The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 82 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.097% - 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £463 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
290 334 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 33.64% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 171
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
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 Reading

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Groovy
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Boomi
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Concur

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Boomi
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Concur
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP