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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
1170 832 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.16% 37.21% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 533 587
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £47.50
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 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 19 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
Bristol - - - - 1
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) MarkLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Grails
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle