The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Groovy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Groovy
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 153 186
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 18 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.80% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 7
Median daily rate £550 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +3.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1596 1623 2310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.00% 46.52% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 1380 1847
Median daily rate £500 £485 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +5.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 13
Median hourly rate £28.35 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.97% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Groovy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the City of London

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the City of London

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) TDD
4 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 15 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (60.00%) BDD
5 14 (56.00%) Kanban
5 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (56.00%) Refactoring
5 14 (56.00%) QA
6 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) HTML
6 13 (52.00%) CSS
7 12 (48.00%) Web Services
7 12 (48.00%) Pair Programming
7 12 (48.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
7 12 (48.00%) HTML5
7 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (48.00%) gulp
8 11 (44.00%) Front End Development
8 11 (44.00%) SOLID
8 11 (44.00%) Dropwizard
8 11 (44.00%) Hystrix
8 11 (44.00%) React
8 11 (44.00%) Web Application Development
8 11 (44.00%) Grunt
8 11 (44.00%) Play Framework
8 11 (44.00%) Scalatra

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) HBase
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (48.00%) gulp
3 11 (44.00%) Grunt
3 11 (44.00%) IntelliJ
4 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.00%) Maven
6 3 (12.00%) Gradle
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) JUnit
6 3 (12.00%) Subversion
7 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (8.00%) Gerrit
7 2 (8.00%) jMock
7 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (4.00%) Ant
8 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (4.00%) Selenium
8 1 (4.00%) Spock
8 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
8 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (48.00%) HTML5
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) Dropwizard
3 11 (44.00%) Hystrix
3 11 (44.00%) Play Framework
3 11 (44.00%) React
3 11 (44.00%) Scalatra
4 4 (16.00%) Spring
5 3 (12.00%) RxJava
6 2 (8.00%) Grails
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
7 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
7 1 (4.00%) LESS
7 1 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
7 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) BDD
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 14 (56.00%) Kanban
4 14 (56.00%) Refactoring
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Pair Programming
7 11 (44.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (44.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (44.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (44.00%) MVC
7 11 (44.00%) SOA
7 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (44.00%) SOLID
7 11 (44.00%) Web Application Development
7 11 (44.00%) Web Development
8 10 (40.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) New Relic
2 2 (8.00%) Veracode
2 2 (8.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago