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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grails
Rank 532 513 514
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Grails 66 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 37
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14454 13887 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.97% 28.12% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9918 9076 8733
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 202 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 58 £425 -10.52% 14
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 11
South East -11 3 - - 9
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 85 (87.63%) Java
2 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (63.92%) Groovy
4 51 (52.58%) TDD
5 48 (49.48%) Spring
6 43 (44.33%) HTML
7 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
8 30 (30.93%) CSS
9 25 (25.77%) Linux
9 25 (25.77%) Cucumber
10 23 (23.71%) Scrum
11 22 (22.68%) Microservices
12 21 (21.65%) Confluence
12 21 (21.65%) Hibernate
12 21 (21.65%) JIRA
13 19 (19.59%) Hadoop
13 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
13 19 (19.59%) API Development
14 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (18.56%) HTML5
14 18 (18.56%) Ruby
14 18 (18.56%) XML
14 18 (18.56%) SQL
14 18 (18.56%) IntelliJ
15 17 (17.53%) Ubuntu
15 17 (17.53%) Puppet
15 17 (17.53%) RESTful
15 17 (17.53%) CentOS
15 17 (17.53%) Spring Boot
15 17 (17.53%) Spock

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (21.65%) Confluence
2 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.19%) JBoss
3 6 (6.19%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.09%) Jetty
5 3 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.06%) CICS
6 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.06%) nginx
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.03%) SAS
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 4 (4.12%) IaaS
3 3 (3.09%) SoftLayer
3 3 (3.09%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) Heroku
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) SSL
3 3 (3.09%) Wireless
3 3 (3.09%) SNMP
3 3 (3.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) SMTP
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) Hadoop
2 17 (17.53%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.53%) HBase
3 15 (15.46%) MySQL
4 13 (13.40%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.12%) Redis
6 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.06%) Riak
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.06%) Adabas
8 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (25.77%) Cucumber
2 21 (21.65%) JIRA
3 18 (18.56%) IntelliJ
4 17 (17.53%) Spock
4 17 (17.53%) Geb
5 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.28%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.22%) Gradle
7 7 (7.22%) JUnit
8 4 (4.12%) Subversion
8 4 (4.12%) Maven
9 3 (3.09%) Ant
9 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.06%) RSpec
10 2 (2.06%) Mockito
10 2 (2.06%) Hamcrest
10 2 (2.06%) Liquibase
11 1 (1.03%) Selenium
11 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Publishing
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 86 (88.66%) Developer
2 59 (60.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Scala Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.12%) UI Programmer
6 4 (4.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (4.12%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.06%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (2.06%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Senior Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (49.48%) Spring
2 43 (44.33%) HTML
3 30 (30.93%) CSS
4 21 (21.65%) Hibernate
5 18 (18.56%) XML
5 18 (18.56%) HTML5
6 17 (17.53%) RESTful
6 17 (17.53%) JAX-RS
6 17 (17.53%) Apache Camel
6 17 (17.53%) Spring Boot
7 15 (15.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (15.46%) jQuery
8 14 (14.43%) AngularJS
8 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (13.40%) CSS3
10 12 (12.37%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (12.37%) REST
10 12 (12.37%) JSON
11 10 (10.31%) Web Services
12 8 (8.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) W3C
3 3 (3.09%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.09%) PKI
3 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Economics
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Linux
2 17 (17.53%) Ubuntu
2 17 (17.53%) CentOS
3 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (52.58%) TDD
3 23 (23.71%) Scrum
4 22 (22.68%) Microservices
5 19 (19.59%) API Development
6 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.43%) MVC
8 12 (12.37%) Pair Programming
8 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
8 12 (12.37%) DevOps
9 11 (11.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (10.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (9.28%) User Stories
12 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (7.22%) Analytics
13 7 (7.22%) BDD
14 6 (6.19%) Project Management
14 6 (6.19%) Open Source
14 6 (6.19%) Refactoring
15 5 (5.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 85 (87.63%) Java
2 62 (63.92%) Groovy
3 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.56%) SQL
4 18 (18.56%) Ruby
5 14 (14.43%) Scala
6 6 (6.19%) Python
7 3 (3.09%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.09%) C#
8 2 (2.06%) COBOL
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.06%) NATURAL
8 2 (2.06%) JCL
9 1 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Degree
4 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Puppet
2 7 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.15%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.09%) Nagios
5 2 (2.06%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.09%) Splunk
4 2 (2.06%) Akamai
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
London School of Economics
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago