The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 82 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% - 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
401 224 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.71% 28.54% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 121 98
Average daily rate £401 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.75 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £42.50 £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 £42.50 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Groovy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Telematics
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Java EE
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Telematics
1 7 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker