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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Grails
Rank 157 179 195
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Contract jobs citing Grails 9 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.62% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Median daily rate £575 £575 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £416 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.96% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Grails
London

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
1199 1452 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.92% 30.97% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1211 1319
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Grails as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the City of London region.

Grails Hourly 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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Grails also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Grails.

1 16 (100.00%) Groovy
2 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 15 (93.75%) Java
3 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 14 (87.50%) Scala
3 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (87.50%) HTML5
3 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) MongoDB
3 14 (87.50%) CSS3
4 13 (81.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (81.25%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (81.25%) Puppet
4 13 (81.25%) Clojure
4 13 (81.25%) AngularJS
4 13 (81.25%) YUI
4 13 (81.25%) jQuery
4 13 (81.25%) Finance
4 13 (81.25%) Scrum
4 13 (81.25%) MySQL
5 10 (62.50%) Python
5 10 (62.50%) Jython
5 10 (62.50%) JRuby
5 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 13 (81.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) GitLab
1 1 (6.25%) Grunt
1 1 (6.25%) gulp
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Senior Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
1 14 (87.50%) CSS3
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) HTML5
2 13 (81.25%) AngularJS
2 13 (81.25%) jQuery
2 13 (81.25%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (81.25%) YUI
3 10 (62.50%) JRuby
4 1 (6.25%) FreeMarker
4 1 (6.25%) Handlebars
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) JMX
4 1 (6.25%) Mustache
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Scalatra
4 1 (6.25%) Smarty
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (81.25%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Groovy
2 15 (93.75%) Java
3 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) Scala
4 13 (81.25%) Clojure
5 10 (62.50%) Jython
5 10 (62.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Graphite
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
1 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks