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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK / England
Rank 350 424 493
Rank change year-on-year +74 +69  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 230 192 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.02% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 129 89
Median daily rate £469 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.91% +13.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17080 18834 18428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.21% 38.38% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11785 12989 12092
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 448 392
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Groovy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in England

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 120 £525 +3.70% 37
South East +52 44 £415 +20.72% 7
North East +8 18 £368 -
South West -1 13 £413 -2.65%
Yorkshire +21 11 £358 -3.05% 3
East of England +3 11 £510 +38.77% 2
North West +23 5 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +17 5 £388 +40.90% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £415 +50.90% 1
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 381 (86.20%) Java
2 247 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (40.95%) Jenkins
4 164 (37.10%) Git (software)
5 156 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 137 (31.00%) Scrum
7 129 (29.19%) Maven
8 122 (27.60%) Scala
8 122 (27.60%) DevOps
9 117 (26.47%) TDD
10 113 (25.57%) Linux
10 113 (25.57%) Python
11 112 (25.34%) Gradle
12 111 (25.11%) Selenium
12 111 (25.11%) XML
13 110 (24.89%) Web Services
14 105 (23.76%) Spring
15 102 (23.08%) BDD
16 100 (22.62%) REST
17 94 (21.27%) Open Source
18 86 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (19.46%) HTML
19 85 (19.23%) Automated Testing
20 80 (18.10%) JIRA
20 80 (18.10%) RESTful
21 79 (17.87%) MongoDB
22 78 (17.65%) Kanban
23 73 (16.52%) Test Automation
24 70 (15.84%) CSS
25 69 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery

Groovy
Top Related 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 56 (12.67%) Tomcat
2 48 (10.86%) Confluence
3 34 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 33 (7.47%) WebLogic
5 31 (7.01%) nginx
6 30 (6.79%) Apache
7 18 (4.07%) CMS
8 16 (3.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (2.49%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.58%) JBoss
12 4 (0.90%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.68%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.68%) Liferay
13 3 (0.68%) Mule
14 2 (0.45%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Gliffy
2 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.28%) GitHub
3 30 (6.79%) PaaS
4 16 (3.62%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.90%) Slack
6 4 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.68%) IaaS
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.45%) SaaS
9 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.23%) G Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.22%) HTTP
2 15 (3.39%) SSL
2 15 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.90%) DNS
3 4 (0.90%) LDAP
3 4 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (0.90%) OpenVPN
3 4 (0.90%) SSH
4 3 (0.68%) AMQP
5 2 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.87%) MongoDB
2 49 (11.09%) NoSQL
3 45 (10.18%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (8.14%) MySQL
5 22 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.52%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.49%) Big Data
8 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.26%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.58%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.36%) Redis
12 5 (1.13%) HBase
13 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.68%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.68%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.68%) JasperReports
14 3 (0.68%) QlikView
15 2 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 181 (40.95%) Jenkins
2 164 (37.10%) Git (software)
3 129 (29.19%) Maven
4 112 (25.34%) Gradle
5 111 (25.11%) Selenium
6 80 (18.10%) JIRA
7 67 (15.16%) SoapUI
8 62 (14.03%) Ant
9 47 (10.63%) Subversion
10 41 (9.28%) IntelliJ
10 41 (9.28%) WebDriver
11 40 (9.05%) gulp
12 36 (8.14%) Bitbucket
12 36 (8.14%) JUnit
13 35 (7.92%) Cucumber
14 30 (6.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 27 (6.11%) JMeter
16 26 (5.88%) Spock
17 25 (5.66%) Grunt
18 23 (5.20%) SonarQube
General
1 56 (12.67%) Finance
2 23 (5.20%) Banking
3 8 (1.81%) Retail
3 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.58%) Games
4 7 (1.58%) Marketing
5 6 (1.36%) Publishing
6 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.68%) Electronics
7 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 253 (57.24%) Developer
2 179 (40.50%) Java Developer
3 69 (15.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (9.73%) Tester
5 35 (7.92%) Automation Tester
6 34 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (5.66%) Analyst
9 23 (5.20%) Test Analyst
10 21 (4.75%) Scala Developer
11 16 (3.62%) Agile Developer
11 16 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
12 15 (3.39%) Consultant
12 15 (3.39%) Developer in Test
12 15 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.17%) Java Automation Tester
14 13 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
14 13 (2.94%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (25.11%) XML
2 110 (24.89%) Web Services
3 105 (23.76%) Spring
4 100 (22.62%) REST
5 86 (19.46%) HTML
6 80 (18.10%) RESTful
7 70 (15.84%) CSS
8 66 (14.93%) Grails
9 62 (14.03%) JSON
10 57 (12.90%) Gherkin
11 50 (11.31%) HTML5
12 48 (10.86%) Hibernate
13 41 (9.28%) SOAP
14 38 (8.60%) AngularJS
15 33 (7.47%) jQuery
16 32 (7.24%) Node.js
17 29 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
18 27 (6.11%) J2EE
19 26 (5.88%) Servlets
20 25 (5.66%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.62%) iPad
2 15 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 13 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.13%) User Experience
7 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.68%) Clustering
7 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.45%) DataPower
8 2 (0.45%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.45%) Fintech
8 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.45%) NHS
8 2 (0.45%) PMI
8 2 (0.45%) Social Media
8 2 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (25.57%) Linux
2 55 (12.44%) Unix
3 37 (8.37%) Windows
4 17 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.04%) Android
5 9 (2.04%) CentOS
5 9 (2.04%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.90%) SmartOS
8 3 (0.68%) Solaris
9 2 (0.45%) Debian
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (31.00%) Scrum
3 122 (27.60%) DevOps
4 117 (26.47%) TDD
5 102 (23.08%) BDD
6 94 (21.27%) Open Source
7 86 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (19.23%) Automated Testing
9 78 (17.65%) Kanban
10 73 (16.52%) Test Automation
11 69 (15.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 68 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 50 (11.31%) Microservices
14 46 (10.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 46 (10.41%) Unit Testing
15 41 (9.28%) API Testing
15 41 (9.28%) User Stories
16 40 (9.05%) OO
17 39 (8.82%) Defect Management
17 39 (8.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 381 (86.20%) Java
2 156 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 122 (27.60%) Scala
4 113 (25.57%) Python
5 65 (14.71%) SQL
6 52 (11.76%) Ruby
7 30 (6.79%) Bash Shell
8 25 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 24 (5.43%) Clojure
10 22 (4.98%) Perl
11 20 (4.52%) C++
12 18 (4.07%) C#
13 16 (3.62%) Haskell
14 13 (2.94%) PHP
15 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.36%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.13%) AspectJ
17 5 (1.13%) Jython
18 3 (0.68%) F#
19 2 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.39%) ISEB
3 15 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (3.17%) Degree
5 5 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (15.38%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.13%) SDET
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 56 (12.67%) Docker
2 27 (6.11%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.90%) Postfix
3 4 (0.90%) Squid
3 4 (0.90%) vCloud
4 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (14.48%) Ansible
2 56 (12.67%) Puppet
3 40 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.30%) Kibana
5 17 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 15 (3.39%) Grafana
7 9 (2.04%) Terraform
8 7 (1.58%) OpenAM
9 5 (1.13%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.90%) logstash
10 4 (0.90%) Rancher
10 4 (0.90%) Rsyslog
10 4 (0.90%) Sysdig
10 4 (0.90%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.45%) CloudHub
12 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (15.16%) Oracle
2 35 (7.92%) Atlassian
3 28 (6.33%) Google
4 26 (5.88%) Splunk
5 19 (4.30%) IBM
6 16 (3.62%) Sitecore
7 12 (2.71%) HP
8 10 (2.26%) New Relic
9 9 (2.04%) hybris
10 7 (1.58%) Adobe
10 7 (1.58%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.58%) VMware
11 6 (1.36%) Guidewire
11 6 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.90%) Sonatype
12 4 (0.90%) webMethods
13 3 (0.68%) GigaSpaces
13 3 (0.68%) Jaspersoft
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft
13 3 (0.68%) SAP
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