Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 314 403
Rank change year-on-year +27 +89 -35
Contract jobs citing Groovy 413 321 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 0.72% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.50% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 265 158
London median daily rate £538 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +7.32% +4.59%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £372
90th Percentile £688 £750 £625
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +70.59% +54.55% -38.89%

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 23,085 21,339 19,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.26% 48.16% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,590 15,945 14,990
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 151 109
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £30.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +14.76% +14.57%
10th Percentile £18.35 £17.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £62.68 £52.00 £57.01
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +18 97 £513 -6.82% 19
South London +16 80 £525 +10.53% 3
West London -31 15 £513 -5.96% 5
East London -2 13 £563 -10.00% 2
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 266 (64.41%) Java
2 263 (63.68%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (63.68%) DevOps
3 244 (59.08%) Docker
4 223 (54.00%) Jenkins
5 187 (45.28%) Kubernetes
6 151 (36.56%) Python
7 140 (33.90%) Ansible
8 139 (33.66%) TDD
9 137 (33.17%) Git (software)
9 137 (33.17%) Amazon AWS
10 114 (27.60%) Puppet
11 109 (26.39%) BDD
12 107 (25.91%) Maven
13 106 (25.67%) Terraform
14 103 (24.94%) Opscode Chef
15 97 (23.49%) Security Cleared
16 96 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (22.03%) Scrum
18 89 (21.55%) Test Automation
19 88 (21.31%) Web Services
20 83 (20.10%) Linux
21 80 (19.37%) Microservices
22 79 (19.13%) Hadoop
23 78 (18.89%) Bash Shell
24 77 (18.64%) REST
25 74 (17.92%) Gradle
25 74 (17.92%) Spring
25 74 (17.92%) Java 8
26 71 (17.19%) JIRA

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 60 (14.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 55 (13.32%) Confluence
3 45 (10.90%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (8.96%) Apache
5 28 (6.78%) nginx
6 26 (6.30%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.66%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.94%) CMS
9 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.97%) WildFly
11 3 (0.73%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.73%) JBoss
11 3 (0.73%) Jetty
11 3 (0.73%) Liferay
11 3 (0.73%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.73%) Mattermost
11 3 (0.73%) SAS
11 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.48%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.97%) HipChat
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 137 (33.17%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (12.83%) npm
3 30 (7.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 30 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (6.05%) PaaS
5 23 (5.57%) Heroku
6 21 (5.08%) GitHub
7 19 (4.60%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (3.15%) Serverless
9 13 (3.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (2.91%) Amazon S3
11 11 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (2.18%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.97%) IaaS
15 4 (0.97%) SaaS
16 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.96%) HTTP
2 24 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.87%) DNS
4 11 (2.66%) SSH
5 8 (1.94%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (1.94%) OpenVPN
6 6 (1.45%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.45%) SSL
7 5 (1.21%) Firewall
7 5 (1.21%) FTP
8 3 (0.73%) Internet
9 2 (0.48%) IMAP
9 2 (0.48%) SMTP
10 1 (0.24%) SMS
10 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.13%) Hadoop
2 51 (12.35%) Big Data
3 48 (11.62%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 33 (7.99%) HBase
6 30 (7.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.69%) MySQL
11 5 (1.21%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.21%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.97%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.73%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server
13 3 (0.73%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 223 (54.00%) Jenkins
2 137 (33.17%) Git (software)
3 107 (25.91%) Maven
4 74 (17.92%) Gradle
5 71 (17.19%) JIRA
6 57 (13.80%) SonarQube
7 54 (13.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 49 (11.86%) JUnit
9 43 (10.41%) Ant
10 37 (8.96%) Selenium
11 35 (8.47%) Cucumber
12 31 (7.51%) gulp
13 27 (6.54%) Mockito
14 23 (5.57%) CircleCI
14 23 (5.57%) Gerrit
14 23 (5.57%) GitLab
14 23 (5.57%) Travis CI
15 22 (5.33%) IBM UrbanCode
15 22 (5.33%) WebDriver
16 15 (3.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 58 (14.04%) Banking
2 54 (13.08%) Finance
3 7 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.45%) Retail
5 5 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.48%) Front Office
6 2 (0.48%) Legal
6 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (36.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 134 (32.45%) Developer
3 117 (28.33%) Java Developer
4 53 (12.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 46 (11.14%) Consultant
6 44 (10.65%) DevOps Consultant
7 43 (10.41%) Kubernetes Consultant
8 35 (8.47%) Senior DevOps
9 34 (8.23%) Senior Developer
10 33 (7.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 32 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 29 (7.02%) AWS DevOps
13 27 (6.54%) Java Engineer
14 26 (6.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 26 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
15 18 (4.36%) Tester
16 15 (3.63%) Automation Tester
16 15 (3.63%) Software Engineer
17 14 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
18 13 (3.15%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.31%) Web Services
2 77 (18.64%) REST
3 74 (17.92%) Spring
4 46 (11.14%) Node.js
5 45 (10.90%) JSON
6 39 (9.44%) Hibernate
7 37 (8.96%) Kafka
8 35 (8.47%) Guice
9 30 (7.26%) Dropwizard
10 29 (7.02%) Elastic Stack
11 27 (6.54%) JPA
12 26 (6.30%) JSON Schema
12 26 (6.30%) Samza
13 25 (6.05%) SOAP
13 25 (6.05%) XML
14 24 (5.81%) Spring Boot
15 22 (5.33%) HTML
15 22 (5.33%) RESTful
16 21 (5.08%) Grails
17 15 (3.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.93%) iPad
2 14 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.69%) FMCG
4 7 (1.69%) User Experience
5 6 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.73%) Fintech
7 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.73%) PKI
7 3 (0.73%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.73%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.73%) Wiki
8 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (20.10%) Linux
2 53 (12.83%) Unix
3 37 (8.96%) CentOS
4 28 (6.78%) Windows
5 16 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (63.68%) Agile Software Development
1 263 (63.68%) DevOps
2 139 (33.66%) TDD
3 109 (26.39%) BDD
4 96 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (22.03%) Scrum
6 89 (21.55%) Test Automation
7 80 (19.37%) Microservices
8 71 (17.19%) Open Source
9 66 (15.98%) Pair Programming
10 54 (13.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 47 (11.38%) E-Commerce
11 47 (11.38%) Software Engineering
12 42 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (7.75%) Performance Testing
13 32 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (6.30%) Multithreading
15 23 (5.57%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.08%) Unit Testing
17 19 (4.60%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 266 (64.41%) Java
2 151 (36.56%) Python
3 78 (18.89%) Bash Shell
4 74 (17.92%) Java 8
5 53 (12.83%) Ruby
6 48 (11.62%) Scala
7 46 (11.14%) Shell Script
8 42 (10.17%) SQL
9 30 (7.26%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.57%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.84%) C#
12 11 (2.66%) Go
13 9 (2.18%) C++
14 8 (1.94%) Perl
15 7 (1.69%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.45%) XPath
17 5 (1.21%) Clojure
18 4 (0.97%) ES6
19 3 (0.73%) Jython
19 3 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 97 (23.49%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.66%) Degree
4 10 (2.42%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.21%) ISEB
7 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.05%) GCP
2 19 (4.60%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 244 (59.08%) Docker
2 36 (8.72%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.18%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.94%) Postfix
4 8 (1.94%) Squid
4 8 (1.94%) vCloud
5 7 (1.69%) HDFS
6 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.24%) LXC
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 187 (45.28%) Kubernetes
2 140 (33.90%) Ansible
3 114 (27.60%) Puppet
4 106 (25.67%) Terraform
5 103 (24.94%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (8.23%) Consul
7 29 (7.02%) Kibana
8 27 (6.54%) logstash
9 25 (6.05%) Mesos
10 15 (3.63%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (3.63%) Prometheus
11 12 (2.91%) Packer
12 11 (2.66%) Grafana
13 9 (2.18%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.94%) Rancher
14 8 (1.94%) Rsyslog
14 8 (1.94%) Sysdig
15 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
16 3 (0.73%) Oozie
17 2 (0.48%) Ambari
Vendors
1 32 (7.75%) IBM
2 23 (5.57%) Oracle
2 23 (5.57%) Splunk
3 18 (4.36%) AppDynamics
4 12 (2.91%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.66%) VMware
6 9 (2.18%) Google
7 8 (1.94%) MuleSoft
7 8 (1.94%) Sonatype
8 6 (1.45%) Dynatrace
8 6 (1.45%) RedGate
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.73%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.48%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.48%) Informatica
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe