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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank - 118 115
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.51% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
817 979 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.47% 36.92% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 585 420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle