Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 440 397 440
Rank change year-on-year -43 +43 -112
Contract jobs citing Groovy 172 231 450
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.21% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 148 279
10th Percentile £360 £378 £380
25th Percentile £433 £494 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £670 £675 £650
90th Percentile £713 £850 £700
UK median daily rate £545 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -0.91% +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year - -12.00% -31.03%
UK median hourly rate - £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -12.00% -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 18,251 19,065 36,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.04% 40.94% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,019 13,577 25,940
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £406 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 324 568
10th Percentile £18.25 £17.22 £18.00
25th Percentile £25.00 £21.57 £31.13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% -2.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.85 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 -61 96 £593 +7.82% 40
North of England +19 17 £625 +13.64% 13
North West +19 15 £630 +32.63% 4
East of England +31 11 £450 -23.40% 1
South East +37 10 £475 -13.64% 7
Midlands +23 8 £395 +16.76% 14
South West +23 6 £469 -30.52% 1
West Midlands +8 6 £438 +29.32% 11
East Midlands - 2 £383 - 3
Yorkshire +18 1 - - 9
North East +12 1 £550 -42.11%
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 117 (68.02%) Java
2 100 (58.14%) DevOps
3 98 (56.98%) Jenkins
4 92 (53.49%) Python
5 74 (43.02%) Kubernetes
6 53 (30.81%) Docker
6 53 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (29.07%) Ansible
8 49 (28.49%) Linux
9 47 (27.33%) Terraform
10 45 (26.16%) AWS
11 43 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 43 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 36 (20.93%) Maven
13 32 (18.60%) GCP
14 31 (18.02%) Spring
15 30 (17.44%) Finance
16 29 (16.86%) Open Source
17 28 (16.28%) Banking
17 28 (16.28%) Web Services
17 28 (16.28%) Gradle
18 27 (15.70%) NoSQL
19 26 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (15.12%) Security Cleared
20 25 (14.53%) Azure
20 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
20 25 (14.53%) Node.js
21 24 (13.95%) Social Skills
22 23 (13.37%) SC Cleared
22 23 (13.37%) SQL

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 18 (10.47%) Confluence
2 17 (9.88%) nginx
3 13 (7.56%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.07%) Apache
5 5 (2.91%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.33%) IIS
7 3 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.16%) CMS
8 2 (1.16%) JBoss
8 2 (1.16%) Liferay
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.58%) Camunda
9 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.16%) AWS
2 32 (18.60%) GCP
3 25 (14.53%) Azure
4 20 (11.63%) GitHub
4 20 (11.63%) npm
5 16 (9.30%) Amazon EKS
6 13 (7.56%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (5.81%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (5.23%) Serverless
9 8 (4.65%) OpenShift
10 6 (3.49%) Apigee
10 6 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (2.91%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.91%) PaaS
12 4 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.74%) AWS CodeBuild
13 3 (1.74%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 3 (1.74%) AWS CodePipeline
13 3 (1.74%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.63%) HTTP
2 6 (3.49%) DSL
2 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.33%) DNS
3 4 (2.33%) FTP
3 4 (2.33%) SSL
4 3 (1.74%) Firewall
5 2 (1.16%) IMAP
5 2 (1.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) NoSQL
2 21 (12.21%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 18 (10.47%) Big Data
5 13 (7.56%) Couchbase
5 13 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.98%) BigQuery
6 12 (6.98%) Flink
7 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.07%) MySQL
9 6 (3.49%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.49%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.16%) Tableau
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 98 (56.98%) Jenkins
2 43 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 36 (20.93%) Maven
4 28 (16.28%) Gradle
5 22 (12.79%) JIRA
6 20 (11.63%) gulp
7 18 (10.47%) Artifactory
7 18 (10.47%) CircleCI
8 17 (9.88%) Travis CI
9 15 (8.72%) GitLab
10 14 (8.14%) Bitbucket
11 12 (6.98%) Selenium
12 11 (6.40%) Cucumber
12 11 (6.40%) TeamCity
13 9 (5.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (4.65%) SonarQube
