The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / East Midlands
Rank 90 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% - 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £415 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +16.07%
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 East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
575 537 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.09% 34.16% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 325 272
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.35 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Northamptonshire - 5 £415 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) JMeter
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Grails
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Struts2
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Akka
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Akka
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Grails
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Struts2
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Chordiant
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle