The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 88 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing Groovy 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £295 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
663 810 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.60% 41.54% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 539 439
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -40.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £14.81 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £40.00
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 West Yorkshire

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Halifax - 5 £295 - 1
Leeds +8 2 - - 3
Groovy
Yorkshire

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) QA
2 15 (65.22%) SoapUI
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) BDD
4 11 (47.83%) RESTful
5 10 (43.48%) Scala
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (39.13%) Selenium
7 8 (34.78%) SOAP
7 8 (34.78%) Kanban
7 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
7 8 (34.78%) API Testing
8 7 (30.43%) User Stories
8 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
8 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
9 6 (26.09%) QA Automation

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) SoapUI
2 9 (39.13%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Automation Tester
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
1 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
1 8 (34.78%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (13.04%) e-Learning Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) RESTful
2 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
2 8 (34.78%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) Grails
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) e-Learning
2 2 (8.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) API Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (34.78%) Kanban
5 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (30.43%) User Stories
7 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
7 6 (26.09%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
7 6 (26.09%) QA Automation
7 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Scala
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Clojure
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) F#
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian