Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 406 357
Rank change year-on-year -19 -49 +110
Contract jobs citing Groovy 287 529 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.33% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 371 465
England median daily rate £546 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £408 £400 £413
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £527 £546 £525
% change year-on-year -3.48% +4.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
England median hourly rate £16.00 - £42.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - £42.50

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 25,403 39,811 39,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.12% 44.21% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,520 28,233 27,648
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 605 707
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.66 £17.49
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 25 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor 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 25 February 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 +23 183 £550 -4.35% 32
South East +24 33 £550 +15.79% 8
North of England +41 26 £475 -32.14% 19
South West +32 26 £527 +17.11% 7
North West +24 17 £475 -32.14% 9
Midlands +12 11 £351 -23.70% 2
West Midlands +38 10 £351 -22.00% 2
East of England +11 7 £588 +11.90% 3
North East +14 6 £900 +190.32% 2
Yorkshire +34 3 - - 8
East Midlands +20 1 - -
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 185 (64.46%) Python
2 172 (59.93%) Java
3 164 (57.14%) DevOps
4 158 (55.05%) Jenkins
5 150 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (34.49%) Terraform
7 98 (34.15%) Linux
8 97 (33.80%) Docker
9 88 (30.66%) Kubernetes
9 88 (30.66%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (29.62%) Git (software)
11 77 (26.83%) JIRA
12 75 (26.13%) Ansible
13 74 (25.78%) Microservices
14 70 (24.39%) AWS
15 66 (23.00%) Scala
15 66 (23.00%) Security Cleared
16 63 (21.95%) Scrum
17 60 (20.91%) JavaScript
18 59 (20.56%) Confluence
19 55 (19.16%) Web Services
19 55 (19.16%) SC Cleared
20 54 (18.82%) Bash Shell
21 53 (18.47%) Test Automation
22 51 (17.77%) BDD
23 48 (16.72%) Cucumber
23 48 (16.72%) Azure
24 46 (16.03%) TDD
25 45 (15.68%) Spring
26 44 (15.33%) REST

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 59 (20.56%) Confluence
2 39 (13.59%) nginx
3 20 (6.97%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.83%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.79%) Apache
8 6 (2.09%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.39%) GemFire
10 4 (1.39%) JBoss
11 3 (1.05%) Jetty
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.70%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 70 (24.39%) AWS
2 48 (16.72%) Azure
3 44 (15.33%) GCP
4 30 (10.45%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (9.41%) Serverless
6 26 (9.06%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (8.36%) GitHub
8 22 (7.67%) Amazon ECS
9 17 (5.92%) Amazon S3
9 17 (5.92%) OpenShift
10 14 (4.88%) PaaS
11 13 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (3.83%) npm
12 11 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (3.14%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (3.14%) Route 53
14 8 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (2.09%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (2.09%) BrowserStack
15 6 (2.09%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.06%) DSL
2 14 (4.88%) Firewall
3 7 (2.44%) HTTP
4 6 (2.09%) DNS
5 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.74%) VPN
6 4 (1.39%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.39%) SSL
7 2 (0.70%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.35%) Broadband
8 1 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.35%) FTP
8 1 (0.35%) IMAP
8 1 (0.35%) SMTP
8 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 30 (10.45%) MongoDB
3 20 (6.97%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (5.57%) Big Data
4 16 (5.57%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.83%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.14%) MySQL
7 8 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.79%) Essbase
7 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.44%) Couchbase
8 7 (2.44%) Oracle Smart View
9 6 (2.09%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.05%) HBase
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 158 (55.05%) Jenkins
2 85 (29.62%) Git (software)
3 77 (26.83%) JIRA
4 48 (16.72%) Cucumber
5 40 (13.94%) Gradle
6 39 (13.59%) Maven
7 36 (12.54%) Selenium
8 26 (9.06%) JUnit
9 23 (8.01%) CircleCI
10 19 (6.62%) Gatling
10 19 (6.62%) Travis CI
11 18 (6.27%) Mockito
12 17 (5.92%) gulp
12 17 (5.92%) SoapUI
13 16 (5.57%) Bitbucket
14 15 (5.23%) IntelliJ
15 14 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (4.53%) Postman
16 13 (4.53%) Spinnaker
17 12 (4.18%) REST Assured
General
1 40 (13.94%) Public Sector
2 25 (8.71%) Banking
3 24 (8.36%) Finance
4 7 (2.44%) Games
4 7 (2.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (35.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 84 (29.27%) Developer
3 47 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 17 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
4 17 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (4.88%) Consultant
6 13 (4.53%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
8 10 (3.48%) Analyst
8 10 (3.48%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (3.48%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.14%) ForgeRock Developer
10 8 (2.79%) Architect
10 8 (2.79%) AWS Developer
10 8 (2.79%) IAM Developer
10 8 (2.79%) Scala Developer
10 8 (2.79%) Tester
11 7 (2.44%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.16%) Web Services
2 45 (15.68%) Spring
3 44 (15.33%) REST
4 38 (13.24%) JSON
5 30 (10.45%) Elastic Stack
6 29 (10.10%) SOAP
6 29 (10.10%) Spring Boot
7 25 (8.71%) RESTful
8 24 (8.36%) HTML
8 24 (8.36%) Node.js
9 23 (8.01%) CSS
9 23 (8.01%) Hibernate
9 23 (8.01%) Kafka
10 22 (7.67%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.97%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (5.92%) JPA
13 16 (5.57%) HTML5
14 13 (4.53%) Gherkin
15 11 (3.83%) Middleware
15 11 (3.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 7 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.44%) User Experience
4 6 (2.09%) Robotics
5 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.70%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Derivative
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (34.15%) Linux
2 29 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (9.76%) Windows
4 19 (6.62%) CentOS
5 17 (5.92%) Unix
6 11 (3.83%) Android
7 10 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.79%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.35%) Debian
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (57.14%) DevOps
2 150 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (30.66%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (25.78%) Microservices
5 63 (21.95%) Scrum
6 53 (18.47%) Test Automation
7 51 (17.77%) BDD
8 46 (16.03%) TDD
9 36 (12.54%) Kanban
10 33 (11.50%) Open Source
11 32 (11.15%) Infrastructure as Code
12 31 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (10.10%) Dashboard Development
14 25 (8.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (8.36%) Unit Testing
16 23 (8.01%) Performance Testing
17 22 (7.67%) API Testing
18 21 (7.32%) SDLC
18 21 (7.32%) User Stories
19 19 (6.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 185 (64.46%) Python
2 172 (59.93%) Java
3 66 (23.00%) Scala
4 60 (20.91%) JavaScript
5 54 (18.82%) Bash Shell
6 42 (14.63%) Ruby
7 38 (13.24%) SQL
8 29 (10.10%) Go
9 25 (8.71%) Java 8
10 22 (7.67%) Shell Script
11 16 (5.57%) C#
11 16 (5.57%) Perl
12 14 (4.88%) Clojure
13 11 (3.83%) C++
14 6 (2.09%) Haskell
14 6 (2.09%) Korn
15 5 (1.74%) C
15 5 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.05%) Kotlin
16 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (23.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (19.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.09%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.09%) ISEB
3 6 (2.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.74%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.05%) Degree
6 2 (0.70%) MCTS
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.70%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.70%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) OCP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 97 (33.80%) Docker
2 11 (3.83%) OpenAM
2 11 (3.83%) OpenDJ
3 7 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (34.49%) Terraform
2 88 (30.66%) Kubernetes
3 75 (26.13%) Ansible
4 33 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (10.45%) Puppet
6 29 (10.10%) Packer
7 26 (9.06%) Consul
8 15 (5.23%) Grafana
8 15 (5.23%) Kibana
9 12 (4.18%) logstash
10 8 (2.79%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.44%) Rancher
11 7 (2.44%) Salt
12 5 (1.74%) Prometheus
13 3 (1.05%) Fluentd
14 1 (0.35%) Graphite
14 1 (0.35%) Istio
14 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (12.89%) Google
2 28 (9.76%) Oracle
3 16 (5.57%) Atlassian
3 16 (5.57%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.53%) Splunk
5 11 (3.83%) ForgeRock
6 8 (2.79%) Axway
7 7 (2.44%) hybris
7 7 (2.44%) Hyperion
8 6 (2.09%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.74%) VMware
10 4 (1.39%) Altera
10 4 (1.39%) Cognizant
10 4 (1.39%) Xilinx
11 3 (1.05%) Adobe
11 3 (1.05%) LogicMonitor
11 3 (1.05%) Moogsoft
11 3 (1.05%) SAP
11 3 (1.05%) webMethods
12 2 (0.70%) TOWER Software