Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 455 507
Rank change year-on-year +118 +52 +81
Contract jobs citing Groovy 670 421 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.16% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 275 260
England median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £323 £344
90th Percentile £675 £600 £601
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 39,505 36,150 38,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.40% 40.64% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,988 25,069 26,530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £608 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 797 986
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%
10th Percentile £17.51 £15.65 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +115 407 £550 +15.79% 66
South East 0 89 £500 +39.86% 17
South West +58 72 £489 -0.26% 4
North of England +22 66 £475 +11.76% 13
North West +19 32 £450 +5.88% 7
East of England -1 28 £525 +11.05% 4
Yorkshire -12 23 £585 +44.00% 4
North East +38 12 £500 +42.86% 2
West Midlands +6 12 £500 +17.65% 2
Midlands -2 12 £500 +19.05% 5
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 490 (73.13%) Java
2 394 (58.81%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (49.85%) Python
3 334 (49.85%) DevOps
4 330 (49.25%) Docker
5 297 (44.33%) Jenkins
6 287 (42.84%) Amazon AWS
7 232 (34.63%) Web Services
8 229 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
9 227 (33.88%) Ansible
10 220 (32.84%) Git (software)
10 220 (32.84%) Linux
11 207 (30.90%) TDD
12 203 (30.30%) Kubernetes
13 190 (28.36%) Scrum
14 189 (28.21%) Bash Shell
15 180 (26.87%) Puppet
16 178 (26.57%) Test Automation
17 174 (25.97%) Ruby
18 160 (23.88%) Spring
19 159 (23.73%) REST
20 157 (23.43%) JavaScript
21 156 (23.28%) Scala
22 153 (22.84%) BDD
23 148 (22.09%) JIRA
24 136 (20.30%) Microservices
25 122 (18.21%) Maven
26 121 (18.06%) Software Engineering
27 112 (16.72%) Security Cleared
28 111 (16.57%) 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 92 (13.73%) Confluence
2 74 (11.04%) Tomcat
3 72 (10.75%) Apache
4 46 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
5 44 (6.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 39 (5.82%) nginx
7 20 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.09%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.64%) JBoss
10 10 (1.49%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.34%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.04%) CMS
13 7 (1.04%) Mule
14 4 (0.60%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.45%) SAS
15 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (1.04%) HipChat
2 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (3.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 287 (42.84%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (8.81%) PaaS
3 33 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (4.78%) Amazon S3
5 27 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (3.88%) IaaS
7 25 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
7 25 (3.73%) Serverless
8 24 (3.58%) GitHub
9 19 (2.84%) OpenShift
10 18 (2.69%) Heroku
10 18 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (2.54%) Slack
11 17 (2.54%) Trello
12 14 (2.09%) npm
13 13 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
15 11 (1.64%) Google Analytics
16 10 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.09%) HTTP
2 64 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.67%) DNS
4 30 (4.48%) SSL
5 23 (3.43%) FTP
6 22 (3.28%) VPN
7 17 (2.54%) Firewall
8 10 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
8 10 (1.49%) OpenVPN
8 10 (1.49%) SMS
8 10 (1.49%) SSH
9 5 (0.75%) DHCP
9 5 (0.75%) IMAP
9 5 (0.75%) LAN
9 5 (0.75%) MPLS
9 5 (0.75%) Network Security
9 5 (0.75%) SMTP
9 5 (0.75%) VLAN
9 5 (0.75%) WAN
10 4 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.27%) MongoDB
2 95 (14.18%) NoSQL
3 74 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (7.76%) MySQL
5 45 (6.72%) Hadoop
6 42 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 38 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 33 (4.93%) Big Data
9 23 (3.43%) SQL Server
10 22 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.39%) Redis
12 14 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (2.09%) Neo4j
13 13 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
13 13 (1.94%) HBase
14 8 (1.19%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.90%) Riak
16 5 (0.75%) KDB
17 4 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 297 (44.33%) Jenkins
2 220 (32.84%) Git (software)
3 148 (22.09%) JIRA
4 122 (18.21%) Maven
5 87 (12.99%) Gradle
6 72 (10.75%) Selenium
7 67 (10.00%) gulp
7 67 (10.00%) JUnit
8 66 (9.85%) Cucumber
9 58 (8.66%) SoapUI
9 58 (8.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 51 (7.61%) IntelliJ
10 51 (7.61%) TeamCity
11 44 (6.57%) Bitbucket
12 41 (6.12%) SonarQube
13 37 (5.52%) Ant
13 37 (5.52%) Mockito
14 35 (5.22%) Gatling
15 34 (5.07%) Grunt
16 33 (4.93%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 90 (13.43%) Finance
2 43 (6.42%) Banking
3 24 (3.58%) Games
4 16 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.09%) Marketing
6 13 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.64%) Electronics
8 10 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.90%) Billing
9 6 (0.90%) Retail
10 4 (0.60%) Front Office
10 4 (0.60%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (38.51%) Developer
2 229 (34.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 196 (29.25%) Java Developer
4 80 (11.94%) AWS DevOps
5 70 (10.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 69 (10.30%) AWS Engineer
7 68 (10.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 62 (9.25%) Senior Developer
9 56 (8.36%) Senior Java Developer
10 38 (5.67%) Consultant
11 35 (5.22%) Agile Developer
11 35 (5.22%) Agile Java Developer
11 35 (5.22%) Tester
12 33 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
12 33 (4.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 29 (4.33%) Analyst
14 28 (4.18%) Test Analyst
15 27 (4.03%) DevOps Consultant
15 27 (4.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 24 (3.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (34.63%) Web Services
2 160 (23.88%) Spring
3 159 (23.73%) REST
4 103 (15.37%) CSS
5 102 (15.22%) HTML
6 98 (14.63%) RESTful
7 89 (13.28%) SOAP
8 77 (11.49%) Dropwizard
9 70 (10.45%) HTML5
10 69 (10.30%) AngularJS
11 68 (10.15%) XML
12 66 (9.85%) JSON
13 65 (9.70%) Node.js
14 58 (8.66%) Hibernate
15 57 (8.51%) Spring Boot
16 56 (8.36%) Elastic Stack
17 54 (8.06%) Guice
18 46 (6.87%) Grails
19 45 (6.72%) Kafka
19 45 (6.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.01%) iPad
2 29 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (4.03%) Public Cloud
4 19 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
5 18 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.90%) Replication
9 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.75%) User Experience
9 5 (0.75%) VWAP
10 4 (0.60%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.45%) Fintech
11 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.45%) Wiki
12 2 (0.30%) Animation
12 2 (0.30%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.30%) DataPower
12 2 (0.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 220 (32.84%) Linux
2 90 (13.43%) Unix
3 64 (9.55%) CentOS
4 49 (7.31%) Windows
5 41 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.19%) Android
8 6 (0.90%) SmartOS
9 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.60%) Solaris
11 3 (0.45%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.30%) Debian
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (58.81%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (49.85%) DevOps
3 229 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (30.90%) TDD
5 190 (28.36%) Scrum
6 178 (26.57%) Test Automation
7 153 (22.84%) BDD
8 136 (20.30%) Microservices
9 121 (18.06%) Software Engineering
10 111 (16.57%) Open Source
11 102 (15.22%) Pair Programming
12 98 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 95 (14.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 85 (12.69%) Kanban
15 64 (9.55%) E-Commerce
16 63 (9.40%) Domain-Driven Design
17 61 (9.10%) Configuration Management
18 60 (8.96%) SOA
19 54 (8.06%) MVC
20 50 (7.46%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 490 (73.13%) Java
2 334 (49.85%) Python
3 189 (28.21%) Bash Shell
4 174 (25.97%) Ruby
5 157 (23.43%) JavaScript
6 156 (23.28%) Scala
7 86 (12.84%) SQL
8 62 (9.25%) C#
8 62 (9.25%) Shell Script
9 35 (5.22%) C++
10 31 (4.63%) Perl
11 22 (3.28%) Go
11 22 (3.28%) Kotlin
12 21 (3.13%) XPath
13 19 (2.84%) TypeScript
14 18 (2.69%) Clojure
14 18 (2.69%) ES6
15 16 (2.39%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.09%) Haskell
17 10 (1.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 112 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 83 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.78%) Degree
4 13 (1.94%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (10.90%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) ISO 20022
2 3 (0.45%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) GCP
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 330 (49.25%) Docker
2 35 (5.22%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.39%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.49%) Postfix
5 10 (1.49%) Squid
5 10 (1.49%) vCloud
6 6 (0.90%) oVirt
6 6 (0.90%) RHEV
7 3 (0.45%) flannel
Systems Management
1 227 (33.88%) Ansible
2 203 (30.30%) Kubernetes
3 180 (26.87%) Puppet
4 110 (16.42%) Terraform
5 91 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (7.46%) logstash
7 44 (6.57%) Kibana
8 43 (6.42%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (3.58%) Grafana
10 21 (3.13%) ZABBIX
11 17 (2.54%) Mesos
12 16 (2.39%) Nagios
13 15 (2.24%) Consul
14 14 (2.09%) Packer
15 12 (1.79%) Rancher
16 11 (1.64%) HP ALM
16 11 (1.64%) Salt
17 10 (1.49%) Rsyslog
17 10 (1.49%) Sysdig
18 9 (1.34%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 45 (6.72%) Oracle
2 41 (6.12%) Atlassian
3 34 (5.07%) Splunk
4 31 (4.63%) Google
5 28 (4.18%) New Relic
6 27 (4.03%) VMware
7 25 (3.73%) AppDynamics
8 12 (1.79%) HP
8 12 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.79%) SAP
9 11 (1.64%) Sonatype
10 10 (1.49%) hybris
11 9 (1.34%) CA
12 7 (1.04%) Microsoft
12 7 (1.04%) SaltStack
13 6 (0.90%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.75%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.75%) Solace
14 5 (0.75%) webMethods
15 4 (0.60%) CA Agile Central