Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 307 435
Rank change year-on-year +15 +128 -112
Contract jobs citing Groovy 401 372 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.78% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.62% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 311 136
London median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £461 £413 £372
90th Percentile £688 £700 £613
England median daily rate £539 £525 £465
% change year-on-year +2.74% +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 23,474 23,012 19,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.50% 48.45% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,899 17,550 14,894
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 146 119
London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.38 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.66% +40.32%
10th Percentile £18.64 £17.98 £16.10
90th Percentile £56.48 £53.13 £56.87
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.60% +4.99%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
South London +38 100 £525 -2.33% 1
Central London -18 66 £500 -9.09% 16
West London -9 13 £513 -5.09% 9
East London -27 12 £556 -20.54% 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 270 (67.33%) DevOps
2 244 (60.85%) Docker
3 239 (59.60%) Java
4 225 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (55.36%) Jenkins
6 205 (51.12%) Kubernetes
7 146 (36.41%) Ansible
8 132 (32.92%) Terraform
9 125 (31.17%) Python
10 119 (29.68%) Git (software)
11 118 (29.43%) Puppet
12 113 (28.18%) Security Cleared
13 104 (25.94%) Opscode Chef
14 102 (25.44%) Amazon AWS
14 102 (25.44%) Hadoop
15 91 (22.69%) Maven
16 90 (22.44%) Test Automation
16 90 (22.44%) Open Source
17 86 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
18 82 (20.45%) TDD
19 79 (19.70%) BDD
20 77 (19.20%) Web Services
21 75 (18.70%) JIRA
22 74 (18.45%) REST
23 69 (17.21%) Microservices
24 61 (15.21%) Bash Shell
24 61 (15.21%) Confluence
24 61 (15.21%) Gradle
25 59 (14.71%) Big Data
25 59 (14.71%) Banking

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 61 (15.21%) Confluence
2 47 (11.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 34 (8.48%) nginx
4 28 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (4.99%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.24%) Apache
7 12 (2.99%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.75%) CMS
9 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.75%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.75%) IIS
10 3 (0.75%) SAS
10 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.50%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) Jetty
12 1 (0.25%) Mule
12 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPEL
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 102 (25.44%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (7.73%) PaaS
4 30 (7.48%) npm
5 28 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (3.24%) GitHub
8 12 (2.99%) IaaS
8 12 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (2.24%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.24%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (2.24%) Serverless
10 9 (2.24%) Stackdriver
11 8 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.75%) SaaS
13 5 (1.25%) Google App Engine
13 5 (1.25%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (1.25%) Heroku
14 4 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.24%) HTTP
2 12 (2.99%) DNS
3 11 (2.74%) DSL
3 11 (2.74%) SSH
4 9 (2.24%) HTTPS
5 8 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (2.00%) OpenVPN
6 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.50%) SSL
8 4 (1.00%) Internet
9 3 (0.75%) Firewall
10 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.50%) VPN
11 1 (0.25%) FTP
11 1 (0.25%) IMAP
11 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (25.44%) Hadoop
2 59 (14.71%) Big Data
3 38 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (8.98%) HBase
5 24 (5.99%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.99%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.24%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.24%) Redis
10 8 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.50%) MySQL
12 6 (1.50%) Sqoop
13 5 (1.25%) BigQuery
13 5 (1.25%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.25%) Parquet
14 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
15 2 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 222 (55.36%) Jenkins
2 119 (29.68%) Git (software)
3 91 (22.69%) Maven
4 75 (18.70%) JIRA
5 61 (15.21%) Gradle
6 51 (12.72%) Cucumber
7 40 (9.98%) Selenium
8 39 (9.73%) SonarQube
9 36 (8.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (7.73%) JUnit
11 27 (6.73%) CircleCI
11 27 (6.73%) Travis CI
12 23 (5.74%) gulp
13 22 (5.49%) IBM UrbanCode
14 19 (4.74%) Ant
15 17 (4.24%) Gerrit
16 16 (3.99%) Bitbucket
17 15 (3.74%) WebDriver
18 14 (3.49%) GitLab
18 14 (3.49%) Liquibase
General
1 59 (14.71%) Banking
2 53 (13.22%) Finance
3 8 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.00%) Advertising
4 4 (1.00%) Front Office
4 4 (1.00%) Games
4 4 (1.00%) Marketing
5 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.50%) Back Office
6 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (37.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (25.44%) Developer
3 82 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 68 (16.96%) Consultant
5 61 (15.21%) DevOps Consultant
6 60 (14.96%) Kubernetes Consultant
7 56 (13.97%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 35 (8.73%) Java Engineer
9 34 (8.48%) AWS DevOps
10 32 (7.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 32 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
11 28 (6.98%) Senior Developer
12 26 (6.48%) Tester
13 21 (5.24%) Senior DevOps
13 21 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (4.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 17 (4.24%) Azure DevOps
16 16 (3.99%) Automation Tester
16 16 (3.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 15 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.20%) Web Services
2 74 (18.45%) REST
3 58 (14.46%) Kafka
4 48 (11.97%) JSON
5 34 (8.48%) Spring
6 32 (7.98%) Hibernate
7 29 (7.23%) JPA
7 29 (7.23%) JSON Schema
8 28 (6.98%) Samza
9 25 (6.23%) SOAP
10 22 (5.49%) .NET
10 22 (5.49%) Node.js
11 21 (5.24%) Guice
11 21 (5.24%) XML
12 20 (4.99%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (4.99%) Velocity
13 17 (4.24%) Grails
14 13 (3.24%) HTML
15 12 (2.99%) Spring Boot
16 11 (2.74%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.73%) iPad
2 11 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.50%) NHS
4 6 (1.50%) User Experience
5 5 (1.25%) Fintech
5 5 (1.25%) PKI
5 5 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.75%) Video on Demand
6 3 (0.75%) Wiki
7 2 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.46%) Linux
2 41 (10.22%) Unix
3 28 (6.98%) Windows
4 23 (5.74%) CentOS
5 9 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (67.33%) DevOps
2 225 (56.11%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (22.44%) Open Source
3 90 (22.44%) Test Automation
4 86 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (20.45%) TDD
6 79 (19.70%) BDD
7 69 (17.21%) Microservices
8 46 (11.47%) Scrum
9 44 (10.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 42 (10.47%) Pair Programming
11 41 (10.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 33 (8.23%) E-Commerce
12 33 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (7.73%) Performance Testing
14 29 (7.23%) Mentoring
15 27 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (6.23%) Task Automation
17 20 (4.99%) Capacity Planning
17 20 (4.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 239 (59.60%) Java
2 125 (31.17%) Python
3 61 (15.21%) Bash Shell
4 58 (14.46%) Java 8
5 39 (9.73%) Scala
6 37 (9.23%) SQL
7 36 (8.98%) Ruby
8 34 (8.48%) JavaScript
9 31 (7.73%) Shell Script
10 24 (5.99%) C#
11 19 (4.74%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.74%) Go
13 9 (2.24%) Clojure
14 8 (2.00%) C++
15 7 (1.75%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.25%) Perl
17 4 (1.00%) Jython
18 2 (0.50%) AspectJ
18 2 (0.50%) PHP
18 2 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 113 (28.18%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.25%) Degree
4 4 (1.00%) ISEB
4 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.75%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 244 (60.85%) Docker
2 35 (8.73%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.00%) Postfix
3 8 (2.00%) Squid
3 8 (2.00%) vCloud
4 6 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.50%) HDFS
5 3 (0.75%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.75%) OpenDJ
6 2 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) LXC
7 1 (0.25%) RHEV
7 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 205 (51.12%) Kubernetes
2 146 (36.41%) Ansible
3 132 (32.92%) Terraform
4 118 (29.43%) Puppet
5 104 (25.94%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.49%) logstash
7 16 (3.99%) Consul
7 16 (3.99%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (3.74%) Kibana
9 13 (3.24%) Packer
10 12 (2.99%) Rancher
11 11 (2.74%) ZABBIX
12 10 (2.49%) Sysdig
13 8 (2.00%) Rsyslog
14 6 (1.50%) Oozie
15 5 (1.25%) Istio
15 5 (1.25%) Mesos
16 4 (1.00%) Grafana
16 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
17 3 (0.75%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (4.74%) Google
2 16 (3.99%) Atlassian
2 16 (3.99%) Oracle
2 16 (3.99%) Splunk
3 14 (3.49%) AppDynamics
3 14 (3.49%) IBM
4 13 (3.24%) New Relic
5 10 (2.49%) VMware
6 8 (2.00%) Dynatrace
6 8 (2.00%) Sonatype
7 7 (1.75%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.50%) RedGate
9 4 (1.00%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.75%) Dell
10 3 (0.75%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.50%) CA
11 2 (0.50%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.50%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.50%) Reuters