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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / South West
Rank 116 130 139
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 19 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.51% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.31% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
Median daily rate £480 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +23.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +16.07%
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1071 1145 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.92% 38.80% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 720 779
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 63
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.40 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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
Devon +4 15 £470 +8.67% 1
Dorset - 2 £494 -
Bristol - 1 £425 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 25 (89.29%) Java
1 25 (89.29%) XML
1 25 (89.29%) Spring
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 22 (78.57%) Grails
3 22 (78.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (67.86%) Open Source
5 19 (67.86%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (67.86%) Gradle
5 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
5 19 (67.86%) Docker
6 17 (60.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (60.71%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) REST
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) Unix
9 7 (25.00%) HTTP
9 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (17.86%) Dropwizard
11 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland

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 2 (7.14%) Anypoint
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
1 2 (7.14%) Mule
1 2 (7.14%) Mule ESB
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (17.86%) Neo4j
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 21 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (67.86%) Gradle
3 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Spock
5 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
1 22 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) Spring
1 25 (89.29%) XML
2 22 (78.57%) Grails
2 22 (78.57%) Hibernate
3 19 (67.86%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (32.14%) REST
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) Dropwizard
6 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) RAML
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) WSDL
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) .NET
8 1 (3.57%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Open Source
2 17 (60.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 17 (60.71%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (17.86%) Web Design
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) API Design
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle