The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 119 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.100% 0.035% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.11% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Groovy
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
857 876 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.76% 30.74% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 500 664
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.79 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Groovy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 2 £413 -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Microservices
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (45.45%) JMS
4 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) XQuery
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) XPath
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) High Availability

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Implementation Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) JMS
2 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Microservices
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Application Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Presales
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) XPath
2 5 (45.45%) XQuery
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Compuware
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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