Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 503 481
Rank change year-on-year +102 -22 +78
Contract jobs citing Groovy 540 401 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.01% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 290 296
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -0.52%
10th Percentile £371 £322 £318
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £41.25 - £42.50
90th Percentile £43.75 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

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 40032 39662 39927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.19% 40.50% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28223 27465 27345
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 820 945
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.55 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.18 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +95 332 £535 +2.88% 31
South East +7 75 £500 +25.00% 3
North of England +21 55 £450 - 4
South West +29 36 £425 -13.97% 3
East of England +9 30 £513 +13.89% 5
North West 0 23 £325 -27.78% 2
Yorkshire -15 20 £470 +7.43% 2
Midlands +26 15 £519 +15.36%
West Midlands +31 14 £488 +8.50%
North East +69 12 £475 -5.00%
East Midlands -6 1 £550 +29.34%
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 410 (75.93%) Java
2 341 (63.15%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (47.59%) Jenkins
4 220 (40.74%) DevOps
5 212 (39.26%) Python
6 209 (38.70%) TDD
7 208 (38.52%) Docker
8 206 (38.15%) Web Services
9 199 (36.85%) Scrum
10 198 (36.67%) Git (software)
10 198 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
11 193 (35.74%) Test Automation
12 185 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
13 151 (27.96%) Linux
14 149 (27.59%) JavaScript
15 147 (27.22%) BDD
16 139 (25.74%) REST
17 138 (25.56%) Ansible
18 135 (25.00%) Maven
19 126 (23.33%) JIRA
20 123 (22.78%) Bash Shell
21 121 (22.41%) Microservices
22 120 (22.22%) Puppet
23 119 (22.04%) Spring
24 116 (21.48%) Pair Programming
25 112 (20.74%) Software Engineering
26 111 (20.56%) Scala
27 101 (18.70%) HTML
28 97 (17.96%) RESTful
28 97 (17.96%) Open Source

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 81 (15.00%) Confluence
2 66 (12.22%) Tomcat
3 64 (11.85%) Apache
4 46 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (6.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 30 (5.56%) nginx
7 20 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.59%) JBoss
9 13 (2.41%) Mule
10 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.48%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.30%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.11%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.11%) CMS
14 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.56%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.56%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.56%) SAS
16 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) HipChat
1 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 198 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (10.93%) PaaS
3 25 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (4.63%) IaaS
4 24 (4.44%) Amazon S3
5 21 (3.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (3.15%) Slack
6 17 (3.15%) Trello
7 16 (2.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
8 15 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (2.78%) npm
9 11 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.85%) GitHub
10 10 (1.85%) SaaS
11 8 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (1.48%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.48%) Serverless
12 7 (1.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.44%) HTTP
2 45 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 30 (5.56%) DNS
4 21 (3.89%) SSL
5 17 (3.15%) SSH
6 16 (2.96%) OpenLDAP
6 16 (2.96%) OpenVPN
7 12 (2.22%) LDAP
8 9 (1.67%) Internet
9 8 (1.48%) SMS
10 7 (1.30%) Firewall
10 7 (1.30%) FTP
10 7 (1.30%) LAN
10 7 (1.30%) VPN
10 7 (1.30%) WAN
11 6 (1.11%) IMAP
11 6 (1.11%) Network Security
11 6 (1.11%) SMTP
12 5 (0.93%) DHCP
12 5 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.59%) MongoDB
2 78 (14.44%) NoSQL
3 60 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (7.96%) MySQL
5 42 (7.78%) Big Data
6 37 (6.85%) Hadoop
7 36 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 28 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (4.44%) SQL Server
10 22 (4.07%) HBase
10 22 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (2.78%) Redis
13 9 (1.67%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.74%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.74%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.74%) KDB
15 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 257 (47.59%) Jenkins
2 198 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 135 (25.00%) Maven
4 126 (23.33%) JIRA
5 76 (14.07%) Gradle
6 66 (12.22%) gulp
7 62 (11.48%) SoapUI
8 61 (11.30%) Selenium
9 60 (11.11%) IntelliJ
9 60 (11.11%) JUnit
10 54 (10.00%) Bitbucket
11 53 (9.81%) Cucumber
12 47 (8.70%) Grunt
12 47 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
13 41 (7.59%) Ant
13 41 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (7.41%) TeamCity
15 25 (4.63%) Mockito
15 25 (4.63%) SonarQube
16 23 (4.26%) git-flow
General
1 62 (11.48%) Finance
2 34 (6.30%) Banking
3 16 (2.96%) Games
4 13 (2.41%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.04%) Retail
