The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Groovy
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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 Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 144 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.73% 39.02% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 72 133
Average daily rate £363 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 57
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £31.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £50.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce