The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 / Yorkshire
Rank 110 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £310 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -13.33%
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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
933 1146 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.21% 40.62% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 755 584
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 12
Median hourly rate £20.97 £32.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £15.46 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £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 Yorkshire

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire +20 7 £295 -9.23% 4
South Yorkshire +4 2 £475 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Scala
3 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) QA
5 15 (44.12%) Web Services
5 15 (44.12%) BDD
5 15 (44.12%) SoapUI
6 12 (35.29%) RESTful
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) Selenium
8 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 10 (29.41%) SOAP
8 10 (29.41%) REST
9 9 (26.47%) Gherkin
9 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (26.47%) API Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Kanban
10 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
10 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
10 8 (23.53%) Automation Testing
10 8 (23.53%) User Stories
11 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Spring
11 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
12 6 (17.65%) Usability Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
12 6 (17.65%) Security Testing

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) SoapUI
2 11 (32.35%) Selenium
3 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.88%) EasyMock
6 2 (5.88%) Gradle
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (5.88%) jMock
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (5.88%) Mockito
6 2 (5.88%) Spock
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Automation Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) e-Learning Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Scala Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Web Services
2 12 (35.29%) RESTful
3 10 (29.41%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) SOAP
4 9 (26.47%) Gherkin
5 7 (20.59%) Spring
6 4 (11.76%) Grails
6 4 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) Velocity
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) CSS3
8 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) HTML
8 1 (2.94%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.94%) JRuby
8 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) BDD
3 12 (35.29%) Scrum
4 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) API Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (26.47%) Kanban
6 8 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 8 (23.53%) User Stories
7 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
8 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Scala
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Clojure
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) F#
5 1 (2.94%) Jython
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Atlassian