The first table below looks at the demand for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 89 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.069% 0.069% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
437 448 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.20% 30.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 215 185
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
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Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +12 1 £425 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSD
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle