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 3 months to 26 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £315 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -2.77% +18.03%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 258 373 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.44% 40.68% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 282 257
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36%  
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Groovy
North West

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

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Struts2
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) CMake
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) CMake
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Struts2
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Chordiant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware