Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 371 304 319
Rank change year-on-year -67 +15 +114
Contract jobs citing Groovy 166 403 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.70% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 300 304
London median daily rate £550 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £404 £462 £413
90th Percentile £729 £688 £700
England median daily rate £543 £539 £525
% change year-on-year +0.67% +2.74% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 - £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 15,973 23,679 23,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.95% 50.33% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,909 18,076 17,573
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £367 £363 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 116 145
London median hourly rate £42.06 £36.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.82% +12.50% -3.56%
10th Percentile £17.18 £18.54 £18.01
90th Percentile £60.05 £58.75 £54.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.27 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.92% +5.66% +3.56%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +15 32 £525 +5.00% 14
South London -19 27 £550 +4.76% 1
East London +27 3 £550 -1.12% 4
West London +15 3 £550 +7.32% 4
North London - 2 £325 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 112 (67.47%) Java
1 112 (67.47%) Python
2 105 (63.25%) DevOps
3 96 (57.83%) Jenkins
4 84 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (39.16%) Terraform
6 61 (36.75%) Linux
7 56 (33.73%) Kubernetes
8 55 (33.13%) Microservices
9 50 (30.12%) JIRA
10 48 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (28.92%) Docker
11 46 (27.71%) Scala
12 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
12 44 (26.51%) Confluence
13 43 (25.90%) Security Cleared
13 43 (25.90%) Ansible
14 42 (25.30%) JavaScript
15 40 (24.10%) Web Services
16 38 (22.89%) Scrum
17 36 (21.69%) SC Cleared
17 36 (21.69%) AWS
18 32 (19.28%) Bash Shell
19 30 (18.07%) Azure
19 30 (18.07%) Ruby
20 29 (17.47%) Test Automation
21 28 (16.87%) TDD
21 28 (16.87%) Banking
22 26 (15.66%) Spring
22 26 (15.66%) Maven

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 44 (26.51%) Confluence
2 19 (11.45%) nginx
3 16 (9.64%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (8.43%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.63%) Apache Spark
6 9 (5.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (4.82%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.61%) JBoss
8 6 (3.61%) Jetty
8 6 (3.61%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 5 (3.01%) Apache
10 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.69%) AWS
2 30 (18.07%) Azure
3 24 (14.46%) GCP
4 12 (7.23%) Serverless
5 11 (6.63%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (6.63%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (6.63%) PaaS
6 9 (5.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (4.82%) npm
8 7 (4.22%) GitHub
9 4 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.41%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.81%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (1.81%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.20%) IaaS
11 2 (1.20%) Slack
12 1 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) Firewall
2 6 (3.61%) SSH
3 5 (3.01%) DSL
3 5 (3.01%) VPN
4 4 (2.41%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.81%) DNS
5 3 (1.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) FTP
6 1 (0.60%) IMAP
6 1 (0.60%) SMTP
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.64%) Hadoop
2 16 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.43%) MySQL
3 14 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.83%) Big Data
5 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.61%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.61%) HBase
8 5 (3.01%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.20%) Flink
11 2 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (57.83%) Jenkins
2 50 (30.12%) JIRA
3 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
4 26 (15.66%) Maven
5 23 (13.86%) Cucumber
5 23 (13.86%) Gradle
6 21 (12.65%) Selenium
7 14 (8.43%) REST Assured
8 13 (7.83%) IntelliJ
9 12 (7.23%) CircleCI
9 12 (7.23%) Spinnaker
10 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
10 10 (6.02%) JUnit
10 10 (6.02%) Mercurial
11 9 (5.42%) Vagrant
12 8 (4.82%) Ant
12 8 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (4.82%) Bitbucket
12 8 (4.82%) gulp
13 7 (4.22%) Mockito
General
1 28 (16.87%) Banking
2 12 (7.23%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.42%) Finance
4 6 (3.61%) Games
5 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (39.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (27.11%) Developer
3 23 (13.86%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (7.23%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (6.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Senior DevOps
7 10 (6.02%) Architect
7 10 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (4.22%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.22%) ForgeRock Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Hybris Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.61%) Backend Developer
10 6 (3.61%) IAM Developer
10 6 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.10%) Web Services
2 26 (15.66%) Spring
3 22 (13.25%) Kafka
4 20 (12.05%) RESTful
5 19 (11.45%) JSON
6 18 (10.84%) REST
7 17 (10.24%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (9.64%) HTML
9 14 (8.43%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (8.43%) Hibernate
9 14 (8.43%) HTML5
10 12 (7.23%) React
10 12 (7.23%) Samza
11 11 (6.63%) Node.js
12 10 (6.02%) CSS
12 10 (6.02%) SOAP
13 9 (5.42%) Gherkin
14 8 (4.82%) jQuery
15 7 (4.22%) AngularJS
15 7 (4.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) User Experience
2 9 (5.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.61%) Derivative
4 6 (3.61%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.81%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Equities
7 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.75%) Linux
2 23 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (13.25%) Windows
4 20 (12.05%) CentOS
5 16 (9.64%) Android
5 16 (9.64%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.61%) Debian
7 6 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.41%) Unix
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (63.25%) DevOps
2 84 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (33.13%) Microservices
4 48 (28.92%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (22.89%) Scrum
6 29 (17.47%) Test Automation
7 28 (16.87%) TDD
8 25 (15.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (15.06%) Kanban
9 23 (13.86%) BDD
10 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (10.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 16 (9.64%) Open Source
13 15 (9.04%) API Testing
14 14 (8.43%) Build Automation
14 14 (8.43%) Dashboard Development
14 14 (8.43%) Pair Programming
14 14 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (8.43%) Unit Testing
14 14 (8.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 112 (67.47%) Java
1 112 (67.47%) Python
2 46 (27.71%) Scala
3 42 (25.30%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.28%) Bash Shell
5 30 (18.07%) Ruby
6 18 (10.84%) Go
7 16 (9.64%) SQL
8 12 (7.23%) Clojure
8 12 (7.23%) Perl
9 10 (6.02%) Java 8
10 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.22%) C++
12 6 (3.61%) ClojureScript
12 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.01%) C#
13 5 (3.01%) Kotlin
14 4 (2.41%) VBA
15 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (25.90%) Security Cleared
2 36 (21.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) ISEB
3 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.20%) MCTS
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 48 (28.92%) Docker
2 7 (4.22%) OpenAM
2 7 (4.22%) OpenDJ
3 4 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 65 (39.16%) Terraform
2 56 (33.73%) Kubernetes
3 43 (25.90%) Ansible
4 23 (13.86%) Puppet
5 21 (12.65%) Consul
6 19 (11.45%) Packer
7 16 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (5.42%) Salt
9 7 (4.22%) logstash
10 6 (3.61%) Grafana
10 6 (3.61%) Prometheus
11 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.81%) Fluentd
12 3 (1.81%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 3 (1.81%) Rancher
13 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (1.20%) Istio
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Red Hat
2 18 (10.84%) Oracle
3 16 (9.64%) Google
4 8 (4.82%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.22%) ForgeRock
5 7 (4.22%) hybris
6 6 (3.61%) Cloudera
6 6 (3.61%) Hortonworks
6 6 (3.61%) Sybase
7 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.41%) Axway
8 4 (2.41%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.41%) Splunk
9 3 (1.81%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.81%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) Ariba
10 1 (0.60%) CA
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) SAP