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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 188 186 203
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Grails 13 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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

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 3 July 2015.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Groovy
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (38.89%) Spring
6 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
7 6 (33.33%) Scala
7 6 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) JBoss
9 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (22.22%) Docker
9 4 (22.22%) DevOps
9 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
9 4 (22.22%) Puppet
9 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (16.67%) BDD
10 3 (16.67%) Java SE
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) Riak
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.11%) Liquibase
3 2 (11.11%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) JSP
5 3 (16.67%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) Struts
5 3 (16.67%) Swing
5 3 (16.67%) Java SE
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) Play Framework
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) WSDL
6 2 (11.11%) JAXB
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Product Management
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Microservices
7 1 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Groovy
3 6 (33.33%) Scala
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) XQuery
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
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