Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 October 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 192 192
Rank change year-on-year +36 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Groovy 64 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 0.61% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 31
North West median daily rate £700 £320 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -36.00% +5.26%
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +70.59% +54.55% -38.89%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,505 2,122 2,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.62% 37.83% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,718 1,452 1,810
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £293 £288 £263
90th Percentile £551 £525 £501
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 90 68
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +37.72% -22.97%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.17 £43.23
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the North West

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the North West

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the North West

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Manchester +29 47 £700 +86.67% 3
Cheshire +4 6 £409 +30.80% 1
Lancashire - 5 £500 - 2
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 57 (89.06%) Java
2 39 (60.94%) Docker
3 34 (53.13%) Jenkins
4 33 (51.56%) DevOps
5 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (39.06%) Maven
6 25 (39.06%) Python
6 25 (39.06%) Open Source
6 25 (39.06%) Ansible
6 25 (39.06%) Gradle
7 23 (35.94%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (35.94%) Git (software)
8 21 (32.81%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (32.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (32.81%) Scrum
9 20 (31.25%) Kubernetes
9 20 (31.25%) Scala
9 20 (31.25%) Puppet
10 19 (29.69%) TDD
10 19 (29.69%) Spring
11 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
12 17 (26.56%) Web Services
13 16 (25.00%) PaaS
13 16 (25.00%) nginx
13 16 (25.00%) RESTful
13 16 (25.00%) gulp
13 16 (25.00%) Travis CI
13 16 (25.00%) Terraform
13 16 (25.00%) CircleCI
13 16 (25.00%) IBM UrbanCode

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (32.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (25.00%) nginx
3 9 (14.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) npm
1 16 (25.00%) PaaS
2 14 (21.88%) OpenShift
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Hazelcast
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 25 (39.06%) Gradle
2 25 (39.06%) Maven
3 23 (35.94%) Git (software)
4 16 (25.00%) CircleCI
4 16 (25.00%) gulp
4 16 (25.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 16 (25.00%) Travis CI
5 14 (21.88%) JIRA
6 7 (10.94%) Selenium
7 6 (9.38%) Bitbucket
7 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 6 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (6.25%) Grunt
8 4 (6.25%) Subversion
9 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Publishing
1 3 (4.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) Spring
2 17 (26.56%) Web Services
3 16 (25.00%) RESTful
4 11 (17.19%) SOAP
5 9 (14.06%) React
6 8 (12.50%) Grails
7 7 (10.94%) Kafka
8 6 (9.38%) CSS
8 6 (9.38%) HTML
8 6 (9.38%) Node.js
8 6 (9.38%) Spring Boot
9 5 (7.81%) Ajax
9 5 (7.81%) Apache Camel
10 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.25%) RAML
10 4 (6.25%) Redux
10 4 (6.25%) Swagger
11 2 (3.13%) JSON
11 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) iPad
2 4 (6.25%) Blog
3 2 (3.13%) Wiki
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Android
3 5 (7.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) DevOps
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) Open Source
4 21 (32.81%) Scrum
5 19 (29.69%) TDD
6 15 (23.44%) Microservices
7 14 (21.88%) Kanban
8 13 (20.31%) BDD
8 13 (20.31%) SOA
9 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
10 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.06%) Pair Programming
11 7 (10.94%) Software Delivery
12 6 (9.38%) API Testing
12 6 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (9.38%) OO
12 6 (9.38%) OOP
13 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.25%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (89.06%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) Python
3 20 (31.25%) Scala
4 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
5 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
7 4 (6.25%) Clojure
8 3 (4.69%) Java 8
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (60.94%) Docker
2 23 (35.94%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (6.25%) etcd
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Ansible
2 21 (32.81%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (31.25%) Kubernetes
3 20 (31.25%) Puppet
4 16 (25.00%) Terraform
5 4 (6.25%) Consul
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Blue Prism
1 5 (7.81%) IBM
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
2 2 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (1.56%) Cloudera