Period
to

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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 430 444 395
Rank change year-on-year +14 -49 +57
Contract jobs citing Groovy 358 177 223
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 0.93% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 121 143
10th Percentile £435 £383 £384
25th Percentile £500 £450 £495
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +0.92%
75th Percentile £697 £675 £675
90th Percentile £800 £715 £850
UK median daily rate £585 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £61.81 - £42.00
Median hourly rate £63.62 - £44.00
75th Percentile £65.42 - £46.00
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £63.62 - £44.00
% change year-on-year - - -12.00%

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 26,352 19,033 17,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.13% 40.95% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,440 13,601 12,788
10th Percentile £381 £325 £325
25th Percentile £458 £411 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £775 £694 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 377 301
10th Percentile £20.20 £17.16 £17.75
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.30% -1.14%
75th Percentile £62.25 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.85 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -1.18% -1.16%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +5 229 £610 -2.40% 30
East of England -14 30 £594 +27.69% 1
North of England -37 26 £525 -16.67% 8
South East -30 20 £463 -2.63% 2
North West -32 20 £525 -17.32% 3
South West -17 14 £513 +9.33% 1
Midlands -40 13 £381 -3.54% 3
West Midlands -47 12 £381 -13.03% 1
Yorkshire -27 6 £525 - 5
East Midlands -25 1 £505 +32.03% 2
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 224 (62.57%) Jenkins
2 210 (58.66%) DevOps
3 204 (56.98%) Python
4 173 (48.32%) Kubernetes
5 155 (43.30%) Docker
6 153 (42.74%) Ansible
7 151 (42.18%) Java
8 149 (41.62%) Terraform
9 131 (36.59%) Agile
10 125 (34.92%) CI/CD
11 116 (32.40%) AWS
12 100 (27.93%) Linux
13 90 (25.14%) Maven
14 76 (21.23%) GCP
15 71 (19.83%) Gradle
16 70 (19.55%) Microservices
16 70 (19.55%) Oracle
16 70 (19.55%) Social Skills
17 67 (18.72%) Opscode Chef
18 66 (18.44%) Finance
19 65 (18.16%) JIRA
20 62 (17.32%) Git (software)
21 61 (17.04%) Google
22 59 (16.48%) CircleCI
23 58 (16.20%) npm
23 58 (16.20%) Amazon EKS
24 57 (15.92%) Open Source
24 57 (15.92%) Mentoring
24 57 (15.92%) gulp
25 56 (15.64%) Travis CI

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 33 (9.22%) Confluence
2 12 (3.35%) Apache
2 12 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.07%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.96%) nginx
5 6 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.68%) IIS
5 6 (1.68%) Mule
6 3 (0.84%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.56%) CMS
7 2 (0.56%) JBoss
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.84%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 116 (32.40%) AWS
2 76 (21.23%) GCP
3 58 (16.20%) Amazon EKS
3 58 (16.20%) npm
4 46 (12.85%) Azure
5 41 (11.45%) GitHub
6 34 (9.50%) Amazon ECS
7 32 (8.94%) OpenShift
8 21 (5.87%) Serverless
9 16 (4.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (4.47%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (4.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (3.91%) Amazon S3
12 12 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (3.35%) Datadog
13 11 (3.07%) PaaS
14 10 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.96%) AWS CodePipeline
15 7 (1.96%) Azure Key Vault
15 7 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.26%) Firewall
2 21 (5.87%) DSL
3 11 (3.07%) HTTP
3 11 (3.07%) SSL
4 7 (1.96%) DNS
5 3 (0.84%) FTP
5 3 (0.84%) SMTP
5 3 (0.84%) SSH
5 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.56%) SAN
6 2 (0.56%) SNMP
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
7 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.01%) MongoDB
2 33 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 25 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (3.07%) MySQL
7 5 (1.40%) Redis
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.84%) Big Data
9 3 (0.84%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.84%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.84%) MS Access
10 2 (0.56%) CockroachDB
10 2 (0.56%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.56%) Metadata
10 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 224 (62.57%) Jenkins
2 90 (25.14%) Maven
3 71 (19.83%) Gradle
4 65 (18.16%) JIRA
5 62 (17.32%) Git (software)
6 59 (16.48%) CircleCI
7 57 (15.92%) gulp
8 56 (15.64%) Travis CI
9 48 (13.41%) Artifactory
10 28 (7.82%) Cucumber
11 26 (7.26%) Selenium
11 26 (7.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 23 (6.42%) Bitbucket
13 21 (5.87%) Gatling
13 21 (5.87%) GitLab
14 19 (5.31%) Spock
15 17 (4.75%) REST Assured
16 14 (3.91%) Spinnaker
17 12 (3.35%) JUnit
18 11 (3.07%) Subversion
General
1 70 (19.55%) Social Skills
2 66 (18.44%) Finance
3 38 (10.61%) Banking
4 25 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.70%) Public Sector
6 19 (5.31%) Retail
7 9 (2.51%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.12%) Front Office
9 4 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (1.12%) Legal
10 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Aviation
11 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (43.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 95 (26.54%) Developer
3 52 (14.53%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 47 (13.13%) Java Developer
5 26 (7.26%) Platform Engineer
6 22 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
7 21 (5.87%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (4.75%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (4.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.63%) Java Engineer
10 13 (3.63%) JIRA Developer
11 12 (3.35%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.51%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.51%) Consultant
13 8 (2.23%) DevOps Platform Engineer
14 7 (1.96%) Analyst
14 7 (1.96%) QA Engineer
14 7 (1.96%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.96%) Test Engineer
15 6 (1.68%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.85%) Kafka
2 42 (11.73%) Spring
3 40 (11.17%) REST
4 30 (8.38%) Django
4 30 (8.38%) Spring Boot
5 26 (7.26%) RESTful
5 26 (7.26%) Web Services
6 25 (6.98%) Flask
7 24 (6.70%) FastAPI
7 24 (6.70%) React
8 22 (6.15%) Java EE
9 21 (5.87%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (5.87%) J2EE
10 20 (5.59%) EJB
10 20 (5.59%) Guice
10 20 (5.59%) Struts
11 19 (5.31%) AngularJS
11 19 (5.31%) XML
12 16 (4.47%) .NET
12 16 (4.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.54%) Data Protection Act
2 21 (5.87%) Clustering
3 18 (5.03%) Cloud Native
4 11 (3.07%) NHS
5 10 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.12%) User Experience
9 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.84%) iPad
9 3 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (0.84%) Media Streaming
9 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.56%) CMDB
10 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (27.93%) Linux
2 36 (10.06%) Windows
3 34 (9.50%) Unix
4 14 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (1.68%) CentOS
7 6 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.84%) Alpine Linux
9 3 (0.84%) VMS
10 2 (0.56%) Android
10 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (58.66%) DevOps
2 131 (36.59%) Agile
3 125 (34.92%) CI/CD
4 70 (19.55%) Microservices
5 57 (15.92%) Mentoring
5 57 (15.92%) Open Source
6 51 (14.25%) Test Automation
7 50 (13.97%) Scrum
8 49 (13.69%) TDD
9 48 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (11.17%) OO
11 39 (10.89%) Domain-Driven Design
12 38 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 34 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (8.38%) Data Protection
15 27 (7.54%) Memory Management
15 27 (7.54%) Web Development
16 26 (7.26%) Platform Engineering
16 26 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (6.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 204 (56.98%) Python
2 151 (42.18%) Java
3 55 (15.36%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.13%) Bash
5 40 (11.17%) SQL
6 35 (9.78%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.54%) Scala
8 22 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 20 (5.59%) Go
10 19 (5.31%) C#
11 17 (4.75%) Ruby
12 14 (3.91%) Perl
13 12 (3.35%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.96%) C++
15 6 (1.68%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.56%) PHP
16 2 (0.56%) VBA
17 1 (0.28%) C
17 1 (0.28%) JSX
17 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.51%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.23%) Degree
5 7 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.26%) QA
2 15 (4.19%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.84%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 155 (43.30%) Docker
2 12 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.28%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.28%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 173 (48.32%) Kubernetes
2 153 (42.74%) Ansible
3 149 (41.62%) Terraform
4 67 (18.72%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (9.22%) Docker Swarm
5 33 (9.22%) Grafana
6 28 (7.82%) Prometheus
7 24 (6.70%) Istio
8 21 (5.87%) Packer
9 11 (3.07%) Kibana
10 9 (2.51%) Consul
11 8 (2.23%) BladeLogic
11 8 (2.23%) Puppet
12 7 (1.96%) HP Fortify
12 7 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 3 (0.84%) Rancher
14 1 (0.28%) Fortio
14 1 (0.28%) Kiali
14 1 (0.28%) Podman
Vendors
1 70 (19.55%) Oracle
2 61 (17.04%) Google
3 32 (8.94%) Splunk
4 26 (7.26%) Atlassian
5 22 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.03%) AppDynamics
7 9 (2.51%) IBM
8 8 (2.23%) Adobe
9 7 (1.96%) CyberArk
10 6 (1.68%) SAP
10 6 (1.68%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.12%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.12%) Coverity
11 4 (1.12%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.12%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.12%) Remedy
12 3 (0.84%) CA
12 3 (0.84%) New Relic
12 3 (0.84%) Sonatype
13 2 (0.56%) Hyperion