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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 196 206 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing Grails 7 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 1.13% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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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
1715 2121 1885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.23% 30.01% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1627 1465
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.23 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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 21 (91.30%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Groovy
4 14 (60.87%) TDD
5 12 (52.17%) BDD
6 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
7 8 (34.78%) J2EE
7 8 (34.78%) DevOps
8 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 5 (21.74%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
11 4 (17.39%) HTML
11 4 (17.39%) CSS
11 4 (17.39%) Web Services
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 4 (17.39%) Scala
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
12 3 (13.04%) Selenium
12 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
12 3 (13.04%) Spring
12 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
12 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (13.04%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Gradle
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.35%) CSS Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) J2EE
2 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) RIA
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) BDD
4 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
5 8 (34.78%) DevOps
6 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
6 7 (30.43%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 3 (13.04%) OOD
11 2 (8.70%) SOA
11 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
12 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
12 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (4.35%) CRM
12 1 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) Groovy
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) Clojure
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oozie
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Google