Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 +42
Contract jobs citing Groovy 48 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.40% 0.55% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 1.33% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 31
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £440 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +28.21%
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £445 £456
% change year-on-year +1.12% -2.47% +34.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,598 1,204 1,711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.55% 41.59% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 899 1,176
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £292
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -34.35%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Leeds +8 29 £450 +4.05% 1
Bradford - 5 £413 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Groovy
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 41 (85.42%) Java
2 35 (72.92%) Scala
3 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (56.25%) Microservices
5 25 (52.08%) RESTful
6 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 22 (45.83%) GitHub
8 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
8 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 19 (39.58%) TDD
10 18 (37.50%) SOA
11 17 (35.42%) CSS
11 17 (35.42%) OOP
11 17 (35.42%) Open Source
12 16 (33.33%) Cucumber
12 16 (33.33%) Docker
12 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (31.25%) OO
13 15 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (31.25%) Clojure
14 14 (29.17%) Mercurial
15 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
15 13 (27.08%) Selenium
16 12 (25.00%) Ruby
16 12 (25.00%) Pair Programming
16 12 (25.00%) Spring
16 12 (25.00%) Linux
16 12 (25.00%) HTML
16 12 (25.00%) DevOps
16 12 (25.00%) HTML5

Groovy
Co-occurring 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 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.50%) nginx
3 5 (10.42%) Anypoint
3 5 (10.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (10.42%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) GitHub
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
1 6 (12.50%) SSL
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.42%) Couchbase
3 5 (10.42%) CouchDB
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 16 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 14 (29.17%) Mercurial
5 13 (27.08%) Selenium
6 10 (20.83%) JIRA
7 8 (16.67%) Gatling
7 8 (16.67%) IntelliJ
8 6 (12.50%) Ant
8 6 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (10.42%) JUnit
9 5 (10.42%) Maven
10 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.25%) gulp
10 3 (6.25%) Sublime Text
10 3 (6.25%) Subversion
11 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
11 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
12 1 (2.08%) Grunt
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Scala Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Senior Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Java Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) RESTful
2 17 (35.42%) CSS
3 12 (25.00%) HTML
3 12 (25.00%) HTML5
3 12 (25.00%) Spring
4 10 (20.83%) CSS3
5 8 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 8 (16.67%) Node.js
6 7 (14.58%) Play Framework
6 7 (14.58%) Spring Boot
7 6 (12.50%) Servlets
8 5 (10.42%) Grails
8 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.42%) JSON
8 5 (10.42%) XML
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
10 2 (4.17%) Kafka
10 2 (4.17%) LESS
10 2 (4.17%) Sass
10 2 (4.17%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) Microservices
3 19 (39.58%) TDD
4 18 (37.50%) SOA
5 17 (35.42%) OOP
5 17 (35.42%) Open Source
6 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (31.25%) OO
8 12 (25.00%) DevOps
8 12 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (16.67%) Analytics
9 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) BDD
10 6 (12.50%) Kanban
10 6 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) Java
2 35 (72.92%) Scala
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) Clojure
5 12 (25.00%) Ruby
6 9 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (12.50%) C#
7 6 (12.50%) Haskell
7 6 (12.50%) Perl
8 5 (10.42%) SQL
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Docker
2 15 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 8 (16.67%) Ansible
2 8 (16.67%) Grafana
2 8 (16.67%) Kibana
3 6 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Splunk
2 8 (16.67%) Google
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe
3 5 (10.42%) AppDynamics
3 5 (10.42%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat