The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +14.28%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
718 918 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.24% 35.17% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 570 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £20.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Shropshire +28 6 - -
Birmingham - 2 £388 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
3 9 (75.00%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Ruby
3 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Gherkin
4 8 (66.67%) GitHub
4 8 (66.67%) Node.js
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) HTTP
5 7 (58.33%) IntelliJ
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (58.33%) Open Source
5 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Grafana
6 6 (50.00%) gulp
6 6 (50.00%) DevOps
6 6 (50.00%) Kibana
6 6 (50.00%) Gatling
6 6 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (50.00%) Analytics
6 6 (50.00%) Grunt

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (50.00%) nginx
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) GitHub
2 6 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) IntelliJ
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Ant
3 6 (50.00%) Gatling
3 6 (50.00%) Grunt
3 6 (50.00%) gulp
3 6 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (50.00%) Sublime Text
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Scala Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (66.67%) Node.js
3 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) Akka
6 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
6 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) Scalaz
6 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) API Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) OWASP
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
3 9 (75.00%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) Ruby
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) Haskell
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Grafana
2 6 (50.00%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk