The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.64% 0.98% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £368 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.91% +13.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 163 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.48% 39.95% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 85
Median daily rate £375 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Cambridge

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) WebStorm
2 4 (80.00%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
2 4 (80.00%) XML Schema
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) BPMN
2 4 (80.00%) JPA
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (80.00%) Mockito
1 4 (80.00%) WebStorm
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) JPA
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) BPMN
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB