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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 329 329
Rank change year-on-year +47 0  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 144 99 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 74 80
Median daily rate £550 £550 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £415 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9962 9471 9705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.86% 43.49% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7355 7221 7107
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 39 83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Groovy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in London

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 24 £550 -4.34% 6
Croydon +8 12 £450 +5.88%
Hammersmith - 11 £555 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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.

1 219 (82.95%) Java
2 133 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (40.15%) DevOps
4 92 (34.85%) Jenkins
5 91 (34.47%) TDD
6 81 (30.68%) Git (software)
7 80 (30.30%) Ansible
8 79 (29.92%) Puppet
8 79 (29.92%) Amazon AWS
9 77 (29.17%) Scrum
10 75 (28.41%) Linux
11 74 (28.03%) JavaScript
11 74 (28.03%) Python
12 70 (26.52%) Maven
13 66 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 66 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
15 57 (21.59%) Open Source
16 55 (20.83%) BDD
17 53 (20.08%) Gradle
17 53 (20.08%) HTML
18 52 (19.70%) Web Services
18 52 (19.70%) Finance
19 51 (19.32%) CSS
20 47 (17.80%) QA
20 47 (17.80%) MongoDB
21 46 (17.42%) Grails
22 42 (15.91%) Pair Programming
23 41 (15.53%) PaaS
23 41 (15.53%) Cloud Foundry

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 41 (15.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 37 (14.02%) Apache
3 32 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 22 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (7.20%) nginx
6 15 (5.68%) Confluence
7 12 (4.55%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.27%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.27%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.38%) GemFire
10 1 (0.38%) Liferay
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Mule
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.76%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 79 (29.92%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (15.53%) PaaS
3 15 (5.68%) Amazon S3
4 11 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (3.79%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (3.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.52%) GitHub
6 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.14%) Heroku
7 3 (1.14%) Slack
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.38%) Responsys
9 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.39%) HTTP
2 17 (6.44%) DNS
3 15 (5.68%) LDAP
4 11 (4.17%) SMTP
5 10 (3.79%) IMAP
5 10 (3.79%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (3.79%) OpenVPN
5 10 (3.79%) SSH
6 3 (1.14%) FTP
6 3 (1.14%) LAN
6 3 (1.14%) SSL
6 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.14%) WAN
7 2 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.80%) MongoDB
2 28 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 27 (10.23%) MySQL
4 23 (8.71%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.06%) Big Data
6 15 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.92%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.03%) Redis
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.89%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.89%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.89%) QlikView
11 5 (1.89%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.52%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.14%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 92 (34.85%) Jenkins
2 81 (30.68%) Git (software)
3 70 (26.52%) Maven
4 53 (20.08%) Gradle
5 39 (14.77%) gulp
6 30 (11.36%) IntelliJ
7 28 (10.61%) JIRA
7 28 (10.61%) JUnit
8 21 (7.95%) IBM UrbanCode
9 20 (7.58%) Grunt
9 20 (7.58%) Travis CI
10 19 (7.20%) CircleCI
11 18 (6.82%) SonarQube
12 16 (6.06%) Ant
12 16 (6.06%) Subversion
13 14 (5.30%) Bitbucket
13 14 (5.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (4.92%) Selenium
15 11 (4.17%) Liquibase
16 10 (3.79%) Hudson
General
1 52 (19.70%) Finance
2 19 (7.20%) Banking
3 9 (3.41%) Games
4 8 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 123 (46.59%) Developer
2 89 (33.71%) Java Developer
3 78 (29.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (9.47%) Senior Developer
5 24 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (6.44%) Agile Developer
6 17 (6.44%) Agile Java Developer
7 15 (5.68%) AWS DevOps
8 14 (5.30%) Java Engineer
9 12 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Architect
11 9 (3.41%) Consultant
11 9 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (3.41%) Tester
12 8 (3.03%) Automation Tester
12 8 (3.03%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.08%) HTML
2 52 (19.70%) Web Services
3 51 (19.32%) CSS
4 46 (17.42%) Grails
5 37 (14.02%) AngularJS
5 37 (14.02%) HTML5
6 32 (12.12%) REST
6 32 (12.12%) RESTful
7 27 (10.23%) Dropwizard
8 24 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
8 24 (9.09%) React
9 22 (8.33%) Hystrix
9 22 (8.33%) jQuery
9 22 (8.33%) Scalatra
10 21 (7.95%) Spring
11 20 (7.58%) Play Framework
12 19 (7.20%) SOAP
13 14 (5.30%) CSS3
13 14 (5.30%) Kafka
14 13 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (5.30%) Data Structures
4 12 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.65%) User Experience
6 6 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.27%) iPad
7 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.14%) IVR
8 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Animation
9 1 (0.38%) DataPower
9 1 (0.38%) Fintech
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.41%) Linux
2 32 (12.12%) Unix
3 26 (9.85%) CentOS
4 13 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.27%) Windows
6 4 (1.52%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.14%) Android
7 3 (1.14%) SmartOS
8 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) Debian
9 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.15%) DevOps
3 91 (34.47%) TDD
4 77 (29.17%) Scrum
5 66 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 57 (21.59%) Open Source
7 55 (20.83%) BDD
8 42 (15.91%) Pair Programming
9 41 (15.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 40 (15.15%) Kanban
11 38 (14.39%) Software Engineering
12 36 (13.64%) Microservices
13 35 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (11.36%) SOA
15 29 (10.98%) Domain-Driven Design
15 29 (10.98%) Front End Development
16 28 (10.61%) Refactoring
16 28 (10.61%) SOLID
17 24 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 219 (82.95%) Java
2 74 (28.03%) JavaScript
2 74 (28.03%) Python
3 40 (15.15%) Scala
4 37 (14.02%) Shell Script
5 29 (10.98%) SQL
6 26 (9.85%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.68%) Ruby
8 14 (5.30%) Clojure
9 10 (3.79%) Jython
10 5 (1.89%) Go
11 2 (0.76%) Perl
11 2 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.38%) C++
12 1 (0.38%) ES6
12 1 (0.38%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.38%) R
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.80%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (15.15%) Docker
2 34 (12.88%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (3.79%) Postfix
3 10 (3.79%) Squid
3 10 (3.79%) vCloud
4 6 (2.27%) vSphere
5 5 (1.89%) LXC
5 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (30.30%) Ansible
2 79 (29.92%) Puppet
3 58 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (9.85%) Terraform
5 23 (8.71%) Kubernetes
6 19 (7.20%) Kibana
7 14 (5.30%) logstash
8 13 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (4.92%) ZABBIX
9 11 (4.17%) OpenAM
10 10 (3.79%) Rancher
10 10 (3.79%) Rsyslog
10 10 (3.79%) Sysdig
11 9 (3.41%) Grafana
12 6 (2.27%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.52%) Graphite
13 4 (1.52%) MOM
14 3 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
14 3 (1.14%) Nagios
15 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 28 (10.61%) Oracle
1 28 (10.61%) VMware
2 22 (8.33%) New Relic
3 11 (4.17%) Sonatype
4 8 (3.03%) Google
5 5 (1.89%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (1.52%) Guidewire
6 4 (1.52%) Splunk
7 3 (1.14%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.14%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.14%) F5
7 3 (1.14%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.14%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.14%) HP
7 3 (1.14%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (1.14%) Solace
8 2 (0.76%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.76%) Reuters
8 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
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