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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 519 506 454
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -52
Contract jobs citing Grails 60 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.096% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.35% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 64
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +20 43 £495 -3.41% 13
North West +4 15 £350 +66.66% 1
South East -32 2 £505 +68.33%
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 124 (90.51%) Java
2 76 (55.47%) Groovy
3 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (45.99%) TDD
5 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
5 53 (38.69%) HTML
6 51 (37.23%) CSS
7 42 (30.66%) AngularJS
8 41 (29.93%) HTML5
9 40 (29.20%) Spring
10 39 (28.47%) CSS3
11 34 (24.82%) BDD
11 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (23.36%) MVC
13 30 (21.90%) Git (software)
14 28 (20.44%) Pair Programming
14 28 (20.44%) XML
14 28 (20.44%) Linux
14 28 (20.44%) Tomcat
15 27 (19.71%) OO
15 27 (19.71%) Jasmine
16 25 (18.25%) Hibernate
16 25 (18.25%) Maven
17 24 (17.52%) HTTP
18 23 (16.79%) Web Services
18 23 (16.79%) J2EE
19 22 (16.06%) JMS
20 21 (15.33%) Mocha
21 20 (14.60%) J2SE
21 20 (14.60%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (20.44%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.14%) Node.js
3 11 (8.03%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.84%) CMS
5 2 (1.46%) JBoss
5 2 (1.46%) Apache
5 2 (1.46%) Jetty
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.52%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) Hazelcast
2 14 (10.22%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.03%) MySQL
4 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.73%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 27 (19.71%) Jasmine
3 25 (18.25%) Maven
4 21 (15.33%) Mocha
5 17 (12.41%) JUnit
6 16 (11.68%) Jenkins
7 13 (9.49%) QUnit
8 10 (7.30%) Cucumber
9 9 (6.57%) Subversion
10 8 (5.84%) Geb
11 7 (5.11%) Gradle
12 6 (4.38%) Spock
13 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.92%) Mockito
14 3 (2.19%) Hudson
15 2 (1.46%) Hamcrest
15 2 (1.46%) Selenium
16 1 (0.73%) EasyMock
16 1 (0.73%) JIRA
16 1 (0.73%) Grunt
General
1 12 (8.76%) Billing
2 4 (2.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 127 (92.70%) Developer
2 66 (48.18%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.68%) Senior Developer
4 7 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (5.11%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (5.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 5 (3.65%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (3.65%) Software Developer
5 5 (3.65%) Software Engineer
6 4 (2.92%) Scala Developer
7 3 (2.19%) Web Developer
7 3 (2.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (2.19%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (1.46%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (0.73%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (0.73%) CSS Developer
9 1 (0.73%) PHP Developer
9 1 (0.73%) Java Programmer
9 1 (0.73%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.69%) HTML
2 51 (37.23%) CSS
3 42 (30.66%) AngularJS
4 41 (29.93%) HTML5
5 40 (29.20%) Spring
6 39 (28.47%) CSS3
7 28 (20.44%) XML
8 25 (18.25%) Hibernate
9 23 (16.79%) J2EE
9 23 (16.79%) Web Services
10 22 (16.06%) JMS
11 20 (14.60%) Servlets
11 20 (14.60%) J2SE
12 19 (13.87%) RESTful
13 15 (10.95%) XML Schema
13 15 (10.95%) XSLT
14 13 (9.49%) Backbone.js
15 12 (8.76%) Spring MVC
16 11 (8.03%) DOM
17 8 (5.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) User Experience
3 10 (7.30%) Open Source
4 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.65%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) RIA
7 1 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Linux
2 19 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.95%) Android
4 11 (8.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (45.99%) TDD
3 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (24.82%) BDD
4 32 (23.36%) MVC
5 28 (20.44%) Pair Programming
6 27 (19.71%) OO
7 18 (13.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (12.41%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.68%) Scrum
10 13 (9.49%) CRM
10 13 (9.49%) DevOps
11 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.03%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.30%) SEO
13 9 (6.57%) OOD
14 8 (5.84%) Extreme Programming
15 5 (3.65%) Content Management
15 5 (3.65%) Kanban
15 5 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 124 (90.51%) Java
2 76 (55.47%) Groovy
3 53 (38.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.95%) XPath
5 13 (9.49%) C#
6 12 (8.76%) C++
7 10 (7.30%) Scala
8 4 (2.92%) SQL
8 4 (2.92%) Ruby
9 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.46%) Clojure
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) RHEV
2 1 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Oozie
3 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle
4 2 (1.46%) Akamai
5 1 (0.73%) Informatica
5 1 (0.73%) Google
5 1 (0.73%) Zend
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