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 3 months to 23 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 101
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.19% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.59% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 610 505 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.18% 32.58% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 324 424
Median daily rate £375 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE

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 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Chordiant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle