The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
Groovy
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
552 400 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.83% 33.67% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 221 143
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Groovy
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scala