The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 70 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
318 361 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.28% 42.62% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 284 126
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £38.20 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.20 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Fedora
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware