Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 445 335
Rank change year-on-year +73 -110 +90
Contract jobs citing Groovy 100 366 745
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.46% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.09% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 213 512
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
10th Percentile £360 £370 £405
90th Percentile £699 £713 £700
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -31.03% +70.59%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -31.03% +70.59%

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 11,097 33,571 41,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.89% 42.51% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,422 23,499 29,663
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 595 644
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +6.49% +5.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £19.43 £17.71
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.80 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.95% +3.83%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 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 +78 68 £531 -3.41% 15
North of England +103 17 £363 -13.17% 8
North West +75 16 £363 -14.71% 6
Midlands +78 4 £360 -28.00% 2
South East +123 3 £406 -14.47% 8
West Midlands +62 3 £360 -28.18% 2
South West +105 2 £525 -20.75%
Yorkshire +74 1 - - 2
East of England +72 1 £525 -23.91% 1
East Midlands +50 1 - -
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 54 (54.00%) Python
1 54 (54.00%) DevOps
2 53 (53.00%) Jenkins
3 46 (46.00%) Java
4 36 (36.00%) Kubernetes
5 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (29.00%) Terraform
7 28 (28.00%) Linux
7 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 27 (27.00%) Azure
9 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 25 (25.00%) JIRA
9 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 23 (23.00%) AWS
10 23 (23.00%) Docker
11 22 (22.00%) Confluence
12 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (21.00%) Ansible
13 20 (20.00%) Web Services
14 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.00%) SQL
15 18 (18.00%) Banking
15 18 (18.00%) Scala
15 18 (18.00%) REST
16 17 (17.00%) Maven
16 17 (17.00%) Scrum
16 17 (17.00%) OpenShift
17 16 (16.00%) Ruby
17 16 (16.00%) MongoDB
18 15 (15.00%) RESTful

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 22 (22.00%) Confluence
2 12 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.00%) JBoss
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 5 (5.00%) Jetty
4 5 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (4.00%) nginx
5 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.00%) CMS
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Lawson
1 5 (5.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.00%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.00%) Azure
2 23 (23.00%) AWS
3 17 (17.00%) OpenShift
4 12 (12.00%) PaaS
5 11 (11.00%) GCP
6 8 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (6.00%) BrowserStack
7 6 (6.00%) IaaS
7 6 (6.00%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (5.00%) Boomi
8 5 (5.00%) GitHub
9 4 (4.00%) Azure Stack
9 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (4.00%) Office 365
9 4 (4.00%) SaaS
10 3 (3.00%) Akamai
10 3 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (3.00%) npm
11 2 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (2.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) DSL
1 6 (6.00%) HTTP
1 6 (6.00%) SSH
2 5 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
4 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) Intranet
4 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 13 (13.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (9.00%) Big Data
4 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.00%) MySQL
5 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.00%) Flink
8 4 (4.00%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.00%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.00%) OrientDB
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.00%) Apache Zeppelin
Development Applications
1 53 (53.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 25 (25.00%) JIRA
4 17 (17.00%) Maven
5 15 (15.00%) Selenium
6 14 (14.00%) Cucumber
7 13 (13.00%) Gradle
8 11 (11.00%) Artifactory
9 10 (10.00%) Subversion
10 8 (8.00%) Bitbucket
11 7 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
11 7 (7.00%) FishEye
11 7 (7.00%) IntelliJ
11 7 (7.00%) SonarQube
12 6 (6.00%) GitLab
12 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
13 5 (5.00%) Liquibase
13 5 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (18.00%) Banking
2 10 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) International Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (22.00%) Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Build Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (7.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Tester
7 5 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) Web Services
2 18 (18.00%) REST
3 15 (15.00%) RESTful
4 12 (12.00%) Kafka
4 12 (12.00%) Spring
5 11 (11.00%) JSON
6 10 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (10.00%) Node.js
6 10 (10.00%) SOAP
7 9 (9.00%) HTML
7 9 (9.00%) JMS
8 8 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (8.00%) XML
9 7 (7.00%) HTML5
9 7 (7.00%) jQuery
9 7 (7.00%) Middleware
9 7 (7.00%) Play Framework
10 6 (6.00%) Apache Camel
10 6 (6.00%) React
10 6 (6.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Derivative
1 5 (5.00%) iPad
1 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.00%) User Experience
2 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.00%) Grid Computing
2 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.00%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) Windows
3 11 (11.00%) Unix
4 10 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (8.00%) Android
6 7 (7.00%) CentOS
6 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.00%) Debian
8 5 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.00%) Fedora
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) DevOps
2 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 21 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.00%) Scrum
6 14 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (14.00%) TDD
7 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 12 (12.00%) Microservices
8 11 (11.00%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.00%) Kanban
9 8 (8.00%) Open Source
10 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.00%) SDLC
10 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.00%) API Design
11 6 (6.00%) API Testing
11 6 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.00%) Python
2 46 (46.00%) Java
3 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.00%) Scala
4 18 (18.00%) SQL
5 16 (16.00%) Ruby
6 12 (12.00%) Perl
7 11 (11.00%) Bash Shell
8 10 (10.00%) Go
8 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (9.00%) C++
10 5 (5.00%) Clojure
10 5 (5.00%) ClojureScript
10 5 (5.00%) Java 8
10 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.00%) R
11 4 (4.00%) VBA
12 3 (3.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) COSO
System Software
1 23 (23.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (36.00%) Kubernetes
2 29 (29.00%) Terraform
3 21 (21.00%) Ansible
4 6 (6.00%) Puppet
5 5 (5.00%) logstash
5 5 (5.00%) Salt
6 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.00%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.00%) Argo
7 2 (2.00%) Consul
7 2 (2.00%) Kibana
7 2 (2.00%) Packer
7 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.00%) Ambari
8 1 (1.00%) Grafana
8 1 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (1.00%) Istio
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Cloudera
2 9 (9.00%) Hortonworks
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.00%) SAP
4 7 (7.00%) Sybase
5 6 (6.00%) Axway
5 6 (6.00%) Micro Focus
5 6 (6.00%) MuleSoft
6 5 (5.00%) Dell
6 5 (5.00%) Infor
6 5 (5.00%) Maconomy
6 5 (5.00%) RedGate
6 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 5 (5.00%) Sparx
6 5 (5.00%) Splunk
7 4 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.00%) CA
7 4 (4.00%) Tableau