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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £423 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Groovy
UK

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
404 381 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.51% 54.98% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 299 242
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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
South Wales - 5 £423 -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) RAD
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) The Grinder
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) Siebel
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) 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 (20.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JMeter
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) The Grinder
2 3 (60.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Grails
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) RAD
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Siebel
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle