The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 501 509 526
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Grails 56 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.088% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 37
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £508 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +35 55 £475 +5.55% 14
South East -25 1 - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 89 (73.55%) Groovy
3 81 (66.94%) TDD
4 67 (55.37%) HTML
5 66 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (52.07%) Spring
7 51 (42.15%) Scrum
8 46 (38.02%) JavaScript
9 40 (33.06%) CSS
9 40 (33.06%) MongoDB
10 38 (31.40%) Git (software)
10 38 (31.40%) Hibernate
11 36 (29.75%) Web Services
12 35 (28.93%) HTML5
13 34 (28.10%) MVC
13 34 (28.10%) JSON
14 33 (27.27%) BDD
15 32 (26.45%) Pair Programming
15 32 (26.45%) XML
16 29 (23.97%) MySQL
16 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (21.49%) Oracle
18 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
19 24 (19.83%) RESTful
19 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
19 24 (19.83%) CSS3
19 24 (19.83%) Continuous Improvement
20 22 (18.18%) Cucumber
20 22 (18.18%) SQL
21 20 (16.53%) JUnit

Grails
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.09%) Node.js
3 6 (4.96%) Jetty
4 5 (4.13%) CMS
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.65%) Mule
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.06%) MongoDB
2 29 (23.97%) MySQL
3 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
4 17 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 38 (31.40%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 20 (16.53%) JUnit
4 18 (14.88%) Subversion
5 17 (14.05%) Mockito
6 16 (13.22%) Maven
7 15 (12.40%) Hamcrest
8 11 (9.09%) Hudson
9 9 (7.44%) Jasmine
9 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
10 8 (6.61%) Mocha
11 5 (4.13%) Gradle
12 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.31%) Selenium
12 4 (3.31%) QUnit
13 3 (2.48%) Behat
14 2 (1.65%) Ant
15 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
15 1 (0.83%) EasyMock
15 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.44%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Advertising
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Automotive
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (88.43%) Developer
2 65 (53.72%) Java Developer
3 30 (24.79%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Programmer
11 3 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Test Consultant
11 3 (2.48%) Scala Developer
12 2 (1.65%) Node.js Developer
12 2 (1.65%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 2 (1.65%) Senior Programmer
12 2 (1.65%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.37%) HTML
2 63 (52.07%) Spring
3 40 (33.06%) CSS
4 38 (31.40%) Hibernate
5 36 (29.75%) Web Services
6 35 (28.93%) HTML5
7 34 (28.10%) JSON
8 32 (26.45%) XML
9 25 (20.66%) AngularJS
10 24 (19.83%) RESTful
10 24 (19.83%) CSS3
11 20 (16.53%) Spring MVC
11 20 (16.53%) SOAP
12 19 (15.70%) JDBC
13 14 (11.57%) GWT
13 14 (11.57%) Sensu
14 12 (9.92%) REST
15 10 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
16 7 (5.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Open Source
2 10 (8.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) iPhone
3 3 (2.48%) iPad
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Blog
5 1 (0.83%) Social Network
5 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) CentOS
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (66.94%) TDD
2 66 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.15%) Scrum
4 34 (28.10%) MVC
5 33 (27.27%) BDD
6 32 (26.45%) Pair Programming
7 29 (23.97%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (19.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (14.88%) Kanban
9 18 (14.88%) Release Management
10 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
11 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.09%) DevOps
13 10 (8.26%) OO
14 8 (6.61%) SOA
15 6 (4.96%) OOD
15 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.96%) Extreme Programming
16 5 (4.13%) OOA/OOD
16 5 (4.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 111 (91.74%) Java
2 89 (73.55%) Groovy
3 46 (38.02%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.18%) SQL
5 19 (15.70%) Ruby
6 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.61%) Scala
7 8 (6.61%) Python
8 5 (4.13%) Perl
8 5 (4.13%) Clojure
9 1 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Oozie
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Oracle
2 14 (11.57%) Akamai
3 8 (6.61%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) HP
4 2 (1.65%) Sencha
5 1 (0.83%) Splunk
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago