Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 199 221
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing Groovy 42 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.39% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 23
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £411 £438 £455
90th Percentile £708 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £575
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +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 3,823 3,733 3,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.17% 52.64% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,190 3,098 2,800
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £22.99 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.31% -16.39% +5.42%
10th Percentile £16.10 £15.12 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £39.10 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year +51.48% -10.96% +5.42%

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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
3 30 (71.43%) DevOps
4 29 (69.05%) Kubernetes
5 26 (61.90%) Docker
6 25 (59.52%) Java
6 25 (59.52%) Python
7 24 (57.14%) E-Commerce
7 24 (57.14%) Maven
7 24 (57.14%) iPad
8 23 (54.76%) Banking
9 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (38.10%) Scala
11 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
11 15 (35.71%) TDD
11 15 (35.71%) BDD
11 15 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (33.33%) Open Source
12 14 (33.33%) Gradle
12 14 (33.33%) Scrum
13 13 (30.95%) Ruby
13 13 (30.95%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell
13 13 (30.95%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
14 12 (28.57%) IBM
15 11 (26.19%) Finance
15 11 (26.19%) Gerrit

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 13 (30.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (30.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (23.81%) GitHub
3 10 (23.81%) Heroku
3 10 (23.81%) IBM Cloud
3 10 (23.81%) npm
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
5 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
1 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.38%) HBase
4 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 24 (57.14%) Maven
3 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 14 (33.33%) Gradle
5 12 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (26.19%) Gerrit
7 10 (23.81%) Ant
7 10 (23.81%) GitLab
7 10 (23.81%) SonarQube
8 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (9.52%) JIRA
9 4 (9.52%) JUnit
9 4 (9.52%) Mockito
9 4 (9.52%) Selenium
10 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
11 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
11 2 (4.76%) jMock
11 2 (4.76%) Spock
12 1 (2.38%) CF BOSH
12 1 (2.38%) JBehave
General
1 23 (54.76%) Banking
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (57.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Java Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (19.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Head of DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
9 1 (2.38%) Azure Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) Node.js
2 4 (9.52%) Spring
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) Grails
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Kafka
4 2 (4.76%) Dropwizard
4 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) J2SE
4 2 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.38%) JDBC
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) DevOps
3 24 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (35.71%) BDD
5 15 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (35.71%) TDD
6 14 (33.33%) Open Source
6 14 (33.33%) Scrum
7 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.90%) Microservices
10 4 (9.52%) High Availability
10 4 (9.52%) Kanban
10 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
11 3 (7.14%) SDLC
12 2 (4.76%) API Design
12 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
12 2 (4.76%) Low Latency
12 2 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
1 25 (59.52%) Python
2 16 (38.10%) Scala
3 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell
3 13 (30.95%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) Clojure
6 2 (4.76%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.38%) Java 8
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (69.05%) Kubernetes
2 10 (23.81%) Consul
2 10 (23.81%) Mesos
3 5 (11.90%) Terraform
4 4 (9.52%) Ansible
5 2 (4.76%) Grafana
5 2 (4.76%) Kibana
5 2 (4.76%) logstash
6 1 (2.38%) Oozie
6 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.38%) Packer
6 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat