Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 2017 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
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 215 248
Rank change year-on-year +22 +33 +11
Contract jobs citing Groovy 41 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 34
City of London median daily rate £550 £496 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.83% -0.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £461 £413 £351
90th Percentile £675 £613 £613
London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3277 3298 4927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.06% 47.80% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2814 4004
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.54% +1.94%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
London median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 31
City of London median hourly rate £26.42 £22.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.40% -7.14% -11.89%
10th Percentile £19.73 £18.17 £17.50
90th Percentile £38.05 £58.00 £52.50
London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +39.42% +14.76% -16.67%

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 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 37 (90.24%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) TDD
4 30 (73.17%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
5 26 (63.41%) Refactoring
5 26 (63.41%) BDD
6 25 (60.98%) QA
6 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
6 25 (60.98%) Domain-Driven Design
6 25 (60.98%) Pair Programming
6 25 (60.98%) Web Services
7 24 (58.54%) Scrum
7 24 (58.54%) Dropwizard
8 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
8 23 (56.10%) Kanban
9 22 (53.66%) MongoDB
9 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
9 22 (53.66%) HTML
9 22 (53.66%) SOLID
10 21 (51.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 21 (51.22%) gulp
10 21 (51.22%) CSS
11 20 (48.78%) SOA
11 20 (48.78%) IntelliJ
11 20 (48.78%) Web Development
11 20 (48.78%) MVC
11 20 (48.78%) HTML5
11 20 (48.78%) Web Application Development

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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (73.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Heroku
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) Couchbase
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) HBase
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (51.22%) gulp
3 20 (48.78%) Grunt
3 20 (48.78%) IntelliJ
4 7 (17.07%) Gradle
5 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.20%) JIRA
7 4 (9.76%) Maven
8 3 (7.32%) webpack
9 2 (4.88%) JUnit
9 2 (4.88%) Subversion
10 1 (2.44%) Ant
10 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.44%) JMeter
10 1 (2.44%) jMock
10 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.44%) Log4j
10 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.44%) Digital Economy
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 29 (70.73%) Java Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Platform Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.44%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Performance Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) Web Services
2 24 (58.54%) Dropwizard
3 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 21 (51.22%) CSS
5 20 (48.78%) AngularJS
5 20 (48.78%) HTML5
5 20 (48.78%) Hystrix
5 20 (48.78%) Play Framework
5 20 (48.78%) React
5 20 (48.78%) Scalatra
6 7 (17.07%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) REST
8 4 (9.76%) Guice
9 3 (7.32%) Grails
9 3 (7.32%) OAuth
9 3 (7.32%) OAuth2
9 3 (7.32%) Ratpack
9 3 (7.32%) RxJava
9 3 (7.32%) SOAP
10 2 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) CoreOS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) TDD
3 26 (63.41%) BDD
3 26 (63.41%) Refactoring
3 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
4 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (60.98%) Domain-Driven Design
4 25 (60.98%) Pair Programming
5 24 (58.54%) Scrum
6 23 (56.10%) Kanban
6 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
7 22 (53.66%) SOLID
8 21 (51.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 20 (48.78%) Front End Development
9 20 (48.78%) MVC
9 20 (48.78%) SOA
9 20 (48.78%) Web Application Development
9 20 (48.78%) Web Development
10 10 (24.39%) DevOps
11 7 (17.07%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Scala
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (60.98%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) LXC
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Ansible
2 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.20%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.88%) Grafana
6 1 (2.44%) Graphite
6 1 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (2.44%) Kibana
6 1 (2.44%) Nagios
6 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) New Relic
2 1 (2.44%) Dynatrace
2 1 (2.44%) F5
2 1 (2.44%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (2.44%) Veracode
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) WorldPay
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