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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK
Rank 367 451 465
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +14
Contract jobs citing Groovy 241 172 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 133 107
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
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
18145 19595 19355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.54% 38.58% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12394 13264 12975
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 518 421
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 £17.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 January 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 January 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 +77 228 £450 -10.00% 33
London -18 106 £450 -10.00% 13
South East +58 48 £350 +6.87% 5
South West +20 18 £490 +13.29% 4
Milton Keynes - 17 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 17 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +18 15 £295 -23.87% 5
East of England +14 15 £471 +55.53% 2
Devon +17 13 £470 +8.67% 1
Exeter +1 13 £470 +8.67% 1
Berkshire - 11 £450 - 2
North West +26 10 £425 +3.03% 2
West Yorkshire +18 10 £295 -23.87% 4
West Sussex - 9 £488 -
Manchester +22 8 £438 +82.29%
City of London -7 8 £500 -4.76%
Croydon - 8 £350 - 1
Bracknell - 7 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £313 -
Halifax - 7 £295 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £313 -
North East - 7 £313 -
Essex - 7 £473 -
Shropshire +20 5 - -
Surrey +18 5 - - 1
Hampshire +12 5 £575 +75.57%
West Midlands -5 5 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £475 -
Sheffield 0 4 £444 -
South Yorkshire 0 4 £444 -

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 378 (84.75%) Java
2 276 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (38.34%) Jenkins
4 170 (38.12%) JavaScript
5 164 (36.77%) Git (software)
6 137 (30.72%) Scala
7 136 (30.49%) Scrum
7 136 (30.49%) Spring
8 120 (26.91%) TDD
9 115 (25.78%) Maven
10 110 (24.66%) REST
11 109 (24.44%) Linux
12 108 (24.22%) Web Services
13 106 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
14 105 (23.54%) JIRA
15 101 (22.65%) RESTful
15 101 (22.65%) DevOps
16 100 (22.42%) Selenium
17 99 (22.20%) XML
18 98 (21.97%) Gradle
19 89 (19.96%) HTML
20 85 (19.06%) Python
20 85 (19.06%) Open Source
20 85 (19.06%) BDD
21 84 (18.83%) MongoDB
22 76 (17.04%) Confluence
22 76 (17.04%) SQL
23 74 (16.59%) SoapUI
24 73 (16.37%) Microservices
24 73 (16.37%) Continuous Delivery

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 76 (17.04%) Confluence
2 49 (10.99%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.28%) Apache
4 24 (5.38%) WebLogic
5 19 (4.26%) nginx
6 17 (3.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (3.14%) CMS
7 14 (3.14%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.57%) JBoss
9 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.35%) IIS
10 6 (1.35%) Liferay
11 5 (1.12%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.12%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.90%) Mule
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Gliffy
2 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.11%) GitHub
2 50 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.14%) PaaS
4 12 (2.69%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.35%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Slack
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.45%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.52%) HTTP
2 12 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.47%) LDAP
3 11 (2.47%) SSL
4 3 (0.67%) AMQP
5 2 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.83%) MongoDB
2 55 (12.33%) NoSQL
3 44 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (9.64%) MySQL
5 20 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.81%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.59%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.47%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.24%) Neo4j
11 9 (2.02%) Big Data
12 6 (1.35%) HBase
12 6 (1.35%) Redis
13 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.67%) Cloudera CDH
13 3 (0.67%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.45%) JasperReports
14 2 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 171 (38.34%) Jenkins
2 164 (36.77%) Git (software)
3 115 (25.78%) Maven
4 105 (23.54%) JIRA
5 100 (22.42%) Selenium
6 98 (21.97%) Gradle
7 74 (16.59%) SoapUI
8 55 (12.33%) Ant
9 44 (9.87%) Cucumber
10 40 (8.97%) Subversion
11 37 (8.30%) WebDriver
12 33 (7.40%) JUnit
13 32 (7.17%) IntelliJ
14 30 (6.73%) JMeter
15 29 (6.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 27 (6.05%) SonarQube
17 26 (5.83%) Bitbucket
17 26 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (4.93%) gulp
19 20 (4.48%) Mercurial
General
1 65 (14.57%) Finance
2 27 (6.05%) Banking
3 7 (1.57%) Games
3 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.35%) Publishing
5 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.12%) Marketing
5 5 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 262 (58.74%) Developer
2 203 (45.52%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.88%) Senior Developer
4 46 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (10.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (8.52%) Tester
6 31 (6.95%) Scala Developer
7 26 (5.83%) Automation Tester
8 25 (5.61%) Analyst
9 22 (4.93%) Test Analyst
10 20 (4.48%) Java Scala Developer
11 18 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (4.04%) Senior Scala Developer
12 17 (3.81%) Agile Developer
12 17 (3.81%) Agile Java Developer
12 17 (3.81%) Consultant
12 17 (3.81%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 14 (3.14%) Administrator
14 13 (2.91%) Automation Test Analyst
15 12 (2.69%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (30.49%) Spring
2 110 (24.66%) REST
3 108 (24.22%) Web Services
4 101 (22.65%) RESTful
5 99 (22.20%) XML
6 89 (19.96%) HTML
7 72 (16.14%) Grails
8 71 (15.92%) CSS
9 64 (14.35%) Hibernate
10 59 (13.23%) JSON
11 55 (12.33%) HTML5
12 54 (12.11%) SOAP
13 47 (10.54%) Gherkin
14 35 (7.85%) jQuery
15 34 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
16 33 (7.40%) J2EE
17 32 (7.17%) CSS3
18 30 (6.73%) Node.js
19 29 (6.50%) AngularJS
19 29 (6.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.91%) iPad
3 13 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.24%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.02%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.12%) Fintech
9 5 (1.12%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.12%) User Experience
10 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.90%) Clustering
11 3 (0.67%) DataPower
11 3 (0.67%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.67%) Social Media
12 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.45%) Neural Network
12 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 109 (24.44%) Linux
2 49 (10.99%) Unix
3 41 (9.19%) Windows
4 22 (4.93%) Ubuntu
5 10 (2.24%) CentOS
6 9 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.79%) Android
8 7 (1.57%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.12%) Solaris
10 3 (0.67%) SmartOS
11 2 (0.45%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (61.88%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (30.49%) Scrum
3 120 (26.91%) TDD
4 106 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (22.65%) DevOps
6 85 (19.06%) BDD
6 85 (19.06%) Open Source
7 73 (16.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 73 (16.37%) Microservices
8 68 (15.25%) Automated Testing
9 57 (12.78%) Software Engineering
10 55 (12.33%) OO
11 52 (11.66%) Kanban
11 52 (11.66%) Test Automation
12 50 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (10.31%) Unit Testing
14 44 (9.87%) SOA
15 43 (9.64%) Pair Programming
16 42 (9.42%) User Stories
17 39 (8.74%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 378 (84.75%) Java
2 170 (38.12%) JavaScript
3 137 (30.72%) Scala
4 85 (19.06%) Python
5 76 (17.04%) SQL
6 56 (12.56%) Clojure
7 46 (10.31%) Ruby
8 27 (6.05%) Bash Shell
9 26 (5.83%) Perl
10 18 (4.04%) C++
11 13 (2.91%) C#
12 12 (2.69%) Haskell
13 11 (2.47%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.79%) Jython
15 7 (1.57%) PHP
15 7 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.57%) XPath
16 6 (1.35%) F#
17 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.16%) Degree
2 23 (5.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (2.91%) ISEB
5 9 (2.02%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (14.35%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.90%) SDET
System Software
1 41 (9.19%) Docker
2 23 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (8.52%) Ansible
2 33 (7.40%) Puppet
3 23 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.69%) Grafana
4 12 (2.69%) Kibana
5 10 (2.24%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.67%) MOM
7 2 (0.45%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.45%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.45%) Rancher
8 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.22%) Consul
8 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (14.35%) Oracle
2 61 (13.68%) Atlassian
3 23 (5.16%) Google
4 22 (4.93%) IBM
5 19 (4.26%) Splunk
6 12 (2.69%) MuleSoft
7 10 (2.24%) hybris
8 9 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.02%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.57%) Sybase
10 6 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.12%) GigaSpaces
12 4 (0.90%) Adobe
13 3 (0.67%) Facebook
13 3 (0.67%) New Relic
13 3 (0.67%) Siebel
13 3 (0.67%) Solace
13 3 (0.67%) webMethods
14 2 (0.45%) Jaspersoft
14 2 (0.45%) Microsoft
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