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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 64 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.30% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.63% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £438 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 319 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.18% 36.29% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 171 223
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Packer

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Packer
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle