Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 435 321
Rank change year-on-year +62 -114 +85
Contract jobs citing Groovy 215 450 724
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.25% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 265 497
Median daily rate £538 £540 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% +2.86% +7.53%
10th Percentile £360 £375 £400
90th Percentile £738 £708 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -31.03% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -31.03% -

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 16,984 36,020 40,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.36% 43.13% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,584 25,168 28,375
Median daily rate £500 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +1.66% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 627 727
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.52 £17.52
90th Percentile £57.30 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +4.94% -2.41%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Groovy in England.

Daily rate trend for Groovy in England

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Groovy in England over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Groovy in England.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +54 120 £550 -4.35% 11
North of England +96 44 £475 +11.76% 2
North West +54 26 £363 -14.71% 2
South West +63 21 £525 -11.76% 14
South East +77 20 £550 +4.76% 2
North East +34 16 £900 +190.32%
East of England +45 5 £588 +49.21%
West Midlands +70 4 £338 +5.72%
Midlands +60 4 £338 -20.40%
Yorkshire +65 2 £400 +14.29%
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 140 (65.12%) Java
2 136 (63.26%) Python
3 114 (53.02%) DevOps
4 108 (50.23%) Jenkins
5 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (37.21%) Kubernetes
7 75 (34.88%) AWS
8 73 (33.95%) Terraform
9 69 (32.09%) Docker
10 60 (27.91%) Linux
11 56 (26.05%) Git (software)
11 56 (26.05%) Ansible
12 50 (23.26%) Web Services
13 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
14 47 (21.86%) Azure
15 46 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (21.40%) OpenShift
16 40 (18.60%) Security Cleared
16 40 (18.60%) Test Automation
17 39 (18.14%) Open Source
17 39 (18.14%) SQL
18 38 (17.67%) GCP
19 37 (17.21%) BDD
19 37 (17.21%) REST
19 37 (17.21%) SOAP
20 36 (16.74%) Scrum
20 36 (16.74%) JIRA
21 35 (16.28%) SC Cleared
22 34 (15.81%) Spring
22 34 (15.81%) Microservices

