Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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.

Apache Groovy
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 418 407 485
Rank change year-on-year -11 +78 -145
Contract jobs citing Groovy 360 98 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.83% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 70 184
10th Percentile £429 £359 £383
25th Percentile £513 £374 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £534
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.31% +1.66%
75th Percentile £688 £588 £625
90th Percentile £750 £675 £712
UK median daily rate £570 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £46.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £46.50

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 27,043 11,865 32,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.64% 42.78% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,811 8,435 23,082
10th Percentile £363 £310 £325
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £491 £488
Median % change year-on-year +6.86% +0.78% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £594 £575
90th Percentile £713 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 247 582
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.17 £18.02
25th Percentile £25.38 £21.00 £33.44
Median hourly rate £45.50 £37.93 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.97% -15.72% +7.14%
75th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £51.25
90th Percentile £67.79 £57.17 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £38.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -13.48% +6.34%

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 27 October 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Groovy in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 27 October 2021. 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 -59 226 £605 +11.01% 57
South East -43 40 £550 +10.00% 7
East of England -27 25 £570 +8.57% 11
North of England -67 21 £575 +59.72% 22
Midlands -63 20 £428 +18.89% 5
East Midlands -20 13 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -43 12 £575 - 9
South West -41 9 £445 +61.82% 4
North West -62 8 £590 +63.89% 13
West Midlands -62 7 £428 +18.89% 3
North East - 1 £550 -
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 257 (71.39%) Jenkins
2 230 (63.89%) DevOps
3 216 (60.00%) Python
4 165 (45.83%) Docker
5 159 (44.17%) Kubernetes
6 157 (43.61%) Ansible
7 144 (40.00%) Terraform
8 140 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (35.56%) Java
10 127 (35.28%) AWS
11 118 (32.78%) Linux
12 91 (25.28%) Maven
13 85 (23.61%) Sonatype Nexus
14 78 (21.67%) JIRA
14 78 (21.67%) Test Automation
15 77 (21.39%) Oracle
16 76 (21.11%) Git (software)
17 72 (20.00%) JavaScript
18 71 (19.72%) GitHub
19 70 (19.44%) Security Cleared
20 69 (19.17%) Microservices
21 63 (17.50%) Finance
22 62 (17.22%) Confluence
23 61 (16.94%) Infrastructure as Code
23 61 (16.94%) Social Skills
24 59 (16.39%) Artifactory
25 58 (16.11%) TDD
26 57 (15.83%) Scrum
27 54 (15.00%) Azure
28 53 (14.72%) Spring

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 62 (17.22%) Confluence
2 41 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.83%) Apache Spark
4 19 (5.28%) WebLogic
5 16 (4.44%) nginx
6 13 (3.61%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.22%) CMS
8 7 (1.94%) Apache
9 4 (1.11%) Headless CMS
9 4 (1.11%) Magnolia
10 3 (0.83%) Documentum
10 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.83%) IIS
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.56%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Hyperion Planning
1 7 (1.94%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.83%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 127 (35.28%) AWS
2 71 (19.72%) GitHub
3 54 (15.00%) Azure
4 39 (10.83%) GCP
5 36 (10.00%) Amazon EKS
6 30 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
7 28 (7.78%) PaaS
8 26 (7.22%) npm
9 23 (6.39%) Serverless
10 22 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (4.44%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 16 (4.44%) AWS CodePipeline
13 14 (3.89%) AWS CodeBuild
14 11 (3.06%) Amazon S3
15 10 (2.78%) IaaS
16 9 (2.50%) SaaS
17 7 (1.94%) AWS CloudTrail
17 7 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (1.94%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.56%) Firewall
2 13 (3.61%) HTTP
3 11 (3.06%) SSL
4 6 (1.67%) DSL
5 5 (1.39%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.83%) Internet
7 2 (0.56%) FTP
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.28%) Network Security
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.06%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 31 (8.61%) Big Data
4 28 (7.78%) RDBMS
5 25 (6.94%) SQL Server
6 24 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 23 (6.39%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (5.83%) NoSQL
9 18 (5.00%) Apache Hive
9 18 (5.00%) HBase
9 18 (5.00%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.61%) MySQL
11 12 (3.33%) Metadata
12 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.94%) Essbase
14 5 (1.39%) Couchbase
15 4 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.83%) Data Mart
16 3 (0.83%) Flink
Development Applications
1 257 (71.39%) Jenkins
2 91 (25.28%) Maven
3 85 (23.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 78 (21.67%) JIRA
5 76 (21.11%) Git (software)
6 59 (16.39%) Artifactory
7 44 (12.22%) Gradle
8 31 (8.61%) Bitbucket
9 24 (6.67%) gulp
9 24 (6.67%) Travis CI
10 23 (6.39%) CircleCI
11 20 (5.56%) Selenium
12 19 (5.28%) Cucumber
12 19 (5.28%) SonarQube
12 19 (5.28%) Subversion
13 17 (4.72%) GitLab
14 16 (4.44%) TeamCity
15 13 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (3.33%) JMeter
16 12 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (17.50%) Finance
2 61 (16.94%) Social Skills
3 28 (7.78%) Banking
4 24 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 20 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.61%) Retail
7 12 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.78%) Legal
9 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Electronics
13 2 (0.56%) Games
13 2 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.56%) Marketing
14 1 (0.28%) Front Office
14 1 (0.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (44.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (16.11%) Developer
3 27 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 24 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 24 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 20 (5.56%) Architect
5 20 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (5.28%) Data Engineer
7 17 (4.72%) Tester
8 13 (3.61%) Applications Engineer
8 13 (3.61%) Applications Support
8 13 (3.61%) Applications Support Engineer
8 13 (3.61%) Automation Tester
8 13 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.33%) Hybris Developer
10 10 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (2.78%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.72%) Spring
2 43 (11.94%) Spring Boot
3 33 (9.17%) Node.js
4 30 (8.33%) Web Services
5 27 (7.50%) Elastic Stack
6 24 (6.67%) RESTful
7 23 (6.39%) React
7 23 (6.39%) REST
8 22 (6.11%) CSS
8 22 (6.11%) HTML
9 21 (5.83%) Kafka
10 19 (5.28%) .NET
11 18 (5.00%) SOAP
11 18 (5.00%) YAML
12 17 (4.72%) Django
12 17 (4.72%) Flask
13 13 (3.61%) JSON
14 12 (3.33%) ARM Templates
15 11 (3.06%) Gherkin
16 10 (2.78%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.61%) iPad
2 11 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 10 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 9 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.22%) NHS
6 7 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (1.94%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.11%) Legacy Applications
8 4 (1.11%) User Experience
9 3 (0.83%) Grid Computing
9 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 118 (32.78%) Linux
2 40 (11.11%) Unix
3 31 (8.61%) Windows
4 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.11%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.56%) CentOS
6 2 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (63.89%) DevOps
2 140 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (21.67%) Test Automation
4 69 (19.17%) Microservices
5 61 (16.94%) Infrastructure as Code
6 58 (16.11%) TDD
7 57 (15.83%) Scrum
8 44 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 40 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (10.28%) Configuration Management
11 33 (9.17%) OO
12 30 (8.33%) Open Source
13 29 (8.06%) Build Automation
13 29 (8.06%) Migration
13 29 (8.06%) Software Engineering
14 28 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
14 28 (7.78%) OOP
14 28 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (6.94%) SDLC
16 24 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 216 (60.00%) Python
2 128 (35.56%) Java
3 72 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 43 (11.94%) Bash Shell
4 43 (11.94%) SQL
5 26 (7.22%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.67%) C#
7 20 (5.56%) Ruby
8 19 (5.28%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.28%) Scala
9 17 (4.72%) Go
10 16 (4.44%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.50%) Java 8
13 8 (2.22%) Perl
14 7 (1.94%) C++
15 5 (1.39%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.83%) PHP
17 2 (0.56%) C
17 2 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 70 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.39%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.72%) QA
2 14 (3.89%) Accessibility
3 11 (3.06%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 165 (45.83%) Docker
2 18 (5.00%) HDFS
3 10 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.22%) Varnish
6 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.56%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.28%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 159 (44.17%) Kubernetes
2 157 (43.61%) Ansible
3 144 (40.00%) Terraform
4 37 (10.28%) Puppet
5 34 (9.44%) Docker Swarm
5 34 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (9.44%) Prometheus
6 28 (7.78%) Rancher
7 27 (7.50%) Grafana
8 17 (4.72%) Istio
9 16 (4.44%) ITRS Geneos
9 16 (4.44%) Kibana
10 15 (4.17%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.94%) Packer
12 6 (1.67%) Salt
13 5 (1.39%) Ambari
14 4 (1.11%) HP Fortify
14 4 (1.11%) Kiali
14 4 (1.11%) Marathon
14 4 (1.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 77 (21.39%) Oracle
2 39 (10.83%) Splunk
3 36 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 28 (7.78%) Dynatrace
4 28 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 25 (6.94%) Google
6 19 (5.28%) MuleSoft
7 14 (3.89%) CyberArk
8 12 (3.33%) AppDynamics
8 12 (3.33%) hybris
8 12 (3.33%) SAP
9 11 (3.06%) VMware
10 9 (2.50%) Informatica
11 7 (1.94%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.11%) IBM
13 4 (1.11%) New Relic
14 3 (0.83%) Murex
14 3 (0.83%) Pega
14 3 (0.83%) TIBCO