Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Groovy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Groovy over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Groovy
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 152 162
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing Groovy 27 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 1.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 10
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.49% -29.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £424 £300 £342
90th Percentile £551 £412 £536
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +35.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Groovy is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1168 1193 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.38% 27.95% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 685 744
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £535 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.20 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Berkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Berkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in Berkshire

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Groovy in Berkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 17 £525 -
Bracknell +8 3 £450 -
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 22 (81.48%) Jenkins
2 21 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 21 (77.78%) Docker
2 21 (77.78%) DevOps
3 20 (74.07%) Scrum
4 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
5 18 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
6 17 (62.96%) Linux
7 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (55.56%) Puppet
8 15 (55.56%) Python
9 14 (51.85%) Kubernetes
10 13 (48.15%) TeamCity
10 13 (48.15%) Maven
11 12 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (40.74%) REST
12 11 (40.74%) Ansible
13 10 (37.04%) Trello
13 10 (37.04%) git-flow
13 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (37.04%) Slack
13 10 (37.04%) Bitbucket
13 10 (37.04%) User Stories
13 10 (37.04%) Confluence
13 10 (37.04%) JIRA
13 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
14 9 (33.33%) Windows
14 9 (33.33%) Terraform

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (37.04%) Confluence
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Slack
2 10 (37.04%) Trello
3 7 (25.93%) IaaS
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Redis
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Jenkins
2 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
3 13 (48.15%) Maven
3 13 (48.15%) TeamCity
4 12 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (37.04%) Bitbucket
5 10 (37.04%) git-flow
5 10 (37.04%) JIRA
5 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (7.41%) Ant
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (7.41%) eggPlant
6 2 (7.41%) Gatling
6 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 2 (7.41%) JMeter
6 2 (7.41%) NeoLoad
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) REST
2 8 (29.63%) LAMP
2 8 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (25.93%) pytest
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) React
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps
2 20 (74.07%) Scrum
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
5 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
5 10 (37.04%) User Stories
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (29.63%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (25.93%) Microservices
9 6 (22.22%) Release Management
9 6 (22.22%) SOA
10 3 (11.11%) BDD
10 3 (11.11%) OO
10 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) TDD
11 2 (7.41%) Content Management
11 2 (7.41%) OOP
11 2 (7.41%) Project Management
12 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Bash Shell
2 15 (55.56%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) PHP
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) C
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Docker
2 8 (29.63%) oVirt
2 8 (29.63%) RHEV
3 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
2 14 (51.85%) Kubernetes
3 11 (40.74%) Ansible
4 9 (33.33%) Terraform
5 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (25.93%) Salt
6 2 (7.41%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) JDA
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) RedPrairie
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) SAP