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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% - 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £600 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
768 865 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.80% 33.93% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 502 604
Median daily rate £363 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.00 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 3 £600 -
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) Microservices
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) XPath
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) JMS
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) XQuery
4 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) Gradle
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) nginx
6 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) PaaS
6 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (30.00%) Ansible
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (30.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Gradle
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (30.00%) gulp
2 3 (30.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) JMS
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Microservices
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) XPath
2 5 (50.00%) XQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle