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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 134 149 148
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.030% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.077% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £431 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £333
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1147 1298 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.43% 38.71% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 869 718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 48
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 24 August 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
Bristol -1 2 £488 +25.80%
Somerset - 1 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Cucumber
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) RESTful
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 5 (38.46%) Scrum
8 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
8 4 (30.77%) SOAP
8 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (30.77%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (15.38%) JUnit
10 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
10 2 (15.38%) Selenium
10 2 (15.38%) Spring
10 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
10 2 (15.38%) TDD
10 2 (15.38%) API Testing
10 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (15.38%) Gherkin

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Liferay
1 1 (7.69%) Mule
1 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Hudson
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) Hamcrest
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Software QA Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Architect
6 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) RESTful
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) JSON-LD
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Struts
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) API Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Clojure
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Mesos
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) VMware