Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - +103 +42
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 0 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.17% - 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
10th Percentile £364 " "
25th Percentile £369 " £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £383 - £419
75th Percentile £391 " £503
90th Percentile £394 " £520
England median daily rate £583 £539 £550
% change year-on-year +8.21% -2.05% +4.76%

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 343 234 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.80% 31.28% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 149 572
10th Percentile £213 £249 £263
25th Percentile £306 £313 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £385 £390
Median % change year-on-year -2.60% -1.28% -2.50%
75th Percentile £450 £475 £475
90th Percentile £530 £525 £538
England median daily rate £514 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +2.80% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
10th Percentile £11.94 £35.70 £29.14
25th Percentile £15.52 £39.94 £35.06
Median hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £43.75
Median % change year-on-year -51.11% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £32.88 £48.94 £48.75
90th Percentile £46.15 £51.15 £48.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%

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 24 July 2021. 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 - 2 £383 - 2
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (100.00%) Swagger
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QF-Test
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JSON

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 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QF-Test
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Swagger
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP