Period
to 29 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 29 September 2020 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 103 130
Rank change year-on-year +50 +27 +22
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 15 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 2.03% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -13.64%
England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -31.03% +70.59%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 183 738 1,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 34.79% 38.02% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 463 772
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £273 £300
90th Percentile £475 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 17
Median hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.78% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £28.40 £23.13 £15.80
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £49.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.26
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.49% +5.64%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the East Midlands

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Groovy in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Groovy in the East Midlands

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 September 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +32 1 - -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) QF-Test
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Swagger
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian