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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 249 221 252
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Contract jobs citing Groovy 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.47% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
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
3196 2992 3008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 35.43% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1833 1668 1404
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 118 175
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 £15.15 £17.50 £18.00
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 23 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 23 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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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 +9 7 £308 -18.00% 1
Hampshire -21 2 £343 +18.10% 5
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 35 (97.22%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) TDD
3 19 (52.78%) SOAP
4 18 (50.00%) RESTful
5 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (44.44%) Spring
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (44.44%) Scala
5 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 15 (41.67%) Pair Programming
6 15 (41.67%) SOA
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
7 13 (36.11%) Open Source
7 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
8 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (33.33%) Maven
9 11 (30.56%) HTML
9 11 (30.56%) MySQL
9 11 (30.56%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) Linux
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
11 9 (25.00%) Android
11 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
12 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
13 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
13 7 (19.44%) Ant
13 7 (19.44%) J2EE
13 7 (19.44%) Subversion

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (8.33%) Node.js
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) Liferay
3 3 (8.33%) Alfresco
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 12 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (30.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (33.33%) Maven
3 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
3 7 (19.44%) Ant
3 7 (19.44%) Subversion
3 7 (19.44%) JIRA
4 6 (16.67%) Mockito
5 5 (13.89%) DbUnit
5 5 (13.89%) Gradle
5 5 (13.89%) TestNG
6 4 (11.11%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 4 (11.11%) IntelliJ
7 3 (8.33%) QUnit
8 2 (5.56%) JUnit
8 2 (5.56%) Hudson
9 1 (2.78%) Robotium
9 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
1 28 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) QA Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) SOAP
2 18 (50.00%) RESTful
3 16 (44.44%) Spring
4 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) XML
5 7 (19.44%) J2EE
6 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
7 5 (13.89%) Servlets
7 5 (13.89%) Guice
7 5 (13.89%) GWT
8 4 (11.11%) Velocity
8 4 (11.11%) JSR 168
8 4 (11.11%) Struts
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (11.11%) XSLT
8 4 (11.11%) XHTML
8 4 (11.11%) REST
9 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
9 3 (8.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
4 1 (2.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Android
2 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) TDD
2 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Pair Programming
3 15 (41.67%) SOA
4 13 (36.11%) MVC
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (11.11%) OOP
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (8.33%) SEO
9 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) Scala
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) XPath
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Atomikos
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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