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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 644 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.41% 29.88% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 375 430
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.52 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 2 £275 - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Xcode
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) Serena
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) CA LISA
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Gatling
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DSL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Gatling
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) CA
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