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 23 (10.70%) nginx
2 22 (10.23%) Confluence
3 15 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (4.19%) Apache Spark
5 9 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.19%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.86%) GemFire
7 3 (1.40%) Apache
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.93%) Jetty
8 2 (0.93%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.47%) Mule
9 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 75 (34.88%) AWS
2 47 (21.86%) Azure
3 46 (21.40%) OpenShift
4 38 (17.67%) GCP
5 28 (13.02%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (13.02%) Serverless
6 27 (12.56%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (10.70%) Amazon ECS
8 19 (8.84%) Amazon S3
9 16 (7.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (7.44%) GitHub
10 15 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (6.05%) CloudFront
12 12 (5.58%) Route 53
12 12 (5.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (3.26%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (2.79%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (2.33%) BrowserStack
15 5 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.98%) DSL
2 10 (4.65%) Firewall
2 10 (4.65%) HTTP
3 7 (3.26%) DNS
4 4 (1.86%) OpenVPN
5 3 (1.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.93%) Broadband
7 1 (0.47%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 22 (10.23%) MongoDB
3 20 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (8.84%) Big Data
5 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.72%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.26%) Couchbase
7 7 (3.26%) MariaDB
7 7 (3.26%) MySQL
7 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (1.40%) Flink
9 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.93%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.93%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 108 (50.23%) Jenkins
2 56 (26.05%) Git (software)
3 36 (16.74%) JIRA
4 31 (14.42%) Cucumber
5 29 (13.49%) Maven
5 29 (13.49%) Selenium
6 27 (12.56%) CircleCI
6 27 (12.56%) Travis CI
7 23 (10.70%) JUnit
8 22 (10.23%) Gradle
9 21 (9.77%) SoapUI
10 15 (6.98%) Postman
11 14 (6.51%) GoCD
12 12 (5.58%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (5.12%) Mockito
13 11 (5.12%) SonarQube
14 9 (4.19%) Bitbucket
15 8 (3.72%) Gatling
15 8 (3.72%) GitLab
16 7 (3.26%) Liquibase
General
1 30 (13.95%) Public Sector
2 28 (13.02%) Finance
3 21 (9.77%) Banking
4 5 (2.33%) Games
4 5 (2.33%) Retail
4 5 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Back Office
5 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (31.63%) Developer
2 67 (31.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.44%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (6.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (6.51%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (6.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 14 (6.51%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (6.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.12%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Tester
8 9 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (3.72%) Consultant
10 7 (3.26%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.26%) AWS Developer
10 7 (3.26%) Java Mobile Developer
11 6 (2.79%) Lead DevOps
11 6 (2.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.26%) Web Services
2 37 (17.21%) REST
2 37 (17.21%) SOAP
3 34 (15.81%) Spring
4 32 (14.88%) JSON
5 23 (10.70%) Elastic Stack
5 23 (10.70%) Spring Boot
6 22 (10.23%) AngularJS
7 21 (9.77%) Kafka
8 20 (9.30%) Node.js
9 18 (8.37%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (8.37%) RESTful
10 16 (7.44%) HTML
11 14 (6.51%) Hibernate
11 14 (6.51%) JPA
11 14 (6.51%) OAuth
12 13 (6.05%) CSS
13 11 (5.12%) Angular 2
13 11 (5.12%) OAuth2
14 9 (4.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.19%) iPad
3 7 (3.26%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.33%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.86%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.40%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Robotics
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) DataPower
7 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.91%) Linux
2 20 (9.30%) Unix
2 20 (9.30%) Windows
3 12 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.26%) CentOS
5 4 (1.86%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (53.02%) DevOps
2 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 39 (18.14%) Open Source
6 37 (17.21%) BDD
7 36 (16.74%) Scrum
8 34 (15.81%) Microservices
9 30 (13.95%) TDD
10 26 (12.09%) Infrastructure as Code
11 22 (10.23%) Kanban
12 21 (9.77%) API Testing
13 19 (8.84%) SDLC
14 17 (7.91%) Dashboard Development
14 17 (7.91%) Performance Testing
15 15 (6.98%) Migration
15 15 (6.98%) Software Engineering
16 14 (6.51%) E-Commerce
17 13 (6.05%) Deployment Automation
18 12 (5.58%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 140 (65.12%) Java
2 136 (63.26%) Python
3 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.14%) SQL
5 31 (14.42%) Bash Shell
6 30 (13.95%) Scala
7 29 (13.49%) Ruby
8 23 (10.70%) Go
8 23 (10.70%) Shell Script
9 21 (9.77%) Java 8
10 11 (5.12%) C#
11 8 (3.72%) Perl
11 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.26%) Clojure
13 5 (2.33%) C++
13 5 (2.33%) Korn
14 4 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.86%) XPath
15 3 (1.40%) Haskell
16 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.86%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.40%) Degree
4 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) OCP
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CAPM
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.37%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (32.09%) Docker
2 7 (3.26%) OpenAM
2 7 (3.26%) OpenDJ
3 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 80 (37.21%) Kubernetes
2 73 (33.95%) Terraform
3 56 (26.05%) Ansible
4 18 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.58%) Packer
6 11 (5.12%) Consul
7 10 (4.65%) logstash
8 9 (4.19%) Puppet
9 7 (3.26%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.79%) Kibana
11 5 (2.33%) Rancher
12 4 (1.86%) Grafana
12 4 (1.86%) Salt
13 2 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 25 (11.63%) Google
2 14 (6.51%) Oracle
3 8 (3.72%) AppDynamics
3 8 (3.72%) Splunk
4 7 (3.26%) ForgeRock
5 6 (2.79%) Axway
6 5 (2.33%) hybris
6 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.33%) SAP
7 4 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.86%) CA
7 4 (1.86%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.40%) LogicMonitor
8 3 (1.40%) Moogsoft
8 3 (1.40%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.40%) Tableau
8 3 (1.40%) Talend
9 2 (0.93%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.93%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.93%) VMware