The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 148 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +4
Contract jobs citing Grails 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.055% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grails
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1131 1615 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.76% 29.47% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1309 1382
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Grails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails across the City of London region.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the City of London region.

Grails Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grails 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 City of London region with a requirement for Grails.

1 12 (100.00%) Groovy
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 7 (58.33%) CSS
6 6 (50.00%) MySQL
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (50.00%) jQuery
7 5 (41.67%) Spring
7 5 (41.67%) Scala
7 5 (41.67%) HTML5
7 5 (41.67%) CSS3
8 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (33.33%) Clojure
8 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (33.33%) JRuby
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) YUI
8 4 (33.33%) Jython
8 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Python
8 4 (33.33%) J2EE
8 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (33.33%) Puppet
8 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) HBase
3 2 (16.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) VisualVM
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Geb
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Spock
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) JRuby
4 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (33.33%) YUI
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) JMX
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
7 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
7 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 1 (8.33%) API Development
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Groovy
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) Clojure
5 4 (33.33%) Jython
5 4 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Graphite
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks