The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 76 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £345 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -4.16% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 393 309 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.64% 32.09% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 152 227
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Buckinghamshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Milton Keynes -13 4 £345 -1.42%
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Spring
2 13 (76.47%) Maven
2 13 (76.47%) Grails
2 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
3 12 (70.59%) Apache Camel
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) Spring Integration
6 9 (52.94%) REST
7 8 (47.06%) Low Latency
7 8 (47.06%) Microservices
8 7 (41.18%) Bitbucket
8 7 (41.18%) MySQL
8 7 (41.18%) XML
8 7 (41.18%) XSLT
8 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
8 7 (41.18%) JMS
9 5 (29.41%) Apache
9 5 (29.41%) IBM
9 5 (29.41%) Web Services
9 5 (29.41%) Gradle
9 5 (29.41%) RESTful
9 5 (29.41%) Java EE
9 5 (29.41%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (23.53%) Spock
10 4 (23.53%) Games
10 4 (23.53%) Online Games
10 4 (23.53%) iPad
10 4 (23.53%) Shell Script

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
1 13 (76.47%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Bitbucket
3 5 (29.41%) Gradle
4 4 (23.53%) Spock
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Mockito
5 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
1 16 (94.12%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Analyst Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Grails
1 13 (76.47%) Spring
2 12 (70.59%) Apache Camel
3 10 (58.82%) Spring Integration
4 9 (52.94%) REST
5 7 (41.18%) JMS
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) XSLT
6 5 (29.41%) Java EE
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) J2EE
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) Redux
8 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
9 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
1 4 (23.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Low Latency
1 8 (47.06%) Microservices
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP