Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 195 203
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Groovy 29 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.58% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 47
City of London median daily rate £498 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £403 £413 £433
90th Percentile £625 £577 £645
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £550
% change year-on-year -2.44% -6.82% -4.35%
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 2,976 3,792 3,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.08% 53.96% 52.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,431 3,151 2,950
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £505
% change year-on-year - +3.96% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
City of London median hourly rate £36.28 £37.09 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +72.51% -21.82%
10th Percentile £21.02 £12.50 £13.31
90th Percentile £55.18 £62.50 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.55 £22.99
% change year-on-year -5.23% +28.50% -16.39%

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 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 21 (72.41%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Scala
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (51.72%) Python
4 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
5 14 (48.28%) DevOps
5 14 (48.28%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) Maven
8 10 (34.48%) Ruby
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (27.59%) Ansible
10 8 (27.59%) Banking
10 8 (27.59%) JIRA
10 8 (27.59%) Selenium
10 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
10 8 (27.59%) RESTful
10 8 (27.59%) Confluence
10 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
11 7 (24.14%) Kanban
11 7 (24.14%) Windows
11 7 (24.14%) Scrum
11 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (24.14%) Terraform
12 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
12 6 (20.69%) GCP
12 6 (20.69%) Go
12 6 (20.69%) Perl

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 8 (27.59%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.90%) DataSynapse
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Jetty
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) AWS
1 6 (20.69%) GCP
2 4 (13.79%) Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (34.48%) Maven
3 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) Gradle
6 3 (10.34%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (10.34%) Subversion
7 2 (6.90%) Ant
7 2 (6.90%) Appium
7 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.90%) FishEye
7 2 (6.90%) Hudson
7 2 (6.90%) Leiningen
7 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
7 2 (6.90%) Poseidon for UML
7 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (27.59%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.90%) JIRA Expert
6 2 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) RESTful
3 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
3 5 (17.24%) Gherkin
3 5 (17.24%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) GWT
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
5 2 (6.90%) React
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.90%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.90%) Debian
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) DevOps
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 7 (24.14%) Kanban
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) API Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Defect Management
6 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Scala
3 15 (51.72%) Python
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) Ruby
6 6 (20.69%) Go
6 6 (20.69%) Perl
7 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) AWK
10 2 (6.90%) C#
10 2 (6.90%) C++
10 2 (6.90%) Clojure
10 2 (6.90%) ClojureScript
10 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (6.90%) VBA
11 1 (3.45%) C
11 1 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Terraform
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.90%) logstash
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Salt
5 1 (3.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
3 4 (13.79%) Google
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
4 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) Charles River
5 1 (3.45%) NetIQ