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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 190 194 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Grails 2 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.39% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Average daily rate
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- £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Grails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grails.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Groovy
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Ant
5 3 (42.86%) Struts
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) JBoss
5 3 (42.86%) Swing
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) JSF
6 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
6 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) UML
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (28.57%) JAXB
6 2 (28.57%) XQuery
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Grails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Grails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Navigator
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
3 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Struts
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Swing
4 2 (28.57%) JSF
4 2 (28.57%) JAXB
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) DHTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Groovy
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) XQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle