Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 159 194
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -20
Contract jobs citing Groovy 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.27% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.61% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Scotland median daily rate £325 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £490
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.16% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Groovy is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,767 1,631 1,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.98% 43.25% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 958 1,030
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £526 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.85 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.90 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -34 10 £325 -45.83% 2
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 7 (70.00%) Docker
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (60.00%) PaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) iPad
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (50.00%) React
4 5 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Gradle
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (10.00%) .NET

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 5 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) PaaS
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
1 5 (50.00%) React
1 5 (50.00%) RESTful
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet