Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 April 2019 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 70 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing Groovy 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.87% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 0.62% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Cardiff median daily rate £463 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.76% +20.59% +6.25%
South Wales median daily rate £438 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -14.63% +20.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 346 322 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 43.03% 40.05% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 214 198
Cardiff median daily rate £423 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £287 £275 £186
90th Percentile £613 £479 £529
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £36.00 £19.80 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -23.85% +6.12%
10th Percentile £29.36 £17.55 £15.26
90th Percentile £45.75 £28.38 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £25.30 £51.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.63% +28.13% +63.27%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Cardiff

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Cardiff

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) DSL
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Vagrant
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Workflow
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Banking

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DSL
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Informix
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) Vagrant
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle