Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 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 > South East
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 286 267
Rank change year-on-year +107 -19 +52
Contract jobs citing Groovy 13 71 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.48% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 1.31% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 41 65
Median daily rate £550 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £306 £381 £363
90th Percentile £599 £638 £598
England median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,585 5,407 6,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.46% 36.63% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 3,346 4,108
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £310
90th Percentile £613 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 162 202
Median hourly rate £44.50 £47.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.82% +11.18% -1.73%
10th Percentile £35.00 £24.07 £18.75
90th Percentile £58.80 £59.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £35.75 £45.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year -20.56% +9.42% +0.30%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Groovy as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Groovy in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Groovy in the South East over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in the South East

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Groovy in the South East.

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 4 August 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
West Sussex +27 5 £383 -19.37%
Hampshire +69 4 £313 -45.65%
Surrey +58 3 £550 +4.76%
Thames Valley +91 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +35 1 - - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) DSL
4 7 (53.85%) Ansible
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) Terraform
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 5 (38.46%) AWS
6 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 5 (38.46%) Docker
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) GitHub
7 4 (30.77%) MariaDB
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (30.77%) Liquibase
7 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
7 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (30.77%) SDLC
7 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) Kanban

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 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) GemFire
3 2 (15.38%) nginx
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Jetty
4 1 (7.69%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) AWS
1 5 (38.46%) GitHub
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon ECS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (7.69%) Azure
4 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DSL
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MariaDB
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Zeppelin
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) Liquibase
4 4 (30.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) JMeter
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (15.38%) Gradle
6 2 (15.38%) Protractor
7 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) Kafka
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (15.38%) WireMock
3 1 (7.69%) amCharts
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) D3.js
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Pandas
3 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (7.69%) scikit-learn
3 1 (7.69%) Vue.js
3 1 (7.69%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Korn
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java 8
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CAPM
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) HDFS
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Ansible
2 6 (46.15%) Terraform
3 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
3 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) Ambari
5 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk