The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £348 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -4.16% +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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 491 558 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.31% 43.90% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 775 656
Median daily rate £422 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 74 29
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £9.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Surrey

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Surrey

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in Surrey

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 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
Redhill - 3 £335 -
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Defect Management
3 14 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 14 (66.67%) Python
4 13 (61.90%) HP
4 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
4 13 (61.90%) JIRA
4 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
6 10 (47.62%) Selenium
7 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 8 (38.10%) ISEB
7 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Subversion
8 7 (33.33%) Maven
8 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 6 (28.57%) SDLC
10 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
10 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
10 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Gradle
11 4 (19.05%) V-Model
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) Unix
12 3 (14.29%) HTML
12 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
12 3 (14.29%) Apache

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 13 (61.90%) JIRA
3 10 (47.62%) HP UFT
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
4 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 7 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) Gradle
6 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.76%) Hudson
7 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Pensions Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Build and Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) HTML5
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) V-Model
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) HP
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Guidewire
4 1 (4.76%) Facebook