The table below looks at the statistics for Grails skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grails over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 516 492 482
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Contract jobs citing Grails 63 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 62
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£475 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £535 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14299 13817 13946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.94% 29.23% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9197 8544
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Grails
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Grails Jobs Demand Trend in England

Grails
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Grails across the England region.

Grails Daily Rate Trend in England

Grails
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Grails across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Grails Daily Rate Histogram in England

Grails
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Grails Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Grails within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 43 £499 +5.00% 16
North West +5 19 £333 +58.33% 1
South East -29 1 £310 -11.42% 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 111 (91.74%) Java
2 75 (61.98%) Groovy
3 71 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (52.07%) TDD
5 45 (37.19%) HTML
6 43 (35.54%) JavaScript
7 40 (33.06%) CSS
8 39 (32.23%) Spring
9 33 (27.27%) AngularJS
10 32 (26.45%) BDD
11 30 (24.79%) HTML5
12 29 (23.97%) Pair Programming
13 27 (22.31%) CSS3
14 26 (21.49%) MVC
15 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (20.66%) XML
16 24 (19.83%) Linux
16 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
17 22 (18.18%) Tomcat
17 22 (18.18%) Hibernate
18 21 (17.36%) Scrum
19 20 (16.53%) Web Services
20 19 (15.70%) HTTP
20 19 (15.70%) Maven
21 18 (14.88%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (14.88%) Jasmine
22 17 (14.05%) RESTful
22 17 (14.05%) JMS
22 17 (14.05%) OO
23 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.57%) Node.js
3 10 (8.26%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.96%) CMS
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) Drupal
7 1 (0.83%) Jetty
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
1 1 (0.83%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.57%) MySQL
2 14 (11.57%) Hazelcast
3 11 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) Redis
6 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.70%) Maven
3 18 (14.88%) Jasmine
4 14 (11.57%) Mocha
5 13 (10.74%) Cucumber
6 12 (9.92%) JUnit
7 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
8 8 (6.61%) QUnit
8 8 (6.61%) Subversion
9 6 (4.96%) Gradle
9 6 (4.96%) Spock
9 6 (4.96%) Geb
10 5 (4.13%) Mockito
11 3 (2.48%) Hamcrest
11 3 (2.48%) Hudson
11 3 (2.48%) Selenium
12 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.83%) EasyMock
General
1 8 (6.61%) Billing
2 5 (4.13%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (93.39%) Developer
2 66 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.88%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.48%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (1.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (0.83%) Node.js Developer
11 1 (0.83%) Lead Architect
11 1 (0.83%) Software Manager
11 1 (0.83%) Java Swing Developer
11 1 (0.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.19%) HTML
2 40 (33.06%) CSS
3 39 (32.23%) Spring
4 33 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 30 (24.79%) HTML5
6 27 (22.31%) CSS3
7 25 (20.66%) XML
8 22 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 20 (16.53%) Web Services
10 17 (14.05%) RESTful
10 17 (14.05%) JMS
11 15 (12.40%) Servlets
11 15 (12.40%) J2EE
12 14 (11.57%) XML Schema
12 14 (11.57%) J2SE
12 14 (11.57%) XSLT
13 12 (9.92%) Spring MVC
14 10 (8.26%) Backbone.js
14 10 (8.26%) DOM
15 9 (7.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Open Source
2 12 (9.92%) User Experience
2 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.65%) Social Media
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) RIA
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
6 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Linux
2 15 (12.40%) Android
3 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (52.07%) TDD
3 32 (26.45%) BDD
4 29 (23.97%) Pair Programming
5 26 (21.49%) MVC
6 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (17.36%) Scrum
8 18 (14.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (14.05%) OO
10 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering
11 13 (10.74%) DevOps
12 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.44%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.61%) Kanban
14 8 (6.61%) CRM
14 8 (6.61%) Release Management
15 6 (4.96%) OOD
15 6 (4.96%) SEO
16 5 (4.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (91.74%) Java
2 75 (61.98%) Groovy
3 43 (35.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.57%) XPath
5 12 (9.92%) Scala
6 10 (8.26%) C#
7 8 (6.61%) C++
8 7 (5.79%) Ruby
9 4 (3.31%) SQL
10 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.48%) Clojure
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 3 (2.48%) Python
11 2 (1.65%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
1 1 (0.83%) RHEV
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Oozie
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.61%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) Akamai
5 1 (0.83%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Informatica
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