Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 401 488
Rank change year-on-year +68 +87 +114
Contract jobs citing Groovy 693 476 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.37% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 328 292
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £398 £350 £363
90th Percentile £665 £750 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £494 £500
% change year-on-year +6.28% -1.20% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £27.50
10th Percentile £71.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £73.75 - £28.75
UK median hourly rate £72.50 - £27.50

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 39,627 34,809 37,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.60% 41.55% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,807 24,018 26,143
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £436 £420
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 721 756 853
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.52 £17.75 £14.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +8.55% +8.57%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +50 391 £550 - 40
North of England +23 106 £450 +7.14% 15
South East +16 103 £490 +8.89% 16
North West +19 55 £463 +8.82% 11
South West +52 53 £500 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire -3 46 £450 +7.14% 3
East of England -6 26 £525 +7.69% 13
Midlands -6 13 £500 +19.05%
West Midlands -16 12 £500 +17.65%
North East -18 6 £425 +21.43% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £405 -2.41%
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 480 (69.26%) Java
2 403 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
3 385 (55.56%) DevOps
4 347 (50.07%) Docker
5 330 (47.62%) Jenkins
6 315 (45.45%) Python
7 278 (40.12%) Amazon AWS
8 249 (35.93%) Kubernetes
9 241 (34.78%) TDD
10 228 (32.90%) Linux
11 225 (32.47%) Ansible
12 223 (32.18%) Git (software)
13 207 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
14 197 (28.43%) Ruby
15 187 (26.98%) Web Services
16 169 (24.39%) Scala
16 169 (24.39%) Puppet
17 167 (24.10%) Scrum
18 165 (23.81%) Spring
19 160 (23.09%) Bash Shell
20 159 (22.94%) Test Automation
21 158 (22.80%) BDD
21 158 (22.80%) Microservices
22 136 (19.62%) Terraform
23 132 (19.05%) JIRA
24 131 (18.90%) JavaScript
25 124 (17.89%) REST
26 122 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
27 119 (17.17%) RESTful
27 119 (17.17%) Open Source

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 80 (11.54%) Confluence
2 71 (10.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 63 (9.09%) Apache
4 58 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (8.37%) Tomcat
5 40 (5.77%) nginx
6 25 (3.61%) Apache Spark
7 20 (2.89%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.45%) JBoss
9 14 (2.02%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.59%) CMS
11 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.01%) Jetty
13 6 (0.87%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.58%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.58%) WildFly
15 3 (0.43%) Liferay
15 3 (0.43%) Magnolia
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 2 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (1.73%) HipChat
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 278 (40.12%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.79%) OpenShift
3 49 (7.07%) GitHub
4 44 (6.35%) npm
5 41 (5.92%) PaaS
6 34 (4.91%) Serverless
7 33 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
8 31 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (4.18%) Amazon S3
10 28 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (3.90%) Heroku
12 24 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (2.31%) Bluemix
13 16 (2.31%) IBM Cloud
14 14 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (1.88%) Google Analytics
16 12 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (9.81%) HTTP
2 51 (7.36%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.90%) SSL
4 21 (3.03%) DNS
5 18 (2.60%) FTP
6 16 (2.31%) Firewall
7 6 (0.87%) DSL
7 6 (0.87%) IMAP
7 6 (0.87%) SMTP
7 6 (0.87%) SSH
8 4 (0.58%) VPN
9 3 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.43%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.43%) SMS
10 2 (0.29%) Internet
10 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (14.43%) NoSQL
2 81 (11.69%) MongoDB
3 71 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (7.94%) Hadoop
5 51 (7.36%) MySQL
6 43 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (5.48%) Big Data
8 33 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.32%) HBase
10 20 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (2.45%) Neo4j
12 15 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.59%) CouchDB
13 11 (1.59%) SQL Server
14 10 (1.44%) Redis
15 7 (1.01%) Couchbase
15 7 (1.01%) Riak
16 6 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 330 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 223 (32.18%) Git (software)
3 132 (19.05%) JIRA
4 117 (16.88%) Maven
5 102 (14.72%) Gradle
6 85 (12.27%) Selenium
7 84 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 76 (10.97%) JUnit
9 61 (8.80%) SonarQube
10 57 (8.23%) Cucumber
11 53 (7.65%) Ant
12 47 (6.78%) Mockito
13 46 (6.64%) gulp
13 46 (6.64%) SoapUI
14 43 (6.20%) IntelliJ
15 36 (5.19%) Gerrit
15 36 (5.19%) GitLab
16 31 (4.47%) Bitbucket
17 30 (4.33%) IBM UrbanCode
18 29 (4.18%) Gatling
General
1 95 (13.71%) Finance
2 60 (8.66%) Banking
3 22 (3.17%) Retail
4 16 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.88%) Games
