Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 351 280 383
Rank change year-on-year -71 +103 -96
Contract jobs citing Groovy 203 72 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.08% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 53 153
10th Percentile £464 £363 £413
25th Percentile £513 £460 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% +0.58%
75th Percentile £708 £588 £638
90th Percentile £750 £725 £713
England median daily rate £575 £503 £539
% change year-on-year +14.43% -6.73% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

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 15,201 6,695 18,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.91% 50.47% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,452 4,917 14,010
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £665 £638 £613
90th Percentile £738 £738 £691
England median daily rate £525 £500 £482
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.73% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 46 102
10th Percentile £20.79 £21.75 £16.50
25th Percentile £34.94 £26.62 £22.71
Median hourly rate £48.58 £37.71 £47.25
Median % change year-on-year +28.82% -20.19% +21.15%
75th Percentile £63.13 £47.83 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.92 £56.25 £59.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.92% -12.22% +7.14%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in London

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Groovy in London.

Daily rate trend for Groovy in London

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Groovy in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021. 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
South London +14 17 £519 +26.52% 3
Central London -57 9 £525 - 21
West London -8 5 £545 +36.25% 3
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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.

1 144 (70.94%) DevOps
2 136 (67.00%) Jenkins
3 126 (62.07%) Python
4 100 (49.26%) Ansible
5 96 (47.29%) Kubernetes
6 90 (44.33%) Java
7 87 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (36.95%) Maven
9 73 (35.96%) Terraform
10 71 (34.98%) Docker
11 58 (28.57%) Linux
12 54 (26.60%) AWS
13 53 (26.11%) GitHub
13 53 (26.11%) Sonatype Nexus
14 51 (25.12%) Test Automation
15 50 (24.63%) Finance
16 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
17 44 (21.67%) Infrastructure as Code
18 43 (21.18%) JIRA
18 43 (21.18%) Oracle
19 40 (19.70%) Gradle
20 39 (19.21%) Microservices
21 36 (17.73%) Social Skills
22 34 (16.75%) JavaScript
22 34 (16.75%) Confluence
23 33 (16.26%) Scrum
24 32 (15.76%) Azure
25 31 (15.27%) Open Source
25 31 (15.27%) Bash Shell
26 30 (14.78%) Spring

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 34 (16.75%) Confluence
2 21 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.87%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.42%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.94%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.94%) nginx
6 5 (2.46%) CMS
7 3 (1.48%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
8 2 (0.99%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.99%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.49%) Documentum
9 1 (0.49%) Mule
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.60%) AWS
2 53 (26.11%) GitHub
3 32 (15.76%) Azure
4 29 (14.29%) GCP
5 26 (12.81%) npm
6 18 (8.87%) Serverless
7 14 (6.90%) Amazon EKS
7 14 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (6.90%) PaaS
8 11 (5.42%) AWS CodeBuild
8 11 (5.42%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 11 (5.42%) AWS CodePipeline
9 10 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (3.45%) Amazon S3
10 7 (3.45%) IaaS
11 6 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (2.96%) dbt
11 6 (2.96%) SaaS
12 5 (2.46%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.97%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) Firewall
2 10 (4.93%) HTTP
3 9 (4.43%) DSL
3 9 (4.43%) SSL
4 5 (2.46%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.36%) NoSQL
1 19 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (8.87%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (7.88%) Big Data
4 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.93%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.93%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.45%) MySQL
6 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.96%) BigQuery
8 5 (2.46%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.46%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.46%) HBase
9 4 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.48%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.48%) Flink
11 2 (0.99%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 136 (67.00%) Jenkins
2 75 (36.95%) Maven
3 53 (26.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
5 43 (21.18%) JIRA
6 40 (19.70%) Gradle
7 24 (11.82%) gulp
8 23 (11.33%) Travis CI
9 22 (10.84%) CircleCI
10 11 (5.42%) Artifactory
10 11 (5.42%) Bitbucket
10 11 (5.42%) Cucumber
10 11 (5.42%) Subversion
11 10 (4.93%) Selenium
12 8 (3.94%) WebDriver
13 7 (3.45%) fastlane
13 7 (3.45%) Flyway
13 7 (3.45%) JMeter
13 7 (3.45%) SonarQube
14 6 (2.96%) GitLab
General
1 50 (24.63%) Finance
2 36 (17.73%) Social Skills
3 21 (10.34%) Banking
4 15 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.43%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.45%) Legal
7 5 (2.46%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (2.46%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.48%) Retail
8 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.99%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (49.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (18.72%) Developer
3 24 (11.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 20 (9.85%) Senior DevOps
4 20 (9.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.39%) Architect
6 14 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.43%) Automation Tester
7 9 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (4.43%) Tester
8 8 (3.94%) Hybris Developer
8 8 (3.94%) Lead DevOps
8 8 (3.94%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.45%) Python Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) AWS Architect
10 6 (2.96%) Data Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.78%) Spring
2 20 (9.85%) Spring Boot
3 18 (8.87%) Kafka
3 18 (8.87%) REST
3 18 (8.87%) Web Services
4 17 (8.37%) Node.js
5 15 (7.39%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (6.90%) RESTful
7 11 (5.42%) SOAP
8 10 (4.93%) .NET
9 9 (4.43%) YAML
10 8 (3.94%) ARM Templates
11 5 (2.46%) CSS
11 5 (2.46%) HTML
11 5 (2.46%) JSON
12 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.97%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (1.97%) LAMP
12 4 (1.97%) LDAP
12 4 (1.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.43%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.94%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.45%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.96%) iPad
5 5 (2.46%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.46%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.97%) User Experience
7 3 (1.48%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.48%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (1.48%) PKI
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.49%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.57%) Linux
2 24 (11.82%) Unix
3 16 (7.88%) Windows
4 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.48%) Solaris
6 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (70.94%) DevOps
2 87 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (25.12%) Test Automation
4 44 (21.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 39 (19.21%) Microservices
6 33 (16.26%) Scrum
7 31 (15.27%) Open Source
8 28 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 27 (13.30%) TDD
10 26 (12.81%) Build Automation
11 23 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (10.84%) Deployment Automation
12 22 (10.84%) SDLC
13 15 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (6.40%) Data Protection
15 13 (6.40%) OO
16 12 (5.91%) BDD
16 12 (5.91%) E-Commerce
17 11 (5.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 126 (62.07%) Python
2 90 (44.33%) Java
3 34 (16.75%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.27%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.32%) SQL
6 17 (8.37%) Shell Script
7 15 (7.39%) Go
8 13 (6.40%) Ruby
9 12 (5.91%) C#
9 12 (5.91%) Scala
10 11 (5.42%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.43%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.45%) C++
13 6 (2.96%) Java 8
14 4 (1.97%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.97%) Perl
14 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.99%) AWK
15 2 (0.99%) C
15 2 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) Degree
4 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) GDPR
3 4 (1.97%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 71 (34.98%) Docker
2 8 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.46%) HDFS
4 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.49%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 100 (49.26%) Ansible
2 96 (47.29%) Kubernetes
3 73 (35.96%) Terraform
4 30 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (13.30%) Puppet
6 16 (7.88%) Prometheus
7 14 (6.90%) Istio
8 12 (5.91%) Grafana
8 12 (5.91%) Rancher
9 11 (5.42%) ITRS Geneos
10 10 (4.93%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (4.43%) BladeLogic
12 6 (2.96%) Argo
13 5 (2.46%) Ambari
13 5 (2.46%) Kibana
13 5 (2.46%) Salt
14 3 (1.48%) Fortio
14 3 (1.48%) Kiali
15 2 (0.99%) Marathon
15 2 (0.99%) Packer
Vendors
1 43 (21.18%) Oracle
2 24 (11.82%) Splunk
3 22 (10.84%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.34%) Google
5 16 (7.88%) Atlassian
5 16 (7.88%) MuleSoft
6 14 (6.90%) Dynatrace
7 9 (4.43%) CyberArk
8 8 (3.94%) hybris
8 8 (3.94%) VMware
9 7 (3.45%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.48%) SAP
11 3 (1.48%) Xerox
12 2 (0.99%) Adobe
12 2 (0.99%) Facebook
12 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.99%) Informatica
12 2 (0.99%) Murex
12 2 (0.99%) New Relic