The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 185 209 209
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Contract jobs citing Grails 10 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.47% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £375 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £503 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1703 2110 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.25% 29.69% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1626 1718
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Grails
London

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

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 29 July 2014.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) Groovy
3 12 (63.16%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
5 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (47.37%) Spring MVC
5 9 (47.37%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) RESTful
7 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
9 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
9 5 (26.32%) OOD
9 5 (26.32%) CSS3
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (26.32%) HTML5
10 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (21.05%) Clojure
10 4 (21.05%) Hudson
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
1 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
2 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Hudson
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Spring
1 9 (47.37%) Spring MVC
2 8 (42.11%) RESTful
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
8 1 (5.26%) JMS
8 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) B2B
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Groovy
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) Clojure
5 3 (15.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oozie
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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