Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 494 323 421
Rank change year-on-year -171 +98 +96
Contract jobs citing Groovy 290 747 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.79% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.76% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 524 392
England median daily rate £540 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £373 £407 £369
90th Percentile £714 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £535 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +1.90% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 32,180 42,338 39,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.00% 45.03% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,496 30,119 27,710
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 619 745
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.12 £16.61
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 -94 180 £546 -0.73% 33
South East -24 51 £475 +5.56% 4
Midlands -18 16 £407 -11.58% 8
East of England +16 15 £690 +31.43% 6
North of England -56 15 £474 -5.25% 13
South West +7 13 £546 +4.04% 2
East Midlands +5 9 - -
North West -24 9 £481 -31.25% 6
West Midlands -9 7 £407 -9.61% 8
Yorkshire -18 6 £387 -14.00% 7
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 181 (62.41%) Java
2 167 (57.59%) Python
2 167 (57.59%) DevOps
3 155 (53.45%) Jenkins
4 150 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (35.86%) Linux
6 102 (35.17%) Git (software)
7 86 (29.66%) JIRA
8 83 (28.62%) Docker
9 82 (28.28%) Terraform
10 81 (27.93%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (27.93%) Scala
11 80 (27.59%) Kubernetes
12 75 (25.86%) Microservices
13 70 (24.14%) Ansible
14 68 (23.45%) JavaScript
15 67 (23.10%) Scrum
16 61 (21.03%) AWS
17 57 (19.66%) Security Cleared
17 57 (19.66%) Maven
18 56 (19.31%) Bash Shell
19 55 (18.97%) Confluence
20 54 (18.62%) Test Automation
21 52 (17.93%) TDD
22 48 (16.55%) Ruby
22 48 (16.55%) Web Services
23 44 (15.17%) Puppet
24 43 (14.83%) Gradle
24 43 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
25 41 (14.14%) SC Cleared

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 55 (18.97%) Confluence
2 30 (10.34%) nginx
3 27 (9.31%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (9.31%) Tomcat
4 24 (8.28%) Apache
5 15 (5.17%) Apache Spark
5 15 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 14 (4.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (4.48%) JBoss
8 10 (3.45%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.07%) Jetty
9 6 (2.07%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 6 (2.07%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.03%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.69%) GemFire
11 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.03%) AWS
2 40 (13.79%) Azure
3 31 (10.69%) GitHub
4 24 (8.28%) GCP
5 17 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (5.86%) Serverless
6 16 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (4.48%) npm
7 13 (4.48%) PaaS
8 11 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (3.45%) Amazon S3
10 9 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (3.10%) Google Analytics
10 9 (3.10%) OpenShift
11 8 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.72%) AWS Fargate
13 5 (1.72%) Route 53
14 4 (1.38%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.21%) HTTP
2 16 (5.52%) DSL
3 11 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.10%) SSL
5 8 (2.76%) Firewall
6 6 (2.07%) SSH
7 5 (1.72%) VPN
8 4 (1.38%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.03%) DNS
10 1 (0.34%) FTP
10 1 (0.34%) IMAP
10 1 (0.34%) LAN
10 1 (0.34%) SMTP
10 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.10%) MongoDB
2 28 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.97%) Hadoop
3 26 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.86%) Big Data
5 15 (5.17%) MySQL
5 15 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.10%) Amazon Aurora
7 9 (3.10%) Essbase
7 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.76%) Oracle Smart View
9 7 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.41%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (2.07%) HBase
11 5 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
11 5 (1.72%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.38%) Flink
Development Applications
1 155 (53.45%) Jenkins
2 102 (35.17%) Git (software)
3 86 (29.66%) JIRA
4 57 (19.66%) Maven
5 43 (14.83%) Gradle
6 40 (13.79%) Selenium
7 39 (13.45%) Cucumber
8 28 (9.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (7.24%) gulp
10 20 (6.90%) IntelliJ
11 19 (6.55%) JUnit
12 18 (6.21%) Ant
12 18 (6.21%) Eclipse
13 17 (5.86%) CircleCI
14 15 (5.17%) Gatling
15 14 (4.83%) Bitbucket
15 14 (4.83%) Mercurial
15 14 (4.83%) Subversion
16 12 (4.14%) Spinnaker
16 12 (4.14%) Travis CI
General
1 33 (11.38%) Banking
2 20 (6.90%) Finance
3 18 (6.21%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.76%) Retail
5 5 (1.72%) Games
5 5 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (33.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (27.93%) Developer
3 39 (13.45%) Java Developer
4 17 (5.86%) Scala Developer
5 15 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
5 15 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 14 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (4.83%) Senior DevOps
7 13 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 13 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.14%) Architect
9 11 (3.79%) Analyst
9 11 (3.79%) Consultant
9 11 (3.79%) Java Engineer
9 11 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (3.79%) Tester
10 9 (3.10%) Data Engineer
10 9 (3.10%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.55%) Web Services
2 40 (13.79%) REST
2 40 (13.79%) Spring
3 38 (13.10%) RESTful
4 37 (12.76%) JSON
4 37 (12.76%) Kafka
5 36 (12.41%) HTML
6 33 (11.38%) Node.js
7 32 (11.03%) CSS
8 31 (10.69%) HTML5
9 26 (8.97%) AngularJS
10 24 (8.28%) Hibernate
11 23 (7.93%) Gherkin
12 22 (7.59%) XML
13 20 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (6.55%) Play Framework
15 17 (5.86%) jQuery
15 17 (5.86%) Spring Boot
16 16 (5.52%) SOAP
17 14 (4.83%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.17%) User Experience
2 13 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.10%) Grid Computing
5 7 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.41%) PKI
6 6 (2.07%) Derivative
6 6 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.38%) Equities
7 4 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.03%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.03%) Robotics
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (35.86%) Linux
2 36 (12.41%) Windows
3 29 (10.00%) CentOS
4 26 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 15 (5.17%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.48%) Android
7 10 (3.45%) Unix
8 8 (2.76%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.07%) Debian
10 2 (0.69%) AIX
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (57.59%) DevOps
2 150 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (27.93%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (25.86%) Microservices
5 67 (23.10%) Scrum
6 54 (18.62%) Test Automation
7 52 (17.93%) TDD
8 43 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (13.79%) Open Source
10 33 (11.38%) Kanban
11 32 (11.03%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (10.69%) BDD
13 28 (9.66%) Configuration Management
14 24 (8.28%) Unit Testing
15 23 (7.93%) Infrastructure as Code
16 21 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (6.90%) Build Automation
17 20 (6.90%) Pair Programming
17 20 (6.90%) User Stories
18 19 (6.55%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (62.41%) Java
2 167 (57.59%) Python
3 81 (27.93%) Scala
4 68 (23.45%) JavaScript
5 56 (19.31%) Bash Shell
6 48 (16.55%) Ruby
7 29 (10.00%) Perl
8 28 (9.66%) SQL
9 22 (7.59%) Go
10 19 (6.55%) Clojure
11 18 (6.21%) Java 8
12 17 (5.86%) Shell Script
13 15 (5.17%) C#
14 13 (4.48%) PowerShell
15 12 (4.14%) C++
16 10 (3.45%) Haskell
17 7 (2.41%) C
18 6 (2.07%) Kotlin
18 6 (2.07%) PL/SQL
18 6 (2.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.79%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.07%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.03%) ISEB
5 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) MCTS
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) QA
System Software
1 83 (28.62%) Docker
2 11 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.72%) OpenAM
3 5 (1.72%) OpenDJ
4 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (28.28%) Terraform
2 80 (27.59%) Kubernetes
3 70 (24.14%) Ansible
4 44 (15.17%) Puppet
5 29 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (7.93%) Consul
7 20 (6.90%) Packer
8 19 (6.55%) Grafana
9 16 (5.52%) Kibana
10 10 (3.45%) Prometheus
11 9 (3.10%) Salt
12 6 (2.07%) logstash
13 4 (1.38%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 4 (1.38%) ZABBIX
14 3 (1.03%) Fluentd
14 3 (1.03%) Rancher
15 2 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.69%) Istio
16 1 (0.34%) Nagios
16 1 (0.34%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 35 (12.07%) Oracle
2 27 (9.31%) Red Hat
3 24 (8.28%) Google
4 17 (5.86%) Splunk
5 16 (5.52%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.10%) Adobe
8 8 (2.76%) Hyperion
8 8 (2.76%) MuleSoft
9 7 (2.41%) ForgeRock
9 7 (2.41%) hybris
9 7 (2.41%) webMethods
10 6 (2.07%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.07%) Hortonworks
10 6 (2.07%) Sybase
10 6 (2.07%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.72%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.38%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.38%) NetIQ
12 4 (1.38%) VMware