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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 429 465 443
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Contract jobs citing Groovy 230 182 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 129 126
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
21226 21570 19987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 37.87% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14541 14498 12816
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 445 437 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 +24 221 £500 +5.26% 70
London -38 104 £575 +17.34% 40
South East +48 46 £450 -7.69% 18
Yorkshire +21 28 £475 +20.25% 5
East Sussex - 21 £400 - 6
West Yorkshire +21 20 £500 +26.58% 3
Leeds +18 20 £500 +25.00% 2
Manchester +9 19 £500 +5.26%
North West +7 19 £500 +51.51% 2
Brighton - 16 £488 - 4
City of London +28 14 £575 +9.52% 11
Oxfordshire +13 9 £575 +14.42%
West Sussex - 8 £350 - 4
South Yorkshire - 8 £438 - 1
Sheffield - 8 £438 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £450 -
Scotland - 7 £320 - 1
East of England +18 6 £400 -8.57% 2
Telford - 6 £450 -
Shropshire - 6 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £500 -
Erskine - 5 £320 -
North East - 5 £500 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £320 -
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £388 -
Burgess Hill - 4 £318 -
Cambridge +14 3 £388 -
South West -2 3 £431 +11.29% 2
Berkshire -3 3 £400 -17.94% 1

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 391 (86.70%) Java
2 310 (68.74%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (45.23%) TDD
4 203 (45.01%) Spring
5 183 (40.58%) JavaScript
6 149 (33.04%) Git (software)
7 147 (32.59%) HTML
8 146 (32.37%) Continuous Integration
9 143 (31.71%) Scrum
10 126 (27.94%) Scala
11 123 (27.27%) CSS
12 118 (26.16%) REST
12 118 (26.16%) Jenkins
13 109 (24.17%) Web Services
14 108 (23.95%) JUnit
15 107 (23.73%) BDD
16 105 (23.28%) jQuery
17 104 (23.06%) Grails
18 103 (22.84%) HTML5
18 103 (22.84%) Cucumber
19 101 (22.39%) RESTful
20 100 (22.17%) Oracle
21 99 (21.95%) Open Source
22 97 (21.51%) Microservices
23 94 (20.84%) Linux
24 91 (20.18%) JIRA
25 90 (19.96%) SOA
26 89 (19.73%) Maven
26 89 (19.73%) MongoDB
27 87 (19.29%) 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 54 (11.97%) Confluence
2 29 (6.43%) Apache
3 21 (4.66%) CMS
4 19 (4.21%) Apache Solr
4 19 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (3.55%) Mule
7 15 (3.33%) nginx
8 13 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.88%) IIS
9 11 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.77%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.55%) Jetty
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.22%) JBoss
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.52%) GitHub
2 67 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.33%) Oracle CX
5 5 (1.11%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.67%) Boomi
6 3 (0.67%) Force.com
6 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.43%) HTTP
2 16 (3.55%) LDAP
3 13 (2.88%) DNS
3 13 (2.88%) Firewall
3 13 (2.88%) SSH
4 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.11%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.89%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) DSL
7 1 (0.22%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.73%) MongoDB
2 55 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 44 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 42 (9.31%) MySQL
5 29 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (5.54%) Hadoop
7 21 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.43%) SQL Server
9 19 (4.21%) Big Data
10 14 (3.10%) HBase
11 13 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.66%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (1.11%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.89%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.89%) MarkLogic
15 4 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.89%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 149 (33.04%) Git (software)
2 118 (26.16%) Jenkins
3 108 (23.95%) JUnit
4 103 (22.84%) Cucumber
5 91 (20.18%) JIRA
6 89 (19.73%) Maven
7 58 (12.86%) Mockito
8 55 (12.20%) Selenium
9 50 (11.09%) Gradle
10 40 (8.87%) Mercurial
11 39 (8.65%) Spock
12 37 (8.20%) Hamcrest
13 36 (7.98%) SoapUI
14 35 (7.76%) Ant
15 34 (7.54%) WebDriver
16 28 (6.21%) Subversion
17 27 (5.99%) Hudson
18 22 (4.88%) JMeter
19 19 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 19 (4.21%) Geb
General
1 77 (17.07%) Finance
2 30 (6.65%) Retail
3 14 (3.10%) Banking
3 14 (3.10%) Marketing
4 9 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.77%) Games
6 4 (0.89%) Electronics
6 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.89%) Publishing
6 4 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.67%) Front Office
7 3 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 300 (66.52%) Developer
2 209 (46.34%) Java Developer
3 86 (19.07%) Senior Developer
4 80 (17.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (10.64%) Scala Developer
6 44 (9.76%) Java Scala Developer
7 38 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (8.20%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 37 (8.20%) Senior Scala Developer
9 26 (5.76%) Agile Developer
9 26 (5.76%) Agile Java Developer
10 25 (5.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (5.10%) Tester
12 21 (4.66%) Architect
12 21 (4.66%) Test Engineer
13 19 (4.21%) Analyst
14 16 (3.55%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (3.55%) QA Engineer
15 15 (3.33%) Angular Developer
15 15 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (45.01%) Spring
2 147 (32.59%) HTML
3 123 (27.27%) CSS
4 118 (26.16%) REST
5 109 (24.17%) Web Services
6 105 (23.28%) jQuery
7 104 (23.06%) Grails
8 103 (22.84%) HTML5
9 101 (22.39%) RESTful
10 85 (18.85%) SOAP
11 79 (17.52%) Hibernate
12 78 (17.29%) CSS3
13 67 (14.86%) AngularJS
14 48 (10.64%) JAX-RS
15 41 (9.09%) JSP
16 40 (8.87%) Node.js
16 40 (8.87%) XML
17 39 (8.65%) JSON
17 39 (8.65%) Struts
18 30 (6.65%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (7.98%) User Experience
3 32 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.87%) Mobile App
5 23 (5.10%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.77%) Wiki
7 16 (3.55%) Blog
8 12 (2.66%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.77%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.55%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.11%) iPad
12 5 (1.11%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.67%) Fintech
13 3 (0.67%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.44%) DataPower
14 2 (0.44%) iPhone
14 2 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
14 2 (0.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 94 (20.84%) Linux
2 57 (12.64%) Unix
3 41 (9.09%) Windows
4 21 (4.66%) Ubuntu
5 19 (4.21%) CentOS
6 7 (1.55%) Solaris
7 6 (1.33%) Android
8 3 (0.67%) AIX
8 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.67%) HPUX
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (68.74%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (45.23%) TDD
3 146 (32.37%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (31.71%) Scrum
5 107 (23.73%) BDD
6 99 (21.95%) Open Source
7 97 (21.51%) Microservices
8 90 (19.96%) SOA
9 87 (19.29%) DevOps
10 76 (16.85%) OO
10 76 (16.85%) Pair Programming
11 53 (11.75%) Domain-Driven Design
12 45 (9.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (9.53%) Software Engineering
14 42 (9.31%) OOP
15 41 (9.09%) E-Commerce
16 40 (8.87%) Software Delivery
17 39 (8.65%) Functional Testing
17 39 (8.65%) MVC
18 35 (7.76%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 391 (86.70%) Java
2 183 (40.58%) JavaScript
3 126 (27.94%) Scala
4 87 (19.29%) SQL
5 81 (17.96%) Clojure
6 51 (11.31%) Python
7 35 (7.76%) Bash Shell
8 28 (6.21%) Jython
9 24 (5.32%) Ruby
10 21 (4.66%) C
11 19 (4.21%) PHP
12 14 (3.10%) Perl
13 8 (1.77%) VBScript
14 7 (1.55%) C++
15 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.11%) C#
17 4 (0.89%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.67%) C-shell
18 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 48 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.54%) Degree
3 16 (3.55%) DV Cleared
3 16 (3.55%) ISEB
3 16 (3.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.97%) QA
2 6 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.33%) SDET
3 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 41 (9.09%) Docker
2 39 (8.65%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (7.32%) Puppet
2 21 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.10%) Ansible
4 12 (2.66%) Packer
5 9 (2.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.89%) Graphite
8 3 (0.67%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.67%) Grafana
8 3 (0.67%) Kibana
8 3 (0.67%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.44%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.44%) logstash
9 2 (0.44%) Salt
10 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.22%) Mesos
10 1 (0.22%) MOM
10 1 (0.22%) Nagios
10 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 100 (22.17%) Oracle
2 31 (6.87%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.88%) Rally
4 12 (2.66%) Splunk
5 11 (2.44%) Adobe
6 10 (2.22%) Google
7 9 (2.00%) AppDynamics
7 9 (2.00%) SAP
8 7 (1.55%) Akamai
8 7 (1.55%) ForgeRock
8 7 (1.55%) HP
9 6 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.33%) Siebel
9 6 (1.33%) Sybase
10 5 (1.11%) VMware
11 4 (0.89%) CA
11 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.67%) Compuware
12 3 (0.67%) Dell
13 2 (0.44%) Apple
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