Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 323 410
Rank change year-on-year -126 +87 +92
Contract jobs citing Groovy 417 695 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.73% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 468 329
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £368 £396 £350
90th Percentile £713 £654 £750
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
England median hourly rate £50.00 £72.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.03% - -

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 35,847 40,245 35,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.06% 43.75% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,072 28,270 24,185
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 725 759
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%
10th Percentile £19.60 £17.52 £17.70
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.20% -1.51% +9.21%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -71 233 £575 +4.55% 7
South East -31 76 £525 +7.14% 3
North of England -40 46 £418 -7.22% 2
Midlands +34 32 £431 -13.75% 1
East Midlands +54 30 £438 +2.34% 1
North West -7 25 £425 -8.11% 1
East of England -9 17 £394 -25.00% 2
South West -60 13 £595 +19.00%
Yorkshire -17 11 £374 -16.89% 1
North East +31 10 £310 -27.06%
West Midlands -9 2 £320 -36.00%
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 286 (68.59%) Java
2 217 (52.04%) DevOps
3 215 (51.56%) Jenkins
4 214 (51.32%) Python
5 182 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (33.81%) Git (software)
6 141 (33.81%) Linux
7 136 (32.61%) Ansible
7 136 (32.61%) Docker
8 133 (31.89%) Kubernetes
9 122 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (26.14%) Web Services
11 108 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
12 104 (24.94%) Scala
12 104 (24.94%) JavaScript
13 101 (24.22%) Maven
14 96 (23.02%) JIRA
15 95 (22.78%) Open Source
15 95 (22.78%) Terraform
16 91 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
17 90 (21.58%) Test Automation
18 86 (20.62%) Puppet
19 78 (18.71%) Ruby
20 77 (18.47%) Cucumber
21 76 (18.23%) Scrum
22 74 (17.75%) Shell Script
23 72 (17.27%) TDD
24 69 (16.55%) Bash Shell
25 68 (16.31%) Gradle
25 68 (16.31%) Finance

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 (14.15%) nginx
2 55 (13.19%) Tomcat
3 52 (12.47%) Confluence
4 43 (10.31%) Cloud Foundry
5 40 (9.59%) WebSphere
6 24 (5.76%) Apache
7 18 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (3.84%) JBoss
9 12 (2.88%) Mule
10 10 (2.40%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.92%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.72%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.48%) CMS
13 2 (0.48%) GemFire
13 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.48%) InVision
1 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.48%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.24%) assyst
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 108 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (11.03%) npm
4 42 (10.07%) GitHub
5 32 (7.67%) PaaS
6 30 (7.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (6.00%) OpenShift
8 15 (3.60%) Amazon S3
9 13 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.64%) Serverless
11 10 (2.40%) Google Analytics
12 9 (2.16%) Boomi
13 8 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.92%) iPaaS
14 7 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.68%) IaaS
15 6 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (1.44%) Apigee
15 6 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.63%) HTTP
2 19 (4.56%) DSL
3 16 (3.84%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.64%) Firewall
5 10 (2.40%) SSL
6 7 (1.68%) FTP
7 6 (1.44%) Wireless
8 4 (0.96%) DNS
9 3 (0.72%) IMAP
9 3 (0.72%) SMTP
9 3 (0.72%) SSH
10 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.48%) VPN
10 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.24%) DHCP
11 1 (0.24%) IPsec
11 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.11%) MongoDB
2 52 (12.47%) NoSQL
3 37 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 29 (6.95%) Big Data
5 19 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (4.56%) MySQL
6 18 (4.32%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.88%) DB2
9 8 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.44%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.20%) Redis
13 4 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.96%) HBase
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 215 (51.56%) Jenkins
2 141 (33.81%) Git (software)
3 101 (24.22%) Maven
4 96 (23.02%) JIRA
5 77 (18.47%) Cucumber
6 68 (16.31%) Gradle
7 60 (14.39%) Selenium
8 56 (13.43%) JUnit
9 52 (12.47%) gulp
10 46 (11.03%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (6.47%) TeamCity
12 26 (6.24%) Bitbucket
13 21 (5.04%) CircleCI
14 20 (4.80%) IBM UrbanCode
14 20 (4.80%) Jasmine
14 20 (4.80%) Travis CI
15 19 (4.56%) Subversion
16 17 (4.08%) Gatling
16 17 (4.08%) SoapUI
17 16 (3.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 68 (16.31%) Finance
2 44 (10.55%) Banking
3 19 (4.56%) Retail
4 11 (2.64%) Games
5 7 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 159 (38.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 122 (29.26%) Developer
3 57 (13.67%) Java Developer
4 30 (7.19%) Tester
5 26 (6.24%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (6.00%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 22 (5.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 20 (4.80%) Automation Tester
10 18 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
11 17 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (4.08%) Hybris Developer
11 17 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.84%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.60%) Analyst
14 13 (3.12%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.88%) Platform Engineer
15 12 (2.88%) QA Engineer
16 11 (2.64%) Architect
17 10 (2.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (26.14%) Web Services
2 62 (14.87%) Spring
3 61 (14.63%) Node.js
4 59 (14.15%) REST
4 59 (14.15%) RESTful
5 58 (13.91%) JSON
6 48 (11.51%) HTML
7 46 (11.03%) CSS
8 42 (10.07%) HTML5
8 42 (10.07%) Kafka
9 41 (9.83%) SOAP
10 35 (8.39%) XML
11 33 (7.91%) Gherkin
12 29 (6.95%) AngularJS
13 28 (6.71%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (5.28%) Hibernate
15 19 (4.56%) React
16 17 (4.08%) LAMP
17 16 (3.84%) Servlets
17 16 (3.84%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.28%) Public Cloud
2 17 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.12%) iPad
4 11 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.40%) FMCG
6 8 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.68%) Grid Computing
8 4 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (0.96%) User Experience
9 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.48%) Blog
10 2 (0.48%) Equities
10 2 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.48%) NHS
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
11 1 (0.24%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 141 (33.81%) Linux
2 56 (13.43%) Windows
3 33 (7.91%) Unix
4 24 (5.76%) CentOS
5 18 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.88%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.48%) AIX
9 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (52.04%) DevOps
2 182 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
4 95 (22.78%) Open Source
5 90 (21.58%) Test Automation
6 76 (18.23%) Scrum
7 72 (17.27%) TDD
8 54 (12.95%) BDD
9 52 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (11.99%) Configuration Management
11 47 (11.27%) Microservices
12 39 (9.35%) Kanban
13 37 (8.87%) E-Commerce
14 33 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (6.95%) SDLC
16 27 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (6.24%) Deployment Automation
18 25 (6.00%) API Testing
18 25 (6.00%) Mentoring
19 24 (5.76%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 286 (68.59%) Java
2 214 (51.32%) Python
3 104 (24.94%) JavaScript
3 104 (24.94%) Scala
4 78 (18.71%) Ruby
5 74 (17.75%) Shell Script
6 69 (16.55%) Bash Shell
7 53 (12.71%) SQL
8 33 (7.91%) C#
8 33 (7.91%) Perl
9 23 (5.52%) C++
9 23 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 20 (4.80%) Clojure
11 18 (4.32%) Go
12 12 (2.88%) Haskell
12 12 (2.88%) Java 8
13 8 (1.92%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.68%) PHP
15 6 (1.44%) AWK
16 5 (1.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (6.71%) SC Cleared
1 28 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.68%) AWS Certification
2 7 (1.68%) Degree
3 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) GDPR
2 1 (0.24%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 136 (32.61%) Docker
2 49 (11.75%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.72%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.72%) OpenDJ
4 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 136 (32.61%) Ansible
2 133 (31.89%) Kubernetes
3 95 (22.78%) Terraform
4 91 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (20.62%) Puppet
6 15 (3.60%) Packer
7 14 (3.36%) Grafana
7 14 (3.36%) Kibana
8 12 (2.88%) Consul
9 9 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (2.16%) logstash
9 9 (2.16%) Rancher
10 6 (1.44%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.20%) Salt
12 3 (0.72%) Control-M
12 3 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.48%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.48%) Istio
13 2 (0.48%) Knative
13 2 (0.48%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 44 (10.55%) Oracle
2 26 (6.24%) Atlassian
2 26 (6.24%) Google
3 22 (5.28%) Splunk
4 20 (4.80%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.32%) hybris
6 17 (4.08%) AppDynamics
7 12 (2.88%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.16%) Adobe
8 9 (2.16%) Dell
8 9 (2.16%) Facebook
9 7 (1.68%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.68%) Perforce
9 7 (1.68%) Solace
9 7 (1.68%) webMethods
10 6 (1.44%) SAP
10 6 (1.44%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.44%) Xerox
11 5 (1.20%) IBM
11 5 (1.20%) New Relic