The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.96% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 3.13% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 2
Median daily rate £365 £500 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £365 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 507 543 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.12% 30.73% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 371 312
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +84.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £26.40 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £45.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Manchester

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Groovy
North West

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

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Microservices
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) GitHub
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SAX
5 2 (25.00%) SQL

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Grunt
3 2 (25.00%) gulp
3 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Mocha
3 2 (25.00%) webpack
3 2 (25.00%) Yeoman
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Gradle
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (12.50%) Spock
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) Grails
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) SAX
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile First
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (25.00%) Webhook
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Clojure
4 2 (25.00%) ES6
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft