Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Groovy
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 113 158
Rank change year-on-year -12 +45 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 7 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 1.24% 0.092%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 2.49% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 1
Leeds median daily rate £448 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +25.00% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £473 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +16.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1069 1287 1333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.77% 49.71% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 907 947
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -28.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £39.60 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.40 £32.50 £43.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Grails
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) CouchDB
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) Zend
5 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Banking

Groovy
Co-occurring 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 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) CouchDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Grails
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk
1 1 (14.29%) Zend