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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 129 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.042% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.10% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
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£426 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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
1106 987 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.64% 41.16% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 515 597
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 108 102
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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
Suffolk - 4 £389 -
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £450 - 1
Essex - 1 £490 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) LINQ
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Moq
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) LINQ
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft