Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 151 149
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 21 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.78% 0.031% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 0.084% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
England median daily rate £539 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.74% +10.53% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 1,027 1,187 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.36% 37.20% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 763 754
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £261
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +1.29% +113.79%
10th Percentile £13.66 £12.50 £16.03
90th Percentile £49.38 £58.56 £43.70
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year +5.66% +3.56% +3.00%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage 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

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

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 12 December 2018. 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 - 16 £488 - 2
Leicestershire - 4 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 20 (95.24%) Java
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Docker
3 17 (80.95%) Scrum
4 14 (66.67%) Web Services
5 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (61.90%) REST
5 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
6 12 (57.14%) NoSQL
6 12 (57.14%) JUnit
7 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
8 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
8 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
8 10 (47.62%) BDD
9 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (42.86%) JIRA
9 9 (42.86%) SQL
10 8 (38.10%) Oracle
10 8 (38.10%) HTML
10 8 (38.10%) DB2
10 8 (38.10%) CSS
10 8 (38.10%) Java RMI
10 8 (38.10%) HTTP
10 8 (38.10%) NetBeans
10 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (38.10%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (38.10%) Kubernetes
10 8 (38.10%) Build Automation
10 8 (38.10%) OSGi

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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (38.10%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) DSL
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 8 (38.10%) DB2
2 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (19.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data
4 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (57.14%) JUnit
3 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (42.86%) JIRA
5 8 (38.10%) NetBeans
6 4 (19.05%) Maven
6 4 (19.05%) Spock
6 4 (19.05%) Travis CI
7 3 (14.29%) Gradle
8 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
8 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.52%) JMeter
8 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
8 2 (9.52%) QF-Test
8 2 (9.52%) Selenium
8 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
9 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Scala Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Scala Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 13 (61.90%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Java RMI
3 8 (38.10%) OSGi
4 5 (23.81%) JSON
4 5 (23.81%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
6 3 (14.29%) Akka
6 3 (14.29%) WSDL
7 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
7 2 (9.52%) Middleware
7 2 (9.52%) Swagger
8 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) CentOS
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (47.62%) BDD
4 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
4 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (38.10%) Build Automation
6 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (33.33%) Microservices
7 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) User Stories
9 5 (23.81%) Dependency Management
9 5 (23.81%) SDLC
10 4 (19.05%) Coaching
10 4 (19.05%) DevOps
10 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (9.52%) Jython
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Kubernetes
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Terraform
4 1 (4.76%) Consul
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
2 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk