The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.06% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
Groovy
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
407 358 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.33% 43.82% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 225 135
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 18
Average hourly rate £44.00 £48.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% +28.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 17 £300 - 1
Groovy
East of England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
3 13 (76.47%) Maven
3 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
4 12 (70.59%) XML
5 11 (64.71%) Web Services
5 11 (64.71%) SQL
5 11 (64.71%) ISEB
5 11 (64.71%) SoapUI
6 10 (58.82%) JIRA
6 10 (58.82%) Ant
6 10 (58.82%) SOAP
7 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
8 8 (47.06%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (47.06%) Scrum
9 6 (35.29%) Java
10 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 3 (17.65%) WSDL
11 3 (17.65%) .NET
11 3 (17.65%) Servlets
11 3 (17.65%) Python
11 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 3 (17.65%) Linux
11 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Spring
11 3 (17.65%) TDD
11 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (76.47%) Maven
3 11 (64.71%) SoapUI
4 10 (58.82%) JIRA
4 10 (58.82%) Ant
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
6 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (11.76%) Mockito
6 2 (11.76%) JUnit
6 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
6 2 (11.76%) WebStorm
7 1 (5.88%) Gradle
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium
7 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 10 (58.82%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Servlets
4 3 (17.65%) WSDL
4 3 (17.65%) JPA
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) BPMN
7 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) WorldPay
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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