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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 138 130
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8  
Contract jobs citing Groovy 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.034% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 825 981 990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.19% 33.40% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 540 554
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 16
Median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £36.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.21 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Groovy
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 2 - -
Groovy
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) gulp
2 3 (60.00%) Travis CI
2 3 (60.00%) CircleCI
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) JRuby
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall

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 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) 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 3 (60.00%) CircleCI
1 3 (60.00%) Gradle
1 3 (60.00%) gulp
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Felix
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Sling
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JRuby
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) JSTL
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle