The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 133 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £488 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -2.77% +18.03%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 659 977 769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 32.24% 32.72% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 620 469
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 38
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in the West Midlands

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Shropshire +13 4 £488 +8.50%
Groovy
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Scala
3 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) Node.js
3 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
3 7 (77.78%) GitHub
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) SSL
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Google Analytics
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) Haskell
4 6 (66.67%) Google
4 6 (66.67%) Ubuntu
4 6 (66.67%) IntelliJ
4 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Perl

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (66.67%) nginx
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) GitHub
2 6 (66.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 6 (66.67%) Gatling
2 6 (66.67%) Grunt
2 6 (66.67%) gulp
2 6 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 6 (66.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (66.67%) Sublime Text
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
1 7 (77.78%) Node.js
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) Servlets
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) EJB
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) Java SE
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) DevOps
4 6 (66.67%) Analytics
4 6 (66.67%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Microservices
8 1 (11.11%) API Design
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (11.11%) High Availability
8 1 (11.11%) Kanban
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) Scala
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Haskell
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Grafana
1 6 (66.67%) Kibana
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) webMethods
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) WSO2
West Midlands
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