Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 189 180
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing Groovy 32 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 0.47% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 13
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +50.00% -25.47%
10th Percentile £394 £369 £263
90th Percentile £571 £538 £421
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £42.50
90th Percentile £43.75 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2015 1904 2243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.93% 39.38% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1126 1304
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 134 172
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.86 £27.73 £21.03
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the East of England

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the East of England

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the East of England

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 16 £513 -
Hertfordshire +3 12 £525 - 3
Cambridgeshire -17 3 £350 -9.68%
Suffolk +12 1 £500 -2.44%
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (90.63%) TDD
2 25 (78.13%) Java
3 22 (68.75%) Web Services
3 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (59.38%) Scrum
5 18 (56.25%) XML
6 16 (50.00%) SOAP
6 16 (50.00%) Spring
7 15 (46.88%) Middleware
7 15 (46.88%) Microservices
8 14 (43.75%) SOA
8 14 (43.75%) JSON
9 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
9 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
10 12 (37.50%) BDD
10 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
10 12 (37.50%) REST
10 12 (37.50%) Kanban
10 12 (37.50%) Maven
11 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
11 11 (34.38%) HTML
11 11 (34.38%) SQL
11 11 (34.38%) WSDL
11 11 (34.38%) HTML5
11 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
12 10 (31.25%) Linux
12 10 (31.25%) Unix
13 9 (28.13%) CSS

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.75%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Mule
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
7 1 (3.13%) Confluence
7 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
1 5 (15.63%) SSL
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
1 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
1 9 (28.13%) RDBMS
1 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
2 12 (37.50%) Maven
2 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 6 (18.75%) Grunt
5 6 (18.75%) gulp
6 4 (12.50%) JIRA
7 3 (9.38%) Ant
7 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (9.38%) JUnit
7 3 (9.38%) LoadUI
7 3 (9.38%) Mockito
8 2 (6.25%) Gradle
8 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
8 2 (6.25%) WebStorm
9 1 (3.13%) EasyMock
9 1 (3.13%) jMock
9 1 (3.13%) Selenium
9 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Electronics
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
1 16 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Agile Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Tester
3 6 (18.75%) SOA Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Web Services
2 18 (56.25%) XML
3 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 16 (50.00%) Spring
4 15 (46.88%) Middleware
5 14 (43.75%) JSON
6 12 (37.50%) REST
7 11 (34.38%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) HTML5
7 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
7 11 (34.38%) WSDL
8 9 (28.13%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) Java EE
9 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 6 (18.75%) Dropwizard
9 6 (18.75%) Hystrix
9 6 (18.75%) Play Framework
9 6 (18.75%) React
9 6 (18.75%) Scalatra
9 6 (18.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
1 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Solaris
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) AIX
3 5 (15.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (90.63%) TDD
2 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (59.38%) Scrum
4 15 (46.88%) Microservices
5 14 (43.75%) SOA
6 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
7 12 (37.50%) BDD
7 12 (37.50%) Kanban
8 9 (28.13%) MVC
9 8 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (25.00%) OO
10 7 (21.88%) API Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
11 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
11 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
11 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
11 6 (18.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Scala
5 5 (15.63%) XPath
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) GCP
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Ansible
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) New Relic
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) webMethods
2 5 (15.63%) WSO2
3 3 (9.38%) CA
3 3 (9.38%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Perforce
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype