Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 437 328
Rank change year-on-year +104 -109 +66
Contract jobs citing Groovy 322 181 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 0.91% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 127 227
London median daily rate £535 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £411 £369 £336
90th Percentile £700 £622 £613
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22710 19885 20374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 44.61% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17204 14874 15199
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £669 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 113 144
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.30 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +19 58 £550 -4.35% 12
South London -16 25 £525 +16.67% 1
West London +10 23 £540 +8.00% 3
East London - 3 £700 - 4
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 249 (77.33%) Java
2 199 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (43.79%) TDD
4 138 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 129 (40.06%) Docker
6 125 (38.82%) DevOps
6 125 (38.82%) Amazon AWS
6 125 (38.82%) Web Services
7 124 (38.51%) Python
8 97 (30.12%) BDD
9 94 (29.19%) Git (software)
10 93 (28.88%) Scrum
11 91 (28.26%) Test Automation
12 90 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
13 88 (27.33%) Pair Programming
14 84 (26.09%) REST
15 80 (24.84%) Linux
16 78 (24.22%) JavaScript
17 75 (23.29%) Microservices
18 74 (22.98%) Bash Shell
19 73 (22.67%) Ansible
20 68 (21.12%) Spring
20 68 (21.12%) Maven
21 67 (20.81%) Scala
22 64 (19.88%) JIRA
23 61 (18.94%) RESTful
24 59 (18.32%) HTML
25 58 (18.01%) Software Engineering
25 58 (18.01%) Open Source
25 58 (18.01%) Puppet

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 42 (13.04%) Apache
1 42 (13.04%) Confluence
2 33 (10.25%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (9.94%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (4.35%) nginx
6 7 (2.17%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.86%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.93%) Mule
8 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.93%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.31%) GemFire
10 1 (0.31%) Liferay
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) HipChat
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 125 (38.82%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.32%) PaaS
3 15 (4.66%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.73%) npm
5 11 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (2.48%) IaaS
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (2.17%) Slack
8 7 (2.17%) Trello
9 6 (1.86%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.86%) Heroku
10 4 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.24%) Serverless
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.62%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 46 (14.29%) HTTP
2 21 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.90%) DNS
4 12 (3.73%) LDAP
5 8 (2.48%) Internet
6 7 (2.17%) LAN
6 7 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (2.17%) OpenVPN
6 7 (2.17%) SSH
6 7 (2.17%) VPN
6 7 (2.17%) WAN
7 6 (1.86%) FTP
7 6 (1.86%) IMAP
7 6 (1.86%) SMS
7 6 (1.86%) SMTP
7 6 (1.86%) SSL
8 5 (1.55%) DHCP
8 5 (1.55%) Firewall
8 5 (1.55%) MPLS
8 5 (1.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.70%) MongoDB
2 45 (13.98%) NoSQL
2 45 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (10.25%) Hadoop
4 30 (9.32%) Big Data
5 29 (9.01%) MySQL
6 24 (7.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 20 (6.21%) HBase
9 12 (3.73%) SQL Server
10 11 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (3.11%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.17%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.86%) Redis
14 5 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.24%) KDB
16 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.93%) Bigtable
16 3 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 138 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 94 (29.19%) Git (software)
3 68 (21.12%) Maven
4 64 (19.88%) JIRA
5 51 (15.84%) Gradle
6 35 (10.87%) gulp
7 33 (10.25%) JUnit
8 28 (8.70%) IntelliJ
9 26 (8.07%) Cucumber
10 23 (7.14%) SoapUI
11 20 (6.21%) Grunt
12 19 (5.90%) Bitbucket
13 18 (5.59%) TeamCity
14 17 (5.28%) JMeter
15 16 (4.97%) Ant
15 16 (4.97%) Mockito
15 16 (4.97%) Selenium
16 15 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (4.66%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (4.04%) git-flow
General
1 42 (13.04%) Finance
2 28 (8.70%) Banking
3 11 (3.42%) Games
4 10 (3.11%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.86%) Billing
6 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.24%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.62%) Front Office
8 2 (0.62%) Retail
8 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (47.52%) Developer
2 121 (37.58%) Java Developer
3 92 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (13.98%) Senior Developer
5 43 (13.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (7.45%) Agile Developer
6 24 (7.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 24 (7.45%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
8 22 (6.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 19 (5.90%) Tester
10 18 (5.59%) Automation Tester
11 17 (5.28%) Java Engineer
12 11 (3.42%) Consultant
13 10 (3.11%) Team Leader
14 9 (2.80%) Development Team Leader
15 8 (2.48%) Architect
15 8 (2.48%) Java Development Team Leader
15 8 (2.48%) Java Team Leader
16 7 (2.17%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (38.82%) Web Services
2 84 (26.09%) REST
3 68 (21.12%) Spring
4 61 (18.94%) RESTful
5 59 (18.32%) HTML
6 56 (17.39%) CSS
7 52 (16.15%) Dropwizard
8 50 (15.53%) Grails
9 49 (15.22%) AngularJS
10 48 (14.91%) HTML5
11 39 (12.11%) JSON
11 39 (12.11%) SOAP
12 38 (11.80%) Hibernate
13 37 (11.49%) Guice
14 30 (9.32%) Kafka
14 30 (9.32%) React
15 23 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (6.83%) Samza
17 21 (6.52%) CSS3
17 21 (6.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.97%) Data Structures
2 16 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.42%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.86%) User Experience
7 5 (1.55%) Animation
7 5 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.24%) Fintech
8 4 (1.24%) VWAP
9 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.93%) IVR
10 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) DataPower
10 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.31%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.84%) Linux
2 34 (10.56%) Unix
3 21 (6.52%) CentOS
4 13 (4.04%) Windows
5 12 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.42%) Android
7 6 (1.86%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (43.79%) TDD
3 125 (38.82%) DevOps
4 97 (30.12%) BDD
5 93 (28.88%) Scrum
6 91 (28.26%) Test Automation
7 90 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (27.33%) Pair Programming
9 75 (23.29%) Microservices
10 58 (18.01%) Open Source
10 58 (18.01%) Software Engineering
11 56 (17.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 49 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 40 (12.42%) SOA
14 37 (11.49%) Domain-Driven Design
14 37 (11.49%) Kanban
15 34 (10.56%) Configuration Management
16 30 (9.32%) MVC
17 29 (9.01%) Performance Testing
18 25 (7.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 249 (77.33%) Java
2 124 (38.51%) Python
3 78 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 74 (22.98%) Bash Shell
5 67 (20.81%) Scala
6 39 (12.11%) SQL
7 38 (11.80%) Ruby
8 27 (8.39%) Shell Script
9 22 (6.83%) Clojure
9 22 (6.83%) Go
10 14 (4.35%) Kotlin
11 8 (2.48%) C#
12 7 (2.17%) XPath
13 5 (1.55%) Jython
13 5 (1.55%) R
14 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.93%) PHP
15 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.93%) XQuery
16 2 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.28%) Degree
4 6 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.55%) ISEB
5 5 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.24%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.11%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 129 (40.06%) Docker
2 19 (5.90%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.17%) Postfix
3 7 (2.17%) Squid
3 7 (2.17%) vCloud
4 4 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.24%) LXC
4 4 (1.24%) OpenAM
4 4 (1.24%) OpenDJ
4 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.24%) vSphere
5 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 73 (22.67%) Ansible
2 58 (18.01%) Puppet
3 48 (14.91%) Kubernetes
4 41 (12.73%) Terraform
5 37 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (7.76%) logstash
7 23 (7.14%) Kibana
8 21 (6.52%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (4.35%) Grafana
9 14 (4.35%) ZABBIX
10 12 (3.73%) Prometheus
11 8 (2.48%) Mesos
12 7 (2.17%) Nagios
12 7 (2.17%) Rancher
12 7 (2.17%) Rsyslog
12 7 (2.17%) Sysdig
13 4 (1.24%) Salt
14 2 (0.62%) Graphite
14 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 21 (6.52%) New Relic
2 19 (5.90%) VMware
3 17 (5.28%) Oracle
4 12 (3.73%) Splunk
5 10 (3.11%) AppDynamics
6 7 (2.17%) Sonatype
7 6 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.55%) Google
8 5 (1.55%) IBM
9 4 (1.24%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.24%) hybris
9 4 (1.24%) Solace
10 3 (0.93%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.93%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.93%) HP
10 3 (0.93%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.62%) Sybase
11 2 (0.62%) TOWER Software