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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 231 222 251
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Groovy 18 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.23% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.65% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 3
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£319 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
3018 3095 3211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.64% 35.57% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1661 1526
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 133 170
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +13 8 £300 -7.84% 1
Hampshire -22 5 £350 +22.80% 3
Surrey +1 2 £330 -17.50% 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (94.74%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) Spring
3 19 (50.00%) TDD
4 18 (47.37%) MVC
4 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
5 17 (44.74%) SOAP
5 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (42.11%) Maven
7 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (39.47%) RESTful
7 15 (39.47%) SOA
8 14 (36.84%) Scala
9 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
10 12 (31.58%) Open Source
10 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
11 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
11 11 (28.95%) Linux
11 11 (28.95%) Mockito
12 10 (26.32%) DbUnit
12 10 (26.32%) Apache Camel
12 10 (26.32%) Atomikos
12 10 (26.32%) Apache ServiceMix
12 10 (26.32%) MySQL
12 10 (26.32%) XML
12 10 (26.32%) Scrum
12 10 (26.32%) Guice
12 10 (26.32%) TestNG
12 10 (26.32%) GWT
13 9 (23.68%) HTML

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (26.32%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) Alfresco
3 3 (7.89%) Liferay
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
2 10 (26.32%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) Maven
3 11 (28.95%) Mockito
4 10 (26.32%) TestNG
4 10 (26.32%) DbUnit
5 7 (18.42%) Subversion
5 7 (18.42%) Ant
6 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
7 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 5 (13.16%) Gradle
8 4 (10.53%) Selenium
8 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
8 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
9 3 (7.89%) QUnit
10 2 (5.26%) Hudson
10 2 (5.26%) JUnit
11 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (2.63%) JMeter
11 1 (2.63%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
1 31 (81.58%) Java Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) QA Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Spring
2 17 (44.74%) SOAP
3 15 (39.47%) RESTful
4 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
5 10 (26.32%) XML
5 10 (26.32%) Guice
5 10 (26.32%) GWT
5 10 (26.32%) Apache Camel
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 6 (15.79%) J2EE
8 5 (13.16%) Servlets
9 4 (10.53%) XSLT
9 4 (10.53%) XHTML
9 4 (10.53%) Velocity
9 4 (10.53%) Struts
9 4 (10.53%) JSR 168
10 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
10 3 (7.89%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
3 1 (2.63%) Social Network
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Android
2 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.53%) Solaris
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) TDD
2 18 (47.37%) MVC
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) SOA
4 15 (39.47%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
11 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.26%) BDD
11 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) Scala
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Atomikos
2 4 (10.53%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) GigaSpaces
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods
Guildford, Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago