Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Groovy
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 306 386
Rank change year-on-year +5 +80 -41
Contract jobs citing Groovy 75 75 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.45% 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 11
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +35.14%
10th Percentile £338 £310 £350
90th Percentile £579 £588 £530
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

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 5926 5881 6692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 35.27% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3676 3592 4158
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 220 252
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.95 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £53.93 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +21 50 £525 +37.25%
Berkshire +6 27 £500 +56.49%
Oxfordshire +14 15 £525 -8.70%
West Sussex -12 14 £485 +2.11%
Buckinghamshire -18 8 £345 -9.80%
Hampshire +12 4 £388 -8.82%
Surrey - 4 £389 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 50 (66.67%) Java
2 49 (65.33%) Git (software)
2 49 (65.33%) Test Automation
3 47 (62.67%) Scrum
3 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 33 (44.00%) DevOps
7 31 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (37.33%) Docker
9 27 (36.00%) Web Services
9 27 (36.00%) Linux
10 26 (34.67%) QA
11 25 (33.33%) Python
12 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
12 24 (32.00%) Maven
13 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
13 23 (30.67%) Kanban
13 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
14 22 (29.33%) BDD
14 22 (29.33%) JIRA
15 21 (28.00%) Selenium
15 21 (28.00%) TDD
16 20 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (25.33%) Puppet
17 19 (25.33%) SOA
18 18 (24.00%) IntelliJ
18 18 (24.00%) REST
18 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
19 17 (22.67%) Grunt

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 16 (21.33%) Confluence
2 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
4 5 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.33%) nginx
5 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.00%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) CMS
7 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 31 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.33%) Slack
2 10 (13.33%) Trello
3 7 (9.33%) IaaS
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.33%) GitHub
5 4 (5.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (4.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 4 (5.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.67%) Redis
3 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (65.33%) Git (software)
2 35 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 24 (32.00%) Maven
4 22 (29.33%) JIRA
5 21 (28.00%) Selenium
6 18 (24.00%) IntelliJ
7 17 (22.67%) Grunt
7 17 (22.67%) gulp
8 15 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 14 (18.67%) TeamCity
10 13 (17.33%) Bitbucket
11 12 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (16.00%) Cucumber
11 12 (16.00%) Gatling
12 10 (13.33%) git-flow
12 10 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (9.33%) Gradle
14 6 (8.00%) Ant
15 5 (6.67%) JMeter
16 4 (5.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
1 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (30.67%) Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) Web Services
2 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 18 (24.00%) REST
3 17 (22.67%) CSS
3 17 (22.67%) HTML
4 16 (21.33%) HTML5
5 15 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 15 (20.00%) React
6 14 (18.67%) Hystrix
7 13 (17.33%) Dropwizard
7 13 (17.33%) Scalatra
8 10 (13.33%) Gherkin
8 10 (13.33%) Spring
9 9 (12.00%) Node.js
10 8 (10.67%) LAMP
10 8 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (10.67%) RESTful
11 7 (9.33%) jQuery
11 7 (9.33%) pytest
11 7 (9.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.67%) iPad
2 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Online Games
4 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.33%) Unix
4 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Test Automation
2 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (62.67%) Scrum
3 39 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (44.00%) DevOps
5 23 (30.67%) Kanban
5 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
6 22 (29.33%) BDD
7 21 (28.00%) TDD
8 20 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (25.33%) SOA
10 17 (22.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 16 (21.33%) User Stories
12 15 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (20.00%) Microservices
13 14 (18.67%) MVC
13 14 (18.67%) Web Development
14 13 (17.33%) Pair Programming
14 13 (17.33%) Refactoring
14 13 (17.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) Python
3 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (30.67%) Bash Shell
5 17 (22.67%) Scala
6 8 (10.67%) PHP
6 8 (10.67%) Ruby
6 8 (10.67%) SQL
7 7 (9.33%) C#
8 4 (5.33%) Haskell
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) C
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (37.33%) Docker
2 8 (10.67%) oVirt
2 8 (10.67%) RHEV
3 7 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) Puppet
2 14 (18.67%) Kubernetes
3 12 (16.00%) Ansible
4 9 (12.00%) Terraform
5 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.33%) Salt
6 4 (5.33%) Grafana
6 4 (5.33%) Kibana
7 2 (2.67%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) New Relic
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.33%) Google
5 4 (5.33%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) JDA
6 3 (4.00%) RedPrairie
7 2 (2.67%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.67%) Splunk
7 2 (2.67%) webMethods
8 1 (1.33%) ATG
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) SAP