The first table below looks at the demand for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 10 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 Cardiff 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.43% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.48% 25.78% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 41 50
Average daily rate £325 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Groovy
South Wales

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Ant
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
4 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
4 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
5 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (55.56%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (55.56%) CruiseControl
5 5 (55.56%) Subversion
5 5 (55.56%) JUnit
6 4 (44.44%) UNIX
6 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
6 4 (44.44%) JBehave
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (33.33%) Hudson
7 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (33.33%) Mobile Banking

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Ant
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) Maven
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (55.56%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) CruiseControl
3 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) JBehave
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) Hudson
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Test Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Code Coverage
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) XQuery
2 3 (33.33%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) HP