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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 498 514 517
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing Grails 82 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.100% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
- -21.21%
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
13987 14091 14789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9363 8950
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 232 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.63 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 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

Grails
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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 64 £475 - 17
North West - 17 £333 - 8
South East -18 1 £310 -17.33% 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 112 (90.32%) Java
2 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (59.68%) Groovy
4 67 (54.03%) TDD
5 48 (38.71%) HTML
6 47 (37.90%) Spring
7 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
8 38 (30.65%) CSS
9 30 (24.19%) BDD
10 29 (23.39%) HTML5
11 28 (22.58%) Web Services
12 27 (21.77%) XML
12 27 (21.77%) Scrum
13 26 (20.97%) Hibernate
14 25 (20.16%) Pair Programming
14 25 (20.16%) Git (software)
14 25 (20.16%) AngularJS
15 24 (19.35%) Linux
15 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
16 23 (18.55%) CSS3
17 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (17.74%) MVC
18 21 (16.94%) MySQL
19 20 (16.13%) HTTP
19 20 (16.13%) Maven
19 20 (16.13%) RESTful
19 20 (16.13%) MongoDB
20 18 (14.52%) OO
21 17 (13.71%) J2EE
22 16 (12.90%) JMS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.29%) Node.js
3 10 (8.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.84%) CMS
5 3 (2.42%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.61%) Jetty
6 2 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) LDAP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) MySQL
2 20 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.10%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.68%) Hazelcast
5 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) DB2
8 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.13%) Maven
3 15 (12.10%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.68%) Jasmine
5 11 (8.87%) Subversion
5 11 (8.87%) JUnit
5 11 (8.87%) Mocha
6 10 (8.06%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.65%) Gradle
7 7 (5.65%) Spock
8 6 (4.84%) Geb
9 5 (4.03%) Mockito
9 5 (4.03%) QUnit
10 4 (3.23%) Hudson
11 3 (2.42%) Selenium
11 3 (2.42%) Hamcrest
12 2 (1.61%) Ant
13 1 (0.81%) EasyMock
13 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
1 7 (5.65%) Billing
2 2 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Publishing
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (92.74%) Developer
2 73 (58.87%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.94%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Programmer
9 3 (2.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (1.61%) Analyst
10 2 (1.61%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (38.71%) HTML
2 47 (37.90%) Spring
3 38 (30.65%) CSS
4 29 (23.39%) HTML5
5 28 (22.58%) Web Services
6 27 (21.77%) XML
7 26 (20.97%) Hibernate
8 25 (20.16%) AngularJS
9 23 (18.55%) CSS3
10 20 (16.13%) RESTful
11 17 (13.71%) J2EE
12 16 (12.90%) JMS
13 15 (12.10%) Servlets
13 15 (12.10%) XSLT
14 13 (10.48%) Spring MVC
14 13 (10.48%) XML Schema
15 12 (9.68%) J2SE
15 12 (9.68%) JSON
16 11 (8.87%) SOAP
17 10 (8.06%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Open Source
2 12 (9.68%) User Experience
3 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.26%) Digital Media
5 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Blog
7 1 (0.81%) Social Network
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.35%) Linux
2 13 (10.48%) Android
2 13 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.26%) Windows
4 2 (1.61%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.03%) TDD
3 30 (24.19%) BDD
4 27 (21.77%) Scrum
5 25 (20.16%) Pair Programming
6 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (17.74%) MVC
7 18 (14.52%) OO
8 15 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (11.29%) DevOps
9 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.06%) Kanban
12 9 (7.26%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (7.26%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.45%) OOD
13 8 (6.45%) Release Management
14 7 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (4.84%) B2B
15 6 (4.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 112 (90.32%) Java
2 74 (59.68%) Groovy
3 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.29%) XPath
5 13 (10.48%) Scala
6 11 (8.87%) Ruby
6 11 (8.87%) SQL
7 9 (7.26%) C#
8 7 (5.65%) C++
9 5 (4.03%) Clojure
10 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.23%) Perl
10 4 (3.23%) Python
11 2 (1.61%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) RHEV
1 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) Oozie
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (8.87%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.42%) JBoss
4 3 (2.42%) Akamai
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
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Rate: £500 per day all inclusive
Posted: Yesterday
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