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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / North West
Rank 124 149 132
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing Groovy 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.66% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £425 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1034 1363 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.66% 35.84% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 877 713
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 29
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.36 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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
Manchester +14 8 £438 +82.29% 2
Cheshire +23 1 £415 -6.47%
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (88.00%) TDD
4 18 (72.00%) RESTful
4 18 (72.00%) Scala
5 17 (68.00%) Scrum
5 17 (68.00%) Pair Programming
5 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (64.00%) OO
7 15 (60.00%) SOA
7 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (60.00%) Clojure
7 15 (60.00%) Microservices
8 14 (56.00%) Software Delivery
9 13 (52.00%) Ruby
10 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (48.00%) HTML
10 12 (48.00%) CSS
11 11 (44.00%) DevOps
12 9 (36.00%) CSS3
12 9 (36.00%) GitHub
12 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
12 9 (36.00%) Node.js
12 9 (36.00%) Mercurial
12 9 (36.00%) HTML5
12 9 (36.00%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (36.00%) Python
12 9 (36.00%) OOP
12 9 (36.00%) Spring
13 7 (28.00%) BDD

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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Liferay
2 1 (4.00%) Mule
2 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
5 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (36.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (16.00%) Gradle
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (48.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Scala Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Senior Scala Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) RESTful
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) Node.js
3 9 (36.00%) Spring
4 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) DOM
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) SAX
7 3 (12.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
9 1 (4.00%) Java EE
9 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Telematics
4 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) TDD
3 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (68.00%) Pair Programming
3 17 (68.00%) Scrum
4 16 (64.00%) OO
5 15 (60.00%) Microservices
5 15 (60.00%) SOA
6 14 (56.00%) Software Delivery
7 11 (44.00%) DevOps
8 9 (36.00%) OOP
9 7 (28.00%) BDD
10 6 (24.00%) Open Source
11 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.00%) Kanban
11 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
12 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (8.00%) SDLC
13 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Scala
3 15 (60.00%) Clojure
4 13 (52.00%) Ruby
5 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) Python
7 5 (20.00%) F#
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 1 (4.00%) C#
9 1 (4.00%) Perl
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
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