Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 21 July 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 35 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.79% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.93% 2.11% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £488 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.83% +12.24% -
10th Percentile £418 £477 £305
90th Percentile £531 £512 £538
South East median daily rate £490 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +8.89% +1.69% +1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 505 426 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 40.21% 38.80% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 294 307
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +11.56%
10th Percentile £305 £301 £260
90th Percentile £539 £544 £524
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.75 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +10.47% -4.44%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £53.38 £55.45 £51.65
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in West Sussex

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in West Sussex

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
Worthing +12 20 £450 -7.83%
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (94.29%) Selenium
2 33 (94.29%) Test Automation
2 33 (94.29%) Scala
2 33 (94.29%) Gherkin
3 24 (68.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (65.71%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (57.14%) API Testing
5 20 (57.14%) RESTful
5 20 (57.14%) Kanban
5 20 (57.14%) Scrum
5 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 20 (57.14%) Web Services
6 19 (54.29%) QA
6 19 (54.29%) Defect Management
7 18 (51.43%) Cucumber
8 17 (48.57%) Confluence
8 17 (48.57%) User Stories
8 17 (48.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 17 (48.57%) JIRA
8 17 (48.57%) Atlassian
8 17 (48.57%) Usability Testing
8 17 (48.57%) Performance Testing
8 17 (48.57%) Security Testing
8 17 (48.57%) Unit Testing
9 16 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (45.71%) SoapUI
10 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
10 15 (42.86%) DevOps

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 17 (48.57%) Confluence
2 11 (31.43%) nginx
2 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Google Analytics
2 6 (17.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) HTTP
1 13 (37.14%) SSL
1 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
1 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) Selenium
2 18 (51.43%) Cucumber
3 17 (48.57%) JIRA
4 16 (45.71%) SoapUI
5 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 13 (37.14%) Ant
7 11 (31.43%) Gatling
7 11 (31.43%) IntelliJ
8 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 6 (17.14%) Grunt
9 6 (17.14%) gulp
9 6 (17.14%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (17.14%) Sublime Text
10 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
10 4 (11.43%) JUnit
11 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Scala Developer
4 8 (22.86%) QA Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Developer in Test
7 3 (8.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Tester
8 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) Gherkin
2 20 (57.14%) RESTful
2 20 (57.14%) Web Services
3 11 (31.43%) Node.js
3 11 (31.43%) Servlets
4 9 (25.71%) CSS
4 9 (25.71%) JSON
4 9 (25.71%) Play Framework
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 4 (11.43%) EJB
6 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.43%) HTML
6 4 (11.43%) HTML5
6 4 (11.43%) J2EE
6 4 (11.43%) J2SE
6 4 (11.43%) REST
6 4 (11.43%) SOAP
6 4 (11.43%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Ubuntu
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (94.29%) Test Automation
2 24 (68.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (65.71%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (57.14%) API Testing
4 20 (57.14%) Kanban
4 20 (57.14%) Scrum
4 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 19 (54.29%) Defect Management
6 17 (48.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Performance Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Security Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Unit Testing
6 17 (48.57%) Usability Testing
6 17 (48.57%) User Stories
7 16 (45.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (42.86%) DevOps
9 14 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (37.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) Scala
3 13 (37.14%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) Haskell
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) Perl
3 13 (37.14%) Python
3 13 (37.14%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 11 (31.43%) Grafana
2 11 (31.43%) Kibana
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Atlassian
2 11 (31.43%) Google
3 9 (25.71%) Adobe
4 4 (11.43%) webMethods