The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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
Rank 92 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
580 628 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 52.11% 44.16% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 431 346
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -56.42%
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 Leeds

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) RESTful
3 11 (84.62%) Scala
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 8 (61.54%) Selenium
5 8 (61.54%) Kanban
5 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (61.54%) Gherkin
5 8 (61.54%) API Testing
6 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
6 7 (53.85%) User Stories
6 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 7 (53.85%) QA
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Usability Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
7 6 (46.15%) QA Automation
7 6 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (38.46%) TDD
8 5 (38.46%) OO
9 3 (23.08%) Jenkins

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Automation Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Scala Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
6 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) RESTful
2 8 (61.54%) Gherkin
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) Grails
6 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) API Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (61.54%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
6 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
6 6 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 6 (46.15%) QA Automation
6 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Usability Testing
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) Clojure
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) F#
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian