The first table below looks at the demand for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 132 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.65% 32.12% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 64 57
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £27.48 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Groovy
East of England

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Groovy
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Scala