The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Edinburgh 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 83 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 263 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.63% 25.73% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 106 92
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) JNDI
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Grails
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) MyBatis

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) JNDI
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Grails
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby