The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 142 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 13 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.49% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 0
Median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £334
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +42.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Groovy
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1326 1387 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.31% 30.85% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 878 660
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £19.20 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -18 12 £500 +5.26% 9
Cheshire +2 1 £431 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) RESTful
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) Spring
3 25 (78.13%) Git (software)
3 25 (78.13%) Scala
4 24 (75.00%) TDD
4 24 (75.00%) SOA
5 23 (71.88%) Hibernate
5 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
5 23 (71.88%) Software Delivery
6 22 (68.75%) Microservices
6 22 (68.75%) OO
6 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (68.75%) Clojure
7 21 (65.63%) Scrum
7 21 (65.63%) Pair Programming
8 19 (59.38%) CSS
8 19 (59.38%) HTML
8 19 (59.38%) Mercurial
8 19 (59.38%) OOP
8 19 (59.38%) GitHub
8 19 (59.38%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (59.38%) Open Source
8 19 (59.38%) HTML5
8 19 (59.38%) CSS3
8 19 (59.38%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (21.88%) Grails
9 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) Maven

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.13%) Liferay
1 1 (3.13%) Mule
1 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 25 (78.13%) Git (software)
2 19 (59.38%) Mercurial
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) Gradle
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (96.88%) Java Developer
3 22 (68.75%) Senior Developer
3 22 (68.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (59.38%) Java Scala Developer
4 19 (59.38%) Scala Developer
4 19 (59.38%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 19 (59.38%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft Architect
5 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) RESTful
2 25 (78.13%) Spring
3 23 (71.88%) Hibernate
4 19 (59.38%) CSS
4 19 (59.38%) CSS3
4 19 (59.38%) HTML
4 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 7 (21.88%) Grails
5 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) JSON
6 5 (15.63%) SOAP
7 4 (12.50%) JSP
7 4 (12.50%) Struts
7 4 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
10 1 (3.13%) J2EE
10 1 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) SOA
2 24 (75.00%) TDD
3 23 (71.88%) Software Delivery
4 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (68.75%) Microservices
4 22 (68.75%) OO
5 21 (65.63%) Pair Programming
5 21 (65.63%) Scrum
6 19 (59.38%) OOP
6 19 (59.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) Scala
3 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
4 22 (68.75%) Clojure
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) F#
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft