Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 November 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 > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 190 224
Rank change year-on-year +28 +34 -19
Contract jobs citing Groovy 35 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.63% 0.24% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 0.60% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 1
South West median daily rate £425 £494 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.97% +27.48% +3.33%
10th Percentile £352 £415 £369
90th Percentile £660 £575 £406
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2124 2341 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.15% 40.73% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1517 1714
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 142 172
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £16.75 £20.05 £24.90
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.00 £54.53
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in the South West

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the South West

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in the South West

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Somerset +13 19 £419 +11.67% 1
Wiltshire +7 7 £638 - 2
Bristol -4 7 £400 -17.95%
Gloucestershire +23 2 £425 -22.73%
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 29 (82.86%) Python
2 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
3 22 (62.86%) Java
3 22 (62.86%) DevOps
4 19 (54.29%) Ansible
4 19 (54.29%) Docker
5 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 14 (40.00%) Puppet
7 14 (40.00%) Kubernetes
8 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
8 13 (37.14%) Scrum
9 11 (31.43%) Maven
9 11 (31.43%) Web Services
9 11 (31.43%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) RESTful
9 11 (31.43%) Open Source
9 11 (31.43%) Ruby
9 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (28.57%) React
10 10 (28.57%) jQuery
11 9 (25.71%) JIRA
11 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
11 9 (25.71%) SQL
11 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
12 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
12 8 (22.86%) C#
12 8 (22.86%) C++
12 8 (22.86%) PaaS

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 8 (22.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.57%) Alfresco
4 3 (8.57%) Mule
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) PaaS
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
2 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (31.43%) Maven
4 9 (25.71%) JIRA
5 8 (22.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (22.86%) Gradle
6 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
7 5 (14.29%) ScriptRunner
7 5 (14.29%) Subversion
8 4 (11.43%) Ant
8 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
8 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
8 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
8 4 (11.43%) JUnit
8 4 (11.43%) Selenium
8 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
8 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.57%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Java Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) JIRA Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) JIRA Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) RESTful
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) jQuery
2 10 (28.57%) React
3 7 (20.00%) JSON
3 7 (20.00%) Node.js
3 7 (20.00%) Spring
4 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
4 6 (17.14%) D3.js
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (17.14%) REST
4 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
5 4 (11.43%) .NET
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) XML
6 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) iPad
2 6 (17.14%) Cloud Native
2 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) VMS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) DevOps
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 11 (31.43%) Open Source
5 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.00%) Microservices
7 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
9 5 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (14.29%) Kanban
10 4 (11.43%) BDD
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) Ruby
5 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) C++
7 6 (17.14%) Kotlin
8 4 (11.43%) Jython
8 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (11.43%) VBScript
9 3 (8.57%) Perl
10 1 (2.86%) Clojure
10 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) Ansible
2 14 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (40.00%) Puppet
3 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (17.14%) Rancher
5 4 (11.43%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) CA
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat