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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 144 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.031% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.080% 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 £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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
1165 1256 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.27% 39.18% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 848 735
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 47
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 -4 1 £488 +25.80%
Somerset - 1 £375 - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
4 10 (71.43%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) RESTful
5 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
6 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (35.71%) Scrum
9 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
9 4 (28.57%) QA
9 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
11 2 (14.29%) CSS
11 2 (14.29%) SOAP
11 2 (14.29%) HTML
11 2 (14.29%) Migration
11 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 2 (14.29%) Spring
11 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 2 (14.29%) Release Management
11 2 (14.29%) System Testing
11 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
11 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 2 (14.29%) Microservices
11 2 (14.29%) React

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 (7.14%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Hamcrest
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Software QA Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) React
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) JSON-LD
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) API Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source Development
8 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Mesos
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) VMware