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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% - -
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 £333 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.65% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1152 767 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.40% 34.72% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 471 582
Average daily rate £350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
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
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
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)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
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%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
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 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
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%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CA