The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK / Wales
Rank 60 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.49% - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
278 255 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.57% 42.79% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 194 203
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
South Wales - 3 £425 -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) RAD
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) The Grinder
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
3 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) Siebel
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) C

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JMeter
1 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
1 4 (57.14%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) The Grinder
2 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Grails
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) RAD
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) RUP
2 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Consul
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Siebel
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle