The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 123 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
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
1137 913 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.23% 37.42% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 481 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.90 £15.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JRuby
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) Scala

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) JRuby
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter