
4 192 (46.83%) Spring
5 171 (41.71%) JavaScript
6 153 (37.32%) Git (software)
7 142 (34.63%) Continuous Integration
8 139 (33.90%) HTML
9 123 (30.00%) Scrum
10 121 (29.51%) Jenkins
11 119 (29.02%) CSS
12 118 (28.78%) Web Services
13 115 (28.05%) BDD
14 112 (27.32%) Scala
15 108 (26.34%) Grails
16 106 (25.85%) REST
17 101 (24.63%) Maven
18 97 (23.66%) JUnit
19 95 (23.17%) RESTful
20 93 (22.68%) HTML5
20 93 (22.68%) Cucumber
21 89 (21.71%) Open Source
22 87 (21.22%) jQuery
23 85 (20.73%) Microservices
24 82 (20.00%) Oracle
24 82 (20.00%) Linux
24 82 (20.00%) Pair Programming
25 81 (19.76%) Hibernate
25 81 (19.76%) JIRA
26 79 (19.27%) DevOps

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 39 (9.51%) Confluence
2 33 (8.05%) Apache
3 27 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.37%) CMS
5 21 (5.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (3.41%) Apache Solr
6 14 (3.41%) Jetty
6 14 (3.41%) Mule
7 13 (3.17%) IIS
7 13 (3.17%) nginx
8 9 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.95%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.24%) JBoss
12 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 71 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (14.88%) GitHub
3 7 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.46%) Oracle CX
5 5 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.22%) PaaS
6 3 (0.73%) Boomi
6 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.49%) Force.com
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.24%) Heroku
8 1 (0.24%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.83%) HTTP
2 14 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.17%) DNS
3 13 (3.17%) Firewall
3 13 (3.17%) SSH
4 5 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.22%) LDAP
5 4 (0.98%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) DSL
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.80%) MongoDB
2 59 (14.39%) NoSQL
3 37 (9.02%) MySQL
4 27 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 23 (5.61%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.63%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.15%) Big Data
9 16 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.68%) HBase
12 8 (1.95%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.22%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.73%) BigQuery
16 3 (0.73%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 153 (37.32%) Git (software)
2 121 (29.51%) Jenkins
3 101 (24.63%) Maven
4 97 (23.66%) JUnit
5 93 (22.68%) Cucumber
6 81 (19.76%) JIRA
7 54 (13.17%) Gradle
8 47 (11.46%) Mockito
9 45 (10.98%) Selenium
10 44 (10.73%) Spock
11 35 (8.54%) Mercurial
12 34 (8.29%) Subversion
13 31 (7.56%) SoapUI
14 30 (7.32%) Ant
15 27 (6.59%) JMeter
16 26 (6.34%) Hudson
16 26 (6.34%) WebDriver
17 24 (5.85%) IntelliJ
18 21 (5.12%) Hamcrest
19 19 (4.63%) Geb
General
1 68 (16.59%) Finance
2 28 (6.83%) Retail
3 14 (3.41%) Banking
4 13 (3.17%) Marketing
5 9 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.20%) Games
6 4 (0.98%) Electronics
6 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.98%) Publishing
6 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Front Office
7 3 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 289 (70.49%) Developer
2 194 (47.32%) Java Developer
3 73 (17.80%) Senior Developer
4 70 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 44 (10.73%) Scala Developer
6 41 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (9.02%) Java Scala Developer
8 32 (7.80%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 32 (7.80%) Senior Scala Developer
9 26 (6.34%) Agile Developer
9 26 (6.34%) Agile Java Developer
9 26 (6.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 22 (5.37%) Architect
11 20 (4.88%) Tester
12 18 (4.39%) Analyst
13 16 (3.90%) Angular Developer
13 16 (3.90%) Java Engineer
13 16 (3.90%) QA Engineer
14 15 (3.66%) Automation Developer
14 15 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (46.83%) Spring
2 139 (33.90%) HTML
3 119 (29.02%) CSS
4 118 (28.78%) Web Services
5 108 (26.34%) Grails
6 106 (25.85%) REST
7 95 (23.17%) RESTful
8 93 (22.68%) HTML5
9 87 (21.22%) jQuery
10 81 (19.76%) Hibernate
11 71 (17.32%) CSS3
12 70 (17.07%) AngularJS
13 65 (15.85%) SOAP
14 41 (10.00%) XML
15 40 (9.76%) JSON
16 38 (9.27%) Node.js
17 31 (7.56%) JAX-RS
18 27 (6.59%) J2EE
19 25 (6.10%) JSP
19 25 (6.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.80%) User Experience
3 31 (7.56%) Mobile App
4 23 (5.61%) Visualisation
5 17 (4.15%) Wiki
6 16 (3.90%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.41%) Blog
8 11 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.22%) iPad
10 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.73%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.49%) DataPower
12 2 (0.49%) iPhone
12 2 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.00%) Linux
2 62 (15.12%) Unix
3 39 (9.51%) Windows
4 9 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.71%) CentOS
6 6 (1.46%) Android
6 6 (1.46%) Solaris
7 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.49%) AIX
9 2 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (69.02%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (48.29%) TDD
3 142 (34.63%) Continuous Integration
4 123 (30.00%) Scrum
5 115 (28.05%) BDD
6 89 (21.71%) Open Source
7 85 (20.73%) Microservices
8 82 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 79 (19.27%) DevOps
10 78 (19.02%) SOA
11 66 (16.10%) OO
12 52 (12.68%) Software Engineering
13 42 (10.24%) Unit Testing
14 39 (9.51%) E-Commerce
14 39 (9.51%) MVC
15 37 (9.02%) Domain-Driven Design
16 36 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (8.78%) Functional Testing
17 35 (8.54%) Software Delivery
18 32 (7.80%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 369 (90.00%) Java
2 171 (41.71%) JavaScript
3 112 (27.32%) Scala
4 72 (17.56%) SQL
5 69 (16.83%) Clojure
6 57 (13.90%) Python
7 38 (9.27%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.07%) Ruby
9 23 (5.61%) Jython
9 23 (5.61%) PHP
10 17 (4.15%) C
11 15 (3.66%) Perl
12 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.22%) C++
13 5 (1.22%) VBScript
14 4 (0.98%) C#
14 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.73%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 49 (11.95%) SC Cleared
1 49 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.24%) Degree
3 17 (4.15%) ISEB
4 16 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.46%) QA
2 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.46%) ISO 14001
2 6 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 48 (11.71%) Docker
2 34 (8.29%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (7.07%) Puppet
2 22 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.66%) Ansible
4 12 (2.93%) Packer
5 11 (2.68%) Graphite
6 10 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.73%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.73%) Grafana
7 3 (0.73%) Kibana
7 3 (0.73%) Salt
8 2 (0.49%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.49%) logstash
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
8 2 (0.49%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) Mesos
9 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 82 (20.00%) Oracle
2 16 (3.90%) Atlassian
3 15 (3.66%) Splunk
4 13 (3.17%) Rally
5 9 (2.20%) Adobe
5 9 (2.20%) AppDynamics
5 9 (2.20%) Google
6 8 (1.95%) SAP
6 8 (1.95%) SOASTA, Inc
7 7 (1.71%) Akamai
7 7 (1.71%) ForgeRock
8 6 (1.46%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.46%) Siebel
8 6 (1.46%) Sybase
9 5 (1.22%) HP
9 5 (1.22%) VMware
10 3 (0.73%) CA
10 3 (0.73%) Dell
10 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.49%) Apple
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