6 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.15%) Electronics
7 8 (1.15%) Marketing
8 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.01%) Publishing
9 5 (0.72%) Law
10 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) International Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 251 (36.22%) Developer
2 225 (32.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 182 (26.26%) Java Developer
4 91 (13.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 73 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
6 71 (10.25%) AWS Engineer
7 68 (9.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 57 (8.23%) Senior Developer
9 50 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
10 46 (6.64%) Senior DevOps
11 44 (6.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 40 (5.77%) Consultant
13 31 (4.47%) Agile Developer
14 30 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
14 30 (4.33%) Analyst
15 29 (4.18%) DevOps Consultant
15 29 (4.18%) Kubernetes Consultant
16 28 (4.04%) Test Analyst
17 27 (3.90%) Java Engineer
18 26 (3.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (26.98%) Web Services
2 165 (23.81%) Spring
3 124 (17.89%) REST
4 119 (17.17%) RESTful
5 97 (14.00%) Node.js
6 83 (11.98%) SOAP
7 78 (11.26%) HTML
8 77 (11.11%) Spring Boot
9 74 (10.68%) CSS
10 65 (9.38%) XML
11 60 (8.66%) Hibernate
12 56 (8.08%) Dropwizard
12 56 (8.08%) JSON
13 54 (7.79%) AngularJS
13 54 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
14 48 (6.93%) HTML5
15 47 (6.78%) Kafka
16 42 (6.06%) Guice
17 39 (5.63%) React
18 38 (5.48%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.10%) iPad
2 31 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (1.44%) User Experience
4 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.15%) FMCG
4 8 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (1.15%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 6 (0.87%) Fintech
6 6 (0.87%) Public Cloud
6 6 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.58%) Blog
8 4 (0.58%) Derivative
8 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.58%) Replication
8 4 (0.58%) Wiki
9 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 228 (32.90%) Linux
2 79 (11.40%) Unix
3 55 (7.94%) CentOS
4 51 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (6.06%) Windows
6 27 (3.90%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.15%) Android
8 7 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.72%) SmartOS
10 4 (0.58%) Debian
11 3 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (55.56%) DevOps
3 241 (34.78%) TDD
4 207 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
5 167 (24.10%) Scrum
6 159 (22.94%) Test Automation
7 158 (22.80%) BDD
7 158 (22.80%) Microservices
8 119 (17.17%) Open Source
9 111 (16.02%) Software Engineering
10 99 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 89 (12.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 85 (12.27%) E-Commerce
13 81 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 77 (11.11%) Kanban
15 61 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (7.65%) Unit Testing
17 48 (6.93%) SOA
18 46 (6.64%) Domain-Driven Design
19 45 (6.49%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 480 (69.26%) Java
2 315 (45.45%) Python
3 197 (28.43%) Ruby
4 169 (24.39%) Scala
5 160 (23.09%) Bash Shell
6 131 (18.90%) JavaScript
7 112 (16.16%) Java 8
8 97 (14.00%) SQL
9 76 (10.97%) Shell Script
10 39 (5.63%) C#
11 37 (5.34%) Perl
12 33 (4.76%) C++
13 30 (4.33%) PowerShell
14 24 (3.46%) Clojure
15 21 (3.03%) Go
16 18 (2.60%) Haskell
17 16 (2.31%) Kotlin
17 16 (2.31%) XPath
18 15 (2.16%) TypeScript
19 14 (2.02%) ES6
Qualifications
1 115 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 84 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.04%) Degree
4 12 (1.73%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.73%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.43%) ISEB
7 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.22%) QA
2 20 (2.89%) GCP
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 347 (50.07%) Docker
2 50 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.87%) HDFS
6 5 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.72%) etcd
7 3 (0.43%) flannel
7 3 (0.43%) Postfix
7 3 (0.43%) QEMU
7 3 (0.43%) Squid
7 3 (0.43%) vCloud
8 2 (0.29%) Ceph
8 2 (0.29%) oVirt
8 2 (0.29%) RHEV
9 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 249 (35.93%) Kubernetes
2 225 (32.47%) Ansible
3 169 (24.39%) Puppet
4 136 (19.62%) Terraform
5 122 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (7.50%) Kibana
7 44 (6.35%) Consul
8 37 (5.34%) logstash
8 37 (5.34%) Packer
9 30 (4.33%) Grafana
10 26 (3.75%) Mesos
11 23 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (3.03%) Prometheus
13 12 (1.73%) Nagios
14 11 (1.59%) ZABBIX
15 7 (1.01%) HP ALM
16 4 (0.58%) Salt
17 3 (0.43%) Rancher
17 3 (0.43%) Rsyslog
17 3 (0.43%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 54 (7.79%) Splunk
2 38 (5.48%) Atlassian
2 38 (5.48%) Oracle
3 33 (4.76%) AppDynamics
4 32 (4.62%) Google
5 24 (3.46%) IBM
6 22 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.02%) VMware
8 10 (1.44%) SAP
9 9 (1.30%) Adobe
10 8 (1.15%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.01%) Microsoft
11 7 (1.01%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.01%) New Relic
12 6 (0.87%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.72%) ATG
13 5 (0.72%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.72%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.72%) hybris
14 4 (0.58%) webMethods