Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 193 214
Rank change year-on-year +54 +21 +3
Contract jobs citing Groovy 76 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 0.62% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 24
North West median daily rate £500 £333 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.38% -33.50% +8.11%
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 - £27.50

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 2,591 2,250 2,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.56% 38.95% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,772 1,520 1,777
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +2.39%
10th Percentile £293 £272 £263
90th Percentile £550 £505 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 98 65
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +40.35% -22.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £44.90
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.67% +4.90%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +19 47 £500 +36.99% 6
Cheshire 0 14 £450 +42.86% 1
Lancashire - 6 £500 - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 69 (90.79%) Java
2 39 (51.32%) Docker
3 36 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 35 (46.05%) DevOps
4 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.16%) TDD
6 28 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 28 (36.84%) Kubernetes
7 26 (34.21%) Microservices
7 26 (34.21%) Scala
7 26 (34.21%) Spring
8 25 (32.89%) Gradle
9 24 (31.58%) Scrum
9 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 24 (31.58%) Python
10 23 (30.26%) OpenShift
11 22 (28.95%) RESTful
12 20 (26.32%) BDD
12 20 (26.32%) Web Services
12 20 (26.32%) Ansible
13 19 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
13 19 (25.00%) Open Source
14 17 (22.37%) Maven
14 17 (22.37%) SOA
15 16 (21.05%) Kanban
15 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (19.74%) Spring Boot
17 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (18.42%) Puppet
17 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (17.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (11.84%) Confluence
3 8 (10.53%) nginx
4 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) Jetty
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) OpenShift
2 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (14.47%) npm
4 8 (10.53%) PaaS
5 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.26%) GitHub
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.95%) Serverless
8 2 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) DSL
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Hazelcast
1 7 (9.21%) MySQL
1 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.32%) Riak
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 28 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 25 (32.89%) Gradle
4 17 (22.37%) Maven
5 14 (18.42%) JIRA
6 9 (11.84%) Selenium
7 8 (10.53%) CircleCI
7 8 (10.53%) gulp
7 8 (10.53%) IBM UrbanCode
7 8 (10.53%) Travis CI
8 7 (9.21%) SoapUI
9 6 (7.89%) Bitbucket
9 6 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (5.26%) Grunt
10 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
10 4 (5.26%) Subversion
11 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.95%) Mocha
11 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.63%) Spock
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Developer
1 25 (32.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.21%) Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Technical Test Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Java Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Backend Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) Spring
2 22 (28.95%) RESTful
3 20 (26.32%) Web Services
4 15 (19.74%) Spring Boot
5 13 (17.11%) SOAP
6 10 (13.16%) CSS
6 10 (13.16%) HTML
7 9 (11.84%) Kafka
7 9 (11.84%) React
8 8 (10.53%) Grails
8 8 (10.53%) Node.js
9 7 (9.21%) Ajax
9 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.58%) Apache Camel
10 5 (6.58%) RAML
10 5 (6.58%) Swagger
11 4 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.26%) Redux
12 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) iPad
2 4 (5.26%) Blog
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (3.95%) Wiki
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Android
3 5 (6.58%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Windows
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (46.05%) DevOps
2 29 (38.16%) TDD
3 26 (34.21%) Microservices
4 24 (31.58%) Scrum
5 20 (26.32%) BDD
6 19 (25.00%) Open Source
7 17 (22.37%) SOA
8 16 (21.05%) Kanban
9 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
10 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
11 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
11 10 (13.16%) OO
11 10 (13.16%) OOP
12 9 (11.84%) Software Delivery
13 8 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 7 (9.21%) API Testing
15 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
16 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (90.79%) Java
2 26 (34.21%) Scala
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.58%) Python
4 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.84%) Java 8
6 8 (10.53%) SQL
7 7 (9.21%) Clojure
7 7 (9.21%) Ruby
8 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) Go
9 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.32%) ES6
10 1 (1.32%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 39 (51.32%) Docker
2 19 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (5.26%) etcd
4 3 (3.95%) QEMU
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) Kubernetes
2 20 (26.32%) Ansible
3 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (18.42%) Puppet
4 11 (14.47%) Terraform
5 6 (7.89%) Consul
6 2 (2.63%) Kibana
6 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Blue Prism
2 5 (6.58%) IBM
3 4 (5.26%) Splunk
4 3 (3.95%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Cloudera