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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 116 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 457 619 583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.86% 26.01% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 364 355
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Groovy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Bracknell +10 4 £450 -
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) OOP
2 13 (92.86%) OO
2 13 (92.86%) HTTP
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 13 (92.86%) Ant
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) JMeter
2 13 (92.86%) CMS
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) Content Management
2 13 (92.86%) Maven
2 13 (92.86%) Ruby
2 13 (92.86%) JSON
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (92.86%) Sitecore
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) WebDriver
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
2 13 (92.86%) Splunk
2 13 (92.86%) Bitbucket
2 13 (92.86%) Gradle
2 13 (92.86%) Apache Ivy
2 13 (92.86%) eggPlant
2 13 (92.86%) REST
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) HP
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services

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 13 (92.86%) CMS
1 13 (92.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Ant
1 13 (92.86%) Apache Ivy
1 13 (92.86%) Bitbucket
1 13 (92.86%) eggPlant
1 13 (92.86%) Gradle
1 13 (92.86%) JMeter
1 13 (92.86%) Maven
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
1 13 (92.86%) WebDriver
2 9 (64.29%) Gatling
2 9 (64.29%) NeoLoad
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) FishEye
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer in Test
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) JSON
1 13 (92.86%) REST
1 13 (92.86%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) React
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) BDD
1 13 (92.86%) Content Management
1 13 (92.86%) OO
1 13 (92.86%) OOP
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Ruby
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) HP Fortify
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Sitecore
1 13 (92.86%) Splunk
2 9 (64.29%) HP