Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 August 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 91 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.50% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £575 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% -
10th Percentile £563 £479 £394
90th Percentile £588 £556 £568
East of England median daily rate £633 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +20.48% +7.69% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 534 533 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 36.90% 33.25% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 335 271
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £239 £275
90th Percentile £550 £556 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 23
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +23.02% -36.68%
10th Percentile £35.53 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.63 £53.63 £46.50
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% +13.33% -6.25%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Hertfordshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Hertfordshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. 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
St Albans +5 1 £575 +6.98%
Watford -17 1 - -
Groovy
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Clojure
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle