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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 135 136 147
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Groovy 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.032% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.088% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £415 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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
1118 1133 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.90% 36.63% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 735 796
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 69 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 - 7 £415 -
Bristol -2 1 £488 +25.80%
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 19 (79.17%) BDD
4 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (62.50%) Web Services
6 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (45.83%) RESTful
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (33.33%) Maven
9 8 (33.33%) IntelliJ
9 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
9 8 (33.33%) JIRA
9 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (33.33%) Spock
10 7 (29.17%) ISO 9001
10 7 (29.17%) ISO 14001
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) Degree
11 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.67%) QA
12 4 (16.67%) Release Management
12 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
12 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 4 (16.67%) System Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Data Migration

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Maven
2 8 (33.33%) Spock
3 1 (4.17%) Hamcrest
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 8 (33.33%) Tester
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 4 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Programmer
9 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
2 11 (45.83%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) React
4 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) BDD
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO 14001
1 7 (29.17%) ISO 9001
2 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle