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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 81 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £295 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
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
613 783 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.23% 39.55% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 499 438
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.25 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
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 22 January 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 - 7 £295 - 2
Leeds +7 2 - - 2
Bradford +16 1 £350 -
Groovy
Yorkshire

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 21 (72.41%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) RESTful
3 15 (51.72%) SoapUI
4 13 (44.83%) Scala
4 13 (44.83%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) QA
6 11 (37.93%) BDD
6 11 (37.93%) TDD
6 11 (37.93%) OO
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
8 8 (27.59%) Spring
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Pair Programming
9 7 (24.14%) SOA
9 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (24.14%) Selenium
9 7 (24.14%) Clojure
9 7 (24.14%) Microservices
9 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
10 6 (20.69%) API Testing
10 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (20.69%) CSS3
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
10 6 (20.69%) GitHub
10 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) SoapUI
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
1 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Java Scala Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Scala Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Scala Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) e-Learning Developer
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) RESTful
2 8 (27.59%) Spring
3 7 (24.14%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
4 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) Grails
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.90%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) BDD
3 11 (37.93%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Microservices
6 7 (24.14%) Pair Programming
6 7 (24.14%) SOA
6 7 (24.14%) Software Delivery
7 6 (20.69%) API Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
7 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.69%) OOP
7 6 (20.69%) Open Source
7 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) Scala
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) Clojure
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) F#
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
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