Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 144 225
Rank change year-on-year +10 +81 -51
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 24 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 1.29% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
10th Percentile £284 £413 £438
25th Percentile £481 £479 £448
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £575 £513
Median % change year-on-year -6.52% +12.20% -6.82%
75th Percentile £725 £650 £609
90th Percentile £733 £785 £644
Central London median daily rate £538 £559 £525
% change year-on-year -3.85% +6.48% -4.55%

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 1,183 1,867 3,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.32% 49.00% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1,477 2,767
10th Percentile £363 £380 £400
25th Percentile £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £638 £625 £619
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
10th Percentile £15.55 £24.50 £15.84
25th Percentile £17.86 £26.75 "
Median hourly rate £23.45 £47.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -50.63% +126.19% -2.33%
75th Percentile £31.21 £53.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £34.84 £57.30 £43.20
Central London median hourly rate £21.73 £43.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -49.48% +104.76% -2.33%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Groovy as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Groovy in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Groovy in the City of London

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Groovy in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) RedGate
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (33.33%) VisualSVN
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) GitHub

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 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (33.33%) Flink
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 2 (33.33%) Liquibase
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) VisualSVN
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) REST Assured
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Kafka
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Samza
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDET
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Java 8
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Databricks
2 2 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 2 (33.33%) RedGate
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat