The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 59 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% - 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
- -39.98%
Groovy
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
225 128 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 61.64% 49.04% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 95 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.81 £32.50 £28.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £32.50 £29.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Grails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) UI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Grails
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP