The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Rank 84 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.48% 0.21% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.47% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 546 638 598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 52.96% 44.74% 51.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 464 409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Leeds

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Kanban
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (75.00%) API Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
4 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 5 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Usability Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
5 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) API Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 5 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Usability Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago