The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.10% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.27% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +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 Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 366 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.00% 38.32% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 248 178
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Median hourly rate £43.71 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% +14.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £31.40
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 Cheshire

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Chordiant
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) XSD

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Struts2
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Chordiant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle