Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 9 December 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Watford median daily rate £538 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £538 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 114 208 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 30.08% 48.37% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 48
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.45% +4.55%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £292
90th Percentile £550 £606 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 £28.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.17% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +83.67% -49.48% +38.57%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Watford

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) G Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Slack
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Java 8
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leadership

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) G Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Java 8
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google