Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 391 482
Rank change year-on-year +37 +91 +12
Contract jobs citing Groovy 694 602 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.50% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 440 293
England median daily rate £539 £525 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.90% -2.11%
10th Percentile £407 £381 £323
90th Percentile £700 £675 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 43,213 40,121 38,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 45.12% 42.23% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,747 28,447 26,792
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £290
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 730 803
England median hourly rate £42.10 £40.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.24% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.53 £14.77
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.28 £51.69
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 +5 398 £550 +2.33% 38
South East +5 98 £475 -5.00% 9
North of England +1 83 £700 +48.94% 8
Midlands +49 78 £450 -18.18% 5
West Midlands +35 57 £450 - 2
North West +11 52 £700 +61.38% 3
East of England -5 29 £525 +0.48%
Yorkshire -3 26 £450 -16.28% 3
East Midlands +35 21 £500 -9.09% 3
South West -61 9 £525 +23.53% 3
North East -9 5 £488 +2.63% 2
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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.

1 453 (65.27%) Java
2 426 (61.38%) DevOps
3 417 (60.09%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (56.05%) Jenkins
5 378 (54.47%) Docker
6 256 (36.89%) Git (software)
7 247 (35.59%) Test Automation
7 247 (35.59%) Kubernetes
8 244 (35.16%) Python
9 217 (31.27%) Ansible
10 211 (30.40%) Puppet
11 198 (28.53%) Continuous Integration
12 189 (27.23%) Open Source
13 172 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
14 168 (24.21%) Terraform
15 160 (23.05%) Microservices
15 160 (23.05%) Web Services
16 157 (22.62%) Scala
17 156 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
18 154 (22.19%) TDD
19 153 (22.05%) Selenium
20 151 (21.76%) Linux
21 145 (20.89%) Maven
22 143 (20.61%) JIRA
22 143 (20.61%) Cucumber
23 141 (20.32%) REST
24 135 (19.45%) Scrum
25 122 (17.58%) JavaScript
26 117 (16.86%) Security Cleared
27 115 (16.57%) JSON

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
1 111 (15.99%) nginx
2 107 (15.42%) Confluence
3 100 (14.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 75 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 43 (6.20%) Apache
6 34 (4.90%) JBoss
7 33 (4.76%) WebLogic
8 29 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.02%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.01%) CMS
10 7 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.58%) IIS
11 4 (0.58%) Mule
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.43%) GemFire
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPEL
12 3 (0.43%) SAS
12 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.29%) InVision
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.14%) HipChat
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 156 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (13.26%) GitHub
3 63 (9.08%) Google Analytics
4 61 (8.79%) PaaS
5 59 (8.50%) npm
6 56 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (3.60%) OpenShift
9 21 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (2.16%) IaaS
12 13 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (1.87%) Slack
13 12 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (1.59%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
15 10 (1.44%) SaaS
15 10 (1.44%) Serverless
16 9 (1.30%) Stackdriver
17 8 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.53%) HTTP
2 60 (8.65%) SSL
3 58 (8.36%) TCP/IP
4 31 (4.47%) DSL
5 15 (2.16%) DNS
6 12 (1.73%) SSH
7 11 (1.59%) Skype
8 9 (1.30%) Firewall
8 9 (1.30%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
9 8 (1.15%) OpenVPN
10 6 (0.86%) Internet
11 3 (0.43%) NAS
11 3 (0.43%) SAN
12 2 (0.29%) ICMP
12 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.29%) SNMP
12 2 (0.29%) VPN
13 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.27%) Hadoop
2 91 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 87 (12.54%) MongoDB
4 62 (8.93%) Big Data
5 50 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (5.19%) HBase
7 30 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.31%) MySQL
9 15 (2.16%) Redis
10 13 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.73%) Hazelcast
11 12 (1.73%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.73%) SQL Server
12 11 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (1.59%) DB2
13 8 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.01%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.01%) Sqoop
15 5 (0.72%) BigQuery
15 5 (0.72%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 389 (56.05%) Jenkins
2 256 (36.89%) Git (software)
3 153 (22.05%) Selenium
4 145 (20.89%) Maven
5 143 (20.61%) Cucumber
5 143 (20.61%) JIRA
6 113 (16.28%) gulp
7 104 (14.99%) Gradle
8 88 (12.68%) JUnit
9 81 (11.67%) Gatling
10 75 (10.81%) Ant
11 73 (10.52%) IntelliJ
12 62 (8.93%) SoapUI
12 62 (8.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 58 (8.36%) Travis CI
14 57 (8.21%) Sublime Text
15 54 (7.78%) CircleCI
15 54 (7.78%) SonarQube
16 49 (7.06%) IBM UrbanCode
17 46 (6.63%) Grunt
General
1 91 (13.11%) Finance
2 57 (8.21%) Banking
3 18 (2.59%) Marketing
4 16 (2.31%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.87%) Electronics
6 13 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.58%) Advertising
7 4 (0.58%) Front Office
7 4 (0.58%) Games
7 4 (0.58%) Publishing
8 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 227 (32.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 204 (29.39%) Developer
3 140 (20.17%) Java Developer
4 75 (10.81%) Consultant
5 64 (9.22%) DevOps Consultant
5 64 (9.22%) Tester
6 62 (8.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 59 (8.50%) Kubernetes Consultant
8 47 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 43 (6.20%) Java Engineer
10 41 (5.91%) Automation Tester
11 38 (5.48%) Analyst
12 36 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
13 35 (5.04%) AWS DevOps
14 34 (4.90%) Scala Developer
14 34 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
14 34 (4.90%) Test Analyst
15 33 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 32 (4.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 32 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (23.05%) Web Services
2 141 (20.32%) REST
3 115 (16.57%) JSON
4 99 (14.27%) Node.js
5 97 (13.98%) Gherkin
6 96 (13.83%) Spring
7 94 (13.54%) SOAP
8 89 (12.82%) XML
9 82 (11.82%) CSS
10 76 (10.95%) HTML
10 76 (10.95%) RESTful
11 68 (9.80%) Kafka
12 66 (9.51%) HTML5
13 64 (9.22%) Hibernate
14 62 (8.93%) AngularJS
15 51 (7.35%) Play Framework
16 49 (7.06%) Servlets
17 44 (6.34%) jQuery
18 38 (5.48%) J2EE
19 37 (5.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.33%) iPad
2 25 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.15%) User Experience
7 6 (0.86%) NHS
7 6 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.72%) Fintech
8 5 (0.72%) PKI
9 4 (0.58%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.58%) Wiki
10 3 (0.43%) Clustering
10 3 (0.43%) CMDB
10 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.43%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 151 (21.76%) Linux
2 85 (12.25%) Windows
3 80 (11.53%) Unix
4 49 (7.06%) Ubuntu
5 26 (3.75%) CentOS
6 14 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.59%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.01%) Android
9 6 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.72%) AIX
10 5 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.43%) HPUX
11 3 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (61.38%) DevOps
2 417 (60.09%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (35.59%) Test Automation
4 198 (28.53%) Continuous Integration
5 189 (27.23%) Open Source
6 160 (23.05%) Microservices
7 154 (22.19%) TDD
8 135 (19.45%) Scrum
9 102 (14.70%) BDD
10 85 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
11 75 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 74 (10.66%) Configuration Management
13 71 (10.23%) Pair Programming
14 70 (10.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 69 (9.94%) Analytics
16 60 (8.65%) API Testing
17 57 (8.21%) Software Engineering
18 49 (7.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 49 (7.06%) Lean Software Development
18 49 (7.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 453 (65.27%) Java
2 244 (35.16%) Python
3 157 (22.62%) Scala
4 122 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 115 (16.57%) Ruby
6 106 (15.27%) SQL
7 93 (13.40%) Bash Shell
8 78 (11.24%) C#
9 65 (9.37%) Shell Script
10 63 (9.08%) Java 8
10 63 (9.08%) Perl
11 49 (7.06%) Haskell
12 28 (4.03%) PowerShell
13 22 (3.17%) Clojure
14 19 (2.74%) C++
15 14 (2.02%) Go
16 11 (1.59%) PHP
17 6 (0.86%) Jython
17 6 (0.86%) Kotlin
17 6 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 54 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.87%) Degree
4 12 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.72%) ISEB
5 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.09%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 378 (54.47%) Docker
2 71 (10.23%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.15%) Postfix
3 8 (1.15%) Squid
3 8 (1.15%) vCloud
4 7 (1.01%) HDFS
5 6 (0.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.72%) RHEV
6 5 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.58%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.58%) OpenDJ
7 4 (0.58%) oVirt
8 3 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) etcd
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) LXC
10 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 247 (35.59%) Kubernetes
2 217 (31.27%) Ansible
3 211 (30.40%) Puppet
4 172 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
5 168 (24.21%) Terraform
6 78 (11.24%) Kibana
7 67 (9.65%) Grafana
8 18 (2.59%) Consul
8 18 (2.59%) logstash
9 16 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.02%) Graphite
11 12 (1.73%) Packer
11 12 (1.73%) Rancher
12 11 (1.59%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.44%) Sysdig
14 8 (1.15%) Rsyslog
15 6 (0.86%) Oozie
16 5 (0.72%) Istio
16 5 (0.72%) Mesos
17 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (12.10%) Google
2 50 (7.20%) Oracle
3 38 (5.48%) Atlassian
3 38 (5.48%) Splunk
4 28 (4.03%) Adobe
5 22 (3.17%) webMethods
6 18 (2.59%) IBM
7 16 (2.31%) AppDynamics
8 15 (2.16%) New Relic
9 14 (2.02%) SAP
10 11 (1.59%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.44%) VMware
12 8 (1.15%) Dynatrace
12 8 (1.15%) Sonatype
13 6 (0.86%) RedGate
14 5 (0.72%) Microsoft
15 4 (0.58%) ForgeRock
15 4 (0.58%) SaltStack
16 3 (0.43%) Blue Prism
16 3 (0.43%) WSO2