Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 196 209
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing Groovy 37 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.76% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 48 23
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £413 £438 £444
90th Percentile £975 £616 £675
Central London median daily rate £481 £525 £575
% change year-on-year -8.33% -8.70% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Groovy is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,677 3,750 3,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.05% 53.06% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,037 3,167 2,653
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% +0.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £18.35 £20.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £85.21 £54.03 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.46% +1.82% -7.78%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) Jenkins
3 30 (81.08%) Docker
3 30 (81.08%) DevOps
4 29 (78.38%) Kubernetes
5 28 (75.68%) Java
6 27 (72.97%) Python
7 25 (67.57%) iPad
7 25 (67.57%) E-Commerce
8 24 (64.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (64.86%) Banking
8 24 (64.86%) Open Source
9 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (59.46%) Scala
10 22 (59.46%) Maven
11 21 (56.76%) Mentoring
11 21 (56.76%) Gradle
12 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
14 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 6 (16.22%) Scrum
14 6 (16.22%) Terraform
15 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (13.51%) Ruby
15 5 (13.51%) Google
15 5 (13.51%) JIRA
15 5 (13.51%) Unix
15 5 (13.51%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (13.51%) Ansible

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 5 (13.51%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.11%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.81%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.41%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Heroku
6 1 (2.70%) npm
6 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
1 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (86.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (59.46%) Maven
3 21 (56.76%) Gradle
4 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.51%) JIRA
6 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium
8 2 (5.41%) Ant
8 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
8 2 (5.41%) Spock
9 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.70%) Grunt
9 1 (2.70%) gulp
9 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.70%) JBehave
9 1 (2.70%) JUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.70%) Sublime Text
9 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (64.86%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (67.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 21 (56.76%) Java Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Head of DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Head of Development
7 1 (2.70%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Kafka
2 3 (8.11%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.41%) Grails
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) EJB
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) J2SE
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) Servlets
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (81.08%) DevOps
3 25 (67.57%) E-Commerce
4 24 (64.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (64.86%) Open Source
5 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (56.76%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 4 (10.81%) Microservices
9 4 (10.81%) TDD
10 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
11 2 (5.41%) High Availability
11 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
11 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) Python
3 22 (59.46%) Scala
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Haskell
7 1 (2.70%) Java 8
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (78.38%) Kubernetes
2 6 (16.22%) Terraform
3 5 (13.51%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) Consul
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Grafana
5 1 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (2.70%) Mesos
5 1 (2.70%) Oozie
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Google
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.70%) webMethods