15 7 (4.07%) JUnit
15 7 (4.07%) Subversion
16 5 (2.91%) Ant
16 5 (2.91%) JMeter
General
1 30 (17.44%) Finance
2 28 (16.28%) Banking
3 24 (13.95%) Social Skills
4 12 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.74%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (35.47%) Developer
2 60 (34.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (22.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Architect
6 10 (5.81%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (5.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Market Risk Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Market Risk Java Developer
6 10 (5.81%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (4.07%) Consultant
8 7 (4.07%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.02%) Spring
2 28 (16.28%) Web Services
3 25 (14.53%) Node.js
4 22 (12.79%) REST
5 21 (12.21%) Kafka
5 21 (12.21%) RESTful
6 13 (7.56%) Middleware
7 12 (6.98%) React
7 12 (6.98%) Samza
8 11 (6.40%) HTML
9 10 (5.81%) AngularJS
9 10 (5.81%) Hibernate
9 10 (5.81%) SOAP
10 9 (5.23%) CSS
10 9 (5.23%) HTML5
10 9 (5.23%) JSON
10 9 (5.23%) Spring Boot
11 8 (4.65%) XML
12 6 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (3.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Grid Computing
2 10 (5.81%) Market Risk
3 6 (3.49%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.91%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.33%) PKI
5 4 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.33%) User Experience
6 3 (1.74%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.16%) DataPower
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.58%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.58%) Equities
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) STB
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.49%) Linux
2 11 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (6.40%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Unix
4 4 (2.33%) CentOS
5 3 (1.74%) Android
5 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.74%) Solaris
5 3 (1.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.14%) DevOps
2 53 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.86%) Open Source
4 25 (14.53%) Test Automation
5 23 (13.37%) Scrum
6 21 (12.21%) Microservices
7 17 (9.88%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.14%) API Design
9 14 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (8.14%) TDD
10 12 (6.98%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (6.98%) MapReduce
11 11 (6.40%) Front End Development
12 10 (5.81%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (5.81%) Kanban
12 10 (5.81%) OO
13 9 (5.23%) BDD
13 9 (5.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 117 (68.02%) Java
2 92 (53.49%) Python
3 43 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.37%) SQL
5 21 (12.21%) Bash Shell
6 17 (9.88%) Perl
7 16 (9.30%) Ruby
8 15 (8.72%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.98%) Go
9 12 (6.98%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.40%) Scala
11 10 (5.81%) C#
12 6 (3.49%) Java 8
12 6 (3.49%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.33%) AWK
13 4 (2.33%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.74%) C++
15 2 (1.16%) ABAP
15 2 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.33%) Degree
4 3 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.58%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (30.81%) Docker
2 16 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (4.07%) Varnish
4 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 74 (43.02%) Kubernetes
2 50 (29.07%) Ansible
3 47 (27.33%) Terraform
4 26 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (11.05%) Istio
6 18 (10.47%) Puppet
7 12 (6.98%) Argo
8 10 (5.81%) Grafana
9 8 (4.65%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (4.07%) Prometheus
11 5 (2.91%) Salt
12 4 (2.33%) Rancher
13 3 (1.74%) WSUS
14 2 (1.16%) Fortio
14 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (1.16%) Kiali
14 2 (1.16%) Kibana
14 2 (1.16%) Kustomize
15 1 (0.58%) Consul
15 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (12.79%) Google
2 18 (10.47%) Oracle
3 9 (5.23%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.23%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.49%) hybris
6 5 (2.91%) SAP
6 5 (2.91%) Xerox
7 4 (2.33%) Databricks
8 3 (1.74%) IBM
8 3 (1.74%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.74%) RedGate
8 3 (1.74%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.74%) Splunk
8 3 (1.74%) VMware
9 2 (1.16%) Apple
9 2 (1.16%) Avaloq
9 2 (1.16%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.16%) HP
9 2 (1.16%) WSO2