The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Groovy
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Groovy 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
Groovy
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
716 767 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.77% 35.96% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 446 378
Average daily rate £350 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 39
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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Groovy
England

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce