The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 95 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Groovy 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.30% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
Groovy
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
547 462 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.84% 30.92% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 286 256
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.85 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.75 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Hibernate
3 13 (81.25%) Spring
4 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (68.75%) HTML
5 11 (68.75%) CSS
5 11 (68.75%) OOP
5 11 (68.75%) OO
5 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (68.75%) Scrum
5 11 (68.75%) SOA
5 11 (68.75%) Pair Programming
5 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
5 11 (68.75%) RESTful
5 11 (68.75%) Mercurial
5 11 (68.75%) Scala
5 11 (68.75%) Open Source
5 11 (68.75%) HTML5
5 11 (68.75%) Clojure
5 11 (68.75%) CSS3
5 11 (68.75%) GitHub
5 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (68.75%) Microservices
5 11 (68.75%) Software Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Grails
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) J2EE

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
1 11 (68.75%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Java Scala Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Scala Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) CSS3
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) HTML5
3 11 (68.75%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Grails
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) Microservices
2 11 (68.75%) OO
2 11 (68.75%) OOP
2 11 (68.75%) Open Source
2 11 (68.75%) Pair Programming
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 11 (68.75%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Clojure
3 11 (68.75%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle