Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 November 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 274 296
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +17
Contract jobs citing Groovy 50 109 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.66% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.61% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 68 40
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -6.93% +25.00%
10th Percentile £324 £388 £338
90th Percentile £629 £600 £576
England median daily rate £540 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £16.00 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,755 6,785 5,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.40% 41.38% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,895 4,367 3,663
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +2.63% +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 172 167
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £19.65 £25.52 £18.50
90th Percentile £73.50 £52.50 £51.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Thames Valley -3 19 £525 +27.27% 2
Hampshire +16 13 £575 +9.52%
West Sussex 0 13 £440 -2.22%
Berkshire -18 10 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £525 +26.51%
East Sussex +14 3 £500 - 1
Surrey +15 1 - -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 27 (54.00%) Java
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) DevOps
3 21 (42.00%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
5 18 (36.00%) Linux
5 18 (36.00%) Python
6 17 (34.00%) Scala
7 16 (32.00%) Selenium
7 16 (32.00%) Scrum
7 16 (32.00%) Cucumber
8 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 15 (30.00%) Docker
8 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.00%) JIRA
9 14 (28.00%) Gherkin
10 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
10 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (26.00%) Puppet
11 12 (24.00%) XML
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle
11 12 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (22.00%) GitHub
12 11 (22.00%) Ansible
12 11 (22.00%) RESTful
12 11 (22.00%) Kanban
12 11 (22.00%) Spring
13 10 (20.00%) JSON
13 10 (20.00%) Open Source
13 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (18.00%) nginx
1 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 6 (12.00%) JBoss
3 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.00%) Confluence
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (4.00%) GemFire
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) GitHub
2 9 (18.00%) AWS
3 7 (14.00%) Google Analytics
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.00%) Serverless
5 3 (6.00%) Route 53
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.00%) TestFlight
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
1 7 (14.00%) SSL
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) DSL
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Essbase
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Smart View
3 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (32.00%) Selenium
3 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (28.00%) JIRA
5 8 (16.00%) Gatling
5 8 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (14.00%) Ant
6 7 (14.00%) Grunt
6 7 (14.00%) gulp
6 7 (14.00%) IntelliJ
6 7 (14.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (14.00%) Sublime Text
7 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (12.00%) JUnit
7 6 (12.00%) Maven
8 5 (10.00%) Gradle
9 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (8.00%) TestRail
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.00%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Gherkin
2 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (24.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) RESTful
4 11 (22.00%) Spring
5 10 (20.00%) JSON
6 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (16.00%) Node.js
6 8 (16.00%) REST
7 7 (14.00%) CSS
7 7 (14.00%) jQuery
7 7 (14.00%) Play Framework
7 7 (14.00%) Servlets
7 7 (14.00%) SOAP
8 6 (12.00%) EJB
8 6 (12.00%) HTML
8 6 (12.00%) HTML5
8 6 (12.00%) J2EE
8 6 (12.00%) J2SE
8 6 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Ubuntu
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) DevOps
3 21 (42.00%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (32.00%) Scrum
5 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (22.00%) Kanban
9 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (20.00%) Open Source
10 8 (16.00%) API Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Analytics
11 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
11 7 (14.00%) Lean Software Development
11 7 (14.00%) Microservices
11 7 (14.00%) Predictive Analysis
11 7 (14.00%) User Stories
12 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) Python
3 17 (34.00%) Scala
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (16.00%) Ruby
6 7 (14.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) Haskell
6 7 (14.00%) Perl
7 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) Clojure
8 2 (4.00%) Korn
8 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.00%) Ansible
3 8 (16.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (16.00%) Terraform
4 7 (14.00%) Grafana
4 7 (14.00%) Kibana
5 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Hyperion
3 7 (14.00%) Adobe
3 7 (14.00%) Google
4 6 (12.00%) webMethods
5 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.00%) ForgeRock
6 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) New Relic
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) VMware