Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 76 95
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 31 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.64% 1.29% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.38% 3.26% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
West Sussex median daily rate £503 £500 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +14.91% -
10th Percentile £456 £477 £309
90th Percentile £527 £512 £556
South East median daily rate £495 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +26.92% -2.50% +6.67%
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 420 399 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.71% 39.54% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 247 260
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £521
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £34.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.25 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%

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 April 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 +8 17 £520 +4.03%
Crawley - 4 - -
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
Groovy
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 23 (74.19%) Selenium
2 23 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 23 (74.19%) Scala
3 22 (70.97%) Gherkin
3 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
5 17 (54.84%) RESTful
6 15 (48.39%) QA
6 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (48.39%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (45.16%) Exploratory Testing
7 14 (45.16%) API Testing
7 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
7 14 (45.16%) Scrum
7 14 (45.16%) Web Services
8 13 (41.94%) User Stories
8 13 (41.94%) JIRA
8 13 (41.94%) Usability Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Performance Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Security Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
8 13 (41.94%) Kanban
8 13 (41.94%) Defect Management
9 12 (38.71%) Acceptance Criteria
9 12 (38.71%) Atlassian
9 12 (38.71%) Confluence
9 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
9 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (35.48%) Microservices

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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) nginx
2 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) GitHub
1 7 (22.58%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) HTTP
1 9 (29.03%) SSL
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
1 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (74.19%) Selenium
2 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
3 13 (41.94%) JIRA
4 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
5 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 9 (29.03%) Ant
8 8 (25.81%) Gatling
9 7 (22.58%) Grunt
9 7 (22.58%) gulp
9 7 (22.58%) IntelliJ
9 7 (22.58%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (22.58%) Sublime Text
10 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.90%) JUnit
11 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Scala Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) QA Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Design Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.45%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Gherkin
2 17 (54.84%) RESTful
3 14 (45.16%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Spring
5 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) J2EE
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) JSON
5 7 (22.58%) Node.js
5 7 (22.58%) Play Framework
5 7 (22.58%) Servlets
5 7 (22.58%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) EJB
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) OAuth
6 4 (12.90%) OAuth2
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (48.39%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (45.16%) API Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Exploratory Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Scrum
6 13 (41.94%) Defect Management
6 13 (41.94%) Kanban
6 13 (41.94%) Performance Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Security Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Unit Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Usability Testing
6 13 (41.94%) User Stories
7 12 (38.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (35.48%) DevOps
8 11 (35.48%) Microservices
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 23 (74.19%) Scala
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Haskell
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Perl
4 9 (29.03%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Grafana
2 7 (22.58%) Kibana
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Atlassian
2 7 (22.58%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) webMethods