The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 113 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.52% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 2.10% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£488 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
613 619 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.89% 24.74% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 294 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -2 5 £488 +87.50%
Groovy
South East

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Scala
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) Sass
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) Grunt
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) MySQL
5 4 (44.44%) JUnit
5 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
5 4 (44.44%) TestNG
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Jasmine
5 4 (44.44%) GitHub
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Grunt
3 4 (44.44%) Jasmine
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) TestNG
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Sass
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) SEO
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Scala
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle