The first table below looks at the demand for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 107 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Groovy 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£260 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 760 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.02% 31.15% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 387
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
South East

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region.

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the Berkshire region.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Groovy
South East

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy.

1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) SOAP
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Scala
3 9 (60.00%) Open Source
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (60.00%) SOA
4 8 (53.33%) RESTful
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (33.33%) J2EE
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Android
7 4 (26.67%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Gradle
9 2 (13.33%) JIRA

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Groovy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Groovy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (6.67%) Liferay
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Gradle
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Hudson
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) Robotium
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.67%) JBehave
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) webMethods Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) RESTful
3 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Struts
6 2 (13.33%) Servlets
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Velocity
6 2 (13.33%) JSR 168
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) OOD
8 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) webMethods
2 1 (6.67%) GigaSpaces