Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 277 355 286
Rank change year-on-year +78 -69 +42
Contract jobs citing Groovy 68 217 412
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.57% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.19% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 146 309
Median daily rate £531 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +1.85% -0.46%
10th Percentile £363 £412 £435
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -31.03% +70.59%

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 6,661 18,188 23,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.49% 47.43% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,623 13,746 17,575
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £740 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 114 145
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.38% +8.62%
10th Percentile £22.40 £20.92 £18.23
90th Percentile £50.66 £60.38 £62.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.53 £42.27
% change year-on-year -21.41% +5.36% +5.66%

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 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in London

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Groovy in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 27 September 2020. 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 +98 10 £525 +5.00% 7
South London +36 7 £375 -33.33% 1
West London +66 1 £400 +48.15%
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 42 (61.76%) DevOps
2 41 (60.29%) Python
3 38 (55.88%) Jenkins
4 33 (48.53%) Java
5 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
6 23 (33.82%) Linux
7 21 (30.88%) Azure
7 21 (30.88%) Terraform
8 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.94%) JIRA
9 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
9 19 (27.94%) Ansible
10 17 (25.00%) Confluence
10 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (20.59%) Ruby
11 14 (20.59%) Banking
11 14 (20.59%) AWS
11 14 (20.59%) MongoDB
11 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 14 (20.59%) RESTful
12 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (19.12%) Docker
12 13 (19.12%) Gradle
12 13 (19.12%) REST
12 13 (19.12%) Oracle
13 12 (17.65%) Perl
13 12 (17.65%) Maven
13 12 (17.65%) Scrum
13 12 (17.65%) Elasticsearch

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 17 (25.00%) Confluence
2 12 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 5 (7.35%) JBoss
4 5 (7.35%) Jetty
4 5 (7.35%) MQSeries
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (5.88%) nginx
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) CMS
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Lawson
1 5 (7.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.88%) Azure
2 14 (20.59%) AWS
3 11 (16.18%) PaaS
4 8 (11.76%) OpenShift
5 7 (10.29%) GCP
6 6 (8.82%) IaaS
6 6 (8.82%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (7.35%) Boomi
7 5 (7.35%) GitHub
8 4 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (5.88%) Azure Stack
8 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (5.88%) SaaS
9 3 (4.41%) Akamai
9 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (4.41%) npm
10 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (2.94%) NuGet
10 2 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 5 (7.35%) SSH
3 4 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (4.41%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (2.94%) Intranet
5 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.35%) Flink
5 5 (7.35%) MySQL
5 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.88%) Big Data
6 4 (5.88%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.94%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (55.88%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (27.94%) JIRA
4 13 (19.12%) Gradle
5 12 (17.65%) Maven
6 11 (16.18%) Artifactory
7 10 (14.71%) Subversion
8 8 (11.76%) Selenium
9 7 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (10.29%) Cucumber
9 7 (10.29%) FishEye
9 7 (10.29%) SonarQube
10 6 (8.82%) TeamCity
11 5 (7.35%) Bitbucket
11 5 (7.35%) ClearCase
11 5 (7.35%) Hudson
11 5 (7.35%) Mercurial
11 5 (7.35%) Poseidon for UML
11 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
11 5 (7.35%) VisualSVN
General
1 14 (20.59%) Banking
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) International Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Build Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (10.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Market Risk Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Market Risk Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Python Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) RESTful
2 13 (19.12%) REST
3 11 (16.18%) Kafka
4 10 (14.71%) Node.js
4 10 (14.71%) Web Services
5 9 (13.24%) Spring
6 8 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.29%) JSON
7 7 (10.29%) Middleware
8 6 (8.82%) Apache Camel
8 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
8 6 (8.82%) XML
9 5 (7.35%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (7.35%) GWT
9 5 (7.35%) HTML5
9 5 (7.35%) jQuery
9 5 (7.35%) Play Framework
9 5 (7.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Derivative
1 5 (7.35%) iPad
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.35%) User Experience
2 4 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Android
4 7 (10.29%) CentOS
4 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.82%) Debian
6 5 (7.35%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.41%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Fedora
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) DevOps
2 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (17.65%) Microservices
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
6 11 (16.18%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.24%) TDD
8 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (10.29%) Kanban
8 7 (10.29%) Open Source
8 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) API Design
9 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (8.82%) SDLC
9 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) Python
2 33 (48.53%) Java
3 17 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) Ruby
5 12 (17.65%) Perl
6 11 (16.18%) Scala
6 11 (16.18%) SQL
7 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
8 9 (13.24%) C++
9 8 (11.76%) Go
10 5 (7.35%) Clojure
10 5 (7.35%) ClojureScript
10 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
10 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.88%) VBA
12 3 (4.41%) C#
12 3 (4.41%) Java 8
13 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
13 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
2 21 (30.88%) Terraform
3 19 (27.94%) Ansible
4 5 (7.35%) Puppet
4 5 (7.35%) Salt
5 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.94%) Argo
6 2 (2.94%) Consul
6 2 (2.94%) Packer
6 2 (2.94%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.47%) Grafana
7 1 (1.47%) Istio
7 1 (1.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.29%) Sybase
4 6 (8.82%) Axway
4 6 (8.82%) MuleSoft
4 6 (8.82%) SAP
5 5 (7.35%) Cloudera
5 5 (7.35%) Dell
5 5 (7.35%) Hortonworks
5 5 (7.35%) Infor
5 5 (7.35%) Maconomy
5 5 (7.35%) Micro Focus
5 5 (7.35%) RedGate
5 5 (7.35%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.35%) Sparx
6 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 3 (4.41%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.41%) New Relic
6 3 (4.41%) Splunk