The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 129 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 15 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.28% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate £433 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Groovy
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1165 1188 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.30% 37.46% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 764 545
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £44.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Devon +2 12 £433 +8.12%
Gloucestershire - 3 £340 -
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Maven
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) IntelliJ
4 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Spock
5 7 (46.67%) ISO 9001
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) ISO 14001
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) System Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) IntelliJ
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 8 (53.33%) Spock
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO 14001
1 7 (46.67%) ISO 9001