Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 381 288 327
Rank change year-on-year -93 +39 +59
Contract jobs citing Groovy 206 404 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.76% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 308 251
London median daily rate £556 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £413 £423 £410
90th Percentile £713 £679 £750
England median daily rate £545 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £72.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 18,727 22,935 20,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.20% 50.00% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,157 17,509 15,345
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £331
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 170 153
London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +46.71%
10th Percentile £20.43 £18.00 £17.30
90th Percentile £61.15 £62.63 £52.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 -32 41 £475 -13.64% 6
East London +13 15 £550 -2.22% 2
South London -28 14 £450 -14.29% 1
West London +7 2 £410 -20.00% 8
North London - 1 £450 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 146 (70.87%) Java
2 128 (62.14%) Python
3 119 (57.77%) DevOps
4 108 (52.43%) Jenkins
5 87 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (36.41%) Linux
7 67 (32.52%) Ansible
8 60 (29.13%) Kubernetes
9 59 (28.64%) Amazon AWS
10 57 (27.67%) Scala
10 57 (27.67%) JavaScript
11 56 (27.18%) Git (software)
11 56 (27.18%) Maven
12 53 (25.73%) Open Source
13 51 (24.76%) JIRA
14 50 (24.27%) Docker
15 49 (23.79%) Ruby
16 48 (23.30%) Terraform
17 47 (22.82%) Puppet
17 47 (22.82%) Web Services
18 46 (22.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 43 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (19.90%) Bash Shell
21 40 (19.42%) Windows
22 38 (18.45%) TDD
23 36 (17.48%) Gradle
24 34 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
24 34 (16.50%) Finance
25 33 (16.02%) MongoDB
25 33 (16.02%) Node.js

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 30 (14.56%) nginx
2 28 (13.59%) Confluence
2 28 (13.59%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.19%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (7.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (6.31%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.83%) Mule
7 10 (4.85%) Apache
8 7 (3.40%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.91%) JBoss
9 6 (2.91%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.43%) Jetty
10 5 (2.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 3 (1.46%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.49%) CMS
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) assyst
1 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.64%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (22.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.17%) npm
4 16 (7.77%) PaaS
5 14 (6.80%) GitHub
6 13 (6.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (4.85%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (4.37%) Serverless
9 6 (2.91%) Apigee
9 6 (2.91%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.94%) SaaS
11 3 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.46%) Slack
12 2 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) HTTP
2 11 (5.34%) Firewall
3 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.43%) SSH
5 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) FTP
5 3 (1.46%) IMAP
5 3 (1.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.97%) VPN
6 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.49%) DSL
7 1 (0.49%) Network Security
7 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.02%) MongoDB
2 24 (11.65%) SQL Server
3 19 (9.22%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.74%) MySQL
5 17 (8.25%) Hadoop
6 16 (7.77%) Big Data
7 15 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.40%) HBase
11 5 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.46%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.46%) Flink
12 3 (1.46%) Redis
13 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 108 (52.43%) Jenkins
2 56 (27.18%) Git (software)
2 56 (27.18%) Maven
3 51 (24.76%) JIRA
4 36 (17.48%) Gradle
5 25 (12.14%) Cucumber
6 23 (11.17%) gulp
7 20 (9.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (8.74%) TeamCity
9 16 (7.77%) Selenium
10 14 (6.80%) JUnit
11 13 (6.31%) Subversion
12 11 (5.34%) CircleCI
12 11 (5.34%) Travis CI
13 10 (4.85%) Jasmine
14 9 (4.37%) Gerrit
15 7 (3.40%) IntelliJ
16 6 (2.91%) Ant
16 6 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (2.91%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (16.50%) Finance
2 26 (12.62%) Banking
3 12 (5.83%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.40%) Games
5 6 (2.91%) Retail
6 5 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (40.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (32.04%) Developer
3 36 (17.48%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.22%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (9.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 19 (9.22%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (7.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (5.83%) Hybris Developer
7 12 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (5.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.37%) Administrator
9 9 (4.37%) Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Automation Tester
10 8 (3.88%) AWS Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Tester
11 7 (3.40%) Backend Developer
11 7 (3.40%) E-Commerce Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.82%) Web Services
2 33 (16.02%) Node.js
3 27 (13.11%) Kafka
3 27 (13.11%) RESTful
4 26 (12.62%) JSON
5 25 (12.14%) Spring
6 23 (11.17%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (11.17%) REST
7 20 (9.71%) HTML
8 18 (8.74%) HTML5
9 16 (7.77%) SOAP
10 15 (7.28%) ActiveMQ
10 15 (7.28%) CSS
11 13 (6.31%) Hibernate
12 12 (5.83%) XML
13 11 (5.34%) Apache Camel
13 11 (5.34%) LAMP
13 11 (5.34%) Middleware
14 10 (4.85%) React
14 10 (4.85%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.83%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (3.88%) Grid Computing
3 8 (3.88%) User Experience
4 6 (2.91%) iPad
5 5 (2.43%) Derivative
6 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.46%) Equities
7 3 (1.46%) FMCG
7 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) Mashup
9 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 75 (36.41%) Linux
2 40 (19.42%) Windows
3 19 (9.22%) CentOS
4 14 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.31%) Unix
6 9 (4.37%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.88%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.91%) Android
8 6 (2.91%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.43%) Debian
9 5 (2.43%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (57.77%) DevOps
2 87 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.73%) Open Source
4 43 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (18.45%) TDD
6 31 (15.05%) Scrum
7 30 (14.56%) Microservices
8 27 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 23 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (10.68%) E-Commerce
11 19 (9.22%) Configuration Management
12 16 (7.77%) Kanban
13 15 (7.28%) BDD
13 15 (7.28%) Mentoring
13 15 (7.28%) SDLC
14 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure as Code
15 13 (6.31%) Validation
15 13 (6.31%) Workflow
16 12 (5.83%) OO
16 12 (5.83%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (70.87%) Java
2 128 (62.14%) Python
3 57 (27.67%) JavaScript
3 57 (27.67%) Scala
4 49 (23.79%) Ruby
5 41 (19.90%) Bash Shell
6 31 (15.05%) Shell Script
7 27 (13.11%) Perl
8 17 (8.25%) C++
8 17 (8.25%) Go
9 16 (7.77%) Clojure
10 14 (6.80%) PowerShell
11 13 (6.31%) SQL
12 12 (5.83%) C#
13 10 (4.85%) Java 8
14 8 (3.88%) Kotlin
15 6 (2.91%) AWK
16 5 (2.43%) ClojureScript
16 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.91%) Degree
4 5 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 50 (24.27%) Docker
2 28 (13.59%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (32.52%) Ansible
2 60 (29.13%) Kubernetes
3 48 (23.30%) Terraform
4 47 (22.82%) Puppet
5 34 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.31%) Consul
7 9 (4.37%) Salt
8 6 (2.91%) logstash
8 6 (2.91%) Packer
8 6 (2.91%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.43%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.46%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.46%) Rancher
11 2 (0.97%) Grafana
11 2 (0.97%) Kibana
11 2 (0.97%) Sysdig
12 1 (0.49%) Istio
12 1 (0.49%) Knative
12 1 (0.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (11.17%) Oracle
2 17 (8.25%) Red Hat
3 12 (5.83%) hybris
4 10 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.40%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.91%) Google
6 6 (2.91%) Splunk
6 6 (2.91%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.43%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.43%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.43%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.43%) Sybase
8 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.46%) VMware
9 2 (0.97%) Dell
9 2 (0.97%) Facebook
9 2 (0.97%) SAP
9 2 (0.97%) Talend
9 2 (0.97%) WSO2