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 3 months to 22 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
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 145 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.22% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
Median daily rate £353 £500 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.50% +57.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £363 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1073 1313 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.61% 34.17% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 878 760
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 29 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the North West

Groovy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +1 6 £365 -27.00% 2
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Scala
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) Kanban
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Microservices
6 4 (33.33%) MySQL
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) SAX
6 4 (33.33%) DOM
6 4 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
6 4 (33.33%) GitHub

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (16.67%) Riak
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Grunt
3 2 (16.67%) gulp
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Mocha
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) webpack
3 2 (16.67%) Yeoman
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (8.33%) Spock
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) DOM
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 4 (33.33%) SAX
4 4 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Servlets
5 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (16.67%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
1 2 (16.67%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile First
7 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (16.67%) SEO
7 2 (16.67%) Service Design
7 2 (16.67%) Webhook
8 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Scala
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) Clojure
7 2 (16.67%) ES6
8 1 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Chordiant
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