6 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.48%) Marketing
8 7 (1.30%) Electronics
9 6 (1.11%) Billing
10 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (42.41%) Developer
2 180 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 163 (30.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (9.81%) Senior Developer
5 50 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (7.22%) Tester
7 33 (6.11%) AWS DevOps
8 29 (5.37%) Agile Developer
8 29 (5.37%) Agile Java Developer
8 29 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
8 29 (5.37%) Java Engineer
9 28 (5.19%) Automation Tester
9 28 (5.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 19 (3.52%) Consultant
11 17 (3.15%) Software Engineer
12 16 (2.96%) Architect
12 16 (2.96%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (2.78%) Analyst
13 15 (2.78%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.59%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (38.15%) Web Services
2 139 (25.74%) REST
3 119 (22.04%) Spring
4 101 (18.70%) HTML
5 97 (17.96%) RESTful
6 94 (17.41%) CSS
7 84 (15.56%) AngularJS
8 81 (15.00%) HTML5
9 77 (14.26%) JSON
10 76 (14.07%) Dropwizard
11 75 (13.89%) SOAP
12 67 (12.41%) React
13 65 (12.04%) Grails
14 53 (9.81%) Hibernate
15 49 (9.07%) XML
16 47 (8.70%) jQuery
17 45 (8.33%) Play Framework
18 41 (7.59%) Guice
19 40 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
19 40 (7.41%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.15%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.15%) iPad
6 11 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.11%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.11%) User Experience
10 5 (0.93%) Animation
11 4 (0.74%) Fintech
11 4 (0.74%) VWAP
12 3 (0.56%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.56%) DataPower
12 3 (0.56%) IVR
12 3 (0.56%) Online Games
13 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 151 (27.96%) Linux
2 61 (11.30%) Unix
3 44 (8.15%) Windows
4 33 (6.11%) CentOS
5 15 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.04%) Android
7 9 (1.67%) Solaris
7 9 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.30%) AIX
8 7 (1.30%) HPUX
9 6 (1.11%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.37%) VMS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (63.15%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (40.74%) DevOps
3 209 (38.70%) TDD
4 199 (36.85%) Scrum
5 193 (35.74%) Test Automation
6 185 (34.26%) Continuous Integration
7 147 (27.22%) BDD
8 121 (22.41%) Microservices
9 116 (21.48%) Pair Programming
10 112 (20.74%) Software Engineering
11 97 (17.96%) Open Source
12 94 (17.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 92 (17.04%) Kanban
14 90 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 77 (14.26%) SOA
16 74 (13.70%) Configuration Management
17 63 (11.67%) Domain-Driven Design
18 56 (10.37%) MVC
19 51 (9.44%) API Testing
20 47 (8.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 410 (75.93%) Java
2 212 (39.26%) Python
3 149 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 123 (22.78%) Bash Shell
5 111 (20.56%) Scala
6 76 (14.07%) SQL
7 71 (13.15%) Ruby
8 38 (7.04%) Shell Script
9 35 (6.48%) C#
10 23 (4.26%) Clojure
10 23 (4.26%) Kotlin
11 22 (4.07%) Go
12 19 (3.52%) C++
13 18 (3.33%) Perl
14 15 (2.78%) XPath
15 14 (2.59%) PHP
16 11 (2.04%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.48%) Jython
18 7 (1.30%) Haskell
18 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.70%) Degree
4 7 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.93%) ISEB
7 4 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.56%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.37%) GCP
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.19%) JTAG
3 1 (0.19%) MISRA
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 208 (38.52%) Docker
2 36 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (3.15%) vCloud
4 16 (2.96%) Postfix
4 16 (2.96%) Squid
5 15 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.48%) oVirt
7 8 (1.48%) RHEV
8 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.74%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.74%) LXC
9 4 (0.74%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.74%) OpenDJ
9 4 (0.74%) vSphere
10 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 138 (25.56%) Ansible
2 120 (22.22%) Puppet
3 97 (17.96%) Kubernetes
4 76 (14.07%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (11.30%) Terraform
6 39 (7.22%) Kibana
7 34 (6.30%) logstash
8 32 (5.93%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (4.26%) ZABBIX
10 22 (4.07%) Rancher
11 21 (3.89%) Grafana
12 16 (2.96%) Rsyslog
12 16 (2.96%) Sysdig
13 12 (2.22%) Prometheus
14 11 (2.04%) Salt
15 9 (1.67%) Mesos
16 7 (1.30%) Nagios
17 4 (0.74%) CA Service Virtualization
18 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
18 2 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 43 (7.96%) VMware
2 42 (7.78%) New Relic
3 37 (6.85%) Oracle
4 29 (5.37%) Atlassian
5 17 (3.15%) Sonatype
6 15 (2.78%) Splunk
7 13 (2.41%) Google
7 13 (2.41%) HP
8 11 (2.04%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.85%) webMethods
10 8 (1.48%) IBM
11 7 (1.30%) CA
11 7 (1.30%) Microsoft
11 7 (1.30%) SAP
11 7 (1.30%) WSO2
12 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.11%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.11%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.93%) Citrix
13 5 (0.93%) hybris