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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 120 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £415 £308 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.95% -38.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
639 727 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.37% 27.06% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 429 418
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Jetty
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) ASN.1
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Gradle
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Java Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Java Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA