Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Groovy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Groovy over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Groovy
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 203 202
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1 -22
Contract jobs citing Groovy 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.15% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Scotland median daily rate £370 £323 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.73% -28.33% +28.57%
UK median daily rate £525 £493 £470
% change year-on-year +6.60% +4.79% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -39.98%

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1794 1911 1956
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.55% 34.76% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1086 1053
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £274 £260 £263
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 36
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +30.08% +23.00%
10th Percentile £14.65 £32.35 £15.88
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.70 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.94%

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Groovy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Groovy in Scotland

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Groovy in Scotland

Groovy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Groovy in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Groovy in Scotland

Groovy
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Groovy within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 4 £370 -17.78%
Edinburgh - 1 £600 - 1
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Groovy.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) JRuby
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JSTL
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Jython
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

Groovy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JRuby
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) JSTL
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Jython
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle