The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 126 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Groovy
England

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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
974 1154 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.02% 36.95% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 729 697
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.16 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £388 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £525 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Scala
4 5 (62.50%) JPA
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (62.50%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) Mockito
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) WebStorm
5 4 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (50.00%) Information Security
5 4 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (50.00%) BPMN
5 4 (50.00%) JSON

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (50.00%) Mockito
3 4 (50.00%) WebStorm
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) UI Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) JPA
2 5 (62.50%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) WSDL
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) JSF
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) BPMN
4 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Clojure
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Rally