The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 109 103
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.75% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 0.50% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Median daily rate £358 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.91% +13.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 627 796 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.00% 41.12% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 554 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in West Yorkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Leeds +17 6 £448 +19.33% 3
Halifax - 4 £295 -
Groovy
Yorkshire

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 14 (73.68%) QA
2 13 (68.42%) SoapUI
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Scala
5 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) RESTful
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
6 6 (31.58%) API Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
7 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Security Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) SoapUI
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (10.53%) e-Learning Developer
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
2 6 (31.58%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (10.53%) Grails
4 2 (10.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
1 2 (10.53%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) API Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Kanban
3 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 6 (31.58%) User Stories
4 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Security Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Scala
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) ECMAScript
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago