Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 183 213
Rank change year-on-year +19 +30 -17
Contract jobs citing Groovy 55 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 0.43% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 13
North West median daily rate £463 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -15.00% +56.25%
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
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 2,444 2,096 2,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.96% 38.37% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,663 1,421 1,776
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £261
90th Percentile £538 £513 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 101 86
North West median hourly rate £36.13 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +12.68% +2.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.75 £14.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.42
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%

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 June 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 18 June 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 -1 27 £488 +14.71% 8
Cheshire -5 14 £450 +5.88% 2
Lancashire -3 4 £438 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (45.45%) TDD
4 25 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 23 (41.82%) Scrum
6 21 (38.18%) Web Services
6 21 (38.18%) Microservices
7 20 (36.36%) Docker
7 20 (36.36%) Spring
7 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 20 (36.36%) RESTful
7 20 (36.36%) Scala
8 19 (34.55%) DevOps
8 19 (34.55%) Kubernetes
9 18 (32.73%) OpenShift
9 18 (32.73%) Kanban
10 17 (30.91%) BDD
10 17 (30.91%) Spring Boot
11 16 (29.09%) SOAP
12 13 (23.64%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
12 13 (23.64%) Gradle
13 12 (21.82%) Open Source
13 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
13 12 (21.82%) Python
13 12 (21.82%) CSS
13 12 (21.82%) HTML
14 11 (20.00%) 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 6 (10.91%) Confluence
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Jetty
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) OpenShift
2 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.45%) npm
4 3 (5.45%) Serverless
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.64%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.64%) Riak
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 13 (23.64%) Gradle
4 9 (16.36%) Selenium
5 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
6 6 (10.91%) JIRA
7 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.27%) Grunt
7 4 (7.27%) Maven
7 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.27%) Subversion
8 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
8 3 (5.45%) Mocha
8 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.64%) JUnit
9 2 (3.64%) Spock
10 1 (1.82%) Geb
10 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Test Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Backend Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
2 20 (36.36%) RESTful
2 20 (36.36%) Spring
3 17 (30.91%) Spring Boot
4 16 (29.09%) SOAP
5 12 (21.82%) CSS
5 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 9 (16.36%) Ajax
7 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.73%) Node.js
7 7 (12.73%) React
8 6 (10.91%) REST
9 5 (9.09%) RAML
9 5 (9.09%) Swagger
9 5 (9.09%) XML
10 4 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (7.27%) Dropwizard
10 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
11 3 (5.45%) Express
11 3 (5.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Blog
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (7.27%) Wiki
2 3 (5.45%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) TDD
3 23 (41.82%) Scrum
4 21 (38.18%) Microservices
5 19 (34.55%) DevOps
6 18 (32.73%) Kanban
7 17 (30.91%) BDD
8 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
9 12 (21.82%) Open Source
9 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
10 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 10 (18.18%) SOA
12 8 (14.55%) OO
12 8 (14.55%) OOP
13 7 (12.73%) API Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
14 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
15 5 (9.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 20 (36.36%) Scala
4 12 (21.82%) Python
5 10 (18.18%) Java 8
5 10 (18.18%) SQL
6 8 (14.55%) Ruby
7 5 (9.09%) Clojure
8 4 (7.27%) C++
9 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.45%) C
9 3 (5.45%) Go
9 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.82%) C#
11 1 (1.82%) ES6
11 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Docker
2 9 (16.36%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (7.27%) etcd
4 3 (5.45%) QEMU
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.73%) Terraform
3 6 (10.91%) Ansible
3 6 (10.91%) Consul
3 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.45%) Puppet
5 2 (3.64%) Kibana
5 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Splunk
3 4 (7.27%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft