Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 June 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 330 374
Rank change year-on-year +37 +44 +50
Contract jobs citing Groovy 387 268 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 1.43% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 207 175
London median daily rate £550 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.28% +3.50%
10th Percentile £418 £400 £413
90th Percentile £675 £765 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £27.50

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 21,934 18,796 18,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 46.94% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,710 13,932 14,270
London median daily rate £505 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £358 £325 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 146 97
London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.63 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +34.58% +10.04%
10th Percentile £18.48 £17.89 £14.43
90th Percentile £66.25 £54.38 £56.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in London

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in London

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in London over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in London

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the London region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Central London +25 110 £550 - 17
South London -12 61 £550 +35.80%
East London +3 18 £563 +18.42% 3
West London -31 16 £525 - 4
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 256 (66.15%) Java
2 255 (65.89%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (58.40%) DevOps
4 213 (55.04%) Docker
5 179 (46.25%) Jenkins
6 174 (44.96%) Python
7 164 (42.38%) Amazon AWS
8 157 (40.57%) TDD
9 152 (39.28%) Kubernetes
10 131 (33.85%) Ansible
11 130 (33.59%) Linux
12 114 (29.46%) BDD
13 113 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
14 112 (28.94%) Web Services
15 110 (28.42%) Git (software)
16 107 (27.65%) Bash Shell
17 106 (27.39%) Spring
18 105 (27.13%) Scrum
19 100 (25.84%) Puppet
20 98 (25.32%) Terraform
21 94 (24.29%) Microservices
22 91 (23.51%) REST
23 85 (21.96%) Security Cleared
23 85 (21.96%) Java 8
24 81 (20.93%) Maven
25 76 (19.64%) Scala
26 74 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
27 73 (18.86%) Pair Programming
28 72 (18.60%) Ruby
29 70 (18.09%) Gradle

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 56 (14.47%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (11.37%) Apache
3 43 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 43 (11.11%) Confluence
4 35 (9.04%) Tomcat
5 22 (5.68%) Apache Spark
6 21 (5.43%) nginx
7 8 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.55%) CMS
8 6 (1.55%) Jetty
9 5 (1.29%) JBoss
10 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.03%) WildFly
11 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.78%) Liferay
11 3 (0.78%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (0.78%) HipChat
1 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 164 (42.38%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (9.82%) npm
3 27 (6.98%) Heroku
4 25 (6.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (6.20%) PaaS
6 19 (4.91%) GitHub
7 18 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (4.39%) IBM Cloud
9 12 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (3.10%) Serverless
10 11 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (2.84%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (1.03%) IaaS
15 3 (0.78%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.85%) HTTP
2 35 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.17%) DNS
4 17 (4.39%) FTP
5 11 (2.84%) SSL
6 6 (1.55%) Firewall
6 6 (1.55%) IMAP
6 6 (1.55%) SMTP
6 6 (1.55%) SSH
7 3 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.78%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.52%) Internet
9 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.73%) NoSQL
1 57 (14.73%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (13.70%) Hadoop
3 37 (9.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (9.30%) Big Data
4 36 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 25 (6.46%) HBase
6 21 (5.43%) MySQL
7 20 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.10%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.81%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
13 5 (1.29%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.29%) Redis
14 4 (1.03%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
15 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 179 (46.25%) Jenkins
2 110 (28.42%) Git (software)
3 81 (20.93%) Maven
4 70 (18.09%) Gradle
5 67 (17.31%) JIRA
6 56 (14.47%) JUnit
7 46 (11.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 39 (10.08%) Mockito
8 39 (10.08%) SonarQube
9 34 (8.79%) Ant
9 34 (8.79%) Gerrit
10 30 (7.75%) Cucumber
11 28 (7.24%) gulp
12 27 (6.98%) GitLab
12 27 (6.98%) Selenium
13 23 (5.94%) IBM UrbanCode
14 20 (5.17%) IntelliJ
15 16 (4.13%) Gatling
15 16 (4.13%) Spock
16 14 (3.62%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (12.14%) Banking
2 44 (11.37%) Finance
3 12 (3.10%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.58%) Games
5 7 (1.81%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) Legal
6 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (37.73%) Developer
2 128 (33.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 122 (31.52%) Java Developer
4 61 (15.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 35 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 35 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (8.27%) AWS DevOps
7 29 (7.49%) Consultant
8 28 (7.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 28 (7.24%) AWS Engineer
8 28 (7.24%) Kubernetes Consultant
8 28 (7.24%) Senior DevOps
9 27 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 26 (6.72%) DevOps Consultant
11 25 (6.46%) Agile Developer
11 25 (6.46%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.62%) Java Engineer
13 14 (3.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 11 (2.84%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (28.94%) Web Services
2 106 (27.39%) Spring
3 91 (23.51%) REST
4 61 (15.76%) Node.js
5 49 (12.66%) Hibernate
6 48 (12.40%) RESTful
7 47 (12.14%) Dropwizard
8 40 (10.34%) Guice
9 39 (10.08%) Elastic Stack
9 39 (10.08%) JSON
10 38 (9.82%) Kafka
10 38 (9.82%) Spring Boot
11 33 (8.53%) HTML
11 33 (8.53%) SOAP
11 33 (8.53%) XML
12 25 (6.46%) React
13 24 (6.20%) CSS
13 24 (6.20%) Grails
14 23 (5.94%) AngularJS
14 23 (5.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.08%) iPad
2 12 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.58%) User Experience
4 8 (2.07%) FMCG
4 8 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.55%) Fintech
6 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.29%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) Derivative
8 3 (0.78%) Replication
9 2 (0.52%) Animation
9 2 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 130 (33.59%) Linux
2 58 (14.99%) Unix
3 50 (12.92%) CentOS
4 30 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.20%) Windows
6 12 (3.10%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.55%) Android
8 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.03%) Debian
9 4 (1.03%) SmartOS
10 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.52%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (65.89%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (58.40%) DevOps
3 157 (40.57%) TDD
4 114 (29.46%) BDD
5 113 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (27.13%) Scrum
7 94 (24.29%) Microservices
8 73 (18.86%) Pair Programming
9 67 (17.31%) Software Engineering
10 61 (15.76%) Test Automation
11 50 (12.92%) E-Commerce
12 49 (12.66%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 42 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 35 (9.04%) Domain-Driven Design
14 35 (9.04%) Open Source
15 30 (7.75%) Kanban
15 30 (7.75%) Performance Testing
16 29 (7.49%) Multithreading
16 29 (7.49%) Unit Testing
17 24 (6.20%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 256 (66.15%) Java
2 174 (44.96%) Python
3 107 (27.65%) Bash Shell
4 85 (21.96%) Java 8
5 76 (19.64%) Scala
6 72 (18.60%) Ruby
7 57 (14.73%) SQL
8 53 (13.70%) JavaScript
9 49 (12.66%) Shell Script
10 24 (6.20%) PowerShell
11 20 (5.17%) C++
12 15 (3.88%) Kotlin
12 15 (3.88%) XPath
13 14 (3.62%) C#
13 14 (3.62%) Perl
14 12 (3.10%) ES6
15 11 (2.84%) Go
15 11 (2.84%) TypeScript
16 8 (2.07%) Clojure
17 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (21.96%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.65%) Degree
4 12 (3.10%) AWS Certification
5 11 (2.84%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.78%) ISEB
8 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.17%) GCP
2 17 (4.39%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 213 (55.04%) Docker
2 22 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (4.13%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.55%) HDFS
4 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.78%) Postfix
5 3 (0.78%) Squid
5 3 (0.78%) vCloud
6 2 (0.52%) flannel
Systems Management
1 152 (39.28%) Kubernetes
2 131 (33.85%) Ansible
3 100 (25.84%) Puppet
4 98 (25.32%) Terraform
5 74 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (9.56%) Consul
7 36 (9.30%) Kibana
7 36 (9.30%) logstash
8 25 (6.46%) Mesos
9 21 (5.43%) Docker Swarm
10 19 (4.91%) Prometheus
11 18 (4.65%) Grafana
12 16 (4.13%) Packer
13 9 (2.33%) ZABBIX
14 4 (1.03%) Salt
15 3 (0.78%) Rancher
15 3 (0.78%) Rsyslog
15 3 (0.78%) Sysdig
16 2 (0.52%) Ambari
16 2 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (10.08%) Splunk
2 29 (7.49%) Oracle
3 24 (6.20%) AppDynamics
3 24 (6.20%) IBM
4 15 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.36%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.84%) Google
7 9 (2.33%) VMware
8 7 (1.81%) SaltStack
9 6 (1.55%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.29%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.29%) Hortonworks
10 5 (1.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.03%) hybris
12 3 (0.78%) SAP
12 3 (0.78%) Sonatype
12 3 (0.78%) Sybase
13 2 (0.52%) Informatica
14 1 (0.26%) Adobe
14 1 (0.26%) Brightcove