The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Groovy
Rank 73 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.11% 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +16.07%
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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
392 292 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.34% 37.97% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 203 111
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.38 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.38 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
South Wales +4 1 £375 +3.44%
Groovy
UK

Groovy
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Grails
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Grails
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef