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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 550 500 473
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -27
Contract jobs citing Grails 29 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 48
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£461 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
+19.28% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13884 13503 11524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9154 8977 7355
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -41 23 £461 +3.65% 23
Yorkshire -8 3 £550 -
North East - 3 £285 -
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 66 (82.50%) Java
2 49 (61.25%) JavaScript
3 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (55.00%) HTML
5 35 (43.75%) CSS
5 35 (43.75%) Groovy
6 33 (41.25%) Spring
7 30 (37.50%) TDD
8 27 (33.75%) Hibernate
9 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 23 (28.75%) XML
11 21 (26.25%) Maven
12 20 (25.00%) HTML5
13 19 (23.75%) CSS3
13 19 (23.75%) AngularJS
13 19 (23.75%) MySQL
14 17 (21.25%) Web Services
14 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
15 16 (20.00%) Linux
15 16 (20.00%) Oracle
16 15 (18.75%) Ruby
17 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (16.25%) MVC
18 13 (16.25%) SQL
18 13 (16.25%) BDD
19 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
19 12 (15.00%) Pair Programming
20 11 (13.75%) JBoss
20 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.75%) JBoss
3 6 (7.50%) Jetty
4 5 (6.25%) nginx
4 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 5 (6.25%) Node.js
5 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) Heroku
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) MySQL
2 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.25%) Redis
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Navigator
7 3 (3.75%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.25%) Maven
3 10 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.25%) Gradle
5 8 (10.00%) Subversion
6 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.50%) Mocha
7 6 (7.50%) Ant
8 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.25%) RSpec
8 5 (6.25%) Mockito
8 5 (6.25%) Hamcrest
9 4 (5.00%) JUnit
9 4 (5.00%) NetBeans
9 4 (5.00%) QUnit
10 3 (3.75%) Spock
10 3 (3.75%) Geb
10 3 (3.75%) ClearQuest
10 3 (3.75%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Publishing
2 4 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (88.75%) Developer
2 34 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.25%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.25%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.25%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.00%) HTML
2 35 (43.75%) CSS
3 33 (41.25%) Spring
4 27 (33.75%) Hibernate
5 23 (28.75%) XML
6 20 (25.00%) HTML5
7 19 (23.75%) CSS3
7 19 (23.75%) AngularJS
8 17 (21.25%) Web Services
9 11 (13.75%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (12.50%) Sinatra
10 10 (12.50%) REST
10 10 (12.50%) jQuery
10 10 (12.50%) J2EE
11 9 (11.25%) Struts
11 9 (11.25%) J2SE
11 9 (11.25%) JSON
11 9 (11.25%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (11.25%) Backbone.js
12 8 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.50%) TDD
3 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.25%) MVC
4 13 (16.25%) BDD
5 12 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 10 (12.50%) Scrum
7 9 (11.25%) OO
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.75%) OOD
8 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) RUP
9 6 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.25%) DevOps
10 5 (6.25%) CRM
10 5 (6.25%) Project Management
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.00%) UML
11 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (82.50%) Java
2 49 (61.25%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.75%) Groovy
4 15 (18.75%) Ruby
5 13 (16.25%) SQL
6 8 (10.00%) C#
6 8 (10.00%) Scala
7 4 (5.00%) XQuery
7 4 (5.00%) C++
8 3 (3.75%) XPath
9 1 (1.25%) Python
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.25%) Akamai
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
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