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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank 93 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% - 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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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 Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
575 486 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.67% 36.46% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 293 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 37
Average hourly rate £46.75 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.36 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) JiBX
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Jasypt
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) OAuth
1 2 (50.00%) JiBX
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Jasypt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) ForgeRock