Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 218 202
Rank change year-on-year +51 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Groovy 26 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.01% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 49
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £401 £413 £440
90th Percentile £647 £975 £615
Central London median daily rate £510 £481 £525
% change year-on-year +5.97% -8.33% -8.70%
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 2,361 3,651 3,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.22% 54.00% 53.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,889 3,014 3,192
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £390 £388 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.09 £27.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% +34.65% +0.16%
10th Percentile £21.83 £18.35 £20.30
90th Percentile £55.00 £85.21 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +32.46% +1.82%

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 19 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 19 (73.08%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Scala
3 14 (53.85%) DevOps
4 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
6 10 (38.46%) Terraform
7 9 (34.62%) Ansible
7 9 (34.62%) GCP
7 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) Ruby
8 8 (30.77%) Go
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) AWS
10 6 (23.08%) Confluence
10 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (19.23%) REST Assured
11 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
11 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) JIRA
11 5 (19.23%) Kanban
11 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Google

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 6 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) GCP
2 6 (23.08%) AWS
3 4 (15.38%) Azure
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.69%) Serverless
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 5 (19.23%) REST Assured
4 4 (15.38%) Maven
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (7.69%) Appium
6 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Gatling
7 1 (3.85%) GitLab
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA Expert
5 2 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
2 5 (19.23%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) OAuth
4 1 (3.85%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) DevOps
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (19.23%) API Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
7 5 (19.23%) Kanban
7 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
9 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) Python
3 14 (53.85%) Scala
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) Ruby
5 8 (30.77%) Go
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) Java 8
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.85%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Terraform
2 9 (34.62%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.54%) logstash
4 1 (3.85%) Grafana
4 1 (3.85%) Graphite
4 1 (3.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
1 5 (19.23%) Google
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.85%) NetIQ