Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 287 358 280
Rank change year-on-year +71 -78 +57
Contract jobs citing Groovy 123 256 435
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.64% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.34% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 156 334
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £422
90th Percentile £700 £713 £675
England median daily rate £550 £539 £525
% change year-on-year +2.09% +2.62% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 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% -

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 9,455 19,161 22,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.83% 47.75% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,808 14,402 16,888
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £356
90th Percentile £700 £680 £675
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 131 206
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £42.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -14.32% -1.14%
10th Percentile £22.90 £20.00 £17.85
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.50 £57.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +94 30 £555 +16.74% 2
South London +40 17 £550 +8.64%
West London +48 1 £550 - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 91 (73.98%) Java
2 74 (60.16%) Python
3 64 (52.03%) DevOps
4 62 (50.41%) Jenkins
5 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (38.21%) Kubernetes
7 43 (34.96%) Terraform
8 41 (33.33%) Linux
9 38 (30.89%) Docker
10 37 (30.08%) JavaScript
11 35 (28.46%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (26.02%) Git (software)
12 32 (26.02%) SQL
13 31 (25.20%) Microservices
14 30 (24.39%) Web Services
14 30 (24.39%) JIRA
14 30 (24.39%) REST
15 27 (21.95%) AWS
16 26 (21.14%) Azure
16 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
16 26 (21.14%) Maven
16 26 (21.14%) Ansible
17 25 (20.33%) SOAP
17 25 (20.33%) SC Cleared
17 25 (20.33%) NoSQL
18 24 (19.51%) GCP
19 23 (18.70%) JUnit
20 22 (17.89%) JSON
21 21 (17.07%) Ruby
22 20 (16.26%) Test Automation

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 19 (15.45%) Confluence
1 19 (15.45%) nginx
2 8 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.95%) AWS
2 26 (21.14%) Azure
3 24 (19.51%) GCP
4 13 (10.57%) OpenShift
5 10 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.69%) Serverless
7 6 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.07%) GitHub
8 5 (4.07%) PaaS
9 4 (3.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (3.25%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (3.25%) IaaS
10 3 (2.44%) Azure Functions
10 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.44%) npm
11 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.63%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Firewall
2 6 (4.88%) HTTP
3 5 (4.07%) DNS
4 3 (2.44%) OpenVPN
5 2 (1.63%) Broadband
5 2 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) NoSQL
2 17 (13.82%) Big Data
3 16 (13.01%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.07%) MySQL
9 4 (3.25%) Couchbase
9 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.44%) Flink
11 2 (1.63%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.63%) HBase
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 62 (50.41%) Jenkins
2 32 (26.02%) Git (software)
3 30 (24.39%) JIRA
4 26 (21.14%) Maven
5 23 (18.70%) JUnit
6 16 (13.01%) Gradle
7 13 (10.57%) Selenium
7 13 (10.57%) SoapUI
8 11 (8.94%) SonarQube
9 10 (8.13%) Cucumber
9 10 (8.13%) Postman
10 9 (7.32%) CircleCI
10 9 (7.32%) Travis CI
11 8 (6.50%) GitLab
12 7 (5.69%) Bitbucket
12 7 (5.69%) Xcode
13 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (4.07%) gulp
14 5 (4.07%) REST Assured
15 4 (3.25%) Gatling
General
1 17 (13.82%) Banking
2 13 (10.57%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.69%) Finance
4 5 (4.07%) Games
4 5 (4.07%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Back Office
5 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (37.40%) Developer
2 34 (27.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (22.76%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.69%) AWS Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Java Mobile Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Java Applications Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) REST
1 30 (24.39%) Web Services
2 25 (20.33%) SOAP
3 22 (17.89%) JSON
4 19 (15.45%) Spring
5 14 (11.38%) Hibernate
5 14 (11.38%) JPA
5 14 (11.38%) Node.js
5 14 (11.38%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (10.57%) Kafka
6 13 (10.57%) OAuth
6 13 (10.57%) Spring Boot
7 12 (9.76%) RESTful
8 11 (8.94%) OAuth2
9 10 (8.13%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (7.32%) Middleware
11 8 (6.50%) J2EE
11 8 (6.50%) Swagger
12 7 (5.69%) HTML
13 6 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.07%) iPad
5 4 (3.25%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.44%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.63%) DataPower
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (11.38%) Windows
3 11 (8.94%) Unix
4 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.88%) CentOS
6 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) DevOps
2 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.46%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (25.20%) Microservices
5 20 (16.26%) BDD
5 20 (16.26%) Open Source
5 20 (16.26%) Test Automation
6 17 (13.82%) TDD
7 15 (12.20%) Dashboard Development
8 14 (11.38%) API Testing
8 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure as Code
8 14 (11.38%) Scrum
9 12 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.13%) Migration
10 10 (8.13%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (8.13%) OO
11 9 (7.32%) Build Automation
11 9 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 91 (73.98%) Java
2 74 (60.16%) Python
3 37 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.02%) SQL
5 21 (17.07%) Ruby
6 20 (16.26%) Scala
7 19 (15.45%) Java 8
8 18 (14.63%) Go
9 14 (11.38%) Bash Shell
10 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.88%) C#
12 5 (4.07%) Clojure
13 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.25%) XPath
14 3 (2.44%) Perl
15 2 (1.63%) Haskell
15 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.63%) XQuery
16 1 (0.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.63%) OCP
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
System Software
1 38 (30.89%) Docker
2 7 (5.69%) OpenAM
2 7 (5.69%) OpenDJ
3 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (38.21%) Kubernetes
2 43 (34.96%) Terraform
3 26 (21.14%) Ansible
4 13 (10.57%) Packer
5 12 (9.76%) Consul
6 9 (7.32%) logstash
7 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.44%) Grafana
8 3 (2.44%) Kibana
9 2 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.63%) Puppet
9 2 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.81%) Graphite
10 1 (0.81%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Google
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) ForgeRock
4 6 (4.88%) Axway
5 5 (4.07%) hybris
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.44%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.44%) Talend
8 2 (1.63%) Dell
8 2 (1.63%) IBM
8 2 (1.63%) Informatica
8 2 (1.63%) New Relic
8 2 (1.63%) Perforce
8 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.63%) SAP
8 2 (1.63%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.81%) OpenText
9 1 (0.81%) VMware