The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 128 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing Groovy 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.081% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.22% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 889 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.44% 36.05% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 417 314
Average daily rate £358 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
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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 July 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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Groovy
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Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) GlassFish
3 4 (44.44%) Grails
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Java EE
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (33.33%) JNDI
4 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) EJB
4 3 (33.33%) Pentaho
4 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Gradle

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (44.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (11.11%) WATIR
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (11.11%) RSpec
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Grails
1 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (33.33%) JNDI
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) EJB
2 3 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) JRuby
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE 5
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Jython
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter