The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +6
Contract jobs citing Groovy 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.039% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 0.15% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £415 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +34.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
522 650 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 25.53% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 413 436
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 13 £450 -
Groovy
South East

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) TDD
3 25 (86.21%) XML
4 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (82.76%) Gradle
5 20 (68.97%) REST
6 19 (65.52%) Selenium
7 18 (62.07%) JSON
7 18 (62.07%) Ruby
7 18 (62.07%) HTTP
7 18 (62.07%) Python
7 18 (62.07%) WebDriver
7 18 (62.07%) BDD
8 17 (58.62%) eggPlant
9 16 (55.17%) Bitbucket
9 16 (55.17%) Apache Ivy
9 16 (55.17%) Project Management
9 16 (55.17%) OOP
9 16 (55.17%) Ant
9 16 (55.17%) Content Management
9 16 (55.17%) JMeter
9 16 (55.17%) CMS
9 16 (55.17%) Scrum
9 16 (55.17%) Maven
10 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
10 15 (51.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (51.72%) Sitecore
10 15 (51.72%) OO
10 15 (51.72%) Splunk
11 14 (48.28%) C++

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (55.17%) CMS
2 15 (51.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.79%) Alfresco
4 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) Liferay
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) GitHub
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Gradle
2 19 (65.52%) Selenium
3 18 (62.07%) WebDriver
4 17 (58.62%) eggPlant
5 16 (55.17%) Ant
5 16 (55.17%) Apache Ivy
5 16 (55.17%) Bitbucket
5 16 (55.17%) JMeter
5 16 (55.17%) Maven
6 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
6 9 (31.03%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) Subversion
8 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
8 4 (13.79%) Gatling
8 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
8 4 (13.79%) NeoLoad
9 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Developer in Test
3 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) XML
2 20 (68.97%) REST
3 18 (62.07%) JSON
4 9 (31.03%) J2EE
5 8 (27.59%) Spring
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) Servlets
6 7 (24.14%) Velocity
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) JSR 168
8 4 (13.79%) React
8 4 (13.79%) Struts
8 4 (13.79%) XHTML
8 4 (13.79%) XSLT
9 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.90%) RESTful
10 1 (3.45%) EJB
10 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) TDD
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) BDD
4 16 (55.17%) Content Management
4 16 (55.17%) OOP
4 16 (55.17%) Project Management
4 16 (55.17%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
5 15 (51.72%) OO
6 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
7 12 (41.38%) Visualisation
8 11 (37.93%) Manual Testing
8 11 (37.93%) Open Source
8 11 (37.93%) Security Testing
9 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (27.59%) Pair Programming
11 7 (24.14%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
12 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) Ruby
3 14 (48.28%) C++
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Sitecore
1 15 (51.72%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) GigaSpaces
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle