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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 7 August 2022 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.

Apache Groovy
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 179 166 122
Rank change year-on-year -13 -44 +105
Contract jobs citing Groovy 18 4 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.12% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.25% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
10th Percentile £511 £486 £460
25th Percentile £522 £503 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +15.79%
75th Percentile £626 £538 £713
90th Percentile £637 - £850
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £544
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +3.57%

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 2,010 1,600 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.64% 46.20% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,431 1,223 851
10th Percentile £425 £406 £375
25th Percentile £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £588 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.13% +11.90% -
75th Percentile £720 £675 £625
90th Percentile £800 £750 £688
Central London median daily rate £590 £585 £525
% change year-on-year +0.85% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 10
10th Percentile £32.75 £24.55 £23.35
25th Percentile £42.50 £26.25 £33.31
Median hourly rate £53.00 £35.00 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +51.43% -9.09% +71.11%
75th Percentile £64.75 £37.75 £52.38
90th Percentile £77.53 £68.20 £57.88
Central London median hourly rate £53.00 £29.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +78.15% -22.73% +33.91%

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 7 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, 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 13 (72.22%) Python
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Ansible
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 10 (55.56%) Terraform
4 10 (55.56%) Bash
5 9 (50.00%) AWS
5 9 (50.00%) Docker
6 8 (44.44%) Azure
6 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 8 (44.44%) JIRA
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (38.89%) Agile
7 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
7 7 (38.89%) Packer
7 7 (38.89%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (38.89%) CI/CD
8 6 (33.33%) Secrets Management
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (33.33%) Azure Key Vault
8 6 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (33.33%) Consul
8 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
8 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) AWS
2 8 (44.44%) Azure
3 6 (33.33%) Azure Key Vault
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (16.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (11.11%) Azure AKS
5 2 (11.11%) Datadog
5 2 (11.11%) GCP
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (5.56%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 1 (5.56%) Kong
6 1 (5.56%) NuGet
6 1 (5.56%) Pulumi
6 1 (5.56%) Serverless
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) DynamoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
5 2 (11.11%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) Ant
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.56%) Crucible
6 1 (5.56%) FishEye
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (11.11%) Django
2 2 (11.11%) Flask
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) ARM Templates
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.56%) FastAPI
3 1 (5.56%) Grails
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) Agile
3 7 (38.89%) CI/CD
3 7 (38.89%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 6 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Secrets Management
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Memory Management
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) Bash
3 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) Scala
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Docker
2 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Ansible
2 10 (55.56%) Terraform
3 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
3 7 (38.89%) Packer
4 6 (33.33%) Consul
5 3 (16.67%) Grafana
5 3 (16.67%) Prometheus
6 2 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase