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 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 76 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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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
411 226 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.94% 36.81% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 168 193
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 21
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.05 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Bristol
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago