The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 123 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.23% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.67% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £368 £426 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.78% +13.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Groovy
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
823 902 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.54% 35.25% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 506 537
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 72 88
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.20 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £368 -18.33%
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 18 (90.00%) XML
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 15 (75.00%) ISEB
3 15 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 14 (70.00%) JIRA
4 14 (70.00%) Ant
4 14 (70.00%) SOAP
4 14 (70.00%) Web Services
5 12 (60.00%) WSDL
5 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (55.00%) Process Improvement
6 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 11 (55.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (55.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) JUnit
8 4 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (20.00%) Hibernate

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (90.00%) Maven
3 15 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 14 (70.00%) Ant
4 14 (70.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
6 4 (20.00%) Mockito
6 4 (20.00%) WebStorm
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Automation Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) UI Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 14 (70.00%) SOAP
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 12 (60.00%) WSDL
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) JPA
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) REST
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Defect Management
4 11 (55.00%) Process Improvement
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) BPMN
6 4 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) WorldPay