The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester 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 77 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.49 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
538 348 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.02% 36.06% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 171 300
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 30
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £122.10 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Groovy
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Groovy
North West

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Grails
3 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
4 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) JSP
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (28.57%) JBoss
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) SAP PM
8 3 (21.43%) SAP
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
9 2 (14.29%) Logistics
9 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) J2EE
9 2 (14.29%) OOP
9 2 (14.29%) OO
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (7.14%) Selenium

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP PM
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Grails
2 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
1 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
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