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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 73 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% - 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £328 £290
% change year-on-year
+45.03% +12.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
Groovy
North West

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
339 281 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.57% 33.81% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 150 138
Average daily rate £385 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 8 £275 -
Groovy
North West

Groovy
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Hudson
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Maven
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Hudson
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Perl
1 8 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet