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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grails
Rank 494 514 529
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing Grails 75 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.084% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 35
Average daily rate
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£458 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £522 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
14204 13991 14537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 29.21% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9175 9166 9070
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +43 68 £473 +5.00% 17
North West - 6 £313 - 4
South East -1 1 £310 -27.05% 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Grails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (88.89%) Java
2 90 (71.43%) Groovy
3 83 (65.87%) TDD
4 64 (50.79%) HTML
4 64 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (46.03%) Spring
6 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 44 (34.92%) CSS
8 43 (34.13%) Scrum
9 39 (30.95%) Web Services
10 37 (29.37%) HTML5
11 36 (28.57%) BDD
12 34 (26.98%) MongoDB
13 32 (25.40%) Git (software)
14 31 (24.60%) XML
14 31 (24.60%) Pair Programming
15 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
16 29 (23.02%) MVC
16 29 (23.02%) Hibernate
17 28 (22.22%) RESTful
18 27 (21.43%) JSON
18 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (21.43%) CSS3
19 25 (19.84%) MySQL
19 25 (19.84%) NoSQL
20 21 (16.67%) Linux
20 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
20 21 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
21 20 (15.87%) Oracle
22 19 (15.08%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.32%) Node.js
3 6 (4.76%) CMS
4 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.17%) Jetty
6 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.59%) Apache
7 2 (1.59%) Mule
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.79%) Drupal
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.79%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.98%) MongoDB
2 25 (19.84%) NoSQL
2 25 (19.84%) MySQL
3 11 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.97%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Redis
8 1 (0.79%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 17 (13.49%) JUnit
4 15 (11.90%) Maven
5 14 (11.11%) Subversion
6 12 (9.52%) Jasmine
7 11 (8.73%) Mockito
8 10 (7.94%) Mocha
8 10 (7.94%) Jenkins
9 9 (7.14%) Hamcrest
9 9 (7.14%) Hudson
10 5 (3.97%) Gradle
11 4 (3.17%) QUnit
12 3 (2.38%) Selenium
13 2 (1.59%) Ant
14 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.79%) EasyMock
14 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Automotive
2 2 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Electronics
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.79%) Publishing
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (92.86%) Developer
2 71 (56.35%) Java Developer
3 31 (24.60%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Programmer
10 3 (2.38%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.59%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.59%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (1.59%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 2 (1.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.79%) HTML
2 58 (46.03%) Spring
3 44 (34.92%) CSS
4 39 (30.95%) Web Services
5 37 (29.37%) HTML5
6 31 (24.60%) XML
7 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 29 (23.02%) Hibernate
9 28 (22.22%) RESTful
10 27 (21.43%) CSS3
10 27 (21.43%) JSON
11 19 (15.08%) Spring MVC
11 19 (15.08%) SOAP
12 13 (10.32%) JDBC
13 12 (9.52%) REST
14 10 (7.94%) J2EE
15 9 (7.14%) JMS
15 9 (7.14%) Sensu
16 8 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (6.35%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Open Source
2 13 (10.32%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) iPhone
4 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (1.59%) Social Media
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Blog
6 1 (0.79%) Social Network
6 1 (0.79%) RIA
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Android
3 5 (3.97%) Windows
3 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.59%) UNIX
4 2 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (65.87%) TDD
2 64 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.13%) Scrum
4 36 (28.57%) BDD
5 31 (24.60%) Pair Programming
6 29 (23.02%) MVC
7 27 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (11.90%) Release Management
9 15 (11.90%) Kanban
10 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.52%) OO
10 12 (9.52%) DevOps
11 9 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.35%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.35%) SOA
13 5 (3.97%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (3.97%) OOD
13 5 (3.97%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 112 (88.89%) Java
2 90 (71.43%) Groovy
3 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.70%) SQL
5 14 (11.11%) Ruby
6 13 (10.32%) Scala
7 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.76%) XPath
9 5 (3.97%) Python
9 5 (3.97%) Perl
9 5 (3.97%) Clojure
10 2 (1.59%) C#
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) RHEV
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Puppet
2 3 (2.38%) Oozie
3 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Oracle
2 8 (6.35%) Akamai
3 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.97%) JBoss
4 2 (1.59%) HP
4 2 (1.59%) Sencha
5 1 (0.79%) Zend
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
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