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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank - 90 73
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.21% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.55% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £394
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-39.98% +7.11%
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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
514 546 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.55% 37.42% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 339 205
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.68 £59.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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