The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 69 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.22% 0.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
370 429 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.26% 49.71% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 186 133
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Grails
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Grails
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle