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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £394
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-39.98% +7.11%
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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
147 175 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.95% 50.58% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 107 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Moq

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#