The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 118 - 149
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 22 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% - 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
Median daily rate £494 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1125 1294 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.61% 40.34% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 871 749
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £482 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 81
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Devon - 16 £473 -
Dorset - 3 £494 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £550 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (88.46%) Spring
3 22 (84.62%) XML
4 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (80.77%) SQL
4 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
5 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
5 20 (76.92%) Grails
6 19 (73.08%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (73.08%) Hibernate
6 19 (73.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (69.23%) Gradle
7 18 (69.23%) Open Source
7 18 (69.23%) Docker
8 17 (65.38%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (57.69%) Migration
11 8 (30.77%) Linux
11 8 (30.77%) REST
12 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
13 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (23.08%) Unix
13 6 (23.08%) HTTP
13 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
13 6 (23.08%) HTML
13 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
14 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Mule
1 3 (11.54%) Mule ESB
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) Neo4j
3 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 19 (73.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (69.23%) Gradle
5 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 3 (11.54%) JUnit
6 3 (11.54%) Maven
7 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.69%) Hudson
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) Selenium
7 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.85%) Ant
8 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) Subversion
8 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft Architect
4 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) Spring
2 22 (84.62%) XML
3 20 (76.92%) Grails
4 19 (73.08%) Hibernate
5 17 (65.38%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (30.77%) REST
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) SOAP
9 4 (15.38%) Dropwizard
9 4 (15.38%) JAX-RS
10 3 (11.54%) JSON
11 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
11 2 (7.69%) J2EE
11 2 (7.69%) RAML
11 2 (7.69%) RESTful
11 2 (7.69%) WSDL
11 2 (7.69%) XSD
11 2 (7.69%) XSLT
12 1 (3.85%) JSON-LD
12 1 (3.85%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) NHS
1 1 (3.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Open Source
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (57.69%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (19.23%) Web Design
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) API Design
7 2 (7.69%) API Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) XPath
4 1 (3.85%) Clojure
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CloudHub
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Mesos
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.85%) VMware