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 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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
942 859 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.88% 32.04% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 532 440
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 49 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.36 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Shropshire - 2 £488 -
Coventry - 1 £275 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Xcode
2 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Spock
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Serena
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB

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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
1 3 (37.50%) Xcode
2 2 (25.00%) Spock
2 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Gatling
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Serena