The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 - - 69
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £433
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
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
220 251 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.45% 39.22% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 140 247
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.74 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £47.50
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 Hertfordshire

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire