Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 26 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.61% 2.02% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 5.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
West Sussex median daily rate £520 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% - -
South East median daily rate £493 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +40.71% - +4.48%
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 344 397 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 34.57% 36.49% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 223 280
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £294 £273 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.00 £44.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +17.83% -1.32%
10th Percentile £42.50 £34.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £52.20 £50.00 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% +18.18%

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 22 January 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 0 17 £520 +24.07% 1
Crawley - 4 - -
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) Selenium
2 20 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 18 (69.23%) Scala
4 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (61.54%) Gherkin
6 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
7 13 (50.00%) Scrum
7 13 (50.00%) Web Services
7 13 (50.00%) API Testing
7 13 (50.00%) SoapUI
7 13 (50.00%) RESTful
7 13 (50.00%) QA
8 12 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (42.31%) JIRA
9 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
9 11 (42.31%) Microservices
10 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (38.46%) Kanban
10 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 10 (38.46%) Gatling
11 9 (34.62%) Defect Management
11 9 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (34.62%) Usability Testing
11 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
11 9 (34.62%) Security Testing
11 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
11 9 (34.62%) User Stories
12 8 (30.77%) Open Source
12 8 (30.77%) Confluence

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 8 (30.77%) Confluence
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) GitHub
1 7 (26.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
1 7 (26.92%) SSL
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
3 11 (42.31%) JIRA
4 10 (38.46%) Gatling
4 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) Ant
5 7 (26.92%) Grunt
5 7 (26.92%) gulp
5 7 (26.92%) IntelliJ
5 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
5 7 (26.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (26.92%) Sublime Text
6 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 4 (15.38%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Scala Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Design Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer in Test
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) Gherkin
2 13 (50.00%) RESTful
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
4 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) J2EE
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 7 (26.92%) Node.js
4 7 (26.92%) Play Framework
4 7 (26.92%) Servlets
4 7 (26.92%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) EJB
6 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) Hystrix
6 4 (15.38%) J2SE
6 4 (15.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Test Automation
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
4 13 (50.00%) API Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Scrum
5 12 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Microservices
7 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (38.46%) Kanban
8 9 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (34.62%) Defect Management
8 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Security Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
8 9 (34.62%) Usability Testing
8 9 (34.62%) User Stories
9 8 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (30.77%) Open Source
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Scala
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) Haskell
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Grafana
1 7 (26.92%) Kibana
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 7 (26.92%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) webMethods
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe