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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% 1.02% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 2.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
122 110 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.96% 37.29% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £110.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.02% +622.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £21.33 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) CPAN
1 1 (100.00%) Zope
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Mason
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Catalyst

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Zope
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) CPAN
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Mason
1 1 (100.00%) Catalyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend