Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 130 147
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +25
Contract jobs citing Groovy 47 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.39% 0.89% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 2.04% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 27
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +33.33%
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +5.88% -8.11% +23.33%
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 1,647 1,223 1,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.74% 43.35% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 898 1,299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £537 £528 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.64 £17.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £42.58 £41.75 £16.46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -16 26 £450 +5.88%
Bradford - 4 £375 -
Huddersfield - 2 £395 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Groovy
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (76.60%) Java
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (59.57%) Scala
4 24 (51.06%) RESTful
4 24 (51.06%) Microservices
5 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
6 19 (40.43%) SOA
6 19 (40.43%) Docker
6 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
7 18 (38.30%) GitHub
7 18 (38.30%) DevOps
8 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.17%) Open Source
9 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (34.04%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (34.04%) CSS
9 16 (34.04%) OOP
9 16 (34.04%) OO
9 16 (34.04%) Ruby
10 15 (31.91%) TDD
10 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (31.91%) Python
11 14 (29.79%) Ansible
11 14 (29.79%) Mercurial
11 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
12 13 (27.66%) Clojure
13 12 (25.53%) Kubernetes
13 12 (25.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (23.40%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (23.40%) MongoDB

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 (23.40%) Cloud Foundry
1 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) nginx
3 5 (10.64%) Anypoint
4 3 (6.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) GitHub
2 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.77%) Google Analytics
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
1 6 (12.77%) SSL
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
1 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.64%) Couchbase
2 5 (10.64%) CouchDB
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
2 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
3 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
3 14 (29.79%) Mercurial
4 12 (25.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (23.40%) Selenium
6 8 (17.02%) JIRA
7 6 (12.77%) Ant
7 6 (12.77%) Gatling
7 6 (12.77%) IntelliJ
7 6 (12.77%) SonarQube
8 5 (10.64%) JUnit
8 5 (10.64%) Maven
9 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
9 3 (6.38%) Subversion
10 1 (2.13%) Grunt
10 1 (2.13%) gulp
10 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (2.13%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Publishing
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Scala Developer
5 6 (12.77%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Java Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) RESTful
2 16 (34.04%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) CSS3
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) HTML5
3 11 (23.40%) Spring
4 6 (12.77%) Gherkin
4 6 (12.77%) Node.js
4 6 (12.77%) Servlets
4 6 (12.77%) Spring Boot
5 5 (10.64%) Grails
5 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.64%) JSON
5 5 (10.64%) Play Framework
5 5 (10.64%) XML
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
7 2 (4.26%) Kafka
8 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Ubuntu
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Microservices
3 19 (40.43%) SOA
4 18 (38.30%) DevOps
5 17 (36.17%) Open Source
6 16 (34.04%) OO
6 16 (34.04%) OOP
7 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (31.91%) TDD
8 10 (21.28%) Pair Programming
8 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (17.02%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) Analytics
10 6 (12.77%) BDD
10 6 (12.77%) Kanban
10 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) Scala
3 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.04%) Ruby
5 15 (31.91%) Python
6 13 (27.66%) Clojure
7 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.77%) C#
7 6 (12.77%) Haskell
7 6 (12.77%) Perl
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Docker
2 16 (34.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Ansible
2 12 (25.53%) Kubernetes
3 10 (21.28%) Puppet
4 6 (12.77%) Grafana
4 6 (12.77%) Kibana
5 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Splunk
2 6 (12.77%) Google
3 5 (10.64%) Adobe
3 5 (10.64%) AppDynamics
3 5 (10.64%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Capita