The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
England / East of England
Rank 112 118 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.91% +13.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 829 788 892
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.70% 32.30% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 457 488
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 56
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the East of England

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the East of England

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Essex - 8 £471 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £525 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 of England region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 23 (95.83%) Java
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) TDD
3 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) Open Source
7 10 (41.67%) SoapUI
7 10 (41.67%) Web Services
7 10 (41.67%) DevOps
8 9 (37.50%) BDD
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (33.33%) Scala
9 8 (33.33%) Java EE
9 8 (33.33%) JSON
10 7 (29.17%) Selenium
10 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
10 7 (29.17%) REST
10 7 (29.17%) EJB
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle
10 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
10 7 (29.17%) XDoclet
10 7 (29.17%) Spring
10 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (25.00%) XML
11 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 6 (25.00%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (41.67%) SoapUI
4 7 (29.17%) Selenium
4 7 (29.17%) XDoclet
5 5 (20.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (20.83%) IntelliJ
5 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
5 5 (20.83%) Mockito
5 5 (20.83%) WebStorm
6 4 (16.67%) Maven
7 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
7 1 (4.17%) Gradle
7 1 (4.17%) JMeter
7 1 (4.17%) NUnit
7 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) SOA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 8 (33.33%) Java EE
2 8 (33.33%) JSON
3 7 (29.17%) EJB
3 7 (29.17%) REST
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) JPA
5 5 (20.83%) RxJava
5 5 (20.83%) XML Schema
6 2 (8.33%) JSON Schema
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) XSD
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) DataPower
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Open Source
4 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.83%) BPMN
8 5 (20.83%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (20.83%) Information Security
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) OO
10 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (12.50%) SOA
10 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (8.33%) Kanban
11 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) Scala
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
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