Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 271 293
Rank change year-on-year +96 +22 -5
Contract jobs citing Groovy 7 44 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 1.09% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 61
Median daily rate £490 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £284 £388
90th Percentile £500 £629 £600
England median daily rate £488 £550 £546
% change year-on-year -11.36% +0.73% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 1,322 4,035 6,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.65% 35.05% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 2,557 4,224
Median daily rate £433 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £284 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £483 £488 £480
% change year-on-year -1.03% +1.56% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 130 144
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.25 £26.65
90th Percentile £59.13 £74.13 £51.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

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
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 19 January 2021. 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 +13 4 £500 +13.64%
Hampshire +47 3 £475 -13.64% 2
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Kibana
4 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (42.86%) Java 8
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) GitLab
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) DSL
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Splunk
4 3 (42.86%) JSON

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DSL
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) GitLab
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) CentOS
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Product Backlog
4 1 (14.29%) Product Roadmap
4 1 (14.29%) Release Train
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Java 8
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Kibana
2 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2