The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Groovy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Groovy over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Groovy
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% - 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year +6.91% +13.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

Groovy is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 256 185 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 49.90% 32.51% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 103 161
Median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Groovy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Glasgow

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Groovy in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Glasgow

Groovy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Groovy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JRuby
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP

Groovy
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Felix
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Sling
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) JRuby
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle