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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / London
Rank 294 287 348
Rank change year-on-year -7 +61  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 115 133 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.43% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 98 52
Median daily rate £525 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +3.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.91% +13.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 8769 9332 8704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.03% 42.47% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6522 7002 6300
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 51 44
Median hourly rate £45.75 £34.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.55% +24.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
Croydon - 16 £375 -
City of London +3 14 £525 +6.59% 10
Isleworth - 2 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 163 (81.50%) Java
2 96 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (39.50%) Jenkins
4 73 (36.50%) DevOps
5 72 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 65 (32.50%) Maven
7 62 (31.00%) Git (software)
8 60 (30.00%) Linux
9 58 (29.00%) Scrum
10 53 (26.50%) Ansible
11 51 (25.50%) Python
12 48 (24.00%) CSS
12 48 (24.00%) TDD
13 45 (22.50%) HTML
14 42 (21.00%) Finance
15 41 (20.50%) Puppet
16 39 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (19.50%) Gradle
17 37 (18.50%) Web Services
18 36 (18.00%) Unix
18 36 (18.00%) Oracle
19 34 (17.00%) BDD
20 33 (16.50%) Open Source
21 32 (16.00%) MongoDB
21 32 (16.00%) REST
22 31 (15.50%) JIRA
23 29 (14.50%) Spring
23 29 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
24 28 (14.00%) HTML5

Groovy
Top Related 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 25 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.50%) Confluence
4 12 (6.00%) nginx
5 11 (5.50%) WebLogic
6 9 (4.50%) Apache
6 9 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.00%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.50%) Mule
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Gliffy
2 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.00%) PaaS
3 10 (5.00%) GitHub
4 6 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.00%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.00%) Slack
5 4 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.50%) IaaS
7 2 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) HTTP
2 4 (2.00%) DNS
2 4 (2.00%) LDAP
2 4 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (2.00%) OpenVPN
2 4 (2.00%) SSH
3 2 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 22 (11.00%) MySQL
3 19 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.50%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.00%) Big Data
9 6 (3.00%) Redis
10 5 (2.50%) HBase
11 4 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.50%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.50%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.50%) QlikView
13 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 79 (39.50%) Jenkins
2 65 (32.50%) Maven
3 62 (31.00%) Git (software)
4 39 (19.50%) Gradle
5 31 (15.50%) JIRA
6 27 (13.50%) Subversion
7 23 (11.50%) SonarQube
8 22 (11.00%) Ant
9 19 (9.50%) gulp
10 18 (9.00%) JUnit
10 18 (9.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (7.50%) IntelliJ
12 14 (7.00%) Selenium
13 12 (6.00%) CircleCI
13 12 (6.00%) Travis CI
14 11 (5.50%) TeamCity
15 9 (4.50%) Hudson
16 8 (4.00%) Bitbucket
16 8 (4.00%) GitLab
16 8 (4.00%) Grunt
General
1 42 (21.00%) Finance
2 18 (9.00%) Banking
3 6 (3.00%) Games
4 5 (2.50%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.00%) Publishing
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (53.50%) Developer
2 71 (35.50%) Java Developer
3 57 (28.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (9.50%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (6.00%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (6.00%) Consultant
7 10 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 10 (5.00%) XML Developer
8 9 (4.50%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Hybris Developer
8 9 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Java Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Build Manager
10 7 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (3.50%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.00%) CSS
2 45 (22.50%) HTML
3 37 (18.50%) Web Services
4 32 (16.00%) REST
5 29 (14.50%) Spring
6 28 (14.00%) HTML5
7 26 (13.00%) XML
8 24 (12.00%) Grails
9 22 (11.00%) JSON
10 18 (9.00%) SOAP
11 16 (8.00%) AngularJS
12 14 (7.00%) RESTful
13 11 (5.50%) Hibernate
14 10 (5.00%) jQuery
14 10 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (5.00%) React
15 9 (4.50%) CSS3
15 9 (4.50%) Dropwizard
15 9 (4.50%) Scalatra
15 9 (4.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) Data Structures
2 12 (6.00%) iPad
3 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.00%) Fintech
7 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.00%) Social Media
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) BBC
8 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.50%) DataPower
8 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.00%) Linux
2 36 (18.00%) Unix
3 20 (10.00%) Windows
4 9 (4.50%) CentOS
5 6 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.00%) Android
6 4 (2.00%) SmartOS
7 2 (1.00%) Debian
7 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (36.50%) DevOps
3 58 (29.00%) Scrum
4 48 (24.00%) TDD
5 39 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (17.00%) BDD
7 33 (16.50%) Open Source
8 27 (13.50%) Kanban
9 19 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (8.50%) Pair Programming
11 16 (8.00%) Automated Testing
11 16 (8.00%) Microservices
12 15 (7.50%) SOLID
13 13 (6.50%) OO
13 13 (6.50%) SOA
14 12 (6.00%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.00%) Front End Development
14 12 (6.00%) Refactoring
14 12 (6.00%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 163 (81.50%) Java
2 72 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 51 (25.50%) Python
4 27 (13.50%) Scala
5 24 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 17 (8.50%) Clojure
6 17 (8.50%) Shell Script
6 17 (8.50%) SQL
7 7 (3.50%) Perl
8 5 (2.50%) AspectJ
8 5 (2.50%) Jython
8 5 (2.50%) PHP
8 5 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.00%) C++
9 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.50%) Ruby
11 2 (1.00%) ES6
11 2 (1.00%) Go
12 1 (0.50%) Korn
12 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.50%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) SDET
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (10.50%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (9.50%) Docker
3 4 (2.00%) Postfix
3 4 (2.00%) Squid
3 4 (2.00%) vCloud
4 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (26.50%) Ansible
2 41 (20.50%) Puppet
3 29 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.50%) Kubernetes
5 9 (4.50%) Terraform
6 7 (3.50%) OpenAM
7 4 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (2.00%) Kibana
7 4 (2.00%) logstash
7 4 (2.00%) Rancher
7 4 (2.00%) Rsyslog
7 4 (2.00%) Sysdig
7 4 (2.00%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (18.00%) Oracle
2 11 (5.50%) Google
3 10 (5.00%) hybris
4 9 (4.50%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.50%) New Relic
5 7 (3.50%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.00%) Splunk
7 5 (2.50%) Guidewire
7 5 (2.50%) IBM
7 5 (2.50%) VMware
8 4 (2.00%) Adobe
8 4 (2.00%) Sonatype
9 3 (1.50%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (1.00%) Facebook
10 2 (1.00%) Sybase
10 2 (1.00%) Veracode
10 2 (1.00%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.50%) Siebel
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