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 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
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 1.16% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £400 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
578 692 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.10% 39.05% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 418 367
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Manchester 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
Stockport - 1 £450 -
Groovy
North West

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 12 (70.59%) Scala
5 11 (64.71%) Pair Programming
5 11 (64.71%) Scrum
5 11 (64.71%) Ruby
6 10 (58.82%) RESTful
6 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (58.82%) Clojure
6 10 (58.82%) Microservices
7 9 (52.94%) DevOps
7 9 (52.94%) Software Delivery
7 9 (52.94%) OO
7 9 (52.94%) SOA
8 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
8 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
9 7 (41.18%) Node.js
9 7 (41.18%) Python
10 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
10 6 (35.29%) CSS
10 6 (35.29%) HTML
10 6 (35.29%) Linux
11 5 (29.41%) F#
11 5 (29.41%) GitHub
11 5 (29.41%) BDD
11 5 (29.41%) Gradle
12 4 (23.53%) HTML5
12 4 (23.53%) CSS3
12 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Couchbase
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Gradle
3 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Ant
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Spock
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Scala Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) RESTful
2 7 (41.18%) Node.js
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) DOM
6 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) SAX
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
7 1 (5.88%) Java EE
7 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Pair Programming
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) Microservices
5 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 9 (52.94%) OO
5 9 (52.94%) SOA
5 9 (52.94%) Software Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) OOP
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.76%) Kanban
9 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Open Source
9 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) Scala
3 11 (64.71%) Ruby
4 10 (58.82%) Clojure
5 7 (41.18%) Python
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) F#
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle