Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 402 331
Rank change year-on-year +109 -71 +55
Contract jobs citing Groovy 392 190 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 1.00% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 133 206
London median daily rate £540 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% -5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £444 £382 £388
90th Percentile £675 £613 £613
England median daily rate £525 £450 £490
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.16% +3.16%
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 22,486 18,984 19,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.44% 45.50% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,255 14,198 14,186
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 126 130
London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +34.95% +2.21%
10th Percentile £18.28 £16.29 £14.00
90th Percentile £56.63 £61.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Central London +32 66 £525 -8.70% 28
South London -10 44 £550 +51.72%
West London -1 22 £535 +33.75% 10
East London - 18 £650 - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 301 (76.79%) Java
2 237 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (52.04%) Docker
4 186 (47.45%) Jenkins
5 180 (45.92%) Python
6 178 (45.41%) DevOps
7 168 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
8 151 (38.52%) Web Services
9 141 (35.97%) TDD
10 123 (31.38%) Continuous Integration
11 122 (31.12%) Ansible
12 120 (30.61%) Linux
13 117 (29.85%) Kubernetes
14 112 (28.57%) Bash Shell
15 110 (28.06%) REST
16 106 (27.04%) BDD
17 105 (26.79%) Git (software)
18 95 (24.23%) Scrum
19 94 (23.98%) Spring
20 92 (23.47%) Pair Programming
21 91 (23.21%) Puppet
22 84 (21.43%) Microservices
22 84 (21.43%) JavaScript
23 83 (21.17%) JIRA
23 83 (21.17%) Scala
24 77 (19.64%) Test Automation
25 76 (19.39%) Maven
25 76 (19.39%) Terraform
26 68 (17.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
26 68 (17.35%) PostgreSQL

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 (15.56%) Confluence
2 53 (13.52%) Apache
3 46 (11.73%) Tomcat
4 35 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (5.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (4.34%) nginx
7 12 (3.06%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.77%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.51%) Mule
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.26%) CMS
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) HipChat
2 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 168 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.42%) PaaS
3 17 (4.34%) Amazon S3
4 16 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (3.06%) npm
8 11 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (2.55%) Heroku
9 10 (2.55%) IaaS
10 8 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.79%) Serverless
11 7 (1.79%) Slack
11 7 (1.79%) Trello
12 5 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.28%) Datadog
12 5 (1.28%) SaaS
13 4 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.48%) HTTP
2 36 (9.18%) TCP/IP
3 28 (7.14%) DNS
4 22 (5.61%) VPN
5 15 (3.83%) FTP
6 10 (2.55%) Firewall
6 10 (2.55%) SSL
7 9 (2.30%) LDAP
8 8 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (2.04%) OpenVPN
8 8 (2.04%) SMS
8 8 (2.04%) SSH
9 5 (1.28%) DHCP
9 5 (1.28%) IMAP
9 5 (1.28%) Internet
9 5 (1.28%) LAN
9 5 (1.28%) Network Security
9 5 (1.28%) SMTP
9 5 (1.28%) VLAN
9 5 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
2 64 (16.33%) MongoDB
3 46 (11.73%) Hadoop
3 46 (11.73%) NoSQL
4 38 (9.69%) MySQL
5 35 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (8.42%) Big Data
7 26 (6.63%) Relational Database
8 25 (6.38%) HBase
9 13 (3.32%) RDBMS
9 13 (3.32%) SQL Server
10 12 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (3.06%) Redis
11 5 (1.28%) KDB
12 4 (1.02%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.51%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 186 (47.45%) Jenkins
2 105 (26.79%) Git (software)
3 83 (21.17%) JIRA
4 76 (19.39%) Maven
5 60 (15.31%) Gradle
6 40 (10.20%) JUnit
7 36 (9.18%) gulp
8 31 (7.91%) Cucumber
9 26 (6.63%) TeamCity
10 25 (6.38%) Mockito
11 22 (5.61%) Bitbucket
11 22 (5.61%) IntelliJ
12 20 (5.10%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (4.85%) Ant
14 18 (4.59%) JMeter
15 16 (4.08%) IBM UrbanCode
15 16 (4.08%) Selenium
16 15 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (3.57%) SoapUI
18 13 (3.32%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (13.27%) Finance
2 30 (7.65%) Banking
3 16 (4.08%) Games
4 11 (2.81%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.81%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.53%) Billing
6 4 (1.02%) Front Office
6 4 (1.02%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.51%) Retail
7 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (43.37%) Developer
2 137 (34.95%) Java Developer
3 135 (34.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (14.54%) Senior Developer
5 56 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 48 (12.24%) AWS DevOps
7 43 (10.97%) AWS Engineer
8 42 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 26 (6.63%) Agile Developer
9 26 (6.63%) Agile Java Developer
10 24 (6.12%) Java Engineer
11 22 (5.61%) Consultant
12 21 (5.36%) Senior DevOps
12 21 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (4.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 15 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 14 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
16 14 (3.57%) Tester
17 12 (3.06%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (38.52%) Web Services
2 110 (28.06%) REST
3 94 (23.98%) Spring
4 61 (15.56%) Guice
5 60 (15.31%) Hibernate
6 59 (15.05%) HTML
7 56 (14.29%) CSS
8 54 (13.78%) JSON
9 53 (13.52%) Dropwizard
10 50 (12.76%) Grails
11 49 (12.50%) RESTful
12 48 (12.24%) AngularJS
12 48 (12.24%) HTML5
13 46 (11.73%) Kafka
14 31 (7.91%) SOAP
15 28 (7.14%) JPA
15 28 (7.14%) JSON Schema
16 26 (6.63%) Elastic Stack
17 24 (6.12%) Samza
18 23 (5.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.87%) Public Cloud
2 19 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.28%) iPad
6 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.28%) VWAP
7 4 (1.02%) Replication
7 4 (1.02%) User Experience
8 3 (0.77%) Animation
8 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.77%) Fintech
9 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.51%) DataPower
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.26%) Equities
10 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 120 (30.61%) Linux
2 62 (15.82%) Unix
3 43 (10.97%) CentOS
4 27 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.08%) Windows
6 9 (2.30%) Android
7 6 (1.53%) SmartOS
8 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.28%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (45.41%) DevOps
3 141 (35.97%) TDD
4 123 (31.38%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (27.04%) BDD
6 95 (24.23%) Scrum
7 92 (23.47%) Pair Programming
8 84 (21.43%) Microservices
9 77 (19.64%) Test Automation
10 68 (17.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 61 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 57 (14.54%) Open Source
13 49 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 37 (9.44%) Kanban
15 36 (9.18%) Domain-Driven Design
16 35 (8.93%) Performance Testing
17 32 (8.16%) MVC
17 32 (8.16%) SOA
18 30 (7.65%) Configuration Management
19 27 (6.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 301 (76.79%) Java
2 180 (45.92%) Python
3 112 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 84 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 83 (21.17%) Scala
6 61 (15.56%) Ruby
7 41 (10.46%) SQL
8 31 (7.91%) Shell Script
9 24 (6.12%) Go
10 18 (4.59%) C#
10 18 (4.59%) Clojure
11 16 (4.08%) Kotlin
12 14 (3.57%) XPath
13 11 (2.81%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.30%) ES6
14 9 (2.30%) R
15 8 (2.04%) Perl
15 8 (2.04%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.28%) C++
17 3 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 51 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.85%) Degree
4 10 (2.55%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.77%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 204 (52.04%) Docker
2 21 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.04%) Postfix
4 8 (2.04%) Squid
4 8 (2.04%) vCloud
4 8 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.51%) flannel
7 1 (0.26%) LXC
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 122 (31.12%) Ansible
2 117 (29.85%) Kubernetes
3 91 (23.21%) Puppet
4 76 (19.39%) Terraform
5 43 (10.97%) logstash
6 39 (9.95%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (8.42%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (5.87%) Kibana
9 18 (4.59%) ZABBIX
10 16 (4.08%) Mesos
11 11 (2.81%) Grafana
11 11 (2.81%) Prometheus
12 8 (2.04%) Consul
12 8 (2.04%) Rancher
12 8 (2.04%) Rsyslog
12 8 (2.04%) Sysdig
13 5 (1.28%) Nagios
14 4 (1.02%) Packer
14 4 (1.02%) Salt
15 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (5.87%) Oracle
2 19 (4.85%) Splunk
3 17 (4.34%) AppDynamics
4 16 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 16 (4.08%) VMware
5 15 (3.83%) New Relic
6 13 (3.32%) Google
7 8 (2.04%) Sonatype
8 7 (1.79%) hybris
9 6 (1.53%) SaltStack
9 6 (1.53%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.28%) Solace
11 3 (0.77%) IBM
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.51%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.51%) Sybase
12 2 (0.51%) TOWER Software