Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 131 135
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing Groovy 14 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.88% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 2.30% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 22
Manchester median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £264 £353 £327
90th Percentile £593 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £325 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1240 1345 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.52% 38.09% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 972 794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £240
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Salford - 1 - -
Groovy
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Grails
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Docker
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) MySQL
6 3 (21.43%) JUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) JMS
6 3 (21.43%) Apache
6 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) PaaS
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (21.43%) Ansible
6 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) AMQP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) JUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 2 (14.29%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (14.29%) Mockito
3 2 (14.29%) Spock
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Grails
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 3 (21.43%) JMS
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) YAML
5 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce