Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 207 211
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 +36
Contract jobs citing Groovy 53 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 0.82% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 26
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £436 £440 £381
90th Percentile £613 £675 £619
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +13.51%
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 3,744 3,187 3,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.02% 50.93% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 2,670 2,776
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £659
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £27.50 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.16% -7.78% +49.10%
10th Percentile £20.30 £16.06 £18.90
90th Percentile £54.03 £55.19 £55.50
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +1.82% -7.78% +49.10%

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 45 (84.91%) Java
2 41 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (66.04%) TDD
4 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
4 30 (56.60%) Web Services
4 30 (56.60%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (52.83%) BDD
6 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
6 27 (50.94%) Docker
7 25 (47.17%) MongoDB
8 24 (45.28%) HTML
8 24 (45.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 23 (43.40%) CSS
9 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
10 22 (41.51%) Domain-Driven Design
10 22 (41.51%) Dropwizard
11 21 (39.62%) gulp
11 21 (39.62%) HTML5
12 20 (37.74%) REST
13 19 (35.85%) Scala
13 19 (35.85%) Scrum
14 18 (33.96%) MVC
14 18 (33.96%) Linux
14 18 (33.96%) AngularJS
15 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
15 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
15 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
16 16 (30.19%) Bash Shell
16 16 (30.19%) Python

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 (9.43%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (9.43%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (56.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) Heroku
3 5 (9.43%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Slack
4 1 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.87%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) FTP
2 10 (18.87%) HTTP
2 10 (18.87%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) MongoDB
2 14 (26.42%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
5 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.55%) Big Data
6 4 (7.55%) HBase
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 21 (39.62%) gulp
3 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
4 15 (28.30%) Gradle
5 12 (22.64%) Grunt
5 12 (22.64%) IntelliJ
6 10 (18.87%) Gatling
7 9 (16.98%) Geb
7 9 (16.98%) GitLab
7 9 (16.98%) Spock
8 8 (15.09%) TeamCity
9 6 (11.32%) JIRA
9 6 (11.32%) Maven
9 6 (11.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (9.43%) Gerrit
10 5 (9.43%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (9.43%) SonarQube
11 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
11 3 (5.66%) Selenium
11 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) Java Developer
3 14 (26.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Unix Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (7.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) Web Services
2 24 (45.28%) HTML
3 23 (43.40%) CSS
4 22 (41.51%) Dropwizard
5 21 (39.62%) HTML5
6 20 (37.74%) REST
7 18 (33.96%) AngularJS
8 14 (26.42%) Guice
8 14 (26.42%) SOAP
9 13 (24.53%) RESTful
9 13 (24.53%) Spring
10 12 (22.64%) Hystrix
10 12 (22.64%) Play Framework
10 12 (22.64%) Scalatra
11 11 (20.75%) React
12 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
12 10 (18.87%) OAuth2
12 10 (18.87%) Ratpack
13 9 (16.98%) Ember.js
13 9 (16.98%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) iPad
2 1 (1.89%) Fintech
2 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) CentOS
3 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.89%) Debian
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (66.04%) TDD
3 28 (52.83%) BDD
4 24 (45.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 23 (43.40%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
6 22 (41.51%) Domain-Driven Design
7 19 (35.85%) Scrum
8 18 (33.96%) MVC
9 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
9 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
10 14 (26.42%) DevOps
10 14 (26.42%) SOA
11 13 (24.53%) Microservices
11 13 (24.53%) Refactoring
12 12 (22.64%) Front End Development
12 12 (22.64%) Kanban
12 12 (22.64%) SOLID
12 12 (22.64%) Web Application Development
12 12 (22.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) Java
2 30 (56.60%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) Scala
4 16 (30.19%) Bash Shell
4 16 (30.19%) Python
5 9 (16.98%) ES6
5 9 (16.98%) Ruby
5 9 (16.98%) TypeScript
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 5 (9.43%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) C++
7 5 (9.43%) XPath
8 2 (3.77%) Clojure
8 2 (3.77%) Go
9 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
1 5 (9.43%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 20022
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Ansible
2 11 (20.75%) Docker Swarm
3 10 (18.87%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.55%) Puppet
5 3 (5.66%) Terraform
6 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.89%) Marathon
7 1 (1.89%) Mesos
7 1 (1.89%) Packer
7 1 (1.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) New Relic
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) IBM