Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 218 156
Rank change year-on-year +85 -62 +49
Contract jobs citing Groovy 24 24 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.37% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 0.73% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 58
Median daily rate £567 £469 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -14.77% +1.15%
10th Percentile £413 £423 £441
90th Percentile £669 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £555 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +16.74% -13.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,533 3,272 3,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.36% 50.53% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,160 2,645 3,062
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £376 £406 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £694
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%
10th Percentile £24.20 £21.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.80 £56.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -24.15%

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 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 18 (75.00%) Python
2 17 (70.83%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) DevOps
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) Terraform
5 11 (45.83%) GCP
5 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (41.67%) Azure
7 9 (37.50%) AWS
7 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (37.50%) Web Services
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 8 (33.33%) Ruby
8 8 (33.33%) Go
8 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (25.00%) Big Data
9 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (25.00%) Scala
9 6 (25.00%) Firewall
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) Banking
9 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (20.83%) Maven

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 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) GCP
2 10 (41.67%) Azure
3 9 (37.50%) AWS
4 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
5 3 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (12.50%) Serverless
6 2 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Functions
6 2 (8.33%) GitHub
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (4.17%) Boomi
7 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) OpenVPN
4 1 (4.17%) Broadband
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.17%) Flink
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) CircleCI
4 2 (8.33%) GitLab
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.17%) Gradle
5 1 (4.17%) Postman
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Python Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
2 4 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) OAuth
3 3 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) React
4 2 (8.33%) YAML
5 1 (4.17%) Kafka
5 1 (4.17%) Samza
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) XSD
5 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Native
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) API Integration
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Secure Coding
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Python
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Go
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (25.00%) Scala
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.17%) Java 8
8 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.17%) XPath
8 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) OpenAM
2 3 (12.50%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Terraform
2 8 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 4 (16.67%) Ansible
4 3 (12.50%) logstash
5 1 (4.17%) Grafana
5 1 (4.17%) Graphite
5 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) ForgeRock
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) New Relic
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Talend