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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 133 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.067% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.090% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 -
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -
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
1106 1164 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.78% 39.28% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 780 435
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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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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
Bristol +8 1 £388 +10.71% 3
Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (81.82%) Spring
3 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 9 (81.82%) RESTful
3 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Linked Data
3 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
3 9 (81.82%) Spock
3 9 (81.82%) Spring Boot
4 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) IntelliJ
4 7 (63.64%) Maven
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) Summit

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Summit
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
1 9 (81.82%) Spock
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (63.64%) IntelliJ
2 7 (63.64%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (81.82%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) RESTful
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
2 9 (81.82%) Spring Boot
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Linked Data
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Fedora
1 2 (18.18%) CentOS
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) SAP