Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 September 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 408 493
Rank change year-on-year +84 +85 +50
Contract jobs citing Groovy 760 510 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 1.34% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 382 327
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £401 £358 £353
90th Percentile £700 £713 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £72.50 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% +54.55% -38.89%
10th Percentile £71.25 £41.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £43.75 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +70.59% +54.55% -38.89%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,183 38,009 39,937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.86% 41.83% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,938 26,404 27,849
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 736 851
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.53 £16.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +4.17%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
London +27 413 £538 -2.27% 47
South East +38 119 £500 +6.58% 16
North of England +35 114 £450 +5.88% 15
Midlands +38 65 £450 -13.32% 7
North West +33 65 £500 +53.85% 10
West Midlands +12 51 £450 -7.83% 1
Yorkshire +1 48 £450 +4.05% 4
East of England +10 36 £525 +7.69% 9
East Midlands +21 14 £438 -20.45% 6
South West -12 12 £588 +46.88% 3
North East -22 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 521 (68.55%) Java
2 488 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (57.76%) DevOps
4 407 (53.55%) Jenkins
5 392 (51.58%) Docker
6 279 (36.71%) Git (software)
7 272 (35.79%) Kubernetes
8 266 (35.00%) Python
9 254 (33.42%) Test Automation
10 228 (30.00%) TDD
11 221 (29.08%) Ansible
12 220 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
12 220 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
13 206 (27.11%) Linux
14 203 (26.71%) Puppet
15 202 (26.58%) Scrum
16 190 (25.00%) Web Services
17 183 (24.08%) Microservices
18 181 (23.82%) Scala
19 177 (23.29%) Open Source
20 171 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
21 166 (21.84%) Maven
22 159 (20.92%) JIRA
23 153 (20.13%) BDD
24 149 (19.61%) Terraform
25 147 (19.34%) Selenium
26 146 (19.21%) Ruby
27 141 (18.55%) Spring
28 128 (16.84%) REST
29 126 (16.58%) JavaScript

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 111 (14.61%) Confluence
2 98 (12.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 83 (10.92%) nginx
4 75 (9.87%) Tomcat
5 57 (7.50%) Apache
6 45 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.55%) JBoss
8 20 (2.63%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.71%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.32%) CMS
11 8 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.92%) Anypoint
13 5 (0.66%) Mule
13 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.53%) WildFly
15 3 (0.39%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.39%) Jetty
15 3 (0.39%) Mattermost
15 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.05%) HipChat
2 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 220 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (11.32%) GitHub
3 68 (8.95%) npm
4 51 (6.71%) Google Analytics
5 50 (6.58%) OpenShift
6 44 (5.79%) PaaS
7 40 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 23 (3.03%) Heroku
10 19 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
11 18 (2.37%) Serverless
12 17 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (1.58%) Amazon S3
16 11 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.84%) HTTP
2 71 (9.34%) TCP/IP
3 54 (7.11%) SSL
4 19 (2.50%) DNS
5 13 (1.71%) Firewall
6 11 (1.45%) SSH
7 10 (1.32%) DSL
8 8 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (1.05%) OpenVPN
9 7 (0.92%) Internet
9 7 (0.92%) Skype
10 6 (0.79%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.66%) FTP
12 3 (0.39%) NAS
12 3 (0.39%) SAN
13 2 (0.26%) ICMP
13 2 (0.26%) IMAP
13 2 (0.26%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.26%) SMTP
13 2 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.61%) NoSQL
2 88 (11.58%) MongoDB
3 83 (10.92%) Hadoop
4 62 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (7.37%) Big Data
6 38 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 36 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (4.34%) HBase
9 24 (3.16%) MySQL
10 16 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (1.32%) Couchbase
12 10 (1.32%) Hazelcast
12 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.32%) Redis
12 10 (1.32%) SQL Server
13 9 (1.18%) DB2
14 6 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 407 (53.55%) Jenkins
2 279 (36.71%) Git (software)
3 166 (21.84%) Maven
4 159 (20.92%) JIRA
5 147 (19.34%) Selenium
6 111 (14.61%) Cucumber
7 101 (13.29%) Gradle
8 96 (12.63%) Ant
9 89 (11.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 88 (11.58%) gulp
10 88 (11.58%) JUnit
11 74 (9.74%) IntelliJ
12 73 (9.61%) SoapUI
13 70 (9.21%) SonarQube
14 59 (7.76%) Gatling
15 48 (6.32%) Bitbucket
16 41 (5.39%) Grunt
17 40 (5.26%) Sublime Text
18 38 (5.00%) Travis CI
19 35 (4.61%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 108 (14.21%) Finance
2 62 (8.16%) Banking
3 20 (2.63%) Retail
4 16 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 15 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.84%) Marketing
7 12 (1.58%) Electronics
7 12 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.05%) Publishing
9 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.26%) Games
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 250 (32.89%) Developer
2 243 (31.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 188 (24.74%) Java Developer
4 66 (8.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 63 (8.29%) Consultant
6 52 (6.84%) Senior Developer
7 51 (6.71%) DevOps Consultant
8 47 (6.18%) Analyst
8 47 (6.18%) AWS DevOps
8 47 (6.18%) Senior DevOps
8 47 (6.18%) Senior Java Developer
9 45 (5.92%) Test Analyst
10 44 (5.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 44 (5.79%) Tester
11 43 (5.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 43 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
11 43 (5.66%) Kubernetes Consultant
12 40 (5.26%) Java Engineer
12 40 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 37 (4.87%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (25.00%) Web Services
2 141 (18.55%) Spring
3 128 (16.84%) REST
4 123 (16.18%) RESTful
5 118 (15.53%) Node.js
6 92 (12.11%) SOAP
7 90 (11.84%) Gherkin
7 90 (11.84%) JSON
8 84 (11.05%) CSS
9 78 (10.26%) HTML
10 75 (9.87%) XML
11 63 (8.29%) AngularJS
12 61 (8.03%) Hibernate
13 59 (7.76%) HTML5
14 56 (7.37%) Spring Boot
15 50 (6.58%) Kafka
16 44 (5.79%) Play Framework
17 43 (5.66%) Servlets
18 38 (5.00%) jQuery
19 37 (4.87%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.11%) iPad
2 32 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 9 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 7 (0.92%) FMCG
6 7 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.92%) User Experience
7 6 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.66%) Wiki
9 4 (0.53%) Blog
9 4 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.53%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.39%) Fintech
10 3 (0.39%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 206 (27.11%) Linux
2 89 (11.71%) Unix
3 78 (10.26%) Windows
4 52 (6.84%) Ubuntu
5 41 (5.39%) CentOS
6 34 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.92%) Android
7 7 (0.92%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.66%) AIX
9 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.39%) HPUX
10 3 (0.39%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (57.76%) DevOps
3 254 (33.42%) Test Automation
4 228 (30.00%) TDD
5 220 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 202 (26.58%) Scrum
7 183 (24.08%) Microservices
8 177 (23.29%) Open Source
9 153 (20.13%) BDD
10 106 (13.95%) Software Engineering
11 99 (13.03%) Pair Programming
12 95 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 83 (10.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 80 (10.53%) Kanban
16 77 (10.13%) API Testing
17 75 (9.87%) SOA
18 72 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 68 (8.95%) Configuration Management
20 65 (8.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 521 (68.55%) Java
2 266 (35.00%) Python
3 181 (23.82%) Scala
4 146 (19.21%) Ruby
5 126 (16.58%) JavaScript
6 114 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 95 (12.50%) SQL
8 89 (11.71%) Java 8
9 67 (8.82%) Shell Script
10 66 (8.68%) C#
11 57 (7.50%) Perl
12 44 (5.79%) Haskell
13 34 (4.47%) PowerShell
14 22 (2.89%) Clojure
15 17 (2.24%) Go
16 12 (1.58%) C++
17 11 (1.45%) PHP
18 9 (1.18%) XPath
19 7 (0.92%) Kotlin
20 6 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 52 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.24%) Degree
4 11 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.32%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.79%) ISEB
6 6 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.00%) QA
2 27 (3.55%) GCP
3 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 392 (51.58%) Docker
2 73 (9.61%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.05%) Postfix
4 8 (1.05%) Squid
4 8 (1.05%) vCloud
5 7 (0.92%) HDFS
6 6 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.79%) etcd
6 6 (0.79%) oVirt
6 6 (0.79%) RHEV
7 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.26%) Ceph
9 1 (0.13%) LXC
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 272 (35.79%) Kubernetes
2 221 (29.08%) Ansible
3 203 (26.71%) Puppet
4 171 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
5 149 (19.61%) Terraform
6 82 (10.79%) Kibana
7 62 (8.16%) Grafana
8 42 (5.53%) Consul
9 27 (3.55%) logstash
10 26 (3.42%) Mesos
11 25 (3.29%) Packer
12 17 (2.24%) Prometheus
13 15 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (1.45%) ZABBIX
15 9 (1.18%) Graphite
16 8 (1.05%) Rancher
16 8 (1.05%) Rsyslog
16 8 (1.05%) Sysdig
17 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
18 3 (0.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 62 (8.16%) Google
2 51 (6.71%) Oracle
3 49 (6.45%) Splunk
4 43 (5.66%) Atlassian
5 37 (4.87%) IBM
6 27 (3.55%) AppDynamics
7 24 (3.16%) Adobe
8 18 (2.37%) MuleSoft
9 16 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.71%) SAP
11 12 (1.58%) webMethods
12 11 (1.45%) VMware
13 8 (1.05%) Sonatype
14 6 (0.79%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.79%) RedGate
15 5 (0.66%) ATG
15 5 (0.66%) Blue Prism
15 5 (0.66%) WSO2
16 4 (0.53%) New Relic
17 3 (0.39%) F5