Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.84% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 2.21% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £538 £525 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -5.41% -
10th Percentile £519 £513 £553
90th Percentile £556 £538 £558
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £471
% change year-on-year - +11.58% +56.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 468 589 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.93% 38.15% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 319 314
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -48.42% +20.25%
10th Percentile £17.93 £10.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.35
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.37% +8.59%

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 24 January 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £538 +2.38%
Watford +7 1 - -
Groovy
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) React
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) gulp

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 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) G Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Grunt
1 2 (66.67%) gulp
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Hystrix
1 2 (66.67%) Play Framework
1 2 (66.67%) React
1 2 (66.67%) Scalatra
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) SOLID
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Java 8
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) Google