The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 83 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.61% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£335 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
515 435 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 39.30% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 280 270
Average daily rate £338 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the Manchester region.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) J2SE
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Android

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) J2SE
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £0.00 - £340.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago