The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
497 473 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.31% 33.81% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 305 250
Average daily rate £420 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 23
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £58.20 £39.00
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 Surrey

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Groovy
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft