The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 42 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.92% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 1.84% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £318 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
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 Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 163 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.99% 50.15% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 85 94
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
2 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) Mockito
1 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) BPMN
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB