The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 122 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £463 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% -20.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
Groovy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
615 773 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.58% 27.57% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 474 379
Median daily rate £400 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Groovy
South East

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Boomi
3 2 (50.00%) Concur
3 2 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Boomi
2 2 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JDBC
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) API Testing
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Concur
3 1 (25.00%) SAP