Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 199 196
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Groovy 13 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 1.25% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 25
North West median daily rate £320 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £250 £353 £309
90th Percentile £454 £500 £513
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +54.55% -38.89% +16.14%

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 2110 2640 2517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.58% 36.47% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1436 1797 1593
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £503 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 68 81
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £28.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.60% -22.97% +48.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.95 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.23 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +14.06%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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
Manchester 0 8 £375 -25.00% 2
Merseyside - 3 £250 -
Cheshire +13 2 £313 -27.41%
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Grails
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Gradle
5 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Node.js
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 3 (23.08%) React
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA

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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (15.38%) npm
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
3 4 (30.77%) Gradle
3 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (15.38%) CMake
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Grunt
4 2 (15.38%) gulp
4 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Mocha
4 2 (15.38%) Mockito
4 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) Spock
4 2 (15.38%) TestComplete
4 2 (15.38%) webpack
4 2 (15.38%) WiX
4 2 (15.38%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Grails
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (23.08%) React
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) ES6
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) VMware