Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +7
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.42% 0.47% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.87% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +29.17% -33.33%
10th Percentile £325 £369 £263
90th Percentile £375 £411 £355
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £388 £300
% change year-on-year -9.68% +29.17% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £45.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 346 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.73% 54.06% 53.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 187 336
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £300 £272 £263
90th Percentile £488 £480 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 40 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -7.25% -9.21%
10th Percentile £33.13 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.00 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
2 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit

Groovy
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce