The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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.

Groovy
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 134 128
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 0.68% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £358 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% -1.66%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 934 1178 1108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.97% 41.48% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 807 725
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
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 9 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Yorkshire

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in Yorkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +24 10 £358 -4.66% 3
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Scala
3 15 (55.56%) QA
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) SoapUI
5 11 (40.74%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) SOAP
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium
6 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) BDD
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (29.63%) Gherkin
8 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
8 8 (29.63%) User Stories
8 8 (29.63%) API Testing
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) Kanban
8 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
10 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (22.22%) REST
11 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
11 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
11 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) SoapUI
2 10 (37.04%) Selenium
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) EasyMock
5 2 (7.41%) Gradle
5 2 (7.41%) jMock
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Mockito
5 2 (7.41%) Spock
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (7.41%) e-Learning Developer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 8 (29.63%) Gherkin
3 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 6 (22.22%) REST
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
7 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (7.41%) Grails
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) Symfony
7 2 (7.41%) Velocity
8 1 (3.70%) JRuby
8 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) e-Learning
1 2 (7.41%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) API Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (29.63%) Kanban
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) User Stories
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Scala
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Clojure
4 2 (7.41%) ECMAScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) Zend
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