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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK
Rank 355 435 489
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +54
Contract jobs citing Groovy 259 183 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 0.94% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 131 99
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18433 19551 19825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.65% 38.23% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12670 13272 13053
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 482 421
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +93 242 £450 -10.00% 42
London -13 118 £450 -12.19% 21
South East +60 52 £425 +29.77% 7
South West +14 19 £480 +10.98% 2
Milton Keynes - 18 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 18 £350 - 2
Devon +4 15 £470 +8.67% 1
Exeter -2 15 £470 +8.67% 1
Croydon - 15 £375 -
Berkshire +32 13 £450 +8.43% 3
East of England +5 12 £450 +22.44% 2
North East - 12 £349 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £349 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £349 - 1
Bracknell - 12 £450 - 1
City of London +1 10 £513 +5.12% 2
West Sussex -3 10 £500 +56.82% 1
Yorkshire +25 9 £310 -20.00% 5
North West +14 9 £383 -7.27% 4
Essex - 8 £471 -
West Yorkshire +16 7 £295 -23.87% 4
West Midlands +5 7 £350 +27.27%
Shropshire +29 6 - -
Manchester +9 6 £383 -4.37% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £473 -
Hampshire +9 5 £575 +75.57% 1
Surrey - 5 - -
Halifax - 5 £295 - 1
Worthing - 4 £500 - 1
Northampton - 4 - -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 376 (85.45%) Java
2 262 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (40.23%) Jenkins
4 173 (39.32%) Git (software)
5 156 (35.45%) JavaScript
6 138 (31.36%) Scrum
7 129 (29.32%) Scala
8 127 (28.86%) Maven
9 124 (28.18%) Spring
10 122 (27.73%) DevOps
11 118 (26.82%) Linux
12 115 (26.14%) Web Services
13 114 (25.91%) TDD
14 111 (25.23%) REST
14 111 (25.23%) Selenium
15 110 (25.00%) Gradle
16 109 (24.77%) XML
17 100 (22.73%) Python
17 100 (22.73%) BDD
18 91 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (20.23%) RESTful
20 87 (19.77%) Open Source
21 85 (19.32%) MongoDB
22 84 (19.09%) HTML
23 83 (18.86%) JIRA
24 80 (18.18%) Automated Testing
25 73 (16.59%) SQL
26 72 (16.36%) Oracle
27 69 (15.68%) SoapUI
28 68 (15.45%) CSS

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 56 (12.73%) Confluence
2 55 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 34 (7.73%) WebLogic
4 31 (7.05%) Apache
5 26 (5.91%) nginx
6 23 (5.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 20 (4.55%) CMS
8 14 (3.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.82%) JBoss
9 8 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.91%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.91%) Liferay
11 4 (0.91%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.68%) IIS
12 3 (0.68%) Mule
13 2 (0.45%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Gliffy
2 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (10.68%) GitHub
3 20 (4.55%) PaaS
4 15 (3.41%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.91%) IaaS
5 4 (0.91%) Slack
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.23%) G Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.82%) HTTP
2 14 (3.18%) SSL
2 14 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.73%) LDAP
4 3 (0.68%) AMQP
5 2 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.32%) MongoDB
2 58 (13.18%) NoSQL
3 46 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (9.77%) MySQL
5 22 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.32%) SQL Server
7 14 (3.18%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.73%) Neo4j
9 11 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 9 (2.05%) Big Data
11 7 (1.59%) Redis
12 6 (1.36%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.36%) HBase
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.68%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.68%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.68%) QlikView
13 3 (0.68%) Riak
Development Applications
1 177 (40.23%) Jenkins
2 173 (39.32%) Git (software)
3 127 (28.86%) Maven
4 111 (25.23%) Selenium
5 110 (25.00%) Gradle
6 83 (18.86%) JIRA
7 69 (15.68%) SoapUI
8 60 (13.64%) Ant
9 44 (10.00%) Subversion
10 40 (9.09%) Cucumber
10 40 (9.09%) IntelliJ
10 40 (9.09%) WebDriver
11 32 (7.27%) gulp
11 32 (7.27%) JMeter
12 31 (7.05%) Bitbucket
13 29 (6.59%) JUnit
14 28 (6.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (5.45%) SonarQube
16 22 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
17 21 (4.77%) Grunt
General
1 53 (12.05%) Finance
2 19 (4.32%) Banking
3 7 (1.59%) Games
4 6 (1.36%) Publishing
4 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.14%) Marketing
5 5 (1.14%) Retail
6 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 262 (59.55%) Developer
2 191 (43.41%) Java Developer
3 59 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (9.55%) Senior Developer
5 40 (9.09%) Tester
6 35 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (6.14%) Automation Tester
8 26 (5.91%) Scala Developer
9 20 (4.55%) Analyst
10 18 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (4.09%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.86%) Agile Developer
11 17 (3.86%) Agile Java Developer
12 16 (3.64%) Developer in Test
13 14 (3.18%) Consultant
14 13 (2.95%) Automation Test Analyst
14 13 (2.95%) Java Engineer
14 13 (2.95%) QA Tester
15 12 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (2.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (28.18%) Spring
2 115 (26.14%) Web Services
3 111 (25.23%) REST
4 109 (24.77%) XML
5 89 (20.23%) RESTful
6 84 (19.09%) HTML
7 68 (15.45%) CSS
8 66 (15.00%) Grails
8 66 (15.00%) JSON
9 54 (12.27%) Gherkin
9 54 (12.27%) Hibernate
10 48 (10.91%) HTML5
11 46 (10.45%) SOAP
12 34 (7.73%) Node.js
13 32 (7.27%) AngularJS
14 30 (6.82%) J2EE
14 30 (6.82%) XSLT
15 29 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
16 27 (6.14%) Java EE
16 27 (6.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.64%) iPad
2 15 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 11 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.14%) Fintech
6 5 (1.14%) User Experience
7 4 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.91%) Clustering
8 3 (0.68%) DataPower
8 3 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.68%) Social Media
8 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 118 (26.82%) Linux
2 52 (11.82%) Unix
3 41 (9.32%) Windows
4 24 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 13 (2.95%) CentOS
6 8 (1.82%) Android
7 7 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.91%) SmartOS
8 4 (0.91%) Solaris
9 2 (0.45%) Debian
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (31.36%) Scrum
3 122 (27.73%) DevOps
4 114 (25.91%) TDD
5 100 (22.73%) BDD
6 91 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (19.77%) Open Source
8 80 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 68 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 67 (15.23%) Kanban
11 65 (14.77%) Software Engineering
12 64 (14.55%) Microservices
13 60 (13.64%) Test Automation
14 48 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (10.68%) OO
16 45 (10.23%) Unit Testing
17 42 (9.55%) User Stories
18 40 (9.09%) Pair Programming
19 38 (8.64%) API Testing
19 38 (8.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 376 (85.45%) Java
2 156 (35.45%) JavaScript
3 129 (29.32%) Scala
4 100 (22.73%) Python
5 73 (16.59%) SQL
6 56 (12.73%) Ruby
7 40 (9.09%) Clojure
8 30 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 27 (6.14%) Perl
10 20 (4.55%) C++
11 17 (3.86%) C#
12 16 (3.64%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.41%) Haskell
14 9 (2.05%) PHP
15 7 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.59%) XPath
16 6 (1.36%) F#
16 6 (1.36%) Jython
16 6 (1.36%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.14%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 36 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.55%) Degree
4 18 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.27%) ISEB
6 5 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.91%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (14.55%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.91%) SDET
System Software
1 49 (11.14%) Docker
2 24 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (11.14%) Ansible
2 39 (8.86%) Puppet
3 28 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.41%) Grafana
4 15 (3.41%) Kibana
5 11 (2.50%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.59%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.68%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.68%) Terraform
8 2 (0.45%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.23%) Consul
9 1 (0.23%) MOM
9 1 (0.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 72 (16.36%) Oracle
2 45 (10.23%) Atlassian
3 26 (5.91%) Google
4 24 (5.45%) Splunk
5 23 (5.23%) IBM
6 14 (3.18%) Sitecore
7 11 (2.50%) hybris
8 9 (2.05%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.36%) Adobe
10 6 (1.36%) New Relic
11 5 (1.14%) Guidewire
11 5 (1.14%) HP
11 5 (1.14%) Sybase
12 4 (0.91%) GigaSpaces
13 3 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (0.68%) Facebook
13 3 (0.68%) Jaspersoft
13 3 (0.68%) Siebel
13 3 (0.68%) webMethods
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