The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 94 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.42% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 61 53
Average daily rate £300 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside