The table below looks at the statistics for Groovy skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Groovy
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Groovy 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.80% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £468 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -39.98%
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 West Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 216 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 39.39% 36.49% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 150 55
Average daily rate £425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £479 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £27.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Groovy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Groovy Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Groovy
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Groovy Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Groovy
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Groovy across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Groovy Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 - 1
Groovy
South East

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Mockito
2 4 (66.67%) Hamcrest
2 4 (66.67%) CQRS
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-RS
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) MyBatis
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Gradle
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Hamcrest
2 4 (66.67%) Mockito
3 3 (50.00%) Gradle
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) jMock
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-RS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) MyBatis
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (66.67%) CQRS
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Rally