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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 May 2022 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.

Apache Groovy
UK
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 444 426 405
Rank change year-on-year -18 -21 +50
Contract jobs citing Groovy 446 296 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.23% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 207 152
10th Percentile £434 £363 £360
25th Percentile £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - +2.80%
75th Percentile £682 £700 £675
90th Percentile £800 £738 £845
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £483 £550
% change year-on-year +8.81% -12.27% +18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £61.81 - £42.00
Median hourly rate £63.62 - £44.00
75th Percentile £65.42 - £46.00
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.62 - £44.00
% change year-on-year - - -12.00%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 32,283 24,139 19,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.60% 40.46% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,572 16,947 13,543
10th Percentile £385 £325 £325
25th Percentile £456 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +15.61% -3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 474 328
10th Percentile £19.52 £16.55 £17.75
25th Percentile £35.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate £50.77 £42.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year +19.46% - -1.16%
75th Percentile £62.25 £52.50 £51.06
90th Percentile £72.20 £63.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.35 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +25.88% -5.88% -3.41%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Groovy over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Groovy in the UK

Groovy
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the UK over the 6 months to 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +7 351 £585 +7.83% 47
Work from Home -62 249 £593 -5.20% 19
London +1 227 £610 -4.69% 33
UK excluding London -43 116 £525 +8.81% 18
East of England -11 26 £588 +26.34%
North of England -40 24 £525 -17.32% 4
South East -30 20 £463 -2.63% 3
Scotland -24 19 £525 +7.14% 4
North West -42 18 £525 -17.32% 1
Midlands -31 14 £381 -3.67% 3
South West -13 13 £500 +6.67% 3
West Midlands -32 13 £380 -13.14% 1
Yorkshire -32 6 £525 -25.00% 3
Wales -16 1 £593 +11.27%
East Midlands -19 1 £505 +32.03% 2

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for Groovy.

1 275 (61.66%) Jenkins
2 259 (58.07%) DevOps
3 258 (57.85%) Python
4 213 (47.76%) Kubernetes
5 194 (43.50%) Java
6 191 (42.83%) Ansible
7 186 (41.70%) Docker
8 183 (41.03%) Terraform
9 167 (37.44%) Agile
10 163 (36.55%) CI/CD
11 148 (33.18%) AWS
12 126 (28.25%) Linux
13 108 (24.22%) GCP
14 105 (23.54%) Maven
15 94 (21.08%) JIRA
16 91 (20.40%) Git (software)
17 87 (19.51%) Google
18 86 (19.28%) JavaScript
19 84 (18.83%) Opscode Chef
20 82 (18.39%) Gradle
21 80 (17.94%) Social Skills
22 79 (17.71%) Microservices
23 78 (17.49%) Azure
23 78 (17.49%) Oracle
24 76 (17.04%) Bash
25 73 (16.37%) Scrum
26 69 (15.47%) Finance
27 66 (14.80%) CircleCI
27 66 (14.80%) npm
28 65 (14.57%) Mentoring

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 46 (10.31%) Confluence
2 32 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.36%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.14%) Apache
5 8 (1.79%) OnBase
6 7 (1.57%) nginx
7 6 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.35%) IIS
7 6 (1.35%) Mule
8 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.67%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.45%) Camunda
10 2 (0.45%) CMS
10 2 (0.45%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.67%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.45%) Magento
5 2 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.45%) Shopify
6 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 148 (33.18%) AWS
2 108 (24.22%) GCP
3 78 (17.49%) Azure
4 66 (14.80%) npm
5 52 (11.66%) GitHub
6 50 (11.21%) Amazon EKS
7 43 (9.64%) OpenShift
8 37 (8.30%) Amazon ECS
9 28 (6.28%) Serverless
10 25 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (5.16%) Amazon S3
12 22 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (4.48%) PaaS
14 19 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
16 14 (3.14%) Datadog
17 13 (2.91%) SaaS
18 10 (2.24%) AWS CodePipeline
18 10 (2.24%) Slack
18 10 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.50%) Firewall
2 22 (4.93%) DSL
3 17 (3.81%) SSL
4 13 (2.91%) HTTP
5 11 (2.47%) DNS
6 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.90%) SSH
8 3 (0.67%) FTP
8 3 (0.67%) SMTP
9 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.45%) SAN
9 2 (0.45%) SNMP
9 2 (0.45%) WebEx
10 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.22%) Internet
10 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.88%) MongoDB
2 37 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.17%) MySQL
4 30 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.48%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.47%) Redis
9 8 (1.79%) Big Data
10 6 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.35%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.67%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.67%) Metadata
12 3 (0.67%) MS Access
12 3 (0.67%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.45%) CockroachDB
13 2 (0.45%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 275 (61.66%) Jenkins
2 105 (23.54%) Maven
3 94 (21.08%) JIRA
4 91 (20.40%) Git (software)
5 82 (18.39%) Gradle
6 66 (14.80%) CircleCI
7 64 (14.35%) gulp
8 63 (14.13%) Travis CI
9 50 (11.21%) Artifactory
10 37 (8.30%) GitLab
11 36 (8.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 32 (7.17%) Cucumber
13 30 (6.73%) Selenium
14 25 (5.61%) Gatling
14 25 (5.61%) REST Assured
15 24 (5.38%) Bitbucket
15 24 (5.38%) SonarQube
16 21 (4.71%) Spock
17 17 (3.81%) JUnit
17 17 (3.81%) Spinnaker
General
1 80 (17.94%) Social Skills
2 69 (15.47%) Finance
3 45 (10.09%) Banking
4 29 (6.50%) Public Sector
5 26 (5.83%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.48%) Retail
7 12 (2.69%) Documentation Skills
8 9 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.02%) Publishing
9 7 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.90%) Front Office
10 4 (0.90%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.90%) Legal
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.45%) Aviation
12 2 (0.45%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (41.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (25.56%) Developer
3 53 (11.88%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 31 (6.95%) Cloud Engineer
5 27 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
5 27 (6.05%) Platform Engineer
6 21 (4.71%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.36%) JIRA Developer
10 14 (3.14%) Java Engineer
11 13 (2.91%) Consultant
12 9 (2.02%) Analyst
12 9 (2.02%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (1.79%) Hybris Developer
13 8 (1.79%) QA Engineer
13 8 (1.79%) Software Engineer
13 8 (1.79%) Test Engineer
14 7 (1.57%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.43%) Spring
2 49 (10.99%) REST
3 46 (10.31%) Kafka
4 40 (8.97%) Spring Boot
5 35 (7.85%) RESTful
6 28 (6.28%) Web Services
7 26 (5.83%) Django
8 24 (5.38%) Java EE
9 23 (5.16%) HTML
9 23 (5.16%) React
9 23 (5.16%) XML
10 22 (4.93%) J2EE
11 21 (4.71%) CSS
11 21 (4.71%) EJB
11 21 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
11 21 (4.71%) Flask
11 21 (4.71%) Guice
11 21 (4.71%) Struts
12 20 (4.48%) AngularJS
12 20 (4.48%) FastAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.61%) Data Protection Act
2 23 (5.16%) Clustering
3 22 (4.93%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.14%) User Experience
5 13 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.47%) NHS
7 11 (2.47%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.24%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.67%) iPad
11 3 (0.67%) Media Streaming
11 3 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.45%) CMDB
12 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 126 (28.25%) Linux
2 48 (10.76%) Windows
3 36 (8.07%) Unix
4 21 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.59%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.69%) Android
6 12 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (2.24%) Windows Server
9 9 (2.02%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (1.12%) CentOS
11 4 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.67%) Alpine Linux
12 3 (0.67%) VMS
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (58.07%) DevOps
2 167 (37.44%) Agile
3 163 (36.55%) CI/CD
4 79 (17.71%) Microservices
5 73 (16.37%) Scrum
6 65 (14.57%) Mentoring
7 64 (14.35%) Open Source
8 59 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (12.78%) Test Automation
10 51 (11.43%) TDD
11 50 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 40 (8.97%) Infrastructure as Code
13 39 (8.74%) OO
14 37 (8.30%) Configuration Management
14 37 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (8.30%) Domain-Driven Design
15 34 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (7.40%) Platform Engineering
17 28 (6.28%) Data Protection
17 28 (6.28%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 258 (57.85%) Python
2 194 (43.50%) Java
3 86 (19.28%) JavaScript
4 76 (17.04%) Bash
5 50 (11.21%) SQL
6 47 (10.54%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.17%) Go
8 31 (6.95%) Ruby
8 31 (6.95%) Scala
9 26 (5.83%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.48%) C#
11 16 (3.59%) Perl
12 14 (3.14%) Kotlin
13 10 (2.24%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.02%) C++
15 8 (1.79%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.35%) Bicep
17 5 (1.12%) PHP
18 4 (0.90%) C
19 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.24%) AWS Certification
4 9 (2.02%) Degree
5 8 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.19%) QA
2 20 (4.48%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.67%) GDPR
3 3 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 186 (41.70%) Docker
2 14 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) etcd
3 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.22%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.22%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 213 (47.76%) Kubernetes
2 191 (42.83%) Ansible
3 183 (41.03%) Terraform
4 84 (18.83%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (9.42%) Grafana
6 36 (8.07%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (6.50%) Prometheus
8 26 (5.83%) Istio
9 24 (5.38%) Packer
10 16 (3.59%) Kibana
11 13 (2.91%) Puppet
12 11 (2.47%) Consul
13 9 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (1.12%) BladeLogic
14 5 (1.12%) HP Fortify
14 5 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
15 4 (0.90%) Rancher
16 3 (0.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 3 (0.67%) HAProxy
17 2 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 87 (19.51%) Google
2 78 (17.49%) Oracle
3 45 (10.09%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.62%) Splunk
5 28 (6.28%) Atlassian
6 22 (4.93%) AppDynamics
7 15 (3.36%) SAP
8 11 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.24%) IBM
10 9 (2.02%) hybris
10 9 (2.02%) Remedy
11 8 (1.79%) Adobe
11 8 (1.79%) Hyland
11 8 (1.79%) Nuxeo
11 8 (1.79%) OpenText
12 6 (1.35%) CyberArk
12 6 (1.35%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.12%) Dynatrace
13 5 (1.12%) New Relic
14 4 (0.90%) Coverity