The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 247 225 241
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Groovy 12 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 10
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£343 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £238 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3233 3039 3002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.35% 35.91% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1871 1684 1437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 118 175
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £17.50 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Berkshire +5 6 £308 -18.00% 1
Hampshire -22 2 £343 +22.86% 6
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 - 3
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
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England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 37 (97.37%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) TDD
3 19 (50.00%) SOAP
4 18 (47.37%) Spring
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (47.37%) RESTful
5 16 (42.11%) Scala
5 16 (42.11%) MongoDB
6 15 (39.47%) Pair Programming
6 15 (39.47%) SOA
7 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
8 13 (34.21%) Open Source
8 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (34.21%) MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Maven
10 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 11 (28.95%) MySQL
10 11 (28.95%) XML
10 11 (28.95%) Linux
11 10 (26.32%) Scrum
12 9 (23.68%) Android
12 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
13 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
13 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
14 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
14 7 (18.42%) OO
14 7 (18.42%) Ant
14 7 (18.42%) J2EE

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) Alfresco
3 3 (7.89%) Liferay
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 11 (28.95%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 12 (31.58%) Maven
3 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
3 7 (18.42%) Ant
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 6 (15.79%) Mockito
5 5 (13.16%) DbUnit
5 5 (13.16%) Gradle
5 5 (13.16%) TestNG
6 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.53%) Selenium
6 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
7 3 (7.89%) QUnit
8 2 (5.26%) JUnit
8 2 (5.26%) Hudson
9 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.63%) JBehave
9 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
1 30 (78.95%) Java Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) QA Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) SOAP
2 18 (47.37%) Spring
2 18 (47.37%) RESTful
3 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 11 (28.95%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
5 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.79%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) Apache Camel
6 5 (13.16%) Servlets
6 5 (13.16%) GWT
6 5 (13.16%) Guice
7 4 (10.53%) JSR 168
7 4 (10.53%) Velocity
7 4 (10.53%) Struts
7 4 (10.53%) XSLT
7 4 (10.53%) XHTML
7 4 (10.53%) REST
8 3 (7.89%) Dojo
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.26%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Wiki
4 1 (2.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) TDD
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (39.47%) Pair Programming
3 15 (39.47%) SOA
4 13 (34.21%) MVC
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.42%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (13.16%) Web Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.89%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.89%) User Stories
10 3 (7.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Scala
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Atomikos
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (7.89%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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