The first table below looks at the demand for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 31 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 South East 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 218 212 241
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing Groovy 26 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.83% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2940 2908 3047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.93% 34.30% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1484 1516
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
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 100 151 191
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Groovy
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Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Groovy
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Groovy across the South East region.

Groovy Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +13 13 £260 -35.00%
Hampshire -15 7 £450 +62.16% 2
Surrey -13 2 £200 -50.00%
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (95.24%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) Spring
3 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
4 22 (52.38%) Maven
4 22 (52.38%) MVC
5 21 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 19 (45.24%) GWT
6 19 (45.24%) Apache Camel
6 19 (45.24%) Apache ServiceMix
6 19 (45.24%) Mockito
7 18 (42.86%) Atomikos
7 18 (42.86%) Guice
7 18 (42.86%) TestNG
7 18 (42.86%) DbUnit
8 14 (33.33%) TDD
8 14 (33.33%) SOAP
9 13 (30.95%) SOA
9 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (28.57%) RESTful
10 12 (28.57%) Google
11 11 (26.19%) Linux
11 11 (26.19%) Scala
12 10 (23.81%) Open Source
12 10 (23.81%) MySQL
12 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
13 9 (21.43%) Pair Programming
14 8 (19.05%) Android
14 8 (19.05%) J2EE
14 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 8 (19.05%) Scrum

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (45.24%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.38%) Liferay
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
1 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
2 22 (52.38%) Maven
3 19 (45.24%) Mockito
4 18 (42.86%) TestNG
4 18 (42.86%) DbUnit
5 5 (11.90%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
6 4 (9.52%) Ant
6 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.14%) Gradle
8 2 (4.76%) Hudson
8 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.76%) JUnit
8 2 (4.76%) JIRA
8 2 (4.76%) Selenium
9 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (2.38%) JMeter
9 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.38%) JBehave
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
1 36 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.38%) webMethods Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) Spring
2 21 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 19 (45.24%) GWT
3 19 (45.24%) Apache Camel
4 18 (42.86%) Guice
5 14 (33.33%) SOAP
6 12 (28.57%) RESTful
7 8 (19.05%) J2EE
8 6 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (9.52%) HTML
10 3 (7.14%) Servlets
11 2 (4.76%) XSLT
11 2 (4.76%) XHTML
11 2 (4.76%) Velocity
11 2 (4.76%) Struts
11 2 (4.76%) Web Services
11 2 (4.76%) REST
11 2 (4.76%) JSR 168
11 2 (4.76%) OAuth
12 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
3 1 (2.38%) Social Network
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Android
2 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) MVC
2 14 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (30.95%) SOA
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.43%) Pair Programming
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.38%) Migration
10 1 (2.38%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Scala
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Atomikos
2 12 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) webMethods
Hampshire
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