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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 227 227 210
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Groovy 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
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£388 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £345 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
3137 2759 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.60% 33.15% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1443 1231
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 133 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 5 £308 -38.50%
Hampshire -23 2 £388 -15.06% 1
Middlesex - 2 £505 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 - 3
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Surrey - - - -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 11 (50.00%) Spring
5 11 (50.00%) RESTful
6 10 (45.45%) Scala
6 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
6 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
6 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 9 (40.91%) SOAP
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) XML
8 8 (36.36%) Analytics
8 8 (36.36%) Web Analytics
8 8 (36.36%) JIRA
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) HTTP
9 7 (31.82%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (31.82%) Maven
9 7 (31.82%) User Experience
9 7 (31.82%) BDD
10 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (27.27%) SEO
10 6 (27.27%) SOA
10 6 (27.27%) Ant
10 6 (27.27%) Web 2.0

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) Liferay
3 2 (9.09%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Maven
3 6 (27.27%) Ant
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (22.73%) QUnit
5 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium
6 3 (13.64%) JUnit
6 3 (13.64%) Subversion
7 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
7 2 (9.09%) Mocha
7 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
7 2 (9.09%) Gradle
8 1 (4.55%) TestNG
8 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
8 1 (4.55%) Mockito
8 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) RESTful
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP
4 8 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) J2EE
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) Spring MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Dojo
6 3 (13.64%) JSON
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) XSLT
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 2 (9.09%) XHTML
7 2 (9.09%) Servlets
7 2 (9.09%) Struts
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) JiBX
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 6 (27.27%) Web 2.0
3 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) Grid Computing
4 2 (9.09%) DTV
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 8 (36.36%) Analytics
6 8 (36.36%) Web Analytics
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (31.82%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (31.82%) BDD
8 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (27.27%) SEO
8 6 (27.27%) SOA
8 6 (27.27%) User Stories
8 6 (27.27%) Feature Driven Development
9 5 (22.73%) OO
10 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
12 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) Scala
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) JPQL
4 1 (4.55%) HQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
1 2 (9.09%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
2 1 (4.55%) Atomikos