The first table below looks at the demand for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 66 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% - 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +100.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 299 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.59% 42.59% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 144 185
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 53
Average hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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