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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Groovy 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £240 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £240 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £240 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
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
578 763 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.40% 39.57% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 462 353
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 - 2 £438 -
Groovy
North West

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (86.36%) TDD
4 17 (77.27%) Scala
5 16 (72.73%) RESTful
5 16 (72.73%) Pair Programming
5 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (72.73%) Scrum
6 15 (68.18%) SOA
6 15 (68.18%) Clojure
7 14 (63.64%) OO
7 14 (63.64%) Microservices
7 14 (63.64%) Software Delivery
8 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
9 12 (54.55%) Ruby
10 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (50.00%) CSS
10 11 (50.00%) HTML
11 9 (40.91%) OOP
11 9 (40.91%) Mercurial
11 9 (40.91%) HTML5
11 9 (40.91%) DevOps
11 9 (40.91%) CSS3
11 9 (40.91%) GitHub
11 9 (40.91%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (36.36%) Spring
12 8 (36.36%) Python
13 7 (31.82%) Open Source
13 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
13 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software

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 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Mercurial
3 4 (18.18%) Gradle
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) Java Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Java Scala Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Scala Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft Architect
6 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) RESTful
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) CSS3
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) Node.js
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) DOM
7 2 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (9.09%) SAX
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
8 1 (4.55%) J2EE
8 1 (4.55%) Java EE
8 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (72.73%) Pair Programming
3 16 (72.73%) Scrum
4 15 (68.18%) SOA
5 14 (63.64%) Microservices
5 14 (63.64%) OO
5 14 (63.64%) Software Delivery
6 9 (40.91%) DevOps
6 9 (40.91%) OOP
7 7 (31.82%) Open Source
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
9 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.09%) Kanban
10 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
10 2 (9.09%) SDLC
11 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Scala
3 15 (68.18%) Clojure
4 12 (54.55%) Ruby
5 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) F#
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (4.55%) Perl
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle