The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 76 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Grails 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +10.71%
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
326 198 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.28% 17.66% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 79 48
Average daily rate £400 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Grails across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Grails
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) JNDI
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) MyBatis

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (100.00%) JNDI
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy