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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 181 186 171
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Grails 5 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.86% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 19
Average daily rate
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£415 £550 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £514 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 28 January 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Groovy
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (20.00%) Spring
9 3 (20.00%) Subversion
10 2 (13.33%) Java EE
10 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (13.33%) JSF
10 2 (13.33%) Maven
10 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
10 2 (13.33%) JAXB
10 2 (13.33%) XQuery
10 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle
10 2 (13.33%) Struts
10 2 (13.33%) DHTML
10 2 (13.33%) Ant

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) JSF
5 2 (13.33%) JAXB
5 2 (13.33%) Struts
5 2 (13.33%) DHTML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
5 2 (13.33%) Swing
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) RUP
6 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Groovy
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) XQuery
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Google
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