Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 176 186
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing Groovy 35 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.30% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 21 19
North West median daily rate £700 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% - -5.26%
England median daily rate £547 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.16% +16.67% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 2,266 2,157 2,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.68% 39.88% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 1,499 1,604
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £540 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 61
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.88 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +0.97% +4.05%
10th Percentile £17.20 £13.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £48.54 £49.38 £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +4 32 £700 +55.56% 8
Cheshire -2 2 £394 +27.02% 1
Lancashire - 1 £500 - 1
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 31 (88.57%) Docker
2 30 (85.71%) Java
3 28 (80.00%) DevOps
4 25 (71.43%) Gradle
4 25 (71.43%) Maven
5 24 (68.57%) Python
5 24 (68.57%) Shell Script
5 24 (68.57%) Puppet
5 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
5 24 (68.57%) Ansible
6 23 (65.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (65.71%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (65.71%) Travis CI
6 23 (65.71%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (65.71%) CircleCI
6 23 (65.71%) gulp
6 23 (65.71%) IBM UrbanCode
6 23 (65.71%) npm
6 23 (65.71%) Open Source
6 23 (65.71%) PaaS
6 23 (65.71%) nginx
7 20 (57.14%) Terraform
8 19 (54.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.14%) Scala
12 5 (14.29%) OpenShift
13 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
13 4 (11.43%) Hazelcast
13 4 (11.43%) Kafka

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 23 (65.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 23 (65.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) npm
1 23 (65.71%) PaaS
2 19 (54.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (14.29%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) Gradle
1 25 (71.43%) Maven
2 24 (68.57%) Jenkins
3 23 (65.71%) CircleCI
3 23 (65.71%) gulp
3 23 (65.71%) IBM UrbanCode
3 23 (65.71%) Travis CI
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (2.86%) Analyst
3 1 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (2.86%) Product Owner
3 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
3 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Grails
1 4 (11.43%) Kafka
1 4 (11.43%) Spring
2 3 (8.57%) RESTful
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
3 2 (5.71%) Redux
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) DevOps
2 23 (65.71%) Open Source
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) Python
2 24 (68.57%) Shell Script
3 6 (17.14%) Scala
4 2 (5.71%) Clojure
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) Docker
2 23 (65.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (68.57%) Ansible
1 24 (68.57%) Puppet
2 23 (65.71%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (57.14%) Terraform
4 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes