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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
279 283 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.94% 33.85% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 139 227
Average daily rate £363 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £30.47 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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