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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / East of England
Rank 108 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Groovy 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £368 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
786 799 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.29% 33.88% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 472 501
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 68
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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
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 22 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
Essex - 8 £471 -
Suffolk - 2 £413 -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 16 (94.12%) Java
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
5 9 (52.94%) Open Source
6 8 (47.06%) Java EE
7 7 (41.18%) XDoclet
7 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
7 7 (41.18%) EJB
7 7 (41.18%) Oracle
7 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
7 7 (41.18%) Selenium
7 7 (41.18%) DevOps
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 5 (29.41%) Scala
9 5 (29.41%) BDD
9 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
9 5 (29.41%) REST
9 5 (29.41%) Spring
10 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
10 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
10 4 (23.53%) jQuery
11 3 (17.65%) BPMN
11 3 (17.65%) JPA
11 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design

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 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) SoapUI
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) XDoclet
5 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
5 3 (17.65%) JUnit
5 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
5 3 (17.65%) Mockito
5 3 (17.65%) WebStorm
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) Android Studio
7 1 (5.88%) Gradle
7 1 (5.88%) JMeter
7 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) Java EE
3 7 (41.18%) EJB
4 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 5 (29.41%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) JPA
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
8 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
8 1 (5.88%) JSON Schema
8 1 (5.88%) OSGi
8 1 (5.88%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Open Source
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 3 (17.65%) BPMN
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Workflow
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP