Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.14% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.39% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £423 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.08% +34.21% -
10th Percentile £305 £410 £266
90th Percentile £322 £430 £480
North West median daily rate £325 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 406 511 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.41% 34.88% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 378 446
Cheshire median daily rate £389 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £271
90th Percentile £521 £498 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £26.00 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Cheshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Cheshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Groovy
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) WiX
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) CMake
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) CMake
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware