Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 403 451 373
Rank change year-on-year +48 -78 -14
Contract jobs citing Groovy 116 279 626
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.42% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 1.02% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 166 463
Median daily rate £488 £550 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +0.73% +4.00%
10th Percentile £326 £375 £406
90th Percentile £675 £711 £700
UK median daily rate £513 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -4.65% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 14,069 27,276 40,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.09% 41.13% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,902 19,313 29,193
Median daily rate £482 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +2.11% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 493 562
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.19
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.11% +5.48%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +33 74 £491 -10.68% 39
North of England +96 9 £500 +3.90% 7
North West +73 8 £500 +5.26% 3
South East +89 7 £490 +3.16% 2
East of England +57 6 £450 -30.23% 4
Midlands +52 5 £360 +2.48% 9
South West +82 4 £315 -52.45% 1
West Midlands +46 4 £360 +2.48% 6
Yorkshire +48 1 - - 2
East Midlands +40 1 - - 3
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 74 (63.79%) Jenkins
2 65 (56.03%) DevOps
3 60 (51.72%) Java
4 48 (41.38%) Python
5 45 (38.79%) Git (software)
6 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (28.45%) Linux
8 30 (25.86%) Kubernetes
9 29 (25.00%) Ansible
9 29 (25.00%) JIRA
10 27 (23.28%) Test Automation
10 27 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
11 26 (22.41%) Terraform
12 25 (21.55%) Confluence
13 24 (20.69%) SQL
13 24 (20.69%) REST
14 23 (19.83%) Oracle
14 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
15 22 (18.97%) Perl
15 22 (18.97%) Azure
15 22 (18.97%) Artifactory
16 20 (17.24%) Node.js
16 20 (17.24%) GCP
17 19 (16.38%) Docker
17 19 (16.38%) Selenium
17 19 (16.38%) Spring
17 19 (16.38%) Configuration Management
18 18 (15.52%) Scala
18 18 (15.52%) Relational Database

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 25 (21.55%) Confluence
2 10 (8.62%) IIS
3 8 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.03%) nginx
5 6 (5.17%) Apache
5 6 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.17%) JBoss
6 4 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.59%) Jetty
7 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.86%) Camunda
9 1 (0.86%) Mule
9 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Lawson
2 3 (2.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.86%) HFM
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Azure
2 20 (17.24%) GCP
3 12 (10.34%) AWS
3 12 (10.34%) GitHub
3 12 (10.34%) PaaS
4 6 (5.17%) Apigee
4 6 (5.17%) npm
4 6 (5.17%) OpenShift
5 5 (4.31%) Boomi
5 5 (4.31%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (3.45%) BrowserStack
6 4 (3.45%) Office 365
7 3 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (2.59%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (2.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.59%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.72%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) DSL
1 7 (6.03%) HTTP
2 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.31%) Firewall
4 4 (3.45%) DNS
4 4 (3.45%) SSH
4 4 (3.45%) SSL
5 3 (2.59%) FTP
6 2 (1.72%) IMAP
6 2 (1.72%) SMTP
6 2 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) MongoDB
2 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.03%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.17%) BigQuery
5 6 (5.17%) MySQL
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.72%) Big Data
7 2 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.86%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.86%) Cloud Spanner
8 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 74 (63.79%) Jenkins
2 45 (38.79%) Git (software)
3 29 (25.00%) JIRA
4 22 (18.97%) Artifactory
5 19 (16.38%) Selenium
6 17 (14.66%) Cucumber
6 17 (14.66%) Maven
7 15 (12.93%) Subversion
8 10 (8.62%) Gradle
8 10 (8.62%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.76%) GitLab
9 9 (7.76%) Liquibase
9 9 (7.76%) VisualSVN
10 7 (6.03%) Ant
10 7 (6.03%) CircleCI
10 7 (6.03%) gulp
10 7 (6.03%) IBM UrbanCode
11 6 (5.17%) Gatling
11 6 (5.17%) JUnit
11 6 (5.17%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (14.66%) Banking
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 8 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) International Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (32.76%) Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.62%) Build Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Tester
8 5 (4.31%) Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) DevOps Administrator
10 3 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (2.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.69%) REST
2 20 (17.24%) Node.js
3 19 (16.38%) Spring
4 16 (13.79%) Middleware
5 15 (12.93%) React
6 14 (12.07%) HTML
6 14 (12.07%) HTML5
7 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
8 11 (9.48%) CSS
8 11 (9.48%) Hibernate
9 10 (8.62%) JSON
9 10 (8.62%) Play Framework
9 10 (8.62%) XML
10 9 (7.76%) CSS3
10 9 (7.76%) RESTful
10 9 (7.76%) SOAP
10 9 (7.76%) Spring Boot
11 6 (5.17%) Java EE
11 6 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) User Experience
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) Derivative
3 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.72%) iPad
4 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.86%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) LIMS
5 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Linux
2 15 (12.93%) Windows
3 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.03%) CentOS
6 6 (5.17%) Android
7 5 (4.31%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.59%) Debian
8 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.59%) Unix
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (56.03%) DevOps
2 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (23.28%) Test Automation
4 19 (16.38%) Configuration Management
5 16 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
5 16 (13.79%) Scrum
6 13 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (10.34%) Front End Development
7 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.34%) Microservices
7 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.34%) TDD
8 11 (9.48%) Open Source
9 9 (7.76%) BDD
9 9 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.76%) SDLC
10 8 (6.90%) Kanban
10 8 (6.90%) Process Improvement
11 7 (6.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.72%) Java
2 48 (41.38%) Python
3 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.69%) SQL
5 22 (18.97%) Perl
6 18 (15.52%) Scala
7 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
8 15 (12.93%) Bash Shell
9 14 (12.07%) Ruby
10 9 (7.76%) Go
10 9 (7.76%) Java 8
11 7 (6.03%) C++
11 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.45%) Clojure
14 3 (2.59%) ClojureScript
14 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.72%) C
15 2 (1.72%) C#
15 2 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) COSO
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (16.38%) Docker
2 6 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.59%) Varnish
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (25.86%) Kubernetes
2 29 (25.00%) Ansible
3 26 (22.41%) Terraform
4 15 (12.93%) Puppet
5 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (7.76%) Salt
7 6 (5.17%) Argo
8 5 (4.31%) Kibana
9 4 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (3.45%) Istio
10 3 (2.59%) Grafana
10 3 (2.59%) WSUS
11 1 (0.86%) Consul
11 1 (0.86%) Control-M
11 1 (0.86%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.86%) logstash
11 1 (0.86%) Packer
11 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Oracle
2 14 (12.07%) Google
3 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.62%) Micro Focus
5 9 (7.76%) RedGate
5 9 (7.76%) ServiceNow
6 7 (6.03%) Splunk
7 6 (5.17%) SAP
8 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.31%) Dell
8 5 (4.31%) Infor
8 5 (4.31%) Maconomy
9 4 (3.45%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.45%) Hortonworks
9 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.59%) Axway
10 3 (2.59%) Databricks
10 3 (2.59%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.59%) Sparx
10 3 (2.59%) Sybase