The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £365 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.12% +25.80%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 296 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.09% 34.86% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 206 295
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Alfresco
2 3 (60.00%) Mule
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Kibana
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (60.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (60.00%) Mule
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Django Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) Grails
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Java SE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat