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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 78 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Groovy 19 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 0.60% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.49
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
569 501 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.86% 32.81% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 319 260
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 26 (96.30%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) RESTful
3 22 (81.48%) Hibernate
4 21 (77.78%) Spring
5 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
6 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
7 18 (66.67%) Scala
8 17 (62.96%) Software Delivery
8 17 (62.96%) SOA
9 16 (59.26%) TDD
10 15 (55.56%) Pair Programming
10 15 (55.56%) Scrum
10 15 (55.56%) OOP
10 15 (55.56%) OO
10 15 (55.56%) HTML
10 15 (55.56%) CSS
10 15 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (55.56%) Microservices
10 15 (55.56%) Open Source
10 15 (55.56%) HTML5
10 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (55.56%) Mercurial
10 15 (55.56%) Clojure
10 15 (55.56%) CSS3
10 15 (55.56%) GitHub
11 10 (37.04%) Grails
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
13 5 (18.52%) XML

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (55.56%) Mercurial
3 4 (14.81%) Gradle
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
1 26 (96.30%) Java Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Senior Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (55.56%) Java Scala Developer
3 15 (55.56%) Scala Developer
3 15 (55.56%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 15 (55.56%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) RESTful
2 22 (81.48%) Hibernate
3 21 (77.78%) Spring
4 15 (55.56%) CSS
4 15 (55.56%) CSS3
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
4 15 (55.56%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) Grails
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) JSP
8 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) Struts
9 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
10 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) SOA
2 17 (62.96%) Software Delivery
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (55.56%) Microservices
4 15 (55.56%) OO
4 15 (55.56%) OOP
4 15 (55.56%) Open Source
4 15 (55.56%) Pair Programming
4 15 (55.56%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Dependency Management
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 18 (66.67%) Scala
4 15 (55.56%) Clojure
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle