The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 30 March 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.72% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 185 236 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 41.02% 42.75% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 175 101
Median daily rate £413 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.80% -43.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 3 (50.00%) Service Design
5 2 (33.33%) Spock
5 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Gradle
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) EasyMock
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Mockito
5 2 (33.33%) Clojure
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Velocity
5 2 (33.33%) jMock
5 2 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Unix

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) EasyMock
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) jMock
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (33.33%) Spock
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Velocity
5 1 (16.67%) JRuby
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Programming
1 3 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes